Phillip Hilbert Jnr

PHILLIP HILBERT was bapt: 23 Dec 1821 at St Mary The Virgin Church, Boxley, Kent to parents Lucy and Phillip Hilbert and he died 25 Nov 1893 in Dartford, Kent.
He mar:  (1) MARY ANN JARRETT 08 Feb 1849 in St Nicolas with St Mary, Strood, Kent, daughter of WILLIAM JARRETT. His sister Lydia Hilbert was a witness. Mary was born Abt. 1822 in Chatham, Kent, and died 1871 in Dartford, Kent aged 49 years.
Uniform Corporal Royal Marines
PHILIP HILBERT of Boxley, near Maidstone, Kent, Age 20 years 10 months, Labourer, Not apprenticed, Not married, Fit in limb, Agreed to serve until legally discharged, on 29th January 1838 by Sergeant Rose. He was paid 3 Bounty.
Signed an oath by his mark X at Rochester on 31st January 1838, which was witnessed by Serg. Rose. Magistrate Geo. David
Phillip's Description:- Height 5ft 7in. ; Complexion - Fresh, Eyes - Grey, Hair - Dark, No distinguishing marks
Private 31 Jan 1838 - 13 Aug 1843; 
Corporal: 14 Aug 1843 - 8 May 1848;  
Sergeant: 9 May 1848 - 4  Jul 1859
He served a total of 21 years and 5 months on these ships - Blenheim 18 Apr 1839 - 28 Mar 1843; Camperdown 4 Feb 1844 - 19 Jul 1844;  Queen 20 Jul 1844 - 1 Feb 1845;  Trafalgar 2 Jul 1845 - 30 Jun 1848; in all, he was afloat 8 years 129 days
Phillip was a Sergeant in Royal Marines from 1838 to 1856 living at Middle Street, Brompton, Chatham, Kent
In 1861 he had 10 acres and employed 1 man - is a Market Gardener growing fruit at Wilmington Garden, Dartford Road, Dartford, Kent. In 1881, now aged 59 years has 16 acres and employing 2 men, a boy and a Greenwich Pensioner to assist him.
In 1893 Phillip's death occurred aged 71 years - he is recorded in "Dartford Historical Notes (1933)" as a smallholder in the period 1874 to 1887 and was President of the Farmer's Club (1887) and Committee Member of Science and Arts Classes (1892/93)
On the 1874 Election Register, a voter at Dartford Road, Dartford (House and Land) and also had a property occupied by a third party at High Street, Gillingham, Kent.
Phillip and Mary Ann Hilbert had 6 children:
i. Philip William (b. 1850, Chatham, Kent and died 1931 in Edmonton aged 80 yrs) In 1854 -56 lived Middle Stm Brompton, Chatham; 1861 (age 10 yrs) to 1871 (aged 20 unmarried) lived Wilmington Garden, Darford Rd, Dartford, Kent; 1881 lived Old Rookery, 57 The Street, Wilmington;  Occ: market gardener with 8 acres; 1883 High St, Wilmington. In 1891 (aged 50) Occ: market gardener, cowkeeper and car man and 1908 sheep farmer
He mar: 29 May 1875 to ELIZABETH EYLES in Dartford Parish Church, daughter of ROBERT EYLES (occ; labourer). She was born 1849 in Darenth, Dartford, Kent, and died 1930 in Edmonton aged 80 yrs) Their children
a. PHILLIP WILLIAM HILBERT, b. 19 Dec 1880, High st. Wilmington, Kent; occ: 1908 greengrocer; 1901 fur filler at Cartridge Works; d. 1919, London.  He mar: (1) 6 Jul 1908 at Lewisham Registrar Office, to Margaret (Maggie) Isabel Maud Wain (b: 11 Oct 1882, Worcester to parents William Wain, occ: cartage contrator; and mother Isabella; d: 1970 Dartford Kent)
Their children:
               Their dau Delyce Margaret mar: Peter H Todd
2 KATHLEEN I M HILBERT mar: Vernon J Wells
3 ARTHUR R HILBERT b: 1919; d: 1919 Drtford Kent
2nd spouse: PWH mar: 1958 Dartford, Kent to Mary Eleanor Manning (b: 7 May 1908 d: 1986 Bromley, Kent
b ELIZABETH ALICE HILBERT, b. 22 Apr 1883, High St, Wilmington, Kent; occ: machinist in Chemical Works; m. Sep 1905 toARTHUR BOND SMITH at Edmonton.
ii. Mary Ann (b. 1852, Chatham, Kent . She mar; 3 Jul 1869 (1) SAMSON TRELIVING JOLL in Residence of William Beale, New Plymouth, New Zealand, son of SAMUEL JOLL and ELIZABETH SEELERING. He was b 1843 in New Plymouth, New Zealand, and died 1909 in Wellington.
