Leeds, Yorkshire

Thomas Beal Staveley was born in St. Mary Castlegate, Yorkshire in 1806 and was the son of William Staveley and Martha CLAYTON.  Thomas married Martha WOOD April 14, 1830 at St. Peter's in Leeds.

It is not clear how many children Thomas and Martha may have had, but In 1861 they are found with the following children residing in Leeds:

1861: Binley Road, Cotham Place, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Thomas B. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   53   York, Yorkshire, England   Druggist Assistant
 Martha STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   61   Knaresborough, Yorkshire, England   
 Ann STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  25  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Dressmaker
 Sarah H. STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  20  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  
 Edwin STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  18  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Engineer App.

 

It is known that Thomas and Martha had at least two additional children than those listed above.  A daughter Elizabeth, baptized in 1831 at St. John, Leeds, and a son Thomas Beal Staveley baptized in Hunslet October 1837.  Neither Elizabeth nor Thomas are residing in the household at the time of the 1861 census.  Son Edwin has not been located on any subsequent census.  Daughter Ann appears to have never married, and resided for most of her life with her sister Sarah.  Sarah married John DOBSON in 1866.  It appears Thomas Beale was a Druggist by trade, and he is found residing in the Leeds Workhouse in 1871:

1871: Leeds Workhouse, North Leeds, Yorkshire

 Thomas Beal STAVELEY   Pauper Inmate   M   Male   64  York, Yorkshire, England   Druggist

 

Thomas died shortly after the 1871 census was taken, aged 65 in Leeds.

Thomas' daughter Sarah Hannah Staveley married John DOBSON in Leeds in 1866.

1871: 2 Woodsley View, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 John DOBSON   Head   M   Male   28   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Salesman 
 Sarah Hannah DOBSON   Wife   M   Female   29   Leeds, Yorkshire, England    
 Harry DOBSON   Son   U  Male   3   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   
 Gerthrude DOBSON   Daur   U   Female   1   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   
 Emma DOBSON   Daur  U   Female  3 days  Leeds, Yorkshire, England   
 Ann STAVELEY  Sister-in-law  U  Female  35  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Dressmaker

 

1881: 104 Woodsley Rd, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 John DOBSON   Head   M   Male   38   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Jewellers Assistant 
 Sarah Hannah DOBSON   Wife   M   Female   39   Leeds, Yorkshire, England    
 Harry DOBSON   Son      Male   13   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Office Boy 
 Gerthrude DOBSON   Daur      Female   11   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 John Wm. Staveley DOBSON   Son      Male   7   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Ellen Marrion DOBSON   Daur      Female   2   Leeds, Yorkshire, England    
 Annie DOBSON   Daur      Female   11 m   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   
 Ann STAVELEY   Sister   U   Female   46   Leeds, York, England   Retired Dress Maker 
 Frederick KING   Boarder   U   Male   24   Manchester, Lancashire, England   Draughtsman (Iron) 

 

Thomas and Martha's son Thomas Beal Staveley married Alice JONES in 1857 at St. Peter's in Leeds. (There is another marriage between a Thomas Beal Staveley and Fanny SKILBECK at St. Peter's in 1863, but it's unclear who this Thomas is).  Thomas and Alice are also residing in Leeds in 1861:

1861: 6 Grantham St., Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Thomas Beal STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   24   Hunslet, Yorkshire, England   Machine Fitter
 Alice STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   24   Hunslet, Yorkshire, England   
 Thomas William Beal STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  2  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  
 William CROWTHER  Lodger  M  Male  26  Tadcaster, Yorkshire, England  Labourer at Foundry
 Catherine CROWTHER  Lodger's Wife  M  Female  24  Manchester, Lancashire, England  
 Thomas CROWTHER  Son  U  Male  2  Manchester, Lancashire, England  

 

1871: 17 Princess Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Thomas B. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   33   Hunslet, Yorkshire, England   Mechanic
 Alice STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   34   Hunslet, Yorkshire, England   
 Thomas A. STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  3  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  
 Marian STAVELEY   Daur  U  Female  1  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  

 

It appears from the 1871 census that Thomas William Beal Staveley born 1859, and shown in the 1861 census, did not survive childhood.  However, a record of his death has not yet been located. 

