James Hillier

1837–
Burbage, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Hillier was born in 1837, in Burbage, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Hillier, was 46 and his mother, Anne Holmes, was 41. He married Elizabeth Choules on 11 November 1865, in Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He was buried in Lamaline, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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Family Time Line

James Hillier
1837–
Elizabeth Choules
1848–
Marriage: 11 November 1865
George James Hillier
1867–
Thomas Frederick Hillier
1873–
Alice Maud Mary Hillier
1878–
Sarah Kate Hillier
1883–
Elizabeth Ann Hillier
1870–1957
Charlotte Jane Hillier
1875–
William Henry Hillier
1885–1952
Sidney John Hillier
1888–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 November 1865
Great Bedwyn, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    George James Hillier

    Male1867–Male

    Female1870–1957Female

    Thomas Frederick Hillier

    Male1873–Male

    Charlotte Jane Hillier

    Female1875–Female

    Alice Maud Mary Hillier

    Female1878–Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1843

Age 6

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 17

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.
1869

Age 32

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Name Meaning

1 English (southwest): occupational name for a roofer (tiler or thatcher), from an agent derivative of Middle English hele(n) ‘to cover’ (Old English helian).2 French: from the personal name Hillier ( see Hillary ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Hillier in household of Thomas Hillier, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • James Hillier in household of Thomas Hillier, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Hillier, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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