Fred and Daisy

Fred's Grandparents

Robert Hill (b1844 – d1899) (George Frederick's father)

Born 25 February 1844 at Tangier, Bishops Hull to Robert Hill and Charlotte Hill (Palfrey)
Living at Tangier, Bishops Hull in 1851 with father Robert age 37 a waggoner, mother Charlotte age 32, sister Mary age 3 and brother James age 2.
Living at 47 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1861 age 17 a carter with mother Charlotte age 40, widowed, a charwoman, sister Mary age 14 a silk weaver and brother James age 12 a stoker.
Married Jane Stone on 13 April 1865 at St John’s Church, Taunton. Robert was 21 and a labourer, Jane was 22 and a servant. Present as witnesses were James Willey and Emma Garlands.

St John's Church, Taunton

Children - Florence Jane (b1866 - d1894), Ada Eliza (b1869 – d1926), Clara Louise (b1873 – d????), Beatrice Ellen (b1875 – d1961), George Frederick (b1877 - d1941) and Agnes Maud Mary (b1880 – d1951)
Living at North Petherton in 1871 age 27, a boatman, with wife Jane age 29, and daughters Florence J age 5 and Ada E age 1.
Living at Golds Buildings, Bridgwater in 1881 age 37 a bargeman, with wife Jane age 38, daughters Ada E age 11 a scholar, Clara L age 7 a scholar, Beatrice E age 5 a scholar, son George F age 3 and daughter Agnes M M age 8 months.
Living at North Gate, Bridgwater in 1891 age 47 a general labourer with wife Jane age 48, daughter Clara L age 17 a scale polisher, son George F age 13 an errand boy and daughter Agnes M M age 10 a scholar.
Died 30 May 1899 at Bridgwater Infirmary age 55 from accidental death following fall from boat. Buried 3 June 1899 at Wembdon Road Cemetery, Bridgwater.

Jane Stone (b1843 - d????) (George Frederick's mother)

Born 7 April 1839 at Hambridge, Curry Rivel to Thomas Stone and Christina Stone (Hutchings)
Living at Hambridge, Curry Rivel in 1841 age 2 with father Thomas age 49, a mason, mother Christina age 44, brothers John age 19, Thomas age 14, Richard age 14, sister Mary age 11, brother Robert age 8, sister Elizabeth age 5 and brother George age 1.

Curry Rivel

Married Robert Hill on 13 April 1865 at St John’s Church, Taunton. Robert was 21 and a labourer, Jane was 22 and a servant. Present as witnesses were James Willey and Emma Garlands.
Children - Florence Jane (b1866 - d1894), Ada Eliza (b1869 – d1926), Clara Louise (b1873 – d????), Beatrice Ellen (b1875 – d1961), George Frederick (b1877 - d1941) and Agnes Maud Mary (b1880 – d1951)
Living at North Petherton in 1871 age 29 with husband Robert age 27, a boatman, and daughters Florence J age 5 and Ada E age 1.
Living at Golds Buildings, Bridgwater in 1881 age 38, with husband Robert age 37 a bargeman, daughters Ada E age 11 a scholar, Clara L age 7 a scholar, Beatrice E age 5 a scholar, son George F age 3 and daughter Agnes M M age 8 months.
Living at North Gate, Bridgwater in 1891 age 48 with husband Robert age 47 a general labourer, daughter Clara L age 17 a scale polisher, son George F age 13 an errand boy and daughter Agnes M M age 10 a scholar.
Died ????

James Hill (b1848 - d1920) (Beatrice Kate's father)

James Hill c1900

Born 1 December 1848 at Tangier, Bishops Hull to Robert Hill and Charlotte Hill (Palfrey).
Living at Tangier, Bishops Hull in 1851 age 2 with father Robert age 37 a waggoner, mother Charlotte age 32, brother Robert age 7 and sister Mary age 3.
Living at 47 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1861 age 12 a stoker with mother Charlotte age 40, widowed, a charwoman, brother Robert age 17 a carter and sister Mary age 14 a silk weaver.
Married Jane Parkhouse on 25 December 1869 at St Mary Magdalene Taunton. James was 21 and a labourer, Jane was 22 and a spinster. Present as witnesses were Harriett Parkhouse and Caroline Ham.
Children - George Frederick (b1870 - d1937) and Beatrice Kate (b1881 – d1968)
Living at Tangier, Bishops Hull in 1871 age 22 a bargeman with wife Jane age 22 and son Frederick G age 6 months.
Living at Tangier, Bishops Hull in 1881 age 32 a gas stoker with wife Jane age 31 and son Frederick G age 10 a scholar.
Living at 3 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1891 age 42 a gas stoker with wife Jane age 41, son Frederick George age 20 a carpenter and daughter Beatrice Kate age 9 a scholar. Also present were nephew George Parkhouse age 10 and neice Rose Parkhouse age 7, both scholars.
Living at 3 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1901 age 52 a gas stoker with wife Jane age 51 and daughter Beatrice Kate age 19 a dressmaker.
Living at 3 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1911 age 62 a gas works general labourer with wife Jane age 62. Married 41 years with two children.
Died 4 August 1920 at 3 Tangier Cottages, Taunton age 71. Death notified by B K Hill, daughter.
Buried St Mary Magdalene and Bishops Hull Cemetery.

James and Jane's gravestone, St Mary Magdalene and Bishops Hull Cemetery, c1921

James Hill Will

James Hill's will as notified in the Probate Register. £197 would be worth £7,998 in 2012.

Jane Parkhouse (b1848 - d1914) (Beatrice Kate's mother)

Jane Hill c1900

Born 1 October 1848 at Pitminster to George Parkhouse and Maria Parkhouse (Gardener). Christened 22 October 1848.
Living at Eastbrook, Pitminster in 1851 age 2 with father George age 40 an agricultural labourer, mother Maria age 40, brothers John age 18, James age 16 and Charles age 12, all agricultural labourers, sister Mary age 10 a scholar, brother Samuel age 7 a scholar and sister Elizabeth age 4.
Living at Hilcombe Moor, Pitminster in 1861 age 13 with father George age 52 an agricultural labourer, mother Maria age 52 and sister Harriett age 11.

Pitminster

Married James Hill on 25 December 1869 at St Mary Magdalene Taunton. James was 21 and a labourer, Jane was 22 and a spinster. Present as witnesses were Harriett Parkhouse and Caroline Ham.
Children - George Frederick (b1870 - d1937) and Beatrice Kate (b1881 – d1968)
Living at Tangier, Bishops Hull in 1871 age 22 with husband James age 22 a bargeman and son Frederick G age 6 months.
Living at Tangier, Bishops Hull in 1881 age 31 with husband James age 32 a gas stoker and son Frederick G age 10 a scholar.
Living at 3 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1891 age 41 with husband James age 42 a gas stoker, son Frederick George age 20 a carpenter and daughter Beatrice Kate age 9 a scholar. Also present were nephew George Parkhouse age 10 and neice Rose Parkhouse age 7, both scholars.
Living at 3 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1901 age 51 with husband James age 52 a gas stoker and daughter Beatrice Kate age 19 a dressmaker.
Living at 3 Tangier Cottages, Bishops Hull in 1911 age 62 with husband James age 62 a gas works general labourer. Married 41 years with two children.
Died 7 April 1914 at 35 Tangier Cottages, Taunton age 65. Death notified by F G Hill, son of 32 Winchester Street, Taunton.
Buried St Mary Magdalene and Bishops Hull Cemetery.

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