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Children of THOMAS MUCKLESTON and FANNY FLIGHT are:

33.i.EDWARD THOMAS5 MUCKLESTON, b. 02 Dec 1878, Luton, Bedfordshire; d. 1963, Luton, Bedfordshire [aged 84].

34.ii.MABEL FLORENCE MUCKLESTON, b. 08 Jan 1880, Toddington Bedfordshire.

35.iii.HAROLD SEABERT MUCKLESTON, b. 09 Nov 1881, Toddington,Bedfordshire.; d. 07 Oct 1916, Battle of the Somme, (War death).

iv.LAURA FRANCES MUCKLESTON, b. 1882, Toddington; m. FRANCES JACK HILLIER, 13 Nov 1909, York Toronto Ontario Canada; b. Abt. 1879.

Notes for LAURA FRANCES MUCKLESTON:

1891 Census Entry

Tanners End Grocers Shop and House, Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, head, married, 33 yrs, Bricklayer, born Toddington

Fanny Muckleston, wife, married, 34 years, born Thames Oxon

Edward Muckleston, son, 12 years, born Dunstable Bedfordshire

Mabel Muckleston, dau, 11 years, born Toddington

Harold Muckleston, son, 9 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Laura Muckleston, dau, 8 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Richard Muckleston, son, 6 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, son, 5 years, Scholar, born Toddington

William Muckleston, son 3 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Frank Muckleston, son, 10 months, born Toddington

1901 Census Entry

6 The Square, Toddington, Beds (RG13/1506)

Thomas Muckleston, Head,married 48, Builder (employer) b Toddington

Fanny Muckleston, Wife, Married, 43, born London

Edward Muckleston, son, single, builder (own account) 22 b Dunstable

Mabel Millard, dau, 21, married, dressmaker (own account) works at home b Toddington

Harold Muckleston son, single, 19, carpenters apprentice. b Toddington

Laura Muckleston, dau, single, 18, b Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, son, 14, Plumbers apprentice b Toddington

William Muckleton, son, 13, b Toddington

Frank Muckleston, son, 10, b Toddington

Wilfred Muckleston, son, 7, b Toddington.

went to canada in 1906 with her brother frank herbert Muckleston

passenger transcript details

Name: Laura MUCKLESTON

Date of departure: 29 August 1906

Port of departure: Liverpool

Passenger destination port: Quebec, Canada

Passenger destination: Quebec, Canada

Date of Birth: 1886 (calculated from age)

Age: 20

Marital status: Single

Sex: Female

Occupation: Domestic

Passenger recorded on: Page 1 of 11

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The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage: -

F H MUCKLESTON Page 1 of 11 View transcript

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Ship: LAKE CHAMPLAIN

Official Number:

Master's name: Geo ?

Steamship Line:

Where bound: Montreal, Canada

More About LAURA FRANCES MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 23 Aug 1882, Toddington Bedfordshire

Occupation: 1906, Domestic

More About FRANCES JACK HILLIER:

Occupation: 1909, Gardener

v.FRANK HERBERT MUCKLESTON, b. 24 Aug 1883, Toddington,Bedfordshire; d. 1887, Woburn,Bedfordshire..

More About FRANK HERBERT MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 24 Aug 1883, Toddington Bedfordshire

36.vi.RICHARD VERE MUCKLESTON, b. 1884, Toddington Bedfordshire.

37.vii.THOMAS WILLIAM MUCKLESTON, b. 09 Jan 1886, Toddington Bedfordshire; d. 28 Jan 1962, Kern California USA.

viii.WILLIAM HENRY MUCKLESTON, b. 29 May 1887, Toddington Bedfordshire; d. 10 Jul 1917, Ontario Canada; m. VIOLA/[--?--]/.

Notes for WILLIAM HENRY MUCKLESTON:

1891 Census Entry

Tanners End Grocers Shop and House, Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, head, married, 33 yrs, Bricklayer, born Toddington

Fanny Muckleston, wife, married, 34 years, born Thames Oxon

Edward Muckleston, son, 12 years, born Dunstable Bedfordshire

Mabel Muckleston, dau, 11 years, born Toddington

Harold Muckleston, son, 9 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Laura Muckleston, dau, 8 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Richard Muckleston, son, 6 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, son, 5 years, Scholar, born Toddington

William Muckleston, son 3 years, Scholar, born Toddington

Frank Muckleston, son, 10 months, born Toddington

1901 Census Entry

6 The Square, Toddington, Beds (RG13/1506)

Thomas Muckleston, Head,married 48, Builder (employer) b Toddington

Fanny Muckleston, Wife, Married, 43, born London

Edward Muckleston, son, single, builder (own account) 22 b Dunstable

Mabel Millard, dau, 21, married, dressmaker (own account) works at home b Toddington

Harold Muckleston son, single, 19, carpenters apprentice. b Toddington

Laura Muckleston, dau, single, 18, b Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, son, 14, Plumbers apprentice b Toddington

William Muckleton, son, 13, b Toddington

Frank Muckleston, son, 10, b Toddington

Wilfred Muckleston, son, 7, b Toddington.

