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Sir Rowland Hill

Sir Rowland Hill

Birth
Kidderminster, Wyre Forest District, Worcestershire, England
Death 27 Aug 1879 (aged 83)
Hampstead, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England
Burial Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England
Plot Chapel of St.Paul
Memorial ID 7081 · View Source
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Invented the Penny postage system. He was also secretary to the Postmaster General form 1846 to 1854. From 1854 to 1864 he was Chief Secretary to the Post Office.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7081
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sir Rowland Hill (3 Dec 1795–27 Aug 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7081, citing Westminster Abbey, Westminster, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .