William Staveley married Rosamunda CATTLE May 24, 1728 in Reighton, Yorkshire and had the following children in Hunmanby:
|William Staveley||b. March 9, 1727||Hunmanby, Yorkshire|
|Richard Staveley||b. May 30, 1731/32||Hunmanby, Yorkshire|
|Robert Staveley||b. March 20 1732/33||d. January 17, 1734/35||Hunmanby, Yorkshire|
|Thomas Staveley||b. October 20, 1737||Hunmanby, Yorkshire|
|Luke Staveley||b. October 18, 1740||Hunmanby, Yorkshire|
|Robert Staveley||b. November 20, 1744||d. August 6, 1771||Hunmanby, Yorkshire|
Son Richard became a Druggist and married Dorothy OVERTON and settled in Middlesex, London.
Son Luke married Elizabeth (Betty) MITCHELL in Halifax.
Son Robert was a Linen Draper in London, but returned to Hunmanby before he died in 1771 at the age of 26 years. His last will and testament follows:
The Last Will and Testament of Robert Staveley late of Ironmonger Lane London Linnen Draper but now of Hunmanby in the County of York being weak of body but in sound and disposing mind and memory in manner following. First I give unto my Father William Stavely the sum of fifty pounds. Item I give to my brother Richard Staveley the sum of Fifty pounds. Item I give to my brother Luke Stavely the sum of fifty pounds. Item I give to my brother Richard Staveley my White Carnelian Seal set in Gold with R.S. and Cypher on out side and the Familys arms on the other with a miniture of myself set round with marquisats, and a pair of paste shoe buckles with whatever else belongs to me at his house in London my will farther is that the debts that are due from me to my abovenamed brother Richard Staveley be paid as soon as conveniently may be after my decease my will and pleasure is that all debts whatsoever that I have unpaid at my decease must be paid by my executors out of my estate the first opportunity. Item I give to my brother Thomas Staveley all the rest and residue of my goods and chattels wheresoever and whatsoever as money cloaths books in short every thing except the abovenamed legacies. Lastly I appoint my three brothers Richard Staveley, Thomas Stavely, and Luke Staveley joint executors of this my last will and testament with full power to inspect the books of the late partnership between William North, Robert Staveley and Samuel Cotes or if any of the debts belonging to the said joint trade shall appear dubious or bad the abovenamed executors have full power jointly or severally to sue or arrest for the same revoking all other wills by me formerly made declare this to be my last in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty eighth day of June and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy one. N.B. Whatsoever belongs to me at his house in London was interlined(?) Robert Staveley, signed sealed published and declared by the above named Robert Staveley as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in this presence and at his request have subscribed our names as witnesses. Wm. Beswick -- Fran. Wellburns.
I ROBERT STAVELEY late of Ironmonger Lane London Linnen Draper but now of Hunmanby in the county of York make and publish this codicil to my last will and testament in manner following. First my will is that the money bequeathed to my brother Thomas Staveley shall be lodged in the hands of my brother Richard Staveley to be employed by my Brother Richard Staveley to the best advantage for my brother Thomas Staveley. lastly I desire that this my present codicil be annexed to and made a part of my last will and testament to all intents and purposes in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty ninth day of July and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy one. Ro. Staveley signed sealed published and declared by the above named Robert Staveley as a codicil to be annexed to his last will and testament in the presence of Fran. Wellburn - Wm. Beswick
THIS WILL was proved at London with a codicil the sixteenth day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and seventy one before the worshipful Francis Simpson Doctor of Laws surrogate of the Right Worshipful George Hay Doctor of Laws Master Keeper or Commissary of the Preogative Court of Canterbury lawfully constituted by the oaths of Richard Staveley and Luke Staveley the brothers of the deceased and two of the executors named in the will to whom administration was granted of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the deceased having been first sworn duly to administer power reserved of making the life grant to Thomas Staveley the brother also of the said deceased and the other executor named in the said will when he shall apply for the same.
Francis Staveley is the son of Robert and Ann Staveley of North Burton, Yorkshire. Francis married Jane WILSON:
1881: Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England
|Francis STAVLEY||Head||M||Male||33||North Burton, York, England||Hind (F Blff)|
|Jane STAVLEY||Wife||M||Female||28||North Burton, York, England|
|Richard W. STAVLEY||Son||Male||7||North Burton, York, England|
|Ann M. STAVLEY||Daur||Female||6||Hunmanby, York, England|
|Frances G. STAVLEY||Daur||Female||4||Hunmanby, York, England|
|Eliza J. STAVLEY||Daur||Female||2||Hunmanby, York, England|
|Robert W. STAVLEY||Son||Male||4 m||Hunmanby, York, England|
|Ann HORNBY||Sister||M||Female||22||North Burton, York, England|
|William PAPE||Serv||U||Male||19||Flixton, York, England||Serv Dom (Ag)|
|Johnson SELLER||Serv||M||Male||70||Hunmanby, York, England||Shepheard|
Francis' mother Ann died in 1885, and Francis and Jane move back to North Burton by 1891, and are found living near to Francis' now widowed father Robert.
The following Francis Staveley was born in Reighton in 1846 to parents William Staveley and Frances PROCTOR of Muston, Yorkshire. The 1881 census for Muston suggests that Francis was married once prior to his marriage to Elizabeth, which may explain their slight difference in age:
1891: Bridlington St., Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England
|Francis STAVLEY||Head||M||Male||46||Reighton, Yorkshire, England||Labourer|
|Elizabeth STAVLEY||Wife||M||Wife||37||Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England|
|Betsy STAVLEY||Daur||U||Female||12||Bridlington, Yorkshire, England||Scholar|
|John F. STAVLEY||Son||U||Male||8||Muston, Yorkshire, England||
|Jane E. STAVLEY||Daur||U||Female||4||Muston, Yorkshire, England||Scholar|
|George STAVLEY||Son||U||Male||2||Muston, Yorkshire, England|
1901: Bridlington St., Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England
|Francis STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||53||Reighton, Yorkshire, England||Agricultural Labourer|
|Elizabeth STAVELEY||Wife||M||Wife||47||Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England|
|Maud M. STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||9||Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England||Scholar|
Daughter Betsy is a Domestic Servant in the SIMPSON household in Hunmanby in 1901. John, Jane, and George have not been located in the 1901 census records.