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Alfred Tylor, geologist
1824 Born in London, son of Joseph Tylor, brass founder, and his wife, Harriett
c.1840 Joined the family business but also continued his studies.
1850 Married Isabella Harris of Stoke Newington
Took major part in running the business (presumably what became J. Tylor and Sons) on his father's early death
1857 His daughter Alberta was born
1862 Birth of daughter Isabella Mc'Ivor
1863 Gained Freedom of the City of London
Also devoted himself to studies of anatomy and geology
Presented 17 papers to the Royal Society, mostly on aspects of geology.
Wrote several books
1875 Brassfounder and engineer, living in Carshalton
1884 Living in Carshalton. Died shortly after returning from a trip to USA