Tyas family Victoria Australia

also Yorkshire origins, other Tyas families of Australia, families Cole (Coyle), Holmes Hudson

Richard Tyas c1829-92 was born at Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, England, parents John Tyas and Bessey nee Waterton, both of ancestry there or around  nearby South Kirkby.

Richard was a butcher; by 1857 at Sheffield. He sailed 7 April 1858 from Liverpool ship Marco Polo, arriving July Melbourne, colony of Victoria, Australia.

In Victoria, he was first an employed butcher at Richmond. After 1859, he had his own business, corner Church and Rule sts, Richmond. From 1879 his sole business was nearby 343 Victoria st, Abbotsford, branch started 1873. It was a brick building with six room dwelling where the family lived. To substantial extent, he owned it, also vacant land Kent st, Richmond.

He died 22 Jan 1892 at Abbotsford of long standing heart condition, buried Boroondara cem, Kew, Vic, as later also others of family:

Richard Tyas married 21 Jan 1863, at registry office Fitzroy, Mary Ann Elizabeth Cole (Coyle) c1843-1918, domestic servant, Buckingham st, Richmond.

Mary Ann had arrived Victoria 1857 with parents John Cole (Coyle), bricklayer, and Mary nee Butler from Sheffield, Yorkshire, originally from Ireland. After Richard died, Mary Ann  mainly resided with daughter Mary Ann Fairchild, 2 Forster st, Williamstown.

About 1888, Richard Tyas was subject of biographical note in Victoria & Its Metropolis, republished 1991 microfiche, Melb City Council.

On this site, the current suburb name Abbotsford has been substituted where applicable for Collingwood of which once it was part

Children & some further descendants of Richard Tyas & Mary Ann Cole (Coyle)

all children born in Melbourne region, Victoria, Australia

1. Mary Ann Elizabeth Tyas 1864-1941 b Richmond Vic. m 1889 William Fairchild 1860-1921 b Geelong, railway carriage builder, of Newport workshops. Res until at least 1897 Newport, Victoria; thereafter 2 Forster st, Williamstown.

2. Richard Tyas 1865-1949 b Richmond Vic. Around 1894 butcher briefly 189 High st, Kew. Went to Western Australia, date it seems was Sept 1896 time of Kalgoorlie gold rush, miner. By 1912 landholder (selector) at Quairading WA. In 1917 at Perth briefly joined AIF tunneling unit, discharged as over age. In 1918 butcher Claremont in Perth, later farm hand at Merredin WA. Returned to Vic 1923, by 1927 mechanic Ballarat where boarded in house near city centre, newspapers reported him 1936 for escape from its fire. Died 1 Feb 1949 resident Queen Elizabeth Benevolent Home, Ballarat, buried Williamstown cemetery. On son Richard Henry Holmes Tyas 1894-1974, see below.

3. John Anthony Tyas 1866-1942 b Richmond Vic. From 1886 briefly held lease of farming land at Dumbalk east of Melbourne as also his brother Richard or their father. Employed 1891 as butcher Carrathool NSW where probably had been 1888. Seems went 1895 to Kalgoorlie Western Australia gold rush area remaining until at least 1898. He presumably was the John Anthony Tyas in South African Boer War 1899-1902 enlisted Dec 1899 becoming member of corps Rimington's Guides also known as Damant's Horse; also presumably the J.A. Tyas 1904 seaman/cattleman for voyage Sydney to Manila, 1913 traveller of Williamstown. By 1914 in Vic he was an optician advertised so and in New Zealand 1915-16 optician advertised so as of Auckland and Hawera 20 years experience. In 1918 at Leeds England he married Cecilia Millicent Daisy Bateman 1879-1965. John, Daisy and son Reginald arr Melbourne 1920, John described as optician. After 1920 at Melbourne he was small goods (meat) vendor, including at Prahran Market. By 1930 the family res 543 Inkerman rd, Caulfield North. John bur Fawkner cem. > Reginald John Bateman Tyas 1918-89 b Glasgow, Scotland; administrator, res Mt Waverley, Vic, m Dorothy Mary Browne >.

