James Mills

1852–1913 (Age 61)
Bishop's Hull, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Mills was born in 1852, in Bishop's Hull, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Fouracres Mills, was 25 and his mother, Mary Richards, was 29. He married Mary Ann Swift in 1885, in Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in West Hatch, Somerset, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. He died in June 1913, in Taunton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

James Mills
Mary Ann Swift
Marriage: 1885
Edith M. Mills
Emily Gertrude Mills
William Mills
Lucy Dora Mills
Thomas V Mills
Charles M Mills

Spouse & Children

Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

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 28

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

Age 32

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • James Mills in household of George Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Mills in household of George Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Mills, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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