William Charles Miller
1826-1899

Lucy Swainson
1826-1925

William Charles Miller was born 6 March 1826 in Bahia, Brazil. He was the third child born to Joseph Dundas Miller and Elizabeth Tomlinson. The first five children in the family were born in Brazil. Some time after 1829, when Joseph Dundas Jr. was born, and 1835, when Elizabeth, the sixth child, was born in Liverpool, Joseph Dundas Miller and his family moved back to England.

William Charles married Lucy Swainson, 1826 - 1925, on 11 July 1854 at Halton Parish, Lancaster County, England. William Charles Miller, like his father, was a merchant and shipbroker and lived in Liverpool most of his life. He had a residence in London as well. William Charles and Lucy had nine children, all born in Liverpool.

He wrote his will 9 April 1864 and added two codicils in 1867 and 1889. He died 24 August 1899 in Liverpool, and was buried in Liverpool Cemetery. Probate was 6 February 1900. His wife, Lucy, died in Heybridge, Essex, in 1925, at the age of ninety-nine.


Related Links
Gravestone of William Charles Miller
Children of William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson
Family Group Sheet for William Charles Miller and Lucy Swainson
7-generation descent report, with index and sources, for Joseph Dundas Miller, father of William Charles Miller
9-generation descent report, with index & sources, for John Miller, d.1778, grandfather of Joseph Dundas Miller
July 1919 photo of Lucy Swainson Miller, her son Henry Miller, & grandson Henry Francis Swainson Miller



11 May 2005
Updated 19 Nov 2014
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