Percy Ralph Miller

15 December 1895–April 1985 (Age 89)
Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Percy Ralph

When Percy Ralph Miller was born on 15 December 1895, in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George MILLER, was 37 and his mother, Deborah TOOMBS, was 30. He lived in Neithrop, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Wellington, Tamil Nādu, India in 1911. He died in April 1985, in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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Deborah TOOMBS
Letitia M Millard
Emma Mary MILLER
George H R Miller
Percy Ralph Miller

Parents and Siblings

    George MILLER


    Deborah TOOMBS




    Letitia M Millard



    George H R Miller



World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 6

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Age 13

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 26

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a miller. The standard modern vocabulary word represents the northern Middle English term, an agent derivative of mille ‘mill’, reinforced by Old Norse mylnari ( see Milner ). In southern, western, and central England Millward (literally, ‘mill keeper’) was the usual term. The American surname has absorbed many cognate surnames from other European languages, for example French Meunier , Dumoulin , Demoulins, and Moulin ; German Mueller ; Dutch Molenaar ; Italian Molinaro ; Spanish Molinero; Hungarian Molnár; Slavic Mlinar , etc.2 Southwestern and Swiss German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Müller ( see Mueller ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Percy Ralph Miller in household of Alfred Miller, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Percy R Millard in household of George Millard, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Percy Ralph Miller, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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