Maude Miller Bentall
1861-1958

Maude Miller Bentall, 1861-1958.


Maude Alice Miller, 1861-1958, was born in Liverpool, England, 10 May 1861, to William Charles Miller, a shipbroker, and Lucy Swainson, the fifth of their nine children. When she was twenty-three, she married Edmund Ernest Bentall, known to the family as Ernest, the son of Edward Hammond Bentall whose father started an agricultural machinery company that later became the E.H. Bentall Company. The Bentalls sold agricultural and other machinery and their products were known world-wide. Ernest took over the company in 1889.

The Bentalls had six children. The family lived in Heybridge, where the Bentall Company was located, in a large mansion called "The Towers." Ernest died in 1945 and Maude died 29 May 1958. They are buried in the Heybridge Cemetery along with Maude's mother, Lucy Swainson Miller, her three sisters, Lucy, Emily and Gertrude, and her son, Charles Edward Bentall.


Related Links
Photos of Maude Alice Miller, age four and age ten
Maude and Ernest Bentall in their carriage
Maude Miller Bentall with two of her young sons
Photos of Maude Miller Bentall with her husband, children and others
More photos of Maude Miller Bentall's family
The Bentall home - The Towers - in Heybridge, Essex, England
William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson, Maude's parents
Children of William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson
Miller family



Photograph from the collection of Hope Healy Koontz.


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26 Sept 2010
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