A search of the Great Britain censuses for the surnames Millington, Millinton and Milington carried out by the author.
Entries from part of Wednesbury (Staffs.), Hawarden and Hope (Flint), Cheshire (a few around Runcorn), Sheffield (Yorks.).
A personal search of indexes produced by local family history societies of the 1851 census. 2917 entries have been identified (out of a population of 20,668,881), representing 0.0141% (or 1 in 7085) of the total. The most populous counties are Staffordshire (575 entries), Cheshire (353), and Lancashire (303).
Entries from West Bromwich (Staffs.), Hawarden and Hope (Flint).
A complete search of the 1881 census index for Great Britain (produced with the assistance of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints).
A total of 4580 distinct individuals have been identified (out of a population of 29,410,274), representing 0.0156% (or 1 in 6241) of the total. The most populous counties are Staffordshire (836 entries), Lancashire (751), and Cheshire (485). However, the most densely populated county is Flintshire with 185 entries in a population of 80, 587, representing 0.2296% (or 1 in 436).
All entries from Scotland have been identified. Entries from the complete census indexes for Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire have been extracted. Entries for Cheshire (Altrincham, Congleton, and Stockport districts), Hampshire, Glamorgan (Cardiff), Lancashire (Barrow, Lancaster, Preston, and Wigan districts), Warwickshire (Aston and Birmingham), and Yorkshire (Bradford, Hull, and Middlesborough) are also on file. A total of 661 entries to date.