MILLS, Samuel Fitch

1830 - 1882

Samuel Fitch Mills, was born at St James, London on 1 March 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 [q.v.]. 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 housekeeper. He 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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