4. Sarah Ellen Tyas 1868-1939 b Richmond Vic. Known as Nellie. m 1895 Sabbarton Sydenham Walter 1857-1931 b Glasgow, Scotland, railway employee. Res Williamstown, by 1914 Albert Park, by 1919 Collingwood; by 1931 with son and daughter Church st, Hepburn Springs where died, obit well-known at Newport; bur Williamstown cem. After 1931 Nellie res with son and daughter at Albert Park, d 1939 Geelong West. > Sydenham Alfred Walter 1896-1979 architect Vic Gov, m Jane Molineaux Lebrun 1905-77; Myrtle Alma Walter 1898-1982 m 1939 Stephen Edward Farrell 1893-1984 res Geelong. *pic c1930 Sabbarton, Alma & Alf Walter; Betty & Colin Tyas.

5. Alice Maud Tyas 1870-81 b Richmond Vic. d age 10, cyanosis paraplegia convulsions illness lifelong, Victoria st, Abbotsford.

6. Priscilla May Tyas 1872-1934 b Richmond. By 1902 shop assistant Johnston st Collingwood. Later res Victoria pde Collingwood. m 1913 Alfred Edmondton Albert Penrose 1870-1954 railway employee, res Footscray.

7. Theresa Jane Tyas 1874-1935 b Abbotsford. Later at Geelong. Known as Jane. m 1898 and later separated from Joseph Ancil Simmonds 1866-1952 drainer, b Daylesford, Vic (of Joseph Ancil Simmonds.1840-1925 and Lydia nee Cutler) > Priscilla Beatrice Simmonds 1899-1985 m 1924 Robert McGregor Campbell 1900-78, Lilian Jane Mary Simmonds 1902-80 m - Douglas, Joseph Ancil Richard Tyas Simmonds 1903-79 accountant. m 1926 Marion Mona Williams 1906-85 (> Ronald Simmonds, settled Sydney contact and assistance 2007), Cecil Oswald Tyas Simmonds 1906-95 watchmaker Geelong.

8. Caroline Victoria Tyas 1876-77. d Abbotsford age 18 months.

9. Alfred Tyas 1878-1932 b Abbotsford. After printing apprenticeship at Newport Vic with G.A. Andrew, his future father-in-law, Alf went to region of South Africa, first it seems 1900. At Melbourne Australia 1905 m Florence May Andrew 1880-1976 b Daylesford, Vic. Settled soon after at Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia (now Harare, Zimbabwe) where printer, newspaper editor and farmer. Established and edited Rhodesian Herald. Only child Neville Sydenham Fairchild Tyas 1917-41. Alfred, Florence and Neville came to Victoria 1920, later returned to Rhodesia. Alfred died 1932 at Aspendale Park, Salisbury. By 1939 Florence was there with son Neville Tyas lieutenant Southern Rhodesian Air Force; Neville SF Tyas m Salisbury 1939 Dorothy Stella Ballantyne 1917-2003 b South Africa d Harare, m2 Gerald Gilbert-Green. Neville SF Tyas d 18 March 1941 in World War 2 air battle near Keren on the Red Sea in NE Africa. Around 1948-52 Florence was a visitor in Melbourne where by 1963 she returned to live.

10. Percy Everard Tyas 1883-97 b Abbotsford. d age 14, rheumatic fever, 4 Davies st, Newport, Vic.

* pic; * pic (older woman)
probably two of the daughters of Richard & Mary Ann c1930 (adapted from album of R.H. Tyas 1894-1974)





More on Richard Tyas c1829-92 from Yorkshire, ancestry, family

Yorkshire, especially in the south west, is the traditional home of the name Tyas. There are records of Tyas or Le Tyas at Elmsall at least back to 1300's and a few miles west it has long been part of two district names. The region is now better known for surrounding places now much larger such as Barnsley, Doncaster, Leeds, Sheffield.

The birth year of Richard Tyas probably was 1829; record of his birth currently is unknown, 1841 census said 12, 1851 census said 22, departing England 1858 said 27, marriage Jan 1863 said 29, death Jan 1892 said 63. He was born at Monk Bretton (later Vic records). His parents (1841 census and later Vic records) were John Tyas 1802-76 butcher and farmer m Bessy Waterton 1807-47.

John Tyas was ch 1802 at Monk Bretton or Burton, parish Royston and married Bessey Watterton (so spelt) 9 Nov 1826 South Kirkby, Yorkshire.

