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51.WILLIAM GEORGE5 MUCKLESTON (THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 1884 in Harlington Bedfordshire, and died 1963 in Reg Ampthill Bedfordshire [aged 79].He married ANNIE BROWN 1907 in Reg Luton Bedfordshire.She was born Abt. 1888 in Sundon Beds.

Notes for WILLIAM GEORGE MUCKLESTON:

1891 census

RG12/1274

Toddington Road, Harlington, Bedfordshire

Thomas MucklestonMarriedHead41 Coal LabourerHarlington Beds

Mary A MucklestonMarriedWife39Flitwick Beds

Sarah MucklestonSingleDaughter15Harlington Beds

Thomas MucklestonSingleSon13Ag LabHarlington Beds

Margaret Muckleston SingleDaughter10ScholarHarlington Beds

Harriot MucklestonSingleDaughter8ScholarHarlington Beds

William MucklestonSingleSon7ScholarHarlington Beds

Herbert MucklestonSingleSon5ScholarHarlington Beds

1901 Census Entry Rg13/1501

Station Road, Harlington, Beds

Thomas Muckleston, head, 50, Labourer/cement born Harlington

Mary A Muckleston, wife, 47 born Flitwick, Beds

Margaret Muckleston, dau, 20, single, b Harlington

William Muckleston, son, 17, labourer (cement), b Harlington

Herbert Muckleston, son, 15, b Harlington

Mary Maria Muckleston, dau, 9, b Harlington

1911 census reads.....

Sundon, Dunstable, Beds (RG14PN9019)

Muckleston, Wm GHead Married M 27Cement Labourerb Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, AnnieWife MarriedF23b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Arthur Wm SonSingleM3b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Ida Mabel Daughter SingleF1b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Years Married 3 (William & Annie)

More About WILLIAM GEORGE MUCKLESTON:

Occupation: 1907, Cement Works Labourer

Notes for ANNIE BROWN:

1911 census reads.....

Sundon, Dunstable, Beds (RG14PN9019)

Muckleston, Wm GHead Married M 27Cement Labourerb Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, AnnieWife MarriedF23b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Arthur Wm SonSingleM3b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Ida Mabel Daughter SingleF1b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Years Married 3 (William & Annie)

Children of WILLIAM MUCKLESTON and ANNIE BROWN are:

i.ARTHUR WILLIAM6 MUCKLESTON, b. 21 Jun 1907, Luton, Bedfordshire; d. Oct 1985, Bedford, Bedfordshire; m. NORA ELIZABETH GROOM, 1940, Ampthill, Bedfordshire; b. 11 Jan 1912; d. 25 May 1990, Reg Luton Bedfordshire.

Notes for ARTHUR WILLIAM MUCKLESTON:

1911 census reads.....

Sundon, Dunstable, Beds (RG14PN9019)

Muckleston, Wm GHead Married M 27Cement Labourerb Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, AnnieWife MarriedF23b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Arthur Wm SonSingleM3b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Ida Mabel Daughter SingleF1b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Years Married 3 (William & Annie)

Birth certificate available.

Notes for NORA ELIZABETH GROOM:

[ 102 ]

NORA ELIZABETH MUCKLESTON

Will Proved : 17th January 1991

Index entry:-

1991

Muckleston Nora Elizabeth

Muckleston Nora Elizabeth of 36 Ampthill Road Flitwick Beds died 25th May 1990 Probate Birmingham 17th January not exceeding £115000

Transcript of the Will:-

I Nora Elizabeth Muckleston of 36 Ampthill Road Flitwick Bedfordshire Widow hereby revoke all former Wills and testamentary dispositions made by me and declare this to be my last Will which I make this twenty seventh day of February one thousand nine hundred and eighty six

1. I appoint the partners at my death in the firm of Park Woodfine and Company of 1 Kings Road Flitwick Bedfordshire or the firm which has succeeded to and carries on its practice to be the Executors and Trustees hereof (hereinafter called my Trustees) and I express the wish that two and only two of them shall prove my Will and act initially in its trusts

2. I give the following specific bequests free of duty:-

a) to my niece Sandra Evans my dinner service and china tea service

b) to my niece Carole Smith my barometer and canteen of mother of pearl fishknives and forks

c) to Rosemary Scanes of 32 Church Road Woburn Sands my blue/green vase withdragon handles

d) I give all my jewellery to my great niece Amanda Smith

I give the following legacies free of duty:-

a) to the said Rosemary Scanes the sum of one hundred pounds

b) to Mrs Sheila Smith of 108 Station Road Flitwick Bedfordshire the sum of onehundred pounds

c) to Rachel and Rebecca Smith the children of the said Sheila Smith the sum offifty pounds each

3. Subject to the payment or discharge of my funeral testamentary and administration expenses and debts and other liabilities I give all my property and assets of every kind and wherever situated to my Executors and Trustees

a) upon trust either to retain (if they think fit without being liable for loss) all or any part in the same state as it is at the time of my death or to sell whatever they decide

b) upon trust to distribute (if and when that is practicable) what is retained and the net proceeds of what is sold together with all income that is received in the manner hereunder

c) that is to say to or among such of my nephews and nieces and my late husbands nephews and nieces as shall be living at my death and if more than one in equal shares absolutely

4. I wish to be buried with my late husband in our double grave at the Flitwick churchyard and I request but without imposing any obligation upon him that the Reverend Hubbard officiates at a simple funeral service and for there to be sung one hymn namely "What a friend we have in Jesus"

5. I request that my Trustees employ Messrs A L and G Abbott Funeral Directors of Kempston to carry out my funeral arrangements

6. Without imposing any obligation upon my Trustees I request that any clearance of the remainder of the contents of my house be carried out by the said Rosemary Sands Antique dealer of Woburn Sands

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand the day and year first above written

Signed by the above named Nora Elizabeth Muckleston in our joint presence and then by us in her presence *** Woodbine and Co Solicitors Flitwick S A Sharman Clerk with above

*****

Nora Elizabeth Muckleston

Born 11th January 1912

Married Arthur William Muckleston 1940 (Ampthill)

Died 25th May 1990

Nee Groom

ii.IDA MABEL MUCKLESTON, b. 08 Dec 1909, Sundon Luton, Bedfordshire.; m. FREDERICK S. COOK, 1936, Luton, Bedfordshire.

Notes for IDA MABEL MUCKLESTON:

1911 census reads.....

Sundon, Dunstable, Beds (RG14PN9019)

Muckleston, Wm GHead Married M 27Cement Labourerb Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, AnnieWife MarriedF23b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Arthur Wm SonSingleM3b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Muckleston, Ida Mabel Daughter SingleF1b Sundon, Bedfordshire

Years Married 3 (William & Annie)

iii.VERA N MUCKLESTON, b. 1915, Reg Luton Bedfordshire; m. REGINALD W DIMMOCK, 1940, Luton Bedfordshire.

iv.OLIVE MUCKLESTON, b. 1919, Registered Luton Bedfordshire; d. Aft. 2005; m. GERALD H WRIGHT, 1947, Registered Luton Bedfordshire; d. 1998.

52.MARY MARIA5 MUCKLESTON (THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 1891 in Harlington Bedfordshire.She married WILLIAM GEORGE VASS 1909 in Registered Ampthill.He was born 1885 in Greenfield Beds.

Notes for MARY MARIA MUCKLESTON:

1901 Census Entry Rg13/1501

Station Road, Harlington, Beds

Thomas Muckleston, head, 50, Labourer/cement born Harlington

Mary A Muckleston, wife, 47 born Flitwick, Beds

Margaret Muckleston, dau, 20, single, b Harlington

William Muckleston, son, 17, labourer (cement), b Harlington

Herbert Muckleston, son, 15, b Harlington

Mary Maria Muckleston, dau, 9, b Harlington

1911 census

Greenfield, Ampthill Beds (RG14PN8931)

Vass, WilliamHeadMarriedM25Platelayerb Greenfield Beds

Vass, MaryWifeMarriedF20b. Harlington Beds

Vass, WilliamSonM1b. Harlington Beds

William & Mary married 1 year

(Mary nee Muckleston)

Notes for WILLIAM GEORGE VASS:

1911 census

Greenfield, Ampthill Beds (RG14PN8931)

Vass, WilliamHeadMarriedM25Platelayerb Greenfield Beds

Vass, MaryWifeMarriedF20b. Harlington Beds

Vass, WilliamSonM1b. Harlington Beds

William & Mary married 1 year

(Mary nee Muckleston)

More About WILLIAM GEORGE VASS:

Occupation: 1911, Platelayer

Child of MARY MUCKLESTON and WILLIAM VASS is:

i.WILLIAM6 VASS, b. 1910.

Notes for WILLIAM VASS:

1911 census

Greenfield, Ampthill Beds (RG14PN8931)

Vass, WilliamHeadMarriedM25Platelayerb Greenfield Beds

Vass, MaryWifeMarriedF20b. Harlington Beds

Vass, WilliamSonM1b. Harlington Beds

William & Mary married 1 year

(Mary nee Muckleston)