20 October 1501: At Westminster three weeks from Michaelmas 17 Henry VII [20 October 1501] before Thomas Wode, William Danuers and John Vauasour, justices; adjourned to octaves of Hilary 17 Henry VII [20 January 1502]. William bishop of Lincoln, Reginald Bray knight, William Hody knight, John Shaa knight, Hugh Oldom clerk, Humphrey Conyngesby sergeant-at-law, Richard Emson and William Coope, plaintiffs v. John Hill and Elizabeth his wife, deforciants of 1 messuage, 3 tofts, 120 acres of land, 8 acres of meadow in Southyell. Deforciants acknowledge the premises to belong to the bishop, for which the plaintiffs grant the deforciants 40 marks
7 March 1528: Ordinations at Lichfield cathedral: Acolytes Secular: William Hill
19 December 1528: Ordinations at Lichfield cathedral: Deacons Secular: William Hill, by title of Ranton priory.
14 January 1832: Commitments – To the County Gaol – By Charles Hill esquire: John Britten alias Moore, and William Lines, charged with having attempted to defraud their employer, William Nicholls, shoe manufacturer, of Raunds, by altering two orders or tickets for the payment of money for work done by them.
May 1835: Directory of Alfreton, with the hamlet of Swanwick, the chapelry of Riddings, Shirland with Higham and Neighbourhoods. Blacksmiths: William Hill, Higham. Confectioners: Martha Hill, Alfreton
29 July 1845: English galliot John, captain Hill, at Antwerp, from Fowey, with clay;
16 October 1845: English galliot John, captain Hille [sic], at Antwerp, from Fowey, with clay;
29 October 1845: English galliot John, captain Hill [sic], at Antwerp, for Newcastle, with ballast
12 January 1854: A Correct List of the Poll, at the Election of a Knight of the Shire, for the Eastern Division of the County of Gloucester. Avening Polling District: Parish of Avening. Abode: Sherston, Wiltshire: William Yevily Hill. Cheltenham Polling District: Parish of Cheltenham: Abode: Almondsbury, near Bristol: John Allen Hill.
27 October 1866: The Register of Electors to Vote in the Choice of a Member or Members to Serve in Parliament, for the City of Gloucester, for 1866-7. Occupiers of property in Holy Trinity parish: Charles Hill, for a house in Berkeley Street. Occupiers of property in the parish of St Owen: Thomas Hill, for a house in Green Dragon Lane.
7 April 1879: Deserter from the Lancashire Militia — absent from training: John Hill, [Reg. No:] 2581, Lancashire Militia; [born:] Birkenhead; [trade] finisher; [age] 25¾; [size:] 5[ft] 9[in]; [hair:] dark; [eyes:] grey; [face:] dark; [coat & trousers:] —; [date of desertion:] 17 March 1879 [at] Lancaster; [marks & remarks:] cut left eyebrow
6 August 1879: Nancy Smithurst nee Hill, Horwich
25 March 1880: Bill of sale by Thomas Hill, 26 South Street and 2 The Market Hall, Buxton, glass and china dealer, in favour of Richard H. Grove’ and a bill of sale by Richard Hill, 7 Charlotte Row, Morice Town, shipwright, and Edwin Millman, 25 Cambridge Road, Ford, Devon, shipwright, in favour of Jane E. W. Hodge; and a bill of sale by Thomas Hill, 9 North Road, Plymouth, labourer, in favour of Leon Fisher; and a bill of sale by Lawrence Coulthurst, 35 Dunham Street, Hulme, Manchester, provision dealer, in favour of George H. Hill; and a bill of sale by William Fields, 197 Manchester Road, Ince-within-Makerfield, provision dealer, in favour of William Hill; and a bill of sale by James Hill, Fairfield Nursery, Angel Road, Edmonton, Middlesex, nurseryman, in favour of George Dickerson; and a bill of sale by George Hill, 14 Fender Row, Charles Street, Wolverhampton, ironplate worker, and William Hill, 15 Brunswick Street, Wolverhampton, galvanizer, in favour of William Sankey; and a bill of sale by Horace George Kettle, Bildeston, farmer and mail cart contractor, in favour of Alfred Hill; and a bill of sale by William Hill, 62 Napier Street, Cemetery Road, Sheffield, carter, in favour of Sheffield Town, &c., Society
18 August 1880: Tiverton County Court: William Baker Carpenter v. John Hill. ‘Plaintiff, who was represented by Mr Loosemore, is a farmer of Great Bradley, and defendant, for whom Mr Payne appeared, is a farmer of Middle Bradley. The claim was for balance of account, £16 16s 6d, and consisted of £5 16s for labour in preparing a field for turnips, £7 16s for manure, paid to Mrs Moore of Tiverton; and £3 4s 6d also for manure, paid to Mr John Carpenter. His Honour gave judgment for defendant.’
