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Sir Sydney Pearson Hill

(1900-1968), Lord Mayor

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Sir Sydney Pearson Hill, by Elliott & Fry - NPG x82838

Sir Sydney Pearson Hill

by Elliott & Fry
quarter-plate negative, 1961
NPG x82838

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e jones

16 July 2020, 17:25

Sad to hear the death of his son, Roland Hill.

Danielle hill

24 October 2019, 09:59

Sydney Pearson Hill also had another child called Sydney Hill as well, who was my great grandad. He went on to have 2 children. Melvyn and Peter, who then had children called Mark and Andrew.

Mrs Christine Powell (nee Beardsley)

27 July 2015, 21:30

Born in Radford, Nottingham and married Sally also from Radford. They had twin sons Wilfred and Roland. He was a labour councillor for Wollaton ward on Nottingham City Council for may years before being made Sheriff on Nottingham, later Lord Mayor of the City and finally Alderman of the City. He was awarded the BEM in 1964 and knighted the following year.
After serving in the Robin Hoods and the Royal Cycle Regiment for three years he joined the railways in 1919 and worked his way from being a cleaner to being a regular driver. He once drove the Royal train carrying King George VI. He was a member of the Esperanto Society and often gave talks about the language. A truly wonderful wonderful and amazing gentleman.

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