Edward Lant Tyndall
Prominently connected with philanthropic causes, and particularly with those connected with temperance, religious and social matters. A direct representative of the Tyndall, the martyr and Bible translator. An active member of the Old Meeting Church. For many years the principal partner in the firm of Messrs Tyndall & Co., solicitors. Director of this cemetery. Son of Henry Witton Tyndall.
The memorial inscription reads:-
In memory of Hannah wife of Thomas TYNDALL who departed this life October 7th 1856 in her 71st year. Also the above Thomas TYNDALL who departed this life January 15th 1868 aged 87 years. Also their son Henry Witton TYNDALL who departed this life November 1st 1885 aged 72 years. Also of Emma widow of the above named Henry Witton TYNDALL who died December 22nd 1904 in the 95 year of her age. Cremated at Perry Barr December 26th 1904 the ashes are deposited here. "She did what she could." "Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be called the children of God." Also of Edward Lant TYNDALL the son of Henry Witton & Emma TYNDALL who died on the 2nd June 1912 aged 71 years and his beloved wife Elizabeth who died December 1st 1919 aged 75 years
Thomas TYNDALL was a well-
Edwards ancestor William Tyndale (1494 – 1536)
William Tyndale gave us our English Bible. Forbidden to work in England, Tyndale translated and printed in English the New Testament and half the Old Testament between 1525 and 1535 in Germany and the Low Countries. He worked from the Greek and Hebrew original texts when knowledge of those languages in England was rare. His pocket-
Tyndale's English translation of the New Testament was taken almost word for word into the much praised Authorised Version (King James Bible) of 1611, which also reproduces a great deal of his Old Testament. From there his words passed into our common understanding.
People across the world honour him as a great Englishman, unjustly condemned and still unfairly neglected. His solitary courage, and his skill with languages -
His influence has been as wide as Shakespeare's. His phrases are so well-