John Thomas Mills

Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Mills was born in 1862, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Mills I, was 30 and his mother, Mary ANN Ashworth, was 29. He lived in St George Hanover Square, London, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Gorton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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John Mills I
Mary ANN Ashworth
John Thomas Mills
Elizabeth Ann Mills
Joseph Mills
Lydia Mills
Mary Jane Mills
Emily Mills

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World Events (8)

1867 · The Manchester Martyrs are Hung

Age 5

William Allen, Michael Larkin, and Michael O’Brien were from Ireland but moved to Manchester and were active Fenians. They were part of an ambush to help two Fenians escape prison. These three men were executed and are now referred to as the Manchester Martyrs. The Irish community in Manchester go to the spot where they were executed to commemorate their sacrifice.

Age 22

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1894 · Tower Bridge Completed

Age 32

Tower Bridge was completed in 1894. It is built across the Thames and is a suspension bridge. It has gothic towers on either side of it and is sometimes confused with the London Bridge. It is also the oldest bridge in London.

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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  • John Thomas Mills in household of John Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Mills in household of John Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Mills in household of John Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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