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Cousse, R.N.] ; Eleanor Kathleen ; Nellie Elizabeth
Ardrey ; Noeline Eirenne {Res. — Challow Grange,
Bradford)] ; (2) Albert Hill, Esq., b. 1877 [m. 1900, Ellen,
d. of Thomas Sowden, of Bradford ; and has issue —
James Hill, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; and Alice Edna [tn.
1926, George Carlton {Res. — Throstle Nest, Bradford)];
Armie [m. 1903, Fred Ambler, of Lynfield, Cheelow Dean,
Bradford, and has issue]. Res. — Wellwood, Bradford,
Yorks. ; Hexton Manor, Herts. Clubs — Reform, National

HILL of Court of Hill and of Hawkstone, co. Salop (Vn.
of Shropshire, 1623). Quarterly, i. ermine, on a fesse sable,
a castle triple -towered argent (Hill); 2, sable, a lion
rampant argent, crowned or, between three crosses form^e
fitch^e of the second (Longslow) ; 3. per pale or and argent,
an eagle displayed sable (Bird) ; 4. gules, a chevron between
three pheons argent (Hill of i?untingsdale). Mantling
sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
tower argent, surmounted by a garland of laurel projjer.
Motto — "Avancez."

The present representation of Hill of Court of Hill has
now passed in the female line to : —
Arthur Noel Vernon Hill Lowe. Se^t— Court 0/ Hill,
near Tenbury.

The present representative of the Viscounts Hill : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Rowland Clegg-Hill, 6th Viscount
Hill (fzVf Clegg-Hill).

Sons of John Hill, Esq., J. P., of Marsh Brook House,

Church Stretton, b. 1840 ; d. 1928; m. 1865, Mary, d.

of James Gothorp of Mowbray Hill : —

John Kenyon Hill, Esq., Capt. Shropshire L.I., late

Dir. Ex-service Farm Settlement, served in S. Africa

igoi- 2, and Great War 1914, b. 1869 ; m. 1906, Mary

Ruby, only d. of Frank Watkins of Nairobi, B.E. Africa,

and has issue — John Rowland Clement Hill, Gentleman,

b. 1908 ; Thomas Kenyon Hill, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Mary

Sybil; Muriel Rachel; and Helen Georgina. Res. —

Kitongai, Nakuru, Kenya Colony.

Frederick Rowland Hill, Esq., J. P. Salop, b. 1870 ;
m. 1910, Theodora Ann, only d. of late Rev. R. H. Quick,
and has issue — Richard Hebert Hill, Gentleman, b. 1911 ;
Rowland Edward Hill, Gentleman, b. 1913 ; James Carthew
Hill, Gentleman, b. 1915 ; and Mary Bertha. Res. —
Mowbray Cottage, Marsh Brook, Church .Stretton.

Sons of Vice-Adm. George William Hill, R. N. , b. 1843 ;
d. 1905; m. (ist), 1882, Mary Caroline [d. 1896), d. of
Adm. Morgan Singer, R.N. ; (2nd), 1898, Helen Maude,
d. of late Frederic Woodman : —
Cyril John Percy Hill, Esq., Lt.-Comdr. R.N.R., b. 1884.

Hubert George Morgan Hill, Esq., Lieut. -Comdr. (ret.)
R.N., b. 1888. Res.—

Son of Sir Clement Lloyd Hill, K.C.B., K.C.M.G.,
M.P. for Shrewsbury 1906-13, late of the Foreign
Office, b. 1845 ; d. 1913 ; m. ist, 1889, Charlotte
Eliza Mary {d. 1900), d. of Sir George William Denys,
Bart., and widow of Charles Waring; 2nd, 1906,
Muriel Mary, d. of late Colin Glencairn Campbell: —

Clement Walter Rowland Hill, Esq., b. 1909. Address —
4 Ovington Gardens, S.W.

Sons of Henry Philip Hill, Gentleman, b. 1845;

d. 1924 ; m. 1870, Norah Alice, d. of Major H. A.

