Millham History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Millham family
The surname Millham was first found in Mid Norfolk
at Mileham, a village mid way between East Dereham and Fakenham. The village dates back to the Dopmesday Book where it was listed as Meleham and literally meant "homestead or village with a mill," having derived from the Old English words myln + ham. CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
Mileham Castle near the site of the Roman Camp is one of the largest motte and bailey castles in Norfolk
. The castle was constructed in about 1100 and the ruins can still be seen today.
Early History of the Millham family
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Millham Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Millham family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Millham family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Millham Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
- Mary Millham, aged 17, a servant, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Queen" in 1883
- William T. Millham, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rangitikei" in 1884
Contemporary Notables of the name Millham (post 1700)
- James Millham, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Wayne County, 1881-82 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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- ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html