Mary Hill

14 May 1797–
Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Hill was born on 14 May 1797, in Kildwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Abraham Hill, was 40 and her mother, Ann Riley, was 36. She married John Leach on 14 February 1820. 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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Family Time Line

John Leach
1796–
Mary Hill
1797–
Marriage: 14 February 1820
Anne Leach
1821–1899
Phoebe Leach
1823–
George Leach
1825–
John Leach
1829–
William Leach
1830–
Mary Leach
1831–
Thomas Leach
1833–
Charles Leach
1835–
Ryley Leach
1838–1915
Edward Leach
1840–1840

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 February 1820
Darfield,York,England
children

(10)

    Anne Leach

    Female1821–1899Female

    Phoebe Leach

    Female1823–Female

    George Leach

    Male1825–Male

    John Leach

    Male1829–Male

    William Leach

    Male1830–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Abraham Hill

    Male1757–Male

    Ann Riley

    Female1761–Female

siblings

(5)

    Mary Hill

    Female1783–Female

    John Hill

    Male1788–Male

    Ann Hill

    Female1790–Female

    Elizabeth Hill

    Female1793–Female

    Female1797–Female

World Events (8)

1815

Age 18

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

Age 24

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.
1830

Age 33

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: extremely common and widely distributed topographic name for someone who lived on or by a hill, Middle English hill (Old English hyll).2 English: from the medieval personal name Hill, a short form of Hilary ( see Hillary ) or of a Germanic (male or female) compound name with the first element hild ‘strife’, ‘battle’.3 German: from a short form of Hildebrand or any of a variety of other names, male and female, containing Germanic hild as the first element.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Leach in household of John Leach, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Leech in household of John Leech, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary in entry for Phebe Leach, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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