John Hilder was born 8 October 1825 in Mountfield, East Sussex, England to John Gilbert (1802-1875) and Hannah Hilder (1802) and died 4 November 1886 in Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Elizabeth Dunk (1832-1886) 27 April 1850 in Cobbitty, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from England, the United Kingdom.

He arrived in Australia in 1841 on the Marquis of Hastings.


Offspring of John Hilder and Elizabeth Dunk (1832-1886)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Jesse William Hilder (1850-1899) 28 August 1850 Camden, New South Wales, Australia 26 August 1899 Petersham, New South Wales, Australia Harriet Jane Sheather (1854-1916)

Alexander Hilder (1852-1929) 12 May 1852 Narellan, New South Wales, Australia 5 May 1929 North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Charlotte Reynolds (1852-1926)

Charlotte Hannah Hilder (1854-c1911)
Esther Hilder (1857-c1934)
Elizabeth Hilder (1859-?)
John Hilder (1862-c1932) 9 March 1862 Camden, New South Wales, Australia 1932 Lismore, New South Wales, Australia Gertrude Maria Channell (1873-1907)

Henry Hilder (1864-c1935)
David Hilder (1867-c1946)
Robert Hilder (1870-c1954)
Sarah Keturah Hilder (1874-1875)

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¶ Death
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