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158.SYDNEY RICHARD18 MUCKLESTON (JOHN17, JOHN16, JOHN15, EDWARD14, ROWLAND13, EDWARD12, ROWLAND11, EDWARD10, JOHN9, EDWARD8, HUGH7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, ROGER2DE MUCCLESTON, HOESKYN1) was born 05 Mar 1903 in Atcham Shropshire, and died 10 Mar 1976 in ShrewsburyShropshire.He married EDITH ANNE BAKER 1939 in Shrewsbury Shropshire.She was born 24 Apr 1905, and died Oct 1989 in Reg Shrewsbury.

Notes for SYDNEY RICHARD MUCKLESTON:

1911 census

24 Ellesmere Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire (RG14PN16070)

Muckleston, JohnHeadMarriedM 65Retired Bakerb Shrewsbury Shropshire

Muckleston, Elizabeth WifeMarriedF 44b Churchstoke Montgomery

Muckleston, George SonSingleM 15Telegraph Messenger b Shrewsbury Shropshire

Muckleston, Evangeline Daughter SingleF 14b Shrewsbury Shropshire

Muckleston, Gertrude Daughter SingleF 11Schoolb Shrewsbury Shropshire

Muckleston, Sydney SonSingleM 8Schoolb Shrewsbury Shropshire

Muckleston, GwendolineDaughterSingleF 3b Shrewsbury Shropshire

Hotchkiss, Edith MortonBoarderWidowF 50b Stratford Warwickshire

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SYDNEY RICHARD MUCKLESTON

Will Proved : 27th May 1976

Index entry:-

1976

Muckleston Sydney Richard

Muckleston Sydney Richard of 47 Montague Place Shrewsbury died 10th March 1976 Probate Sheffield 27th May £5100

Transcript of the Will:-

This is the last Will and Testament of me Sydney Richard Muckleston of 47 Montague Place Belle Vue in the county of Salop made this third day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and seventy six I hereby revoke all Wills made by me at any time heretofore. I appoint my wife Edith Annie Muckleston to be my executor 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 my wife Edith Annie Muckleston the freehold property situate and known as Rose Villa, 47 Montague Place Belle Vue Shrewsbury also all monies deposited by me in the British Railways Savings Bank. Signed by the said testator - SYDNEY RICHARD MUCKLESTON - in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. Henry James Biffen Winifred Eleanor Biffen.

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Sydney Richard Muckleston

Born 5th March 1903 (Atcham)

Married Edith Annie Baker 1939 (Shrewsbury)

Died 10th March 1976 (Shrewsbury)

More About SYDNEY RICHARD MUCKLESTON:

Baptism: 02 Apr 1903, St Julian Shrewsbury

Child of SYDNEY MUCKLESTON and EDITH BAKER is:

i.ROY19 MUCKLESTON, m. (1) WENDY B LEWIS, Shrewsbury Shropshire; m. (2) CAROL S COPELAND, Reg North Salop.

159.EDWYN B18 LOUKES (HARRIET MARGARET17 MUCKLESTON, SAMUEL16, JOHN15, EDWARD14, ROWLAND13, EDWARD12, ROWLAND11, EDWARD10, JOHN9, EDWARD8, HUGH7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, ROGER2DE MUCCLESTON, HOESKYN1) was born Abt. 1867 in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.He married HARRIET FRANCIS DAVIS 16 Sep 1891 in Kingston Ontario, Canada, daughter of RICHARD DAVIS and CAROLINE/[--?--]/.She was born Abt. 1868 in Kingston, Ontario.

Notes for EDWYN B LOUKES:

Living in Winnipeg about 1900. In 1920 he appears to be a broker in Saskatoon, Canada.

Children of EDWYN LOUKES and HARRIET DAVIS are:

i.ROLAND19 LOUKES.

178.ii.KIRK SHELDON LOUKES, b. 21 Dec 1894, Kingston, Ontario; d. 10 Aug 1964, Port Washington, British Columbia, Canada.

160.WALTER MUCKLESTON18 LOUCKS (HARRIET MARGARET17 MUCKLESTON, SAMUEL16, JOHN15, EDWARD14, ROWLAND13, EDWARD12, ROWLAND11, EDWARD10, JOHN9, EDWARD8, HUGH7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, ROGER2DE MUCCLESTON, HOESKYN1) was born 24 Feb 1869 in Picton Ontario, Canada.He married HARRIET ALICE PIPE 04 Jul 1894 in Guleph, Ontario, Canada, daughter of WILLIAM PIPE and MARY MARSH.She was born 19 Mar 1866 in Ontario, Canada.

