Family Data?

Marriage entries from an index transcribed from LDS Film Records available from FIBIS

Presidency Location Year Husband Wife Source Notes
Unspecified Calcutta 1901-05 Alfred William MILES Lucretia Annie HILL Volume 10,Folio 1110, LDS Film Reference 498604
IOR Reference, Z/N/11/10 Registry Office Marriage Index
Parents of I..R. Miles. 
See photo.
Bengal   1893 Harry MILES Alice C. M. WATERLOW Volume 230 Folio 2 LDS Film Reference 527488
Source Marriage Indexes
?Uncle Harry
Probably a brother of Alfred William
Bengal   1893 Geo. Roslyn MILES Emma C. LEAHY Volume 233 Folio 46 LDS Film Reference 512346
Source Marriage Indexes
?Uncle Roslyn
probably a brother of Alfred William.  He must have died in the 1950s.
Bombay Poona 1892 Francis Innes L. CLARKE Getrude Emily MILES Volume 8, Folio 588 LDS Film Reference 498604
IOR Reference Z/N/11/8   Bombay Marriage Index
?Aunt Gertrude
probably a sister of Alfred William
Also Methodist Episcopal Church 18 Dec Francis James Lu CLARK,
clerk government service
Gertrude Emily MILES India Office Records Reference: N/11/8 f.588 Transcr.British Library Parent:  George
Bengal Bengal 1887 Wm Henderson. TEMPLE Rose Alice B MILES Vol. 7, Folio 1495
LDS Reference 498604
IOR Reference Z/N/11/7
Registry Office Marriage index
?Aunt Rose
Unspecified   1876-1880 Charles Henry MACAFEE Sara Juliana MILES Vol.5, Folio 709, LDS Film Referene 498604, IOR Reference Z/N/11/5
Registry Office Marriage Index
Aunt Sarah.  She must be the "Mrs McAfee, 1 Argyle Park Terrace, Edinborough, Scotland" who appears in the Letts' 'Chums Notebook and Diary 1925' where Aunt Gertrude was staying.  And possibly a daughter of the George Roslyn who married Julian JEFFREY below?
Unspecified     Bengal 1852 - 1860  George Roslyn  MILES Juliana  JEFFREY Vol.1, Folio 384, LDS Film Reference 498604, IOR Reference Z/N/11/1 Registry Office Marriage Index The identical name to the younger Geo. Roslyn must indicate a relationship.

 


Marriages (from Family History in India Index to Bengal Marriages 1874-1896 index)

Surnames Forenames Surnames Forenames Vol Folio Year
Miles Caroline E. Bailey Peter 148 98 1874
Miles Geo. Roslyn Leahy Emma C. 233 46 1893
Miles Harry Waterlow Alice C. M. 230 2 1893
Miles Matilda J. Kinnersley James B. 198 169 1886
Miles Rebecca Flint William 164 190 1878
Miles Richard B. Harrison Victoria 188 56 1884
Miles Rosea B. Temple Wm. H. Reg   1887
Miles Thos. Wm. Brooke Emmeline L. 191 136 1884
Miles Thos. Wm. Brooke Emmeline L. 191 136 1885

 


A MILES family

No idea if this family is related but Theophilus could be source of the family legend that one of the ancestors was "a judge in India".  In fact a Deputy Collector is merely a member of a "lower echelon of the general civil service in India" and recruited almost entirely from persons born in India "whether European, Eurasian or Asian" (see British Library, India Office Records, Family History pages).

Marriage

Year Surnames Forenames Surnames Forenames Entry Source
1844 MILES Theophilus William   COLLINS Helen Georgiana Louisa  At Camp Kurrachee, by license, by the Rev. H.H. Brereton, Mr. Theophilus William Miles, Clerk, Collectorate of Hyderabad Scinde, to Miss Helen Georgiana Louisa Collins, only daughter of Mrs. J. Collins, Menior Point Bombay Almanac, 1845. FIBIS
1855 MILES W.A. JAMES Esther Bombay. Vol. 29 Folio 207 LDS Film Reference 462966
IOR Reference Z/N/3
 Bombay Marriage Index
1859 MILES Wm A WELLS Elizabeth S Bombay. Vol.Reg Folio 480 LDS Film Reference N/A see IOR
IOR Reference Z/N/3
Bombay Marriage Index

1851 Bombay Census for Scinde  (available from British India Family Website)

  Surname Name Relationship Condition Sex Age Rank, Profession or Occupation Where Born Notes
568 MILES Theophilus Head Married M 26 Head Acct't Collectors Office India  
569 MILES Ellen Wife Married F 22 - India  
570 MILES Agnus Daughter - F 1 - India  
571 HOLLINGSWORTH John T. Visitor Unmarried M 27 Head Clerk Coll'rs Office India  
572 MILES William A Visitor Unmarried M 17 Clerk Police Office India ?younger brother?

Births

Date Baptised Surname Entry Source  
7 Oct 1856   MILES At Shikarpore, the wife of Mr. T. Miles, Head Accountant, Upper Scinde Collectorate, of a daughter Bombay Almanac 1857  
25 Aug 1860     MILES At Shikarpore, the wife of Mr. T. Miles, Deputy Collector, of a daughter Bombay Almanac 1861  
19 Nov 1860  MILES At Kurrachee, the wife of Mr. W.A. Miles, Head Clerk, Post Omce, of a daughter Bombay Almanac 1861  
1864 MILES At Poona, the wife of T. Miles, Esq., of a son.   Bombay Almanac 1865  

Deaths

At Kurrachee on 1st April   [1858], Esther, wife of Mr William A Miles aged 16yrs 6mos 8days. {from a RootsWeb India-L mail message).
 


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