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Thomas Tilley and Co

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of 33, Tothill Street, Westminster, S.W., and Cambridge Road Works, Bethnal Green, London, N.E. Waterworks Engineers and Well Sinkers

c.1815 Established by M. Clark.

1840 Clark was succeeded by Thomas Tilley.

Incorporated as a Limited Company.

Carried out trial borings for the original Thames Tunnel, and many for foundations for Thames bridges. Also carried out many large water supplies for London and other towns.

1914 Manager: E. J. Tilley.

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