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Muriel Stephenson [s.]

Muriel Stepehenson was the fifth child of William George Stephenson & Margaret Jean Gaudie born November 1st, 1881 at York.

Muriel was still living at home in 1891 at Holgate Crescent, York & there was an older sister & older brother at home.   Also grandmother Margaret Gaudie (81) was living with them.

In 1901 Muriel was still at home with her widowed father & older sister Bertha.  They were living at 24 St Pauls Square, York.

Muriel married Conrad Gribble in Oct-December 1908 at Darlington.  Conrad was born July 27th, 1881 at Wellington, Somerset, the son of Mary A & Theodore G Gribble, a civil engineer.

In 1911 Muriel & Conrad were living at ‘Chez Nous’, Malton Rd, York & Conrad was a civil engineer like his father.  They had a 1 year old daughter Muriel Daphne & a cook & a nurse.

Daughter Muriel Daphne married George J Charlton in 1929 at Chertsey, Surrey.

Daughter Pamela married Peter J Dixon in 1939 in Surrey. The 1939 register shows Muriel living with daughter Pamela & husband Peter, a motor tutor, at The Fylde, W Clandon, Guildford, Surrey.  (Interestingly Muriel gave her birth year as 1891!)

Conrad travelled a great deal in his occupation & received an OBE for his work in engineering. In 1950 & 1951 Conrad, working for the civil service, & Muriel  returned from Colombo, Ceylon & gave their address in the UK as Dover Cottage, West Clandon, Guildford, Surrey. 

Muriel died in Oct-December 1957, aged 75, in Surrey.

In 1960 Conrad was recorded as returning from South Africa to Southampton & his address was St Clair, Heathside Park Rd, Woking, Surrey.

Conrad died in April-June 1961, aged 79, at Battle, Sussex.

The children of Muriel Stephenson & Conrad Gribble were:

s.  Muriel Daphne Gribble born October 5th, 1909 in the Parish of Heworth Without, York; died February 1991 in Hampshire.
s.  Dorothy Gribble born Oct-December 1911 at York
s.  Hugh Graham Gribble born Oct-December 1911 at York
s.  Pamela Gaudie B Gribble born August 18th, 1917 at York; died 1993 in Surrey



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