In 1826, John Tyas was a butcher residing South Kirkby, by 1833 residing township of Brierley, by 1841 census there with Elizabeth (Bessy) and children Richard, Mary, Sarah, John and Elizabeth. By 1851, John Tyas was widower, butcher at 33 Campo Lane Sheffield. By 1852, he was butcher, 41 Wentworth st, Sheffield ( Whites Dir 1852). He was by 1871 census was at the Nether Hallam home of his daughter Elizabeth Pasley.

John Tyas died 23 Dec 1876 butcher age 74 at the Nether Hallam home of his daughter Annie Ryalls.

John Tyas 1802-76 and Bessy had ten children in addition to Richard Tyas 1829-92. They were  twins John Tyas and Thomas Tyas 1826; Mary Margaret Tyas 1831-91 m 1856 John Whitehead; Anthony Tyas 1833-1905 by 1881 butcher Ecclesall Bierlow m 1861 Elizabeth Whitham; Sarah Tyas 1835-1907 m 1859 Frank Dawson Seaman 1840-82 (> Alfred Seaman 1867-1952 emigrated to South Australia m 1892 Minnie May Smith ( > Roy Arthur Seaman 1894-1993, Eric Tyas Seaman 1899-1957); John Arthur Dawson Seaman 1869-1911); John Tyas 1837-92, at Sheffield by 1851, butcher 1881, later of Heysham Lancashire, m 1857 Martha Nicholson 1839-1905 (> Caroline Annie Tyas 1857-94 m 1881 William Wilmer Hammond; Laura Elizabeth Tyas 1860-1937 m 1896 Thomas Unwin Simonson; Kate Ellen Tyas 1859-1940, Alice Maude Mary Tyas 1863-1915 m 1909 John Hall Newton; Lillian Edith Tyas 1866-1937 m 1886 Edwin Davies Tyrer); Elizabeth Tyas 1840-1914 m 1861 Joseph Henry Pasley; Ellen Tyas 1842-1920 m 1868 Thomas Beevers; Anne Tyas 1844-86 m 1863 George Ryalls; Thomas Tyas 1847-48.

Thanks to Irene from Yorkshire for assistance at points in the following account.

John Tyas 1802-76 was third of ten children, all b Monk Bretton, to Joseph Tias 1761-1841 farmer and Sarah Berry m 1796 at Sandal Magna. Joseph Tias d (spelt Tyas) 1841 at Monk Bretton. Other children Jonas Tyas 1797; Richard Tias (Tyas) 1800-80 joiner at Dewsbury; Henry Tyas 1804-27; Charles Tyas 1807-90 remained locality Monk Bretton, farmer later ironworks labourer m 1827 Martha Schofield (> Henry Tyas 1828; William Tyas 1830; Sarah Tyas 1832 m 1855 John Duval; Charles Tyas 1834; Ann Tyas 1837 d at 6 months; Elizabeth Tyas 1838 m 1863 Joseph Wilkinson; Ann Tyas 1840; Joseph Tyas 1842 farmer m 1868 Annie Fox; Martha Tyas 1844; Alfred Tyas 1847 mason London m 1869 Rachel Pimbley); Edwin Tyas 1809 linen bleacher m Royston parish 1824 Mary Ann Barraclough; Joseph Tyas 1811; George Tyas 1814 butcher by 1841; Sarah Tyas 1815; Ann Tyas 1819 m 1847 George Pickett.

Joseph Tias 1761-1841 was fourth of ten children b at Royston or Burton to Joseph Tias 1732-94 m Felkirk 1755 Elizabeth Marshal 1733-1816; other children Elizabeth Tias 1757; Sarah Tias 1758, Mary Tias 1760, Richard Tias 1763, Sarah Tyas 1765, George Tias 1766, Fanny Tias 1767, John Tias 1771, Charles Tias 1774.

Joseph Tias 1732-94 was eldest of seven children b at Burton whose father was Benjamin Tias b c1710 Royston parish. Other children Richard Tias 1733, Anne Tias 1735, George Tyas 1736, Benjamin Tyas 1737, Elizabeth Tias 1741, Stephen Tyas 1742 m Firbeck 1771 Elizabeth Howson (> Mary Tyas 1772, George Tyas 1777, Sarah Tyas, Elizabeth Tyas 1781, Martha Tyas 1783, John Tyas 1784, Richard Tyas 1784).

A person John Tyas d 12 Dec 1858 Melbourne, clerk, in Australia 3 years, late of Dewsbury, single, age said 40; relationship if any not currently known.

