Markham may refer to:




  • Markham & Co., an ironworks and steelworks company near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
    • Markham Colliery Disaster, a mining accident that occurred in 1973 at the Markham Colliery near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England
  • Markham Vineyards, vineyards located in the city of St. Helena, California, USA


  • Markham languages, a subgroup of the Huon Gulf languages with Lower and Upper subgroups


  • Markham Baronets, two Baronetcies created for persons with the surname Markham
  • Sir Albert Hastings Markham (1841-1918), a British explorer, author, and naval officer
  • Algernon Augustus Markham (1869-1949), an Anglican bishop
  • Arthur Markham (disambiguation), multiple people
  • Bernard Markham (1907-1984), an Anglican Bishop in the third quarter of the 20th Century
  • Beryl Markham (1902-1986), a British-born Kenyan writer, pilot and horse trainer
  • Sir Clements Markham (1830-1916), a President of the Royal Geographical Society
  • Christopher Ray Markham (1983-Present), College Dean, Entrepreneur, Entertainer, and United States Army soldier
  • Col Markham (born 1940), an Australian politician
  • Curtis Markham (born 1959), a former American NASCAR driver in all three top series
  • Dale Markham (born 1957), a National Football League player
  • David Markham (1913-1983), a British actor
  • E. A. Markham (1939-2008), a poet and writer, born in Harris, Montserrat
  • Edward Murphy Markham (1877-1950), a United States Army general
  • Edwin Markham (1852-1940), an American poet
  • Fish Markham (1924-2000), a South African cricketer
  • Frank Markham (1897–1975), a British politician
  • Fred L. Markham (1902-1984), an American architect in the early 20th century
  • Gervase Markham (ca. 1568-1637), an English poet and writer
  • Gervase Markham (programmer) (born 1978), a British programmer for the Mozilla Foundation and a lead developer of Bugzilla
  • Griffin Markham (d. aft. 1644), an English soldier
  • Harry Markham, a former professional English rugby league footballer of the 1950s
  • Henry Markham (1840-1923), a United States Representative and 18th Governor of California
  • Ian Markham, an American academic
  • J. David Markham (born 1945), an award-winning educator, author and internationally respected historian
  • James Markham Marshall (1764-1848), a United States federal judge
  • Jerry Markham, a leading scholar on business organizations and securities regulation in the United States
  • John Frederick Markham, an American architect in the 20th century and accomplished artist (1928-)
  • John Markham (died 1479), an English judge and Chief Justice
  • June Markham, a British ice dancer
  • Kika Markham (born 1940), a British actress
  • Mansfield Markham (born 1905), a British film producer and director
  • Monte Markham(born 1935), an American actor
  • Pauline Markham (1847-1919), a singer and burlesque dancer during the period of Civil War in the United States
  • Petra Markham (born 1947), a British actress
  • Pigmeat Markham (real name Dewey Markham, 1904-1981), an African-American entertainer
  • Ray Markham (born 1958), a professional ice hockey player
  • Reed B. Markham (born 1957), a leading scholar in communication, author, writer, educator
  • Richard Markham, an English pianist
  • Rory Markham (born 1982), an American professional mixed martial arts fighter
  • Violet Markham (1872-1959), a writer, social reformer and administrator
  • William Markham (disambiguation), multiple people

Fictional characters

  • Markham (Stargate), a USMC non-commissioned officer played by Joseph May in Stargate Atlantis
  • Ben and Stephanie Markham, two character in the All Saints Australian medical drama series
  • Cylla Markham, a character in the Skullbuster comics series
  • Grant Markham, a fictional character in the Doctor Who novels
  • Dame Sally Markham, a character in Little Britain British television and radio sketch series
  • Ulf Reichstein-Markham, a recurring character from the Man-Kzin Wars series of books


  • Mrs Markham, the pseudonym of Elizabeth Penrose (1780-1837), an English writer
  • Robert Markham, a pseudonym created by Glidrose Publications in the mid-1960s to continue the James Bond book series




  • Markham By-Pass (disambiguation), multiple uses
  • Markham Ice Shelf, formerly attached to Ellesmere Island, Nunavut
  • Markham, Ontario, a town in the Regional Municipality of York, located in the Greater Toronto Area of Southern Ontario

Papua New Guinea


United Kingdom

  • Markham, Wales, a village in Caerphilly
  • Markham Moor, a village which lies five miles south of the town of Retford in the county of Nottinghamshire, England
  • East Markham, historically also known as Great Markham, a small village near Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, England

United States

Popular culture

  • Markham (TV series), starring Ray Milland, which aired in the U.S. on the CBS network during the 1959-60 television season


  • Markham Gang, a notorious criminal organization located primarily in Ontario, Canada in the middle of the 19th century

See also

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  • Markham & Co. — Markham Co. Ltd Industry Heavy Engineering Fate Taken over Predecessor J W Oliver Successor Davy Markham Founded 1889 (as Markham Co.) Defunct 1998 …   Wikipedia

  • Markham — Markham, IL U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 12620 Housing Units (2000): 4019 Land area (2000): 5.213615 sq. miles (13.503201 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.213615 sq. miles (13.503201 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Markham, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 12620 Housing Units (2000): 4019 Land area (2000): 5.213615 sq. miles (13.503201 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.213615 sq. miles (13.503201 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Markham, TX — U.S. Census Designated Place in Texas Population (2000): 1138 Housing Units (2000): 446 Land area (2000): 2.287599 sq. miles (5.924854 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.287599 sq. miles (5.924854 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Markham, WA — U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington Population (2000): 95 Housing Units (2000): 51 Land area (2000): 1.123255 sq. miles (2.909218 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.123255 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Markham — Markham1 [mär′kəm] (Charles) Edwin 1852 1940; U.S. poet Markham2 [mär′kəm] 1. [after Rev. W. Markham (1720 1806), Archbishop of York (England)] city in SE Ontario, Canada, northeast of Toronto: pop. 173,000 2. Mount mountain in Antarctica, near… …   English World dictionary

  • Markham — (spr. Markhämm), geb. um 1805 in England, trat 1824 in die britische Armee ein u. focht 1837 in Canada gegen die Insurrection; dann nach Indien versetzt, nahm er Theil an den Feldzügen gegen die Afghanen u. die Sikhs, commandirte bei den beiden… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Markham [1] — Markham (spr. mārkĕm), Fluß in Kaiser Wilhelms Land (Neuguinea), dessen Quelle noch nicht bekannt ist, dessen von Moresby entdeckte Mündung in die Nordwestecke des Huongolfs eine sehr bedeutende Breite hat, aber leider durch eine Barre versperrt… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Markham [2] — Markham (spr. mārkĕm), 1) Clements Robert, engl. Geograph und Reisender, geb. 20. Juli 1830 in Stillingfleet bei York, trat 1844 in die englische Marine, beteiligte sich 1850–51 an der Expedition zur Aufsuchung Franklins, nahm dann seinen… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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