'Hill03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Hill of Buntingsdale, Hill of Court of Hill, Hill of Hawkestone

                               
The connection is somewhat speculative. It follows a reference made by Vivian in his works on the Visitations to Devon & Cornwall but we are not convinced by it partly because of uncertainty of the dates of the generations shown on the connection and partly because the arms of this family (identified by Wotton as "Armine, on a Fess, Sable, a Castle, triple towered, Argent" is very different from that shown for the family on the connecting page.
Hugh Hull of Hull, Salop (Shropshire) (a temp Edward II who r. 1307-1327)
m. Eleanor Wonkeslow (dau/coheir of Hugh Wonkeslow)
1. William Hull
  m. _ Bunting of Buntingsdale
A. Geoffry or Griffith Hull (a temp Henry IV who r. 1399-1413)
  m. Margaret Warren (sister of Griffith Warren of Ightfield)
  i. Humphrey Hull or Hill of Buntingdale or Buntingale (a 1422)
  m. Agnes Bird (dau/coheir of John Bird, of Charleton, cousin (not niece) of David de Malpas)
  a. William Hill of Blore & Court of Hill
  m. Margaret Barker (dau of Thomas Coverall alias Barker)
  (1) Thomas Hill of Hill & Owre
(A) George Hill of Court of Hill
  m. _ Lingen (dau of Ralph Lingen of Ellesmere)
  (i) Edmund Hill of Court of Hill
  m. Joan Collins
  (a) John Hill of Court of Hill
  m. Anne
  ((1)) Thomas Hill of Court of Hill
  m. Anne Hyde (dau of Richard Hyde of Salop)
  ((A)) Humphrey Hill of Court of Hill (a 1592) - continued below
  m. Elizabeth Ludlow (dau of Humphrey Ludlow)
  ((B))+ other issue - Dorothea, Maria, Jane
  ((2)) Edmund Hill
  m. _ Cooke (dau of John Cooke)
  ((A))+ issue - Richard, Edmund, Francis
  ((3)) Mary Hill probably of this generation
  m. Richard Chambre of Petton (d 1563)
  (B) John Hill of Buntingsdale
m. Alice Dod (dau of John Dod of Chorley( Colverley?))
  (2) Jacob (James) Hill
  (A) Jacob (James) Hill
  (3) William Hill of Buntingsdale
  m. Alice de Bunbury (sister/heir of Richard de Bunbury)
  (A) Jane Hill
  m. William Hulse of Whitchurch
  (B) Beatrix Hill
  m. William Bulkeley of Owre (Wore)
  (C) Margaret Hill
  m. Barnaby Greenway alias Clarke
  (i) Edward Clarke alias Greenway
  (D)+ other issue (dsp) - Humfry, Francis
  b. Ralph Hill
m. _ Green (dau of Thomas Green of Green's Norton)
  (1) William Hill of Bletchley & Soulton, Salop
  m. Elizabeth or Katherine Bostock (dau of William Bostock of (Morton) Say))
  (A) Humphrey Hill of Bletchley, Soulton & Adderley
  Visitation shows Humphrey as son rather than younger brother of William.
  (B) William Hill of Bletchley
  m. Katherine Bulkeley (dau of Thomas Bulkeley of Wore)
  (C) Rowland Hill of Bletchley
  m. Margaret Forster (dau of William Forster)
  (2) Humphrey Hill of Adderley 'of Hawkestone'
BP1934 jumps from Humphrey to his great-grandson, Rowland (m. Margaret Whitehall). Wotton and Visitation provide the intervening generations. Note that Visitation shows Humphrey as son rather than younger brother of William.
  m. Alice Bulkeley (dau of William Bulkeley of Stanlow (Standlowe))
  (A) Rowland Hill of Hawkestone, Shropshire (bur 05.06.1619)
  m. Mary Dycher (dau of Thomas Dycher of Muckleton (Muckleston))
  (i) Rowland Hill of Hawkestone
  m. Elizabeth Joliffe (dau of Thomas Joliffe of Leek)
  (a) Rowland Hill of Hawkestone
  m. Margaret or Mary Whitehall (dau of Richard Whitehall or Whithall of Whitchurch)
((1)) Rowland Hill (d unm)
  ((2)) Sir Richard Hill of Hawkestone, Shenstone & Atcham (b 1653-4, d unm 11.06.1727, diplomat)
  ((3)) John Hill of Lightrick or Leighteich
  m. (12.02.1699) Sarah Stubbs (dau of John Stubbs of Shaw)
  Wotton reports that Rowland had 7 sons and 4 daughters. Thanks to a site visitor (MF, 03.11.08) for advising us that Foster's Peerage (1883, Hill) identifies the following 3 daughters.
  ((4)) Margaret Hill (bpt 22.06.1657)
  m1. (17.06.1680) Richard Atcherley of Marton Hall
  ((A)) Margaret Atcherley (d 1728)
  m. Robert Lowndes of Winslow (b 26.10.1680, d 1727)
  m2. Thomas Harwood of Tern
  ((5)) Elizabeth Hill (bpt 22.06.1657)
  m. (17.01.1683-4) Samuel Barbour of Flashbrook
  ((6)) Sarah Hill (bpt 08.11.1664)
  m. (07.06.1694) Richard Price (vicar of Drayton)
  ((7))+ 4 sons and 1 daughter
  (B) Thomas Hill (dsp(s))
  m. Elizabeth Dancey(Dauntesey) of Agecroft
  (i)+ issue (dvpsp?) - James, Humfry, William, Rowland, John
  (C) Robert Hill of Adderley
  (i) Humphry Hill
  (D) Mary Hill
m. Robert
  (E) Dorothy Hill
  m. _ Podmore of Salop
  (F)+ other issue - William (dsp), Robert, John, Jane, Katherine
  c. Thomas Hill of Malpas & Hodnet
  m. Margaret Wilbram (dau of Thomas Wilbram or Wilbraham of Woodhey) mother of Sir Rowland, presumed also of William & Elizabeth
  (1) William Hill (dsp, parson of Stokes) shown as dsp, should be dspm? possibly father of ...
  (A) Margaret Hill
  m. Rowland Bulkeley of Woore
  (2) Sir Rowland Hill 'of Haghmond', Lord Mayor of London (a 1549, dsp)
  BLG1952 clearly shows Sir Rowland as younger brother rather than son of Thomas. However, the Barker records identify William Hill of Blore as his uncle rather than his brother and Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas, as his sister (with Leigh records confirming that John Barker was Sir Rowland's brother-in-law). Wotton confirms that he was son of Thomas.
(3) Agnes Hill
  m. John Cowper (Cooper)
  (4) Joan Hill
  m. George Dormayne (Dorman or Dormer)
  (5) Jane or Johanna Hill
  m. John Cratwood or Gratewood
  (A) William Gratewood (Gratwood) of Adderley & Stoke-upon-Tern (dsp)
  m. Mary Newport (dau of Sir Richard Newport)
  (B) Mary Gratewood (Gratwood)
  m. Sir Richard Levison
  (C) Alice Gratewood (Gratwood)
  m. Reginald Corbet (judge)
  (6) Elizabeth Hill
  m. John Barker alias Coverall of Wolverton
  d. Beatrix Hill
  m. William Bromley
  e. Katherine Hill
  m. Thomas Needham
  f. Eliza Hill
  m. Thomas Lemans
  (1) Thomas Lemans
  (A) Elizabeth Lemans
  m. John Manwaring
  (i)+ issue - William, Hugh, Ralph
  g. Johanna Hill
  m. Thomas Gaywood or Grattwood
  (1) Humfry Gaywood
  (A) Robert Geywood or Grattwood
  (i) Nicholas Geywood or Grattwood

