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Mary Lee Hill



Looking for anything on Mary..

This is her marriage:

John Alleyne Beckles
Spouse: Mary Lee Hill
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 16 May 1836
Parish: Parish Chapel, St Pancras
Borough: Camden

This is a possible death:

Deaths Q2 1857
Beckles Mary Lee
Vol 5b, Page 276

Many thanks

a child's marriage

Ellen Mary Lee Louise Prettijohn Beckles in the London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

Ellen Mary Lee Louise Prettijohn Beckles

Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1861


William Henry Goodwin

Record Type:

Event Date:
29 May 1879

St Barnabas, Homerton


Father Name:
John Alleyne Beckles

Spouse Father:
William Goodwin

Register Type:
Parish Register
Also this, not read it all yet, but a little more informative - HERE

May need to scroll back up to where it starts [page 146]..

Still checking out William Hill of H.M. Customs in Trinidad

1841 death John Beckles
1807 marriage daughter Elizabeth Christian Beckles
1834 death daughter Elizabeth Christian Hyndman

Do you want any more Beckles articles!!

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Thanks, Rupert..

It looks as though Mary's father was originally from Barbados but worked for the Trinidad customs...

Any articles would be welcome, especially anything on Mary's family, I still have haven't got her DoB, PoB or mother.

Much appreciated
Found this...shame it doesn't have her age

20 September 1862 - North Wales Chronicle - Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales

On the 13th inst., at the Bank, Denbigh, the residence of her son-in-law, Mrs. Dorothy Nicolls Hill, relict of the late William Hill, Esq., of Barbadoes Island, West Indies.

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Name: Dorothy N Hill
Age: 79
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1782
Relation: Mother-in-law (Mother)
Gender: Female
Where born: Brb British Subject
Civil Parish or Township: Denbigh
Ecclesiastical parish: Denbigh
Town: Denbigh
County/Island: Denbighshire
Country: Wales
Registration district: St Asaph
Sub-registration district: Denbigh
ED, institution, or vessel: [5]
Household schedule number: 271
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4300
Folio: 9
Page Number: 38
Household Members:
Name Age
Samuel Sheaf 34
Louisa Sheaf 36
Charles A E Sheaf 11
Dorothy N Hill 79
Sarah Rende 32
Dorothy is with the family in 1851 in Shropshire..

Civil Parish: Oswestry
Town: Oswestry
County: Shropshire
RD: Oswestry
Sub-RD: Knockin
ED: 2c; HO107; Piece: 1993; Folio: 568; Page: 41

Samuel Sheaf 24
Louisa Sheaf 29 ]b. Middlesex]
Charles A E Sheaf 1
Dorothea N Hill 68 [b. Barbados]
Minna E Taylor 12
Mary A Foster 26


I wonder if Dorothy/Dorothea was William's 2nd wife :rolleyes:

Mary Lee Hill
Baptism Date: 2 Jun 1810
Baptism Place: Saint Michael,Barbadoes,Caribbean
Father: William Hill
Mother: Ann F.
FHL Film Number: 1157925

Louisa was b. c1822 Middlesex, so the family have been in England. If that is the correct Mary Lee b. c1810, mother Ann must have d. between 1810-1822.

We know Mary Lee mar. in London.

Interesting Louisa was living in Gloucestershire when she married, William [father] described a merchant.

Assuming we have the correct William Hill, father of Mary Lee and possibly Louisa, the image suggests he had died before 1836 when Mary Lee married John Beckles. It also says Mary Lee was the 2nd dau. of William [doesn't mention the 1st dau.].

Image, excerpt from the link in post #7.
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