Joseph Staveley b. January 7, 1753 in Fledborough, Nottinghamshire, is the son of Joseph Staveley who was born in Saundby, and his wife Sarah SNOWDEN (who were married in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire). Joseph married Millicent HALLAM on May 16, 1785 in Newark Upon Trent, and had the following children:
|William Twigg Staveley||b. May 26, 1786||d. June 28, 1865||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Sarah (Twin) Staveley||b. October 8, 1787||d. January 15, 1833||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Ann (Twin) Staveley||b. October 8, 1787||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Joseph Staveley||b. April 22, 1789||d. October 11, 1857||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Millicent Staveley||b. July 20, 1791||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
William b. 1786 married Sarah BLADES on May 16, 1808 in Kirkby La Thorpe, Lincolnshire and had the following children in Newark:
|Henry Staveley||b. May 2, 1809||d. July 17, 1828||Died on route to Tasmania*|
|Sarah Staveley||b. December 5, 1811||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Harriett Staveley||b. October 20, 1814||d. November 12, 1815||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Harriett Staveley||b. May 29, 1817||d. June 13, 1817||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Charlotte Staveley||b. March 24, 1819||d. 1907||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Frances Staveley||b. March 10, 1822||d. March 20, 1826||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Milicent Staveley||b. January 12, 1826||d. April 19, 1827||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|William Staveley||b. July 20, 1828||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Ann Staveley||b. 1828|
*William and Sarah's son Henry Staveley died aboard a convict transport ship on route to Tasmania in 1828.
Daughter Ann b. 1828 married John MASON.
Daughter Charlotte b. 1819 married Richard WITHERS in 1838 in Newark.
William's wife Sarah appears to have died prior to 1841, as she has not been located in any census.
1841: Cross Greens Yard, Newark Upon Trent, Nottinghamshire
|HALL||John||M||24||Ag. Lab||Out of County|
In 1851 William is still living with his daughter Charlotte:
1851: Balderton Gate, Newark Upon Trent, Nottinghamshire
|Richard WITHERS||Head||M||Male||36||Newark, Nottingham, England||Cordwainer|
|Charlotte WITHERS||Wife||M||Female||32||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Mary WITHERS||Daur||U||Female||10||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Sarah WITHERS||Daur||U||Female||6||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|William STAVELEY||Father||W||Male||66||Newark, Nottingham, England||Gardener|
William is still residing in Newark, in 1861:
1861: Cross Greens Yard, Newark Upon Trent, Nottinghamshire
|William STAVELEY||Head||W||Male||75||Newark, Nottingham, England||Green Grocer|
William Twigg Staveley died on June 28, 1865.
His son William b. 1828 is residing in Grantham, Lincolnshire in 1861.
Joseph and Millicent's son Joseph Staveley married Martha SUDBURY on February 13, 1809 in Newark, and had the following children:
|William Staveley||b. January 5, 1810||d. October 20, 1814||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|John Staveley||b. August 11, 1814||d. August 18, 1814||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Joseph Staveley||b. September 8, 1815||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Edmund Staveley||b. September 26, 1817||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Ann Staveley||b. January 6, 1820||d. August 18, 1820||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|William Staveley||b. August 22, 1821||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Harriet Staveley||b. November 30, 1824||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Alice Staveley||b. 1827||d. 1914||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Henry Staveley||b. July 19, 1830||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|James Staveley||b. November 18, 1832||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
Daughter Harriet married Charles BYRON January 5, 1843 in Newark.
1841: Robinson's Buildings, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
Joseph and Martha's son Edmund married Elizabeth JACKSON July 18, 1839 in Newark, and had the following children:
|Charles Staveley||b. January 16, 1840||d. June 1840||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Henry Staveley||b. June 2, 1841||d. February 25, 1842||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
The family is residing in Newark in 1841:
1841: Well's Yard, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
Edmund and Elizabeth's first child, Henry, did not survive his first year of life. In 1851 Edmund's brother Henry is living in the household.
1851: Beacon Hill Road, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire
|Edmund STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||33||Newark, Nottingham, England||Plaster Miner|
|Elizabeth STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||28||Balderton, Nottingham, England|
|Henry STAVELEY||Brother||M||Male||20||Newark, Nottingham, England||Plaster Miner|
|Alice STAVELEY||Sister-in-law||M||Female||20||Balderton, Nottingham, England|
Henry had married Alice COPE February 6, 1851 at St. Mary's Church, Newark, and had the following children:
|Clara Ann Staveley||b. December 1851||d. April 18, 1855||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|James Staveley||b. March 11, 1856||d.||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Henry Staveley||b. March 1858||d. December 11, 1866||Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire|
|Fred Staveley||b. September 11, 1859||Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire|
|Elizabeth Staveley||b. April 1, 1860||d. May 11, 1860||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Elizabeth Staveley||b. December 1861||Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire|
|Walter Staveley||b. December 1863||Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire|
|Harriet Elinor Staveley||b. September 1865||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|George Staveley||b. March 1868||Balderton, Nottinghamshire|
In 1861 Henry and Alice are living in Besthorpe, Nottinghamshire.
