Mills, Charles Henry, 1st Baron Hillingdon (1830 -1898)

Sir Charles Henry Mills, Baronet, of Hillingdon Court, Middlesex, was born 26 April 1830, the only son of Sir Charles Mills, 1st Baronet, and Emily, daughter of R. H. Coxand educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford, where he took his B.A. in 1851 and his M.A. in 1854, Member of Parliament for Northallerton 1865 6, and for West Kent 1868 85, he succeeded his father as 2nd Baronet in 1872 and was created Baron Hillingdon 15 February 1886. The senior partner of the banking firm of Glyn Mills Currie & Co., he married, 25 August 1853, Louisa Isabella Lascelles, eldest daughter of Henry, 3rd Earl of Harewood. He died suddenly in church 3 April 1898, and was succeeded by his eldest son and heir Charles W. Mills. A selection from his library including many books in fine bindings was sold in London in 1932.

Seat / Residence(s): Hillingdon Court, Middlesex
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Mills, Charles Henry, 1st Baron Hillingdon  (1830 - 1898) (Stamp 1) Motto: Nil conscire sibi
Arms: Quarterly 1 & 4. Gyronny of eight argent and azure a cross moline sable (Mills) 2 & 3. Azure a fleur-de-lys argent (Digby) impaling Sable a cross flory within a bordure or (Lascelles)
Quarterings: 1 & 4. Gyronny of eight argent and azure a cross moline sable (Mills) 2 & 3. Azure a fleur-de-lys argent (Digby) impaling Sable a cross flory within a bordure or (Lascelles)
Coronet: Baron
Impalement: Sable a cross flory within a bordure or (Lascelles)
Heraldic Charges: gyronny (8), Heraldic Charges: cross moline, Heraldic Charges: fleur-de-lys, Heraldic Charges: cross flory within, Heraldic Charges: bordure