29 January 1904: Eton Board of Guardians and Rural District Council: report of a meeting of the Board: present, Mr J. Hartopp Nash (in the chair), Mr H. R. de Salis, Dr Waters (vice-chairmen), the Reverend J. H. Matthews, Dr Newman, Colonel Ward-Bennitt, Commander Booth, Messrs F. B. Buckland, G. Hibberd, H. L. Darvill, C. J. Hill, F. Baxter, J. C. Howlett, E. Dyke, W. M. Bailey, E. H. Parry, W. Gamble, Z. H. Nash, T. H. Saunders, A. A. Somerville and W. Hearn. The Local Government Board inspector, Mr Stevens, complained of the condition of the patients in the sick wards. Dr Fuller reported bed sores in one case. An application by the London United Electric Tramways Company to extend their line from Slough to Taplow was considered. Mr R. H. Barrett (clerk) and Mr H. L. C Barrett (assistant clerk) asked for their salaries to be increased from £150 and £12 10s per annum respectively. Letters were received protesting about the lopping of the trees in The Avenue, Datchet.
‘Countess Carrington presided over an influentially-attended meeting in the Guildhall of High Wycombe, to further the musical festival for Berks, Bucks, and Oxon, in connection with which the first annual competition took place at Reading last year. Much local interest is manifested on the subject. The gathering was addressed by Dr Lloyd, Eton College, the Hon. Everard Feilding, Miss Cecilia Hill, and Mrs Commeline, wife of the rector of Beaconfield (honorary secretaries), and the Rev. R. de M. Nixon (Datchet). The inauguration of the festival has already been the means of stimulating the study of music in the Berks and Bucks districts. The festival will be held at the Town Hall, Oxford, on May 5th, 6th, and 7th.’
29 January 1904: ‘Eton Fire Brigade. On duty: Escape-Foreman F. E. Goddard and Fireman W. S. Fountain. Tuesday – Parade at the Fire Station for “Curricle” drill at 7 p.m. R. G. Dugdale, Chief Officer.’ ‘Eton Fire Brigade. The annual meeting of the Eton Fire Brigade was held on Friday evening at the Bridge House Hotel, when the majority of the members were present, together with Mr Ingalton Drake and Mr Cecil Howlett, members of the Eton Urban District Council. On the proposition of Mr Husted, seconded by Mr Westoby, Mr Howlett was voted to the chair. The minutes of the last annual meeting having been past the following report was read by the Hon. Secretary (Mr W. G. Clarke):- “Gentlemen, I have pleasure in presenting my report for the past year:- Fires.- Called by telephone to the premises occupied by Messrs Butler and Bowden, drapers and general stores, High Street, Slough, comprising six shops and premises adjoining, on Thursday 1 January 1903. Call received at 4.30 p.m.; cause, ignition of goods in shop window of the drapery department by assistant in lighting up; contents and buildings insured in the Atlas Fire Office; damage, the entire block of buildings destroyed; estimated damage, about £18,000; manual engine and eighteen members present. – Called by inmates to the premises known as Baldwin’s End, Eton College, in the occupation of Mr R. S. Kindersley, being a dwelling-house and cottage adjoining, on Monday 1 June. Time of call, 4.5 a.m., premises alight from end to end; approximate time of outbreak 3.55 a.m.; cause, unknown; contents insured in Guardian Office, building insured in the County Fire Office; lives, first body discovered 4.45 a.m.; second body 6 a.m., life extinct; fire extinguished by hydrant supply, assisted by steamer from Windsor Fire Brigade and steamer from Slough Fire Brigade; members present, 14; damage, the entire building destroyed by fire, smoke and water; cottage adjoining slightly damaged by smoke. – Called by stranger to the premises occupied by Mr A. M. Goodhart, Eton College, on Sunday, 13 September; time of call, 2.30 p.m.; cause, over-heating of gas-stove in kitchen; extinguished by firemen with buckets; members present 2, damage, stove by fire, kitchen by smoke and water. – Called by inmates to the premises known as Gulliver’s, Eton College, occupied by Mr J. M. Dyer, on Friday 27 November; time of call, 4.55 p.m.; cause, unknown; extinguished by firemen with buckets and hand=pump; members present, 2; damage, room first floor, curtains and painted work, general damage by water; estimated damage, £2. – Called by strangers to the premises known as 86 High Street, Eton, in the occupation of Mr J. Wilcox, dairyman and greengrocer, on 22 December. Time of call, 7.47 a.m.; cause, sparks from fire; contents insured in County Fire Office, building in Norwich Union; extinguished by firemen with buckets; members present, 13; damage, kitchen on ground floor and contents severely damaged by fire, heat, smoke and water, rest of house slightly by smoke; estimated damage, £10. – Called from fire