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George Mills born c 1875/76

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chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 09:33

Dear All,

Wonder if you can help, I am having trouble finding George on 1881 census.

I know his natural Father died and his Mother lived with a man called Mason and the family all took that surname. Have searched on the 1891 census and can't pin point them. I have been told they lived near Lavender Hill in Battersea. On the 1901 census he is living Clarendon bulings Walworth with wife Caterine and children Edwin and Cornelius. I assumed I'd find him on the 1881 with his natural Father but can't pinpoint that either.

Thanks ;-)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 09:37

What were his parents names,and where was George born please

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 09:42

is this him? wife Catherine not Caterine

1901 England Census about George Mills
Name: George Mills
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine Mills
Gender: Male
Where born: Grays Inn Rd
Civil parish: Southwark St George the Martyr
Ecclesiastical parish: St Stephen Southwark
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address

Occupation::Wharf labourer

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: St Saviour Southwark
Sub-registration district: Kent Road
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 251
Piece: 364
Folio: 46
Page Number: 46
Household Members:
Name Age
George Mills 25
Catherine Mills 24
Edwin J Mills 5
Cornelius Mills 10 Months

Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 364; Folio: 46; Page: 46.

Dea

Dea Report 15 Jan 2013 09:43

1901 for reference:

MILLS, George Head Married M 25 1876 Wharf Labourer
Grays Inn RD VIEW
MILLS, Catherine Wife Married F 24 1877
Tooley St Bermondsy VIEW
MILLS, Edwin J Son Single M 5 1896
Marshal ? Bow VIEW
MILLS, Cornelius Son Single M 0 (10 MOS) 1901
Tabard St Bow VIEW

Piece: 364

Folio: 46

Page: 46

Registration District: St Saviour Southwark

Civil Parish: St George the Martyr Southwark

Municipal Borough:

Address: 5, Clarendon Buildings, Law Street, St George The Martyr Southwark

County: London

Dea x

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 09:44

Hi Shirley,

On the 1901 Census his birth place is Grays Inn Road, I don,t know his natural Fathers name thats why I have been trawling the 1881 Census to no avail. I thought I could find his Mothers name if I seached Mason and Mills on the 1891 census but nothing. I know he called himself Mason for awhile until his marriage to Catherine when he reverted to Mills.

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 09:45

Yes thats him

Gins

Gins Report 15 Jan 2013 09:54

Have you got his marriage cert?


Marriages Dec 1895 (>99%)
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Holley James St. Saviour 1d 445
Hurley Catherine St. Saviour 1d 445
Mills George St. Saviour 1d 445
Sampson Emily St. Saviour 1d 445

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 09:56

His marriage cert should name his father .if known

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 09:57

The Father is not on the marriage certificate

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 09:59

Grays in Road is Camden which is pancras reg district .

only brith coming up

Births Jun 1875
Mills George Frederick Pancras 1b 49

but he doesnt marry as George Frederick

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 10:00

no father on a marriage cert usually means illigitimate.

do the witnesses names give any clues

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 10:01

I don't think he was ever known as George Frederick

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 10:04

Male witness is illegiable and Female witness is Catherines sister Ellen Hurley [although that family's a nightmare as well!)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 10:04

How do you know the Mason connection if you havent found his family on any census??

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 10:06

Family memories of Mason Great Greats

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 10:07

Oh and on marriage cert he must have given his name as Mason then it was crossed out and Mills inserted

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 10:11

no clues here either!
Name: George Mills
Age in 1911: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: London, United Kingdom
Civil parish: Southwark St George the Martyr
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address: 66 Queens Buildings, Collinson St, Southwark Bridge Rd, Southwark
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 15
Estimated Marriage Year: 1896
Occupation: WATERSIDE LABOURER
Registration district: Southwark
Registration District Number: 23
Sub-registration district: St George the Martyr West
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Piece: 1790
Household Members:
Name Age
George Mills 35
Catherine Mills 33
Edwin Joseph Mills 15
Patrick C Mills 9
James J Mills 5
Frederick Mills 1
Matilda M Mills 7
Catherine Mills 3

Source Citation: Class: RG14; Piece: 1790; ; .

12 children born 6 died

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 10:12

Thats them Cornelius died

chappo

chappo Report 15 Jan 2013 10:18

Catherines Hurleys are a nightmare as well, on the 1901 census the same page as George and Catherine with their small family is another Catherine Hurley Widow living with a Son Jerimiah. My Mother in Law is convinced this is Catherine jnrs Mother, but I can.t find any previous absolute proof as Hurley and various spellings are so common, and Ellen disappeared. The family had memories of a Aunt Ellen who didn't marry but all I've found is an Ellen Hurley in an ophanage and no Catherine and Catherine together as I said a nightmare

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 15 Jan 2013 10:21

unless you know his mums name its a stab in the dark

??
1891 census
Name: George Mason
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1876
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Henry Mason
Mother's Name: Emma Mason
Gender: Male
Where born: Holborn, London, England
Civil parish: St Saviours
Ecclesiastical parish: St Saviours
County/Island: London
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

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Registration district: St Saviour Southwark
Sub-registration district: St Saviour Southwark
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 342
Folio: 66
Page Number: 16
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Mason 52
Emma Mason 45
Charles Mason 25
Edwin Mason 28
George Mason 15
Henry J Mason 5
Mary Mason 9
Ellen Mason 11

Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 342; Folio: 66; Page: 16; GSU roll: 6095452.


theres a big gap in age between Edwin and George who is a newspaper shop boy

Charles Mason tho is a waterside labourer which George also did similar later on.

You usually had to have family working in the docks to get in . I came from that area and had dockers in the family so am aware what a closed shop it was.