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Coffin of Bishop Miller, commissioned by Mrs. Miller, Bishops Grove, Waterford

Coffin of Bishop Miller, commissioned by Mrs. Miller, Bishops Grove, Waterford

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A most unusual shot for this stream we have a coffin with flowers in the plush sitting room of a house. The coffin has been closed which probably means that viewing the remains has finished and he is about to be taken to his last resting place!..Robert Miller (1866–1931) was a Church of Ireland bishop in the first half of the 20th century...Miller was and educated at Trinity College, Dublin and ordained for Christ Church Derry in 1892. He was Rector of Donegal from 1894 to 1900. After a further incumbency at Raphoe he was Secretary of the Incorporated Society for Promoting Protestant Schools in Ireland until 1916. He was Dean of Waterford from then until 1919 when he became Bishop of Cashel, Emly, Waterford and Lismore- a post he held until his death on 13 March 1931...derangedlemur ( /photos/8468254@N02/ ) Thinks that the remains made a week long tour of the diocese before this photo was taken on the 20th. ..Details of his gravestone in St. Patricks, Enniskerry..No.727.Sacred to the Memory of | The Right Rev. ROBERT MILLER, D.D. | Bishop of Cashel & Waterford 1919-1931 | Born 25th Aug. 1867, Fell asleep 13th March 1931 |.Greatly loved | "Well done thou good and faithful servant | enter thou into the joy of thy Lord".On the base: - and of his wife LILY | second daughter of WELLINGTON and ANNA DARLEY | Born Dec. 4th 1872, died June 12th 1958..Photographer: A. H. Poole. .Collection: Poole Photographic Studio ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Search/Results?lookfor=A.H.+Poole&type=Author&sort=title&view=grid ) , Waterford. .Date: 20th March 1931. .NLI Ref: POOLEWP 3802 ( http://catalogue.nli.ie/Record/vtls000594436 ) . .You can also view this image, and many thousands of others, on the NLI’s catalogue at catalogue.nli.ie ( http://catalogue.nli.ie )

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1870 - 1930
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