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Elisha Hill

Male 1837 - 1916  (78 years)


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  • Name Elisha Hill  [1
    Born 13 Jul 1837  Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Birth 13 Jul 1837  Lane Head, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5
    Apprenticeship 1851  Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    To Thomas Cook Key Maker 
    Residence 1851  Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence at marriage 1856  Shortacre, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1861 
    Duncalf Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England 
    Occupation Between 1861 and 1911 
    Master Key Smith 
    Residence Between 1871 and 1891  Thorneycroft Lane, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  Bushbury Lane, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    No 140 
    Residence 1911  Farringdon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    No 137 Lodging with Martin and Rebecca Egan 
    Residence 1916  Farringdon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    No 74 Living with Dau Ann 
    Died 8 May 1916  Farringdon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Cause: Heart Desease 
    • No 74
    Death Cert Elisha Hill
    Death Cert Elisha Hill
    GRO Death Index Jun 1916 
    Walsall 6b - 825 Age 81 
    Notes 
    • 1851 Census folio 370 Wisemoore Walsall
      COOK Thomas HD M 36 Key Maker Lane Head
      COOK Ann WI M 37 Lane Head
      COOK William SO U 13 Scholar Lane Head
      COOK Thomas SO U 11 Lane Head
      COOK Enoch SO U 8 Lane Head
      COOK John SO U 5 Lane Head
      COOK Ann DA U 1 Lane Head
      *HILL Elisha AP U 13 Lane Head * I Believe this entry for birth place to be wrong
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      1861 Census extracted by Maurice Taylor
      Duncalfe St Walsall
      Elisha 24 Key filer
      Caroline 22
      William 2
      ? Naylor Boarder 18 Stitcher
      NB Jonah, Elisha's Brother was in Duncalfe St in 1851 Census see his notes
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      1871 Census Heath Town Wednesfield North, Holy Trinity Parish (Extracted by Maurice Taylor)
      14 Thorneycroft Lane
      Elisha Hill 36 Keymaker Walsall
      Caroline Hill 37(1) "
      William " 13 General Servant "
      Ann " 11 " "
      John " 9 Scholar "
      Caroline " 7 " "
      Louisa " 6 " Wednesfield
      Amy " 2 " "
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      1881 British Census PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2812 Folio 118 Page 53
      Thorneycroft Lane,Wednesfield,STS (two doors from Bird in Hand Pub)
      Elisha HILL M 45 M Walsall, Stafford, England
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Key Smith
      Caroline HILL M 40 F Birmingham, Stafford, England
      Rel: Wife
      William HILL U 22 M Walsall, Stafford, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Key Smith
      John HILL U 18 M Walsall, Stafford, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Key Smith
      Caroline HILL 16 F Walsall, Stafford, England
      Rel: Daur
      Occ: Key Smith
      Louisa HILL 14 F Walsall, Stafford, England
      Rel: Daur
      Occ: Key Smith
      Emily HILL 11 F Heath Town, Stafford, England
      Rel: Daur
      Occ: Scholar
      Sarah HILL 9 F Heath Town, Stafford, England
      Rel: Daur
      Occ: Scholar
      Samuel HILL 9 M Heath Town, Stafford, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Scholar
      Ellen HILL 5 F Heath Town, Stafford, England
      Rel: Daur
      Occ: Scholar
      Elisha HILL 3 M Heath Town, Stafford, England
      Rel: Son
      Enoch HILL 1 M Heath Town, Stafford, England
      Rel: Son
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      1891 Census Thorneycroft Lane, Heath Town,Wednesfield; STS
      Elisha Hill Head M 54 Key Maker - Lock Employer b. Walsall
      Caroline wife 52 b. Birmingham
      Samuel Son 18 Key Maker - Lock Employed b. Heath Town
      Nellie Dau 16
      Elisha Son 14
      Enoch son 12
      Harriet Dau 10

      Noted for Interest also in Thorneycroft Lane
      Joseph Hill 41 Locksmith b. W'ton
      Sarah wife 40 b. W'ton
      Sarah Jane Dau 12 b. Penn Parish
      SIR ROLAND HILL son 8 b. Wednesfield
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      NB 1879/1880 Voters List
      In St. John's Square at Court No. 1 Rowland Hill is listed as a cabinet lock maker
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      1901 Census
      RG13/2688 Folio 20
      140 Bushbury Lane Heath Town, Holy Trinity ( just round the corner from Thorneycroft Lane)

      Elisha Hill Head Mar 65 Locksmith Key Own Acc at Home Walsall
      Enoch " Son Single 21 Engineers Lab b. Heath Town
      Samuel " " " 11 b. Heath Town
      NB Wife Caroline not listed although Elisha listed as married
      Since found at Daughters in Colne Lancs

      NB Also
      RG13/2688 Folio 26
      70 Thorneycroft Lane Heath Town

      Elisha Hill Head 24 Ordinary Agriculture Lab Wednesfield
      Elizabeth " Wife 22 Warks Winston Green
      Doris " Dau 1 b.Heath Town
      Emily " " 6ms b. "

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      In the 1911 Census found a lodging in walsall
      137 Farringdon St Walsall

