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Edward William Tilling

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Edward William Tilling (1855-1933) of Thomas Tilling

1855 Born in Peckham the son of Thomas Tilling and his wife Cornelia

1861 Living in Winchester House, High Street, Peckham: Thomas Tilling (age 36 born St. Marylebone), Jobmaster employing 60 men. With his wife Cornelia Tilling (age 35 born Walworth, Sy.) and their seven children; Thomas J. Tilling (age 13 born Walworth, Sy.); Hannah C. Tilling (age 11 born Walworth, Sy.); Richard S. Tilling (age 10 born Walworth, Sy.); Elizabeth S. Tilling (age 8 born Walworth, Sy.); Caroline R. Tilling (age 7 born Walworth, Sy.); Edward W. Tilling (age 5 born Peckham); and Tessie M. Tilling (age 2 born Peckham). Two servants.[1]

1911 Living at Highfield, Westmoreland Road, Bromly Kent: Edward William Tilling (age 55 born Peckham), Job Master - Employer. With his wife Clara Tilling (age 48 born Burton, Staffs.) and their three daughters; Emily Tilling (age 25 born Peckham); Dorothy Tilling (age 23 born Peckham); Clara Cooper (age 26 born Peckham) with her husband George Stanley Cooper (age 29 born Catford), Master printer - Employer, and their two children Mary Clara Cooper (age 3 born Bromley) and Ronald Stanley Cooper (age 5 months born Bromley). Married 27 years with three children. One visitor. One servant.[2]

1933 Died aged 77 years. Director of Thomas Tilling. He was the youngest son of the founder and joined the business in 1872. He is survive by his wife and three daughters.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. The Times, Wednesday, Feb 08, 1933