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)
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Descendents of Patrick Bourke
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Donald Nicholson c1940
     (For a brief history and context on the Hill family see this page)

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Donald was born in 1911.1,2 He was the son of Joseph William Hill and Mary Alberta MacCallum Bourke. Helived 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 Helived 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 almost certainly attended the wedding of his brother in the marriage of John Hill and Margery Jean Smith at Sydney Church of England Grammar Chapel on Saturday, 2 November 1929 at North Sydney. John and Margery went on to have only one child together.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 the approximate age of 65. At this time his occupation was given as a clerk.10 Donaldlived in 1934 at Manly.10 Donaldlived in 1936 at at 58 Harrington Street in the Sydney suburb of Darling Harbour.11 Donaldlived in 1943 at Huntley Station, in Clermont, Queensland.12 He was a station bookkeeper in 1949.13 Donaldlived in 1949 at Melrose, in Chorregon, Queensland.13 Donaldlived in June 1951 at 'Melrose', in Winton, Queensland.13,14 He was a stock and station agent in June 1951.14

He married Patricia Anne Hislop, daughter of James Marsden Hislop and Margerie Clinton Hughes, on Friday, 29 June 1951.14,1

Donald and Patricia Anne Hislop became the parents of Anthony Donald Hill in 1952 at Townsville, Queensland.15,1 Donald Nicholson Hill was a branch manager in 1954.16 Donald and Patricialived in 1954 at Ramsay Street, in Cloncurry, Queensland. This may have been a work address, as his wife is listed as being at a different address. In any event, they were living as a family.16,15 As of 1955, Donald Nicholson Hill was also known as Da.17 Donaldlived in 1956 at Sydney.15 He was a secretary in 1958.18 Donald and Patricialived in 1958 at 93 Cassowary Street, in Longreach, Queensland.18
Donald Hill (with stick) c1960


Donald Nicholson Hill was the Secretary of the Central and Northern Queensland Grazier's Association which covered a huge area of Queensland. circa 1960.15 Donald and Patricialived in 1963 at 125 Crane Street, in Longreach, Queensland.19 Donald and Patricialived in 1964 at the Sydney suburb of Manly. They were to stay there for about six years.17 Donald and Patricia (and presumably his spouse Patricia)lived circa 1971 at at Stafford Street in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay.15 Donald and Patricia (and presumably his spouse Patricia)lived circa 1972 at at 21 Williams Street in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay.15 Donald Nicholson Hill was a manager in 1980.20 Donald and Patricialived in 1980 at at 4/21 Williams Street in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay.20

Donald died on 16 April 1982 at Sydney at the approximate age of 71.1,21 His body was interred at Eastern Suburbs crematorium on 4 June 1982 at the Sydney suburb of Matraville. Plot: Crematorium Chapel Gardens, Garden D7, Position 382.22

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Family
1911Birth1,2
Note4
1933Residence-hide at 'Woniora' 58 (now 30) Addison Road in the Sydney suburb of Manly9
1933Note memo onlyManly9
1933Occupation9
1934Occupation10
1934ResidenceManly10
1935Occupation-hide23
1935Residence-hideManly23
1936Residence at 58 Harrington Street in the Sydney suburb of Darling Harbour11
1936Occupation-hide11
1943ResidenceHuntley Station, in Clermont, Queensland12
1949Occupation13
1949ResidenceMelrose, in Chorregon, Queensland13
1951Residence'Melrose', in Winton, Queensland13,14
1951Occupation14
1951Marriage14,1
1954Occupation16
1954ResidenceRamsay Street, in Cloncurry, Queensland16,15
1956ResidenceSydney15
1958Occupation18
1958Residence93 Cassowary Street, in Longreach, Queensland18
Donald Hill (with stick) c1960
1960Note CR CR15
1963Occupation-hide19
1963Residence125 Crane Street, in Longreach, Queensland19
1964Residencethe Sydney suburb of Manly17
1971Residence at Stafford Street in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay15
1972Residence at 21 Williams Street in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay15
1980Occupation20
1980Residence at 4/21 Williams Street in the Sydney suburb of Double Bay20
1982DeathSydney1,21
1982Burial at Eastern Suburbs crematorium in the Sydney suburb of Matraville22

Family

Patricia Anne Hislop (c 1921-)
Child

Citations

  1. [S75] Letter from Pat Hill (nee Hislop) to Tim Hill, dated 16th January 1986.
  2. [S1] New South Wales, Birth Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1911 No.17691.
  3. [S31] Sand's Directory,NSW, Australia (various dates), 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] Australia - 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] New South Wales, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1929 No.258114(?).
  8. [S2] New South Wales, Death Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1931 No. 20,046.
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  14. [S998] Parish Registers for St. Mark, Name: Donald Nicholson Hill, Gender: Male, Marriage Age: 38, Event Type: Marriage, Birth Date: abt 1913, Marriage Date: 29 Jun 1951.
  15. [S655] E-mails from Tony Hill to Tim Hill, 2013- 'The Hill Families - continued' - 19 June 2013 21:18.
  16. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (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).
  17. [S655] E-mails from Tony Hill to Tim Hill, 2013- 'The Hill families' - 26 May 2013 18:29.
  18. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (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).
  19. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (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).
  20. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (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).
  21. [S452] Private Nicholson Source, Genealogical Notes, unknown date NIC001 p.31.
  22. [S466] Find a Grave (http://www.findagrave.com) http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=172504133&ref=acom.
  23. [S199] Australia - Commonwealth / State Electoral Roll, 1900 - 1929 Division of Warringah, Subdivision of Manly, 1935.