52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks -Week 3

Marie Louise Moyst (Marie Louise Cripps).


This is my grandmother on my mother’s side.

Marie Louise Moyst was born on 26th July 1929 to Jenny Eugene and William Ernest Moyst.  She was one of seven; six girls and 1 boy.

She attended Cadoxton Girls School and later went on to work as a tailor at Sideroy Mills.

Marie fell in love with Robert Alfred Cripps, who lived a few doors down the road from her.  She married him on 24 July 1954 at Old Village, Church, Cadoxton, Barry. They had one child.

Marie’s mother, Jenny Eugene committed suicide at her home address, on 20th April 1957. and her father, William Ernest passed away at his home address on 21 February, 1962.

Marie’s husband, Robert passed away on 7th December 1999 at Llandough Hospital, Penarth.

She passed away on 17th December 2004 at Heath Hospital (ie University Hospital of Wales) due to multi-organ failure at the age of 75 years old.

Her funeral took place at Adams Funeral Home  on 30th December 2004 and was buried at Barry Cemetery DD296.

Bob & Maries grave 2.jpg

Next week, I will writing about Robert Alfred Cripps.

Happy Wednesday!







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