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 Brittany, he obtained a passport on 27 July 1861. In 1871, a 41 year old teacher of drawing' living at Halliford Street, Islington with his 70 year old widowed father Thomas, born Kelvedon, Essex and his sibling sister, 33 year old Sarah, and by 1881 a 51 year old 'professor of drawing' living at 7 Marylebone Road, London with his sister Sarah as housekeeper. He died at Marylebone Road, London in 1882, he was unmarried and his sister Sarah was his executor.

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