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Elisha Doctor Hill

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  • Name Elisha Doctor Hill  [1
    Born Mar 1776  Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Name Elisha Hill 
    Baptism 24 Mar 1776  Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Key Maker 
    Notes 
    • NB : Doctor is sometimes given as a christian name to seventh sons of seventh sons. In folklore the the seventh son must that comes from an unbroken line with no female children born between, and be, in turn, born to such a seventh son will possess mystical and healing powers.

      The second name Doctor is could possibly be a matrionic christian name. Doctor is a surname found mainly in Scotland the IGI reveals isolated incidences in both the Dawley area of Shropshire and Nuneaton Warwickshire. The most predominant area however is the County of Angus in Scotland. There is an marriage entry 9 June 1751 at Cargill Perth for Samuel Hill and Isabel Doctor. And Scots Origins reveals the following baptisms :-
      ALEXANDER M 20 JUN 1756, Kettins Angus SAMUEL HIL L/ ISABLE DOCTOR
      JANET F 19 MAY 1754, Kettins Angus SAMUEL HILL / ISABLE DOCTOR
      JOHN M 12 APR 1752, Kettins Angus SAMUEL HILL / ISABEL DOCTOR
      WILLIAM M 2 JUL 1758, Kettins Angus SAMUEL HILL / ISOBLE DOCTOR
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      Elisha Hill was a Key Smith according to his son John's second marriage in 1847.

      There are a number of Hills listed as Keysmiths in the 1818 Piggot's directory at Wolverhampton :-
      Ambrose Hill - Mortice Key and Brass Iron lock Manufacturer, 47 Salop Street
      James Hill - Cabinet Key Manufacturer 5, Summer Row (Temple Street)
      Samuel Hill - Cabinet Key Manufacturer Court 5 Little Berry Street
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    Person ID I3941  bolstridge
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2018 

    Father Joseph Hill,   b. Abt 1740,   d. Mar 1786, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Elwell,   b. Mar 1735, Oldswinford, Worcestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 18 Feb 1762  Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1023  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah Eastbury,   b. 1782,   d. 2 Oct 1851, Richmond, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 7 Apr 1798  Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Witness Charlotte X Bishton 
    Witness Joseph Meready 
    Minister Thomas Walker 
    Notes 
    • This marriage has been mis-transcribed as Hannah Astbury when in fact the registers show Eastbury.
      The Charlotte Bishton, a Witness, was the wife of Benjamin Bishton formally Taylor
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      Hannah was transported to Australia in 1804 leaving her two children behind.
      For further information see her Individual Notes.
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    Children 
    +1. John Hill,   b. 23 Mar 1800, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Joseph Hill,   b. Jan 1802, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F1009  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Walker,   b. Abt 1780 
    Married 17 Dec 1805  Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Witness William Roy 
    Witness Joseph Wainwright 
    Notes 
    • This was obviously a bigamous marriage, Previous wife Hannah having possibly been transported for larceny
    Children 
     1. Benjamin Hill,   b. Apr 1808  [natural]
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F2284  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Mar 1776 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 24 Mar 1776 - Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Apr 1798 - Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John Hill - 23 Mar 1800 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Joseph Hill - Jan 1802 - Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 Dec 1805 - Saint Peter's, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Footnote: See Marriage Entry son John. Footnote: See Marriage Entry son John. Footnote: See Marriage Entry son John.

    2. [S534] Parish Registers STS, Wolverhampton, St. Peters Baptisms 1737 - 1822, ( LDS Film of Original Registers;), FHL 1040892., 24 Mar 1776.
      Elisha Doctor Hill son Joseph and Mary

    3. [S530] Parish Registers STS, Wolverhampton St. Peters Marriages 1795 - 1811, ( LDS Film of Original Registers;), 1040898., 7 Apr 1798.
      By Banns botp
      Elisha X Doctor Hill Batch = Hannah X Eastbury Spinster
      Witnessed by Charlotte X Bishton & Joseph Meready

    4. [S530] Parish Registers STS, Wolverhampton St. Peters Marriages 1795 - 1811, ( LDS Film of Original Registers;), 1040898.
      by banns
      Elisha X Hill Bach F/Age = Sarah X Walker Spin F/Age botp
      Witnessed by William Roy and Joseph Wainwright