Marjorie Stockley

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Marjorie Stockley
Profession circus director
Personal details
Born 1916-12-12 in United Kingdom
Dead 1975-12-11 Cape Town in South Africa

Spouse(s) 1945 - 1973 James Stockley

Country United Kingdom

Work locations
Title owner 1948-
Location at Circus Chipperfield in United Kingdom

Title director 1939-1955
Location at Circus Chipperfield in United Kingdom

Biography details

Marjorie Suzanne Phyllis Chipperfield , circus director in United Kingdom

Born 1916-12-12 in United Kingdom dead 1975-12-11 in South Africa , daughter of director Dick Chipperfield Sr. and assistant director Maud Chipperfield .

Marjorie Chipperfield performed as Equestrienne, contortionist and equilibrist. Marjorie Suzanne Phyllis, the younger daughter of Richard Chipperfield was born 12 December 1916. She was the fifth generation of the famous family, sister of Dick, Maude, Jimmy and John.

In 1948 she became joint proprietor of Chipperfield's Circus with brothers Richard, James and John Chipperfield. Her elephant ballet was presented at the Kelvin Hall circus, Glasgow in 1948 and 1949. She was the director of Chipperfield's circus in 1951, when their headquarters were at Down farm, Stockbridge, Hampshire, and later when the winterquarters moved to Heythrop, Oxfordshire. She looked after the family's wild animal reserve in South Africa until the death of Jimmy Stockley in 1973. She died 11 December 1975, in Cape Town, South Africa. Her daughter Jane Stockley married Brian Boswell.

Children


Total: 2 children

  1. Born: . Jane Boswell
  2. Born: ?. Jim Stockley

Siblings

Siblings through the father Dick Chipperfield Sr. (1875-04-08-1959-05-08):

  1. Richard Chipperfield
  2. James Chipperfield
  3. John Chipperfield
  4. Maude Chipperfield

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Born: 1875-04-08

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Born: 1883-08-16

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Reference list

References

Koehl, Dan, (2021). director James Chipperfield in United Kingdom. Elephant Encyclopedia, available online retrieved 3 July 2022 at https://www.elephant.se/person.php?id=624. (archived at the Wayback machine)

Sources used for this article is among others:

  • Jim Stockley, South Africa


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Categories director | circus | Circus Chipperfield | Chipperfield family | Born 1916 | Dead 1975 | People from United Kingdom

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