No 20 Hill Street

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20 Hill Street, St Helier


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Property name

20 Hill Street


Hill Street, St Helier

Type of property

1920 offices and shop


No recent transactions

Families and businesses associated with the property

Almanac listings

  • 1874: W Pengelly, bootmaker
  • 1900: Registrar's office
  • 1905-1920: P Le Neveu, Registrar's office
  • 1925: Pearl Life Assurance, Registrar's Office, F G Piquet, A Hamon
  • 1930: Pearl Life, E S Taylor and Co, W J Horman, F G Piquet, C S Harrison
  • 1940: Pearl Assurance, Devon Estates, H C Stewart, P Busson
  • 1950-1970: Pearl Assurance, S R Lempriere (to 1965), S J Venables, E Busson (to 1955) G Le V Fiott (from 1965)
  • 1980-1990: S J Venables and Co, Pearl Assurance

Census returns

  • 1851: John Hamblin, 30, baker, Emma, 29; George, James, Emma, Rasercia, Jassie, Mahulah. James Agnew, 22, paperhanger; Ann, 56, mother; Elizabeth, 24, sister. Mary Ann Webb, 39, seaman's wife, Jane and Joseph
  • 1861: Elizabeth Leonard, 37, dressmaker, James and Adolphus. John Pirouet, 27, carter, Caroline, 22. Julia Park, 50, laundress; Mary Ann, 14, nursemaid; Joseph, 12. Charles Nash, 89, pensioner; Louisa, 38, cook.
  • 1871: Michel Hunt, 65, Chelsea Pensioner, Mary, 55. Charles Mauger, 64, lawyer; Elizabeth, 52, cook
  • 1901: Philip Le Neveu, 66, notary public; Esther, 48, Juliette, 22

Occupation registration

In 1941 Elisabeth Busson, née Bermansehlager (1901- ) was living here

Historic Environment Record entry

Listed building

This early 20th century building retains its external character with an interesting window arrangement, contributing to the streetscape.

Mid terrace, three-storey, three-bay. Front elevation: slate roof with two modern gabled dormers, and a rooflight. Painted render finish, with running hood-mould on window openings, bands of vermiculation and rusticated render shop front to street level. Ground level, a pair of 1950's timber windows and entrance. Upper floors have single pane timber sashes with horns, top floor windows are arched and windows of the west bay are paired together in a single opening on both levels.

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