Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

The origins of this Staveley family are as yet undetermined.  A William Staveley married Jane BAKER in 1840 in Liverpool, Lancashire.  His daughter Mary Ann was born in Liverpool in 1845.  A daughter Sarah Baker Staveley was born in St. Pancras, London in 1847, and was christened in Monmouth in 1852.  Sarah Baker Staveley died in Cheltenham in 1879.  William died prior to 1861.  Between 1861-1871 William's widow and two daughters are residing in Monmouth, Wales.  In 1872 his daughter Mary Ann married Robert ORGAN in Monmouth, and the family is found living in Cheltenham by 1881:

1881: Sussex House, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

 Robert ORGAN  Head  M  Male   46   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  Master Gas Fitter Employing 3 Men
 Mary A. ORGAN  Wife  M  Female  36   Liverpool, Lancashire, England  
 Robert G. B. ORGAN  Son  U  Male  7  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  Scholar
 Ernest E. S. ORGAN  Son  U   Male  5  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  Scholar
 Edith M. ORGAN  Daur  U  Female   3   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England   
 Elizabeth BAKER  Aunt  U  Female  68  Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales  Retired Grocer
 Jane STAVELY  Mother in Law  W  Female  64  Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales  Retired Grocer

 

1891: Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Place South, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

 Robert ORGAN  Head  M  Male   54   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  Salesman Gas Fitter
 Mary A. ORGAN  Wife  M  Female  46   Liverpool, Lancashire, England  
 Edith M. ORGAN  Daur  U  Female   13   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England   
 Lilian J. ORGAN  Son  U  Male  4  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  Scholar
 Elizabeth BAKER  Wife's Aunt  U  Female  78  Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales  Retired Grocer
 Jane STAVELY  Wife's Mother  W  Female  74  Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales  Retired Grocer
 Emily HUDDINST  Serv  U  Female  17  Somersetshire, England  Domestic Servant

 

1901: Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Place South, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

 Robert ORGAN  Head  M  Male   64   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England Gas & Electric Ironmonger
 Mary A. ORGAN  Wife  M  Female  56   Liverpool, Lancashire, England  
 Robert G. B. ORGAN  Son  U  Male  27  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  Ironmonger's Assistant
 Edith M. ORGAN  Daur  U  Female   23   Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England   
 Lilian J. ORGAN  Son  U  Male  14  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England  
 Jane STAVELY  Mother in Law  W  Female  84  Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales  

 

Mary's mother, Jane Staveley (nee Baker) died in Cheltenham in 1901 at the age of 84 years.


Below is the widow of Charles William Dunbar Staveley (1817-1896).  In the 1891 census some of Charles' and Susan's children were located residing in Corsley, Wiltshire, and their youngest daughter Susan was born there on March 28, 1882.  In 1881 the family was living in Stoke Damerel, Devon.

1901: 21 Promenade, St. Marys, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England

 Susan STAVELEY   Head  W  Female   66   Bradstead, Kent, England  Living on Own Means
 Leila STAVELEY   Daur  U  Female  23   Bombay, India   
 Susan STAVELEY   Daur  U  Female  19  Corsley, Wiltshire   
 Martha JACKABERRY  Serv  U   Female   40  Ireland  Ladies Maid Domestic
 Sophia M. WETER   Visitor  U  Female   35   Berlin, Germany (FS)   
 Louisa GILLIAN  Visitor  U  Female  20  Dorset, England  

 

Susan participated in World War 1 by joining the Expeditionary Force Canteens (see Medal Cards).

Daughter Rose married Jeffreys Phillip Thomas ALLEN on October 15, 1896 in Cheltenham, Gloucester.  Rose is found residing at Lyngford House in Taunton, Somerset in 1901 with her husband and two daughters, Violet Frances and Iris.

Son Cecil Minet Staveley is found on board the HMS Highflyer in 1901:

 Cecil M. STAVELEY   Member of Crew   U  Male   26  Germany (British Subject)  Flag Lieutenant

 

On December 16, 1919 he married Margaret Adela STURDEE in London.  Cecil died on May 27, 1934.

Charles and Susan's son Arthur Godfrey Staveley married Margaret Evelyn WHITAKER on April 10, 1912 in Chorley, Lancashire, England.  He served in the Royal Field Artillery during the World War 1, and died March 24, 1920 at the age of 47 (see Medal Cards) of scarlet fever/pneumonia.  He was buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, in Germany.  His wife Margaret was residing in Sturford, Walton-by-Clevedon, Somerset at the time of her husband's death.

 

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