1881: Knostrop, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Thomas B. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   43   Hunslet, Yorkshire, England   Foreman Mechanic (S/M) 
 Alice STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   44   Hunslet, Yorkshire, England    
 Thomas A. STAVELEY   Son   U   Male   13   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Marian STAVELEY   Daur   U   Female   11   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 William B. STAVELEY   Son   U   Male   1   Leeds, Yorkshire, England    

 

1891: 65 North Hall St., Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Thomas B. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   53   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Iron Fitter 
 Alice STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   54   Leeds, Yorkshire, England    
 Maria STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female  21  Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Stocking Knitter
 William B. STAVELEY   Daur   U   Female   11   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Ruth JONES   Mother  W   Female  79  Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Living on Parish

 

Thomas and Alice's son Thomas Arthur Staveley born 1869 appears to have married Margaret Ann PHILLIPS in 1889 in Leeds:

1891: 34 Lower Harcourt St., Leeds, Yorkshire

 Thomas A. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   23   Leeds, York, England   Fitter 
 Margaret A. STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   21   Leeds, York, England    
 Edith STAVELEY   Son   U   Male   1   Leeds, York, England   

 

Thomas Beal Staveley died in 1900 at the age of 63.


 

Thomas Beal Staveley (b. 1806) had a brother Mark born in 1808 that also moved to Leeds.  Mark married Frances HIRD in Rotherham, Yorkshire on November 29, 1829.  It appears that Mark and his half-brother William both were married in Rotherham in the early-mid 1820's, but William moved to Cambridgeshire in the mid 1820's.  Mark and Frances appear to have had the following children in Leeds:

Elizabeth Staveley b. June 11, 1832 St. Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire  
Walter Staveley b. July 23, 1833 St. Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire  
Jane Wilson Staveley b. July 9, 1834 St. Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire Buried Jan 31, 1837
Frances Ann Staveley b. August 8, 1837 St. Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire  

 

1851: 17 Caroline St., Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Mark STAVELEY   Head   M  Male   41   City of York, Yorkshire, England   Chemist Druggist
 Frances STAVELEY   Wife  M   Female  41  Rotherham, Yorkshire, England  Chemist Druggist's Wife
 Elizabeth STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female   19  Leeds, Yorkshire, England   At Home
 Francis STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female   13  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Scholar
 Louisa STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female   12  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Scholar
 Emily STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female   8  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Scholar
 Walter STAVELEY   Son  U  Male  2  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  

 

Daughter Elizabeth married James INGLE at St. Peter in 1853.

Mark Staveley died in 1857 in Leeds.

Mark's daughter, Frances Ann, married George W. VINEY in 1859.  The Viney family is residing with Frances, Mark's widow, in 1861:

1861: 16 Caroline St., Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Francis STAVELEY   Head   W   Female    52   Hull, Yorkshire, England   House Proprietor
 George VINEY   Visitor  M   Male  25  Bramstone, Northhampton, England   Stationer's Assistant
 Frances Ann VINEY   Visitor  M  Female   23  Leeds, Yorkshire, England    
 Frederick Mark VINEY   Son   U  Male   8 m  Leeds, Yorkshire, England   
 Walter STAVELEY   Son  U  Male  12  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Scholar

 

Mark appears to have died prior to the 1861 census (an entry of death in the GRO index suggests he died 1857). The 1861 census records Francis as head of household, but recorded Francis as "Male".  Based on the address, and subsequent census entries however, it is believed the enumerator made an error in this entry, and this was actually Mark's wife Frances HIRD Staveley, who is found in the 1871 census residing at the same address, and clearly recorded as female at that time.

