Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 13 November 2019

Hillary, Williamlocked

  • Christopher C. Booth


Hillary, William (1697–1763), physician, was born at Birkrigg, an isolated farmhouse near Hawes in Upper Wensleydale, Yorkshire, on 17 March 1697. He was the second son of John Hillary and his wife, Mary Robinson, Quakers who belonged to an influential group of Friends in ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

Religious Society of Friends, London
Gentleman's Magazine