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TALLEYRAND-Périgord, Charles Maurice de
TalleyrandFrench statesman, stayed in Old Steine stayed there in 1831/1832 during his time as French Ambassador to the Court of St James. 9 Old Steine* [residence]
TATE, Fred (Frederick William)
Fred TateSussex and England cricketer from 1887 to 1905, best remembered unfortunately for dropping a catch in a test match. Born illegitimate in Brighton Workhouse, died in poverty in Burgess Hill. 9 Kingsbury Street [childhood home]
TATE, Maurice (William)
Maurice TateSussex and England cricketer, born in Brighton, son of Sussex player Fred Tate. Regarded as the founder of modern seam bowling, holding the record for most wickets by an English player outside England (116 in 1926/27 in India and Ceylon), when he also became the only player to achieve the double of 1,000 runs and 100 wickets outside England in a season. 28 Warleigh Road [residence]*
THELLUSSON, Capt Charles Sabine Augustus
One of the two beneficiaries in the Thellusson Will case, which is believed to have inspired the Jarndyce v Jarndyce case in Charles Dickens' Bleak House, that was eventually settled by the House of Lords in 1859. Peter Thellusson, a naturalised Huguenot merchant and director of the Bank of England, amassed a fortune of more than £600,000, which he bequeathed in trust to his surviving descendants, bypassing his children and grandchildren.
Stanley TheobaldSurveyor and estate agent (Geo White & Sons). Local councillor, leader of the Tory group, long-time chairman of the housing committee of Brighton Council, building more council housing than anyone else and overseeing the project to build the Brighton Centre. Theobald House, Blackman Street
TIERNEY, Sir Matthew John
Matthew TierneySettled in Brighton in 1802 after qualifying in medicine and was soon appointed physician to the royal household in Brighton, having taken premises adjacent to the Royal Pavilion. He held increasingly elevated royal positions under the Prince Regent/George IV and William IV. After meeting Edward Jenner in 1798 he became interested in vaccination and was involved in the formation of a vaccine institution in Brighton, the first in the country away from London. 3 Pavilion Parade [residence, surgery]
Tierney Arms/Royal Tierney Picture House, 64 Edward Street
Landowner. Chates Farm Court
TILLEY, Vesta, Lady de Frece
Vesta TilleyMusic hall artiste, male impersonator. Married (Sir) Walter de Frece, owner of Brighton Hippodrome. 8 King's Esplanade* [summer residence 1947-1952]
Landowner. Moulescoomb Place, Lewes Road [residence]
TREDCROFT, Nathaniel
Son of Nathaniel Tredcroft, the Cromwellian Vicar of Horsham, married Elizabeth Scrase, heir to the manor of Hove Villa et Ecclesia, in 1702. Their great-grandson, Nathaniel Tredcroft, sold his share of the manor to William Stanford of Preston in 18081. Tredcroft Road

1Charles Thomas-Stanford (1923): 46.
TURNER, Minnie Sara
Minnie Sara TurnerRan a boarding house in Victoria Road (optimistically called Sea View). Through her active involvement in the suffragist movement, the house was often inhabited or visited by suffragettes, including Mrs Pankhurst, Emily Davidson and Annie Kenney. 13 Victoria Road
TYNTE, Col Charles James Kemys, FRS
MP for West Somerset 1832-1837 and Bridgwater 1847-1865. 6 Lewes Crescent [residence 1856]
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