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Sir Peter Tremayne Miles, KCVO

Sir Peter Tremayne Miles, KCVO

Male 1924 - 2013  (89 years)

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  • Name Peter Tremayne Miles 
    Title Sir 
    Suffix KCVO 
    Born 1924  Long Ashton, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Barrow Court
    Gender Male 
    Departure 2 Aug 1951  London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age: 27 
    Destination Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 15 Oct 2013 
    Person ID I2556  Gibbs Family Tree
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2020 

    Father Edward William Tremayne Miles, MC,   b. 25 Jan 1884, Chelsea, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1943, Chippenham, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Mary Albinia Gibbs,   b. 5 Nov 1894, Down Ampney, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1979  (Age 84 years) 
    Married 9 Aug 1923  Barrow Gurney, Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Philippa Helen Tremlett,   b. 15 Oct 1937,   d. 17 Nov 2013  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1956 
    Children 
     1. Edward Napier Tremayne Miles
     2. Patick William Miles
    +3. Davina Mary Evelyn Miles
    Last Modified 9 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F1119  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Baptised 27 July 1924 at Barrow Gurney. Educated at Eton. Captain late Royal Dragoons.

      In the Second World War joined the Royal Dragoons.

      1949 left the Army and worked in a small merchant bank for a number of years. 1959 joined Gerrard and Reid (Discount House), now called Gerrard and National Discount Co. Ltd. of which he was Managing Director. Chairman Astley & Pearce Holdings Ltd., international foreign exchange and currency deposit brokers.

      Appointed by The Queen to be Keeper of the Privy Purse and Treasurer to The Queen from January, 1981.

      2 sons and 1 daughter: Edward Napier Tremayne Miles, born 1958 who gained the Galsworthy Scholarship (open) to New College, Oxford; Patrick William Miles, born 1960, educated Eton; Davina Mary Evelyn Miles, born 1964.

      Clubs: Buck's, Cavalry and Pratt's.

    • Sir Peter Tremayne Miles KCVO (26 June 1924 – 15 October 2013) was a British Army officer, businessman and courtier in the Household of Elizabeth II.

      Miles was born in Long Ashton, Somerset, the son of Lt-Col Edward Miles MC and Mary Gibbs and a descendant of Philip John Miles. He was educated at Eton College before going to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, from where he commissioned into the Royal Dragoons on 25 June 1944.[1] He saw active service with the Royal Armoured Corps in the Second World War.

      Between 1959 and 1980, Miles worked as the director of Gerrard and Reid Ltd. He subsequently joined the Royal Household, serving as Keeper of the Privy Purse, Treasurer to Elizabeth II and Receiver-General of the Duchy of Lancaster between 1981 and 1987. He was also Secretary of the Royal Victorian Order during the same period. He was appointed Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order in the 1986 New Year Honours.[2] He was appointed an Extra Equerry to the Queen in 1988.

      He married Philippa Helen Tremlett, daughter of Edmund Bernard Marcellin Tremlett, on 25 July 1956. Together they had three children.

      See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Miles_(courtier)

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1924 - Long Ashton, Somerset Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeparture - Age: 27 - 2 Aug 1951 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDestination - - Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Sir Peter MILES, Lady MILES
    Sir Peter MILES, Lady MILES
    Sir Peter Tremayne Miles (1924-2013)
    Sir Peter Tremayne Miles (1924-2013)