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Wallace Henry Hills, son of Matthew Hills and Ellen Octavia Hills [Nash]
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Wallace Henry Hills was born in Chiddingly in 1863, the son of Matthew and Ellen Octavia Hills. He was brought up in Lewes where his father worked at Lewes prison. At the age of 17, Wallace was a reporter on the local newspaper and by 1901 he was editor of the East Grinstead Observer. He established himself as a local historian when he published "The History of East Grinstead" in 1906. He was a highly active member of the East Grinstead community as Chairman of the Urban District Council, Churchwarden of St Mary's Church and Director of several local companies.


See also The History of East Grinstead.
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1863
Born
In the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
1881 Census
 
c 1885
Married
Lizzetta .....
Estimated date
 
1889
Birth of a daughter
Lizzetta in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
1901 Census
 
5th Jan 1932
Died
At Hawarden Nursing Home in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex; ref: 1932 Vol 2b Page 244
Probate Registry of England and Wales
 
27th Feb 1932
Will proven
London; Effects: £2,907 11s 1d
Probate Registry of England and Wales

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Hill, Hiles, Hilles, Hills, Hyles, Hylles, Hylls, Hilsley family records
The ancestral pedigree of Wallace Henry Hills
  
 William Hills
smith
m: c 1830Hannah 
 b: 1805 Framfield, Sussex  b: 1811 Framfield, Sussex
  
             
Naomi  Emily  Henry  Anna  Zacheriah Mercy Luther Thomas 
b: 1831 Sussex  b: 1834 Sussex  b: 1837 Sussex  b: 1841 Framfield, Sussex  b: 1844 Framfield, Sussex b: 1846 Framfield, Sussex b: 1848 Framfield, Sussex b: 1850 Framfield, Sussex 
  John Mary William Matthew         
  b: 1833 Framfield, Sussex b: 1835 Sussex b: 1838 Framfield, Sussex b: 1842 Framfield, Sussex         
                   
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 Matthew Hillsm: 16th Nov 1861 Crawley, SussexEllen Octavia Nash 
 b: 1842 Framfield, Sussex  b: 1844 Somerset
  
      
 Wallace Henry Herbert Charles Ada L. Frederick L. Roland M. 
 b: 1863 Chiddingly, Sussex
d: 5th Jan 1932 Hawarden Nursing Home, East Grinstead, Sussex registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1932 Vol 2b Page 244
 b: 1865 Lewes, Sussex
ch: 6th Aug 1865 St. Anne
 b: 1867 Lewes, Sussex b: 1873 Lewes, Sussex b: 1876 Lewes, Sussex 
            
Parental record
   
   
   
 Wallace Henry Hillsm: c 1885Lizzetta 
 b: 1863 Chiddingly, Sussex
d: 5th Jan 1932 Hawarden Nursing Home, East Grinstead, Sussex registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex ref: 1932 Vol 2b Page 244
  b: 1862 Lewes, Sussex
  
  
 Lizzetta 
 b: 1889 East Grinstead, Sussex 
Family record

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