Mr Tilley

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Mr Tilley (fl. 1860-1870s) was a hotelier and venue manager in Cape Town.


He appears to have been involved with (probably managed) The Round House Hotel in Cape Town in the mid to late 1860s, where he organized an annual "Fancy Fair and Fête" on New Year's day.

F.C.L. Bosman (1980: p.274) mentions at least one of these events, which took place on New Year's day of 1868, when an unnamed company of Amateur Christy's troupe and similarly unnamed "Dutch Theatrical Company" performed there.


D.C. Boonzaier, 1923. "My playgoing days – 30 years in the history of the Cape Town stage", in SA Review, 9 March and 24 August 1932. (Reprinted in Bosman 1980: pp. 374-439.)

F.C.L. Bosman, 1928. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel I: 1652-1855. Pretoria: J.H. de Bussy. [1]: pp.

F.C.L. Bosman. 1980. Drama en Toneel in Suid-Afrika, Deel II, 1856-1916. Pretoria: J.L. van Schaik: p.274

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