Francis Ernest Millbank 1894-1940

Francis Ernest MILLBANK is Ben’s great grandfather. He was born on 07 December 1894 at Westminster, Middlesex. His parents are Henry Joseph MILLBANK & Sarah DIAPER.


Francis Ernest MILLBANK was baptised on 15 May 1895 at Westminster, Middlesex1.

When BaptisedWhen BornChild’s NameParents’ NamesAbodeQuality, Trade or Profession
15 May 1895December 1894Francis ErnestHenry Joseph & Sarah MILLBANK14 Ponsonby PlaceCoachman

1901 Census

In 1901, Francis Ernest MILLBANK was 6 years old and living at 13 Bessborough Road, Westminster, Middlesex with his parents Henry J and Sarah MILLBANK2.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadCondition as to MarriageAgeProfession or OccupationWhere Born
Henry J MILLBANKHeadMarried44Storehouse man. Army clothingClerkenwell
Sarah MILLBANKWifeMarried44Stowupland, Suffolk
Maud MILLBANKDaur.Single14Westminster, London
Henry E MILLBANKSonSingle10Westminster, London
Francis E MILLBANKSonSingle6Westminster, London
Karl HAILENBACHBoarderWidower40Cabinet MakerEisenach, Germany

1911 Census

In 1911, Francis Ernest MILLBANK was living with his family still at the same address: 13 Bessborough Place, Westminster, Middlesex3. Francis was 16 years old and working as a cashier.

Name and SurnameRelationship to HeadAgeParticulars as to MarriageProfession or OccupationWhere Born
Henry Joseph MILLBANKHead54MarriedCoachman (domestic)Clerkenwell, London
Sarah MILLBANKWife54Married 25 years. 4 children, 3 living, 1 diedStowupland, Suffolk
Maud Elizabeth MILLBANKDaur.24SingleTailoressWestminster, London
Henry Edward MILLBANKSon19SingleBoy clerk. Civil serviceWestminster, London
Francis Ernest MILLBANKSon16SingleCashierWestminster, 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 Ernest MILLBANK was living at 92 Long Lane, Croydon, Surrey5 with his wife Charlotte and 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


Francis Ernest MILLBANK died at 92 Long Lane, Croydon, Surrey on 01 March 19406.

Family Members:

Wife:Charlotte JOHNSON 1891-1970
Father:Henry Joseph MILLBANK 1857-1941
Mother:Sarah DIAPER 1856-1940

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  1. Baptisms (PR) England. Westminster, Middlesex. 15 May 1895. MILLBANK, Francis Ernest. Collection: Westminster, London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1919. : accessed 25 December 2021.
  2. Census Records. England. Westminster, London. 01 April 1901. MILLBANK, Henry J (head). ED 13. PN 93. FN 70. p. 23. SN 167. : accessed 02 December 2021.
  3. Census Records. England. Westminster, London. 02 April 1911. MILLBANK, Henry Joseph (head). RD 5. ED 09. PN 474. : accessed 02 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. Testamentary Records. England. 10 May 1940. MILLBANK, Francis Ernest. Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the grants of probate. p. 551. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995. : accessed 02 December 2021.


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