Mary Hill

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Hill was born on 14 May 1797, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abraham Hill, was 41 and her mother, Ann Riley, was 37. She married John Leach on 14 February 1820, in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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John Leach
Mary Hill
Marriage: 14 February 1820
Anne Leach
Phoebe Leach
George Leach
John Leach
William Leach
Mary Leach
Thomas Leach
Charles Leach
Ryley Leach
Edward Leach

Sources (45)

  • Mary Leach in household of John Leach, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Mary Hill, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.


Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, from Middle English hill, hell, hull ‘hill’ (Old English hyll). Compare Hiller . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

English: possibly in some cases from the personal name Hille, a pet form of some name such as Hilger or Hillary .

German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing ancient Germanic hild ‘battle’ as the first element.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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