Elizabeth Hill


Brief Life History of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hill was born in 1835, in Penryn, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, her father, Nicholas Hill, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Stephens, was 33. She lived in St Gluvias, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Saint Mary Matfelon, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Nicholas Hill
Sarah Stephens
William Abraham Hill
Elizabeth Hill
Sarah Stephens Hill

Sources (5)

  • Elizabeth Hill in household of Nicholas Hill, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Elisabeth Hill, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Elisabeth Hill, "England, Cornwall Parish Registers, 1538-2010"

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Siblings (3)

World Events (8)


Age 8

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 19

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 45

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

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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