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Arthur Stanley Wills                           1863-1935
Arthur was born about 1863, the son of Henry Overton Wills and Alice Hopkinson, at Bristol, Gloucestershire. He was educated at Clifton, and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was a Barrister and was admitted to the bar in 1886. He was a director of W. D. and H. O. Wills Tobacco, of Bristol. He was not in good health during his latter years. He married Hilda Dewhurst.
Hilda Dewhurst                                   1864-
Hilda was born on 21 October 1864, the daughter of John Bonny and Francis Dewhurst, at Skipton, Yorkshire.
I have identified the following children.
Ronald Dewhurst Born 23 Jun 1891   Brompton, Kent Remained Single
Theodore Dewhurst Born abt 1894   Brompton, Kent Died in infancy
Wilfrid Dewhurst Born 15 Oct 1898   Brompton, Kent  

Birth of Parents
Arthur Stanley Wills b: abt 1863               Clifton, Bristol, Gloucestershire
son of Henry Overton Wills III and Alice Hopkinson

Hilda Dewhurst b: 21 Oct 1864         Skipton, Yorkshire       1864 4Q Skipton 9a 40
daughter of John Bonny and Frances Dewhurst, Aireville Hall

Marriage
abt 1890
Arthur Stanley Wills
Hilda Dewhurst
Skipton, West Riding Yorkshire       1890 3Q Skipton 9a 65

1891 Census RG12-628 3 April 1891 Bromley, Kent
New Road, Plaistow Lane, Stainton
Arthur S. Wills
Hilda (Wife)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 28
Age 26
Barristor Bristol
Skipton

Yorkshire
abt 1862
21 Oct 1864

Children
Ronald Dewhurst Wills b: 23 Jun 1891  c: 18 Sep 1891             Brompton, Kent       1891 3Q Bromley 2a 414
son of Arthur Stanley Wills and Hilda Dewhurst
Theodore Dewhurst Wills b: abt 1894               Brompton, Kent       1894 1Q Bromley 2a 428
son of Arthur Stanley Wills and Hilda Dewhurst       1894 1Q Bromley 2a 293
Wilfrid Dewhurst Wills b: 15 Oct 1898               Brompton, Kent       1898 4Q Bromley 2a 435
son of Arthur Stanley Wills and Hilda Dewhurst

1901 Census RG13-2343 1 April 1901 Walcot, Bath, Somerset
21 Royal Crescent
Arthur S. Wills
Hilda (Wife)
Wilfred D. (Son)
Henry H. Wills (Bro)
Mary C. Wills (SisLaw)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 38
Age 36
Age 2
Age 45
Age 40
Law


Tobacco Manufacturer
Bristol
Skipton
Bromley
Bristol
Somerset
Yorkshire
Kent
Somerset
London
abt 1862
21 Oct 1864
15 Oct 1898
20 Mar 1856
abt 1860

1911 Census RG14-(184) 3 April 1911 Walcot, Bath, Somerset
21 Royal Crescent   (16 Rooms)
Arthur Stanley Wills
Hilda (Wife)
Ronald Dewhurst
Wilfred Dewhurst
Plus 5 Servants
Age 48
Age 46
Age 19
Age 12
Barrister, J.P

Student
Student
Bristol
Skipton
Bromley
Bromley
Somerset
Yorkshire
Kent
Kent
abt 1862
21 Oct 1864
23 Jun 1891
15 Oct 1898

Death
Arthur Stanley Wills Died 6 Feb 1935, Age 72,     Yorkshire       1935 1Q Skipton 9a 28

The Times -  Read Obituary and Funeral Notices

BRISTOL   5 Apr 1935                         Probate
WILLS, Arthur Stanley, of Eshton Hall, Gargrave, Skipton, Yorkshire, died 6 February 1935, Probate, Bristol, 5 April, to Hilda Wills, widow, Ronald Dewhurst Wills, retired captain H.M. army, Christopher Bevan Thring, retired solicitor, and Wilfred Dewhurst Wills, M.P.   Effects £3,499,777 1s. 6d.

Death
Hilda (Dewhurst) Wills No Data


SPECIAL THANKS  to Clifford Allison, for many of the details provided above.