George Miles

1840–
Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of George

George Miles was born in 1840, in Hampshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of William Miles and Elizh. Miles. He married Elizabeth Prior on 20 April 1861, in Woodlands, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. He lived in Kingsclere, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

George Miles
1840–
Elizabeth Prior
1836–1903
Marriage: 20 April 1861

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 April 1861
Woodlands, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    William Miles

    MaleMale

    Elizh. Miles

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1843

Age 3

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 14

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 40

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Norman origin): via Old French from the Germanic personal name Milo, of unknown etymology. The name was introduced to England by the Normans in the form Miles (oblique case Milon). In English documents of the Middle Ages the name sometimes appears in the Latinized form Milo (genitive Milonis), although the normal Middle English form was Mile, so the final -s must usually represent the possessive ending, i.e. ‘son or servant of Mile’.2 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Mihel, an Old French contracted form of Michael .3 English: occupational name for a servant or retainer, from Latin miles ‘soldier’, sometimes used as a technical term in this sense in medieval documents.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • George Miles, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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