She mar: (2) 16 Sep 1875 ALFRED REYNOLDS SMITH in Dartford Parish Church, son of THOMAS SMITH whose occ; brickmaker ) Their son
a Alfred Phillip Smith mar: Jane ? with children Roy Alfred; Harry Percy and Ernest Howard Smith
iii. George Frederick (b. 23 May 1854, Middle St, Old Brompton, Kent son of Phillip Hilbert, Srgnt Royal Marines and mother Mary Ann nee Jarrett; he d. 27 Sep 1925, Dartford, Kent aged 71 yrs) Occ: 1871 opticians Apprentice; 1881-1891 market gardener at Wilmington Garden, Darford Rd, Dartford, Kent; 1881 Bristow's Farm, Hook, 94 The Green, Wilmington; 1923 retired at No 2 Mill Cottages, The Brent, Dartford.
He mar: 2 Nov 1884 to HARRIETT BUTTERS in Wilmington, Kent, daughter of FRANCIS BUTTERS (occ: tailor) She was born 1858 in Market Drayton, Salop, and died 1923 in Dartford, Kent. Dau. of GEORGE HILBERT and HARRIETT BUTTERS 
a  HARRIETT LOUISE HILBERT, b. 1897, Dartford, Kent; m. 1926 to ERNEST BALLARD at Bromley.
iv. Charles Henry (b. 11 Mar 1856, Old Brompton, Kent; Occ: 1871 bricklayer's apprentice; 1879 - 1881 Norfolk Tce, Sidcup, Footscray - Greengrocer, poulterer; 1891 3 Shirley Terrace, Foots Cray, Kent - Market gardener and 1901 at Footscray, Kent - Greengrocer and Fishmonger. he d. 09 May 1914, Bromley, Kent.
He mar: 16 Feb 1879 to CLARA EVENDEN in St Margarets, Rochester, daughter of WILLIAN EVENDEN (1828-1898) and ROSETTA NEWLYN (1828-1905) She was born Jun 1858 in Rochester, Kent, and died 1939 in Dartford, Kent aged 82 yrs. Children of CHARLES HILBERT and CLARA EVENDEN are:
a. CHARLES HENRY HILBERT ( b. 12 Nov 1879, Sidcup, Kent; occ: 1901  bricklayer; d. 17 Apr 1957, Toronto, Canada) mar: Canada to MABEL IRENE EARLE (b: 26 Oct 1885; d: 15 Apr 1951 
Their children: Verna Irene b 1922; Russell Earle b: 1925; Doreen Frances b 1925
b. FRANK WILLIAM HILBERT, b. Abt. 1881; occ: grocer Foots Cray and Sidcup, Kent; d. 16 Dec 1967 retired Provision Merchant at Bromley, Kent aged 82 yrs.
He mar; (1) 1903 at Wandsworth to JESSIE DOLE (b: 1881 Burton, Staffs; d; 1912 Bromley, Kent aged 30 yrs) Their children:
1. Clarence William Hilbert (b: 25 Jan 1906 bromley, Kent - d: 30 Oct 1997 Sidcup, Kent) mar: 1937 to Constance Mildred Philpott (b: 19 Mar 1906 Cuckfield, E Sussex; d: 24 Jan 1985 Bexley, Kent)
               Daus: are Patricia Ann and Margaret Jean Hilbert
2. Esther Hilbert (b; Feb 1911 Bromley Kent; d; 10 Jul 2001 Tonbridge, Kent) mar: Jun 1939 at Bromley to Wallace Vincent McKay (b: 3 Mar 1906; d: Jan 1987
              Their children are Rodney Clive and Susan Maureen McKay
3. Ivy F Hilbert b 1912 She was brought up by her aunt Clara Ethel Boyle and used Boyle as her surname. She mar 1933 her uncle Arther S Grote after his wife Eva Laura died; This ended in div - she mar an American and went to USA to live.