I have allocated this 'war' death to this individual. It is believed that his parents emigrated to Canada sometime after 1901 and although the age is not exact it is a realistic fit. As a result of the following information his spouse has also been entered.

W H Muckleston Private 799391, 134th Bn Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regmt) who died on Tuesday 10 July 1917 age 28. Son of William and Francis Muckleston of 706 Danforth Avenue Toronto Ont. husband of Viola Muckleston of 77 Eaton Avenue, Toronto Ontario. Cemetery: TORONTO (ST JOHN NORWAY) CEMETERY Ontario Canada Grave Ref: Sec 6. Range 6. Lot 26.

Debt of Honour Register

In Memory of

W H MUCKLESTON

Private

799391

134th Bn., Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.)

who died on

Tuesday 10 July 1917 . Age 28 .

Additional Information:Son of Thomas and Francis Muckleston, of 706, Danforth Avenue, Toronto, Ont.; husband of Viola Muckleston, of 77, Eaton Avenue, Toronto, Ont.

Cemetery: TORONTO (ST. JOHN'S NORWAY) CEMETERYOntario, Canada

Grave or Reference Panel Number: Sec. 6. Range 6. Lot 26.

799391

RankPrivate

ForceArmy

RegimentCanadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Death Date July 10, 1917

Engagement-

CemetaryToronto (st. John's Norway) Cemetery

More About WILLIAM HENRY MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 1887, Toddington

Military service: Private 799391 134th Bn. Canadian Infantry (Quebec Rgmt)

38.ix.FRANK HERBERT MUCKLESTON, b. Jun 1890, Toddington,Bedfordshire..

x.FREDERICK WILFRED MUCKLESTON, b. 1894, Woburn,Bedfordshire.

Notes for FREDERICK WILFRED MUCKLESTON:

1901 Census Entry

6 The Square, Toddington, Beds (RG13/1506)

Thomas Muckleston, Head,married 48, Builder (employer) b Toddington

Fanny Muckleston, Wife, Married, 43, born London

Edward Muckleston, son, single, builder (own account) 22 b Dunstable

Mabel Millard, dau, 21, married, dressmaker (own account) works at home b Toddington

Harold Muckleston son, single, 19, carpenters apprentice. b Toddington

Laura Muckleston, dau, single, 18, b Toddington

Thomas Muckleston, son, 14, Plumbers apprentice b Toddington

William Muckleton, son, 13, b Toddington

Frank Muckleston, son, 10, b Toddington

Wilfred Muckleston, son, 7, b Toddington.

May have gone to Canada

More About FREDERICK WILFRED MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 14 Mar 1895, Toddington Bedfordshire

20.MARY4 MUCKLESTON (GEORGE3, WILLIAM2, EDWARD1) was born 13 Jun 1859 in Toddington Bedfordshire, and died Jul 1947 in Shirley Croydon Surrey.She married (1) WILLIAM FANE 30 Dec 1878 in All Saints Church, Battle Bridge, Kings Cross, Islington London, son of WILLIAM FANE.He was born 24 Jul 1856 in Toddington Bedfordshire, and died 27 Feb 1886 in Toddington Bedfordshire.She married (2) CHARLES JAMES FREDERICK FISHBURNE 29 Sep 1888 in Milford Bryant Bedfordshire.He was born 02 Jan 1862 in Holkham, Norfolk, and died 11 Mar 1900 in Milstead Kent.She married (3) WILLIAM TRICE 1910 in Bermondsey London.He was born Abt. 1859 in Frinstead, Kent, and died Bef. 1945 in Shirley Croydon Surrey.

Notes for MARY MUCKLESTON:

1861 Census

Parsonage End, Toddington, Bedfordshire

George Muckleston, Married, Head, 30, Bricklayer, Harlington, Beds

Mary Muckleston, Married, Wife, 29, Toddington, Beds

William Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 10, Toddington, Beds

Harry Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 9, Toddington, Beds

George Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 7, Toddington, Beds

Ann Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 5, Toddington, Beds

Thomas Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 3, Toddington, Beds

Mary Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 1, Toddington, Beds

1871 census

Parsonage End, Toddington, Bedfordshire

George Muckleston, Married, Head, 42, Bricklayer

Mary Muckleston, Married, Wife, 40

William Muckleston, Unmarried, Son,20, Bricklayer, Toddington, Beds

Harry Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 19, Bricklayer, Toddington, Beds

George Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 17, Bricklayer, Toddington, Beds

Ann Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 15, Hat and Bonnet Sewer, Toddington, Beds

Thomas Muckleston, Unmarried, Son, 13, Labourer, Toddington, Beds

Mary Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 11, Scholar, Toddington, Beds

Elizabeth Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 9, Scholar, Toddington, Beds

Maria Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 6, Scholar, Toddington, Beds

Alice Muckleston, Unmarried, Daughter, 4, Scholar, Toddington, Beds

James Muckleston, Unmarried, Son,2, Toddington, Beds

1881 census

RG11/1639/44

The Old Pheasant, Parsonage End, Toddington, Bedfordshire.

