Keighley, Yorkshire

Staveleys are present in the Keighley parish registers at least as early as 1643:

Baptisms

1643 Oct 1 Bapt Mary daught of James Staveley bapt.
1649 Apr 21 Bapt Agnes daught of James Staveley was bapt.
1652 Oct 3 Bapt Susan daught of James Staveley was bapt.
1660 Jul 15 Bapt William son of William Staveley bapt.
1686 May 30 Bapt William son of William Staveley bapt.
1693 Dec 6 Bapt John son of Will:Staveley
1717 Oct 20 Bapt Bastard. William son of Mary Staveley bapt.

 

Marriages

1656 (No Date) Marr

William Staveley and Mary MORE both of the pish of Kighley by the certyffiecate of George Denbigh Register of the pish of Kighley made it appeare that their intencon of Mariage had bene thre tymes published in the pish Church of Kighley and present [blank] day of [blank] 1656 by their Joyneinge of hands and pnounceinge the words appoynted by the late Act for Marriages testyfied theire consent to Marriage whereupon they weare in presents of [bland] declared by me to be thenceforth husband and wife

1678 Feb 6 Marr John Taylor and Grace Stavely were married

 

Burials

1650 Jan 5 Bur James Staveley sister buryed
1652 Feb 20 Bur Mary Staveley was buryed
1672 Feb 4 Bur Ann the base child of Mary Staveley was buried
1672 Feb 27 Bur A Bastard.  John the base child of Mary Staveley was buried
1678 Apr 28 Bur William Staveley was buryed
1689 Aug 2 Bur John son of William Staveley buryed
1697 May 9 Bur Joshua ye son of John and Grace Staveley buried
1709 Jun 25 Bur William Stavely buried
1717 Mar 19 Bur Grace Staveley buried
1724/5 Jan 17 Bur Poor. Grace Staveley Spster poor buried
1724/5 Feb 25 Bur Poor. William son of Mary Staveley poor buried

 

The following family is that of George Staveley and Mary KNOWLES of Askrigg, Yorkshire. In 1841 this family is found in Askrigg, but by 1851 they are residing in Keighley as follows:

1851: Fell Lane, Keighley, Yorkshire, England

 George STAVELEY  Head  M  Male  41  Askrigg, Yorkshire, England  Wool Comber
 Mary STAVELEY  Wife  M  Female  44  Abbotside, Yorkshire, England  Wool Comber
 Miles STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  21  Abbotside, Yorkshire, England  Wool Comber
 Ann STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  19  Askrigg, Yorkshire, England  Worsted Factory Hand
 Anthony STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  16  Askrigg, Yorkshire, England  Worsted Factory Hand
 George STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  13  Askrigg, Yorkshire, England  Worsted Factory Hand
 Elijah STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  11  Askerigg, Yorkshire, England  Worsted Factory Hand
 Mathias STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  9  Askerigg, Yorkshire, England  Worsted Factory Hand
 Mary STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  7  Gale, Yorkshire, England  At Home
 Jemima STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  5  Morton, Yorkshire, England  At Home
 Margaret STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  11 Mo  Morton, Yorkshire, England  Scholar

 

In 1861 the family is found staying in the THORNTON household in Coundon, Durham.

 

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