Notes for WALTER MUCKLESTON LOUCKS:

Walter Muckleston Loucks (1869-?)

Rector of All Saints’ Church (Anglican), Winnipeg.

Born at Williamsburg, Ontario, 24 February 1869. Son of Canon Edwin Loucks and Harriet Margaret Muckleston. Married Harriet Alice Pipe, 4 July 1894. Was educated at Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario, University of Trinity College, Toronto. Ordained Deacon 28 June 1891; Priest, 26 February 1893 by Bishop Sweatman of Toronto; Curate at St. John’s, Peterboro, 1890-93; Priest Vicar, Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa, 1893-1902; Rector of St. Matthew’s, Ottawa, 1902-1913; Rector of All Saints’ Winnipeg, 1913-1925. Address, The Rectory, Broadway, Winnipeg. Called to be Rector of Holy Trinity Church, Toronto.

Source:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba

This collection of biographies of Manitobans was compiled by the Canadian Publicity Company, and published at Winnipeg in 1925. Most of those featured in the book were living at that time, so no information on death dates was provided. Where possible, these are being added to this online version.

Online version 2007, Manitoba Historical Society.

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More About WALTER MUCKLESTON LOUCKS:

Occupation: 1901, Clerk in Holy Orders

Children of WALTER LOUCKS and HARRIET PIPE are:

i.CONSTANCE HARVEY19 LOUKES, b. 03 Jun 1895.

ii.FRANCIS H LOUKES, b. 25 Nov 1897.

161.PHILIP MARTON18 MUCKLESTON (JOHN SHORTT17, SAMUEL16, JOHN15, EDWARD14, ROWLAND13, EDWARD12, ROWLAND11, EDWARD10, JOHN9, EDWARD8, HUGH7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, ROGER2DE MUCCLESTON, HOESKYN1) was born 16 Oct 1876 in Frontenac Ontario Canada.He married NELLIE VAN BRUNT Abt. 1896.She was born Abt. 1879 in Illinois.

Notes for PHILIP MARTON MUCKLESTON:

1891 Canadian Census

Sydenham Ward, Kingston City, Ontario (1st May 1891)

John MucklestonMarriedHead42Hardware Merchant (Employer)OntarioEnglandIreland

Alice M MucklestonMarriedWife42OntarioOntarioOntario

Hugh D MucklestonUnmarried Son17CadetOntarioOntarioOntario

P Norton Muckleston Unmarried Son14OntarioOntarioOntario

Helen M MucklestonUnmarried Daughter 12OntarioOntarioOntario

All C of E.

1910 US Census

St Pauls Ward, Ramsey, Minnesota (21st April 1910)

Philip N MucklestonMarriedHead33Frieght Clerk, Steam RailwayCanadaCanadaCanada

Nellie I MucklestonMarriedWife31IllinoisOhioNew York

At St Paul in 1916 - a curate?

this is probably Philip N muckleston born c 1877On the Immigration and Naturalisation Records for Minnesota USA can be found:

Phillip N Muckleston sate 12 January 1999 - Reel 46 Vol 24.

from photos of samuel mucklestons house in Canada the initaisl PN Muckleston are engraved in the wall alongside other initials of Samuel Mucklestons grandchildren, he is therefore either the son of William Jeffries Muckleston or John Short Muckleston

1930 Federal US Census

St Paul City, Ramsey, Minnesota

Philip M MucklestonMarriedHead53 Accountant for RailroadCanadaCanadaCanada

Nellie MucklestonMarriedWife51IllinoisOhioN York

Muriel MucklestonUnmarried Daughter 15Minnesota CanadaIllinois

Kathrine Muckleston Unmarried Daughter 14Minnesota CanadaIllinois

Age at first marriage Phillip 30, Nellie 28. Phillip year of Immigration 1895, home owned value $8000.

WW1 Draft Registration card found on Ancestry

dated: Sep 12 1918

1757 Grand, St Pauls, Ramsey

Description: height Short, medium build, grey eyes, medium hair

Naturalised US Citizen

More About PHILIP MARTON MUCKLESTON:

Immigration: 1895, To USA from Canada

Occupation: 1910, Freight Clerk on Steam Railway In Minnesota USA

Children of PHILIP MUCKLESTON and NELLIE VAN BRUNT are:

i.MURIEL19 MUCKLESTON, b. Abt. 1915, Minnesota USA.

ii.KATHRINE ALICE MUCKLESTON, b. Abt. 1916, Minnesota USA; m. JOHN WILLARD PRING; b. Abt. 1922.