Frank remarried 1915 at Wandsworth to his wife's sister EMMA DOLE (b: 1883 Burton, Staffs; d: 21 Nov 1965 Bromley, Kent)
c. GEORGE HAROLD HILBERT 9 b. 1882, Sidcup, Kent; occ: 1901 greengrocer's asst living at 3 Shirley Tce; 1908 greengrocer (journeyman) living at 1 longlands Parade, Sidcup, Foots Cray, Kent  1938 Fruiter's asst living at 46 Bedford Rd, Sidcup, Kent; d. 16 Dec 1938, Chislehurst, Kent aged 57 yrs)
He mar 25 Jun 1908 to FLORENCE MAY HALL (b: 15 May 1881 Shoreham, Kent; d: 30 Aug 1972 Queen Mary's Hosp. Sidcup, Kent) Their children;
1. Elsie May Hilbert (b 5 oct 1908 Bromley Kent; Occ 1908 Acconts Clerk; d: 10 Nov 1968 Eltham, Woolwich) mar: 16 Apr 1933 to William Edmund Grundon at Chrictchurch, Longlands, Sidcup, Kent; (b 1909 - his father Christopher Grundon; occ; motor proprieter; 1943 farmer; 1962 Haulage contractor; d; 1972) They div: 10 Aug 1949
                      Their daughter Daphne Grundon
2. Harold Charles Hilbert(b: 23 Dec 1909 Chislehurst, Bromley, Kent; d; 1910 Bomley Kent
d. CLARA ETHEL HILBERT, b. Abt. 1885, Sidcup, Kent. mar: abt Jun 1909 to George Boyle  Their son was Leonard Boyle and she brought up Ivy dau of deceased sister-in-law
e. EMMIE ROSETTA HILBERT (b. 13 Apr 1887, Sidcup, Kent; d. 16 Jun 1973) mar: abt Jun 1917 to EDGAR GUY LEE (21 Dec 1887; d: May 1938)
                            Daughters were Joan b 1920 and Barbara Lee b: 1923 
f. ALFRED REGINALD HILBERT, b. 13 Aug 1889, Sidcup, Kent; d. 13 May 1967, Lansdowne, PA, USA.  He mar: MATILDA MILLER in Philadelphia, USA.
                           Their son Alfred Reginald Hilbert
g. JESSIE ALICE HILBERT, b. 1892, Bromley, Kent; m. ARTHUR WARD, Boston, Mass, USA.
h. STANLEY HILBERT, b. 29 Sep 1894, Sidcup, Kent; occ: grocer; d. 26 Dec 1978, Bookham Surrey) mar: 1916 to NELLIE VIOLET PEARCE (b: 8 Apr 1895 Woolwich; d: 20 Apr 1985 Surrey)
                           Daughter is Monica Hilbert mar ? Suffolk
i. EVA LAURA HILBERT, b. 1897, Sidcup, Kent; d. Bef. 1930; m; 19 jun 1922 at Sidcup to  ALBERT S GROTE, 19 Jun 1922, Sidcup, Kent.
v. John (b. 1858, Chatham, Kent; occ: 1881 Optical instrument maker - lived Royal Charlotte, pub in Crayford; 1883 - 1906 Optician; d. 29 May 1913, Sidcup, Kent) He mar: 23 Aug 1883 to EMMA ELENOR WHALE in St Paulinus, Crayford, Kent, daughter of JAMES WHALE and SARAH. She was b: Abt. 1863 in Swanley, Kent, and d:  13 Jul 1918 in Dartford, Kent aged 55 yrs.
Children of JOHN HILBERT and EMMA WHALE are:
a. EMMA ELEANOR WHALE HILBERT, bapt. 29 Jun 1884 Craford, Kent; m. 6 Mar 1906 to ERNEST MONTEGUE MARTIN, a stone mason, at Bromley; He was b: ab 1881 - Father Thomas Martin (occ. monumental mason)
b. GERTRUDE SARAH HILBERT, b. Abt. 1890, Crayford, Kent; m. abt Oct 1918 to OSCAR JAMES SMITH
vi. FANNY HILBERT (b. 23 Oct 1859, Dartford, Kent; d. 14 Nov 1944, WW2 bombing, Eltham, London; m. abt Jun 1885 to FREDERICK GROOMBRIDGE, 1885, Dartford)
Now a widower, Phillip married (2) SARAH AUGER on 01 Jan 1872 at New Brompton, Kent, a Spinster, aged 33 year. She was the daughter of GEORGE AUGER a Town Carter and AMY. Witnesses:- William King and Ann King. Sarah was born 1839 in Luton, Chatham, Kent, and died 25 Jun 1896 aged 57 years in Dartford, Kent.