Scott : —

Henry .•Man Hill, Gentleman, 3. 1877; m. 1920, Marjorie

Stewart, d. of tlie late James Tyhurst, and has issue —

Henry James Hill, Gentleman, /^. 1921. Res. —

Reginald Frederick Hill, Gentleman, b. 1881 ; m. 1912,
Nasta Gwendoline Hinds Howel. Res. — Timaru, New

Rowland Philip Hill, Gentleman, iJ. 1888; m. 1912, Ruth
Stott ; and has issue — Brian Henry Rowland Hill, Gentle-
man, 6. 1917. i?<rj.— Otorohanga, New Zealand.

Son of Capt. Alfred Edward Hill, b. 1810 ; d. 1890 ;
m. 1839, Anne Howard: —
Robert Hill, Gentleman, Barrister-at-Law, b. 1847; m.
1894, Ethel Murdoch, d. of W. F. Brabant ; and has issue
— Alfred Brabant Hill, Gentleman, b. 1896; Margaret
Anne ; and Mary. Res. — Prees Ranch, Rural Route
No. I, Nelson, British Columbia.

Sons of Major-Gen. Charles Rowland Hill, late R.A.,

b. 1829; d. 1898: 7n. 1874, Elizabeth, d. of J. M.

Ridley of Walwick Hall, Northumberland: —

Rowland Clement Ridley Hill, Esq., D.S.O.. Lt.-Col.

R.E.. b. 1879; VI. 1920, Margaret, d. of the late Percy

Vickers, of Wilmslow. Cheshire. Res. — The Hall, Newton-

le-Willows, Yorks.

Geoffrey Noel Hill, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. K.h.,b. i88i.

HILL of Holfield Grange (H. Coll.). Per chevron
azure and vert, in chief two mullets argent, in base a
sun in splendour issuant proper. Mantling' azure and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a stag's head
erased azure, attired or, charged on the neck with an
estoile of six points gold. Motto — "Veritas superabit."
Livery — Dark blue, yellow waistcoat.

Son of Reginald Duke Hill, Esq., J. P., b. i866 ;
d. 1922 ; m. 1893, Flora, only d. of Major Francis
Tower of Thremhall Priory, Essex, and widow of
Osgood Beauchamp Hanbury of Holfield Grange : —
Francis Tow^jr Hill, Esq., Capt. The Rifle Bde., b. 1897 ;
m. 1923, Judith Mary, d. of John Walker-Newall, of Ongar,
Essex, and has issue — Reginald John Tower Hill, Gentle-
man, b. 1925. Seat — Holfield Grange, Coggeshall, Essex.
Club — Naval and Military.

Sons of James Duke Hill, Esq., J. P. and D.L., of

Terling's Park, Harlow, Essex, and 4 Onslow

Gardens , S. W. , iJ. 1834; d. 1901 ; m. 1863. Marianne,

d. of Thomas Gribble of Frenches, Redhill : —

James William Hill, Gentleman, b. 1867; in. 1903,

Cicely, d. of W. Clarence Watson of Colworth, Beds.

Res. — Eastbourne.

Col. Eustace Hill, Esq., D.S.O. , late Essex Yeomanry
Bgde. R.A., D.L. Essex; b. 1869; w. 1913, Norah Le
Grande, d. of George J. Gribble of Biddlesden House, Wilts,
and has issue — Anthony Eustace Hill, Gentleman, b. 1914 ;
Julian Eustace Hill, Gentleman, iJ, 1918 ; Cynthia Eustace ;
and Vivien Eustace. Res. — Berwicks, Hatfield Peverel,

Leslie Noel Hill, Gentleman, b. 1872; m. , Elsie,

d. of John Manchee of Glenmoan, N.S.W., and has issue —
2 sons ; and i dau. Res. — Terlings, N.S. Wales.

George Bernard Hill, Gentleman, O.B.E., b. 1874; m.
1904, Frances Grace, d. of late John Heywood Johnstone,
Esq., M.P., of Bignor Park, Sussex ; and has issue — George
Heywool Hill, Gentleman, b. 1906 ; and Sheila Grace Hill,
Res. — 37 Draycott Place, S.W. ; Great Orchard, Bignor,
Pulborough, Sussex.

