Milverton History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Milverton family

The surname Milverton was first found in Warwickshire where the name is associated with the village of Milverton. At the time of the taking of the Domesday Book census in 1086 the village was held from William the Conqueror by the Count of Meulan, one of the nobles who accompanied the Conqueror in his defeat of England at Hastings in 1066.

Early History of the Milverton family

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Milverton Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Milverton, Milveton, Milvertone, Milverten, Milvertan, Millverton, Millverten and many more.

Early Notables of the Milverton family (pre 1700)

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New Zealand Milverton migration to New Zealand +

Emigration to New Zealand followed in the footsteps of the European explorers, such as Captain Cook (1769-70): first came sealers, whalers, missionaries, and traders. By 1838, the British New Zealand Company had begun buying land from the Maori tribes, and selling it to settlers, and, after the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, many British families set out on the arduous six month journey from Britain to Aotearoa to start a new life. Early immigrants include:

Milverton Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
  • Miss Elizabeth Brett Milverton, (b. 1830), aged 30, British dressmaker travelling from Bristol aboard the ship "Matoaka" arriving in Lyttelton, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand on 2nd December 1860 [1]

HMAS Sydney II
  • Mr. Peter Frederick Milverton (1921-1941), Australian Able Seaman from Windsor, Queensland, Australia, who sailed into battle aboard HMAS Sydney II and died in the sinking [2]

  1. ^ New Zealand Yesteryears Passenger Lists 1800 to 1900 (Retrieved 17th October 2018). Retrieved from
  2. ^ HMAS Sydney II, Finding Sydney Foundation - Roll of Honour. (Retrieved 2014, April 24) . Retrieved from on Facebook