Waterton family

Bessy Waterton 1807-47, mother of Richard Tyas 1828-92, was ch Betsy Watterton 1807 South Kirkby. She was child of Thomas Waterton 1779-1828 m Barwick in Elmet 1805 Margaret Hudson 1783-1861; other children Richard Waterton 1805, William Waterton 1815, Abel Waterton 1820-85, Anthony Waterton 1823, Margaret c1841 was a farmer at South Kirkby. William Waterton and Abel Waterton c1861 were butchers at South Kirkby, with Bessy's children Ellen Tyas and Anne Tyas with Abel; Richard Waterton, shopkeeper was next door. By 1881, Abel was retired at Doncaster.

Thomas Waterton was child of Richard Waterton c1753-1843 m Wath On Dearne 1777 Mary Vanes. It seems Richard Waterton was ch 1753 Warmfield, son of James Waterton. By 1841 census, Richard Waterton age 90, resided with his daughter in law Margaret Waterton (Hudson); also with her 1841 Antony Tyas. By 1851 census, Ellen Tyas age 8 was with Margaret.

The name Waterton (or Watterton) has long history in West Yorkshire. The family was prominent at South Kirkby: Thomas Waterton, d 15 March 1777 age 78, was Clerk of Church at South Kirkby for nearly 50 years; as at 1843 Richard Waterton was shopkeeper; as at 1856 William Waterton was butcher, Richard Waterton blacksmith, James Waterton saddler, Mary Waterton victualler and landlady "Rose and Crown".

Thanks to Audrey Roberts of Geelong, Victoria, formerly of South Kirkby, e-mails to site author 2003.
Thanks to Margaret Duprey, formerly of South Kirkby, descendant of Richard Waterton b 1805, e-mails to site author 2004.
Thanks to Irene from Yorkshire e-mails to site author 2004, 2005.




Ancestry & family of Mary Ann Tyas nee Coyle (Cole) c1843-1918

Mary Ann Elizabeth Coyle
(Cole) c1843-1918 m Melbourne 1863 Richard Tyas 1828-92 was born c1843 Ireland, probably Coleraine; d 1918, bur Kew Cem, Church of England sector, Tyas location.

Mary Ann arrived Victoria July 1857 ship Maldon sailed from Liverpool, England, with parents and siblings. The register shows John 39 bricklayer and Mary 38, John 20 bricklayer, Lawrence 19 bricklayer (also as Laurence 17), Mary 15, Margaret 11, James 10 and Teresa 4. They were assisted immigrants travelling in name Cole.

Mary Ann's father John Coyle (Cole) c1816-84 was born Dublin, Ireland, child of John Coyle, bricklayer, and Mary: source Vic death record. Mary Ann's mother Mary Ann Elizabeth Butler (formerly it seems Butterly) c1815-91 was born Ireland. They married Dublin c1832; children b Ireland included John c1836, Laurence 1837, Mary Ann 1843 and Margaret c1845. By 1847, in period of Irish famine, the family had relocated to England at Preston, Lancashire; by 1851 at 21 Bathyard lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire.

In Victoria, Mary Ann's parents and siblings mainly reverted to name Coyle. In 1860's her father owned and resided in a 2 room brick house in Buckingham St, Richmond, near butcher shop of Richard Tyas. By 1875. her parents were at 197 Wellington st, Collingwood, then by 1879 at 81 Hoddle st, Collingwood. Her father died 1884 at Hoddle st, Collingwood, age 68, bricklayer. Her mother Mary died 1891 at Northcote Convent.

John Coyle b c1836, bricklayer, possibly at Beechworth for a while, m Sandhurst (Bendigo) 1873 Mary Ann Muir b c1851, thought moved to Sydney area early 1880's > Mary Teresa Coyle 1874, Lawrence Patrick Coyle 1876, Francis Henry Coyle 1879-81, Florence Mary Coyle 1889 b Picton NSW, Mary J Coyle 1890 b Picton NSW.

Laurence Coyle 1837-61 drowned Goulburn River, Shepparton.

Margaret Cole c1845-86 m 1864 Charles Chamberlain 1829-1912; was at Collingwood and Richmond; 8 children.

