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John Hilbert

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John Hilbert (c1733-1819) of Wandsworth

Upper Mill, The Grove, Sutton. By the late 18th century the mill was old fashioned, and the new owner, John Hilbert of Wandsworth, employed John Smeaton to design a modern one

1819 Died aged 86 years [1]

1819 Auction of John Hilbert's estate.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Tuesday, Jan 19, 1819