Eileen Grace Titherley, born in 1902, was married
to Hugh Wynne Lloyd Mostyn, Great grandson of Lord
Mostyn and a direct descendant of William the Conqueror.
Arthur Abbot Titherley,
who was born in England in 1887, emigrated from
Liverpool and became a booth boxer in San Francisco.
their bit to keep the name going
The biggest Titherley family we know of is the family
of Robert and Eliza Titherley who had 15 children
between 1881 and 1906. Can anyone beat that?
and the church
Amongst Titherleys involved with the churches in
England is Robert Titherley, who was Bishop of Exeter
in 1716. Before that, in 1353, Alan Tetherley was
Rector of Beaucham (Bath & Wells), and four
different John Titherleys were Vicar of Northam
in 1532; Rector of Hatch Beacham (Bath & Wells)
in 1554; Churchwarden at Little Torrington in 1623
and Churchwarden at Axminster in 1827.
years old and going strong
The earliest known use of the surname was Athelwoldus
de Tyderleigh in about 1300 AD.
In 1611, William Titherley was Master of Chilcotts
School in Tiverton
Mary Titherley, who was married to William Dackombe
and died in 1616 is buried in the chancel of the
parish church of Corfe Castle in Dorset. Arthur
Abbott Titherley, born in 1743, has a gravestone
by the pulpit in Hatherleigh church, Devon. He was
the local lawyer and coroner.
Dickens of a friend
Charles Titherley, born sometime around 1820, was
a friend of Charles Dickens. His grandchildren emigrated
to Majorca, South Africa and America.
father like grandson
John Titherley was Mayor of Gt Torrington in 1626.
Another John Titherley, possibly his grandson, was
Mayor in the same place in 1668.