John Mills

18 May 1834–
Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Mills was born on 18 May 1834, in Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, England, his father, Charles Milnes Mills, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Ellis, was 40. He lived in Carlton in Lindrick, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841.

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Charles Milnes Mills
Sarah Ellis
Elizabeth Mills
Anne Mills
Charles Milnes
Mary Mills
Mills or Miller
George Mills
William Milnes
Henry Mills
John Mills

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World Events (8)


Age 9

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 20

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 46

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Mill 1.2 English: either a metronymic form of Mill 2, or a variant of Miles .3 Irish: in Ulster this is the English name, but elsewhere in Ireland it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • John Mills in household of Charles Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • John Milnes in household of Charles Milnes, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • John Milnes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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