North Burton, Yorkshire

The parish of North Burton is also known as Burton Fleming, and is situated in the East Riding of Yorkshire near Bridlington.  Thomas Staveley married Francis MONKMAN December 6, 1801 in Kilnwick, Yorkshire, and had two children, William Monkman Staveley (b. 1802) and Nancy Staveley (b. 1804) in Kilnwick prior to moving to North Burton.  Thomas and Frances had the following children in North Burton:

James Staveley b. March 22, 1807   North Burton
Frances Staveley b. February 19, 1809   North Burton
John Staveley b. December 23, 1810   North Burton
Robert Staveley b. November 2, 1812 d. November 3, 1812 North Burton
Robert Staveley b. January 6, 1814   North Burton
Francis Staveley b. October 13, 1816   North Burton
Betsy Staveley b. November 1, 1818   North Burton
Hester Staveley b. February 13, 1821   North Burton
Ellen Staveley b. January 2, 1825   North Burton

 

Thomas and Frances' oldest son, William Monkman Staveley, married Elizabeth GRAY October 25, 1827 in North Burton.  His wife Elizabeth died in 1840 and was buried in North Burton on June 23, 1840.  William Monkman Staveley died the following year on February 16, 1841, and was buried in North Burton on February 21st.

Son James (b. 1807) married Rebecca TODD September 11, 1831 at Holy Trinity, Kingston Upon Hull and is found residing in Hull in 1861.

Son John Monkman Staveley is living on Charterhouse Lane, Newgate, in London by 1841, and died on March 11, 1841 in Newgate.

Daughter Hester married Henry ROBINSON at Holy Trinity, Kingston Upon Hull in 1843.

Thomas and Frances' son Robert married Ann WILSON on June 3, 1844 in Hunmanby, and settled in North Burton.  By 1851 they have the following family:

1851: Burton Fleming, Yorkshire, England

 Robert STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   37   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag. Lab
 Ann STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   28  Scorby, Yorkshire, England   Ag. Lab Wife
 William STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  9  Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 John STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  6  Burton Fleming, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Francis STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  4  Burton Fleming, Yorkshire, England   
 Henry STAVELEY   Son  U  Male  2  Burton Fleming, Yorkshire, England   

 

1861: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Robert STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   48   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag. Lab
 Ann STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   38  Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England    
 Frances STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  9  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Jane A. STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  7  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Betsey STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  4  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Esther E. STAVELEY   Daur     Female   1   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   

Son John is a servant in the BOUCH household in North Burton in 1861.  Son Francis is in the COLEMAN household, also a servant.  Son Henry, aged 11 years, is a servant on the TOWNSBRO farm in North Burton in 1861.  Son William has not been found in the 1861 census.

Robert and Ann were soon to suffer the loss of three daughters within the span of two months.  Daughter Betsey Staveley was buried in North Burton on January 21, 1863 at the age of 6 years.  Her sister Frances was buried ten days later, on January 31, 1863 at the age of 11 years.  Within two months Esther Ellen was also buried, on March 24, 1863, aged 3 years.

Robert and Ann's sons John, Henry and Francis are living outside the household in 1861.  Son John is in the employ of Robert's neighbor Jeffrey BOUCH, a local farmer of 254 Acres:

1861: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 John STAVELEY  Serv  U  Male  16  North Burton, Yorkshire, England  Servant

Son Francis is in the employ of Jordan COLEMAN, a local farmer of 446 acres:

1861: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Francis STAVELEY  Serv  U  Male  14  North Burton, Yorkshire, England  Servant

Robert's son Henry is employed by John LOWNSBRO, a local farmer of 140 acres:

1861: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Henry STAVELEY  Serv  U  Male  11  North Burton, Yorkshire, England  Servant

 

By 1871 all of Robert's sons, except Francis, are residing back in the household:

