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Edwin Hill

(1793—1876) civil servant and inventor of postal machinery


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HILLS, Edwin Sherbon (1906 - 1986), Professor of Geology, 1944–64, Research Professor, 1964–71, subseq. Hon. Professor and Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne

Edwin E. Moïse. Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam War. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1996. Pp. xviii, 304. $39.95

Edwin M. Yoder, Jr. Joe Alsop's Cold War: A Study of Journalistic Influence and Intrigue. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press. 1995. Pp. xiii, 220. $24.95

HILLS, Richard Edwin (born 1945), Professor of Radio Astronomy, 1990–2012, and Deputy Head, Department of Physics, 1999–2003, University of Cambridge, Emeritus Professor of Radio Astronomy, 2012; Fellow of St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, since 1993

Tonkin Gulf and the Escalation of the Vietnam War. By Edwin E. Moöse. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996. xx, 304 pp. $39.95, ISBN 0-8078-2300-7.)

Joe Alsop's Cold War: A Study of Journalistic Influence and Intrigue. By Edwin M. Yoder Jr. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1995. xvi, 220pp. $24.95, ISBN 0-8078-2190-X.)

 

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Hill was born on 25 November 1793 in Birmingham. He died on 6 November 1876 at 1 St. Mark's Square, Regent's Park, London, and was buried in Highgate cemetery. He was the second son and one of eight children born to Thomas Wright Hill and his wife Sarah Lea: the family originated in Kidderminster and was Unitarian by faith. Hill was an elder brother of Sir Rowland Hill, the inventor of the penny post. He was educated at his father's school at Hill Top, on the outskirts of Birmingham. He married Anne Bucknall from Kidderminster. The couple had ten children, seven of whom survived their father.

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From The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists in Oxford Reference.

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