Charles Hill 1831-1899

  • Hill renamed the mansion, Clevedon Hall.
  • Two of his daughters held their wedding celebrations here (in 1888 and 1898).
  • He entered his father’s shipbuilding business in 1845 aged just 16.
  • Founded Bristol City Line which crossed the Atlantic to America.
  • The Hill family loved to dress-up and throw ‘Theatricals’, or what we know as amateur dramatics, here at the hall
John McCarthy