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4.RICHARD3 MUCKLESTON (RUSSELL2, ROWLAND1) was born 05 Oct 1818 in Shrewsbury, and died 02 May 1895 in Shrewsbury.He married (1) ELIZABETH PRICE 28 Jul 1841 in Ebeneezer Chapel, Shrewsbury, daughter of WILLIAM PRICE.She was born Abt. 1816 in Shrewsbury Shropshire, and died 1862 in Shrewsbury Shropshire.He married (2) MARY ANN MEREDITH 27 Dec 1863 in Ebenezer Chapel, Town Walls, Shrewsbury Shropshire, daughter of JAMES MEREDITH.She was born Abt. 1834 in Newtown, Shropshire, and died 1903 in Registered Atcham [aged 69].

Notes for RICHARD MUCKLESTON:

In 1838 he was a labourer but later became a Coal Haulier

1841 census

HO107/927/10

Spring Gardens Shrewsbury

Russell Muckleston62ShoeYes

Richard Muckleston20Yes

Mary Muckleston15Yes

1851 census

HO107/1992/521/43

43 Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury

Richard MucklestonMarrHead30LabourerShrewsbury

Elizabeth MucklestonMarrWife35Shrewsbury

1861 census

RG9/1869 / 101

13 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Richard MucklestonMarriedHead42HaulierShrewsbury Salop

Elizabeth Muckleston MarriedWife53Shrewsbury Salop

Mary LoweWidowLodger37CharwomanShrewsbury Salop

Catherine LoweLodger7ScholarWolverhampton, Staffs

Ann Williams UnmarriedLodger41UpholstreressShrewsbury Salop

Jane Powell UnmarriedLodger34DressmakerBaystow

1871 census

RG10/2770

29 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury

Richard MucklestonMarriedHead53HaulierShrewsbury Salop

Mary Ann Muckleston MarriedWife37Newtown Salop

Russell MucklestonSon11ScholarShrewsbury Salop

Elizabeth MucklestonDau6ScholarShrewsbury Salop

Mary Ann PreeceStepchild11ScholarShrewsbury Salop

The second marriage took place in Ebeneezer Chapel, Town Walls, Shrewsbury in a Primitive Methodist Ceremony, His wife a widow was also a dressmaker. (marriage certificate available) His wife also had a daughter prior to this marriage - Mary Ann Preece born circa 1860

Death Certificate Available:

Died 2nd May 1895 at 10 Lancaster Terrace, Castlefields, Shrewsbury. He was aged 75 years a Haulier and died of Chronic Nephritis order of Lungs. His widow M A Muckleston certified his death on 3rd May.

1881 Census

11 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury St Mary Shropshire

Richard Muckleston, Head, Mar, 53, Haulier, bn Shrewsbury

Mary Ann Muckleston, Wife, Mar, 44, bn Newtown

Mary Ann Preece, Dau, 20, Servant at Home (Dom), bn Shrewsbury

Russel Muckleston, son, 17, Printers Apprentice, bn Shrewsbury

Eliza Muckleston, 14, Dau, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

Arthur Muckleston, son, 9, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

Ruth Muckleston, dau, 7, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

He and his wife were witnesses at his sister Marys wedding in 1852.

1891 census

RG12/2109

10 Beacon Lane, St Mary, Shrewsbury.

Richard MucklestonMarriedHead72Haulier (Cart)Shrewsbury

Ruth MucklestonUnmarried Daughter 17DressmakerShrewsbury

More About RICHARD MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 02 May 1819, St Chad Shrewsbury Shropshire

Occupation: Bet. 1881 - 1895, Coal Haulier

Notes for ELIZABETH PRICE:

Surname may have been Clarke.

1851 census

HO107/1992/521/43

43 Claremont Hill, Shrewsbury

Richard MucklestonMarrHead30LabourerShrewsbury

Elizabeth MucklestonMarrWife35Shrewsbury

1861 census

RG9/1869 / 101

13 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Richard MucklestonMarriedHead42HaulierShrewsbury Salop

Elizabeth Muckleston MarriedWife53Shrewsbury Salop

Mary LoweWidowLodger37CharwomanShrewsbury Salop

Catherine LoweLodger7ScholarWolverhampton, Staffs

Ann Williams UnmarriedLodger41UpholstreressShrewsbury Salop

Jane Powell UnmarriedLodger34DressmakerBaystow

Notes for MARY ANN MEREDITH:

parents may be lewis and catherine see 1851 census

or could she be the 14 year old grand daughter of 68 year old John Browne on the 1851 census - born Newtown

1871 census

RG10/2770

29 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury

Richard MucklestonMarriedHead53HaulierShrewsbury Salop

Mary Ann Muckleston MarriedWife37Newtown Salop

Russell MucklestonSon11ScholarShrewsbury Salop

Elizabeth MucklestonDau6ScholarShrewsbury Salop

Mary Ann PreeceStepchild11ScholarShrewsbury Salop

1881 Census

11 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury St Mary Shropshire

Richard Muckleston, Head, Mar, 53, Haulier, bn Shrewsbury

Mary Ann Muckleston, Wife, Mar, 44, bn Newtown

Mary Ann Preece, Dau, 20, Servant at Home (Dom), bn Shrewsbury

Russel Muckleston, son, 17, Printers Apprentice, bn Shrewsbury

Eliza Muckleston, 14, Dau, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

Arthur Muckleston, son, 9, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

Ruth Muckleston, dau, 7, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

1901 census says born Wrexham Wales.

