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1861 lookup please - Mills

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Hi there,

Could sks please do a lookup in 1861 census for me, for GEORGE MILLS Born 1848/9 in Reading Berkshire.
I know that he married in Jun Qtr 1872 to Margaret Baker in Greenwich, and their first child Elizabeth was born in Mar Qtr 1872 in Dartford, Kent. In the 1881 census he is shown to be a Ship fender maker. After the birth of their first child, they went on to have Walter George in 1879 Dartford, Margaret Ann in 1881 in Greenwich and Eliza in 1889 in Greenwich. George died in 1889 in Greenwich at the age of about 41 years.

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Hi Joyce,

Sorry i do not know his father's name. That is what i was hoping to find out:)
The only information i have on George is what i found in the 1881 census which listed him as being born in Reading.

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Hi there,

Could sks please do a lookup in 1861 census for me, for GEORGE MILLS Born 1848/9 in Reading Berkshire.
I know that he married in Jun Qtr 1872 to Margaret Baker in Greenwich, and their first child Elizabeth was born in Mar Qtr 1872 in Dartford, Kent. In the 1881 census he is shown to be a Ship fender maker. After the birth of their first child, they went on to have Walter George in 1879 Dartford, Margaret Ann in 1881 in Greenwich and Eliza in 1889 in Greenwich. George died in 1889 in Greenwich at the age of about 41 years.

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Jackie
Hiya Jackie,

I have looked and there are a few possiblities for your George in the census..

the "only" way to be 100% sure which one is yours would be to purchase the marriage certificate from here
http://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/

this will then enable you to correctly track backwards without making false assumptions as to who his father was. (if indeed he was still alive by then)

hope this helps

Julie
 

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HI JUlie,
I order the marriage certificate for George Mills and Margaret Baker which arrived today. Here are details:

In the parish church in the parish of St Nicholas, Deptford, Kent
Date: 2 June 1872
Groom: George Mills, full, bachelor, labourer
Bride: Margaret Baker, full, spinster
Residence Groom: St Nicholas
Residence Bride: St Nicholas
Father Groom: George Mills, cook
Father Bride: John Baker, shipwright
Witnesses: Robert Baker and Stephen Fi(e)tch

Hopefully this will assist:)
Looking forward to hearing from you.

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Jackie
 
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hi jack i have found this on the 1871 census
george mills born abt 1847 in reading he is a lodger with
william colan born 1848
mary ann colan born 1847
and other lodgers
i cant find nothing before that sorry i will continue to look thow

alan
 

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Thanks Alan. I did have this 1871 census, but not the 1861. Should you find him on 1861 i will be most grateful.
Trying to find his father's birthplace and approx year.
I did find George's christening in 1856 at age 7 years to parents George and Ann.

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Hi Jackie,

A remote possibilty.

In 1861 there is a George Mills born abt 1845 pob transcribed as Yalendon Berkshire occ servant, living in the civil parish of Moulsford, reg district Wallingford, head of house Thomas Howard Hughes. Cant find a place called Yalendon but there is a Yattendon which is 12 miles NW of Reading.
 
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Could sks please do a lookup in 1861 census for me, for GEORGE MILLS Born 1848/9 in Reading Berkshire.

Hi, two options.

George
Approx age: 13
Pupil
Steventon, Berkshire
On census with approx 15 plus others mostly with surname Looker
OR
George
Approx age: 16
Son
Peasemore
Berkshire

None specifically for Reading.
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Joyce
 

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