HILL of Dilton (H. Coll.). Sable, on a chevron en-
grailed ermine, between in chief two garbs or, and in,
on a mount vert, a garb also or, between two reaping-hooks
erect proper, three pallets gules, each charged with an
ermine spot of the third. Mantling— Sable and argent.
Crest, on a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert,
between two ears o' wheat or, a castle triple-towered proper,
charged with a passion-cross also or. Motto — " Deus
providebit." Livery — Black, with white facings.

Son of Rev. Richard Humphry Hill, D.C.L. , Canon of
Bangor Cathedral, and late Rector of Stanway, Essex ;
b. 1824; d. 1891 ; m. 1851, Sarah Frances, d. of John
Thomas, Esq,, J. P., of Caercady House, co. Gla-
morgan : —
Richard Middleton Hill, Esq., J. P. Wilts., B.A. (Oxon.),




District Inspector (1882) and Adjutant (1893) of the
Royal Irish Constabulary ; Chief-Constable of Cornwall
1896, i. 1858 ; />!, 1897, Emily Elizabeth Leslie, a. of
Robert Francis Ellis, Esq., j.P. , of Magiicrymore, co.
Wicklow ; and has issue — Richard Humphry Middleton
Hill, Gentleman, Lieut. R.A., d. 1903; Marian Letitia
Ellis; and Doreen Francis Bonville. /?es. — Uiltcn Ley,
Limpley Stoke, Bath. CIu/) — Royal Societies.

EDWARD HENRY HILL, Gentleman. Bom Feb.
10, 1849, being the second son of the late Thomas Rowley
Hill, Esq., J.P. for COS. Worcester and Hereford, and for
city of Worcester, D,L. for co. Worcester, High Sherifi"
CO. Worcester 1870, and M.P. for the city of Worcester
1874-85, by his second wife Mary Hilditch, dau. of Edward
Evans, Esq., J. P., of Worcester. Armorial bearings —
Ermine, a chevron chequy or and azure in base, on a mount
proper, a Cornish chough sable. Mantling azure and
argent. Crest — On a mount vert, a talbot passant proper,
collared gules, his dexter paw resting on three annulets in-
terlaced. Motto — "Avancez."

HILL (H. Coll.) Sable, on a chevron ermine, between
two lions passant guardant in chief, and in base a
crescent argent, three crosses moline or. Mantling—
Sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
upon a mount vert, a falcon proper, belled and resting
the dexter claw on a fylfot or. Motto — " Fac recte et
nil time."

Son of Joseph Hill, of Selboume, Leigham
Coinrt Road, Streatham, and his wife Elizabeth
Aitchison, d. of : —

The late Aubrey Charles Finch Hill, Capt. R.F.A.,
b. ; d.

HILL (H. Coll.) Or, on a chevron, between three
owls gules, two swords points downward argent.
Mantling — Gules and or. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, in front of an anchor azture, a stag's head
erased or. Motto — "Vigilanter."

Son of Gen. John Thomas Hill, of Mitton House,

Newton Abbot, Devon, b. ; d. ; m. : —

Edwin Dickson Hill, Maj.-Gen, (ret.), b. . Res. —

HILL of Bristol (H. Coll.). Argent, two chevronels
gules, between in chief two water-bougets and in base a
mullet sable. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — Upon
a wreath of the colours, ,i dove, gorged with two chevronels
sable, in the beak an olive branch proper, and resting the
dexter claw on a mullet argent. MottO — " Perseverantia
omnia vincit."

Sons of Col. Sir Edward Stock Hill, K.C.B., M.P..

J. P., 6. 1834; d. 1902; m. 1866, Fanny Ellen, d. of

Major -Gen. Tickell, C. B.: —
Eustace Tickell Hill, Esq., J. P., D.L. co. Monmouth ;
J.P. Glos. ; fi. 1869; m. 1904, ^Iuriel Bowen ; and has
issue — (i) Edward Hill, Esq.,^. 1907; (2) Christopher Hill,
Gentleman, 6. 1913; Rosamond; and Patricia. J?es. —
Llansantffraid Court, Abergavenny, Mon. C/ud — Cavalry.
Vernon Tickell Hill, Esq., J.P. cos. Glamorgan and
Somerset, late Major K.R.k.C. ; 6. 1871 ; m. 1901,
Gwenydd Llewellyn; and has issue — (i) Mervyn Tickell
Hill, Gentleman, 6. 1902; (2) Evelyn Tickell Hill, Gentle-
man, 6. 1907; Mary; and Blanche. A'es. — Woodspring
Priory, near Weston-Super-Mare.

