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76.RICHARD THOMAS6 MUCKLESTON (EDWARD THOMAS5, THOMAS4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 16 Jul 1910 in Toddington Bedsfordshire, and died 23 Apr 2007.He married GLADYS FLORENCE GURNEY 1938 in Registered Luton Bedfordshire.She was born 21 Aug 1907, and died 15 Apr 1984 in Luton Bedfordshire.

Notes for RICHARD THOMAS MUCKLESTON:

1911 census.......

Leighton road, Toddington, Beds (RG14PN8953)

Muckleston, Edward Head MarriedM32Bricklayer, Builderb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, DaisyWifeMarriedF26b Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, LawrenceSonM6Schoolb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, RupertSonM5Schoolb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, FrancisSonM2b Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, RichardSonM5 monthsb Toddington, Beds

Years married 6 (Edward & Daisy)

Notes for GLADYS FLORENCE GURNEY:

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GLADYS FLORENCE MUCKLESTON

Will Proved : 3rd September 1984

Index entry:-

1984

Muckleston Gladys Florence

Muckleston Gladys Florence of 48 Lewsey Road Luton died 15th April 1984 Probate London 3rd September not exceeding £40000

Transcript of the Will:-

This is the last Will and Testament of me Gladys Florence Muckleston of 48 Lewsey Road, Luton in the county of Bedford made this3rd day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and eighty. I hereby revoke all Wills made by me at any time heretofore. I appoint my sons Richard Paul Muckleston of 19 Byfield Close Toddington in the county of Bedford and Phillip Roland Muckleston of 31 Seabrook Luton aforesaid to be my executors and direct that all my debts and funeral expenses shall be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. I give and bequeath unto each of my five grandchildren:-

Donna Louisa Muckleston } 19 Byfield Close Toddington

Craig Steven Muckleston }

Lisa Natasha Muckleston }

Paul Steven Muckleston} 31 Seabrook Luton

Scott Andrew Muckleston }

the sum of £200, and all the remainder of my property to my husband Richard Thomas Muckleston In the event of my husband predeceasing me, the remainder of my property to be divided equally between my two sons, Richard Paul Muckleston and Philip Roland Muckleston aforesaid.

Signed by the said testator - G F MUCKLESTON - in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses * * Osbourn 126 High Street Leagrave Luton LU4 9LQ R Ward 577 Hitchin Road Luton.

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Gladys Florence Muckleston

Born 21st August 1907

Married Richard Thomas Muckleston 1938 (Luton)

Died 15th April 1984 (Luton)

Nee Gurney.

Children of RICHARD MUCKLESTON and GLADYS GURNEY are:

125.i.RICHARD PAUL7 MUCKLESTON, b. Luton Bedfordshire.

126.ii.PHILLIP ROLAND MUCKLESTON, b. Luton Bedfordshire.

77.SYLVIA M6 MUCKLESTON (EDWARD THOMAS5, THOMAS4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 1916 in Reg Ampthill, and died 1985 Bedfordshire.She married ALEC W SHIPP 1935 in Luton Bedfordshire.He died 1950 Finsbury London.

Notes for SYLVIA M MUCKLESTON:

Twin with Nina M

Children of SYLVIA MUCKLESTON and ALEC SHIPP are:

127.i.ROSEMARY7 SHIPP.

128.ii.ELIZABETH SHIPP.

iii.MARGARET SHIPP, d. 1992; m. WILLIAM/[--?--]/.

129.iv.BRIAN SHIPP.

130.v.DENNIS SHIPP.

78.NINA MARY6 MUCKLESTON (EDWARD THOMAS5, THOMAS4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 1916 in Registered Ampthill Bedfordshire, and died May 2006.She married ERIC J PARFITT 1945 in Registered Luton Bedfordshire.

Notes for NINA MARY MUCKLESTON:

Twin with Sylvia M.

Child of NINA MUCKLESTON and ERIC PARFITT is:

131.i.DAVID7 PARFITT.

79.BERYL D.6 MUCKLESTON (EDWARD THOMAS5, THOMAS4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 1921 in Ampthill, Bedfordshire., and died 31 Oct 2006.She married (1) JOHN A SAUNDERS 1941 in Luton, Bedfordshire.She married (2) MIKLAS BARTALIS 1948 in Luton, Bedfordshire.He was born 1922, and died 1982.She married (3) CHARLES BACON 1992.

More About BERYL D. MUCKLESTON:

Burial: 06 Nov 2006

Children of BERYL MUCKLESTON and JOHN SAUNDERS are:

132.i.SYLVIA7 SAUNDERS, b.

ii.MERVYN SAUNDERS, b. ; m. (1) JANICE LOVELL; m. (2) ANGELA FITZSIMMONS.

Children of BERYL MUCKLESTON and MIKLAS BARTALIS are:

iii.MICHEAL7 BARTALIS, b. m. CELIA GRIFFIN.

