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Freeling, Sir George Henry (1789–1841)  

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Hill, Edwin (1793–1876), civil servant and inventor of postal machinery  

I. D. Hill

Hill, Edwin (1793–1876), civil servant and inventor of postal machinery, was born on 25 November 1793 at Birmingham, the second of the eight children of Thomas Wright Hill (1763–1851), schoolmaster, and his wife, Sarah Lea (1765–1842), daughter of William Lea. His elder brother was ...

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Hill, Sir Rowland (1795–1879), postal reformer and civil servant  

C. R. Perry

Hill, Sir Rowland (1795–1879), postal reformer and civil servant, was born on 3 December 1795 at 96 Blackwell Street, Kidderminster, third of the eight children of Thomas Wright Hill (1763–1851), schoolmaster, and his wife, Sarah Lea (1765–1842).

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Hill, Sir Rowland (1795–1879)  

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Sir Rowland Hill (1795–1879) by Maull & Polyblank, c. 1860 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wallace, Robert (1773–1855), politician and postal reformer  

A. H. Millar

revised by H. C. G. Matthew

Wallace, Robert (1773–1855), politician and postal reformer, was born in Glasgow, the second son of John Wallace (1712–1805) of Cessnock and Kelly in Ayrshire, and his third wife, Janet, third daughter of Robert Colquhoun of the island of St Kitts. His father was a merchant in ...