alarm box 52 to the premises occupied by Messrs Gane and Co., bootmakers, 125 High Street, Eton; cause, overheat of stove; insured contents, Norwich Union Fire Office; extinguished by firemen with buckets; members present, 5; damage, about 4 ft super of flooring and mantelpiece, and cutting away by same in back room first floor, rest of contents in room slightly by smoke; estimated damage, about £3. … Competitons. – National Fire Brigades Union, South Midland District. Annual district competition drills held at Luton on 24 June; the Brigade was represented in several drills, Escape-Foreman Goddard and Fireman Bennett being awarded second prize in the two-men drill, in which 19 brigades competed. – The annual competition drills of the Brigade were held as usual on Fellow’s Eyot, Eton College (by kind permission of the Provost and Fellows), and, notwithstanding a very wet afternoon, were witnessed by many interested ratepayers. Escape-Foreman Goddard won the one-man championship of the Brigade in 52 seconds, Fireman G. Bennett being second in 52 2/5 seconds. 20 August – Brighton Volunteer Fire Brigade annual drill competitions were held on 31 August at Preston Park. The Brigade was represented in the one-man, two-men, three-men and six-men drills. I regret that Fireman J. Webb suffered a severe accident on this occasion, and unfortunately the Brigade was unsuccessful in every event. … I wish to tender my best thanks to Mr A. A. Somerville, chairman of the Fire Brigade Committee, and to Mr Councillor Howlett for his untiring energy in the interest of the Fire Brigade, and his special journey to Liverpool and Blackpool to inspect appliances there, accompanied by Escape-Foreman Goddard, to whom I offer my best thanks; also to Hon. Secretary W. G. Clark for the ready help given on all occasions. Votes of thanks – to the honorary officers of the Brigade, the Reverend J. Shepherd, Dr E. Hale, Mr J. E. Gale, Mr F. Goddard, Mr H. B. Brown, the best thanks of the active members are gratefully tenders … the Governing Body of Eton College per their Bursar, Mr H. C. Holloway-Calthrop, for the munificent gift of the steam fire-engine and part fire-alarm system and fire-escape for use by members of the Brigade … R. G. Dugdale, Chief Officer.” This report was agreed to on the proposition of Mr Plumridge, seconded by Mr Halliday senior. Mr Hetherington asked if the Gamewell system was fully installed, as he thought some members were still not on the system. … There was a contest for the Chief Officership. Mr Bennett proposed, and Mr Halliday seconded, the re-appointment of Mr Dugdale, while Mr Westoby proposed Mr F. E. Goddard, and this was seconded by Mr F. Husted. … Mr Bennett junior championed the cause of their former captain with considerable warmth … Mr Goddard [said] he had felt the unpleasantness of being deemed an undesirable member for holding the escape-foremanship on account of his living out of Eton, although he spent most of the day in the town … He objected to being stabbed in the back, and if any member had anything to say against him let it be said to his face. … Mr Hetherinton thought that as escape-foreman Mr Goddard was the right man in the right place … [Mr Dugdale was re-elected] … The other appointments were:- Foreman, Mr Hetherington; engineer, Mr W. W. B. Hill; escape-foreman, Mr F. E. Goddard; sub-engineer, Mr Bettridge; committee, Messrs Plumridge, Fountain, Goddard, Hill, and Bettridge, while the latter was asked to again take up the duties of canteen steward. … On the proposition of Mr Baker, seconded by Mr Hollyer, a vote of thanks was heartily accorded to Mr Ingalton Drake …’
8 February 1908: To Let: Charming Cottage, well furnished, good neighbourhood, close to city, for three months or less. Letters to Hill, 3 St Stephen’s Fields, Canterbury
September 1909: Advertisement: John Hill ironmonger, 206 Barton Street:
6 December 1915: Postcard to Miss E. Hill, 50 Osborne Road, Ashton in Makerfield: ‘D. E. Arrived safe and A.1. nothing about going back, although I think we will, hope not with the best Bob’
January 1915: Arthur J. Hill, Living Lilliputians and ventriloquist, 73 Disraeli Road, Forest Gate (Tel: 264 Stratford)
September 1921: Advertisement: E. F. Hill, 26 Cliffe Field Road, Meersbrook. Pedigree white leghorns, eggs for hatching, from 15/- per dozen. Day old chicks 36/- per dozen
c1920: Postcard to the Misses G & M Hill, Elswick Grange, Kirkham, Lancashire: ‘Just a line to wish you a happy Christmas. I am sorry not to send a letter, but will write after Christmas. H & I were at a Concert last night and enjoyed ourselves A.1. Thanks very much for nice long letter, it’s the best you have sent for an age. Hoping you will have a lot of parties. Kind regards to all. Mollie.’
