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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