Son of Roderick Tickell Hill, Esq., l>. 1875; <^- 1907;

m. 1903, Gwendolen Lewes, d. of : —

Edward Roderick Tickell Hill, Gentleman, d. 1904.

Younger son of Col. Sir Edward Stock Hill, K.C.B.

(see above): —
Percy Montgomery Tickell Hill, Esq., />. 1877; '"• 1905,
Olive David; and has issue — Cenydd Hill, Gentleman, 6.
1906; Katharine; Monica; and Diana. /^es. — Manor
House, St. Nicholas, Peterston-Super, Ely.

HILL (H. Coll.). Argent, two chevronels between as
many water-bougets in chief and a mullet in base sable.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, a dove, in the beak an olive branch proper, gorged
with two chevronels sable, and resting the dexter claw on
a mullet argent. MottO, " Perseverantia omnia vincit."
Sons of the late Charles Hill, Esq. J.P. for co. Som-
erset, and CO. and city of Bristol, by his wife Elizabeth
Matilda, d. of Rev. Richard Gathorne of Kirkby Lons-
dale, Westmorland : —

Charles Gathorne Hill, Esq., M.A. (Cantab.), J.P.
Somerset and Glos. ; Major N. Somerset I.Y. ; fi. 1857 ; m.
1885, Gertrude, d. of Lt.-Col. Jones-Mortimer. /^es. —
Claverton Manor, Bath. Ch/ds — Cavalry, Jun. Carlton.

Ernest Gathorne Hill, Gentleman, i. 1878; w. ist, 1903,
Nina Ruth (d 1909), d. of Lt.-Col. Maxwell ; 2nd, 1912,
Lucy Helen, d. of Prof. A. Ransome, F.R.S. J?es. —

HILL (H. Coll., 9 Sept. igio). Sable, a chevron, be-
tween in chief two gauntlets and in base an ancieut galley
in full sail oars in action all or. Mantling sable and or.
Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert,
a triple-towered castle, flames issuant proper, charged with
a fleur-de-lys or. Motto — " Per montem ad altiora."

Son of George Rowland Hill of Kensington, d. 1825;

d. 1886; m. 1850, Horatia, d. of Thomas Haggerstone

Arnott, Shipowner, of Sunderland : —
George William Hill, Gentleman, fi. 1858 ; w. 1885,
Esther, d. of Edmund Richard Goodrich, a Governor of
Christ's Hospital; and has issue — (i) Reginald Gordon
Hill, Gentleman, M.B., B.S., M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., ^. 1888 ;
(2) Edmund Arnott Hill, Esq., Lieut. R.N., fi. 1889;
Muriel Esther; and Vera Winifred. /?«.- 42 Howitt
Road, Hampstead. C/ufi — Junior Constitutional.

HILL. Ermine, on a fesse nebuly per pale sable and
azure, between three hillocks vert, a castle triple-towered
or. Mantling — Sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, a castle triple-towered or, charged with an
escutcheon azure, thereon a rose argent, all between four
ears of wheat, bladed and slipped or, two on either side.
Motto — "Avancez." Livery — Lightdrab, with black collar
and cuffs and silver buttons.

Sons of John Hill, Gentleman, d. Aug. 26, 1849,
d. ; m. June 3, 1880, Jane, d. of the late William
Kilvington Kirk, Gentleman, of Stockton-on-Tees : —
John Norman Hill, Gentleman, />. Sept. 8, 1883. Res. —
Frank Hill, Gentleman, fi. Ap;il 10, 1890. /?es. —

HILL. Party per pale indented gules and sable, on a
fesse erminois between three leopards' faces or, as many
catherine-wheels of the second. Crest — Upon a wreath
of the colours, in front of a talbot's head couped sable, a

demi-catherine-wheel or, all between two wings per fesse
indented or and gules. Motto — " Honore et labore."

