Ellen was the 1st daughter of Luke & Mary TILLEY.
Luke TILLEY: 32, Birth Place: Dorchester, Living at: 32 & 33 High Street, Ledbury, Marital status: Married, Occupation: Bookseller Stationer Printer, Other Household Members: Mary Violetta TILLEY: 22, Wife, Ellen F TILLEY: 1 month, Daughter, Peter TILLEY:21 Visitor, Single, Brother, Letter Press Printer, Mary Jane STRONG: 1, General Servant Domestic, Amelia McDONALD: 33, Midwife
Ellen F. TILLEY: 10, Visitor, West Town Farm, Baltonsborough, Somerset, the JACOB family. ( Possibly Grandparents. )
Luke TILLEY: 62, Living at: 16 High Street, Ledbury, Marital status: Married, Occupation: Bookseller Stationer Printer, Other Household Members: Mary TILLEY: 52, Wife, Ellen F TILLEY: 30, Daughter, Amy TILLEY: 17, Daughter, Peter TILLEY: 52, Visitor, Single, Brother, Letter Press Printer, Honorine THIBAULT: 16, General Servant Domestic.
Ellen assisted her father in the running of the business at 15 & 16 High Street. Ellen wrote the Illustrated Guide To Ledbury and Neighbourhood.
The Guide has been transcribed from the TILLEY's Almanack
Ellen Fanny TILLEY: 38, Living at: 43 East Street, TILLEY's Library, Wimborne, Marital status: Single, Occupation: Bookseller and Stationer, Household Members: Mabel TILLEY: 21, Sister, Booksellers Assistant, Hilda Annie HENNING: 19, Domestic helper.
National Probate Calendar- TILLEY John Jacob, of The Lawns, Ledbury died 30 May 1926, Probate (save and except any settled land) London 11 October to Sarah Northcote TILLEY, Widow, Ellen Fanny TILLEY, Spinster, Augustus Barton GREEN, brewer, Fred Foster Cosway BRADFORD, bank manager. Effects £8804 11s 2d
1897 - 1979 Ledbury Tilleys Almanacks - Herefordshire History
Photographs are credited to the owners where possible
Edited Memories in italics are from members of the Old Ledbury Facebook Group
Cuttings are from Old Ledbury Reporter Newspapers
History of Ledbury in the 19th Century
Herefordshire Archive Records Centre HARC
( TILLEY's Collection ) - No photograph to be reproduced or used for commercial gain without permission Alan HOIDA