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John Stableford Hill



Date and place of birth:  1878 South Shields, Durham

Date and place of death:  30 August 1954, Dumfries, Dumfriesshire, Scotland

Nationality: British

Biography:  John had a brother and sister –

David Hill 1877

Mary Agnes Hill 1880

Parents: David Hill married Mary Stableford 1874, South Shields, Durham

Parents occupation:  David was a Manager of a chemical works

Schools Universities attended and years of attendance: Modern School Myrtle Crescent

Occupation: John was a Chemist

Mentioned in Institute of Chemistry 1919 part 4 as an Associate:

Hill, John Stableford, 82, The Rand, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire

Place of residence at Gretna:  Electoral rolls Gretna/Eastriggs 1918 mentions John living at E6 Eastriggs

Job Title at Gretna: Officer in Charge Chemical Lab

Marital Status:

John married Ann Maude Ayton in South Shields, Durham 1918 who died in 1928

John married again in 1933 to Catherine Laird, Newcastle upon Tyne

Children: John had a daughter from his first marriage:

Gwenyth Marjorie Hill 1921 in Dornock, Dumfriesshire.

Travels: Nil known

Awards/Recognitions: Nil known

Trivia/any other information:






British Newspaper Archive



Name and address mentioned in the Dornock Farewell (held in The Devil’s Porridge Museum’s archive collection):

document that was presented to J C Burnham at the end of his service at Gretna.


Mentioned in Institute of Chemistry 1919 part 4 as an Associate:

Hill, John Stableford, 82, The Rand, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire

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