The Whit Sunday Tea Treat, Camborne, 1928.
(L to R) Rosa Clifton, Florence (Florrie) Clifton, Ida (Clifton) Jelbert, Albert James Clifton,
Hettie Clifton & Marjorie Lovellia Jelbert
This link will enable you to
download the ancestry (in .rtf format) of the Clifton Family of Week St Mary and Camborne,
dating from about 1602. I am indebted to John
(Jack) W Clifton of Florida for much of this information. Jack, who
lives in Florida, is my second cousin, once removed.
My Maternal Grandfather - Joseph Gribble
Joseph with his wife, Florence Annie
and father, Samuel - 1910
|Joseph Gribble was born at Plain-an-Gwarry, Redruth on 16 Apr 1885. He began his working life as a butcher's boy but went to Johannesburg, South Africa, to join his father at the age of 17. He went back to Redruth to marry Florence Annie Temby in 1905 and they returned to South Africa shortly afterwards. Joseph & Florence Annie stayed in South Africa for almost 20 years. They had 8 children, one of whom died in South Africa. The family returned to Camborne shortly after in 1925. Whilst in South Africa Joseph worked as a mining engineer and self employed agent for Holman Brothers, selling mining equipment.|
Their adddress in the 1920's was 96, Op De Bergen Street, Fairview, Johannesburg. Joseph died on 12 May 1972 in the City Hospital, Truro, Cornwall.
You can access the file of my Gribble ancestry
(in .rtf format) through this link.
The Gribble One Name Study Web Site
Joseph & Florence Annie (Temby) Gribble - Durban
96, Op De Bergen Street, Johannesburg - 1922
The children shown are Alfred and Vera Gribble
My Maternal Grandmother - Florence Annie Temby
Florence Annie Temby was born at Tolcarne, Beacon, near Camborne on 19 March 1886. She was the third (of four) daughter of James & Elizabeth (James) Temby. James, who was a tin miner, died in the USA in 1893 when Florence Annie was only 7 years of age.
The picture below shows the Beacon Chapel Choir outside Beacon Sunday School before the annual outing to the coast in 1908. Sarah (Clara), who is in mourning, and Lois are Florence Annie Temby's sisters.