1923 Examination Successes: Former Pupils: University of Manchester: Degree of M.Sc. – Florence V. Stephen; Degree of B.Sc. – Mona K. Davies; Second M.B. and Ch.B. Examination – Mary E. P. Mackay; Honours School of Botany – Selected Subject Chemistry – Elda Auld; Hon. School of History, Part I – Kathleen M. Hill, Hilda E. Wilson; Inter. B.Sc. – Ada Struthers, Bessie Chatterton; Inter B.A. – Marcelle W. Sugden
January 1927: Candidate for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: R. Hill, Bramber, Ashley Road, Bowdon, Cheshire
June 1928: Advertisement: Hill’s Wallpapers, 22 Newport Road, Middlesbrough
July 1930: Bootham School, Summer Term 1930: List of Boys: J. Cyril S. Hill, Lucan: College Class, bedroom 7, Bright House
J. C. S. Hill umpired the Old Scholars’ Cricket Match 9 June 1930:
1 April 1931:’Delightful weather favoured the sports at Trent College yesterday, and a large body of visitors, including parents and old boys, enjoyed the keen friendly competitio’: among the competitors, Hill:
‘Frederick Hill, who with a two years old girl was found dead in a gas-filled kitchen at his home, at 47, Broad-marsh, Nottingham, last Friday, was buried at Bulwell Cemetery yesterday. There were no curious onlookers at the funeral.’;
‘Ald. Alfred Hill, secretary of Leicester No. 2 branch of the National Union of Boot and Shoe Operatives since 1922, is retiring shortly under the age limit, having reached 65. He has been a member of the union for 41 years, was president from 1898 till 1922, has been a member of the City Council since 1905, and an alderman since 1920, a magistrate since 1922, twice chairman of the Leicester Trades Council, of which he was a member for 40 years, and M.P. for East Leicester from 1922 to 1925. He has been a Primitive Methodist lay preacher for 45 years.’;
‘A verdict of ‘Accidental Death’ was returned by a jury at an inquest held by Mr H. J. Deane (coroner for North Leicestershire), at Loughborough yesterday, on John William Hill, aged 80, of 25 Regent Street, Loughborough, who was knocked down by a motor-cycle on December 27th. The motor-cyclist was exonerated. Frank Hill, fitter, 25 Regent Street, said he saw his father in hospital, but he could give no account of the accident. He had the use of only one eye. Dr Dorothy G. Stewart, house surgeon at the hospital, said that deceased was suffering from a compound fracture of the right leg and shock. He was also absorbing poison from a septic leg. Marie Cayless, of 15 High Street, Loughborough, said she saw a motor-cyclist coming from the direction of Leicester Road, and heard the hooter sounded. She saw deceased stepping from the pavemenr as though to cross the road. He then stopped and went on again and he and the motor-cycle collided. Charles Edward Cook, groom, of Mickleover Lodge, near Derby, the motor-cyclist said he first saw the deceased when he was about six yards away. He started to cross the road, then stopped, and started again. Witness tried to avoid him by turning further into the roadway.’;
Urban council elections: Market Rasen: E. Welbourne, A. Cocking, E. Morley, W. A. Muxtable, W. A. Ward, H. J. Hill, E. C. Creasey.
January 1932: Candidate for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: Miss M. McG. Hill, 4 Romola Road, S.E.24
July 1933: The following boys came top in their forms in the last final term examinations. Before the economy campaign the L.C.C. would have given each boy a book or some other valuable prize, but now these boys have to be content with a certificate. Form 6: 1 J. V. Gibbs; 2 H. C. Carter; 3 V. J. Bradbury; 4 D. J. Fry; 5 W. C. Hill; Form 9: 1 D. Peet; 2 R. Philp; 3 R. Hill; 4 G. Mayes; 5 E. Finch.