1871: 16 Caroline St., Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Frances STAVELEY   Head   W  Female  62  Rotherham, Yorkshire  Independent

 

Son Walter appears to have married Sarah Jane HEBDEN in 1869 at St. Peter, Leeds.  However, there appear to be no known children in this marriage until about 1879.  In 1871 Walter and Sarah are found as follows:

1871: Spring Street West, Leeds, Yorkshire

 Walter STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   22   Leeds, York, England   Engine Fitter
 Sarah Jane STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   20   Armley (Leeds), York, England   Cloth Weaver

 

In 1881 Frances is found living with her son Walter:

1881: 13 Romney Place, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Walter STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   32   Leeds, York, England   Shopkeeper (Gen) 
 Sarah Jane STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   30   Farnley, York, England    
 Frances E. STAVELEY   Daur      Female   2   Leeds, York, England    
 Mark W. STAVELEY   Son      Male   5 m   Rotherham, York, England    
 Frances STAVELEY   Widow   W   Female   72   Rotherham, York, England    
 Ann HITCHEN   Servant   U   Female   15   Woodlesford, York, England   Domestic Servant 

 

Another unrelated Staveley family in Leeds appears to have originated from Tideswell, in Derbyshire.  Henry Staveley was born in 1822, the son of Ralph Staveley and Elizabeth HARDY.  In 1841 Henry is residing in St. Martin, Liverpool with his mother and a brother Erasmus.  Henry married Sarah PEAKE in Liverpool on February 20, 1848.

1861: 25 Queens Place, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Henry STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   37   Derby, Derbyshire, England   Venetian Blindmaker & Bookeeper 
 Sarah STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   38   Middlesex, London, England    
 Henry STAVELEY   Son      Male   4   Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Walter IRVING   Boarder     Male   31   Scotland    

 

1881: That Place Inn, 60 Queen Place, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Henry STAVELY   Head   M   Male   58   Derby, Derby, England   Blind Maker (House Fittings) 
 Sarah STAVELY   Wife   M   Female   59   London, Middlesex, England   Manageress Of Beerhouse (Inn Keeper) 
 Henry STAVELY   Son   M   Male   24   Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Blind Maker (House Fittings) 
 Edward THOMAS   Lodger   M   Male   28   Liverpool, Lancashire, England   Cabinet Maker 
 John S. GAYMOUR   Lodger   U   Male   28   Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England   Porter 
 Jane AUSTIN   Lodger   M   Female   37   Sherriff Hutton, York, England   Seamstress 

 

Henry and Sarah's son Henry married Jane Ann WOOD in 1881.  

1891: 53 Burley St., Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Henry STAVELY   Head   M   Male   67   Derby, Derbyshire, England   Venetian Blind Maker
 Sarah STAVELY   Wife   M   Female   67   London, Middlesex, England   
 Henry STAVELY   Son   M   Male   33   Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Venetian Blind Maker

 

Henry Sr.'s wife Sarah apparently died before 1901, although a death entry has not been located in the GRO index for her. Henry Jr.'s wife Jane is not present in the household in 1891.  She is found as a visitor in the Dixon household in North Meols, Lancashire:

1891: 7 Adelaide Street, North Meols, Lancashire, England

 Jane STAVELEY  Visitor  M   Female  37  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Dressmaker
 Charles STAVELY   Son  M   Male  6  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Scholar
 William STAVELY   Son   M   Male   4  Leeds, Yorkshire, England  Scholar

 

1901: 53 Burley St., Leeds Yorkshire, England

 Henry STAVELY   Head   W   Male   75   Derby, Derby, England   Venetian Blind Maker (House Fittings) 
 Henry STAVELY   Son   U   Male   41   Leeds, York, England   Venetian Blind Maker (House Fittings) 

 

Henry Jr. is recorded as unmarried  (not widowed) in the 1901 census, however is wife Jane (nee WOOD) died in 1897.  At the time of her death Jane was living with the children in Southport, but after her death son William appears to be living with his grandparents in Leeds:

1901: 69 South Accomodation Road, Leeds, Yorkshire, England

 Thomas WOOD   Head   M   Male   67   Whitley Bridge, Yorkshire, England   Blanket Finisher
 Elizabeth WOOD   Wife   M   Female   64   Chickenley, Yorkshire, England   
 Kittie WOOD   Dau   U   Female   31   Ossett, Yorkshire, England  
 Willie STAVELEY  Grandson   U   Male  14  Leeds, Yorkshire, England   Glass Blowers Assistant
 Wilfred LEWIS  Grandson   U   Male   8  Southport, Lancashire, England   

 

Charles Staveley (b. 1885) has not been definitively located in the 1901 census.

 

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