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  • Hilder family

    Interesting note (and I need to come back with details) but from memory. There was a connection between the Pelham and Hilder family recorded in 1825. … read more

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  • Family History of Hilder

    John Pelham: I am also interested in discovering the origin of the Hilder of Hilder’s Cliff, Rye, as I was myself a Hilder before I married. There is/was quite a large family of Hilders who nearly all originated in East Sussex, so it is quite likely that the cliff was named after one. But what … read more

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  • Hilder’s Cliff

    Can anyone tell me: 1. the origin of the name ‘Hilder’s Cliff’ (nr the Landgate in Rye) and 2. whether ‘Hilder’ was ever used as a forename or a surname. Thank you … read more

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