Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,655 pages of information and 235,472 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Park Lyle

From Graces Guide

Sir Robert Park Lyle (1859-1923) of Tate and Lyle and the British Sugar Refiners Association

Born at Greenock the son of Abram Lyle

Had two daughters

1911 Living at 81 Cadogan Square, Chelsea, London: Robert Park Lyle (age 51 born Greenock), Managing Director, Sugar Refining Co and Employer. Listed as married but no family shown. Eight servants.[1]

1923 July. 'At the inquest at Mortlake to-day on Sir Robert Park Lyle (64), who died suddenly whilst watching a polo match at Barnes, a verdict of death from natural causes was returned. Sir Robert was chairman of Tate & Lyle, Ltd., and of the British Sugar Refiners' Association. A doctor stated that death was due to syncope, the result of heart and kidney disease.'[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. Dundee Evening Telegraph - Friday 13 July 1923