More About KATHRINE ALICE MUCKLESTON:

Individual Note: Apr 1977, Divorce - Marin USA

162.HAROLD STRAUN18 MUCKLESTON (WILLIAM JEFFREYS17, SAMUEL16, JOHN15, EDWARD14, ROWLAND13, EDWARD12, ROWLAND11, EDWARD10, JOHN9, EDWARD8, HUGH7, THOMAS6, WILLIAM5, THOMAS4, WILLIAM3, ROGER2DE MUCCLESTON, HOESKYN1) was born 10 Nov 1878 in Greenville, Ontario Canada, and died 06 Mar 1965 in Los Angeles California.He married EDITH MARGARET WHERRY 23 Aug 1911, daughter of JOHN WHERRY and SARA BRANDON.She was born 10 Oct 1876 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and died 07 Apr 1961 in Los Angeles California.

Notes for HAROLD STRAUN MUCKLESTON:

1891 Canadian Census

Wellington Ward, Ottawa City, Ontario (7 April 1891)

William MucklestonMarriedLodger42OntarioEnglandIreland

Harriet MucklestonMarriedWife43QuebecScotlandScotland

Allen J MucklestonUnmarried Son18 Ledger Clerk – BankOntarioOntarioQuebec

Harold S Muckleston Unmarried Son12OntarioOntarioQuebec

Barnard Muckleston Unmarried Son15 ? of the gospelQuebecOntarioQuebec

All C of E.

He was in England in 1908

1911 Canadian Census

Montreal, St Antoine, Quebec (2 June 1911)

Jas FerresMarriedHead59 – May 1852 Book Keeper Quebec (Canadian – Anglican)

Elizabeth FerresMarriedWife67 – Dec 1843Quebec(Canadain – Anglican)

H S MucklestonUnmarried Nephew32 – Nov 1878 PhysicianOntario(Canadian – Anglican)

Susan BrownUnmarried Domestic 27 – Mar 1883 DomesticQuebec(Canadian – Catholic)

passenger transcript details

Name: Dr Harold S MUCKLESTON

Date of departure: 10 September 1908

Port of departure: Liverpool

Passenger destination port: Montreal, Canada

Passenger destination: Montreal, Canada

Date of Birth: 1879 (calculated from age)

Age: 29

Marital status: Single

Sex: Male

Occupation: Gent

Passenger recorded on: Page 6 of 13

1920 US Census

Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California (3rd Jan 1920)

Harold S Muckleston MarriedHead41Medical – PhysicianCanadaCanadaCanada

Edith MucklestonMarriedWife43Author – FictionPennsPennsIndiana

Eleanor MucklestonUnmarried Daughter 6CanadaCanadaPenn

Margaret Muckleston Unmarried Daughter 2.3/12CanadaCanadaPenn

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Ship:OTTAWA

Official Number: 70932

Master's name: J Evans

Steamship Line: Dominion

Where bound: Montreal, Canada

Square feet: 8033

Registered tonnage: 2991

Passengers on voyage: 334

A British / Canadian Physician. At one point working in the Los Angeles area of California.

He lived in Montreal after his marriage for about 6 or 7 years the moved to California

Individual: Muckleston, Harold

Birth date: Nov 10, 1878

Birth place: CA

Social Security Death Index: U.S.,

Individual: Muckleston, Harold

Social Security #: 573-20-5745

Issued in: California

Birth date: Nov 10, 1878

Death date: Mar 1965

Residence code: California

He fought in the Canadian Forces in the First World War. He was a major.

Canadian Archive reference number is RG150 Accession 1992-93/166. Box 6457-1

1900 US Census

Leland Stanford Junior University, Santa Clara, California

Harold S Mucklaston UnmarriedRoomer21 – Nov 1878ProffessorCanadaCanadaCanada

Immigration to the US 1899

On the US 1920 Census

Harold S Muckleton age 41, White, born Canada, Living Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California - as was his father.

