Tuesday 25 September 2012

Albert Tyldesley 1884-1921

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Albert Tyldesley was born on 13 March 1884 and died on 1 March 1921. In the report of his funeral in the Leigh Chronicle his name was wrongly given as Alfred Tyldesley:  
The death occurred on Tuesday, after a long illness, of Mr. Albert Tyldesley, painter and decorator, of 47, Church-street. Mr. Tyldesley, who was only 36 years of age, was taken ill about the middle of December, and his death resulted from an internal complaint. He was a native of Tyldesley, but after serving his apprenticeship with Mr. J. W. Hollows, decorator, of Leigh, commenced business on his own account. He was much respected in the town, and had a large circle of friends. He was a Freemason and a member of the Conservative Club. He leaves a widow and three children. The interment is fixed to take place at Leigh cemetery at noon on Saturday. 
The funeral of the late Mr. Alfred Tyldesley, painter and decorator, of Church-street, Leigh, took place on Saturday at noon, the remains being interred at Leigh cemetery. The Rev. F. H. Campion conducted the service at the graveside, and the Rev. L. S. Murdoch performed the masonic ritual. The funeral cortege consisted of the following:—Mr. John Tyldesley (father), brothers Fred, John and Frank; Mr. V. Swallow and Mr. Robt. Tyldesley. Messrs. G. H. Swallow, J. Marsh, W. Tyldesley, T. Marsh and F. Tyldesley (cousins), L. Kay (Bolton), J. Grundy Irlam), T. Valentine and H. Delves (workmen. In addition representatives were present from the Hope Lodge, Ashton-in-Makerfield, brethren from the County Masonic Club, and four representatives of the Master Painters.

1. Leigh Chronicle 4 March 1921
2. Leigh Chronicle 11 March 1921