MILLS, Samuel Fitch

1830 - 1882

Samuel Fitch Mills was born at St James, London on 1 March 1830 and baptised at St Anne Soho on 21 March 1830, son of Thomas Mills and his wife Sarah née Fitch. A landscape, architectural and genre painter who exhibited from 1838 until his death. Master of the Metropolitan School of Art and painted in Suffolk, Surrey and he obtained a passport on 27 July 1861 when he painted in Brittany. In 1871, a 41-year-old teacher of drawing, living at Halliford Street, Islington with his 70-year-old widowed father Thomas, who was born at Kelvedon, Essex and his sibling sister, 33-year-old Sarah Mills. In 1876, described as an artist, was lodging at 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' at Cookham, Berkshire and by 1881, a 51-year-old 'professor of drawing', living at 27 Marylebone Road, London with his sister Sarah as his housekeeper. Samuel Fitch Mills was of 27 Marylebone Road, when he died at Fenchurch Street Railway Station, London on 23 March 1882, he was unmarried, and his sister Sarah was his executor.

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