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Rowland Clegg Clegg-Hill, 3rd Viscount Hill (5 December 1833-30 March 1895), known as Rowland Hill until 1872, was a British Conservative politician.

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Background

Born Rowland Hill, he was the son of Rowland Hill, 2nd Viscount Hill, and Anne, daughter of Joseph Clegg. In 1872 he assumed by Royal license the additional surname of Clegg.

Political career

Hill sat as Member of Parliament for Shropshire North between 1857 and 1865. In 1875 he succeeded his father in the viscountcy and entered the House of Lords.

Personal life

Lord Hill died in March 1895, aged 61, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son, Rowland.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Ormsby-Gore
John Whitehall Dod
Member of Parliament for Shropshire North
1857–1865
With: John Whitehall Dod 1857–1859
John Ormsby-Gore 1859–1865
Succeeded by
John Ormsby-Gore
Hon. Charles Cust
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Rowland Hill
Viscount Hill
1875–1895
Succeeded by
Rowland Richard Clegg-Hill

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