Sons of Joseph Hill, Esq., J. P., Bradford, Yorks. ; />.
1827; d. 1911 ; m. 1859, Susan, d, of William
Midgley, of Trawdon, Lanes : —
Joseph Frederick Hill, Gentleman, d. 1861.
John Arthur Hill, Gentleman, b. 1863. Jfes. — 5 Sel-
borne Villas, Manningham, Bradford, Yo;ks. C/u6s —
R.A.C. Union (Bradford).




THOMAS HILL, Esquire, J. P. city of Nottingham, and
also CO. Notts. Born June 20, 182a, being the eighth son of
John Pinkerton Hill, by his wife Ann, dau. of George
Dickisson of Breedon-on-the Hill, Leicestershire. Armo-
rial bearings— Azure, on a bend between two leopards'
faces or, three sprigs, each composed of as many cinquefoils

vert, stalked and slipped proper. Crest— On a wreath of
the colours, two arms in armour embowed proper, each
charged with a leopard's face azure, the hands also proper,
holding a sprig of three cinquefoils, as in the arms. MottO
— " Fac recte et nil time." Married, Sept. 14, 1847, Jane,
dau. of Charles Hose, of Sneinton, Notts. ; and has Issue —
(i) Charles Hose Hill, Gentleman, i. April 5, 1852; (2)
Thomas Arthur Hill, Gentleman, 6. July 2, 1854; and
Clara. Postal address — Dunollie, Scarborough. Ciul> —
Nottingham County.

HILL-TREVOR (R.L. , 9 Sept. 1862). Quarterly, i.
quarterly, i. and iiii. , per bend sinister ermine and ermines,
a lion rampant or (Trevor); ii. and iii., sable, on a fesse
argent between three leopards passant guardant or, spotted
of the field, as many escallops gules (Hill); 2. the same
arms of Hill ; 3. gules, a quatrefoil or (Rowe) ; 4. the same
arms of Trevor; 5. per bend crenell^e argent and gules
(Boyle) ; 6. or, a fesse dancett^e between three cross cross-
lets fitch^e gules (Sandys) ; 7. or, on a bend engrailed
veit, three pheons of the tield (Tipping, Vn. Oxon., 1566).
Mantling sable and argent. Crests — i. on a wreath of the
colours, a wyvern sable (Trevor) ; 2. on a wreath of the
colours, a reindeer's head couped gules, attired and collared
or (Hill). Motto — " Per Deum et ferrum obtinui." Livery
— Claret colour.

Son of Arthur Edwin, ist Baron Trevor, b. 1819 ;

d. 189.S; m. (ist), 1848, Mary Emily (d. 1855), d. of

Sir Richard Sutton, 2nd Bart. ; (2nd), 1858, Hon. Mary

Catherine Curzon, sister of 4th Lord Scarsdale : —

Rt. Hon. Charles Edward Hill-Trevor, 3rd Baron Trevor

(Sth May, 1880), formerly Capt. 3rd Batt. R. Welsh Fus.,

Assist. Priv. Sec. to Governor of New Zealand 1897-1904,

served Great War 19:7-18 ; has Croix de Guerre with silver

star ^Supporters— Dexter, a lion ermines, ducally gorged

and chained, the chain refiexed over the back or,

pendent from the collar an escutcheon argent charged with

a wyvern sable ; sinister, a leopard or, spotted sable, gorged

and chained as the dexter, the escutcheon ermine charged

with a reindeer's head couped gules, attired or] b. 1863;

m. 1927, Phyllis, d. of J. A. Sims, of Kirton-in-Lindsey
Lines., and has issue — Hon. Charles Edward Hill-Trevor,
b. 1928. Seat — Brynkinalt Chirk, co. Denbigh. Club —

HILL-'WOOD of Moorfield (R.L., 30 March 1912, H.
Coll.). Quarterly, i and 4, sable, on a bend between two
roses argent seeded or, three fleurs-de-lys gules (Wood) ; 2
and 3, per chevron or and vert, in chief two acorns leaved
and slipped, and in base a cross-bow bent all counter-
changed (Hill). Mantling sable and argent. Crests — i.
within a crown pallisado i r a tree proper (Wood) ; 2. on
a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a bugle-horn
stringed gules (Hill). Motto — " Onme bonum dei

Son of Samuel Wood of Talbot House, Glossop, b.

