Tag Archives: Bristol

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

Posted in Miles, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Miles | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Miles | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments