Charlotte Johnson 1891-1970

Charlotte JOHNSON is Ben’s great grandmother. She was born on 26 February 1891. Her parents are Thomas William JOHNSON and Mary Ann Jane HOPSON.


Charlotte JOHNSON was baptised at St John, Worlds End, Chelsea, Middlesex on 25 March 18911. Her father, Thomas William JOHNSON, was a horse keeper. The family were living at 20 Riley Street, Chelsea, Middlesex.

When BaptisedWhen BornChild’s NameParents’ NamesAbodeQuality, Trade or Profession
25 March 189125 February 1891Charlotte JOHNSONThomas & Mary Ann JOHNSON20 Riley StreetHorse keeper

1891 Census

In 1891, Charlotte JOHNSON was the baby of the family at only 2 months old. She was living at 20 Riley Street, Cheslea, London2 with her parents Thomas and Mary JOHNSON, and her older siblings Thomas, Mary Ann, Louisa and Eliza. Her father’s occupation is given as “hostler”, which is another word for a horse keeper.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadCondition as to MarriageAgeProfession or OccupationWhere Born
Thomas JOHNSONHeadMarried37Hostler (groom)Chelsea, London
Mary A J JOHNSONWifeMarried35Deptford, Kent
Thomas W JOHNSONSon7Westminster, London
Mary Ann JOHNSONDaur.5Westminster, London
Louisa E JOHNSONDaur.3Westminster, London
Eliza M JOHNSONDaur.2Kensington, London
Charlotte JOHNSONDaur.2 monthsChelsea, London

1901 Census

In 1901, Charlotte JOHNSON was 9 years old (but I calculate that she would have been 10), and living at home with her parents. She has 3 new siblings that were born in the preceding decade: Robert, John and Elizabeth. They lived at 8 Arneway Street, Chelsea, Middlesex3.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadCondition as to MarriageAgeProfession or OccupationWhere Born
Thomas JOHNSONHeadMarried47Horse Keeper (groom)Chelsea, London
Mary A JOHNSONWifeMarried45Deptford, London
Thomas JOHNSONSonSingle17Carpenter’s labourerWestminster, London
Mary A JOHNSONDaur.Single15Dressmaker’s apprenticeWestminster, London
Louisa JOHNSONDaur.13Westminster, London
Eliza JOHNSONDaur.12Kennington, London
Charlotte JOHNSONDaur.9Chelsea, London
Robert JOHNSONSon7Walworth, London
John JOHNSONSon5Westminster, London
Elizabeth JOHNSONDaur.2Westminster, London

1911 Census

In 1911 Charlotte was 20 years old and living at home with her parents at 58 Bessborough Place, Westminster, Middlesex[Census Records. England. Westminster, London. 02 April 1911. JOHNSON, Thomas (head). RD 5. ED 09. PN 474. : accessed 25 December 2021.[/efn_note]. She was working as a dressmaker.

Name and SurnameRelationship to HeadAgeParticulars as to MarriageProfession or OccupationWhere Born
Thomas JOHNSONHead57MarriedPainter’s labourerChelsea, London
Mary Ann JOHNSONWife55Married 30 years. 8 children, 8 living, 0 diedDeptford, London
Thomas William JOHNSONSon27SingleCarpenterWestminster, London
Mary Ann JOHNSONDaur.25SingleDressmakerWestminster, London
Louisa Elizabeth JOHNSONDaur.23SingleDressmakerWestminster, London
Charlotte JOHNSONDaur.20SingleTie-makerChelsea, London
Robert JOHNSONSon17SingleWiremans labourerKennington, London
John Alfred JOHNSONSon15SingleOffice-boyWestminster, London
Elizabeth Emily JOHNSONDaur.12SchoolWestminster, London


Francis Ernest MILLBANK and Charlotte JOHNSON were married on 18 May 1918 at t Mary’s Church, Battersea, London4.

When MarriedName and SurnameAgeConditionRank or ProfessionResidenceFather’s Name and SurnameRank or Profession of Father
18 May 1918Francis Ernest MILLBANK23BachelorMessengerHoly Trinity PimlicoHenry Joseph MILLBANKPacker
Charlotte JOHNSON25Spinster27 Rosenau RoadThomas William JOHNSON (deceased)Carpenter
Witnesses: Florence Emily SHEPHEARD & William SHEPHEARD

1939 Register

In 1939, Francis and Charlotte MILLBANK were living at 92 Long Lane, Croydon, Surrey5 with 2 of their sons, Frank and William MILLBANK. Francis was working as a railway ticket inspector.

NamesM or FBirthS M W or DPersonal Occupation
Francis E MILLBANKM07 December 1894MRailway Ticket Inspector
Charlotte MILLBANKF26 February 1891MUnpaid domestic Duties
Frank R MILLBANKM11 February 1919SPrinting Trade [??] Operator
William L MILLBANKM13 September 1920SPrinting Trade Machineminder


Charlotte JOHNSON (MILLBANK) died in Croydon, Surrey in 19706.

Family Members:

Husband:Francis Ernest MILLBANK 1894-1940
Father:Thomas William JOHNSON 1854-1917
Mother:Mary Ann Jane HOPSON 1856-?
  1. Baptisms (PR) England. Chelsea, Middlesex. 25 March 1891. JOHNSON, Charlotte. Collection: London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1920. : accessed 24 December 2021.
  2. Census Records. England. Chelsea, Middlesex. 05 April 1891. JOHNSON, Thomas (head). ED 11. PN 65. FN 25. : accessed 24 December 2021.
  3. Census Records. England. Chelsea, Middlesex. 01 April 1901. JOHNSON, Thomas (head). ED 06. PN 91. FN 139. p. 32. SN 242. : accessed 25 December 2021.
  4. Marriage (CR) England. Battersea, Surrey. 18 May 1918. MILLBANK, Francis Ernest and JOHNSON, Charlotte. Collection: London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936. : accessed 02 December 2021.
  5. 1939 Register. England & Wales. Croydon, Surrey. MILLBANK, Francis E. 29 September 1939. Reference: RG101/1287A/012/5. National Archives (Great Britain), Kew, England. Collection: 1939 Register. : accessed 02 December 2021.
  6. Death Index (CR) England & Wales. Croydon, Surrey. 2nd Q., 1970. MILLBANK, Charlotte. Vol. 5a. p. 1665. Collection: England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007. : accessed 24 December 2021.


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