In the musters of the East Yorks Militia of 1781-82, one of the eight
companies was commanded by Captain Richard J Hill and on 24th April 1782,
Captain Hill is reported to have resigned, replaced by a Captain Edmund
Then in a London Gazette of 1791, a Captain Richard Hill is shown as
commissioned as Captain in the East Yorkshire militia
). Same man?
A son of my 1775 Hull born military ancestor was named Richard Hill Webster
with no previously found reason for this naming from either his father's or
Anything known of Richard Hill?