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Thornhill is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Thornhill Francis Broome American businessman

Thornhill Francis Broome was a businessman and ranch owner in southern California, as evidenced in his ownership of the land that once belonged to his father. In addition to being a ranch owner, his business contributions are evidenced through Broome being the president of multiple companies in Illinois. His father was William Richard Broome, an English gentleman of leisure who came to Santa Barbara, California from England to find better weather for his health. His mother was Lady Frances Broome, an Englishwoman whose eccentricities often kept her in the public eye.

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Canada

Thornhill, British Columbia Place in British Columbia, Canada

The community of Thornhill is an unincorporated settlement of approximately 4,500 people on the east side of the Skeena River immediately across from the City of Terrace, British Columbia. It is connected to Terrace by the Old Skeena Bridge and the Dudley Little Bridge also known as 'the new bridge'.
Thornhill has an independent volunteer Firefighting detachment and an educational system consisting of the schools: Thornhill Primary, Thornhill Elementary, and Thornhill Junior Secondary School, sustaining a combined total of approximately 700 students from kindergarten to Grade 10.

The neighbourhood of Thornhill on the south slope of Grant Hill in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada, forms the western part of the historical community of Whonnock. The lower part along the Fraser River attracted some early settlers, but the higher land only became populated after the First World War, when Japanese farmers were among the first to open its land for agriculture. After the Japanese were evicted in 1942, their lands became available to a growing community of young white families.

Thornhill, Nova Scotia is a residential neighbourhood in Halifax on the Mainland Halifax within the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia.

South Africa

Thornhill, Kouga Place in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Thornhill is a town in Kouga Local Municipality under the Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Thornhill, Enoch Mgijima Place in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Thornhill is a rural village in Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality under the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Under the previous political dispensation it fell in the Ciskei homeland. Thornbill is the biggest village in the [Ntabethemba].

United Kingdom

Thornhill, Cardiff human settlement in United Kingdom

Thornhill is a northern suburb in the city of Cardiff, capital of Wales, south of Caerphilly.

Thornhill, Cumbria village in Cumbria, England, United Kingdom

Thornhill is a village in the county of Cumbria, England, south of Whitehaven and north of Seascale, close to St. Bees, and only a few miles from the Irish Sea. The village was created by Whitehaven Rural District Council and Egremont Urban District Council in the 1920s, as part of the national campaign to improve housing conditions, keeping a promise made by the Government to soldiers fighting the First World War. Tenants moved into the first completed houses, on Thorny Road, late in 1921.

Thornhill, Derbyshire village and civil parish in the county of Derbyshire, England

Thornhill is a village and civil parish in the county of Derbyshire, England, in the Peak District, south of Ladybower Reservoir and east of Castleton. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 census was 154.

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