John Barker-Mill

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Sir John Barker-Mill, Bt
Personal information
Full name John Barker Mill
Born (1803-12-04)4 December 1803
Wareham, Dorset, England
Died 20 February 1860(1860-02-20) (aged 56)
Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire, England
Domestic team information
Years Team
1842 Hampshire
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches 1
Runs scored
Batting average
100s/50s –/–
Top score
Balls bowled
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings
10 wickets in match
Best bowling
Catches/stumpings –/–
Source: Cricinfo, 5 March 2010

Sir John Barker-Mill, 1st Baronet (4 December 1803 – 20 February 1860) was an English first-class cricketer.

Born John Barker in 1803, in accordance to the last will and testament of his maternal uncle Sir Charles Mill, 10th Baronet, he took the additional name of Mill by Royal Licence on 8 May 1835.[1]

The Reverend John Barker-Mill was created a Baronet 'of Mottisfont in the County of Southampton' on 16 March 1836.[2]

In 1842 three local gentlemen, Thomas Chamberlayne, Sir Frederick Hervey-Bathurst and Barker-Mill himself, financed the development of the Antelope Ground in Southampton.[3]

Barker-Mill made a single first-class appearance for Hampshire against the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1842. In his only first-class match Mill was absent hurt in both of Hampshire's innings.

Barker-Mill died at Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire on 20 February 1860.


Rev. John Barker married Jane (c. 1798-1884) daughter of Col. William Swinburne on the 14 August 1828 at Keynsham, Somerset. They had no issue.
Lady Jane Barker-Mill died aged 85 at Mottisfont Abbey, Hampshire on 2nd of Jan. 1884.


  1. ^ "No. 19271". The London Gazette. 19 May 1835. p. 964. 
  2. ^ "No. 19359". The London Gazette. 23 February 1836. p. 358. 
  3. ^ "Antelope Ground, Southampton, England". Retrieved 5 June 2010. 

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