Joseph Stevens of West Firle
Ann Maria Skinner
(Abt 1816-1878)
James Payne
Maria Elmore
Alfred Stevens of Tunbridge Wells
Jane Maria Payne
Ivy Gladys Stevens


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John Funnell

  • Douglas John Funnell
  • Gwendoline G. Funnell

Ivy Gladys Stevens

  • Born: 18 Dec 1904, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England 1
  • Christened: 9 Nov 1919, St. Matthew, Southborough, Kent, England 2
  • Married: 13 Aug 1927, St. Matthew's Church, High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England 3
  • Buried: 17 Feb 1966, Southborough Cemetery, Kent, England 4 5

  Research Notes:

Ivy Gladys (adult), daughter of Alfred Stevens of 45 South View Rd., carman, and Jane (baptismal record)


At the time of the 1911 England Census Ivy Stevens, age 6, born in Tunbridge Wells Kent, was with her parents at 45 South View Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

In the 1939 Register Ivy G Funnell (b. 10 Dec 1904), unpaid domestic duties, and husband John Funnell (b. 19 May 1905), packer furniture tra--- remover, were living at 41 Springfield Road, Southborough, Kent. At the same address were [children] Douglas G Funnell (b. 10 Sep 1928), at school, and [two records officially closed].


Ivy Gladys Funnell died aged 61 years. 4

  Marriage Information:

Ivy married John Funnell, son of Horace Funnell and Clara Jane Herbert, on 13 Aug 1927 in St. Matthew's Church, High Brooms, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. (John Funnell was born on 19 May 1905 in Southborough, Kent, England, christened on 1 Oct 1907 in St. Thomas, Southborough, Kent, England, and died on 3 Jun 1982 in 39 Pinewood Court, Pinewood Gardens, Southbourne, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

WEDDING. — At St. Matthew's Church, High Brooms, on Saturday, Miss Ivy Gladys Stevens, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Stevens, of 45, South View-road, was married to Mr. John Funnell, son of Mrs. Funnell and the late Mr. Funnell, of 34, Springfield-road, Southborough. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. E. Batchelor, was attired in ivory crepe-de-chine, trimmed with old lace and satin ribbon, wore a veil and orange blossom, and carried a shower bouquet of pink carnations, her only ornament being a gold brooch. There were three attendants, Miss Phyllis Batchelor (niece of the bride), Miss Betty Funnell and Master Wilfred Funnell (sister and brother of the bridegroom). The chief bridesmaid wore a grey silk dress, with hat to match, her bouquet being composed of pink sweet peas and love-in-the-mist. The younger maid was daintily dressed in blue satin with a mob cap, and carried a bouquet of sweet peas and love-in-the-mist. The little page wore a blue and white satin tunic. Mr. Fred Funnell (brother) acted as best man. The service was conducted by the Rev. Dr. Mark Salisbury, after which a reception was held at the home of the bride. Later the happy pair left for Rochester, the bride travelling in a Navy blue two-piece suit, with hat to match.

Kent & Sussex Courier, 19 August 1927, p. 9


1 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, Tonbridge district, 1st Quarter (1905), vol. 2a, p. 850. Born 18 December according to the baptismal register, and 10 December according to the 1939 Register.

2 Southborough St. Matthew Kent Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 10, no. 86.

3 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, Tonbridge district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 2a, p. 2344.

4 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Tonbridge district, 1st Quarter, vol. 5f, p. 977.

5 Web: UK, Burial and Cremation Index, 1576-2014.

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