1930 US Federal Census

Los Angeles, California.- Assembly District

Harold SMuckelstonHeadMarried51Physician - General PracticeCanada

Edith MMuckelstonWifeMarried53NonePennsylvania

Margaret CMuckelstonDaughterSingle12NoneCanada

LillianGillridgeHousekeeperMarried58Housekeeper - Private HouseEngland

More About HAROLD STRAUN MUCKLESTON:

Military service: Bet. 1914 - 1918, Medical Doctor - Major

Occupation: 1910, Doctor

Notes for EDITH MARGARET WHERRY:

1920 US Census

Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California (3rd Jan 1920)

Harold S Muckleston MarriedHead41Medical – PhysicianCanadaCanadaCanada

Edith MucklestonMarriedWife43Author – FictionPennsPennsIndiana

Eleanor MucklestonUnmarried Daughter 6CanadaCanadaPenn

Margaret Muckleston Unmarried Daughter 2.3/12CanadaCanadaPenn

1930 US Federal Census

Los Angeles, California.- Assembly District

Harold SMuckelstonHeadMarried51Physician - General PracticeCanada

Edith MMuckelstonWifeMarried53NonePennsylvania

Margaret CMuckelstonDaughterSingle12NoneCanada

LillianGillridgeHousekeeperMarried58Housekeeper - Private HouseEngland

She grew up in China where her parents were missionaries.

She wrote under the name of Edith Wherry Muckleston, she wrote three novels

The Red Lantern (1911)

Wanderer on a Thousand Hills (1917)

The Jade Mountain (1926)

all published between 1911 and 1920, dealing with life in China and having East / West overtones. The first one was made into a silent picture with the famous actress, Alla Nazimova in the lead. A fourth novelThe Lamp Still Burns was published in the 1950's, it has the form of a medieval morality play in a more modern setting.

In who's who in Canada 1922. - Society of Genelogists

Muckleston, Edith M., B.L., Non-de-Plume, Edith Wherry - Writer. Address 1966 Beachwood Drive, Hollywood, California. Born Carlisle Pennsylvania, dau. of Dr John Wherry and Sara Ellen Brandon both of Pekin China. Educated: Trenton Model School NJ, High School Westfield N.J. Wellesley College 1898-1900. University of California (Graduated in 1907). University of Paris (1904-1906). Came to Quebec August 1911. Teacher of French at Mills College California 1908-1909. Author of "The Red Lantern" 1911 "The Wanderer on a Thousand Hills" 1917 both of these novels deal with life in China in which country she lived many years. A screen version of "The Red Lantern" was produced by the Metro Company with Madame Nazimova in the leading role. The picture was regarded as one of the most important of the year and had a great success. Married Harold Straun Muckleston M.D. son of Rev. Canon W J Muckleston of Ottawa Ontario Aug 23 1911. Has two daughters. Club: Hollywood Country. Societies: Sorority of A.O.H. at the University of California; Sigma Chapter. Anglican.

In British Library Catalogue:

Wherry afterwards Muckleston (Edith Margaret)

Jade Mountain pp xiv 268 - Hutchinson & Co London 1926 nn 12304

The Red Lantern pp 306, John Lane London 1911 12621 ccc7, John Lane, New York 1919, 12702 bbb14

The Wanderer on a Thousand Hills pp305, John Lane Co New York 1917 nn 4215, John Lane Co London 1918 nn 4937 pp224, Harmondsworth and New York 1940. Penquin books number 272 12208 a 1/272

At Swarthmore College Peace Collection, Pensylvania USA amongst the Emily Balch Papers 1875-1961 (in Box 40) are papers relating to (possibly correspondance from or about) Mrs. H S Muckleston (1848-1849).

More About EDITH MARGARET WHERRY:

Occupation: Writer - Fiction

Children of HAROLD MUCKLESTON and EDITH WHERRY are:

i.ELEANOR FERRES19 MUCKLESTON, b. 1914, Canada; d. 1922.

Notes for ELEANOR FERRES MUCKLESTON:

1920 US Census

Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California (3rd Jan 1920)

Harold S Muckleston MarriedHead41Medical – PhysicianCanadaCanadaCanada

Edith MucklestonMarriedWife43Author – FictionPennsPennsIndiana

Eleanor MucklestonUnmarried Daughter 6CanadaCanadaPenn

Margaret Muckleston Unmarried Daughter 2.3/12CanadaCanadaPenn

179.ii.MARGARET CHRISTIAN MUCKLESTON, b. 29 Dec 1917; d. 29 Dec 1997, Eugene Oregon USA.