Christopher Staveley b. October 26, 1786 in Knaith, Lincolnshire is the son of William Staveley and Francis COX. Christopher married Elizabeth TAYLOR on January 23, 1834 in Orston:
1841: Orston, Nottinghamshire, England
|MIDDLEMAN||Susan||M||60||Independant||Out of County|
|THOMAS||Louisa||F||40||Ag. Lab||Out of County|
1851: Orston, Nottinghamshire, England
|Christopher STAVELEY||Head||W||Male||64||Knist, Lincolnshire, England||Retired Serv|
|Elizabeth STAVELEY||Svt||S||Female||72||Elston, Nottingham, England||Retired Serv|
Elizabeth died in Orston in on November 11, 1859.
It should be noted that prior to Christopher's marriage to Elizabeth TAYLOR, he had an illegimate daughter, Ann Staveley RUTH, by an Elizabeth RUTH of Ackworth, Yorkshire. This relationship was made apparent when Christopher left ₤200 to his daughter Ann Staveley Ruth in his will. Ann Staveley RUTH later married Allen BOOTHROYD of Honley, Yorkshire, and had two children, a son Staveley BOOTHROYD b. 1848 in Honley (d. 1851), and a son Charles BOOTHROYD born in New York, USA in 1854.
In 1861 we find Christopher residing on Queen Street:
1861: Queen Street, Orston, Nottinghamshire, England
|Christopher STAVELEY||Head||W||Male||74||Knaith, Lincolnshire, England||Retired Svt.|
|Fanny THOMPSON||Svt||S||Female||29||Hintham, Nottingham, England||Housekeeper|
1871: 7 Longbow Street, Orston, Nottinghamshire, England
In 1871 Christopher's grand-niece Ann is visiting his household:
|Christopher STAVELEY||Head||W||Male||84||Knaith, Lincolnshire, England||Annuitant|
|Ann Ellen STAVELEY||Grand Niece||S||Female||18||Walsoken, Norfolk, England||Visitor|
Ann Ellen Staveley is the daughter of Eastland Staveley and his wife Ann of Walsoken, Norfolk. Christopher died two years later in 1873 at the age of 86 years.