Mary Elizabeth Stephenson was the sixth child of Thomas Stephenson & Ann Wainwright christened April 13th, 1879 at Stockton, Co Durham.
Mary was living at home in 1881 at 13 Lawson St, Stockton with her 4 older brothers & parents.
In 1891 Mary, her parents & 2 younger sisters & 2 brothers were living at 42 Disraeli St, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough.
Mary married Thomas William Cecil Mossom in Jan-March 1901 at Middlesbrough. Thomas was born July-September 1878 at Middlesbrough, the son of Elizabeth Jane Laverick & William Mossom.
At the time of the 1901 census Mary & Thomas were living at 43 Holt St, Middlesbrough & Thomas was a butcher.
By 1911 Mary & Thomas had moved to 3a Jedburgh St, Middlesbrough & Thomas was now a butcher (manager). They had 3 children at this time – Eveline (8), Hilda (6) & Olive (3). They had also had a boarder, Robert Wilcock, a railway wagon examiner.
Soon after the 1911 census their fourth daughter, Norah, was born.
Daughter Eveline married Charles James Clinkard in 1927 & they were to have 4 children.
Daughter Hilda married John Welton & they were to have one daughter.
Daughter Norah married Dick Bradley, a butcher, in 1933 & they were to have one daughter.
Mary died in Jan-March 1963, aged 83, at Whitby, Yorks.
Thomas died in Oct-December 1964, aged 86, his death being registered at Cleveland, N. Yorks.
The children of Mary Elizabeth Stephenson & Thomas William Cecil Mossom were:
s.188.8.131.52.1 Eveline Mossom born April 11th, 1902 at Middlesbrough; died July 1990 at Great Ayton, Yorks
s.184.108.40.206.2 Hilda Mossom born September 21st, 1904 at Middlesbrough; died January 2002 at Croydon, Surrey
s.220.127.116.11.3 Olive Mossom born Jan-March 1908 at Middlesbrough; died Oct 4th, 1948 in London
s.18.104.22.168.4 Norah Mossom born July 30th, 1911 at 3a Jedburgh St, Middlesbrough; died 2006 at Stockton