James William Tydeman

The son of a Suffolk blacksmith who moved to Edinburgh, married a Scot, worked as a hairdresser, and then emigrated to Australia where he ran a school.

Lived
1782-1871
Origin
Earl Stonham, Suffolk
Father
James Tydeman, Blacksmith in Earl Stonham, died about 1807 (4)
Profession
from 1829-1834 J.W.Tydeman was a hairdresser and perfumer at 2 Northumberland Street. 1836-1840 he kept lodgings in the New Town. In 1841 he disappears from the Edinburgh Post Office Directory: about this time he emigrated to Melbourne where he was a schoolmaster and his son a teacher, and apparently revived the failing Scots School (3).
Chapel connection
1815, baptism
Spouse
Mary Wishart
Children
John Wishart, James (1815)

Sources

  1. Registers of Charlotte Chapel (NAS CH12/3)
  2. Edinburgh Post Office Directory 1818
  3. Colin Gooch, The Tydeman family in Australia, Online accessed 23 January 2012
  4. The Ipswich Journal 7 February 1807

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