Person record: TYLAR, William  (c.1859-1929)

Basic biographical summary of this person
Full nameWilliam TYLAR
Relevance of this personproprietor of lantern and slide supply business; contributor to OMLJ, 1892 
Main period of activity1890s
c.1859born atNew Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire, England
1861resident22 Wilderness Row, Finsbury, London, England
7 April 1861~2census record1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/189.9.12
1871resident165 Well Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
2 April 1871~12census record1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/3126.53.50
1880-1911~20owner/proprietorWilliam Tylar
1901residentDreadnought Works, 41 High Street, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
1905~45directorWilliam Tylar (Aston) Ltd
1906-1911resident22 Westminster Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
2 April 1911~52census record1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/17246.143
– occupation “Factor of Photographic Goods”
1919residentFerndown, Dorset, England
1929resident32 Grosvenor Gardens, Boscombe, Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
22 December 1929~71died atChristchurch, Hampshire, England
12 March 1930archive entryNational Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1930 p.167
Texts linked to this personPublished correspondence (2)

Carlo Donati, W.I. Chadwick and William Tylar, Correspondence in OMLJ 3.42 (November 1892)  –  'Careless packing of goods'

William Tylar, Correspondence in OMLJ 13.154 (January 1903)  –  'The necessity of following instructions'

(* = main subject)

David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 311-312

Magic lantern miscellany in NMLJ 2.1 (January 1981), p. 12

Lucerna ID no. 6002184Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 4 October 2016