Jersey

This family appears to have some connection with the Staveleys of Hull.  It is believed that Walter and Frances Matilda may be the children of Francis Clayton Staveley.  It is unclear if Mary listed below may be Francis' first wife Mary HAMMOND, or his second, Mary FEATHERSTONE as it is unclear whether his first wife died, or if he was divorced prior to his second marriage.  His daughter Frances Matilda Staveley married William WHITTON on February 5, 1848 in Hull.

1861: Preston Cottage, St. Breladi, Jersey, Channel Islands

 Matilda WHITTON   Head   W  Female 36  England  Fundholder Proprietor
 Alice WHITTON  Daur  M   Female  11  England   
 Mary STAVELEY   Mother  W  Female 66  England  Fundholder
 Jessie HILL  Serv  U  Female 14  England  General Servant

 

1871: Rose Cottage, St. Clement's, Jersey, Channel Islands

 Mary STAVELEY   Mother  W  Female 70  England  Annuitant
 Walter STAVELEY  Son  U  Male 31  England  Army Baker's Clerk
 Matilda WHITTON   Head   W  Female 44  England  Army Baker's Clerk
 Alice WHITTON  Daur  M   Female  20  England  Army Baker's Clerk

 

Note that in 1861 son Walter C. Staveley is a lodger in Hull employed as a Stationer's assistant.

1881: Ch Rd 8 Lavender Cotts, Mitcham, Surrey, England

 Mary STAVERLEY   Head   W   Female   86   London, Middlesex, England   Annuitant 
 Walter STAVERLEY   Son   U   Male   46   Hull, York, England   Retired Whls Stationer 
 Frances WHITTON   Daur   W   Female   56   Woodstock, Oxford, England   Annuitant 

 

Note that in 1881 Matilda is now listed as Frances, and gives her place of birth as Woodstock in Oxfordshire.  This seems to fit with the known birth of a Frances Staveley christened in Woodstock in 1822, the daughter of Francis Clayton Staveley.

Mary Staveley died in Surrey not long after the census was taken, at the age of 88 years, in the September quarter 1881.

Mary's son Walter Calvert Staveley never married and died the following year in Surrey in 1882 at the age of 48 years

 

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