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                                        (1st Husband)
Charles Gordon Mills                           1894-1915
Gordon was born 12 March 1894, the son of Charles Antony Mills and Maud Andrews. He was killed in action, seven days after his marriage.
Madge Slowburn                                   1886-1953
Madge was born about 1886, the daughter of Henry Slowburn and Minnie Letitia Leonard, at Lambeth, London.
I have not identified any children.

Birth of Parents
Charles Gordon Mills b: 12 Mar 1894         Wimbledon, Surrey       1894 2Q Kingston-On-Thames 2a 295
son of Charles Antony Mills and Maud Andrews

Madge Slowburn b: abt 1886  c: 6 May 1887           London             1886 4Q Lambeth 1d 461
daughter of Henry Slowburn and Minnie Letitia Leonard

18 Jan 1915
Charles Gordon Mills
Madge Slowburn
St Mary's Church, Wimbledon, Surrey       1915 1Q Kingston 2a 695

The Times, Thursday, Jan 21, 1915                     Marriages
The wedding of Gordon Mills, Coldstream Guards, and Madge Slowburn took place very quietly at St Mary's Church, Wimbledon, on Monday. The bride was given away by her father, Mr. Henry Slowburn.

Charles Gordon Mills KIA 25 Jan 1915, Age 20       France

The Times, Monday, Feb 1, 1915                               Death

Second Lieutenant Charles Gordon Mills of the 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards, killed at Bethune on January 25, was the eldest son of Mr. Charles Anthony Mills, of The Manor, Moulsford, Berks. Formerly a member of the Officers Training Corps, he was appointed to the Special Reserve of the Coldstream Guards in August last.

LONDON   13 Oct 1915                                       Probate
MILLS Charles Gordon - of The Manor, Moulsford, Berkshire, second-lieutenant Coldstream Guards, was killed in action 25 January 1915 at Bethune France, Administration London 13 October, to Charles Anthony Mills, gentleman.   Effects £1,327.
IN Memory of
Mentioned in Despatches
No.1 Coy. 1st Bn., Coldstream Guards
Who Died Age 19
ON 25 January 1915

Son of Charles Antony and Maud Mills,
of The Manor, Moulsford, Berkshire.,

Pas de Calais, France


(2nd Husband)

Stewart Wyvol Thompson               1892-1966
Stewart was born on 2 June 1892 of Richard Charles Thompson and Dorothy Clark. He married Madge G. Mills on 18 July 1917. Stewart became a Captain in the Royal Air Force. Stewart died on 25 November 1966.

I have identified the following children:
Stewart Wyvol Thompson
Penelope Letitia Wyvol Slowburn Born abt 1918   Married George Ellis Taylor Ellis-Fewster
Birth of New Husband
Stewart Wyvol Thompson b: 2 June 1892
son of Richard Charles Thompson and Dorothy Clark       1892 3Q Houghton 10a 482

Royal Aero Club   Pilot's Certificate   2174

Thompson, Stewart Wyvol,
Lieut. 9th Royal Scots Fusiliers
Morton House, Fence Houses, Co. Durham
Born 2nd June 1892,
Sunderland, Co. Durham

Taken on Maurice Farman Biplane
16th Dec. 1915
Military School, Birmingham

Newspaper   14 February 1917
The engagement is announced of Lieutenant Stewart W. Thompson, Royal Flying Corps., elder son of R. C. Thompson, Morton House, Fence Houses, and Madge, widow of Gordon Mills, Coldstream Guards, and elder daughter of H. Slowburn, Richmond House, Wimbledon-common.

