Mary (Sly) Miller
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Mary (Sly) Miller (bef. 1800 - 1883)

Mary Miller formerly Sly
Born before in Godalming, Surrey, Englandmap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in High Street, Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 8 Oct 2019
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Biography

Mary Sly was born about 1800 in Godalming. She was the daughter of William and Sophia (Rampton) Sly. She was christened on 27 Apr 1800 at St Peter and St Paul's Church in Godalming (Anglican).[1]

Mary probably had a first marriage before civil registration began. She worked as a shopkeeper.

Mary married Benjamin Miller, a widower from Frome, Somerset, between 1851 and 1861.

By April 7th 1861, Benjamin and Mary were living in Vincent Terrace, Frome. Benjamin was working as a clothier and employing two men. Mary was a retired shopkeeper.

By April 2nd 1871, Benjamin and Mary were still living in Vincent Terrace, Frome. Benjamin's occupation, at age 70, was given as cloth worker.[2]

Benjamin died December 11th 1871 in Frome district. His age was given as 71.

Mary died on 10 Dec 1883, aged 86, at her home in Godalming High Street. She was buried on 13 Dec 1883 in Nightingale Cemetery, Godalming, in the consecrated section.

Research Notes

Memorial Inscription
  In
  MEMORY OF
  MARY THE WIFE OF
  BENJAMIN MILLER
  LATE OF FROME IN THE
  COUNTY OF SOMERSET
  WHO DIED DECR 10TH 1883
  AGED [86] YEARS.
  -+-
  ALSO OF
  BENJAMIN MILLER
  ..
  W[HO DIE]D DECR 11TH 1871
  AGED 71 YEARS

Sources

  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJ18-GH4 : 8 March 2018, Mary Sly, ); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 307,807.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFJP-WL8 : 28 September 2019), Benjamin Miller, 1871.
  • Memorial Inscription (see photo)
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