Family History

Some information about the family of my uncle Bill Millard. We would like to know more. Please send comments, additions and corrections to


Charles Millard:

Born:         1838 Chalford Hall, Glos. Census returns give various places of birth

Married:   1871

Spouse;    Mary Ann Garner

Born:         1840 in Norfolk

Died:        1885

Children:   Jane Millard born 1871in Paddington.


1861census: general servant to Mary Wood, widow, Brierly Villas, Willesden.

1871census: coachman to a family in Kensington

1881 census:  coachman living 28 Devonshire Mews East, Brompton, London.

1891 census; Residing Buckingham Street, Shoreham  

1901 living Buckingham Place, New Shoreham.  1891 and 1901 working as a gardener.

1911 census: Inmate, Workhouse Kingston-by-Sea, Shoreham


. Children of Charles and Mary Ann Millard


Jane Millard

Born:    1871in Paddington.

Married 1897:

Spouse:   Albert E Maple

Born:      1871 Shoreham.

Children:  Albert H Maple born 1898 (1911 census Harry) Shoreham; Dorothy R Maple born 1900 Shoreham; Lilian Maple born 1900 Shoreham

1891 census: living with widowed father, working as a laundress.

1901 living High Street, New Shoreham  Occupation: bricklayers labourer.

1911 census: Residing 119 High Street, Shoreham occupation: bricklayer. Brother Henry Millard living with them



Harry (Henry) Millard

Born 1878 in Brompton.

 1901 census: living with father, working as carter on farm

1911 census: Residing 119 High Street, Shoreham  with sister Jane. Occupation: arter


George Edward  Millard

Born:        1879 in Brompton

Married:   1906 Steyning district

Spouse:    Edith A King

Born:        1880 Southwick

Parents:    James & Ann Jane King

Children:   Edith A Millard born 1906 Shoreham

                  George Millard born18/3/1912 residence Rose Cottage on lancing school records.

                     William Millard born 3/5/1914 residence Alma Street, entered school 3/4/1922 left district 30/7/1926



1891 census:  Residing with father. Occupation: cowboy

1901 Edith was houseservant to Elizabeth Ward, 34 Clifton Terrace, Brighton.

1911 census: Residing 49 West St, Shoreham. Occupation: waiter at Lancing College

1915 Worthing directory lists G Millard at 2 Cecil Rd



Charles Millard

Born:         1881 in Shoreham.


1901 Cenus:  lodger with Edmund Simmonds and wife at 5 Marine Terrace, Southwick  Occupation:   carter



                             Family of Edith A King


James King

Born:         1852 Chichester District (on census returns place of birth given as Angmering and Amberley. 

Died:         1892.

Married:    1873

Spouse:     Ann Jane Gumbrell.

Born:         1853 Fishergate

Parents:      probably Samuel & Ann Gumbrell who lived in Coombs. 

Died;            1889.

Children:    Annie A born 1878   

                   Edith A born 1880

                   Alice born 1887.


1861 she was living Hide Street, Upper Beeding with parents and William 11 (born Portslade), James 7, Samuel 2, George 3 months. Her place of birth 1861 census was Southwick. Samuel was born Coombs 1836 and died 1892.  

1881 living 23 Southwick St, Southwick

1891 living Old Shoreham St, Old Shoreham.

Annie A King

Born:             1878 Portslade

Married:         Possibly 1904 Alfred henry Harris or William Robert Smith

1891 census:        Cook at 4 Walsingham Road, Aldrington


Alice Victoria King

Born:             1887

Married:        1911 Thakeham district

Spouse:          Joseph Buss

Born:              1886 Bury

Parents:          David and mary Ann Buss

Children:        William J Buss born 1914 Brighton

                       Annie H Buss born 1916 Brighton

1901 Alice was in the female orphan asylum, Brighton

1911 census: Joseph Buss was carter in lime works living with his parents David and mary Ann Buss North Road Amberley