Sir George Tyler, 1st Baronet

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Sir George Robert Tyler, 1st Baronet (26 August 1835 – 26 November 1897) was a baronet and Lord Mayor of London.

Career[edit]

Tyler was a founder of the firm of Venables, Tyler and Son, papermakers of 17 Queenhithe. He was a councilman and alderman from 1887 to his death, a Sheriff of London for 1891-2, and Lord Mayor of London for 1893-4. After a state visit to Antwerp they named a street Rue lord mayor Tyler in his honour. He was Master of the Stationers' Company for 1893-4. He was made a baronet, of Queenhithe, in 1894.

Death[edit]

He died at his home at Earls Court and was buried at West Norwood Cemetery.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Modern English Biography, edited by Boase
Civic offices
Preceded by
Sir Stuart Knill, Bt
Lord Mayor of London
1893 – 1894
Succeeded by
Sir Joseph Renals, Bt