About Dianna Hills
First born, born January 22 1814 at home of grandparents in Pall Mall, London, England.
Christening: Feb 28 1814 St James [Piccadilly] Westminster, London, Middlesex, England. [Familysearch.org indexing project (batch) number: C72301-7, system origin: England-VR, source film number: 1042309] *St. James' was completed in 1683, designed by Sir Christopher Wren, famous English architect.
March 12 1814 Grandmother - Ann Hammersley - in letter to her daughter, Diana mentions the 'seven week old' infant:
"My Dear Di
Granny wrote yesterday to thank you for the good news of your arrival at Tunbridge and I cannot withold my Pen to day to say how happy it made me – and how grateful I am to the Giver of all mercies for his various blessings bestowed continually upon me, your recovery from Lying in – the perfect well being of the pretty Infant." ... "I have a beautiful Ornament for you, when I have an opportunity I am going to inquire the value of it - just pray My Dear Di with and thank your uncle for it - as my first offering to my little Granddaughter Diana Hills I add the little silver tea chest to your Plate under my care - if I live till she speaks, I shall have her little thanks."
1841 Census of Ashen Hall, Essex lists Diana and George and seven children
- Charles Robert 20
- Thomas 15
- Diana 25
- Lydia 25
- Caroline 20
- Emily 19
- Hariet 16
- + family servant
Dianna Hills's Timeline
January 22, 1814
Pall Mall, London, United Kingdom, Middlesex, UK
February 28, 1814
London, Middlesex, UK
July 15, 1852
Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, UK
Plymouth, United Kingdom, Devon, UK
London, United Kingdom, Middlesex