'Mills01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Mill of Camois Court, Mill of Gretham (Grattam or Grantham), Mill of Mottisfont, Mill of Newton Berry (Newtonbury)

BEB1841 reports that "The surname of this family was originally written Atte-Mill, Atte-Mull, and Mull, but finally settled down in Mill." We set the page title using 'Mills' as we view that as a more familiar variation nowadays.
John Atte-Mill or Atmull ("Lord of pt of Grtinham", sic) (a 1367)
1. Robert Atte-Mull or Mull or Mille of Guildford, Sheriff of Sussex & Surrey (dsp)
2. Richard Atte-Mull or Mill (a 1433)
  A. John Atte-Mull (At Mull) of Nutborne (a 1420, 1433)
  i. Robert Mill or Mull (a 1447)
  a. Thomas Mill
  (1) Richard or Raffe Mill 'of Gretham'
  m. Agnes (Ann) Lewknor (dau of Sir Thomas Lewknor, relict of Andrew Sackville, m3. ?? Kighley/Keghley)
  (A) William Mill of Gretham (Grattam), Sussex
  (i) Thomas Mill of Gretham (Grattam)
  m. Elizabeth Furlonge
  (a) Richard Mill of Gretham (Grattam)
m1. Allice Bowyer (dau of John Bowyer)
  ((1)) Mary Mill
  m2. Margaret Chaloner
  ((2)) William Mill of Gretham (Grattam)
  m1/2. Margery Rowlston (dau/heir of _ Rowlston of Lichfield)
  ((A)) Bridget Mill (bpt 03.12.1601, bur 02.11.1636)
  m. (05.06.1627) William Pellett of Bignor
  ((B))+ other issue - William (b c1631), Ralph (b c1631), William, Richard, John, Henry, Edmond, Francis, Catherine, Mary, Elizabeth, Elizabeth, Barbara
  One of these sons was probably father of ...
  ((i)) William Mill, last of Gretham (d 06.1729)
  After William death, "this branch terminated in daughters and coheirs."
  m2/1. Bridget Earsfield (dsp, dau of Thomas Earsfield of Holington)
  ((3)) Mary Mill
  (b) Thomas Mill
  (B) John Mill of Hampton, Kent (a 1533)
m. Alice
  (i) Thomas Mill (2nd son)
  (a) Richard Mill
  (ii) John Mill of Grentham and/or Newton Bury, Southamptonshire
  John is the first mentioned by BEB1841.
  m. Catherine Lewknor (dau/coheir of Sir Roger Lewknor of Camois Court (by Ellen Mesant), m2. William Morgan)
  (a) Lewknor Mill of Camois Court (Sussex) & Newtonbury (d 1587)
  m. Cicely Crook (dau of John Crook of Southampton)
  ((1)) Sir John Mill, 1st Bart of Camois Court (2nd son) - continued below
  m1. (sp) Elizabeth Moore (dau of Sir George Moore of Loseley)
  m2. Anne Fleming (dau of Sir Thomas Fleming, Lord Chief Justice)
  ((2))+ other issue - Lewknot (dvpsp 05.12.1567), John (dsp), Thomas (dsp), Dowsabella, Catharine, Mary, daughter
  (b) Elizabeth Mill
  m. Henry Bosvyle
  (c) Mary Mill
  (iii)+ other issue (dsp) - George, Richard
  b. Edmund or Edward Mill of Pulborough, Sussex had issue
  His line "terminated in a daughter, married to Nicholas Anstie".



Sir John Mill of Camois Court & Newton Berry, 1st Bart (d 07.1648, MP) - continued above
m1. (24.02.1604/5, sp) Elizabeth Moore (dsp bur 16.03.1605/6, dau of Sir George Moore of Loseley)
m2. Anne Fleming (dau of Sir Thomas Fleming, Lord Chief Justice)
1. Sir John Mill of Newton Berry (dvp 1642)
  m. Philadelphia Knollys (dau of Sir Henry Knollys of Grove Place, m2. Christopher (Roper), Lord Teynham)
  A. Sir John Mill of Newton Berry, 2nd Bart (b 1641-2, d 1670)
  m. (by 1660) Margaret Sandys (d by 09.1707, dau of Colonel Henry Sandys of Mottisfont, sister/coheir of Edwyn, last Lord Sandys of the Vine)
  i. Sir John Mill of Newton Berry then Mottisfont, 3rd Bart, Sheriff of Hampshire (b 01.06.1661, d c1697)
  m. Margaret Grey (d before 10.1692, dau/heir of Thomas Grey of Woolbeding by Mary, dau of Humphrey Steward of Milland in Trotton)
a. Sir John Mill of Mottisfont, Newton Berry & Woodbeding, 4th Bart (bpt 09.07.1681, d unm before 02.1705/6)
  b. Sir Richard Mill, 5th Bart, Sheriff of Southamptonshire (b 1690, d 16.05.1760, MP)
  m. (12.03.1712) Margaret Knollys (b c1688, d 11.10.1744, dau of Robert Knollys of Grove Place)
  Betham reports that Richard was succeeded by Richard then Charles. BEB1841 & TCB show that the baronetcy passed as follows.
  (1) Sir Richard Mill, 6th Bart (b 1717, d 17.03.1770)
  m. (08.1760) Dorothy Warren (d 06.1811, dau/heir of Richard Warren of Redcliff by Henrietta, dau of Charles Yate of Arlingham Court)
  (A) Henrietta Mill (d unm)
  (B) Sophia Mill of Arlingham Court, Gloucestershire (b 11.1766)
m. Chevalier Del Caina of Naples
  (2) Sir John Mill, later Mill-Hoby, 7th Bart (bpt 20.05.1719, dsp 07.1780)
  m. Elizabeth Comyn (d by 05.1792, m2. _ Oxlade)
  (3) Sir Henry Mill, 8th Bart (bpt 05.01.1729, dsp unm 11.1781, rector of Woolbeding & Kingston Bowsey)
  (4) Sir Charles Mill, 9th Bart (bpt 08.07.1722, d 10/19.07.1792, Rev.)
  m. (17.11.1763) Mary Windover (d 1800)
  (A) Sir Charles Mill, 10th Bart (b 1765, dsp 26.02.1835)
  m. (01.1800) Selina Morshead (dau of Sir John Morshead, Bart of Trenant Park (by Elizabeth Frederick), m2. William Henry Ashurst)
(B) Mary Mill
  m1. Stephen L. Popham (Captain)
  m2. John Barker of Wareham
  (i) Sir John Barker, later Barker-Mill, Bart of Mottisfont
  (5) Martha Mill
  m. William Dodsworth
  (6)+ other issue - Margaret, Philadelphia, Elizabeth, Mary
  c. Margaret Mill
  m. Robert Knollys of Grove Place (brother of Henry & son of Robert of Grove Place)
  d. Elizabeth Mill
  m. Sir Thomas Hoby, Bart of Somerby & Bisham (d 25.07.1730)
  e.+ other issue - Mary (d unm), Philadephia
2. Thomas Mill of Nutshelling, Southamptonshire (d 1664)
  m. (1628) Catherine Mundy (dau/heir of Andrew Mundy of Nutshelling)
  TCB provides the following descent of a claimant of the baronetcy.
  A. Thomas Mill (d 1706)
  i. John Mill (b c1666, d 1738)
  a. John Mill (d 1776)
  (1) John Mill (b c1756, d 1828, cleric)
  m. Sarah Guiver (dau of John Guiver)
  (A) (Sir) John Frederick Mill (b 29.03.1810, d unm 1844)
  TCB reports that John never assumed the Baronetcy but that, in or soon after 1844, his brother George did. George does not appear in BP1869.
  (B) 'Sir' George Mill, 'Bart' (b 17.05.1812, a 1860)
3. Edward Mill of Eling, Southamptonshire (5th son)
  m. Jane Burgess (dau of Thomas Burgess of Byson)
  A.+ 2 daughters
4.+ other issue (d unm) - Anthony (d young), Richard of Oxford, Lewknor of Plaitford (Partford), George (d young), Wiliam (d young)

Main source(s): 'Baronetage of England' (Betham, vol 1 (1801), '#27. Mill of Camois Court, Sussex', p173+), 'Baronetage of England' (Wottton, Kimber & Johnson, vol 1 (1771), #35. Mill of Camois-Court, Sussex', p167+) with support for the upper section from Visitation (Sussex, 1530+1633-4, 'Mill') and for the lower section from BEB1841 ('Mill of Camois Court'), TCB (vol 1, 'Mill of Camois Court', p132+)
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