Mill Mead


Housemistress: Mill Mead

Danielle Lilley

Danielle took up her position as Housemistress of Mill Mead in August 2015. She was Head Girl at Stowe before reading Mathematics at Durham University, where she played competitive hockey and netball. After obtaining her PGCE, she completed an MA in Educational Research in 2008.

Danielle arrived at Marlborough in September 2007 to teach Mathematics and was later appointed RHT in Mill Mead. She has coached hockey, netball and tennis, overseeing the pre-season Algarve training in the latter. 

Married to Ben, a local architect, they have two young sons, Archie and Casper. They are keen hikers and split their holidays between Dartmoor and Cumbria, while travel further afield sees them pursue their passion for scuba diving.


Mill Mead Boarding House

Key Facts

Mill Mead is an all-girls’ house situated on the water meadows to the south-east of the campus, adjacent to the two trout lakes. Behind the building is a large grass playing field bounded by the River Kennet. Mill Mead enjoys a rural location but is still just two minutes’ walk from Court. The house shares a communal area with C3 where boys and girls can socialise.

Location: Water meadows 

Gender: Girls 

Number of pupils: 71 

Twinned with: C3 


Hannah Meehan-Staines

Resident House Tutor

Hannah arrived at Marlborough in September 2015 as a Geography beak. After two years as a tutor in Mill Mead she became the RHT. Alongside coaching hockey, netball and golf, she is an Officer in the CCF and is also the current Head of Hundred.


Eula Gibbs​


Eula joined Marlborough as Dame of Barton Hill in 2015 before becoming Dame in C3 and Mill Mead in 2017, and RHT of Mill Mead in 2020. Eula manages the domestic team and helps to provide a friendly home from home for the girls in her care.