Mr Alec Tyler


Mr Alec Tyler

Personal Name

Tyler, Alec

Birth Date


Death Date



Assistant hosiery manufacturer (1901 census)
Hosiery manufacturer (1911 census)
Sock, hosiery and glove manufacturer (Kelly's, 1916)

Home address

1 St Albans Road, Leicester (1901 census)
117 Oxford Road, Moseley, Birmingham (1911 census)
40 Knighton Drive, Leicester (Kelly's, 1916)

Corporate name

William Tyler, Sons & Co. (Kelly's, 1916)

Business address

25-31 King Street, Leicester, Leicestershire (Kelly's, 1916)


Family group donation of £20,000 as The Tyler Trust. "In memory of their father; to found a "William Tyler" Chair of Commerce" (Annual Report, 1922)

College appointments

Court of Governors, 1922-1929
College Council, 1925-1930
University College Botanical Gardens Committee, 1924

Associated organisations

Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society, 1914-


Annual Report (1922)
1901 and 1911 Census for England and Wales
Civil Registration Death Index for England and Wales
Kelly's Directory of Leicestershire and Rutland,
1916, p. 488
Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society Transactions, vol. 22 (1921), p. 16
University of Leicester Archive, minutes (1921-1922, green copy); M-2.


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