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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: 10th Sep 1832 Brighton, SussexHannah Fielder 
 b: 1805 Framfield, Sussex  b: 1811 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Oct 1812 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, aged 20 months, daughter of Robert Fielder & Hannah Fielder
  
             
John  Mary Elizabeth  William  Matthew  Mercy Luther Thomas Grace 
b: 1833 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Jan 1833 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, son of William Hills (blacksmith) & Hannah Hills
  b: 1836 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 6th Mar 1836 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, daughter of William Hills (blacksmith) & Hannah Hills
  b: 1839 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 5th May 1839 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, son of William Hills (blacksmith) & Hannah Hills
  b: 1842 Framfield, Sussex  b: 1846 Framfield, Sussex b: 1848 Framfield, Sussex b: 1850 Framfield, Sussex b: 1854 Framfield, Sussex 
  Emily Henry  Anna  Zacheriah         
  b: 1834 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Feb 1834 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, daughter of William Hills (blacksmith) & Hannah Hills
 b: 1837 Framfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Oct 1837 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, son of William Hills (blacksmith) & Hannah Hills
  b: 1841 Framfield, Sussex  b: 1844 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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