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Francis Charles Miers

Male 1821 - 1908  (86 years)



  • Name Francis Charles Miers  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Frank" 
    Birth 30 Jun 1821  Valparaiso, Chile Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    • parents John Miers (1789-1879), botanist and civil engineer, and Annie Place (1796-1870), dau of Francis Place, political reformer ("The Radical Tailor of Charing Cross").
    Baptism 04 May 1828  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Francis Charles, son of John and Annie Miers, Charing Cross, Engineer.
      Baptized by J Hamilton, along with brother John William and sister Annie Mary
    Marriage 13 Oct 1850  British Consulate, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    Susan Mary Fry,   b. 30 Jun 1825, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1922, Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence - 1862  Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence 1862  Bohemia House, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence 1863 - 1880  Stoneleigh Lodge, Grove Rd, Balham Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation 1866 -  Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location ; Civil Engineer  [5
    • In 1866 my father with his brother-in-law Alexander Fry started the mercantile house Fry Miers and Co. for trade with Brazil in which he directed the engineering side of the business.
    Occupation Apr 1871  Civil Engineer  [2
    Residence Apr 1871  Grove Rd, Balham Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Occupation Apr 1881  Civil Engineer & Merchant  [6
    Residence Apr 1881  Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Occupation Apr 1891  Civil Engineer (retired)  [7
    Residence Apr 1891  12 Wickham Rd, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Occupation Mar 1901  Retired Civil Engineer  [8
    Residence Mar 1901  Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 20 Feb 1908  Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 9, 10
    • On the 20th inst., at Eden Cottage, Beckenham, Kent, Francis Charles Miers, M.Inst.C.E., formerly of Rio de Janeiro, in his 87th year. No flowers, by request. [The Times]
    Probate 06 Mar 1908  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 97,777 17s. 6d.  [11
    • Miers Francis Charles of Eden Cottage Beckenham Kent died 20 February 1908 Probate London 6 March to Francis Robert Miers esquire and Henry Alexander Miers professor. Effects 97777 17s. 6d. [NPC]
    • Mr Francis Charles Miers, MICE, left estate of the gross value 97,777, of which the net personalty has been sworn at 79,082. He bequeathed 100 each to three servants [Bromley Record, Jul 1908: Beckenham Public Library]
    Person ID I3865  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2012 

    Family Susan Mary Fry,   b. 30 Jun 1825, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1922, Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Marriage 13 Oct 1850  British Consulate, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4
    • marr 58 years ago per Apr 1911 census, ie 1852/1853.
    Notes 
    • 8 children per Apr 1911 census. of whom 7 then living.
    Children 
     1. Clara Susan Miers,   b. 19 Mar 1861, Edgbaston Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1945, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    Photos
    Eden Cottage, Beckenham
    Eden Cottage, Beckenham
    Miers family home, 1880-1922
    Last Modified 16 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F1127  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Jun 1821 - Valparaiso, Chile Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 04 May 1828 - St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 13 Oct 1850 - British Consulate, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 13 Oct 1850 - British Consulate, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1862 - Brazil Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Bohemia House, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - 1880 - Stoneleigh Lodge, Grove Rd, Balham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Civil Engineer - 1866 - - Brazil Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Grove Rd, Balham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Eden Cottage, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 12 Wickham Rd, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Eden Cottage, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 20 Feb 1908 - Eden Cottage, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 97,777 17s. 6d. - 06 Mar 1908 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Martin in the Fields, 04 May 1828.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 49 b Chile

    3. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Miers Pedigree.

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 58 yrs [sic]

    5. [S07] Other Sources, Mary Porter.
      The Diary of Henry Alexander Miers 1858-1942, 72 pp, Oxford 1973

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 59 b Chile

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 69 b Chile

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 79 b Valparaiso

    9. [S05] The Times, death notice, 21 Feb 1908.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Bromley, 1Q1908.

    11. [S14] National Probate Calendar.