Henry Hill: Precedents and Heraldic Memoranda

Scope and Content

A collection of heraldic questions, memoranda, precedents, accounts of fees and other papers compiled by Henry Hill and written in his hand, 156 folios. The volume includes a copy of a letter from S. Martin Leake to [Francis] Hutcheson, 20 December 1733 (fo. 37), and an account of the coronation of King George II (fo. 88).

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Hill (d. 1774), Windsor Herald.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by the Revd T.A. Walker, 1911.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.

Custodial History

The volume was formerly part of the collection of Sir Albert W. Woods, Garter King, whose initials are stamped on the back.