Maude Alice Miller, 1861-1958
family photos

Maude Alice Miller, walking with her husband, Ernest Bentall
Maude walking with her husband, Ernest Bentall


Maude and Edmund Bentall by the sea

Maude and Ernest Bentall by the sea, above. Photo is undated.

Maude Alice Miller Bentall is about 70 in the left photograph, wearing the fur coat, so about 1931. Maude and Ernest lived in Heybridge, Essex, England, where Ernest - Edmund Ernest Bentall, 1855-1945 - ran E.H. Bentall & Company, an agricultural machinery manufacturer which, at one time, employed 600-700 workers. The factory closed down in 1984.

Maude Bentall, skating with her younger brother, Edwin Swainson Miller, 1869-1945, and her daughter, Dorothy


Above: Maude Miller Bentall, right, her younger brother, Edwin Swainson Miller, 1869-1945, and her daughter, Dorothy "Dolly" Bentall, 1887-1932. Dorothy was married first to Lt. Eric Walter Poyntz Westmacott, 1887-1914, who died in the North Sea during the Battle of Heligoland Bight against the Germans in 1914. He is buried in Heybridge Cemetery. Dorothy then married Wilfred Caybourne Smith. Edwin Swainson Miller married Helen Beatrice Liardet, 1885-1965.

Maude Miller Bentall, age 95 Maude Miller Bentall, age 95


Maude Alice Miller Bentall, 1861-1958, left, Gertrude Mary Miller, 1865-1958, right, and an unknown cousin
Maude Alice Miller Bentall, 1861-1958, left, Gertrude Mary Miller, 1865-1958, right, and an unknown cousin in All Saints churchyard in Heybridge, Essex, England




Maude and Ernest Bentall
Maude and Ernest Bentall



Related Links
Maude Miller Bentall
William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson, Maude's parents
Children of William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson
Miller family



Photographs provided by Hope Healy Koontz, except for last photo, of Ernest and Maude, arm in arm, which was provided thanks to descendant Donald Grosvenor Main.


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