Revd Professsor Edward Shefford Lyttel (a Professor of History) was organist and choirmaster of Highfield Church, from 1917 to 1918.
He was Honorary Assistant Curate on Sundays only, from 1918 to 1920.
(Source: Highfield Church Southampton 1847-1997, Elizabeth Reader.)
AD MAJOREM DEI GLORIAM
ET IN PIAM MEMORIAM
EDWARDI SHEFFORD LYTTEL
IN BRACHIA SEMPITERNA CHRISTI
A.D.QUINT ID OCT MCMXV
ET LAETATI SUNT QUIA REQUIESCUNT
ET DEDUXIT EOS IN PORTEM OPTABILEM
Birth record for Edward Shefford Lyttel, Jan-Mar 1868, Carmarthen, Vol. 11a, page 715.
In 1871, Edward was shown aged 3, living at 34, Oliver Road, Birmingham, Ladywood. His father, Edward (b.1834, London) was curate of St. Barnaby. Also present was his mother, Helen (b.1841, Stepney, Middlesex) and 3 sisters, Adan (b.1865, Carmarthen), Esthel (b.1867, Carmarthen) and Winifred (b.1870, Carmarthen). They had 1 domestic servant.
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 3096; Folio: 97; Page: 30; GSU roll: 839569.
In 1881, Edward Lyttel was shown as a boarder at Trinity College School, 74 Bull Street, Stratford upon Avon.
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 3100; Folio: 21; Page: 34; GSU roll: 1341739.
In the 1901 census, Edward Shefford Lyttel (b.1768, Carmarthenshire) was visiting Ernest W Lyttel (b.London, 1871) and his wife, Winifred H. (b.1870, Carmarthenshire) at 150 Friern Road, Camberwell, London. Edward was a school tutor. Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 502; Folio: 47; Page: 8.
In the 1871 census, Charlotte was living at the Gas Works in Macclesfield, Cheshire, where her father, Robert Lawton (b.1832, Hollinwood, Lancashire) was the manager. Her mother, Charlotte (b.1834, Manchester) and siblings, Gervase (b.1860, Salford), Robert (b.1863, Salford), Horation (b.1868, Salford), Margaret (b.1870, Macclesfield) and Abraham (b.1871, Macclesfield) were also present. The elder children were all in school. They had 1 domestic servant.
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 3672; Folio: 82; Page: 5; GSU roll: 841866.
In 1891 and 1901, Charlotte is visiting her aunt, Alice Knowles (b.1834, Hollinwood, Lancashire).
In 1891, Alice was living with her husband Henry Knowles (b.1834, Matlock) in Blackfordby, Leicestershire. also visiting was Robert Lawton and Elijah Lawton (b.1873, Macclesfield). They had one domestic servant.
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 2509; Folio 16; Page 21; GSU roll: 6097619.
In 1891, Alice was living in Matlock and living by independent means when Charlotte was staying there during the census.
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 3267; Folio: 29; Page: 15.
In 1908 a study was published by Edward Shefford Lyttel, Sir William Temple – The Stanhope Essay.
Marriage recorded for Edward Shefford Lyttel to Charlotte Lawton, Oct-Dec 1908, Salford, Vol 8d, page 47.
Death record for Charlotte Lyttel (aged 51), Oct-Dec 1915, Southampton, Vol. 2c, page 7a.
Death record for Edward S. Lyttel (aged 76), Jul-Sep 1944, Romsey, Vol 2c, page 88.
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