Chorlton Upon Medlock, Lancashire

Francis Staveley is one of twin sons born in Aysgarth, Yorkshire in 1827 to parents George Staveley and Dorothy WRAY.  In 1853 Francis married Alice DYNELY.  In 1861 they are found residing in Ardwick, Lancashire, and by 1871 have moved to Gorton.  In 1881 they are again residing in Ardwick, but Francis is a Widower as his wife Alice died in 1876.  In 1891 Francis and his son Frank have moved to Chorlton Upon Medlock to reside with Francis' only daughter Ann:

1891: 134 York St., Chorlton Upon Medlock, Lancashire, England

 Annie STAVELEY   Head   U   Male   32   Manchester, Lancashire, England   Waterproof Garment Maker
 Francis STAVELEY   Father   M   Male  63   Yorkshire, England   Labourer
 Frank STAVELEY  Son   U   Male  20  Manchester, Lancashire, England   Labourer


Francis Staveley died in 1894 at the age of 66 years.


William Staveley was born in 1844, the son of William Staveley (b. 1807) of Aysgarth, and Bridget REGAN.  In 1861 William is residing at home with his parents in Worsley, Lancashire.  William married Caroline SCHOFIELD in 1867 in Manchester and lived in Prestwich between 1871-1881.  Caroline died in 1886.  By 1891 William had remarried, to a Jane Sheriff CHEETHAM.  Jane was herself previously married, as evidenced by the presence of two step children in William's household in 1891 in Ancoats.  By 1901 we find that William is again a widower:

1901: 18 Callenden Street, Chorlton Upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire

 William STAVELEY   Head   W   Male   56   Irlams Oth Heights, Lancashire, England   Clerk Post Office   
 Martha CHEETHAM  Step Daur  U  Female  23  Manchester, Lancashire, England     Dumb from Girl
 Annie C. STAVELEY   Daur   U   Female   22   Manchester, Lancashire, England   School Teacher  
 Lilian STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  15  Manchester, Lancashire, England   Mantle Maker  


By 1911 William again remarried, this time to Esther BLACKWELL, in 1906. William and Esther relocated to Blackpool.

1911: 28 Eccleston Road, Blackpool, Lancashire

 William STAVELEY   Head   M 4 Years   Male   66   Manchester, Lancashire, England   Post Office Pensioner
 Esther STAVELEY  Wife  M  Female  59   Manchester, Lancashire, England   
 Martha CHEETHAM   Serv   U   Female   34   Manchester, Lancashire, England   General Servant Domestic


William Staveley died in 1920 at the age of 76 years. His widow Esther died in Manchester in 1935 at the age of 84 years.



Text and Images Copyright © 1999-2006