Alexander Staveley Hill
Alexander Staveley Hill PC QC MP DL JP (21 May 1825 – 25 June 1905) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was a Member of Parliament (MP) from 1868 to 1900, representing Coventry, Staffordshire West and Kingswinford.
Hill was born in Wolverhampton, the son of Henry Hill, a banker, and his wife Anne Staveley. Having become a barrister and QC, Hill represented Coventry from 1868 to 1874, West Staffordshire from 1874 to 1885 and Kingswinford from 1885 to 1900.
During the years 1881-1884 Hill went on annual visits to western Canada and published an account of his travels, From Home to Home: Autumn Wanderings in the Northwest in the Years 1881-1884 (1885). The town of Stavely, Alberta was named after him.
He married Katherine Ponsonby and they had a son, Henry Staveley-Hill, who followed his father into the law and politics. After Katherine died Hill married again, to Mary Frances Baird, daughter of Francis Baird of St Petersburg.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Alexander Staveley Hill
- Alexander Staveley Hill (1825-1905), Barrister and politician at the National Portrait Gallery
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Samuel Carter and
|Member of Parliament for Coventry
With: Henry Eaton
Sir Henry Mather Jackson and
Sir Smith Child and
|Member of Parliament for Staffordshire West
With: Francis Monckton
Hamar Alfred Bass
|New constituency||Member of Parliament for Kingswinford
William George Webb