Hannah was born in 1853 at Sarn Bridge Flintshire. Her parents were Thomas and Jane Suckley and Thomas was a millwright. In 1861 they were living at Tallern Green, Worthenbury and then 8 years old Hannah was one of 5 children – Elizabeth, George, Hannah, Mary Ann and Thomas.
By 1871 Hannah was in Salford as a servant for Albert and Eileen Hamer but she was back at Sarn Bank in 1881 living with her parents and siblings. These are recorded as Mary J 36(a nurse), Mary A 26 (a dressmaker), Thomas 22 (a millwright) and Jane 19.
On 3/4/1883 Hannah was married to George Cobbett Hillman, a clerk, at St Cyprians Edge Hill, West Derby (a district of Lancashire).
By 1901 Hannah Hillman was a widow and living at 2 Chapel Street, Oswestry with her widowed mother Jane Suckley (age 81), according to the census which took place on 31st March. However, her mother Jane died on 4th April the same year. Hannah was 48 years old and her occupation was ‘sick nurse on own account’.
In 1911(age 52) Hannah was living at 53 Ferrers Road with her sister Jane Suckley (age 49). Jane was a ‘monthly nurse’. Also at the property were John Meredith Maltby, a patient (age 65); Charles Edward Maltby, a boarder and private schoolmaster (age 61) and Sallie Wynn (age 18) a domestic servant. Sallie was the daughter of Thomas Wynn general labourer and Eliza Wynn of Race Course Oswestry. She was one of 6 children Thomas, George, Mary, David and Robert, all born in Selatynn.
Jane died in Oswestry in 1926. Hannah died on 8th March 1931 at 8 Cottage Homes, Oswestry leaving £57 17s 2d to Henry Edward Cheeseman, postman.