North Dalton, Yorkshire

Isaac Staveley was born in Kirkburn in 1761 to parents Isaac Staveley and Ann PEIRCY.  He married Ann PORDON on March 29, 1779 in North Dalton and had the following children in the parish:

 John Staveley 

b. January 11, 1780  North Dalton, Yorkshire
 Isaac Staveley b. March 10, 1782  North Dalton, Yorkshire
 Ann Staveley b. January 30, 1785  North Dalton, Yorkshire
 Robert Staveley b. November 5, 1786  North Dalton, Yorkshire
 Isaac Staveley b. February 8, 1789  North Dalton, Yorkshire
 Ann Staveley b. June 8, 1793  North Dalton, Yorkshire
 Elizabeth Staveley b. July 8, 1798  North Dalton, Yorkshire

 

Son Isaac b. 1789 is living in Tibthorpe in 1851.

On November 17, 1832 a John Staveley of North Dalton, blacksmith, was convicted of using dogs and a gun to kill game on the lands belonging to a James Dowker of North Dalton, yeoman. John Staveley 's sentence was a fine of £5 plus 13s 6d, or to serve 2 months in the House of Correction.


 

John Alfred Staveley was born in 1851 the son of Simpson and Ann Staveley of Kirkburn.  He married Kate SHEARDOWN on June 10, 1879 in Kingston Upon Hull.  In 1881 he is residing in North Dalton:

1881: Beverley Rd Manor House, North Dalton, York, England

 John Alf STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   29   Tibthorpe, Yorkshire, England   Farmer of 857 Ac Empl 7 Boys & 13 Men 
 Kate STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   24   Hamphole Nr Doncaster, Yorkshire, England   Farmers Wife 
 Zoe A. STAVELEY   Daur      Female   11 m   North Dalton, Yorkshire, England    
 Alice HALL   Serv   U   Female   26   Beverley, Yorkshire, England   Cook Domestic Servt 
 Lucy BROUGHTON   Serv  U   Female   17   London, Middlesex, England   Housemaid Servt 
 Letitia NEWLOVE   Serv   U   Female   18   Kilham, Yorkshire, England   Nurse Servt 
 William LOVEL   Serv   U   Male   24   Beverley, Yorkshire, England   Groom Servt 

 

1891: Manor House, North Dalton, Yorkshire, England

 John A. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   39   Tibthorpe Grange, Yorkshire, England   Farmer
 Kate STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   24   Hamphall, Yorkshire, England   
 Zoe A. STAVELEY   Daur   U  Female   10  North Dalton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Guy S. STAVELEY   Son   U   Male  5   North Dalton, Yorkshire, England   Scholar
 Hugh S. STAVELEY  Son   U   Male   2   North Dalton, Yorkshire, England   
 Letitia RANSOM   Serv   U   Female   28   Kilham, Yorkshire, England   Housemaid Domestic
 Elizabeth POTTER  Serv   U   Female  24   Kirkburn, Yorkshire, England   Cook Domestic
 Hannah BULLOCK  Serv  U  Female  18  Wetwang, Yorkshire, England  Nurse Domestic

 

1901: Eastlands, on Road to Kirkburn, Tibthorpe, Yorkshire, England

 John A. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male   49   Tibthorpe, Yorkshire, England   Landowner, Farmer, (Justice of the Peace)
 Kate STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   44   Hamphole, Yorkshire, England   
 Zoe Annie STAVELEY   Daur      Female   20  North Dalton, Yorkshire, England    
 Edith WALLER  Serv   U   Female   27   North Dalton, Yorkshire, England 
 Annie WILSON  Serv  U   Female   23   North Dalton, Yorkshire, England   

 

John's son Hugh Sheardown Staveley is residing in Bessingby, as a pupil at the Bessingby Grammar School, aged 12 years.  Son Guy Sheardown Staveley is a pupil boarding at Giggleswick Grammar School, aged 15 years.

John Alfred Staveley died in London at the age of 60 on June 8, 1912.  His funeral was held in Kirkburn:

The Times, Saturday June 12, 1912

Obituary

Colonel J. A. Staveley

The funeral of Colonel John Alfred Staveley, of Tibthorpe, Yorkshire, who died suddenly in London on Tuesday at the age of 60, took place yesterday at Kirkburn, Driffield.

Colonel Staveley had many years service in the Volunteers and the Territorial Force and as Deputy-Lieutenant, Magistrate, and County Alderman.  He rendered valuable service in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

 

John's son, Guy Sheardown Staveley, married in 1910 in Fulham, and died in 1922 at the age of 22 years in Erpingham, Norfolk.

His brother, Hugh Sheardown Staveley, was killed in France on May 3, 1917 during World War 1 (see Medal Card Index) at the age of 30.  There is an inscription on the Great Driffield War Memorial that simply reads:

Lieut. Hugh S. Staveley

 

John Alfred Staveley's brother, Harold Hornby Staveley, has moved from Kirkburn to North Dalton by 1901:

1901: Manor House, North Dalton, Yorkshire, England

 Harold H. STAVELEY   Head   M   Male  46  Tibthorpe, Yorkshire, England   Farmer
 Mirion B.  STAVELEY   Wife   M   Female   40   Kirkburn, Yorkshire, England   
 Ursula B. W. STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female 8  Southburn, Yorkshire, England   
 Rose M. GARDINER  Governess  U   Female  25  Bretherton, Lancashire, England   Governess to Child in School
 Elizabeth A. FENWICK  Serv  U   Female 22  Keighley, Yorkshire, England   Cook Domestic
 Louisa SCOTT  Serv  U   Female 20  North Dalton, Yorkshire, England   Housemaid Domestic
 Sarah A. ROBSON  Serv  U   Female  15  North Dalton, Yorkshire, England   Under Housemaid Domestic
 Henry GELDARD  Serv   U   Male 14  Bishopthorpe, Yorkshire, England   Groom Boy

 

Harold's sons Frederick Simpson Staveley, and Claude Harold Staveley are pupils at Leadhall House, in Harrogate in 1901.

Daughter Ursula B. W. Staveley married a gentleman with the last name of DUPRE in 1916.

Frederick Simpson Staveley married Ursula Joan WHITAKER in 1914, but the marriage was brief.  Ursula was born in High Bray, Devon, the daughter of Charles P. Whitaker, a Clergyman, of Broadclyst, Devon.  Frederick was a Captain in the East Yorkshire Regiment during World War I, and he was accidentally killed in Ypres, Belgium on March 14, 1915 at the age of 27 years (see Medal Cards). 

There is a memorial in St. Mary's Church, Kirkburn, that reads:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD
AND IN AFFECTIONATE MEMORY OF

FREDERICK SIMPSON STAVELEY

CAPTAIN 3RD YORKSHIRE REGT
KILLED ON ACTIVE SERVICE IN BELGIUM

SUNDAY 14TH MARCH 1915

ERECTED BY HIS FRIEND JOHN KAY

 

 

The following memorial to Frederick appears in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Broadclyst, Devon:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN REMEMBRANCE OF OUR MEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR ENGLAND AND FOR FREEDOM IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919.

FREDERICK S. STAVELEY
Captain Frederick Simpson Staveley attached to the Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Son of Harold and Blanche Staveley and husband of Ursula Staveley. Born 1887 Sep in Driffield, Yorkshire. Died 14 March 1915 aged 27

 

Frederick is buried in the New Irish Farm Cemetery in Ieper, Belgium.  His widow Ursula Joan remarried in 1920 to a gentleman with a last name of COPPIN.

 

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