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William Joshua Tilley

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1784 Born in Shoreditch, London[1]

1850 at the end of the year Mr Tilley retired from Tilley and Co; the firm became Shand and Mason

1851 Retired civil engineer, living in Reigate Foreign, with Sarah Tilley 61, Sarah Tilley 33[2]

1861 Living in Burwash, Sussex, a landowner, with his daughter Sarah Tilley 43[3]

1870 William Joshua Tilley died on 30 January; he was formerly of the Franchise, in the parish of Burwash, in the county of Sussex, and late of Westwood, Upper Sydenham, in the county of Kent; his executors were Vincent Perronet Sells, of Penge, Samuel Mason, of No. 75, Upper Ground-street, Blackfriars-road, in the said county of Surrey, Engineer, son-in-law of the deceased, James Shand, of the same place, Engineer, son-in-law of the deceased, and Arthur Pritchard, formerly of No. 31, but now of No. 60, Stamford-street, Blackfriars-road aforesaid, Hat Manufacturer[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1861 census
  4. London Gazette 25 February 1870