Obituary of Albert Stelling. as recorded in the Ripon Gazette May 1984.
The funeral service took place at St. James’s Church, Grewelthorpe of Mr. Albert Stelling of The Bungalow, Grewelthorpe. who died in hospital aged 71 years. [born 1913].
The service was conducted by the vicar the Rev. A.Atkinson. The Rector the Rev. P.Garner also took part. Mrs E.Atkinson of Kirkby Malzeard was the organist. It was followed by internment in the churchyard.
Mr Stelling was a qualified electrician. Before his retirement he was employed as a civil servant by the Department of the Environment, where he was awarded the Imperial Service Medal for more than 30 years service. He also received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal.
He was born in Grewelthorpe and lived most of his life in the village where his main interest was gardening.
The family mourners were :-
Mrs. May Stelling – widow.
Mr & Mrs M. Stelling. Mr & Mrs A.Stelling. sons & daughters in law.
Also representing Mark, Barbara, James & Damian [grandchildren].
Mr & Mrs W. Stelling [brother & sister in law].
Mr & Mrs J.Crossley. Mr & Mrs N.Crossley. Mr R.Thirkill. [brothers in law & sisters in law].
Mr & Mrs A.Ashby [nephew & Niece] rep.Mrs D. Ascough [sister.]
Mr & Mrs J.Stelling. Mr & Mrs J. Crossley. Mr & Mrs R.Walton. Mr. N.Crossley. [nephews & Nieces].
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Other members of Stelling family found in census and registers.
ALBERT STELLING Born 1 Oct. 1908. Died May 1984. Son of Anthony & Alice Craike. Married May Crossley. He was an electrician. Lived Willowgarth. Grewelthorpe.
ANTHONY STELLING Born 1820. Finghall. Married Ann Bell. Lived Northallerton in 1861. He was a sawyer.
ANTHONY STELLING. Born 15 Aug 1879. Died 14 Dec 1952. Son of Christopher & Jane Firby. Postman and small holder married to Alice Craike[born 1875]. Living Hackfall House Grewelthorpe in 1939. An ARP Warden in WW2.
AVRIL EILEEN STELLING. Dau of Robert of Hackfall Mount.
CHRISTOPHER STELLING Born 1778 Finghall. Died 1862 Thornton Steward. Married Jane Ballan.
CHRISTOPHER STELLING Born 1852. Died 1936. Son of Anthony & Ann Bell. Married Jane Firby of Hunton in 1837.
DOROTHY STELLING Born 1908. Daughter of Anthony & Alice Craike Married in 1935 to George William Ascough. See obituary under Ascough.
LILY STELLING. Born 1903. Died 1978. Dau of Anthony & Alice Craike of Hackfall House. An ARP warden. Married to George Raymond Thirkill.
ROBERT CHRISTOPHER. STELLING. Born 9 Jan 1906. Died 1993. Son of Anthony & Alice Craike Married Bertha Watt in 1940. Lived Hackfall House in 1936 and Lived Hackfall Mount Grewelthorpe. in 1946.
WILLIAM STELLING. Born 1 July 1882. Married to Ellen [born 1883]. Master Blacksmith in Ripon 1939.
WILLIAM STELLING. Born C. 1888 Kirkby Malzeard. A Boarder.[Ref 1891 census Kirkby Malzeard.]
WILLIAM A. STELLING. Born 25 July 1915. Living Hackfall House in 1939. An omnibus conductor.
1911 census entry for William. Living Bishop Monkton.
HULLACH Thomas. Head Married M age47 b.1864 Stationary Engineman working for paper manufacturer. born Skelton.
HULLACH Jane. Dau. Single F age20 b.1891 born Bishop Monkton.
STELLING William. Boarder Single M age 23 b.1888
Belt Rivetter working for paper manufacturer. born Kirkby Malzeard.