Thomas Mills1

M, #1521, b. circa Feb 1861, d. 10 Jan 1935
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FatherJohn Mills2 b. 27 Apr 1824
MotherSusan Hunt b. between 3 Apr 1826 and 1 Apr 1828, d. Jun 1901
     Thomas Mills was born circa Feb 1861 in Debenham, Suffolk, England.3 He was the son of John Mills and Susan Hunt.2 Thomas Mills was baptized on 5 May 1861 in St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, Suffolk, England.4 The marriage of Thomas Mills and Alice Jane Stearn was registered in the Dec 1885 quarter in the Hoxne registration district.5 Thomas Mills married Mary Ella Smith, daughter of George Wright and Mary Ann Smith, on 26 Dec 1892 in St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, Suffolk, England; Thomas was a Widower at the time of his marriage to Mary. Witnesses were John Mills & Mary Gaskin.2 As of 20 Apr 1913, Thomas Mills lived at Debenham, Suffolk, England.4 He died on 10 Jan 1935 in Messrs. Knights Sale Yard, Stowmarket, Suffolk, England.6 As of 10 Jan 1935, Thomas Mills lived at Priory House, Debenham, Suffolk, England.6 He was buried after 10 Jan 1935 in The Cemetery, Debenham, Suffolk, England.7 His estate was probated on 13 Mar 1935 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England; Effects £337 10s. 9d.6

Children of Thomas Mills and Alice Jane Stearn

Children of Thomas Mills and Mary Ella Smith

Census

DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
7 Apr 1861John MillsThomas Mills was listed as a member of the household of John Mills in the 1861 census in Low Road, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Susan Hunt, Lydia Mills, Sarah Mills and Eliza Mills.3
2 Apr 1871John MillsThomas Mills was listed as a member of the household of John Mills in the 1871 census in Stonham Road, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Susan Hunt, Lydia Mills, Emma Mills, John Mills and Jane Mills.8
3 Apr 1881Thomas MillsHe was listed in the 1881 census in Woodbridge Road, Framlingham, Suffolk, England. Boarder in the Household of Henry Stephen Clarke.9
5 Apr 1891Thomas MillsHe was listed as head of household in the 1891 census in Church Row, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Alice Maud Mills, Alfred Ernest Mills and Emma Mills.10
31 Mar 1901Thomas MillsHe was listed as head of household in the 1901 census in The Angel Inn, Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Mary Ella Smith, Alice Maud Mills, Alfred Ernest Mills, Thomas Mills, John Mills, Violet Eliza Mills, Stanley George Mills, Frank Leonard Mills and William Mills.1
2 Apr 1911Thomas MillsHe was listed as head of household in the 1911 census in Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Mary Ella Smith, John Mills, Violet Eliza Mills, Frank Leonard Mills, William Mills, Harry Mills, Queenie Edith Mary Mills and Stanley Victor Mills 10 children born alive, 9 still living, 1 died.11

Occupation

DateOccupation
30 Mar 1881Gardener9
5 Sep 1886Dealer4
18 Jan 1888Dealer4
27 Apr 1890Dealer4
5 Apr 1891Licenced Hawker10
26 Dec 1892Hawker2
1896Angel Inn & Hardware dealer12
31 Mar 1901Beer House Keeper1
2 Apr 1911Carrier & Coal Merchant's Labourer11
20 Apr 1913Cab Driver4
Last Edited=14 May 2017

Citations

  1. [S3] Online image of the 1901 Census for England & Wales (1901 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG13; Piece: 1768; Folio: 90; Page: 9."
  2. [S35] Microfilm of the Marriages of St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).
  3. [S26] Online image of the 1861 Census for England & Wales (1861 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG 9; Piece: 1155; Folio: 107; Page: 20; GSU roll: 542764."
  4. [S36] Microfilm of the Baptisms of St. Mary Magdalene, Debenham, 1754 to 1899 (Suffolk Record Office, unknown film number).
  5. [S12] General Record Office Indexes to Marriages, 1837 - 2005 (General Register Office) "Dec 1885 Hoxne 4a 1284."
  6. [S312] Probate of Thomas Mills of Debenham, proved in the Ipswich Probate Court, 13th March, 1935 (Probate Registry).
  7. [S131] Website Find A Grave (http://www.findagrave.com).
  8. [S15] Online image of the 1871 Census for England & Wales (1871 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "lass: RG10; Piece: 1742; Folio: 109; Page: 33; GSU roll: 830776."
  9. [S25] Online image of the 1881 Census for England & Wales (1881 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG11; Piece: 1885; Folio: 31; Page: 56; GSU roll: 1341455."
  10. [S16] Online image of the 1891 Census for England & Wales (1891 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.com) "Class: RG12; Piece: 1462; Folio: 73; Page: 8; GSU roll: 6096572."
  11. [S2] Online image of the 1911 Census for England & Wales (1911 Census - England & Wales, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: RG14; Piece: 10752; Schedule Number: 36."
  12. [S138] Kelly's Suffolk Directory, 1896 (Suzie Morley, unknown repository reference) "Page 106/107."