18 Jul 1917
Stewart Wyvol Thompson
Madge Gordon Mills
The Chapel of Ease of Holy Trinity, All Saints, London             1917 3Q Wandsworth 1d 1139
Bachelor, Lieut. R.F.C., Weybridge, Father: Richard Charles Thompson, Gentleman
Widow, Richmond House, Wimbledon Park, Father: Henry Sloburn, Gentleman

Penelope Letitia Wyvol Slowburn Thompson abt 1918       London           1918 2Q Wandsworth 1d 951
daughter of Stewart Wyvol Thompson and Madge Mills

Madge (Mills) Thompson Died 2 Jan 1953  Age 66
Three Chimneys, Cooden Drive, Bexhill-on-Sea        1953 1Q Battle 5h 2

LONDON   26 Mar 1953                         Probate
THOMPSON, Madge - of Three Chimneys, Cooden, Sussex (wife of Stewart Wyvol Thompson) died 2 January 1915, Probate London 26 March, to the said Stewart Wyvol Thompson, retired squadron leader, R.A.F. and Arthur Fortescue Greenwood, solicitor.
  Effects £39,535 12s.

Marriage of Daughter
1 Sep1965
George Ellis Taylor
Ellis-Fewster (45)

Penelope Letitia Wyvol Thompson (47)
The Register Office, The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Postmaster, 15 Barnhorn Rd. Bexhill on Sea, Sussex,
Father: Bertram Fewster, Retired Company Director
Note: Name changed from George Ellis Taylor Fewster, Previous marriage dissolved.
spinster, 5 Kensington Court, W 8,
Father: Stewart Wyvol Thompson, Retired Company Director
by License, Wit: Muriel Moore and B. Fewster
MARRIAGES -   ELLIS-FEWSTER: THOMPSON - On September 1st, 1965, quietly, in London, George Ellis Taylor Ellis-Fewster, Barnhorn Road, Bexhill-on-Sea, to Penelope Letitia Wyvol Thompson, Three Chimneys, Cooden Beach, Sussex.

Stewart Wyvol Thompson Died 25 November 1966, Age 74,         1966 4Q Battle 5H 26
Residence: Three Chimneys, 203 Cooden Drive, Bexhill, Sussex

THOMPSON -   On November 25th, 1966, peacefully at his home, Three Chimneys, Cooden Beach, Stewart Wyvol Thompson, beloved husband of the late Madge, and father of Penelope Ellis-Fewster. Funeral service at Eastbourne crematorium on Wednesday, November 30th, at 11 a. m. Flowers to Mummery, Funeral Directors, Bexhill-on-Sea. No mourning, by request.

FUNERAL -   Mr. S. W. Thompson - The funeral of Mr. Stewart Wyvol Thompson took place on Wednesday, November 30th, at Eastbourne Crematorium. Among those present were: - Mr. and Mrs. G. E. T. Ellis-Fewster (son-in-law and daughter), Mr. Thomas Parrington (nephew), Mr. B. Fewster, Mr. A. F. Greenwood, Mrs. E. M. Elliot, Dr. and Mrs. Dick, Major and Mrs. Guy Thompson, Miss M. Moore, Mr. A. G. Batt, Mr. Guy Spooner Snr., Mr. W. Dubbin, Mrs. A. R. Prestige, and Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Busteed.
Three Chimneys, Cooden Drive, Bexhill, Sussex Their view of the English Channel

(NOTE: The above residence is now Three Chimney's Nursing Home)
Summary of the Will
of Mr. Stewart Wyvol Thompson
of Three Chimneys, 203 Cooden Drive, Bexhill, Sussex
1892 - 1966       Dated 1 Nov 1966
(His estate totaled £ 11,282 17s 0d)
Trustees and Executors:  Arthur Fortescue Greenwood,
and Alan Hackett-Jones, Solicitors, London

Guy Spooner
William A. Hofflin (1)
Major Timothy Basil Ellis
Mrs. Browning

Various personal items
The Oxford and Cambridge Golfing Society
The Little Common Cricket Club
Clare College, Cambridge
The Rye Dormy House Club
Mrs. F. Elliott
The Royal Air Force Association
Mrs. Margaret Harvey
Albert Gladstone Batt

£ 150
£ 100
£ 100
£ 100
£ 50
£ 50
£ 100
£ 75
Daughter Penelope Letitia Ellis-Fewster
All of my Real and Personal Estate.

(1) William A. Hofflin was the Head Waiter at the Savoy Grill, at the Savoy Hotel in Strand London