Donald Nicholson Hill

#115, (1911-16 April 1982)
FatherJoseph William Hill (c Mar 1868-25 Feb 1933)
MotherMary Alberta MacCallum Bourke (14 Mar 1879-28 Nov 1931)
Donald Nicholson c1940
     NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page - Tim Hill.
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(For a brief history and context on the Hill family see this page)

Donald was born in 1911.1,2 He was the son of Joseph William Hill and Mary Alberta MacCallum Bourke. He lived with his parents at at 'Woniora', 78 Osbourne Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly, in 1912. This extended family, which at that time included Mary's sister Susie until she moved to London, were to live in this house until about 1917, when they moved to 58 (now 30) Addison Road, next door to Mary's older brother Don on one side, and their friends the Gahan's on the other. Joe and Mary were to stay in this house for the rest of their lives.3 Donald Nicholson Hill was to walk with a limp and use a cane in later years, perhaps due to an illness or injury early in life.4 He lived with his parents at at 'Woniora' 58 (now 30) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly in 1925. They also had the telephone connected (Manly 1013), as had the Bourke's next door.5,6 He was a witness at the wedding of John Hill and Margery Jean Smith at Sydney Church of England Grammar Chapel on Saturday, 2 November 1929 at North Sydney.7

His mother died 27 November 1931 at the age of 52. She had been admitted to Mount St. Margaret's hospital in Ryde in August, four months previously.8 By 1933, Donald had returned home to live with his father Joe.9 He was a clerk in 1933.9

His father died 25 February 1933. At this time his occupation was given as a clerk.10 Donald lived in 1935 at Manly.10 Donald lived in 1936 at at 58 Harrington Street in the Sydney suburb of Darling Harbour.11 Donald lived in 1943 at Huntley Station, in Clermont, Queensland.12 He was a station bookkeeper in 1949.13 Donald lived in 1949 at Melrose, in Chorregon, Queensland.13 He was a branch manager in 1954.14 As of 1955, Donald Nicholson Hill was also known as Da.15 Donald lived in 1956 at Sydney.16 He was a secretary in 1958.17

Donald Nicholson Hill was the Secretary of the Central and Northern Queensland Grazier's Association which covered a huge area of Queensland. circa 1960.16 He was a manager in 1980.18

Donald died on 16 April 1982 at Sydney at the approximate age of 71.1,19
Last Edited13 Oct 2013

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Family
1911Birth1,2
1933Residence-hide at 'Woniora' 58 (now 30) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly9
1933Occupation9
1935Occupation10
1935ResidenceManly10
1936Residence at 58 Harrington Street in the Sydney suburb of Darling Harbour11
1936Occupation-hide11
1943ResidenceHuntley Station, in Clermont, Queensland12
1949Occupation13
1949ResidenceMelrose, in Chorregon, Queensland13
1954Occupation14
1956ResidenceSydney16
1958Occupation17
1963Occupation-hide20
1980Occupation18
1982DeathSydney1,19
ChartsBourke family - descendants
Brown family - descendants
Hill family - descendents
Miller Family (Scotland) - descendants
Nicholson Family 1 - descendants
Descendents of Patrick Bourke
Descendents of Henry H. Hill
Descendents of Robert Holmes

Citations

  1. [S75] Pat Hill (nee Hislop), letter to Tim Hill.
  2. [S1] NSW Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No.17691.
  3. [S31] Sand's Directory, Sydney & NSW 1912 p.464 (This house is now demolished, but is perhaps located where 60 Addison Road is now.).
  4. [S488] Mike Hill, recollection, unknown date,.
  5. [S199] Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Warringah, Subdivision of Manly, 1925.
  6. [S217] White Pages Telstra Corporation Ltd., all areas of Australia, October 1925.
  7. [S3] NSW Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1929 No.258114(?).
  8. [S2] NSW Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1931 No. 20,046.
  9. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Warringah, Subdistrict of Manly (1933).
  10. [S199] Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Warringah, Subdivision of Manly, 1935.
  11. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of West Sydney, Subdistrict of Darling Harbour (1936).
  12. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Kennedy, Subdistrict of Clermont (1943).
  13. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Kennedy, Subdistrict of Longreach (1949).
  14. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Kennedy, Subdistrict of Cloncurry (1954).
  15. [S655] E-mails from Tony Hill to Tim Hill, 2013- 'The Hill families' - 26 May 2013 18:29.
  16. [S655] E-mails from Tony Hill to Tim Hill, 2013- 'The Hill Families - continued' - 19 June 2013 21:18.
  17. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Kennedy, Subdistrict of Longreach (1958).
  18. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Wentworth, Subdistrict of Bouble Bay (1980).
  19. [S452] Private Nicholson Source, Genealogical Notes, unknown date NIC001 p.31.
  20. [S338] Website Ancestry.com.au (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. District of Kennedy, Subdistrict of Longreach (1963).