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Brittany Man, eeb, Imperdix, Tim Cartmell
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#610868 02/10/2022 12:20 AM
by Tim Cartmell
Tim Cartmell
I was recently looking at a vintage British shotgun that had replacement barrels branded HARRY HILL OF JESSE HILL, ASH TREE RD, STIRCHLEY, B'HAM. I had never heard of this Birmingham gunmaker, so I had a Google and found the following article by Vic Venters on the Westley Richards website. I thought it was quite interesting. Apparently still in business under "The Last Hill. A gunmaker stepping back in time."

Jesse Hill

The Last Hill

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#610902 Feb 10th a 05:23 PM
by Imperdix
Two good articles,thanks for sharing ! That`s another man who should sit down and record his knowledge of the family history properly !!!
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#610962 Feb 12th a 01:46 AM
by Roy Hebbes
Roy Hebbes
In David Williams book ,The Birmingham Gun Trade, pages 160-163 are excellent pictures of Haydyn hill at work in his Stirchley,Birmingham shop.
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