NameRosa MILLS , GGG Aunt
Birthabt 1845, Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Baptism10 Aug 1845, St Paul, Hounslow Heath, Hounslow, Middlesex
DeathJun 1937, Rose Villa, Hounslow
OccupationDressmaker, Midwife
FatherJohn MILLS (~1805-1861)
MotherMary Ann GODDARD (1802-1866)
Spouses
Deathbef Apr 1891
OccupationMusician
Marriage9 Apr 1866
ChildrenWilliam James (1867-1937)
 John (1872-)
 Rosa Emily (1876-1956)
Notes for Rosa MILLS
Parish records Saint Paul, Hounslow Heath, Hounslow, Middlesex. Rosa MIlls, baptism August 10, 1845, father John Mills, mother Mary Ann Mills, abode, Hounslow, father’s occupation Publican.

In the 1851 census lists In High Street Hounslow Prince Regent.
Head John Mills Publican and Omnibus Conductor age not readable born Bevsea [another descendant informed me that Bevsea is a transcription error it should be Benson (or Bensington)], Oxfordshire.
Wife Mary Ann Mills age not readable born Colesbourne, Gloustershire.
Children George Mills age unreadable born Salt Hill Buckinghamshire,
Elizabeth Mills, age 16 born Hounslow,
Barbara Mills age 11 born Hounslow,
Rosa Mills age 5 born Hounslow.
They have 2 servants and a servant’s daughter living with them.

In the 1861 census Prince Regent High Street, Heston Civil parish, Hounslow ecclesiastical parish, Middlesex, Brentford district, Isleworth sub district,
Mary Ann Mills, widow, age 58, born at Colesbourne (or Calstock?), Gloustershire, publican.
Daughter Elizabeth Hart age 25, born at Hounslow, married, barmaid.
Son Edwin Mills, unmarried age 17, born at Hounslow, dairyman.
Daughter Rosa Mills, unmarried, age 15, born at Hounslow.
Grandson Joseph Hart age 10 months, born at Hounslow.
They have a lodger Thomas Kemble a soldier,
a servant
and a visitor Susanah Lack age 17. [Susanah becomes Edwin’s future wife.]

Parish records St Mary Lambeth
April 9, 1866
John Sharpley, full age, Bachelor, Musician, Princes? St., father James Sharpley, Engineer
Rosa Mills, full age, spinster, Princes? Street, father John Mills, deceased, publican.
In the presence of Mary Ann Mills and ???? ?????

British Army and Navy Birth, Marriage and Death Records
Private John Sharpley and Rosa Mills marriage April 9, 1866, Lambeth with permission (a date December 16, 1875. Did they get permission afterwards?) first child William James, born July 16, 1867, second child John, born Janaury 14, 1872, third child Rosa Emily, born October 12, 1876

In the 1871 census there is a Rosa Sharp living in the same building as Elizabeth [possibly her sister] This Rosa Sharp has the same birth place, Hounslow and same age as Rosa Sharpley nee Mills. Rosa Sharp is married, is a dressmaker and has a son William Sharp age 3 born at Hounslow.

Surprisingly Rosa is listed twice in the same census. In the 1871 census civil parish St. Pancras, ecclesiatical parish St Pancras and St James, London, registration district Pancras, sub district Somers Town living at 18 Drummond St. George Mills age 41, carpenter, born at Salthill, Berkshire [Salthill seems to move around??]. Wife Jemima Mills age 43 born in London. Daughter Jemima R. Mills age 14, born Hounslow. Daughter Emily Mills age 9, born Hounslow. Son William Mills age 4 born Hounslow. Sister Rosa Sharply widow? age 26, dressmaker, born at Hounslow. Her son William Sharply age 4, born Hounslow.

In the 1881 census No. 2. Middleton Place Cage Lane, Chatham, Kent.
Rosa Sharpley, wife, married, age 35, laundress, born Hounslow. S
on William Sharpley, age 13, born Hounslow.
Son John Sharpley, age 9, born London.
Daughter Rosa Sharpley, age 4, born Chatham Kent.

In the 1891 census Grove Road No. 1. Isleworth, Middlesex.
Head Rose Sharpley, widow, age 45, laundress, born Hounslow, Middlesex.
Son William Sharpley, single, age 23, labourer, born Hounslow.
Daughter Rosa E. Sharpley, age 14, born Chatham, Kent.
Boarder Mary A. Perrin, widow, age 72, living on own means, born Bayl, Ireland.

London Electoral Registers 1897
Brentford, Hounslow
1 Priory Villas, Grove Road, Hounslow, Rosa Sharpley

1901 census Isleworth, St Trinity Hounslow parish, 2 Wythecombe Villas.
William Sharpley, head, age 33, Furniture porter, born Hounslow.
Wife Annie Sharpley, age 23, born Clapham, Surrey.
Son John Sharpley, age 5 months, born Hounslow, Middlesex.
Mother Rosa Sharpley, age 56 widow, cook (domestic), born Hounslow.

In the April to June 1937 death index Rosa Sharpley, age 91, Brentford, Middlesex, volume 3a, page 154.
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