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Arthur McLeod Mills                             1849-1913
Arthur was born on 15 June 1849, the son of Arthur Samuel Mills and Charlotte Maria Burkinyoung, formerly Salmon, at Bath, Somerset.
He served with the Bengal Staff Corps, and his father was a Captain in the East India Company Service.
Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe                 1846-1904           (1st Wife)
Elizabeth was born on 9 August 1846, the daughter of John Robertson Pughe and Jane Louisa Francis, in India.
I have identified the following children.
Marion Beatrice Born 5 Apr 1874   Barrackpore, India Married William John Keen
Arthur Mordaunt Born 13 Aug 1879   Hythe, Kent Married Winifred Alice Carew,
Hilda Grace Shirley Young
Florence Muriel Born 8 Feb 1881   Barrackpore, India Married George Augustus Roberts
Birth of Parents
Arthur McLeod Mills b: 15 Jun 1849         Bath, Somerset       1849 3Q Bath 11 42
son of Arthur Samuel Mills and Charlotte Maria Burkinyoung, formerly Salmon

Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe b: 9 Aug 1846         India
daughter of John Robertson Pughe and Jane Louisa Francis

Arthur was placed with his grandfather after he was born

1851 Census HO107-1869 31 March 1851 Exeter St David, Devon
High Street Grammar School
William Mills (Widower)
Lucy (Dau)
Mary E. (Dau)
Alfred W. (Son)
William S. (GSon)
Arthur M. (GSon)
Frances M. Dewe (Niece)
Plus 8 Pupils
Plus 4 Servants
Age 62
Age 33
Age 26
Age 18
Age 6
Age 1
Age 20
Dr. in Divinity & Head Master


Teacher
London
Harrow
Harrow
Harrow

Bath
Rochester
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
East Indies
Somerset
Kent
abt 1788
abt 1817
abt 1824
abt 1832
abt 1844
15 Jun 1849
abt 1830

Upon the death of his grandfather, Arthur was placed with his uncle William Mills

1861 Census RG9-521 4 April 1861 Canterbury St. Peter, Kent
25 St Peter's Street
William Mills (Head)(s)
Lucy (Sister)(s)
Mary E. (Sister)(s)
William S. (Nephew)
Arthur M. (Nephew)
Virginie L. (Niece)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 42
Age 43
Age 36
Age 17
Age 11
Age 9
Civil Engineer
Shareholder
Shareholder
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Harrow
Harrow
Harrow
Cawnpore
Bath
Rawat Pinter
Middlesex
Middlesex
Middlesex
India
Somerset
India
abt 1819
abt 1817
abt 1824
abt 1843
abt 1849
abt 1851

Prior to the 1871 census, Arthur leaves England for India, where he marries, and has children,
and serves in the Indian Army, rising to the rank of Colonel.
He returns to England with his family.


Marriage
16 Apr 1873
Arthur McLeod Mills
Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe
Barrackpore, India

Children
Marion Beatrice Mills b: 5 Apr 1874  c: 25 Apr 1874             Barrackpore, West Bengal, India
daughter of Colonel Arthur McLeod Mills and Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe
Arthur Mordaunt Mills b: 13 Aug 1879               Hythe, Kent                     1879 3Q Elham 2a 986
son of Colonel Arthur McLeod Mills and Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe
Florence Muriel Mills b: 8 Feb 1881  c: 26 Feb 1881               Barrackpore, West Bengal, India
daughter of Colonel Arthur McLeod Mills and Elizabeth Louisa Jane Pughe

1891 Census RG12-765 6 April 1891 St Mary Magdalene, Sussex
42 Carrisbrook Road
Elizabeth L. J. Mills (M)
Marian Beatrice
Arthur Mordaunt
Florence Muriel
Plus 1 Servant
Age 44
Age 17
Age 11
Age 10
Living on own means? East India
East India
Hythe
East India


Kent
9 Aug 1846
5 Apr 1874
13 Aug 1879
8 Feb 1881

1901 Census RG13-989 1 April 1901 Portsmouth, Hampshire
43 Clarence Parade
Arthur M. Mills (M)
Florence M. (Dau)
Age 51
Age 20
Colonel Indian Army Retired Bath
Barrackpore
Somerset
India
15 Jun 1849
8 Feb 1881

1901 Census RG13-423 1 April 1901 Kennington Second, Lambeth, London
327 Clapham Road
Lucy Mills (Head)(s)
Elizabeth L. J. (Niece)
Marion B. Keen (GtNiece)
Elizabeth M, Keen (GtGtNiece)
Plus 4 Servants
Age 83
Age 51
Age 26
Age 1
Living on own means Harron
Inballa
Barrackpore
Barrackpore
Middlesex
East Indies
East Indies
East Indies
abt 1817
9 Aug 1846
5 Apr 1874
abt 1899

Death
Elizabeth Louisa Jane (Pughe) Mills Died abt 1904, Age 58,       Hampshire       1904 1Q Portsmouth 2b 341 5b 42



Katherine Edith Smyth               1874-1946           (2nd Wife)
Katherine was born about 1874, the daughter of Colonel Edward W. Smyth and Katherine Ellen ?, in India.
I have identified the following children.
Katherine Phyllis Arthur Born 4 Mar 1906   Southsea, Hampshire Married Arthur Coore Lofus Paton
Richard Walter Born abt 1910   Southsea, Hampshire Married Ruby Forrest Whyte
Birth of New Wife
Katherine Edith Smyth b: abt 1874         Woolton, India
daughter of Colonel Edward W. Smyth and Katherine Ellen ?

Marriage
abt 1905
Arthur McLeod Mills
Katherine Edith Smyth
      1905 1Q Portsmouth 2b 641

Children
Katherine Phyllis Arthur Mills b: 4 Mar 1906               Southsea       1906 1Q Portsmouth 2b 471
daughter of Arthur McLeod Mills and Katherine Edith Smyth
Richard Walter Mills b: abt 1910               Southsea       1910 3Q Portsmouth 2b 449
son of Arthur McLeod Mills and Katherine Edith Smyth

1911 Census RG14-(85) 3 April 1911 Portsmouth, Hampshire
32 Clarence Parade, Southsea
Arthur Mills
Katherine (Wife)
Phyllis
Richard
Plus 4 Servants
Age 61
Age 36
Age 5
Age 7 Mon
Colonel Indian Army Retired Bath
Punjab
Southsea
Southsea
Somerset
India
Hants
Hants
15 Jun 1849
abt 1874
abt 1906
abt 1910

Death
Arthur McLeod Mills Died 17 Mar 1913, Age 63,       Devonshire       1913 1Q Totnes 5b 42

LONDON   23 Apr 1913                         Probate
MILLS, Arthur McLeod, of Redcliffe Lodge, Paignton, Devonshire, died 17 March 1913, at Paignton, Probate, London, 23 April, to Katherine Edith Mills, widow, and Humphrey Etwall Smyth, Lieutenant Royal Garrison Artillery.   Effects £16, 324 17s. 11d.
Katherine and Phyllis - 1939
at Richard's wedding
Death
Katherine Edith (Smyth) Mills Died 23 Apr 1946, Age 72,       1946 2Q Kensington 1a 88

The Times, Friday, Apr 26, 1946                         Death
  MILLS - On April 23, 1946, at 7 Knaresborough Place, S.W.5, Katherine Edith, widow of Colonel Arthur McLeod Mills, and beloved mother of Phyllis (Loftus Paton) and Richard.   Funeral at Golders Green Crematorium, to-day (Friday), at 3.45 p.m.

SPECIAL THANKS  to Jacqui Mills, of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, for the photo of Katherine and Phyllis Mills