Walter Ruff Miller was born about 1869 in Glasgow, the son of John Miller and Jane Ruff. In the 1881 census, Walter, age 12, is with his grandparents, William and Ann Ruff at 71 Soho St in Glasgow. Walter, a 23 year old Carpet Weaver, married Elizabeth Cumberford, a 20 year old Carpet Factory Worker, on 31 Dec 1891 at the Elle Church in Glasgow. Witnesses were David Jack and Marion Cumberford, presumably Elizabeth’s sister.
In the 1901 census Elizabeth and Walter, an Egg Salesman, are at North Rd and Calderhead Place in Bellshill with their children John, Elizabeth, Hugh and Jeannie. Also there is Elizabeth’s sister Agnes Cumberford. In the 1911 census, Walter, an Egg Salesman, and Lizzie are at 49 North Rd in Bellshill West, Bothwell, with their children John, Lizzie, Hugh, Jeannie, Agnes and Annie.
His wife Elizabeth died 13 Aug 1930 when they were living at 42 Longside Dr in View Park, Bothwell. Walter, an Egg Merchant, died at age 69 on 06 Jul 1938, at 133 Balornock Rd in Glasgow. His usual residence was 21 Arlington St in Glasgow. He died of Cardiovascular Degeneration and Cerebral Thrombosis. His daughter, A. S. Miller, from 20 Bath St in Glasgow, was the death informant.
1868 birth information from Family Search site.
1881 census from LDS issued CD’s.
1891 census from Scotlands People.
1891 marriage record from Scotlands People.
1901, 1911 census from Scotlands People.
1930 death record for wife Elizabeth from Scotlands People.
1938 death record for Walter from Scotlands People.
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