Authorised form of nameMillington; Langford (- 1807); merchant
Dates - 1807
Place of deathBerners Street, St Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom
Date of death09 May 1807
Dates and placesBurial:
St Marylebone (18 May 1807)
OccupationMerchant; plantation and slave owner
Research fieldAgriculture
Apprenticed to Charles Wheeler of Basinghall Street, merchant (1753-1756)
Owner of the 'River Plantation'', Barbados and other plantations in the West Indies including 'Millington's'' in St Vincent, which exploited enslaved people for labour; resident in Barbados c.1760s-1790s; account of the cultivation and preparation of aloes in Barbados published in the London Medical Journal vol VIII, part 4, p422 (1787); Board of Agriculture (1800); Vice President of the Institution for the Care and Prevention of Contagious Fevers, later London Fevel Hospital (1801)
Royal Institution; Society for Bettering the Condition and Increasing the Comfort of the Poor; Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/05/1802
RelationshipsMarried (1) Mary Maria Warren (1758), (2) Eleanor Shermer (1801)
Published works
Bulloch's Roll; Wikipedia; UCL LBS; TNA
'Langford Millington', Legacies of British Slave-ownership database, [accessed 15th July 2020]
Board of Stamps: Apprenticeship Books, Series IR 1; The National Archives of the UK (TNA), Kew, Surrey, England.
Berman, Morris. 'The Early Years of the Royal Institution 1799-1810: A Re-Evaluation.' in Science Studies, vol. 2, no. 3, 1972, pp. 205–240. JSTOR, [Accessed 3 June 2021.]
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA7417
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1802/03Millington, Langford: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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