133.iv.PENELOPE BARTALIS, b.

134.v.MARGARET BARTALIS, b.

80.LESLIE REGINALD6 MUCKLESTON (HAROLD SEABERT5, THOMAS4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 08 Aug 1904 in Toddington Bedfordshire, and died Mar 1995 in Reg Dunstable Bedfordshire.He married EDITH ANNIE COLES 29 Dec 1923 in Toddington Bedfordshire, daughter of SAMUEL COLES.She was born 16 Sep 1903, and died 1970 in Dunstable Bedfordshire.

Notes for LESLIE REGINALD MUCKLESTON:

1911 census...

High Street, Toddington, Dunstable, Beds (RG14PN8955)

Muckleston, HaroldHeadMarriedM29Carpenterb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, Elizabeth WifeMarriedF27b Chalton, Bedfordshire

Washington, LeslieStep sonM6Schoolb Toddington, Beds

Washington, AlfyStep sonM5Schoolb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, VictorSonM2b Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, WilliamSonM1b Toddington, Beds

Years Married 3 (Harold & elizabeth)

(NB Both Algernon -Alfy- and Harold Victor – Victor- both married and died as Muckleston’s at this time it is not known if they were the children of Harold – prior to his marriage or if they just took a stepfathers name, neither have living descendants)

Born in 1904, prior to the marriage of his parents No birth certificate - was possibly illegitimate. May have been christened under his mothers maiden name andchanged his name later?

More About LESLIE REGINALD MUCKLESTON:

Occupation: 1923, Panel Beater in the Motor Works

More About EDITH ANNIE COLES:

Occupation: 1923, Clerk in Straw Hat Manufactureres Office

Children of LESLIE MUCKLESTON and EDITH COLES are:

i.LESLIE HAROLD7 MUCKLESTON, b. 26 Jul 1924, Registered Ampthill; d. Dec 2006, Registered Luton.

ii.SHEILA MAY PEARL MUCKLESTON, b. 1933, Toddington, Bedfordshire.

81.HAROLD VICTOR THOMAS6 MUCKLESTON (HAROLD SEABERT5, THOMAS4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 09 Jun 1908 in Toddington, Bedfordshire., and died 19 Nov 1991 in Reg Luton Bedfordshire.He married ETHEL MURIEL TUGWOOD 1928 in Paddington, London..She was born 04 Jan 1906, and died 28 Jan 1971 in Registered Dunstable Bedfordshire.

Notes for HAROLD VICTOR THOMAS MUCKLESTON:

1911 census...

High Street, Toddington, Dunstable, Beds (RG14PN8955)

Muckleston, HaroldHeadMarriedM29Carpenterb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, Elizabeth WifeMarriedF27b Chalton, Bedfordshire

Washington, LeslieStep sonM6Schoolb Toddington, Beds

Washington, AlfyStep sonM5Schoolb Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, VictorSonM2b Toddington, Beds

Muckleston, WilliamSonM1b Toddington, Beds

Years Married 3 (Harold & elizabeth)

(NB Both Algernon -Alfy- and Harold Victor – Victor- both married and died as Muckleston’s at this time it is not known if they were the children of Harold – prior to his marriage or if they just took a stepfathers name, neither have living descendants)Birth certificate available

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HAROLD VICTOR MUCKLESTON

Will Proved : 13th April 1992

Index entry:-

1992

Muckleston Harold Victor Thomas

Muckleston Harold Victor Thomas of 45 Sharpenhoe Road Barton Le Clay Beds died 19th November 1991 Probate Oxford 13th April £220082

Transcript of the Will:-

This is the last Will and testament of me Harold Victor Thomas Muckleston of 45 Sharpenhoe Road Barton le Clay in the county of Bedford whereby I revoke all former Wills and testamentary dispositions heretofore made by me

1. I appoint my son Derrick Graham Muckleston and my daughter Irene Anne Bradbury (hereinafter called "my Trustees" which expression shall where the context so admits include the Trustees for the time being hereof) to be the Executors and Trustees of this my Will

2. I give my freehold property at 45 Sharpenhoe Road Barton Le Clay aforesaid to such of my sons the said Derrick Graham Muckleston, Victor Aubrey Muckleston and Harold Thomas Muckleston as shall be living at my death and if more than one absolutely as joint tenants

3. I give the following pecuniary legacies free of tax:-

a) to my daughter the said Irene Anne Bradbury the sum of Ten thousand pounds

b) to my granddaughter Rebecca Bradbury the sum of Three thousand pounds absolutely

c) to my son in law Peter Bradbury the sum of One thousand pounds absolutely

4. I give all my real and personal property whatsoever and wheresoever not hereby or by any Codicil hereto or otherwise specifically disposed of to my Trustees upon Trust to sell call in and convert the same into money with power to postpone the sale calling in and conversion thereof so long as they shall in their absolute discretion think fit without being liable for loss

