Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Tilley and Co

From Graces Guide
1814. Part of Shand, Mason and Co fire engine. Exhibit at the Oxford Bus Museum.
1824. Exhibit at York Castle Museum.
1824. Detail showing late Hopwood and Tilley. Exhibit at York Castle Museum.
1839. Fire engine. Exhibit at the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL).
1839. Fire engine (detail). Exhibit at the Museum of English Rural Life (MERL).
c.1831 fire engine at Bicton Countryside Museum
1846. Tilley Second Size fire engine. Exhibit at Long Shop Steam Museum.
1846. Tilley Second Size fire engine (detail). Exhibit at Long Shop Steam Museum.

of 166 Blackfriars Road, London.

formerly Hopwood and Tilley

1828 The Partnership of William Joshua Tilley and William Morton, of 166, Blackfriars-Road, Surrey, Fire-Engine-Makers, was dissolved on the 31st day of December 1828; the business of Tilley and Co would be carried on by William Joshua Tilley only.[1]

1845 James Shand joined the business as manager

1850 At the end of the year, Mr Tilley retired and the business became Shand and Mason

1861 William Joshua Tilley was recorded in a directory as a Fire Engine Maker, of the same address as Shand and Mason[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 9 January 1829
  2. 1861 Post Office Directory