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William Henry Tilley (1862-1924)

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William Henry Tilley (1862-1924)

1862 Born in Shoreditch the son of William Henry Tilley and his wife Emma[1]

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. [2]

1891 Gas fitter, living in Hackney with his wife Emily E Tilley 24[3]

1895 After his father's death, went into partnership with his brothers to run the company of W. H. Tilley (which later became Tilley Brothers)

1901 Living at 69 Lordship Road, Stoke Newington: William Tilley (age 38 born Shoreditch), Gas engineering contractor - employer. With his wife Emily Tilley (age 34 born Hounslow) and their four children; Emily Tilley (age 9 born Stoke Newington); Gois Tilley (age 7 born Stoke Newington); William Tilley (age 5 born Stoke Newington); and Thos Tilley (age 3 born Stoke Newington). Four servants.[4]

1924 December 2nd. Died, of 206 Lordship Road, Stoke Newington. Probate to his widow Emily Eliza Tilley.

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  1. Select Births and Christenings
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 census
  4. 1901 census