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Arthur Hill Arthur Hill i(A139234 works by)
; Died: Ceased: 23 Mar 1834 Sydney, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
Arrived in Australia: 1819
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Arthur Hill arrived in Sydney as a convict in 1819 and was granted a certificate of freedom in 1825. Hill worked as a printer for the Sydney Monitor and the Australian, ran the Hyde Park Tavern and, later, the Rose & Crown Inn with his wife Ann Hill and also found employment as an actor.

In addition to his printing activities, Hill launched his own publications - the South-Asian Register and Hill's Life in New South Wales - but neither met with success and both were short-lived.

Hill developed a firm friendship with Edward Smith Hall (q.v.), editor of the Sydney Monitor. The similarity in their surnames was sometimes a source of confusion for the editors of rival newspapers.

Source: Hordern House rare books catalogue, 'Sydney Printers before 1860 Chiefly from the Robert Edwards library', July 2011, http://www.hordern.com/
Sighted: 01/09/2011

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