Family History


MY ANCESTOR WILLIAM HILL CAME FROM ELSTED. THIS IS HIS FAMILY WHICH REMAINED IN IN ELSTED. IT IS NOT FINISHED. IF YOU HAVE ANY ADDITIONS OR AMENDMENTS PLeASE E-MAIL ME Martis1@hotmail.co.uk

ELSTED HILLS

NICHOLAS HILL

Born (see Note 1)

Married; 1/10/1740 in Lurgashall

Spouse: Sarah Hedington

Children: Sarah Hill b 1742 (chr 28/3/1742) Lurgashall

John Hill b 1745 (chr 28/7/1745) Lurgashall

William Hill b 1747 (chr 6/12/1747) Lurgashall

Nicholas Hill b 1754 (chr 26/2/17540 Lurgashall

Note 1: only possible baptism on IGI in West Sussex is Nicholas Hills baptised West Wittering 25/12/1719 son of Nicholas and Mary Hills. A Nicholas Hill was baptised Bramshott Hants 8/2/1712 son of Elizabeth

 

Children of Nicholas and Sarah Hill

 

SARAH HILL

Born: 1742 Lurgashall

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother; Sarah Hedington

Baptised: 28/3/1742 Lurgashall

Married: 6/6/1768 Lurgashall (see Note 1)

Spouse; Thomas Holden

Born: abt 1748

Father; Thomas Holden

Note 1: married by licence. Sarah from Lurgashill, Thomas husbandman aged 20 married with consent of Thomas Holden

JOHN HILL

Born: 1745 Lurgashall

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother; Sarah Hedington

Baptised: 28/7/1745 Lurgashall

WILLIAM HILL

Born: 1747 Lurgashall

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother: Sarah Hedington

Baptised: 6/12/1747 Lurgashall

 

NICHOLAS HILL

Born: 1754 Lurgashall

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother: Sarah Hedington

Baptised: 26/2/1754 Lurgashall

Married: 28/10/1777 Treyford with Didling

Spouse: Mary Fossey

Born; 1754 Elsted

Father: William Fossee

Mother: Elizabeth Goldring

Children; William Hill b 1778 (bapt 19/7/1778) Elsted

John Hill b 1780 (bapt 4/5/1780) Elsted

Mary Hill b 1782 (bapt 29/9/1782) Elsted

Elizabeth Hill b 1785 (bapt 14/8/1785) Elsted

Charlotte Hill b 1788 (bapt 19/4/1788) Elsted

Nicholas Hill b 1796 (bapt 28/8/1796) Elsted

Children of Nicholas and Mary Hill

 

WILLIAM HILL

Born: 1778 Elsted

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother: Mary Fossee

Baptised; 19/7/1778 Elsted

Died 14/4/1852 (see Note 1)..

Buried: 18/4/1852 Harting

Married: 9/4/1801 Harting (see Note 2)

Spouse; Sarah Shier (Shire)

Born: 27/4/1773 Harting

Father; Francis Shier

Mother; Elizabeth Jackson

Buried: 18/12/1818 Harting

Children: .William Hill b 1802 Harting

Elizabeth Hill b 1804 Harting

John Hill b 1806 Harting

George Hill b 1809 Harting

Sarah Hill b 1812 Harting

Charlotte Hill b 1815 Harting

James Hill b 1818 Harting

1841 census: Living with son George..

1851 census: William was a pauper lodging with son William

Note 1: Cause of death was natural decay. Death registered 15/4/1851 by George Hill who was in attendance and made his mark. . Williamís occupation was labourer. Age given as 75.

Note 2: Marriage was witnessed by Benjamin Blackmore (he witnessed many marriages so so was probably town clerk or similar) and Sarah Nash.

JOHN HILL

Born: 1780 Elsted

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother; Mary Fossee

Baptised; 4/5/1780 Elsted

Buried: 10/7/1853 Elsted

Married; 16/2/1801

Spouse; Mary Kemp

Born: 1776 Elsted

Buried: 14/5/1860

Children: Mary Hill b 1801 (bapt 23/8/1801) Elsted

John Hill b 1804 (bapt2/9/1804) Elsted

James b 1806 (bapt14/12/1806) Elsted

1841 census: Residing Elsted. John living with wife Mary, son james and James Kemp aged 30. Occupation: agricultural labourer

1851 census: Residing Elsted. Described as infirm. Also with them grandsons Samuel Parr born Kinton, Middlesex aged 3 and George 8 months

MARY HILL

Born: 1782 Elsted

Father; Nicholas Hill

Mother: Mary Fossee

Baptised; 29/9/1782 Elsted

Buried; 16/2/1801 Elsted

ELIZABETH HILL

Born: 1785 Elsted

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother: Mary Fossee

Baptised: 14/8/1785 Elsted

Died; 21/10/1832 Singleton

Married: 29/12/1802 Harting (see Note 1)

Spouse: John Bowles

Born: abt 1771 Harting

Died: 10/9/1847 workhouse, Westhampnett

Children: James Bowles born 25/4/1804 Twyford with Didling J John Bowles born1807 Twyford with Didling

Mary born 1811 twford with Didling

Martha born 1814 Twyford with Didling

William born 22/10/1817 Singleton

Thomas born 1820 Singleton

Maria Bowles born 1822 Singleton

George born1827 (Singleton

Marriage witnessed by William Hill and Benjamin Blackmore (who witnessed many marriages

1841 census: James living West St, Chichester and employed as a butcherís shopman.