1871: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Robert STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   56   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Shepherd
 Ann STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   48  Scalby, Yorkshire, England    
 John STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  26  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag. Lab
 Henry STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  22  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag. Lab
 Jane A. STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  17  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Dress Maker
 Mary A. MOODY  Visitor  U  Female  25  Filey, Yorkshire, England  Domestic Servant
 John S. MOODY   Grand Son      Male   1   Speeton, Yorkshire, England   

 

Mary Ann MOODY visiting the household in 1871 would marry Robert's son John just six days after this census was taken:

Parish Register of North Burton:

April 8, 1871

John Staveley, age 26 yrs, bachelor, labourer of North Burton, son of Robert Staveley, labourer and Mary Ann Moody, age 20 yrs, Spinster of North Burton, dau of John Moody, labourer were married in the parish church by me, John Wilkinson.

Witnesses: James Moody and Mary Whiting

Presumably the child John S. Moody listed as Robert's "grandson" was John's son, born out of wedlock.

Robert and Ann's daughter Jane married John WATTS:

Parish Register of North Burton:

October 4, 1879

John Watts, age 26, bachelor, blacksmith of Burton Fleming, son of Matthew Watts, and Jane Ann Staveley, age 25, spinster of Burton Fleming, dau of Robert Staveley, labourer were married in the parish church by me, John Clarke, Vicar.

Witnesses: John Staveley, Sarah Jane Monkman

 and Anne Elizabeth Monkman

Robert's son Francis is still residing outside of the family household in 1871, employed by Francis DAGGIT, a farmer of 500 acres in Rudston:

1871: Little Thorpe, Rudston, Yorkshire

 Francis STAVELEY  Serv  U  Male 14  North Burton, Yorkshire, England  Servant

 

The following year, in 1872, Francis married Jane WILSON:

Parish Register of North Burton:

December 20, 1872

Francis Staveley, age 21 yrs, bachelor, labourer of North Burton, son of Robert Staveley, labourer and Jane Wilson, 19 yrs, spinster of North Burton, dau of Richard Wilson, labourer, were married in the parish church by me. John Wilkinson.

Witnesses: Sidney Dunning and Jane Ann Staveley

 

By 1881 Francis and Jane are found living in Hunmanby.

Robert's son Henry married Mary WHITING in 1871, and by 1881 is residing just two miles east of North Burton in Wold Newton:

1881: Hind House, Wold Newton, Yorkshire, England

 Henry STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   32   North Burton, York, England   Farmers Hind 
 Mary STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   29   Reighton, York, England   Hinds Wife 
 Annie Jane STAVELEY   Daur      Female   9   Reighton, York, England   Scholar 
 Alice STAVELEY   Daur      Female   6   North Burton, York, England   Scholar 
 Harry STAVELEY   Son      Male   3   Wold Newton, York, England    
 Emily STAVELEY   Daur      Female   1   Wold Newton, York, England    
 Eliza Jane SPECK   Serv      Female   13   Wold Newton, York, England   Domestic Servant 

 

Henry and Mary move their family to Beeford by 1891.

1881: North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Robert STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   66   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag Lab 
 Ann STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   57   Scalby, Yorkshire, England    
 John MOODY   Grand Son      Male   11   Speeton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 

 

Robert's wife Ann died in 1885 at the age of 62 years.

Robert's son Francis married Jane WILSON on December 28, 1872, and they are found residing in Hunmanby in 1881.

John and his wife Mary Ann MOODY continue to reside in North Burton by 1881:

1881: North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 John STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   38   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag Lab Farm Bailiff Beanting 5 Men 
 Mary Ann STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   36   Speeton, Yorkshire, England    
 William STAVELEY   Son      Male   9   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Esther E. STAVELEY   Daur      Female   8   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Tom STAVELEY   Son      Male   6   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Betsy STAVELEY   Daur      Female   5   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar 
 Francis STAVELEY   Son      Male   3   North Burton, Yorkshire, England    
 John MILNER   Boarder   M   Male   56   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag Lab S Shepard 
 Nicholson SHAW   Boarder   U   Male   28   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Ag Lab & Cattle Man 
 John BURT   Boarder   U   Male   19   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Farm Lab (Indr) 
 George COWTON   Boarder   U   Male   18   Filey, Yorkshire, England   Farm Lab (Indr) 
 Francis COULTER   Boarder   U   Male   16   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Farm Lab (Indr) 

