Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS)

b. 21 September 1890, d. 1952
Father*Frank Ernest WOODWARD b. 8 Jun 1866, d. 11 Mar 1928
Mother*Phoebe Lilian ROGERS b. 21 Jun 1867, d. 1950
Birth*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) was born on 21 September 1890 at 72 Margaret Street, Clerkenwell, London.1 
BaptismHe was baptized on 17 October 1890 at St James, Clerkenwell, London.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 31 March 1901 in the household of Frank Ernest WOODWARD at 57 Huntingdon Street, Shoreditch, London; Class: RG13; Piece: 269; Folio: 110; Page: 33.2 
Milit-Beg*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) began military service in 1915. 
Note*

Ernest T. "Mills" married Lilian Margaret Wilton in 1915.
In 1918 she gave birth to a daughter whose father was Frank Augustus "Mills".
Ernest Mills divorced Lilian on the grounds of adultery with his brother Frank Mills.
Frank and Lilian married in 1920 as Frank Woodward Mills and Lilian (spinster).
Ernest in his service record had made a declaration that although he enlisted as
Ernest Mills his real name is Woodward and that Mills was his stage name.
 
Name Variation Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) was also known as Ernest Theodore MILLS. 
Marriage*He married Lilian Margaret WILTON in 1915 at Shoreditch, London;

Marriage Entry: Jun Qtr 1915 Shoreditch 1c/254
Mills, Ernest T
Wilton, Lilian M.3
 
Divorce*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) and Lilian Margaret WILTON were divorced on 23 June 1919 at London; Divorce was made absolute 23-Jun-1919

2 days later Ernest married his 2nd wife Enid Elizabeth Dunn
on 25-Jun-1919 East Riding Yorkshire 9d/31.

Around August 1919 Enid Elizabeth was living at Harrowby Camp in Grantham.



National Archives Item reference: J 77/1366/1839

Context:
J Records of the Supreme Court of Judicature and related courts
J 77 Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes,
later Supreme Court of Judicature:
Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Files
J 77/1366

Record Summary:     
Divorce Court File: 1839.
Appellant: Ernest Theodore Mills.
Respondent: Lilian Margaret Mills.
Co-respondent: Frank Augustus Mills.
Type: Husband's petition for divorce [hd].
Covering dates 1918.
 
Marriage*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) married Edith Elizabeth DUNN on 25 June 1919 at East Riding, Yorkshire; Marriage Entry: Jun Qtr 1919 York 9d/31
Dunn, Enid E & Woodward, Ernest T M.3 
Milit-End*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) ended military service in 1920. 
Death*He died in 1952; Death Entry: Mar Qtr 1952 Cardiff 8b/254, aged 61. 

Family 1

Lilian Margaret WILTON b. 1896
Marriage*He married Lilian Margaret WILTON in 1915 at Shoreditch, London;

Marriage Entry: Jun Qtr 1915 Shoreditch 1c/254
Mills, Ernest T
Wilton, Lilian M.3
 
Divorce*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) and Lilian Margaret WILTON were divorced on 23 June 1919 at London; Divorce was made absolute 23-Jun-1919

2 days later Ernest married his 2nd wife Enid Elizabeth Dunn
on 25-Jun-1919 East Riding Yorkshire 9d/31.

Around August 1919 Enid Elizabeth was living at Harrowby Camp in Grantham.



National Archives Item reference: J 77/1366/1839

Context:
J Records of the Supreme Court of Judicature and related courts
J 77 Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes,
later Supreme Court of Judicature:
Divorce and Matrimonial Causes Files
J 77/1366

Record Summary:     
Divorce Court File: 1839.
Appellant: Ernest Theodore Mills.
Respondent: Lilian Margaret Mills.
Co-respondent: Frank Augustus Mills.
Type: Husband's petition for divorce [hd].
Covering dates 1918.
 

Family 2

(?) WALKER
Child

Family 3

Edith Elizabeth DUNN
Marriage*Ernest Theodore WOODWARD (aka MILLS) married Edith Elizabeth DUNN on 25 June 1919 at East Riding, Yorkshire; Marriage Entry: Jun Qtr 1919 York 9d/31
Dunn, Enid E & Woodward, Ernest T M.3 
Last Edited26 Nov 2009

Citations

  1. Baptism Entry, 16th century onwards "London Metropolitan Archives, Saint James, Clerkenwell, Register of baptisms, P76/JS1, Item 021."
  2. Online image of the 1901 Census for England and Wales (Ancestry.co.uk, http://www.ancestry.co.uk.)
  3. Index to BMD Registration Entry Starting in 1837, compiled by FreeBMD, Commenced 1998 (ongoing) "unknown cd."