1819; d. 1888; m. 1869, Anne Kershaw (rf. 1914), d.

of William Sidebottom of Etherow House: —
Sir Samuel Hill-Wood, ist Bart. (25 Jan., .'021), J. P. and
D.L. CO. Hereford, M.P. for High Peak Div. of Derby-
shire, b. 1872; m. 1899, Hon. Rachel Anne Selina Decima
Batenian-Hanbury, sixth d. of William, 2nd Lord liateman,
b. 1900; and has issue — (i) Basil Samuel Hill-Wood,
Esq. [m. 1925, Hon. Joan Louisa Brand, eld. d. of
■Viscount Hampden ; and has issue — David Basil Hill-
Wood, Esq., b. 1926; and i dau [Res. —58 Montague
Square, W.i)]; (2) Wilfred William Hill-Wood, Esq..
b. 1901 ; (3) Denis John Charles Hill- Wood, Esq., b.
1906; (4) Charles Kerrison Hill- Wood, Esq., b. 1907.
Seat — NIoorfield, Glossop, Derbyshire. Town res. — 52
Eaton Place, S.W. Clubs — Carlton, Junior Carlton,


ARNOLD FRANK HILLS, Esquire, D.L. cos. Kent
and Essex. Born March 12, 1857, being the third and
youngest but only surviving son of the late Frank Clark
Hills of Redleaf, co. Kent, by his wife .Ann Ellen, second
dau. of James Rawlings. Armorial bearings— ^ Per pale
wavy azure and gules, a lymphad sails furled flags flying all
or, between three talbots passant argent, and impaling the
arms of Lafone, namely azure, within two chevronels or, two
lions passant counterpassant of the last supporting a fleur-
de-lys argent, the whole between three mullets argent,
pierced of the field. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On
a wreath of the colours, upon a rock proper, a talbot argent,
gorged with a collar nebuly, charged on the body with two
cross crosslets azure, and resting the dexter fore-leg on a
fountain also proper. Married, May 12, 1886, Marv Eliza-
beth, elder dau. of -Alfred Lafone, Esq., J. P., ^i.P. , of
Hanworth Park, co. Middlesex. Seat — Hammerfield,
Penshurst, Kent.

The Late Lt.Gen. Sir JAMES HILLS- lOHNES,
V.C, G.C.B. (Military Division), late Royal Bengal Artil-
lery, Hon. Col. of the late Carmarthen Artillery (Militia),
Hon. Col. of the 4th Batt. The Welsh Regt., J. P., D.L.,
and a Member of the Council for the county of Car-
marthen, for which he served the office of High Sheriff
in the year 1886. Born August' 20, 1833, being the
second son of the late James Hills of Nichindepur, in
the province of Bengal, by his wife Charlotte Mary,
dau. of the late Signor Angelo Savi of Moisgunge, and
maternal granddau. of Gen. Corderan, commanding the
French Forces at Pondicherry, Bengal, also in the
aforesaid province ; he assumed by Royal Licence the
surname of Johnes, in addition to and after his patro-
nymic, and the arms of Johnes quarterly with his own, in
the year 1883, in compliance with the will of the late lohn
Johnes, Esquire, of Dolaucothy, Justice of the Peace and
Chairman of Quarter Sessions for the county of Carmarthen,
Recorder of Carmarthen; entered the Bengal Artillery in
1853 as second Lieut. ; promoted to first Lieut. 1857, Capt.
1862, Brevet-Major 1864, Major 1872, Brevet-Lieutenant-
Colonel 1868, Lieutenant-Colonel 1878, Brevet-Colonel
1876, Major-General 1879, Lieutenant-General 1883; served
in suppression of the Indian Mutiny, 1857, 1858, including
siege and capture of Delhi, and capture of Lucknow, &c. ;
several times mentioned in despatches, and upon whom
Queen Victoria conferred the Decoration of the Victoria
Cross, Bt.-Major; commanded the eight-inch mortars in
Abyssinian campaign, and was present at capture of Mag-
dala, Bt.-Lt.-Col., C.B. ; served alsoin the Looshai Expedi-
tion, 1871, 1872; .Assistant-Adjutant-General Lahore
Division, 1875 ; and in the -Afghan War, 1878, as .Assistant-