James Coyle 1847-1919 b Preston Lancs, res many years Collingwood region, bricklayer, m 1874 Sarah Johnson 1853-1916 > James Butler Coyle 1877-1934, Marcus Henry Coyle 1881-1928, William Lawrence Coyle 1883-1933, Harold Augustus Francis Coyle 1886-1953, John Ambrose Coyle 1888-1959, Sylvia Mary Coyle 1889-1961, Leo Joseph Coyle 1891-1958, Eileen Elizabeth Coyle 1893-1979.

Theresa Coyle 1852-1917 b Sheffield, m 1874 George Dark.




Richard Henry Holmes Tyas 1894-1974, ancestry & family

including Holmes Hudson family

Richard Tyas 1865-1949 was estranged father of Richard Henry Holmes Tyas 1894-1974 of Victoria, Australia whose name took various forms at different times. There survives a prizes to Richard Tyas 1907 Abbotsford Presbyterian Sabbath School and Scotch College. On the record of his marriage, it is Richard Henry Tyas. On the certificate which accompanied his Coronation Medal 1937, it is Richard Holmes Tyas. On the record of his death, it is Richard Henry Holmes Tyas. The birth record 1894 of Richard Henry names only parent Amy Holmes, and is indexed as Richard Henry Holmes.

Richard Henry Holmes Tyas was born 19 June 1894 at 359 Cardigan st, Carlton, Victoria, an address nearby to that which Nurse Edmunds, who was at the birth, soon after had for a private hospital; a doctor accoucheur was also present.

He had close contact with some Tyas family members especially family of Sarah Ellen Walter nee Tyas including her son Alf Walter, and in 1920's and 1930's, John Anthony Tyas and family. DNA link to the Yorkshire forbears John and Bessy was established through a remote descendant in 2018.

Richard served in the dental corps during ww1. Subsequently, he was until 1955 accountant and company secretary of Glover and Goode dental suppliers Melbourne, thereafter working until about 1972 for Phoenix Biscuits, Abbotsford. He was many years an honorary executive of Royal Life Saving Society of Victoria.

Richard m 1920 Janet
Lyne 1897-1982, residing at Brighton to c1930, Caulfield to c1950, then Burwood. Children: Colin Richard Holmes Tyas 1920-89, metallurgist *pic c1948, m 1949 Pamela Mary Skinner 1928-2013 (>2 children and 3 grandchildren name Tyas), Betty Holmes Tyas 1922-2008 *pic c1943, *pic 2004 m 1948 Gordon Just 1924-2011.

*pic R.H.H. Tyas, Scotch College sport c1908; *pic R.H.H. Tyas 1913; *pic R. H.H. Tyas c1915; *pic R. H.H. Tyas with Janet (Jenny) before 1920; *pic Alf Walter, R.H.H. Tyas, Colin Tyas etc c1930; *pic R.H.H. Tyas c1952; *pic R.H.H. Tyas with Jenny c1958, *pic Colin Tyas with R. H.H.Tyas 1964

Mother of Richard Henry Holmes Tyas 1894-1974 was Amy Holmes Hudson 1867-1922, b Fitzroy, Victoria. *pic, *pic. She was listed as Amy Tyas in 1903 Electoral Roll. By 1911, Amy res "Holmeswood", 10 Dendy st, Brighton Beach, listed after about 1920 as Amy Holmes Tyas and said to be commonly so known. Amy d 25 May 1922,. reg in both names Hudson and Tyas, age 56, kidney disorder, bur Brighton cem, Vic.

Amy's father was Henry Holmes Hudson 1843-1909, b London reg as Henry Holmes; in 1851 as Henry Hudson scholar at  Crouch End Academy, Hornsey. Henry's older brother Alfred Holmes Hudson arrived Melbourne Jan 1859. A few weeks later his father, James Hudson 1811-78, an Irish actor and comedian, arrived for a performance tour, after which he returned to England. Alfred stayed in Melbourne. Henry arrived in Australia by other ship, possibly Jan 1859, or later.

James Hudson 1811-78, Irish actor and comedian
*pic 1852, *pic, *pic, *pic

born Dublin, Ireland at Aungier st, educated Royal Dublin Society, then articled to a portrait painter at Dublin. He became an actor in the provinces and in 1834 Dublin in stock company Theatre Royal.

After 1841 he was a leading actor in London; after 1849 also in Philadelphia and New York: report Boston 1852. He ranged from Shakespeare to tenor in comic Irish song.

After residing 5 years at Boulogne, he came to Australia February 1859. He performed at Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart and smaller centres between March 1859 and Jan 1860 to great acclaim, then returned to England retiring from stage.

