Mills ...



The entries for people & families with the surname Mills are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

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Mills, AbelRef 464-50
[1853-1917] Son of Thomas Mills.

In [Q1] 1889, he married Elizabeth Oates in West Derby, Lancashire.

Children:

  1. Oates [1889-1890] who died aged 14 months and was buried  in Liverpool
  2. Dorothy [1895] who died aged 4 months

Abel died 1st May 1917.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3402] with their Mills grandparents

Mills, Andrew HarwoodRef 464-1742
[1980-] Actor.

Born in Halifax.

He studied acting at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama. He has made several films

Mills, FlorenceRef 464-893
[1881-1???] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district and worked as a worsted spinner at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She lived with Jonas Rushworth [1891]

Mills, Frank WallisRef 464-481
[19??-] DFC.

He was Mayor of Todmorden [1971-1972]

Mills, Dr Frederick CharlesRef 464-1359
[18??-19??] MA, MB, ChB.

He lived at Linden Terrace, Hipperholme [1922]. He was physician and certifying surgeon / medical officer to Hipperholme UDC / the Halifax Union

Mills, JamesRef 464-377
[1787-1820] Of High Sunderland, Halifax

He married Hannah [1785-1867].


Hannah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Thackrah
  2. John
  3. Edward [b 1822] who was a machine maker [1841], a  journeyman machine maker [1851]

James died 17th April 1820 (aged 33).

Hannah married (2) Joseph Gray

Hannah died 28th April 1867 (aged 82).

Members of the family were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax with grandson James Addison Mills who died 19th June 1836 (aged 10 months) 

Mills, JohnRef 464-1282
[18??-18??] Iron founder at New Bank, Halifax.

In 1855, he was declared bankrupt

Mills, JohnRef 464-1328
[1810-1860] Son of James Mills.

Born in Halifax.

He was a machine maker & iron founder employing 62 men [1851] / a machine maker at Haley Hill.

In December 1857, the firm

made an assignment for the benefit of creditors

John died 7th April 1860 (aged 50).

Members of the family were buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax with his parents

Mills, JohnRef 464-2190
[1???-18??] Recorded in 1838, when he was a member of the Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry

Mills, JosephRef 464-518
[1883-1918] Son of Margaret Jane & Adam Mills of 415 Burnley Road, Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 30th September 1918 (aged 35).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 54-60 & 163A], in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Oddfellows' Hall, Todmorden

Mills, LeslieRef 464-1509
[19??-1944] He worked for Mollett's, Northgate.

In [Q2] 1938, he married Ellen Pearson in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Shirley [b 1938]
  2. Joan [b 1940]

They lived at 18 All Souls' Terrace, Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died of wounds in the Indian theatre in 1944 (aged 28).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Mills, MargaretRef 464-884
[1879-1???] Born in Liverpool.

She was one of the children who came to the district and worked as a worsted spinner at Calvert's Mill at Wainstalls.

She lived with Jonas Rushworth [1891]

Mills, Rev P.Ref 464-651
[19??-19??] He was vicar of Calderbrook, Manchester before becoming Vicar of Southowram [1978]

Mills, SallyRef 464-7150
[1812-1905] In 1835, she married John Holt.

At their wedding celebrations at the Hollins Inn, Walsden, John broke his leg.

They had no children.

After John's death, Sally married John Haworth [1814-1876].

They were buried at Cloughfoot Independent Congregational Chapel with Sally's first husband John Holt

Mills, SamuelRef 464-773
[1???-18??] He was appointed Surveyor of the Highways for Barkisland [1835]

Mills, T. G.Ref 464-1538
[18??-19??] Of Stoneswood House, Todmorden.

He was Managing Director of Lord Brothers Limited.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Kathleen Foster who married [2nd August 1913] Stewart  Patterson from Edinburgh

Mills, ThackrahRef 464-1642
[1808-1871] Son of James Mills.

Born in Northowram.

He was a cotton manufacturer (employer) [1861] / a Halifax Councillor [1861-1864].

He built Stoney Royd Mills, Halifax.

On 1st November 1833, he married Jane Duncan in Halifax.


Jane was the daughter of Addison Duncan
 

Children:

  1. James Addison [August 1835-19th June 1836] who died aged  10 months, & was buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax  with his Mills grandparents
  2. Ann [1838-1891] who married George Frederick Smeeton
  3. Henry Duncan who died 25th November 1859 (aged 5 years &  12 weeks), & was buried with his parents

They lived at 3 St James's Road, Halifax [1891].

Living with them [in 1851] were Jane's father Addison Duncan & brother Charles Duncan.

Jane died 24th August 1870 (aged 61).

Thackrah died 27th January 1871 (aged 63).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 146]

Mills, ThomasRef 464-1614
[1891-1915] Brother of Mr T. Scarborough of 15 Garden Street, Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 23rd June 1915 (aged 24).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 21 & 31]

Mills, ThomasRef 464-24
[1820-1886] Halifax hairdresser & toy dealer.

In 1851, he is recorded as


residing at the sign of the
Buckingham, Bull Green, and later, being a beer seller
 

He was listed as insolvent April 1855.

Children:

  1. Jonathan [1849-1855]
  2. Abel
  3. Lucy Ann [1854-1883] who married Thomas Carney
  4. James Normington who married Rachel and had son  Thomas [1865-1871]
  5. Mary Hannah who married [Halifax Q2 1881] John Henry  Hey and had son Harry [1889-1892]

Thomas died 19th February 1886 (aged 66).

Hannah died 21st June 1888 (aged 67).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3402]

Mills, TomRef 464-644
[1917-1943] Son of Sarah & Thomas Mills of Todmorden.

He married Margaret J..

They lived in Todmorden.

During World War II, he served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 27th February 1943 (aged 26).

He was buried at Medjez-El-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia [Grave Ref 16 G 19].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on Patmos War Memorial

Mills, WilliamRef 464-759
[1868-1924] Born in Drighlington.

He was a brass finisher [1901, 1911].

In [Q2] 1891, he married Sarah Hannah Green [1869-1955] in Halifax.


Sarah Hannah was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Gilbert Alva [b 1893] who was a brass finisher's  apprentice [1911]
  2. Alma who died 24th July 1896 (aged 2 years), & was buried  with her parents
  3. Evelyn Mary [b 1897] who was a worsted winder [1911]
  4. William Kenneth [b 1909]

They lived at

  • 11 Parliament Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 25 Melville Place, Halifax [1911]

William died 26th October 1924 (aged 56).

Sarah Hannah died 5th November 1955 (aged 86).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: F-M16]

 

Mills surnameRef 464-1
There are 22 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Mills, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Mills

Marriage 1809; Death 1899

 



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