Phillip and Sarah had 4 children -
a. Sarah Amy Hilbert ( bapt. 17 Nov 1872, Holy Trinity, Dartford, Kent; occ: 1891 pupil teacher; 1901 Elemnetary School teacher; d. 11 Apr 1959 - left all her money to St Peters Church. Nextable),
b. Amy Eliza Hilbert ( bapt. 23 Aug 1874, Dartford, Kent; 1891 pupil teacher; 1901 elementary School teacher; d. 11 Mar 1948, Dartford, Kent aged 73 yrs of 2 Manor Cottages, Fawkden, Kent)
c. Benjamin Jarrett  Hilbert (b. 09 May 1876, Dartford, Kent; bapt: 4 Jun 1876 Strood, Ken; occ: 1891 market gardener; 1919 Private in RASC; d. 26 Jan 1919, 4th Northern General Hosp., Lincoln. (War Graves Commission: Driver B J Hilbert - on list of honor at Woolwich (Plumstead Cem. panel 410)
He mar. PHOEBE HAYWORTH 1914 in Dartford, Kent. She was b: 1882 in Dartford, Kent, and d: 1936 in Woolwich aged 53 yrs.
1. BENJAMIN J P HILBERT, b. Abt. Mar 1916, Woolwich; d. Bef. Oct 1916, Sheffield, Yorks.
d. Lucy Lydia Elizabeth (b. 1878, Dartford, Kent; occ; 1896 pupil teacher; 1901 Elementary school teacher; did not marry; d. 10 Jun 1957, Dartford, Kent aged 78 yrs)
Will Transcript: WILL SOMERSET HOUSE This is the last Will and Testament of me, Phillip Hilbert of 132, Dartford Road, Dartford, Kent, Market Gardener. I give, devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my wife Sarah Hilbert, formerly, Sarah Auger, spinster, daughter of George Auger of Luton, Chatham, Kent, carman, for her own absolute use and benefit. I appoint Sarah Hilbert and Benjamin Hilbert of Sidcup, Kent, builder, Executrix and executor of this my Will and I hereby revoke all former Wills by me at any time made. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the 17th day of November 1880. Witnesses: Plant Wakelin and Edward Waterman, Clerks to Messrs J. & J. C. Hayward, Solicitors, Dartford, Kent Probate was granted in London on 8th December 1893 to Sarah Hilbert, widow, the surviving Executor. Effects:- 302. 5s. 11d.
Will Transcript: Will made on 31.12.1894 and proved in London 8.8.1896
THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me SARAH HILBERT of 29 Shepherds Lane Dartford in the County of Kent the widow of Philip Hilbert formerly Sarah Auger spinster I give and bequeath to Philip William Hilbert my late husbands walking stick and medal, to Mary Ann Smith the white and gold china tea service; To George Hilbert a writing desk and cigar case; to Charles Henry Hilbert a mahogany table; to John Hilbert a chest of drawers and to Fanny Groombridge a looking glass. I direct my four children Sarah Amy Amy Eliza Benjamin Jarrett and Lucy Lydia Elizabeth shall be allowed to select and take for their own use such articles and furniture in my house as they may desire the articles and furniture so taken by them to be of equal value And as to the residue and remainder of my real and personal estate I give and bequeath the same to the said Philip William Hilbert of Wilmington, Kent, Cowkeeper and Edward Waterman of Dartford Kent, Auctioneer Upon trust as soon as conveniently may be after my decease to sell and convert the same into money and to deposit the net proceeds of such sale in the Post Office Savings Bank I direct my Trustees and executors hereinafter named to withdraw from the Savings Bank such sum or sums of money as in their discretion they may consider necessary for the support of my youngest child Lucy Lydia Elizabeth to enable her to complete her studies as a pupil teacher in any public elementary school and on the said Lucy Lydia Elizabeth attaining the age of twenty one years or dying before then I direct my trustees and executors to divide the remainder of any such money unto and equally between my aforesaid four children Sarah Amy,  Amy Eliza,  Benjamin Jarrett and Lucy Lydia Elizabeth if living and I hereby appoint the said Philip William Hilbert and Edward Waterman trustees and EXECUTORS of this my Will IN WITNESS whereof I have heretoset my hand this thirty first day of December one thousand eight hundred and ninetyfour Signed by the testatrix as and for her last will and testament in the presence of us who in her presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:-MAUDE WATERMAN and BERTIE WATERMAN 'Lyndhurst'Tower Road Dartford On the 8th day of August 1896
Probate of this Will was granted to Philip William Hilbert and Edward Waterman the executors

Hilbert researchers: Mr Geo F HILBERT 32 Lancaster Drive, VERWOOD, Dorset BH31 6TG and his wife Patricia. Please contact them if you can add to the Hilbert family research which they kindly shared with their antipodean relatives.

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