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Millham Early Origins



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. [1]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.

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Millham Spelling Variations


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Millham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mileham, Milham, Millham, Millham and others.

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Millham Early History


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Millham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Millham research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Millham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Millham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Millham Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Queen" in 1883
  • William T. Millham, aged 22, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rangitikei" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Millham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Millham (post 1700)



  • James Millham, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Wayne County, 1881-82

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  2. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
  10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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The Millham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Millham Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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