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William Henry Tilley (1834-1896)

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William Henry Tilley (1834-1896)

1834 May 26th. Baptised, of Edwards Street, Shoreditch, the son of William Henry Tilley, a gas fitter, and his wife Rachel.[1]

1851 Living at 4 Edward Street, Shoreditch: William Tilley (age 42 born Newport, Bucks), Gas Fitter. With his wife Mary Tilley (age 52 born Rufford?, Northants.) and their three sons; Thomas Tilley (age 19 born Shoreditch), Gas Fitter; William Tilley (age 17 born Shoreditch), Gas Fitter; and John Tilley (age 11 born Shoreditch).[2]

1859 Married Emma Julia Chattin in Woodbridge.[3] 'William Henry, second son of Mr. W. H. Tilley, of London, to Emma Julia, eldest daughter of Mr. James Chattin, of Walton.'[4]

1871 Living at 53 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch: William H. Tilley (age 36 born Shoreditch), Gass (sic) fitter. With his wife Emma J. Tilley (age 36 born Benhill, Suffolk) and their three children; Laura I. Tilley (age 4 born Shoreditch); Estha M. Tilley (age 3 born Shoreditch); and Thomas H. Tilley (age 1 born Shoreditch).[5]

1881 Living at 62 Albion Road, Stoke Newington: William H. Tilley (age 46 born Shoreditch), Gas Fitter. With his wife Emma J. Tilley (age 46 born Benhall, Suffolk) and their eight children; William H. Tilley (age 18 born Shoreditch), Gas Fitter; Henry J. Tilley (age 17 born Shoreditch), Clerk; Fredrick C. Tilley (age 16 born Shoreditch); Laura J. Tilley (age 14 born Shoreditch); Esther M. Tilley (age 13 born Shoreditch); Edith J. Tilley (age 7 born Stoke Newington); John E. Tilley (age 6 born Stoke Newington); and Maud A. Tilley (age 3 born Stoke Newington). Two servants. [6]

1896 Died in Stoke Newington[7], a gas fitter and plumber[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. Shoreditch parish register
  2. 1851 Census
  3. BMD
  4. The Ipswich Journal - Saturday 26 November 1859
  5. 1871 census
  6. 1881 Census
  7. BMD
  8. National Probate Calendar