Joseph and Martha's son James (b. 1832) married Sarah in 1856, and is found living next door to his brother Henry in 1861 in Besthorpe.
1851: Robinson's Buildings, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
|Joseph STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||61||Newark, Nottingham, England||Plaster Miner|
|Martha STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||61||North Scarle, Lincolnshire , England|
|James STAVELEY||Son||U||Male||18||Newark, Nottingham, England||Plaster Miner|
Martha's son William married Elizabeth MAPPISON April 9, 1846. William and Elizabeth had two children:
|Ann Staveley||b. August 10, 1849||d. April 13, 1853||Barnby Gate, Newark, Nottingham|
|Henry Staveley||b. February 1, 1852||Balderton Gate, Newark, Nottingham|
1851: Wooden Houses, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
|William STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||30||Newark, Nottingham, England||Brick Maker|
|Elizabeth STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||26||Peterborough, Northampton , England|
|Ann STAVELEY||Son||U||Male||1||Newark, Nottingham, England|
However, William is back residing at home with his mother Martha in 1861:
1861: Balderton Gate, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire
|Martha STAVELY||Head||W||Female||71||Newark, Nottingham, England||Charwoman|
|William STAVELY||Son||M||Male||39||Balderton, Nottingham, England||Brick Maker|
William states he is married in the 1861 census, but his wife Elizabeth is absent from the household, and it is possible he may have been recently widowed. Daughter Ann died in 1853, and the whereabouts of son Henry in 1861 have not been determined.
Martha Staveley (nee SUDBURY) died in Newark in 1866 at the age of 76 years. Her son William died in 1877 at the age of 55 years.
Joseph and Martha's son Joseph (b. 1815) married Mary WATSON on April 11, 1836 in Newark Upon Trent and had the following children:
|John Staveley||b. July 8, 1836||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Henry Staveley||b. April 12, 1838||d. January 5, 1841||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Ann Staveley||b. March 28, 1840||d. January 26, 1841||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Thomas Staveley||b. July 23, 1842||d. January 20, 1844||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Mary Ann Staveley||b. July 3, 1844||d. September 18, 1852||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Betsy A. Staveley||b. June 1846||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Emma Staveley||b. March 1848||d. October 17, 1888||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Alice Staveley||b. July 1849||d. October 11, 1850||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Harriet Staveley||b. March 1851||d. December 1854||Newark, Nottinghamshire|
|Eliza Staveley||b. June 1853||d. November 4, 1854||Tuxford, Nottinghamshire|
|Sarah Ann Staveley||b. April 4, 1855||d. (child)||Tuxford, Nottinghamshire|
|Mary Staveley||b. March 1857||d. 1891||Tuxford, Nottinghamshire|
|Fanny Staveley||b. March 1859||d. March 1861||East Retford, Nottinghamshire|
1851: Barnby Gate, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
|Joseph STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||35||Newark, Nottingham, England||Brick Maker and Grocer|
|Mary STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||34||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|John STAVELEY||Son||U||Male||14||Newark, Nottingham, England||Worker in Plaster Mines|
|Mary Ann STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||6||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Betsy STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||4||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Emma STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||3||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Mary STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||2 mo||Newark, Nottingham, England|
Daughter Mary Ann died the following year in September 1852.
Joseph and Mary are found residing in Tuxford in 1861.
Son John b. 1836 is residing with his wife Mary in Newark in 1861:
1861: Collingham Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire
|John STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||24||Newark, Nottingham, England||Labourer Ag.|
|Mary STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||21||Newark, Nottingham, England|
It is unknown what became of John and Mary, as they have not been located in any other census. They had a son John Arthur Staveley in 1864, but by 1871 John Arthur Staveley is living with his grandparents, Joseph and Mary, in Tuxford.
Joseph and Martha's son Edmund and his wife Elizabeth JACKSON are still residing in Newark in 1861, but son Henry is not present in the household:
1861: Wellington Road, Newark Upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
|Edmund STAVELY||Head||M||Male||49||Newark, Nottingham, England||Plaster Works Lab.|
|Elizabeth STAVELY||Wife||M||Female||38||Newark, Nottingham, England|
1881: 28 Barnby Gate, Newark Upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England
|Edmond STAVELY||M||Male||63||Newark, Nottingham, England||Lab In Plaster Works|
|Elizth. STAVELY||M||Female||53||Newark, Nottingham, England||Lab Wife|
Edmund died in Newark in 1895 at the age of 76 years.
