John Hilton

Male26 December 1763–

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John Hilton was born on 26 December 1763, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of John Hilton.

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John Hilton
1739–
John Hilton
1763–

Sources (3)

  • John Hilton, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Hilton, "England, Yorkshire, Parish Registers, 1538-2016"
  • John Hilton, "England, Yorkshire, Bishop's Transcripts, 1547-1957"

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World Events (6)

1815

Age 52

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 58

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 67

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire):

habitational name from any of various places called Hilton (e.g. in Cambridgeshire, Derbyshire, Staffordshire, North Yorkshire, and Westmorland), most of which derive from Old English hyll ‘hill’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, though some come from Old English helde ‘slope’ + tūn.

occasionally, as in the case of Ralph filius Hilton (Yorkshire 1219), perhaps from the personal name Hilton, itself a possible form of Norman Hildun, composed of the ancient Germanic elements hild ‘strife, battle’ + hūn ‘bear cub’. Compare Hilt . This English surname is present in Ireland (mainly taken to Ulster in the early 17th century, though recorded earlier in Dublin).

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

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