Adjutant-General, Major-General in command of a Division,
and as Military Governor of Kabul, 1879, 1880, K.C.B. ;
and received the thanks of Parliament ; retired on a pension
and extraannuity, 1888 ; wascreated Companion of the Most
Honourable Order of the Bath in the year 1872, and raised
successively to the rank of Knight Commander in 1880, and

tpi ^coclo-CDirfiDcmu^

KnightGrandCross in 1 893 ofthe said Most HonourableOrder.
Armorial bearings — Quarterly, iand4, argent; a chevron
between three ravens sable, all within a bordure engrailed
gules, charged with ten bezants, and for distinction
in the centre chief point a cross crosslet gules (for
Johnes) ; 2 and 3, argent, a cross couped azure, between
four escutcheons of the last, each charged with a crescent
of the first, on a chief embattled of the second two swords
in saltire proper, pommels and hilts or (for Hills). The
whole encircled with the ribbon of the Most Honourable
Order of the Bath, within the collar of a Knight Grand
Cross of the said Order, and bearing upon a second shield
of his arms an escutcheon of pretence of the arms of
Johnes, namely argent, a chevron between three ravens
sable, all within a bordure engrailed gules, charged with
ten bezants, and upon the escutcheons is placed a helmet
befitting his degree, with a Mantling sable and argent ; and
for his Crests, i. upon a wreath of the colours, on two
halberds in saltire, the staves gules, headed or, a raven
as in the arms, and for distinction charged upon the breast
with a cross crosslet gold (for Johnes) ; 2. upon a wreath
of the colours, on a mount vert, a broken tilting-spear erect
proper, and in front thereof a horse courant argent, gutt^e-
de-sang, holding in the mouth the other part of the spear
also proper (for Hills) ; with the Mottoes, "Deus pascit
corvos"; "In coelo confidemus." Supporters — On the
dexter side, an officer in the Bengal Horse Artillery, and on
the sinister side, a soldier in the Bengal Horse Artillery.
Livery — Black and white. Died, 1919; warrzVa', Septem-
ber 16, 1882, Elizabeth (d.. 1927), youngest dau. of the
late John Johnes, Esq., above mentioned. Estate —
Dolaucothy, Llanwrda R.S.O. , Carmarthenshire.

HILTON-JOHNSON (R.L., 1871). Quarterly, i and 4,
argent, a lion passant gules, on a chief vert three acorns
leaved and slipped or (for Johnson) ; 2 and 3, ermine, two
bars azure, in chief an annulet between two saltires of the
last (for Hilton). Mantling gules and argent. Crests—
I. upon a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, a wolf
passant sable, holding in the mouth a branch of woodbine
proper (for Johnson) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, a
man's head affront^e between two bulrushes proper (for

Son of John William Denne Hilton-Johnson, Esq.,
J. P., formerly Lieut. 3rd Hussars, Capt. and Hon.

Major ist W. Yorks. Yeo. Cav. , b. 1845 [assumed the
surname and arms of Johnson by Royal Licence in
1871] ; d. 1927; m. 1872, Louisa Catherine ((/. 1921),
yngst. d. of the late Thomas Coutts Loch : —
Alan H. Hilton Johnson, Esq., Major R.O. , late Capt.

Lincolnshire Regt. , b. 1876; ;;/. 1910, Mary Lane, eldest d.

of W. L. Merriman of Shanghai, and has issue — William

Denne Hilton-Johnson, Gentleman, b. 1910. Seat — -Temple

Belwood, Lines.

HILTON-SIMPSON (H. Coll., 1890). Quarterly, i and
4, per bend sinister dancettt^e erminois and sable, a
lion rampant counterchanged, on a canton gules a

covered cup argent (Simpson, 1807); 2 and 3, argent,
two bars azure, a lion rampant gules, over all a bend
indented ermine, thereon a saltire between two annulets
of the second (Hilton). Mantling sable and or. Crests —

1. on a wreath of the colours, an ounce's head pean
erased gules, gorged with a collar gemel argent (Simpson);

2. on a wreath of the colours, in front of a javelin erect,
a man's head in profile in a helmet, and a tilting-spear

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