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Mary Elizabeth Stephenson [s.]

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.  Eveline Mossom born April 11th, 1902 at Middlesbrough; died July 1990 at Great Ayton, Yorks
s.  Hilda Mossom born September 21st, 1904 at Middlesbrough; died January 2002 at Croydon, Surrey
s.  Olive Mossom born Jan-March 1908 at Middlesbrough; died Oct 4th, 1948 in London
s.  Norah Mossom born July 30th, 1911 at 3a Jedburgh St, Middlesbrough; died 2006 at Stockton


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