Hill, John David

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Hill, John David

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1915 - 1991


John David Hill was born on 19 September 1915 and attended Parkes Primary School and Parkes Intermediate High School. He inherited properties in the Parkes District from his father, Harold John Hill and his grandmother, Mrs E Arthur (nee Newbigging): 'Fedora' was drawn in a ballot c. 1906 by J D Hill's father and sold in 1949; 'Islay', which was a nearby property inherited by J D Hill, was drawn in a ballot c. 1906 by Mrs E Arthur and was sold in 1949; 'Locarno' was built in 1926 and purchased by H J Hill to be the family's town residence from 1927-1932, and was sold in the early 1950s; 'Tatura' was built in 1937 in J D Hill's name by his grandmother Mrs E Arthur who lived on the property. Mercadool, west of Parkes, was purchased from the Estate of A P Hunter in June 1950 and occupied by H J Hill & Son. Upon H J Hill's death in 1956, J D Hill bought out his sister, Doris G Nash's, half interest in Mercadool. J D Hill farmed Mercadool from 1950 to 1991. Hill died on 7 March 1991.


Parkes District, Central NSW

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farmer; grazier

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Entered from deposit description on 19 September 2011




Hill Papers compiled by David Nash

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