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Glamorgan Archives
Hill, Edward Stock, papers

Reference code(s): GB 0214 DXHE

Held at: Glamorgan Archives

Title: Sir Edward Stock Hill, of Bedminster, papers

Short Title: Hill, Edward Stock, papers

Creation date(s): 1865-1919

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.06 cubic metres (231 papers, 5 volumes, 1 booklet, 178 files, 3 envelopes, 1 map, 1 plan)

Name of creator(s): Sir Edward Stock Hill


Administrative/Biographical history: Sir Edward Stock Hill (1834-1902) was a partner in Charles Hill and Sons, Merchants and Shipowners, Bristol, Gloucestershire. He was M.P. for south Bristol 1886-1900; President of Chamber of Shipping of the U.K., 1881; President of Associated Chambers of Commerce, 1888-91, and was a Provincial Grand Master of Mark Freemasons for South Wales. He was knighted in 1892.


Scope and content/abstract: Papers of Sir Edward Stock Hill, comprising: correspondence, leases, accounts relating to properties in Barry, 1896-1919; sale catalogue of Caerau Estate, 1904; correspondence, accounts and sale catalogue relating to properties in Cardiff, 1904-1916; Instructions to Counsel concerning Albion Dock estate, Bristol, 1904-1905; correspondence, accounts, conveyances (drafts) relating to property in Somerset, 1903-1914; correspondence, accounts, memoranda relating to property in Sicily, 1903-1916; and miscellaneous papers including will and codicil, share certificates and company prospectuses, 1865-1916.


Language/scripts of material: English, Italian

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Normal Glamorgan Archives conditions apply

Finding aids: A full version of the catalogue can be searched online at


Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited at the Glamorgan Record Office by a private depositor



Archivist's note: Compiled by David Morris for the ANW project. The following source was used for compilation: Glamorgan Record Office finding aids.

Rules or conventions: Description follows Archives Network Wales guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition; AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: August 2004

Estate administration | England | Somerset
Estate administration | Wales | Glamorgan
Hill, Edward Stock, | Sir, | 1834-1902 | Archives

Personal names
Hill , Edward Stock , 1834-1902 , Knight

Corporate names

Barry (Wales)
Bristol (England)
Caerau (Cardiff, Wales)
Cardiff (Wales)
Sicily (Italy)
Somerset (England)

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