M Michiels

First NameM
Middle Name
Last NameMichiels
GenderFemale
ProfessionOffers tuition in French, Embroidery, and Needlework
LanguagesFrench
NotesSOURCES - small ads in Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser, Saturday 8th September 1917(British Newspaper Archive) : Mlle M. Michiels of Briar Cottage, Howard Rd, Dorking, offers tuition in French, Embroidery and Needlework. More about Dorking refugees can be found here : https://dorkingmuseum.org.uk/belgian-refugees/ NOTES - I think she is probably the Mlle Melanie MICHIELS mentioned in the article on the Dorking Museum site (Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser, Saturday 31st October 1914), along with Madame Jeanne and Mlle Adelard MICHIELS, Mme Hilda de BENKELAER [sic], all living at Briar Cottage, Howard Road. Their Belgian address is given in the article as 139 avenue de la Reine, Brussels. Also at Briar Cottage are Mme Michiels's domestic servant Marie VEIMINNEU [sic] from Termonde, and Mme TOURGOIS and her 3 children from Louvain. Briar Cottage was the name of the house at 35 Howard Road (Sale particulars in Dorking and Leatherhead Advertiser, Saturday 27th July 1912). It was a detached house with 3 sitting rooms and five bedrooms. Entered by Alison MacKenzie belgiansrtw@gmail.com
UK Addresses
  • 35 Howard Road, Dorking, Surrey

35 Howard Road, Dorking, Surrey