 

John's wife Mary Ann died in 1888 at the age of 42 years.  By 1891 John is residing with some of his children in Reighton, just southwest of Hunmanby.  There is a mention in the parish register for Mary Ann's burial that she was the mother of William who married Sarah Jane ARTLEY (see 1901 census below).

1891: North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Robert STAVELEY   Head   W   Male   77   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Agricultural Labourer 

 

Robert Staveley died February 12, 1900 in North Burton at the age of 86 years.

Living nearby is Robert's son Francis, who was residing in Hunmanby in 1881, by has returned to North Burton by 1891:

1891: North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Francis STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   44   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Farm Baliff 
 Jane STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   38   Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England    
 Elizabeth STAVELEY   Daur   U  Female   12   Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England    
 Robert W. STAVELEY   Son   U   Male   10  Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England    
 Ester E. STAVELEY   Daur  U  Female   8   Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England    
 Mirrim H. STAVELEY  Daur   U   Female  6  Ayton, Yorkshire, England   
 Francis STAVELEY  Son  U   Male   4  Ayton, Yorkshire, England   
 Joseph W. STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  3  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   
 Hilda K. STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  6 months  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   

 

Francis and Jane's son Richard Wilson Staveley married Louie Eliza WARRINER in 1900, and is staying with his wife's Aunt in 1901:

1901: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Eliza GOWTHORPE   Head   W   Female   70   Hutton Cranswick, Yorkshire, England   Living on Own Means
 Louie Eliza STAVELEY   Niece   M   Female   19   North Burton, Yorkshire, England    
 Richard Wilson STAVELEY   Nephew-in-Law   M  Male   27   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   General Agricultural Labourer

 

Richard Wilson Staveley and Louie Eliza Warriner had at least seven children together, Robert, Eveline, Ida, Richard Warriner, Winifred R., George Wilson and Enid E. Staveley.

Son  Richard Warriner Staveley served as a Private in the Green Howards, Yorkshire Regiment, during the second World War.  He was killed during Operation Market Garden, in Arnhem, on November 2, 1944 at the age of 31 yers.  Richard is buried at Jonkerbos War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

1901: Front Street, North Burton, Yorkshire, England

 Francis STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   54   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Farmer 
 Jane STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   48   North Burton, Yorkshire, England    
 Miriam Hannah STAVELEY  Daur   U   Female  16  Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England   Assisting on Farm
 Joseph Wilson STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  13  Ayton, Yorkshire, England   Assisting on Farm
 Hilda Kate STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  10  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   
 Charles Henry STAVELEY  Son  U  Male  7  North Burton, Yorkshire, England 

 

Francis and Jane's son Francis is residing at Maiden's Grave Farm in North Burton in 1901, and employed as a Teamster on Farm by William THOMPSON.

Their son Robert William Staveley is boarding in the WAINES household in 1901 in Burton Agnes, employed as a farm Waggoner.

Francis died on January 3, 1929 and is buried at St. Cuthbert's Church in North Burton.  His wife Jane died a few years later on January 29, 1932.

 

William Staveley was the son of John Staveley and Mary Ann MOODY.  William married Sarah Jane ARTLEY of Hunmanby:

1901: Bridlington Road, North Burton, Yorkshire

 William STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   29   North Burton, Yorkshire, England   Beastman On Farm
 Sarah Jane STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   28   Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England    
 Tom ARTLEY  Stepson     Male   7  Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England   
 Ada STAVELEY   Daur      Female   3   Hunmanby, Yorkshire, England   
 Frank STAVELEY   Son      Male   1  North Burton, Yorkshire, England   

 

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