Henry Herbert Wills
He was the son of Henry Overton Wills III and Alice Hopkinson and was born in Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire. He was educated at Clifton College. He was a member of the board for the Imperial Tobacco Company.
His name is particularly associated with Bristol University. He was responsible for meeting the funding needed to build Wills Hall, a hall of residence for Bristol University students. He also funded the building of the H. H. Wills Physics Laboratory situated in Royal Fort Gardens. With his brother George Alfred Wills, he was responsible for the building of the Wills Memorial Building, a landmark building of Bristol University, in memory of his father.
Documents relating to H.H. Wills are held at Bristol Archives (Ref. 43050) (online catalogue). Bristol Record Office also holds records of H.H. Wills' family business, W.D. & H.O. Wills (Ref. 38169) (online catalogue). Records of Imperial Tobacco are held by Liverpool Record Office.
- History of Wills Hall
- H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory
- Building - 686 - Wills Memorial Tower - Bristol
- The London Gazette: . 8 March 1910. Retrieved 22 February 2011.
- "National Archives Discovery catalogue, Imperial Tobacco". Retrieved 3 March 2016.
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