St. Helens, Lancashire

James Staveley was born in 1846 in Pendleton, Lancashire to William Staveley (b. 1807) of Aysgarth and his wife Bridget.  James married Mary Ann GATWARD in Pendleton in 1866.  They had three children in Barton Upon Irwell, William, Ernest Henry, and Jane.  Son Ernest Henry Staveley married Jessie HAYES in 1897 in Prescot, and it is this family that briefly settled in St. Helens, Lancashire around 1898.

1901: 331 Mill Lane, St. Helens, Lancashire

 Ernest STAVELEY   Head   M  Male   32   Glossop, Derbyshire, England   Police Constable
 Jessie STAVELEY   Wife  M  Female   25   Rainhill, Lancashire, England   
 Jane A. STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female 2  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  
 James E. F. STAVELEY   Son  U   Male 11 months  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  

 

Children that were born to Ernest and Jessie are Jane Ann (b. 1898), James Ernest Frederick (b. 1900), Norman William (b. 1902), Jessie (b. 1904), Dorothy (b. 1906) and Mary (b. 1908).

1911: 35 Rutland St., St. Helens, Lancashire

 Ernest STAVELEY   Head   M  Male   42   Glossop, Derbyshire, England   Police Sergeant
 Jessie STAVELEY   Wife  M  Female   35   Rainhill, Lancashire, England   
 Jane Ann STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female  12   St. Helens, Lancashire, England  School
 James E. F. STAVELEY***   Son  U   Male  10  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  School
 Norman W. STAVELEY   Son  U   Male  8  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  
 Jessie STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female  6  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  
 Dorothy STAVELEY   Daur  U   Female  4  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  
 Mary STAVELEY  Daur  U   Female  2  St. Helens, Lancashire, England  

 

***James Ernest Frederick Staveley joined the Royal Navy on April 28, 1918 and was discharged in 1923. 

James Ernest Frederick Staveley - Royal Naval Service Record

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James then married Florence Winifred SCOBLE in Devonport, Devon in 1926, and their family eventually moved to America where some of their descendants live today.  Other descendants of this line can also be found in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Cork, Ireland.

 

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