William FaneMarriedHead24FarmerToddington Beds

Mary FaneMarriedWife21Dressmaker (nee Muckleston) Toddington Beds

Margaretta FaneUnmarried Daughter 3 (baptised & married as Muckleston)Toddington Beds

Christine FaneUnmarried Daughter 2 mthsToddington Beds

1901 census

RG13/770/25

Bottom Pond, Wormshill, Kent

Mary FishburneWidowHead41Toddington Beds

Bernard FaneUnmarried Son18General Agricultural LabourerToddington Beds

William FaneUnmarried Son15House Boy DomesticToddington Beds

Wilfred FishburneUnmarried Son11Toddington Beds

Frederick Fishburne Unmarried Son10Toddington Beds

Morgan FishburneUnmarried Son8Rodmersham Kent

Arthur FishburneUnmarried Son5Rodmersham Kent

Norah FishburneUnmarried Daughter 1Wormshill Kent

Mary was nee Muckleston and eventually emigrated to Canada

1911 Census

NameRelationCondition/

Yrs marriedSexAgeBirth

YearOccupation Where BornOriginal

census

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TRICE, WilliamHeadMarriedM571854Carpenter Kent FrinstedVIEW

TRICE, MaryWifeMarriedF511860Bedfordshire ToddingtonVIEW

FISHBURNE, MorganStepsonSingleM181893Footman Domestic Kent RodmershamVIEW

FISHBURNE, Arthur CecilStepsonSingleM151896Errand Boy Kent RodmershamVIEW

FISHBURNE, Norah LouiseStepdaughterF111900School Kent WormshillVIEW

POLLEY, Albert Francis FaneGrandsonM61905London BermondseyVIEW

POLLEY, Bernard LouisGrandsonM41907London BermondseyVIEW

Mary married William Fane a farmer, they lived and worked on the Fane ancestral property Herne Farm in Toddington. William was about 20 when he married Mary and the two of them had 7 children by 1886. However disaster was to befall this young family on Feb 27th 1886. William died at age 29 as a result of a fall from his horse. He had gone to get some dray for a sick animal. Rumour has it that he stopped off at a local victualing house and was a little worse for the pause. Good neighbours carried his body home to Mary on Herne Farm Gate.

Mary was a widow at 27 and had already buried one of her children and was now faced with raising 6 children. Whether through love or necessity one can only guess why Mary married Charles James Fishburne on Sep 29th 1888 at Milton Bryant Bedfordshire. Mary and Charles Fishburne had 6 children with the first arriving in December 1887 [before the marriage]

The family moved to Mill Pond Milstead Kent in 1895 and the Fanes and the Muckleston's did not keep in touch. It is thought that the split came because the two families were upset at Mary marrying a drunkard and at his cruelty to the children.

Charles was a mean drunk, he used to send the older children out to neighbouring farms to pick rocks and then ambush them on thier way home. He'd take their money and then go and drink it away. Charles is the reason that all the children moved away from home as soon as they were able to escape to the military, to service or to Canada.

Charles died on March 11th 1900 at age 38 from the effects of measles which turned into galloping consumption. It is interesting that the inscription on his tombstone reads:

We miss the hand clasp, miss the loving smile

Our hearts are broken: but a little while

And we will pass within the golden gate

God comfort us, God help us, while we wait

Mary Muckleston Fane Fishburn had buried three of her thirteen children and two husbands by the age of 40 and still had six children under the age of 14 to care for.

Perhaps life became a little easier when she married William Trice in 1912. From then on she was affectionally known as Granny Trice.

More About MARY MUCKLESTON:

Address (Facts Pg): 1911, 5 Surprise Cottages Shirley Road Croydon

Baptism: 07 Apr 1860, Toddington Bedfordshire

Notes for WILLIAM FANE:

In 1881 he lived at "The Old Pheasant", Parsonage End, Toddington, Bedfordshire.

In 1878 at the time of marriage they were living at 68 Muriel Street.

RG11/1639/44

The Old Pheasant, Parsonage End, Toddington, Bedfordshire.

William FaneMarriedHead24FarmerToddington Beds

Mary FaneMarriedWife21Dressmaker (nee Muckleston) Toddington Beds

Margaretta FaneUnmarried Daughter 3 (baptised & married as Muckleston)Toddington Beds

Christine FaneUnmarried Daughter 2 mthsToddington Beds

More About WILLIAM FANE:

Occupation: Bet. 1878 - 1881, Farmer

More About WILLIAM TRICE:

Occupation: 1911, Carpenter