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The entries for people & families with the surname Miller are gathered together in this SideTrack.

This Page does not include people with other forms of the surname.

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Miller, Albert EdwardRef 462-1465
[1895-1918] Son of A. Miller of Halifax.

He worked at Halifax Zoo.

He lived at 6 Albert Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [1914], and served as a Private with the 40th Battalion Machine Gun Corps.

He died at No.1 Canada General Hospital [16th April 1918] (aged 22).

He was buried at Étaples Military Cemetery, France [Grave Ref XXIX D 8].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Miller, Rev DavidRef 462-396
[19??-] Vicar of St John The Divine, Rastrick [2000?]. He moved to Cornwall

Miller, DonaldRef 462-1566
[1913-19??] Son of John Miller.

Like other members of his family, he was interested in motor-boats

Miller, Fred HorsfallRef 462-1696
[1895-1917] Son of Ruth (née Horsfall) & William Miller, of Rockcliffe Cottage, Bacup.

Born in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Border Regiment.

He died 23rd August 1917.

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 85-86]

Miller, GeorgeRef 462-2
[18??-1???]

He married Ellen Metcalfe [1825-1851].

Children:

  1. Francis [1851] who died in infancy & was buried with his mother

Ellen died (possibly of perinatal complications) [24th November 1851] (aged 26)  and was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot 3728]

Miller, GeorgeRef 462-1413
[1884-1917] Son of James Miller.

Born in Hudswell, near Richmond, Yorkshire.

He was a member of Elland Wesleyan Chapel / a woollen feeder [1901] / a driver on the Halifax Tramways.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Doreen [b 1913]

They lived at 174 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1917].

His wife was dead by 1917.

During World War I, he enlisted [October 1916], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [23rd April 1917] (aged 33).

The Halifax Courier [26th May 1917] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 4], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Elland Wesleyan Chapel.

His mother, Margaret, was awarded £3 7/7d as guardian of soldier's child Doreen

Miller, Rev J. S.Ref 462-1503
[18??-1???] Minister at Trinity United Methodist Free Church, Walsden. He left in July 1897

Miller, J. W.Ref 462-1550
[18??-19??] He was appointed Chairman of Halifax Board of Guardians [20 April 1910]

Miller, JamesRef 462-1600
[1847-19??] Born in Belfast.

He was a gardener's labourer & army pensioner [1891] / a corporation labourer [1901] / a general labourer [1911].

He married Mary [1858-19??].


Mary was born in Chester.

She was a shopkeeper & greengrocer [1891]

 

Children:

  1. Alice Gertrude [b 1885]
  2. Mary A. [b 1887]
  3. Sarah Lilian [b 1888] who was a cook [1911]
  4. Samuel Charles
  5. John James [b 1893] who was a cotton piecer [1911]

They lived at

  • 141 Christleton Road, Chester, Cheshire [1891]
  • 153 Christleton Road, Chester, Cheshire [1901]
  • 30 Hope Street, Halifax [1911]

Miller, JamesRef 462-669
[1863-19??] Born in Richmond, Yorkshire

He was a gas house labourer [1891] / a green grocer [1901] / a fruiterer's salesman [1911].

In 1883, he married Margaret Craddock [1864-19??] in Richmond, Yorkshire.


Margaret was born in Hudswell, Yorkshire
 

Children:

  1. George
  2. Minnie [b 1888] who was a cotton piecer [1901], a weaver  woollen mill [1911]
  3. Margaret Annie [b 1890] who was a weaver woollen mill  [1911]
  4. Lily [b 1892] who was a weaver woollen mill [1911]
  5. Sarah Hannah [b 1894] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  6. James E. [b 1896] who was a butcher's apprentice [1911]
  7. Nellie [b 1898] who was a shop girl [1911]
  8. Emily [b 1903]

They lived at

  • 50 Quebec Street, Elland [1891]
  • 3 Dean Street, Elland [1901]
  • 6 Long Lea Terrace, Elland [1911]
  • 174 Hanson Lane, Halifax [1917]

Miller, JohnRef 462-902
[18??-19??] Dyer.

He lived at Cobden House, Hipperholme [1905]

Miller, JohnRef 462-658
[1818-1???] He was a beerseller at an unidentified beerhouse at 19 Church Street, Halifax [1851].


