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Millfield, Peterborough England.

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ErikaH Report 10 Nov 2023 10:37

Hope you will soon be fully recovered


Nala Report 10 Nov 2023 10:36

Thank you for all replies. I met with an accident. Been in Hospital .Home early this morning.

Kind Regards. Nala. :-)


ErikaH Report 9 Nov 2023 11:13

Simply look for a birth (no name needed) in Peterborough district in 1863 on freebmd and click on the district name for FULL info. OP only asked for the County

Couldn't be easier ;-) ;-)

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 9 Nov 2023 10:46

Yes I know Argyll but I followed it up to see what Reg district Emma Jane was reg in as she was recorded as born Millfield

Was rounding off the edges lol ??


ArgyllGran Report 9 Nov 2023 10:11

I only posted that 1861 as an example of an appearance of the name Millfield, and its location in the area of Lincoln Road.

The family have nothing to do with Nala's query.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 9 Nov 2023 09:22


Marriages Sep 1849
Adams John Nth Witchford 14 179
Graver Harriett N Witchford 14 179


GRO Reference: 1850 D Quarter in NORTH WITCHFORD UNION Volume 14 Page 135

GRO Reference: 1853 M Quarter in PETERBOROUGH Volume 03B Page 197

So Millfield was Reg in Peterborough district

GRO Reference: 1857 M Quarter in PETERBOROUGH Volume 03B Page 214


ArgyllGran Report 9 Nov 2023 00:32

For example - this family in Lincoln Road in 1861:

Robt Harry Adams
in the 1861 England Census
Name Robt Harry Adams
Gender Male
Age 4
Relation Son
Estimated Birth Year 1857
Father's Name John Adams
Mother's Name Harriet Adams
Where born Peterborough Millfield
Civil parish Peterborough St John the Baptist
Ecclesiastical parish St Mark
County/Island Northamptonshire
Country England
Registration district Peterborough
Sub-registration district Peterborough
ED, institution, or vessel 16
Household schedule number 169
Piece 966
Folio 94
Page number 28
Household Members (Name) Age Relationship
John Adams 49 Head
Harriet Adams 42 Wife
Frederick Robt Adams 10 Son
Emma Jane Adams 8 Daughter
Robt Harry Adams 4 Son
Charles Bonner 17 Apprentice
John Lilly 26 Servant
Emily Spriggs 16 Servant

Emma and Robert both born in Millfield.


ArgyllGran Report 8 Nov 2023 23:49

Can't see Millfield in any census until 1911.
Nor is it listed specifically in any registration district on FreeBMD.

Seems complicated:

From Wikipedia -

"Millfield is a residential area of the city of Peterborough, in the ceremonial county of Cambridgeshire, England. For electoral purposes it comprises the main part of Peterborough Central ward."

"The City of Peterborough, commonly known as Peterborough, is a unitary authority district with city status in the ceremonial county of Cambridgeshire, England. The area is named after its largest settlement, Peterborough but also covers a wider area of outlying villages and hamlets.

The district's area covers parts of the historic counties of Northamptonshire and Huntingdonshire, as well as a small part of Cambridgeshire. "

Try contacting Peterborough Local History Society:

Peterborough itself was in Northamptonshire in 1861, and if Millfield is in central Peterborough, I would guess it would be Northamptonshire.


ErikaH Report 8 Nov 2023 11:02

Have you tried GOOGLING?

Or looking at 1861 census?

Or freebmd for complete info? ;-) ;-) ;-)


Nala Report 8 Nov 2023 10:27

Just a quick question.

Which county was it in in 1863?

Thanks Nala.