Mr William Edgar Tyler


Mr William Edgar Tyler

Personal Name

Tyler, William Edgar

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)
Moss Grove, Knighton Grange Road, Leicester (1911 census; Kelly's, 1916) [Approximate location shown]

Corporate name

The Tyler Trust
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)

Associated organisations

Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society, 1914-


1901 and 1911 Census for England and Wales
Annual Report (1922)
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. 20 (1919), p. 64; vol. 22 (1921), p. 16.
University of Leicester Archive, minutes (1921-1922, green copy); M-1; M-2; P-AR.

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