Person:Richard Hill (33)

Watchers
Richard Hill
m. 16 Nov 1613
  1. Frances HillAbt 1615 - 1663
  2. Loveday HillAbt 1617 -
  3. Richard HillAbt 1620 - 1659/60
  4. William HillAft 1620 -
  5. Anna HillAbt 1622 -
  6. Mary HillAbt 1626/27 -
  • HRichard HillAbt 1620 - 1659/60
  • WAgnes - 1659/60
  1. Abraham Hill1633 - 1721/22
Facts and Events
Name Richard Hill
Baptismal Name Richus Hyll
Gender Male
Alt Birth? abt 1614
Birth[1] abt 1620 Truro, Cornwall, England
Christening[4] 7 May 1620 Truro, Cornwall, EnglandSt Mary's Church
Death[1] 8 Jan 1659/60 City of London, Middlesex, England
Burial[3] 18 Jan 1659/60 St Dionis Backchurch, City of London, Middlesex, England

Son and heir of Richard Hill.

1620 - Possible Baptism: Richus HYLL, son of Richi HYLL.

1642-1649 - M.P. for Truro.

Richard was a cordwainer, established in Lime Street in the City of London. He became a prosperous merchant, who was one of the Committee for the Safety of the Kingdom, set up at the Guildhall, London on 14 November 1642. He was also one of the Treasurers of Sequestrations at the Guildhall and one of the Commissioners for Prizes taken in the Dutch war. He became alderman of Candlewick ward of the City of London in 1654 and was Master of the Cordwainers' Company in 1655.

1659/60 - Burial: Richard HILL Esqr of this parish was buried ye eighteene? day of January.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Vivian, J. L. (John Lambrick), and Henry H Drake. The visitation of the county of Cornwall, in the year 1620. (London: [Harleian Society], 1874)
    page 230.
  2.   Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
    Vol. 15, p. 173, 1960.
  3. London Metropolitan Archives, St Dionis Backchurch, Composite register: baptisms 1538 - 1666 and 1668 - 1736/7, marriages 1538 - 1666 and 1674 - 1736, burials 1538 - 1736/7, P69/DIO/A/001/MS017602.
  4. Cornwall, England. Online Parish Clerks.