Henry and Alice Cope's son Fred was born in Besthorpe, and married Mary Elizabeth MILNES on January 20, 1885 in Collingham, Nottingham:
1891: 2 Woodbine Terrace, Balderton, Nottinghamshire
|Fred STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||31||Besthorpe, Nottingham, England||Working Maltster|
|Mary E. STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||33||South Collingham, Nottingham, England|
Fred's first wife Mary died in 1896 aged 39 years, and family legend tells the story that Mary Elizabeth died because she fell down the well in the garden of their house.
Henry and Alice's son Walter (pictured left) married Rachel FLETCHER (pictured right) in 1889 and is found residing with his wife Rachel and two daughters in North Collingham in 1891.
1891: Blathorpe Road, North Collingham, Nottinghamshire
|Walter STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||27||Besthorpe, Nottingham, England||Brick and Tile Maker|
|Rachel STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||22||West Hallam, Derbyshire, England|
|Alice STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||1||Collingham, Nottingham, England|
|Infant Unnamed||Daur||U||Female||1 mo||Collingham, Nottingham, England|
1901: 153 Barnby Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire
|Henry STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||70||Newark, Nottingham, England||Boot Repairer|
|Alice STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||70||Balderton, Nottingham, England|
In 1901 living next door to Henry and Alice at number 151 Barmby Gate is a Sarah Staveley, aged 70, Widowed. Sarah is the second wife of Henry’s brother James (b. 1832). She was a widow when they married in 1881 having the name Watson, but her maiden name is not yet known.
Henry died February 14, 1904 aged 73 years. Alice survived her husband by ten years, and died July 2, 1914 in Newark, aged 84.
1901: 9 Private Street, Newark, Nottinghamshire
Susan's daughter, Lizzie May, who was aged 7 in 1891 in Besthorpe, does not appear in the household in 1901.
1901: 3 London Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire
|Fred STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||41||Besthorpe, Nottingham, England||Grocer and Insurance Agent|
|Florence STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||35||Surbiton, Surrey, England|
|Lizzie M. STAVELEY||Niece||U||Female||17||Besthorpe, Nottingham, England||Domestic|
|Bertie F. STAVELEY**||Nephew||U||Male||2 months||Balderton, Nottingham, England|
Lizzie May (pictured left) was located residing with her father's brother, Fred Staveley (and his second wife Florence), in 1901 in Newark.
**Bertie F. is actually Herbert Frank Staveley (pictured right), and was the illegitimate son of Lizzie May. Lizzie May Staveley married William Henry JACKSON on January 2, 1904 and together they went on to have 9 other children.
Herbert Frank Staveley was unofficially adopted by Fred and Florence, who brought him up as their son, although he was actually their great nephew, and Herbert had no part in Lizzie’s life with her new family. When Herbert discovered the truth when he was 16, he ran away to join the navy, becoming an ordinary seaman, gaining an honourable discharge on November 20, 1919
Fred's brother Walter is living a few doors up the street from brother James' widow Susan:
1901: 2 Private St, Newark, Nottinghamshire
|Walter STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||37||Besthorpe, Nottingham, England||Brick Burner|
|Rachel STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||32||West Hallam, Derbyshire, England|
|Alice STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||11||Collingham, Nottingham, England|
|Annie K. STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||10||Collingham, Nottingham, England|
|Harold STAVELEY||Son||U||Male||6||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Grace STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||3||Newark, Nottingham, England|
|Hilda R. STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||7 mo||Newark, Nottingham, England|
Walter and Rachel also had a daughter Winifred Olive Staveley born in February 1897, but she died within the first two months of life on April 3, 1897. Walter Staveley died in Newark on January 4, 1948, aged 84 years. Walter's wife Rachel died a few years later at the age of 82 on May 18, 1951. Their daughter Annie Kathleen Staveley married Arthur SAVAGE on September 1, 1925. Son Harold married Eva Hilda EASON. Hilda Rachel Staveley married Charles HALL.
Fred and Walter's youngest brother George married Alice EDWARDS in Hereford in 1895, and in 1901 is found living just down the street from his parents Henry and Alice in 1901:
1901: 198 Barnby Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire
|George STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||33||Besthorpe, Nottingham, England||Brick Burner|
|Alice STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||34||Ross, Hereford, England|
|Phyllis M. STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||2||Newark, Nottingham, England|