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EVERYTHING TILBURY!
 

PART 1: IN ESSEX


Early History

Archaeological Excavations & Finds

'Dane-holes' - created by the Danes, the Britons - or the Romans?!!

Tilbury in the Domesday Book
 


Post-Domesday

The Tilburys & the Manor of Tillingham

William Tilbury, Prior of Latton

The Tilbury Poor Hospital

The 'Tilbury Charity' - from but not for Tilbury!!
 


By the River Thames

The Tilbury Fort, History & Engravings

The Tilbury Fort Today, Photographs

The Ferry from Tilbury to Gravesend

Gravesend in Kent, Situation & History
 


PART 2: LONDON TO THE REST OF THE WORLD


Horses and That Gig !!

John Tilbury, son of Robert & Elizabeth
Creator of the Tilbury & Stanhope gigs, jobmaster

John Tilbury, Horse-dealer & Creator of the 'Tilbury' gig

John Tilbury, his Hunters, his Terms of Hire

Mr. Tilbury, his Horses & his Reputation

Mr. Tilbury & 'Culverthorpe' in Paris, 1846

Mr. Tilbury, Wheelwright, Horse-dealer, Horse-lover, Teetotaller

George Francis Tilbury: UK & Canada

Horse Dealer, Jobmaster, Commercial Traveller, Theatrical Agent, Veterinary Surgeon, Grocer
Son of John "the coach" Tilbury, grandson of John "the gig" Tilbury above
From London UK to Victoria B.C. Canada, attempted suicide, bankruptcy, sudden death

Harry Tilbury (younger brother to George Francis) m. Rosetta Faulkner

Wine Merchant, Perfumer, Fashion Designer, Commercial Traveller, Veterinary's Traveller
Harry & daughter Florence Julia on trial at The Old Bailey, his son Frank Felix killed
A family who didn't seem to know their own name ...

Charles Tilbury, brother of Geo. Francis & Harry; m. Sarah Francis Reynolds

Grocer, Clerk to Brewers & Wine Merchant, Clerk / Cashier to Ice Merchants
Son John & family emigrated to Philadelphia, USA - descendants in Alabama; & France

On Stage and Screen

Zeffie Tilbury, Dancer and World-renowned Actress
Great-grandaughter of John "the gig" Tilbury above
 


PART 3: ELSEWHERE


Buckinghamshire

1798: 'Posse Comitatus' - The County Force

The Death of Private John Richard Tilbury
 


Channel Islands

John (Jean) Tilbury, Postmaster on Alderney
 


Hampshire

1670: Flemish painter Giles Tilbury & the Tichborne Dole
 


PART 4: GENERAL


1650: Samuel Tilbury & the Ranters
Pamphlet describing their beliefs

Tilburys appearing in 'The Times' newspaper
Theft, violent death, indecency & bankruptcy!!

1927: Passengers on board the S.S. Montrose to Canada
Including Arthur Tilbury from 'The Chertsey Union'

Mr. Codd, his Stopper, & Tilbury Mineral Water
Any more bottles out there?


 
ON ANOTHER SITE:

Queen Elizabeth I's Speech at Tilbury
 


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