July 1934: Annotated group photograph of the staff of Mundella Secondary School, Nottingham. Sitting: Misses Blagg, Howell, Lawrance, Miller; Messrs Wight, Winfield; Misses Jones, Morris, Wallis, Mosley. 2nd Row: Misses Plunkett, Barlow, Sainter, Trigg (school secretary); Messrs Heath, Cowdell, Chamberlain, Reid, Stace, Austin, Bird, Roberts, Adamson, 3rd Row: Messrs Thomas, Holbrook, Kendall, Broadburn, Thorpe, Page, Broomfield, Jackson, Clarke, Baynes-Smith, Hill, Storey.
July 1935: Recent News of Past Members of the Staff and of Old Girls: Miss Hill is going to be married on December 14th to Mr Fenton Ham;
To those others, too – outstandingly Miss Woolnoth and Miss Hill for their longer periods of service – whose friendship we have valued and whose work has left its lasting mark, we give our thanks with our farewell, knowing their interest will follow the School’s future welfare, as we shall hope to follow theirs.
15 December 1935: The following candidates were confirmed at the parish church by the bishop of St Albans on Sunday, December 15th: Boys and Men: Ivor Latimer Cumming Blackwell, Bernard Brown, Kenneth Charles Depledge, George Albert Augustus Gough, Percier Raymond Hill, Peter William Neilson, Arthur William Newman, Arthur William John Pease, Arthur Waller, Joseph Pitcher, Clarence William Sale, Benjamin James Wenman, and David Forester Wilson.
22 May 1940: Sheila Hill, aged 11, Myrtle Cottage, Myrtle Street, enrolled in the 1st Retford Company of Girl Guides. Proficiency Badges: Child Nurse (1941), Friend to Animals (1940), Gymnast (1941), Laundress (1941), Thrift (1940), War Service (1940)
27 October 1940: Daphne Hill, aged 11, 12 Vernon Avenue, enrolled in the 1st Retford Company of Girl Guides.
27 October 1940: Daphne Hill, aged 11, 12 Vernon Avenue, enrolled in the 1st Retford Company of Girl Guides.
25 July 1941: Edna Boyce [altered to Hazel Hill], aged 11, enrolled in the 1st Retford Company of Girl Guides. Proficiency Badges (Hazel Hill): 1942 (Gymnast).
15 July 1943: Margeret Hill, Jubilee Road, enrolled in the 1st Retford Company of Girl Guides.
15 July 1943: Margaret Hill, aged 12, Jubilee Road, enrolled in the 1st Retford Company of Girl Guides.
17 May 1945: Next Week’s Calls. Moss Empires: Leeds, Empire (R. 11) – Rowland H. Hill presents Tessie O’Shea, G. H. Elliott, Billy Russell, Freddie Bamberger, Marie Louise and Charles, Con Stuart, Two Dancettes, Billy Rolls. (4.20 and 6.35.)
2 June 1951: The following elders were ordained at the forenoon service in Inverbrothock Church on Sunday – Mr William Anderson, Mr Charles Donaldson, Mr Robert Chapman, Mr J. E. Dutch, Mr J. Edgar and Mr T. R. Hill; and Mr T. Wilson, already ordained, was admitted to the eldership of the congregation. The Reverend J. H. Dutch officiated at the service.
January 1957: Members of the Amateur Fencing Association: A. Hill; C. G. A. Hill; Leonardo Wareing Hill
December 1945: Candidates for membership of the Cyclists’ Touring Club: J. E. R. Hill, 82 Wavertree Road, Liverpool 7; A. Hill, 36 Wandle Road, Morden
29 June 1951: Birth, at Westwinds, King’s Worthy, to Lydia (née Hill), wife of Sydney L. Hancock – a son
15 April 1953: County court judgments against J. Hill, 33 Southampton Street, Reading, motor cycle engineer; and against Lawrence William Hill, 184 Poolsbrook Cottages, Staveley; and against Mrs M. Hill, 7 Bouverie Road East, Folkestone; and against Eugene Daniel Hill, 132 Avondale Square, Old Kent Road, S.E.1, fruit and vegetable salesman
4 October 1963: Mabel Hill, Soprano, Royal Opera House Covent Garden; and Reginald Hill, 1st violin
26 June 1971: Coventry Speedway: Brandon Bees riders: Roger Hill
1974: Members of Seaton Carew Golf Club: Gentlemen: L. M. Hill, Rivertrees, Eaglescliffe
18 December 1976: Gerald Hill, director, Huddersfield Town Association Football Club
1994: Elizabeth Hill, clairvoyant