William DeCaux Tilney
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William DeCaux Tilney (July 7, 1841 - October 11, 1925) was British-born physician and notable resident of Crawfordsville, Montgomery Co., Indiana. Tilney touted himself as a "professor of magic" and was cited as a witness to spiritual manifestations in the mid-1870s at Pence's Hall in Terre Haute, Vigo Co., Indiana.
- Tilney, William DeCaux (1912), Experiences in Hades and Heavens, Communicated through the Hand of W. D. Tilney, Crawfordsville: The Indiana Printing Co. — claimed as the product of automatic writing
- Bundy, John C., ed. (1 Nov. 1879), "The Prosecution Closes Its Case Against the Pence Hall Tricksters", Religio-Philosophical Journal (Chicago) 27 (9): 4, http://www.iapsop.com/archive/materials/religio-philosophical_journal/rpj_nov_1879.pdf
- "DR. TINLEY RETURNS. Talks of His Colorado Trouble and Declares It Was a Conspiracy.", The Weekly News Review (Crawfordsville, Indiana): 2, 21 Apr. 1900, https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2310&dat=19000421&id=5wpKAAAAIBAJ&sjid=OyENAAAAIBAJ&pg=4282,2015436&hl=en