Alyson is the
daughter of Robert Tinneny of Carrigallen, County Leitrem,
Ireland and Gladys Morehead of Cavan, County Cavan. She and
John were married in Thorley Church, Bishop's Stortfort,
Hertfordshire, England on July 17, 1976. Following their
marriage they settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia where they
live with their four daughters.