In 1871 he was residing Bristol, England. Later he had stationery businesses in London at Fleet st and Chester Sq. He died London 6 Mar 1878 at residence 328 Wandsworth road.

The family name was Holmes according to marriage record and most of the child birth records.

He married Alverstoke near Portsmouth 1832 Amelia Tyler c1815-82 from Bath, d London.

Prior to 1867, Henry Holmes Hudson was for a time in South Australia. where he married 18 Feb 1866 at Mt Gambier Susan McMahon c1839-89.

She was daughter of John McMahon farmer and Mary (per death record Susan). She left Liverpool Oct 1858, assisted passage, nursemaid age 19 from Kings County (now Offaly), Ireland, C/E, arrived Melbourne Jan 1859 ship Annie Wilson. By this she was born c1839; by later dubious accounts, it may have been up to several years later. Susan was born at Tullamore (per Vic BDM).

By 1867 Henry, a clerk, and Susan res 4 Atherton st, Fitzroy, Vic. Amy was b there 5 May 1867.

Other children, John McAuley Hudson b 1869 and Henry James Hudson b 1870, d infants.

By 1869, Henry was a commission agent. From about 1876, Henry, Susan and Amy res "Rosedale", 33 Mollison st, Abbotsford. By 1881, Henry was tea merchant, Hudson & Co, 42 (later 382) Lt Flinders st, Melbourne. Susan d 2 March 1889 at 33 Mollison st, said age 44, in Australia 30 years; bur cem Kew, Vic. About 1892, Henry relinquished his business due to ill health and thereafter only acted by selling goods at times on commission for various merchants in the City of Melbourne. Henry Holmes Hudson was a traveller 1899, broker 1906, wine and spirit merchant 1909. Henry d 30 Dec 1909 at 33 Mollison st, bur cem Kew, Vic.

Alfred Holmes Hudson 1839-1912 b Dublin, older brother of Henry, 1851 scholar at Crouch End Academy in Hornsey, arr Melbourne Jan 1859 ship Owen Glendower, trader said age 18. He m 1869 Emma Brown 1841-92, several children. From 1863, Alfred had a short career in Australia as an Irish comedian, res North Richmond, wine and spirit merchant 1883, merchant 1903.

A nephew of Henry and Alfred, Frank Evelyn Allen 1862-1928, b Bath, arr Victoria 1886. He became accountant, managing director of J.C. Hutton Pty Ltd, large meat co at Melbourne. He was son of Henry's older sister Amelia Hudson 1833-68 b at Sunderland m London 1853 Charles Vincent Allen 1828-67. He assisted 1910 in the probate for Henry's estate.



Other Tyas families of Australia


Philander Tyas family of New South Wales & Queensland

without currently known relation to the other Tyas families of Australia mentioned on this site. The family traces back though to mid 1700's in district about 10 miles west of Monk Bretton, Yorkshire, where Richard Tyas family of Victoria traces at that time

Philander Tyas 1837-1907 b Skelmanthorpe, sw Yorkshire, settled Sydney NSW 1879 with wife Adelaide nee Shaw c1837-1913 and four children.

Ancestry of Philander Tyas traces long back in or near Skelmanthorpe; Elihu (or Elia, Eliah) Tyas 1743-1814 m 1765 Patience Dyson 1741-1818 > Joshua Tyas 1765-1845, weaver, m 1793 Ann Firth > Elihu Tyas 1800-65, weaver, m 1821 Mary Lawton who were parents of Philander Tyas (source Irene from Yorkshire, descendant of this family, e-mail to site author 2004).

In Australia, Philander was a builder then, from 1890's, owner of several bookshops in Sydney, Brisbane (Queensland) and c1895 Melbourne. The business survived in the family until the 1960's including as religious bookshop. *pic of Philander and Adelaide, adapted from former site of Julie Wilson.

children of Philander and Adelaide, with some descendants

Ellen Tyas 1858-1922
m 1883 William Gray

Wilson Tyas 1861-1943
m 1884 Selina Pearce d 1939, settled Queensland, bookseller
1. Norman Wilson Tyas 1885-1908 d Atherton
2. Elizabeth Lillian May Tyas 1887-1961 m Jack Sharp
3. Harold Philander Tyas 1888-1957 m Qld 1913 Violet Walker > Norman Robert Wilson Tyas 1913-75 b Qld m 1936 Isla Young, Harold Complin Tyas 1916-45 b Qld kia North Sea RAAF att RAF m 1937 Myrtle Vera -

