Thomas Mills

about 1844–
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

Thomas Mills was born about 1844, in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. He married Sarah Jane Rixon in 1870, in Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Chippenham with Tytherton Lucas, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Mills
1844–
Sarah Jane Rixon
1835–
Marriage: 1870
Ernest Prior Mills
1872–1929
John Morley Lincoln Mills
1874–1960

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1870
Chippenham, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

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 36

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 40

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Thomas Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Thomas Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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