Ellen Gertrude Milnes1

#8641, (September 1862-31 March 1947)
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Birth*SEP 1862 Ellen Gertrude Milnes was born in SEP 1862 at Derby, Derbyshire, England.2 
Baptism2 SEP 1862 She was baptized on 2 SEP 1862 at Clay Cross, Derbyshire, England.3 
Marriage*2 FEB 1884 She married William Russell, son of William Russell and Mary Gibson, on 2 FEB 1884 at All Saints Church, Walworth, Surrey, England.1,4 
Death*31 MAR 1947 Ellen Gertrude Milnes died on 31 MAR 1947 at Wynburg, Cape Province, South Africa, aged 84.5 
Burial*5 APR 1947 She was buried on 5 APR 1947 at Maitland Cemetery, Maitland, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.6 
Married Name24 FEB 1884 Her married name was Russell.1 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 She and William Russell lived at 28 Springhead Road, Northfleet, Kent, England, together with Gertrude Mary Russell.7 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 Ellen Gertrude Milnes lived at 32 Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London, England.8 
Residence30 MAR 1901 She and William Russell lived at 28 Dover Road, Northfleet, Kent, England.9 
(Witness) Residence2 APR 1911 Ellen Gertrude Milnes lived with Thomas Shadick Higgins M.D., B.Sc., D.P.H and Gertrude Mary Russell at 50 Fountain Road, Edgbaston, Worcestershire, England.10 
Emigration*25 AUG 1923 Ellen Gertrude Milnes and William Russell emigrated on 25 AUG 1923 from Liverpool, Lancashire, England.11 


William Russell b. Mar 1857, d. 23 May 1932
Marriage*2 FEB 1884 Ellen Gertrude Milnes married William Russell, son of William Russell and Mary Gibson, on 2 FEB 1884 at Walworth, Surrey.1,4 
Last Edited19 Oct 2018


  1. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; William Russell, 26, father William & Ellen Gertrude Milnes, 20, father John, All Saints, Newington, no 333, p 167.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Derby, Derbys., Jul-Sep 1862, vol 7b 393.
  3. [S65] England & Wales Christenings, bapt., Ellen Gertrude Milnes, parents John & Elizabeth, Clay Cross, Derbys., fhl 2080806.
  4. [S69] England & Wales Marriages 1538-1940, marriage; Ellen Gertrude Milnes & William Russell, St Savior, Southwark, Jan-Mar 1884, vol 1d 18.
  5. [S83] Unknown author, B.M.D. other records, death, age 84, Ellen Gertrude Milner Russell , Cape Town SA. fhl 4001267.
  6. [S54] Internet source/web sites inc. trees, www.findagrave,com, #146490708.
  7. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  8. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, with family.
  9. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  10. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, also nurse & one servant.
  11. [S61] Passengers, on MV 'Ceramic" Liverpool to Cape Town & Australia.
  12. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, place & age.
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