 

 

Humphrey Hill of Court of Hill (a 1592) - continued above
m. Elizabeth Ludlow (dau of Humphrey Ludlow)
1. Leonard Hill of Court of Hill (d 05.04.1642)
  m. Catherine Phillips (dau of Fabian Phillips)
  A. Thomas Hill of Court of Hill (b c1601, d 11.03.1656)
  m. Mary Nesse (dau of William Nesse of Alkeston)
  i. Nesse Hill of Court of Hill
  m. Margaret More (dau of Samuel More of Linley)
  B. Andrew Hill of Court of Hill (b 1604, 05.10.1675)
  m. Lucy Oldfield (d 05.04.1692, dau of Somerfield Oldfield of Somerford)
  i. Andrew Hill of Court of Hill (b 01.1658-9, d 23.08.1708)
  m. (1697) Anne Powys (d 19.09.1725, dau of Thomas Powys of Henley Hall)
  a. Thomas Hill of Court of Hill (b 04.1685, d 14.10.1724)
  m. Martha Hammond (dau of Edward Hammond)
(1) Thomas Hill of Court of Hill (bpt 28.09.1721, d 23.08.1776)
  m. (29.12.1757) Lucy Rocke (d 02.1797, dau of Francis Rocke of Whitton)
  (A) Lucy Hill of Court of Hill (b c1762, d 15.03.1855)
  m1. Thomas Humphrey Lowe of Bromsgrove (d 10.11.1797)
  (i) Thomas Hill Peregrine Furye Lowe (d 17.01.1861, Dean of Exeter) had issue
  m. (24.02.1808) Ellen Lucy Pardoe (dau of George Pardoe of Nash Court)
  (ii) Arthur Charles Lowe, later Hill of Court of Hill (b 30.08.1796, dspms 13.01.1877) had issue
  m1. (17.02.1841) Mary Flounders (dsp 17.10.1844, dau of Benjamin Flounders of Culmington)
  m2. (08.09.1846) Caroline Elizabeth Baker (d 09.07.1861, dau of Thomas Baker of Ashurst Lodge)
  m3. (1867, sp) Emma Bridges (dau of Thomas Charles Bridges)
  (iii)+ 2 daughters
  m2. (20.06.1803) Thomas Fowler of Abbey-cwm-hir (d 06.06.1820)
  (v) daughter
  (B) Anna Maria Hill (b 1767, d 12.08.1812)
  m. (09.04.1787) Theophilus Richard Salwey of Lodge (d 23.03.1837)
  (2) Anne Hill (d 22.07.1797)
  m. Thomas Gataker (d 17.11.1768, surgeon to King George III)
  m. Thomas Rocke (rector of Ludlow, cousin)
  b.+ 2 sons and 3 daughters
  (3) Martha Hill
  C.+ other issue (a 1623) - Fabian, Leonard, Humfry, Edward, Richard, Margaret, Elizabeth, Katherine, Joyce, Anna
2. George Hill (4th son)
  m. Elizabeth Larkin
  A.+ issue - Charles, Thomas
3. Mary Hil
  m. Richard Alcocke
4. Anna Hill
  m. Charles Adams of Kaynham
5. Dorothea Hil
  m. Gabriel Chambers of Petton
6.+ other issue (dsp) - John, Thomas

Main source(s): BLG1952 (Hill-Lowe formerly of Court of Hill), Visitation (Shropshire, 1623, 'Hill of Court of Hill') with input from BP1934 (Hill) and some input/support from Wotton (Kimber & Johnson, vol 3 (1771), 'Hill of Hawkestone, Shropshire', p78+)
Back to top of page