Francis Hill

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For other people named Francis Hill, see Francis Hill (disambiguation).

Sir James William Francis Hill CBE (1899–1980) was a British solicitor and leading historian of Lincoln and Lincolnshire. He was the third Chancellor of the University of Nottingham. He also served as a Councillor, Alderman and Mayor of Lincoln.

The Sir Francis Hill Community Primary School in Bristol Drive, Lincoln was named in his honour.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Francis Hill Primary School". Sir Francis Hill Community Primary School. Sir Francis Hill Community Primary School. Retrieved 17 June 2013. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
The Duke of Portland
Chancellor of the University of Nottingham
1971–1978
Succeeded by
Gordon Hobday