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.

Thomas Tilling (1825-1893)

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Thomas Tilling (1825-1893) of Thomas Tilling

1847 Started business in London

1851 Thomas Tilling started running horse-buses from Peckham[1]

1855 Birth of son Edward William Tilling

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.[2]

1893 January 8th. Died. Of Winchester House, Peckham. Probate to Richard Stephen Tilling, jobmaster and omnibus proprietor, and Benjamin Snoddy, corn merchant.

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Sources of Information

  1. Key Dates in the History of London Transport, by Transport for London
  2. 1861 Census