Richard HILL was born in about 1820 in Worcester, Worcestershire, England.
On the 19 November 1846, Richard married Anne SHEPHERD in Alne, Yorkshire, England. He was a revenue officer and his father, also Richard HILL, was a collector of excise. Anne was the daughter of William SHEPHERD, a farmer. Richard was 27 and she was 21. 
In 1871, Richard was a revenue collector living in Roath, Glamorgan, Wales. He was 51 and lived with his wife, Anne. She was 49 and born in Raskelf, Yorkshire, England. There were four children:
Emily M HILL, 21, born in Thirsk, Yorkshire.
Evangeline S HILL, 17, born in Pontefract, Yorkshire.