HILL, John (1740-1824).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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29 Oct. 1784 - 1796
10 June 1805 - 1806

Family and Education

b. 21 July 1740, 2nd s. of Sir Rowland Hill, 1st Bt., and bro. of Richard Hill.  educ. Shrewsbury sch.  m. 27 Sept. 1768, Mary, da. and coh. of John Chambré of Petton, Salop, 8s. 5da.  suc. bro. as 3rd Bt. 28 Nov. 1808.

Offices Held


In October 1784 Hill was returned for Shrewsbury unopposed, as a follower of Pitt with whom he voted over parliamentary reform, 18 Apr. 1785, and during the Regency crisis. There is no record of his having spoken in the House before the dissolution in 1790.  He died 21 May 1824.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Sir Lewis Namier