Hildesley, Mark a clergyman of the Church of England, was born in 1698 at Murson, Kent. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, lie became, in 1735, after filling several minor positions, rector of Holwell, Bedfordshire, and in 1755 bishop of Sodor and Man. He died December 7, 1772. He was instrumental in the translation of the Scriptures into the Manx language. See Weeden Butler, Life; Hook, Eccl. Biog. 6, 71.