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

In [Q1] 1843, he married Hannah Wood [1820-1???] in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. William Wood [b 1844]
  2. Mary Hannah [b 1845]
  3. Sarah Jane [b 1846]
  4. John Edwin [b 1850]

Miller, John A.Ref 462-M321
[1885-1930] Of Brighouse.

Son of John Watson Miller.

Chairman of Miller's Oils.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Donald
  2. daughter

They lived at Ivy Cottage, Brighouse [1930].

Like other members of his family, he was interested in motor-boats.

He was a motor-boat champion and was killed during an outboard motor boat display at St Helens

Miller, John AlexanderRef 462-126
[1884-1930] He was a Freemason. In 1908, he married Margaret Eliza Wood [1882-1977] in Halifax.

They lived at Ivy House, Rastrick.

The couple were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Miller, John WatsonRef 462-212
[1851-19??] Founder of Miller's Oils.

Born in Scotland.

He worked in America before returning to Britain and becoming a sales representative for the Standard Oil Company. This brought him to Brighouse where he met Thomas Sykes.

In 1888, he bought Sykes's business at Rastrick, later moving to the Brighouse Brick, Tile & Stone Company site on Rastrick Common.

He was active in the Bridge End Congregational Church / was elected Councillor in the Brighouse Municipal Elections of 1893.

In 1882, he married Hannah Burton Blackie [1865-19??] from Scotland, in Toxteth Park, Lancashire.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Phoebe Robina [b 1886]
  3. Mary Eleanora [b 1890]
  4. William Douglas

They lived at

  • Alma Terrace, Rastrick
  • Lillands, Rastrick [1891]
  • The Cliffe, 8 Cliffe Road, Rastrick [1901]
  • Mirfield [1911]

Living with them [in 1901] was Hannah's mother Mrs Blackie

Miller, JosephRef 462-838
[17??-17??] A schoolmaster at Longwood. In 1770, he published A Choice Selection of Family Prayers and Divine Poems

Miller, Lawrence AyrtonRef 462-1726
[1911-1944] Son of Annie Louisa Olga & Ernest Howroyd Miller.

He was educated at Moorside School & Halifax Tech / employed by Benjamin Riley & Sons, Boothtown.

In [Q3] 1934, he married Doreen Dolly Pearson in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Maureen Y. [b 1936]
  2. Keith B. [b 1941]
  3. child

They lived at Green Street, Holywell Green.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with the 100th Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He was Navigator in a Lancaster bomber.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 31st July 1944 (aged 33).

He was buried at Haverskerque British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref B 22].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Miller, MaxRef 462-1517
[1894-1963] Comedian.

In 1922, he appeared as a pierrot at the Shay Gardens, Halifax

Miller, Ronald B.Ref 462-1727
[1925-1944] Son of Minnie & George Robert Miller of Halifax.

He was educated at Halifax Parish Church School & Halifax Modern School / employed by Farman & Oates, haulage contractors.

During World War II, he enlisted [1942], and served as a Trooper with C Squadron 2nd County of London Yeomanry (Westminster Dragoons)  Royal Armoured Corps.

He died 3rd November 1944 (aged 19).

He was buried at Mierlo War Cemetery, Nederlands [Grave Ref V D 8].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Miller, Samuel CharlesRef 462-1604
[1891-1916] Son of James Miller.

Born in Chester.

He was a local champion light-weight boxer and won several medals / employed in a pottery & glazing works [1911] / employed by Inman Brothers Limited / a Territorial.

In [Q3] 1911, he married either Mary Norton or Emily Oates

They lived at 15 Launceston Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916].

The Halifax Courier [4th November 1916] reported his death with a photograph.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], and in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Miller, William DouglasRef 462-1565
[1896-19??] Son of John Watson Miller.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a Brighouse Councillor.

Like other members of his family, he was interested in motor-boats.

He founded the Brighouse & Halifax Model Engineers and created Ravensprings Park, Brighouse to display their collection of models

 

 

Miller surnameRef 462-1
There are 22 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Miller, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.


Unattached BMDs for Miller

Marriages 1930, 1932, 1936

Unattached burials at Lister Lane Cemetery: Plot 3728

 



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