William Tyas 1864-1940
bookseller m 1886 Rosa Ann Bradshaw d 1944
1. Frederick William Tyas 1887-1949 bookseller m Petersham 1912 Florence Benger d 1972 > Hilda Florence Tyas m 1944 Clifford Barrett, Joyce Ella Tyas d 2002 m 1940 Stanley William Cameron, Heather Annie Ruth Tyas 1918-94 m 1941 Ronald Leggett 1918-84
2. Philander Wilson Tyas 1892-1955 motor mechanic m Petersham 1914 Kathleen May Smith 1890-1983 > William Richard Tyas 1916-77 ww2 army, b Qld m N Sydney 1944 Iris Lavinia Sharp, Dorothy Mary Tyas 1918-98 m 1939 John Adam Koboroff 1914-94, Noel Philander Tyas 1920-2007 b Narrabri NSW m 1948 Geraldine Dulcie Symonds d 2005, Clifford John Tyas 1920-45 ww2 army b Narrabri NSW
3. Reginald Charles Tyas 1894-1960 m Ryde 1916 Lillian Gower > Reginald Charles Tyas 1917-43 kia Italy RAAF att RAF m in England, Frank Yorston Tyas 1918-87 m 1946 Betty Victoria Gale, Rose Jean Lillian Tyas m 1943 Francis Patrick Gorman, Ellen Marjorie Tyas m 1946 Stanley Edgar Driver, Kenneth Clive Tyas m 1952 Miriam Lola Meyer d 2006
4. John Clifford Tyas 1908-66, partner in William Tyas bookshop with brother Reginald, m Ryde 1932 Ettie Annie Owen d 1998 >

Elizabeth Tyas 1866-1924
m John Complin

Albert Edward Tyas family of New South Wales

without currently known relation to the other Tyas families of Australia mentioned on this site

Albert Edward Tyas 1871-1916 b Conisbrough, Yorks, d NSW, glass maker (child of John Tyas b 1836 Adwick le Street, Yorks, of ancestry in locality back at least to early 1700's, and Anne Helen Martin b c1849 Sheffield) m Doncaster, Yorks 1896 Frances Dickinson 1877-1937. Family migrated 1911 to Sydney, Australia. Frances m2 Sydney 1917 Samuel George Lyne d 1955.

 children of Albert and Frances, with some descendants

Albert Edward Tyas 1896-1965
miner, AIF 1918-20 including in Eng where m Conisbrough 1919 Priscilla Lawcock d 1979, returned 1920 Sydney NSW > Albert Edward Roy Tyas 1920-96 army ww2 m SA 1944 Phyllis Gross d 1947, Sydney Everard Tyas 1923-2002 army ww2

Walter Tyas 1897-1975
*pic m Bulli NSW 1919 Jeannie Cockburn Ross 1903-79 *pic (3 from grand-daughter Kathy) >Jean Francis Tyas m 1942 Francis Vivian Mayo, Marion Cockburn Tyas m 1944 Alan Joseph Mayo; Phyllis Evelyn Tyas 1930-98 and others *pic group

Annie Tyas 1902-55
m NSW 1922 William Pitman

John Tyas 1904
d by 1976, army ww2, m NSW 1930 Vivienne Annie Matthews d 1976

Nellie Tyas 1908
m 1942 Hans Christian Tjomsland m2 1954 Harvey Peel Mann

Percy Tyas 1909-2006
b Yorks, truck driver, army ww2, m NSW 1937 Hazel Minnie Harris d 1982

Leslie Roy Tyas 1916-91
b NSW, later of Yagoona, RAAF ww2, m Casino (town) NSW 1942 Jean Gladys Taylor d 1978 > Ronald William Tyas 1947-2009 late of Taree

Norman Tyas family of Victoria

distantly related to the Richard Tyas family primarily subject of this site

Norman Tyas 1887-1954 b England and Beatrice Hiscox 1879-1962 arrived Victoria 1921, settled in Mildura region of Victoria. Norman was a horticulturalist; child of Joseph Francis (Joe) Tyas and Mary Christian, m 1886 Wortley near Leeds. Joseph Francis (Joe) Tyas was born Monk Bretton 1860, child of Elizabeth Tyas b 1839. Elizabeth was first cousin of Richard Tyas 1829-1892 who came to Victoria. Her father was Charles Tyas born 1807, child of Joseph Tias 1761-1841 and Sarah Berry (see above) from whom also descended Richard Tyas. >

Joseph Francis Tyas 1900-77 b Eng, d of Burwood, m 1933 Signa Blondiena Dentscher d 1995.

Edward Norman Tyas 1913-69 b Exeter Eng, d of Mildura Vic, plasterer, m1 1938 Iris Ann Tynan 1918-94 > Shirley Anne Tyas 1939- 2013 m David Matheson, Dennis Stephen Tyas 1944-2008 m Elizabeth Myers d 2014. E.N. Tyas m2 Patricia Robinson 1927-2011

Thomas Richmond Tyas family via Western Australia to Victoria

without currently known relation to the Richard Tyas family primarily subject of this site or other Tyas families mentioned

Thomas Richmond Tyas 1902-65 b Newport, Wales, d Perth, Western Australia, coal mine engineer Cardiff area, settled 1924 in WA, coming to Norseman for gold mining; army ww2.  Thomas Richmond Tyas 1902-65 m Norseman 1940 Ivy Olive Remnant d Perth 1993 > David Thomas Tyas b 1940, from 1960's of Melbourne, to whom thanks for assistance at points and for pics

Thomas was child of Thomas Harrison Tyas b 1870 Holbeck near Leeds, Yorkshire, mechanical engineer, steam engine maker and fitter, and Nellie Richmond b 1875 Newport, Wales m there 1898; other children Nellie Tyas b 1899 m Whitfield (> Jean Whitfield, John Whitfield *pic), George Charles Tyas b 1900 merchant navy *pic

Thomas Harrison Tyas was child of George Tyas 1838-1909 b New Wortley, Yorkshire, railway engine driver, and Mary Hannah nee Harrison 1838-1906 b Leeds, residing 1891 at 20 Albion St, Newport, Wales; other children included Mary Elizabeth Tyas b 1867 dressmaker, George Tyas b 1872 railway fireman and Hannah Tyas b 1874 assistant stationer m 1900 George Bowbie.

Grandparents of George Tyas b 1838 look to have been Levi Tyas b c1795 Clayton near Bradford, Yorkshire, woollen cloth dresser, and Mary Best m 1813 Bradford; on 1851 census George Tyas b 1838 was with them at Wortley near Leeds.

Levi Tyas was child of John Tyas.

John Walter Tyas 1831-1903 in Australia 1868-1893

without currently known relation to the Richard Tyas family primarily subject of this site or other Tyas families mentioned

John Walter Tyas b 1831 Brixton, England, barrister, arrived Australia 1868. For 3 years he searched for pearl shells off coast of Western Australia and New Guinea. He went to England 1873 returning to Australia 1878 as news correspondent in Adelaide where married 1879 Jane Turner. From 1882-92, he was Registrar University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Children b Adelaide: Margaret Elizabeth Tyas 1882-1976 m 1913 William Morris Colles, Bessie Tyas 1884-1975 famed opera singer, Alice Clare Tyas 1885 m 1914 Maurice Webb, Isabelle Dora Tyas 1887-1961

ohn Walter Tyas returned to England with family 1893, d London 1903. His father John Tyas was many years journalist of The Times London, said with family connection Manchester.

Post 1945 migration to Australia

incomplete, from on-line public Nat Archives Aust & Qld Archives; without currently known relation to the Richard Tyas family primarily subject of this site or the other Tyas families mentioned

Kenneth Albert Tyas 1923-2003 from Sheffield UK to Aust 1956, by 1963 toolmaker at Geelong Vic.

Arthur Tyas b 1930 and family from UK 1965.

Clifford Henry Tyas b 1929 and family from UK in Aust 1966-70 whose migration experiences are in Hamerton & Thomson Ten Pound Poms (2005).

Derek William Tyas b 1931 and family from UK 1964, Whyalla South Aust.

Martin John Tyas, wife Aust citizen, and child from UK 1977.

Harold Tyas 1983.


This is www.justd.com/tyas
commenced March 2002 latest 6 May 2018

site author Don Just at Melbourne Australia

For privacy, details of current generations mostly have been left scant. Corrections, comments, additional information and images invited.