People

Information on individuals with one of the surname variants. Some are or were famous; others are just interesting.

Matthew James Tickle, Tickle ‘of the Tech’

Matthew James Tickle (or “Pop” as he was known to me) was my paternal grandfather. He was the first member of the family to obtain a university degree, an outstanding teacher, and eventually the Head of Liverpool Nautical College. Unfortunately, I don’t know as much as I would like about my grandfather’s life apart from …

Matthew James Tickle, Tickle ‘of the Tech’ Read More »

Peter Tickle, Confectioner and Beer Seller

Peter Tickle, the second son of Thomas Tickle and Martha Hayes, emigrated to Australia in 1863. He was an entrepreneur and opportunist. I am grateful to his great great grand-daughter for providing me with information on his life. Peter was born in Warrington, Lancashire, but his family moved to Manchester when he was a child. …

Peter Tickle, Confectioner and Beer Seller Read More »