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Name: Alfred Tilley

Burial Number: 1179

Gender: Male

Occupation: Grocer

Born: 00/00/1843

Died: 27/10/1924

Buried: 30/10/1924

Story

Alfred was born in 1843 in Walton on Thames, Surrey to Henry and Elizabeth Tilley.  Henry was working as a Baker employing 2 men.  In 1851 Alfred was living with his parents at Pound Street, Walton on Thames, Surrey.   In 1861 the family are living in Common Side, Walton on Thames and Henry is still working as a Baker.  By 1871 Alfred has left home and is living in the High Street, Penge, Lewisham along with his Brother Henry and his cousin Maria Sarah, who he went on to marry in 1871 in Kingston Surrey.  Alfred and Henry are working as Grocers.

Alfred and Maria Sarah had 6 children-

Ethel Brett Tilley born 1872, Penge Surrey

Elizabeth Tilley born 1875 Penge Surrey

Alfred Tilley born 1879 Penge Surrey

Annie Louise Tilley born 1877 Penge Surrey

Mary Adelaide Tilley born 1882 Penge Surrey

Harry Baldwin Tilley born 1885 Penge Surrey

In 1881 Alfred and his family are living at 94 Beckenham Road, Penge, Surrey. Alfred is still working as a Grocer.  In 1891 Alfred and his family are living at 103 Croydon Road, Penge Surrey. Alfred is a Grocer/Tea dealer.  By 1901 Alfred has retired to Brighton, and is living at 53 Springfield Road, Brighton.   By 1911 Alfred has moved back to Surrey and is living at Woodcote Road, Wallington, Surrey,  However, by 1921 Alfred, Maria, and 3 of his Daughters have moved back to the south coast and are living in ‘Beechwood’ 25 Belsize Road, Worthing, Sussex.

Alfred died on the 27th October 1924 in Worthing, Sussex, whilst living at  ‘Beechwood’  25 Belsize Road, Worthing.  He left £2747 13s 7d (approx. £112,800 in 2020)  to Maria Sarah Tilley his Wife.

Maria continued to live in Belsize Road in Worthing until approx. 1936, but then moved back to Surrey and lived at 1 Harold Road, Upper Norwood Surrey. She died there on 8th August 1939.

Children of Alfred and Maria

Ethel Brett Tilley – born 1872, Penge Surrey.  Lived with her Parents until 1911 when she moved to ‘Kingsland’ Harrow Road Worthing, with her siblings Elizabeth and Mary.  Ethel worked as a Piano/Music Teacher.  She died in Croydon in 1949.

Elizabeth Tilley – born 1875, Penge Surrey.  Lived with her Parents until 1911 when she moved to ‘Kingsland’ Harrow Road Worthing, with her siblings Ethel  and Mary.  She died in 1939 in Surrey

Alfred Tilley – born 1879 Penge Surrey.  Died 1881 Surrey

Annie Louise Tilley – born 1877 Penge Surrey. Lived at home until 1921. She worked as a Governess. Her death date is unknown

Mary Adelaide Tilley – born 1882 Penge Surrey.  Died 1920 in Worthing (buried in Heene Cemetery)

Harry Baldwin Tilley – born 1885 Penge Surrey. He worked as an Insurance Clerk.  In 1939 he is living at 22a Queen Mary Road, Croydon Surrey. His Sister Ethel is living with him.

 

 

 

 

Researcher: Jackie Rooney

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: NES Row: 3 Plot: 9

Exact Location (what3words): shaped.jelly.hears

Ashes or Urn: Unknown

Headstone

Description:

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Inscription:

In affectionate remembrance of Mary Adeline Tilley the ...youngest daughter of ...... Tilley who passed on August 6th 1920 "With Christ" Also of Alfred Tilley who.... to be with Christ on October 27th 1924 ....."Jesus Christ"

Further Information

Birth

Name: Alfred Tilley

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1843

Town: Walton-on-Thames

County: Surrey

Country: England

Marriage

Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //1871

Spouse First Name: Maria

Spouse Second Name: Sarah

Spouse Last Name: Tilley

Town of Marriage: Kingston

County of Marriage: Surrey

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 27/10/1924

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Beechwood

Address line 2: 25 Belsize Road

Address line 3:

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England

Obituary

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Personal Effects

Money left to others: £2747 13 s 7 d

Current value of effects: £112800

Census Information

1851

Pound Street, Walton on Thames, Surrey

Henry Tilley (Head) age 34, Elizabeth (Wife) age 29, Alfred (Son) age 7, Henry (Son) age 6, plus 2 servants

1861

Common Side, Walton on Thames, Surrey

Henry Tilley (Head) age 44, Elizabeth (Wife) age 39, Alfred (Son) age 17, Henry (Son) age 16, Emily (Niece) age 6, plus 2 servants

1871

High Street, Penge, Surrey

Alfred Tilley (Head) age 27, Henry (Brother) age 26, Maria (Cousin) age 24

1881

94 Beckenham Road, Penge Surrey

Alfred Tilley (Head) age 37, Maria (Wife) age 34, Ethel (Daughter) age 9, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 6, Alfred (Son) age 1, Annie (Daughter) age 4, plus 1 servant

1891

103 Croydon Road, Penge, Surrey

Alfred Tilley (Head) age 47, Maria (Wife) age 45, Ethel B (Daughter) age 19, Elizabeth M (Daughter) age 16, Annie L (Daughter) age 14, Mary A (Daughter) age 9, Harry B (Son) age 6, plus 2 servants

1901

53 Springfield Road, Preston, Brighton, Sussex

Alfred Tilley (Head) age 57, Maria (Wife) age 55, Ethel Brett (Daughter) age 29, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 26, Annie Louise (Daughter) age 24, Maria A (Daughter) age 18, Harry B (Son) age 16

1911

Woodcote Road, Wallington, Surrey

Alfred Tilley (Head) age 67, Maria (Wife) age 65, Annie Louise (Daughter) age 33, (Harry Baldwin (Son) age 26

1921

Beckwood, Belsize Road, Worthing, Sussex

Alfred Tilley (Head) age 77, Maria (Wife) age 76, Ethel (Daughter) age 49, Elizabeth (Daughter) age 46, Annie (Daughter) age 44

 

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