Miles, Morris

Inscription

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND MOST LOVING MEMORY OF
MORRIS MILES
FEBRUARY 9TH 1908
THE GIFT OF GOD IS ETERNAL LIFE
THROUGH JESUS CHRIST OUR LORD

Other Information

In the 1861 census, Morris Miles (b.1835, Brixton, Surrey) was living at Barron Cottage, Hill Lane, Millbrook, Southampton. He worked for Ordnance Survey. He lived with his parents, James Samuel (b.1802, Lambeth) and Harriet Maria (b.1802, Hackney). James Samuel was a fundholder. Also present was his sister, Fanny (b.1841, Brixton) and brother, Arthur R (b.1844, Brixton) who also worked for Ordnance Survey. They had 1 domestic servant.
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 683; Folio: 10; Page: 14; GSU roll: 542684.

In the 1881 census, Morris was a widower, living with his widowed father on Hill Lane, Millbrook, Southampton. James Samuel was described as a retired officer East Indies (Coq.?). Morris was a Civil Servant (Ordnance Survey dept.) and had 2 daughters; Emma H. (b.1864, Mauritius) and Harriet A. (b.1873, Millbrook). They had two domestic servants.
Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 1221; Folio: 35; Page: 13; GSU roll: 1341299.

In 1891, Morris lived at 13, Hill Lane, Millbrook, Southampton. He was retired and had one domestic servant.
Source Citation: Class: RG12; Piece: 927; Folio 48; Page 8; GSU roll: 6096037.

Marriage recorded for Morris Miles to Elizabeth Mary Blatch, Jul-Sep 1891, South Stoneham, Vol 2c, page 124.

In 1901, Morris lived at 23 Hill Lane but the address was now under a different parish – St. Marks, Shirley, Southampton. He was married to Elizabeth M.(b. 1845, Southampton). They had 2 domestic servants.
Source Citation: Class: RG13; Piece: 1074; Folio: 101; Page: 2.

Death record for Morris Miles, aged 73, Jan-Mar 1908, South Stoneham, Vol. 2c, page 44.

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