 

CHARLOTTE HILL

Born: 1788 Elsted

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother: Mary Fossee

Baptised; 19/4/1788 Elsted

Buried: 8/5/1788 Elsted

NICHOLAS HILL

Born: 1796 Elsted

Father: Nicholas Hill

Mother; Mary Fossee

Baptised: 28/8/1796

Buried: 8/7/1825 Elsted

Children of John and Mary Hill

 

MARY HILL

Born: 1801 Elsted

Father: John Hill

Mother: Mary Kemp

Buried: 1872 Petersfield district

Baptised: 23/8/1801Elsted

Married: 19/5/1823 Elsted

Spouse: William Knowles

Born: 1795 Greatham, Hants

Died: 1866 Petersfield district

Children: Hannah Knowles born 1823 Newton Valance Hants

William Knowles born 1825 Empshott Hants

John Knowles born 1828 Empshott

Mary Knowles born 1830 Empshott

Charles Knowles born 1832 Empshott

James Knowles born 1836 Empshott

Ann Knowles born 1838 Empshott

Jane Knowles born 1842 Empshott

1841 census: Residing Empshott, Hants. Occupation: agricultural labourer

1851 census: Residing Lambolds Empshott. Occupation: agricultural labourer and parish church clerk. All sons working as agricultural labourers. Grandaughter mary Ann Knowles four monthw with them

1861 census: Residing Lambolds, Hill Place, Empshott. Occupation: agricultural labourer and parish clerk. Only son James with them, agricultural labourer

1871 census: widow Mary residing with son Charles and his family in Empshott. Recorded as pauper out doors

JOHN HILL

Born: 1804 Empshott

Father: John Hill

Mother: Mary Kemp

Baptised: 2/9/1804 Elsted

Buried: 12/9/1869 Harting from East Harting

Married: Mary Ann

Born: 1814 Haniker or Elsted

Buried: 10/5/1872 Harting

Children: Ann b 1831 (chr 13/1/1831)

James b 1832 (chr 9/9/1832)

William b 1835 (chr 1/3/1835)

John b 1836 (chr 11/12/1836

Lucy b 1839 (chr 5/1/1840)

Thomas b 1842 (chr 25/9/1842

Harriet b 1846 (chr 5/7/1846)

Fanny b 1848 (chr 7/5/1848)

George b 1850 (chr 20/10/1850) Treyford with Didling bur 27/3/1852 Elsted, 19 months

George b 1853 (chr 10/4/1854) Treyford with Didling

Richard b 1854 (chr 10/4/1854) Treyford with Didling bur 12/8/1854 Elsted

 

1841 census: Residing Elsted. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Living next door to Kemps

1861 census: Residing Elsted Street, Elsted. Occupation: agricultural labourer

1871 census: Widow mary living with son William East Harting Street. Occupation: seamstress

James Hill baptised 9/9/1832

1851 & 1861 living with parents. No trace after 1861

William Hill baptised 1/3/1835

1871 residing harting with widowed mother , Mary, seamstress

John Hill baptised 11/12/1836 Elsted married 1873 Midhurst district Fanny Puttick b 1840 Twyford

1861 census: : residing Gravitts, Twyford

Children: Mary Ann b 1859 Twyford

1871 lodging with Caroline Taylor, farm labourerís wife, The Street, Twyford

Thomas Hill baptised 25/9/1842 Elsted married Jane b 1843 Rogate possibly married 1868 Farnham district Jane Ann McCullagh

Children: Mary Hill b 1967 West Dean; Dorcas Hill b 1869 Warbleton Row, Hants

1871 residing No 1, Holt Heath Field Bedhampton, Hants

Harriet Hill baptised 5/7/1846 Harriett Hill daugh John Hill (EH) labourer m 17/4/1869 George Bartholomew wheelwright son of John Bartholomew, dealer, east Harting, witnessed by Fanny Hill

Fanny Hill baptised 7/5/1848

1861 chambermaid

 

JAMES STEER

Born: 1806 Elsted

Father: John Steer

Mother: Mary Kemp

Baptised: 14/12/1806

Buried: 26/12/1862 Elsted

Married: 30/7/1842 E lsted

Spouse: Mary Parr

Born: 1815 Warblington, Hants.

Parents: James Parr. labourer

1851 living Elsted with parents and nephew Samuel Parr aged 5 born Kingston, Surrey

1861 census: Residing Elsted Street, Elsted. Occupation: shepherd. Samuel parr 17 journeyman carpenter born Middlesex and Frederick parr aged 9 with them.

Mary remarried 13/8/1864 Harting David Ellison, born 1821 shoemaker & widower. Witnessed by John & Ellen Steer . He died 1873. She married thirdly Thomas Loten in 1876 and died in 1885.

1871 census; residing Harting Street. Mary Rickards 13 servant with them

1881 census: Residing Kent Lane, Harting. Occupation of Thomas agricultural labourer