John Hill 1612/3-1682

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John HILL 1612/3-1682

Biographical Note

Son of Guy Hill, of Bristol. Matriculated at Lincoln College, Oxford, but no graduation recorded. Vicar of Bitton, Gloucestershire 1637, of Elburton 1643; rector of Newton Ferrers, Devon 1652 (ejected 1661); licensed to preach as a presbyterian at Exeter, 1672.


Hill's will refers to “all my French books”; we do not know the extent of his library, and his whole estate was valued at only £25 5s.

Characteristic Markings

None of Hill's books have been identified.


  • Foster, J., Alumni Oxonienses, Oxford, 1891.
  • Matthews, A. G. Calamy revised. Oxford, 1934.