      EGAN, Martin Head Married M 28 1883 Currier Leather Dresser Walsall Staffs
      EGAN, Rebecca Wife Married 4 years F 27 1884 Walsall Staffs

      EGAN, Frank Son M 3 1908 Walsall Staffs
      EGAN, Lillian Daughter F 4 1907 Walsall Staffs

      HILL, Elijah Boarder Married M 76 1835 Key Maker Locks (own Account) Walsall Staffs Deaf 10 years

      Listed as Elijah but occupation age and birthplace consitant with 1901 census

      In 1911 Census Wife Caroline listed as Widow !!! living with Dau Sarah and her Husband William Garner

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    Person ID I3938  bolstridge
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2018 

    Father John Hill,   b. 23 Mar 1800, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Fitton,   b. 1797, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1849, Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Abt 1821 
    Family ID F1050  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Baldwin,   b. 12 Oct 1839, Barford Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1927, Fountain Street, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1856  Saint Peter's, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Witness William X Hill 
    Witness Caroline X Plymouth 
    Children 
     1. William Hill,   b. 1858, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Ann Hill,   b. Jun 1861, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1949, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years)  [natural]
    +3. John Hill,   b. 1862, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Wolverhampton, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)  [natural]
    +4. Caroline Hill,   b. 1865, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, Nelson, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    +5. Louisa Hill,   b. 1867, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +6. Emily Hill,   b. 17 May 1868, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +7. Sarah Hill,   b. 1 Jul 1871, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1948, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)  [natural]
    +8. Samuel Hill,   b. 1872, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN  [natural]
    +9. Ellen Hill,   b. 1875, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, Nelson, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)  [natural]
    +10. Elisha Hill,   b. 22 May 1877, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, Burnley, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)  [natural]
    +11. Enoch Hill,   b. 1880, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1966, Haslingden, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
    +12. Harriet Hill,   b. 22 Jul 1881, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, Nelson, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 6 Jul 2018 
    Family ID F192  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Jul 1837 - Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 13 Jul 1837 - Lane Head, Willenhall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsApprenticeship - To Thomas Cook Key Maker - 1851 - Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1851 - Wisemore, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence at marriage - 1856 - Shortacre, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1856 - Saint Peter's, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - William Hill - 1858 - Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ann Hill - Jun 1861 - Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Hill - 1862 - Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Caroline Hill - 1865 - Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Louisa Hill - 1867 - Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Emily Hill - 17 May 1868 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Between 1871 and 1891 - Thorneycroft Lane, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sarah Hill - 1 Jul 1871 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Samuel Hill - 1872 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ellen Hill - 1875 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elisha Hill - 22 May 1877 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Enoch Hill - 1880 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Harriet Hill - 22 Jul 1881 - Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - No 140 - 1901 - Bushbury Lane, Heath Town, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - No 137 Lodging with Martin and Rebecca Egan - 1911 - Farringdon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - No 74 Living with Dau Ann - 1916 - Farringdon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Heart Desease - 8 May 1916 - Farringdon Street, Walsall, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S319] Marriage Certificate Hill John - Esther Jenks, General Records Office, ( Certified copy GRO;), Jan Qtr Wton 6b 636.
      Elisha Hill Keysmith Father of John Hill

    2. [S106] Birth Certificate Hill Elisha, Local Registrar, ( Certified Copy LRO;), 13 th July 1837 Walsall Foreign.
      Elisha Hill son John Hill Locksmith and Ann formally Fetton

    3. [S31] 1881 British Census, Public Records Office, ( LDS Resource CD Rom;), RG 11., See Notes.

    4. [S9] 1841 Census Walsall, Public Records Office, ( Indexed Census Transcript;), HO 107., See Notes Father.

    5. [S18] 1851 Census Transcript Walsall, Public Records Office, ( Full Transcript and Surname Index BMSHG;), HOI 107., Folio 370, 131 Wisemore Walsall Foreign.
      Elisha Hill Apprentice keymaker age 13 born Lane End STS
      Apprenticed to Thomas Cook age 36 born Lane Head STS
      I think this entry is wrong there is no other evidence that Elisha was born at Lane Head

    6. [S627] See Notes.

    7. [S250] Information Provided by Maurice Taylor, ( Information Independantly researched by Maurice Taylor;).
      Date of Import: 4 Sep 2001

    8. [S728] Death Certificate Hill Elisha, GRO PDF Certificate, (Location: Held By Martyn Parsons;), Registration District Walsall 8th May 1916 registerd on 10th May Died at 74 Farringdon Street Walsall.
      Elish Hill Male 81 years Formally Key Maker in receipt of Old Age Pension residing with Married Daughter
      Heart Desease
      Coroners Certificate from James Addison Inquest held on 9th May 1916

    9. [S318] Marriage Certificate Hill Elisha - Caroline Baldwin, Church Record, ( Copy of Marriage Register Entry St Peter's Walsall;), Dec 25 1856 St Peter's Walsall.
      Elishas Hill F/A Bach Key Maker of Shortacre son John Hill Key Maker =
      Caroline X Baldwin 19 spin of Shortacre dau Jem'y Baldwin Fiddler