Early Origins of the Tigh family
Nottingham where they were known as the Barons Tyes and even before the Conquest were a family great significance in that shire and in the county of Rutland. However, one of the first records of the name was found much further to the south at Mousehole in Cornwall. " This place, which is also called Port Enys, is situated on the western shore of Mount's bay in the English Channel; and though at present only a large fishing-village, was formerly of considerable importance. In 1293, Henry de Tyes obtained for it the grant of a market on Tuesday, to which was afterwards added a fair on the festival of St. Barnabas." CITATION[CLOSE]
Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
Early History of the Tigh family
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Tigh Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Tye, Tee, Tyes, Tigh and others.
Early Notables of the Tigh family (pre 1700)
Baron Tyes of Nottingham; Christopher Tye (c.1505-c.1572), an English composer and organist; and Robert Tighe (died 1620), an English cleric and linguist...
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Migration of the Tigh family to Ireland
Some of the Tigh family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Tigh family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Richard Tees arrived in Philadelphia in 1871; Alexander Teas arrived in Philadelphia in 1830; Charles, Daniel, Edward, James, John, Michael, and Patrick Tighe, arrived from Ireland between 1829 and 1866.
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