Category Archives: Miles

Letters to “Gentlemen”

I have been busy trying to find details of an illusive ancestor George Brown in Durham when I randomly began searching for Reuben Miles at the British Newspapers webpage. Voilà! Reuben was a writer!! Better still, so was his wife, Elizabeth. … Continue reading

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52 Ancestors Wk1 – Elizabeth Miles

This afternoon I stumbled across a challenge proposed by Amy Crow at No Story Too Small. She is challenging family historians to write blog posts for a different ancestor for each week of the year. I’m not sure that I … Continue reading

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W H Miles

William Henry Miles was born in 21 Paul Street, Bristol on 27 April 1861 to Reuben Miles, a gardener, and his wife, Elizabeth (nee Groves).  Reuben and Elizabeth married in 1851 and had four children: Reuben (c 1853), Elizabeth (c … Continue reading

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A Slight Change in Scope

A new day brings forth a new dream.  I originally established this blog so that I could document the lives and times of my Lemon family ancestors.  It seemed like a great idea to dedicate a blog to each family … Continue reading

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