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James Hillier (1776 - 1829)

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James Hillier
Born in Lambeth, Surrey, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Shoreditch, St. Leonardsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Lambeth, Surrey, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Jan 2016
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James Hillier was born in Lambeth, Surrey in 1776, and baptised there on 23 October 1776, he was the son of Stephen and Catherine Hillier [1]

He married Susannah Castelow on 9 November 1801, in St Leonards, Shoreditch [2]

James and Susannah had 6 known children:

When their last child Ann Maria was baptised in 1814, James' occupation was shown in the register as comb maker, and they resided in Union Street, Lambeth. [3] see also [4]

In 1828, James (or possibly his son James) was a witness to the marriage of Robert Anthony and Susan Sanders, in Lambeth, St Mary's. (Robert was the brother of James Joseph Anthoney, who married Caroline Hillier in 1835) [5]

James died in November 1829 in Lambeth, and was buried in St Mary's churchyard there on 27 November 1829. His age as entered in the burial register was 52 years. [6]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 6 December 2014), James Hillier, 23 Oct 1776; citing Lambeth, Surrey, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1,595,090.
  2. "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2014), James Hillier and Susanna Castelow, 09 Nov 1801; citing Saint Leonards,Shoreditch,London,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 296,256, 296,257, 396,254, 396,255, 396,258, 396,259.
  3. ( London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906
  4. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Ann Maria Hillier, 05 Oct 1814; citing , reference ; FHL microfilm 0254603-0254607.
  5. ( London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
  6. "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," database, FamilySearch ( : 24 December 2014), James Hillier, 27 Nov 1829; citing , reference p 44 cn 350; FHL microfilm 254,609.

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