1891 census reads:-

RG12/2109 - 101

6 Bearton Street, St Marys Shrewsbury

Richard Gough Head, M , 34, Dispenser, bn Shrewsbury

Harriet Gough, Wife, M, 34 bn Newtown

Ethel E Gough, dau, 5 bn Shrews

Audrey R W Gough, son, 4, bn Shrewsbury

Alice A Gough, dau, 2, bn Shrews

Annie Griffiths, servant, s, 16 general servant (domestic) bn Stockton on Tees

Mary A Mucklestone, Nursing, M, 51, Midwife, bn Newton, Mon

1901 census

Rg13/2536/129

78 North Street, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

William Henry PotterMarriedHead28Journeyman BootmakerShrewsbury Salop

Ruth PotterMarriedWife27Shrewsbury Salop

Reginald G PotterUnmarried Son4Shrewsbury Salop

Mary A Mucklestone WidowMoth in Law63Wrexham Wales

More About MARY ANN MEREDITH:

Occupation: 1863, Dressmaker

Children of RICHARD MUCKLESTON and MARY MEREDITH are:

5.i.RUSSELL4 MACKLESTON, b. 05 Nov 1864, St Mary Shrewsbury Shropshire; d. 30 Jan 1934, West Derby Liverpool [aged 69].

ii.ELIZABETH MUCKLESTON, b. 1866, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.; m. /[--?--]/, 1890, West Derby.

Notes for ELIZABETH MUCKLESTON:

1871 census

RG10/2770

29 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury

Richard MucklestonMarriedHead53HaulierShrewsbury Salop

Mary Ann Muckleston MarriedWife37Newtown Salop

Russell MucklestonSon11ScholarShrewsbury Salop

Elizabeth MucklestonDau6ScholarShrewsbury Salop

Mary Ann PreeceStepchild11ScholarShrewsbury Salop

1881 Census

11 Benyon Street, Shrewsbury St Mary Shropshire

Richard Muckleston, Head, Mar, 53, Haulier, bn Shrewsbury

Mary Ann Muckleston, Wife, Mar, 44, bn Newtown

Mary Ann Preece, Dau, 20, Servant at Home (Dom), bn Shrewsbury

Russel Muckleston, son, 17, Printers Apprentice, bn Shrewsbury

Eliza Muckleston, 14, Dau, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

Arthur Muckleston, son, 9, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

Ruth Muckleston, dau, 7, Scholar, bn Shrewsbury

she is probably the one who married in West Derby in 1890 - moved with her brothers?

Possible spouses according to FreeBMd are Charles Simotich and Alfred Dorricott

Could her husband be a Collett

1911 census......

15 Loreburn Road, Wavertree, Liverpool, Lancs (RG14PN22674)

Mackleston, RussellHead MarriedM47Compositorb Shrewsbury Salop

Mackleston, EmilyWifeMarriedF41b Liverpool Lancs

Mackleston, Florence Daughter SingleF22Book Keeperb Shrewsbury Salop

Mackleston, WilliamSon SingleM20Compositorb Manchester Lancs

Mackleston, IvyDaughterSingleF5b Liverpool Lancs

Roberts ,CharlesBoarderSingleM31Porterb Liverpool Lancs

Ritter, RobertBoarderSingleM22Porterb Liverpool Lancs

Ritter, AnnieBoarderSingleF20Assistantb Liverpool Lancs

Banks, HerbertVisitorSingleM24Grocers Assistantb Shrewsbury Salop

Mackleston, ConnieDau Adopted SingleF16 Confectioners Assistantb Liverpool Lancs

Collet, NellieNeiceSingleF21Neice Domesticb Shrewsbury Salop

Years Married 24 (Russell & emily)

More About ELIZABETH MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 1867

Notes for /[--?--]/:

Husbands name may be Collett

iii.RACHEL MUCKLESTON, b. 1868, Shrewsbury; d. 1869, Shrewsbury.

6.iv.ARTHUR PREECE MACKLESTON, b. 30 May 1871, Parish of St. Mary, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. (born MUCKLESTON); d. 22 May 1921, Ardwick, Chorlton, Manchester, Lancashire..

7.v.RUTH MUCKLESTON, b. 1873, Shrewsbury Shropshire.