5. My Trustees shall out of the monies to arise from the sale calling in and conversion of or forming part of my estate pay or provide for my debts funeral and testamentary expenses and the legacies and annuities given by this my Will or any Codicil hereto and all Inheritance Tax on any legacy given free thereof and shall stand possessed of the residue of such monies and of all parts of my estate for the time being remaining unsold and any ready money (hereinafter called my residuary estate) upon Trust:-

a) to pay the sum of Ten thousand pounds to each of my said sons as shall be living at my death

b) to divide the remainder of my residuary estate between such of my children as shall be living at my death and if more than one in equal shares

6. I declare that if any child of mine shall be living in my lifetime leaving issue living at my death who attain the age of eighteen years such issue shall take by substitution and if more than one equally between them the share or shares of my estate which his her or their parent would have taken had he or she survived me and attained a vested interest

7. The power of appropriation conferred upon Personal Representatives by Section 41 of the Administration of Estates Act 1925 may be exercised by my Trustees as well in their capacity as Trustees as of personal representatives and in either case without the necessity of obtaining any of the consents required by that section

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand to this my Will this 21st day of February One thousand nine hundred and eighty nine -HAROLD VICTOR THOMAS MUCKLESTON-

Signed by the said Harold Victor Thomas Muckleston the Testator as and for his last Will in the presence of us both being present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses:-

Kenneth Charles Deplodge Chartered Surveyor Cypress Cottage Luton Road Barton le Clay Bedford MK45 4LG

Joan Mary Deplodge Cypress Cottage Luton Road Barton Le Clay Bedford MK45 4LG

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Harold Victor Thomas

Born 1908 (Ampthill)

Married Ethel M Tugwood 1928 (Paddington)

Died 19th November 1991

Notes for ETHEL MURIEL TUGWOOD:

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ETHEL MURIEL MUCKLESTON

Administration Granted : 9th August 1971

Index entry:-

1971

Muckleston Ethel Muriel

Muckleston Ethel Muriel of 45 Sharpenhoe Road Barton Bedfordshire died 28th Jan 1971 Admin Oxford 9th August £6041

Transcript of the administration:-

IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE

The District Probate Registry at Oxford

BE IT KNOWN that Ethel Muriel Muckleston of 45 Sharpenhoe Road Barton Bedfordshire

died on the 28th day of January 1971

domiciled in England and Wales

intestate

AND BE IT FURTHER KNOWN that at the date hereunder written Letters of Administration of all the Estate which by law devolves to and vests in the personal representative of the said intestate were granted by the high court of Justice at the District Probate Registry thereof at Oxford to Harold Victor Thomas Muckleston of 45 Sharpenhoe Road aforesaid the lawful husband and only person now entitled to the estate of the said intestate

And it is hereby certified that an Inland Revenue affidavit has been delivered wherein it is shown that the gross value of the said estate in Great Britain (exclusive of what the said deceased may have been possessed of or entitled to as trustee and not beneficially) amounts to £6041.40

and that the net value of the estate amounts to £5941.55

Dated 9thday of August 1971

Extracted by Gates, Williams and Co Solicitors Luton Beds LU1 2BP

*****

Ethel Muriel Muckleston

Nee Tugwood

Born 4th January 1906

Married Harold Victor Thomas Muckleston 1928 (Paddington)

Died 28th January 1971 (Dunstable)

Children of HAROLD MUCKLESTON and ETHEL TUGWOOD are:

i.GRETA M.7 MUCKLESTON, b. 1928, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.; d. 1928, Ampthill, Bedfordshire..

ii.DERRICK GRAHAM MUCKLESTON, b. 04 Dec 1930, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.; d. 07 Apr 1994, Barton le Clay Bedfordshire.

Notes for DERRICK GRAHAM MUCKLESTON:

Will Indexes 1994

Muckleston, Derrick Graham of 45 Sharpenhoe Road, Barton le Clay Beds died 7th April 1994. Administration Oxford 30 June £130,729 9452208945U

More About DERRICK GRAHAM MUCKLESTON:

Probate: 30 Jun 1994, Oxford

iii.JEAN M. MUCKLESTON, b. 1933, Ampthill, Bedfordshire.; d. 1934, Ampthill, Bedfordshire..

iv.VICTOR AUBREY MUCKLESTON, b. 12 Feb 1935, Reg Ampthill Bedfordshire; d. Nov 2003, Reg Hitchen & Stevenage.

Notes for VICTOR AUBREY MUCKLESTON:

on death registers his death is recorded as Aubrey Muckleston

135.v.IRENE ANNIE MUCKLESTON, b.Ampthill, Bedfordshire..

vi.HAROLD THOMAS MUCKLESTON, b. Luton, Bedfordshire..