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
. " 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."
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Notables of the family at this time include 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... Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Tigh Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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.