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Rowland 
Hill
1795 - 1879


Rowland 
Hill
, teacher until 1833, interested in the socialist reforms of Robert Owen, but most famous for his role in the application of the uniform penny rate for postage in England. He took an active role in colonisation of S Australia. In 1846 he was made Postmaster General.

Born: Kidderminster, Worcs., , England 3rd Dec 1795 Baptised:
Died: Hampstead, London, , , England 27th Aug 1879 Buried: Westminster Abbey, London, , , England
Family:
Hill

Ancestors
[ Patrilineage | Matrilineage | Earliest Ancestors | Force | Force2 | Options ]

1.
Rowland 
Hill
(
Pearson
) 1795 - 1879
2.
Thomas Wright 
Hill
(
Lea
) 1763 - 1851
4.
James 
Hill
(
Symonds
) * ante 1742
5.
3.
Sarah 
Lea
(
Hill
) + post 1795
 
 

Siblings


1.
Edwin 
Hill

2.
Arthur 
Hill

3.
Matthew Davenport 
Hill
1792 - 1872

Spouses



1. 27th Sep 1827
Caroline 
Pearson
(
Hill
) + 1881

Descendants
[ Options ]

a.
Caroline 
Pearson
(
Hill
) + 1881
1.
M/? 
Hill
2.
F/? 
Hill
3.
F/? 
Hill
4.
F/? 
Hill
Sources

  • Family Archivists: see
    Hill


Timeline


???Buried London, England
3rd Dec 1795Born Kidderminster, Worcs., England
27th Sep 1827Married
Caroline 
Pearson
(
Hill
) + 1881
27th Aug 1879Died London, England
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