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James Miller                               1851-1922
James was born about 1851, in Scotland. He married Margaret Jane Longstaff.
Margaret Jane Longstaff           1857-
Margaret was born on 9 June 1857, the daughter of Mark Longstaff and Mary Smith, at Morpeth, Northumberland.
I have identified the following children.
  James William Born 27 1875   Bedlington Married Mary Makepeace
Mark Longstaff Born 19 Mar 1877   Bedlington Died at young age
Ann Born 19 Jan 1880   Bedlington
John Born abt 1881   America
Mark Born 10 Apr 1886   Blyth Died 22 May 1916, WW I
Elizabeth Born abt 1889   Bedlington
Mary Elizabeth Born 3 Feb 1891   Bedlington Married Sidney Smith

Birth of Parents
James Miller b: abt 1851         Scotland

Margaret Jane Longstaff b: 9 Jun 1857               Northumberland     1857 2Q Morpeth 10b 239
daughter of Mark Longstaff and Mary Smith

Marriage
7 Nov 1874
James Miller
Margaret Jane Longstaff
Bedlington           1874 4Q Morpeth 10b 583

Children
James William Miller b: 27 Feb 1875               Bedlington, Northumberland       1875 1Q Morpeth 10b 371
son of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff, Cambois
Mark Longstaff Miller b: 19 Mar 1877               Bedlington, Northumberland
son of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff
Ann Miller b: 19 Jan 1880               Bedlington, Northumberland
daughter of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff, Stockburn

1881 Census RG11-5116 4 April 1881 Bedlington, Northumberland
Old Single Row
James Miller
Margaret Jane (Wife)
James W.
Mark L.
Ann
Age 29
Age 23
Age 6
Age 4
Age 1
Coal Miner

Scholar
Scholar
Scotland
Morpeth
Cambois
Bedlington
Bedlington

Northumberland
Northumberland
Northumberland
Northumberland
abt 1851
9 Jun 1857
27 Feb 1875
19 Mar 1877
19 Jan 1880

John Miller b: abt 1881               America
son of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff
Mark Miller b: 10 Apr 1886               Blyth, Northumberland
son of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff, Cowpen Quay
Elizabeth Miller b: abt 1889               Bedlington, Northumberland
daughter of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff, Cambois
Mary Elizabeth Miller b: 3 Feb 1891               Cambois, Northumberland       1891 1Q Morpeth 10b 423
daughter of James Miller and Margaret Jane Longstaff

1891 Census RG12-4257 6 April 1891 Bedlington, Northumberland
14 Boathouse Terrace
James Miller
Margaret Jane (Wife)
James Wm.
Annie
John
Mark
Mary Elizabeth
Age 39
Age 34
Age 16
Age 11
Age 9
Age 4
Age 3 Mo
Coal Miner

Coal Miner
Scotland
Morpeth
Cambois
Bedlington
America
Blyth
Cambois

Northumberland
Northumberland
Northumberland
U.S.A.
Northumberland
Northumberland
abt 1851
9 Jun 1857
27 Feb 1875
19 Jan 1880
abt 1881
10 Apr 1886
3 Feb 1891

1901 Census RG13-4796 1 April 1901 Wallsend, Northumberland
15 Jubillee Street
James Miller
Margaret J. (Wife)
John
Mark
Mary E.
Age 48
Age 45
Age 19
Age 14
Age 10
Coal Miner

Coal Miner
Coal Pony Driver
Scotland
Morpeth
America
Cowpen Quay
Cambois

Northumberland
Westmoreland
Westmoreland
Westmoreland
abt 1851
9 Jun 1857
abt 1881
10 Apr 1886
3 Feb 1891

1911 Census RG14-241 3 April 1911 Tynemouth, Northumberland
7 Norham Terrace, Percy, Main   (3 Rooms)
James Miller
Margaret Jane (Wife)
Mark (Son)
Mary Elizabeth (Dau)
Age 58
Age 54
Age 24
Age 20
Coal Miner

Coal Miner
Student
Coldstream
Wood Green
Low Fell
Cambois
Barwick
Morpeth
Northumberland
Northumberland
abt 1851
9 Jun 1857
10 Apr 1886
3 Feb 1891
Dora had Six children, and Five are still living.

IN Memory of
Lance Corporal Mark Miller
15th Bn. West Yorkshire Regt. (Prince of Wales's Own)
Who Died Age 30
ON 22 May 1916

Son of James and Margaret Jane Miller,
of 23, Norham Terrace,
Percy Main, North Shields

REMEMBERED WITH HONOR
SUCRERIE MILITARY CEMETERY,
COLINCAMPS, France

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION


Death
James Miller Died 6 Dec 1922,  at 23 Norham Terrace, Tynemouth

Death
Margaret Jane (Longstaff) Miller No Data



SPECIAL THANKS  to , of Poole, Dorset, a descendent of Thomas Longstaff (1787-1862), for the details provided above.