Stevenston, Scotland

James Stevely is believed to have married a Mary LAW in Ireland, before settling in Scotland, and is thought to be the son of Hugh Stevely of Antrim, Ireland. Prior to 1861 we find James and Mary living in Ayr, Scotland.

1861: 55 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 James STEVELY  Head   M   Male   48   Ireland  Collier
 Mary STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   50  Ireland    
 James STEVELY  Son  U  Male   19  St. Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland  Collier
 David STEVELY  Son  U  Male   16  St. Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland  Collier
 John STEVELY  Son  U  Male   13  St. Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland  Drawer Collier
 William STEVELY  Son  U  Male   8  Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland  Scholar

 

James and Mary's son David Stevely married Agnes MARTIN:

1871: 56 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 Agnes STEVELEY  Head   M   Female   24  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland    (Husband a Collier)
 John STEVELEY  Son  U  Male  4  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland    Scholar
 Mary STEVELEY  Daur  U  Female   1  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  

 

James Stevely of Ireland married Esther McMILLAN on October 3, 1866 in Stevenston:

1871: 22 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 James STEVELEY  Head   M   Male   56   Ireland  Collier Retired
 Esther STEVELEY  Wife   M   Female   40  Ireland    
 William STEVELEY  Son  U  Male  17  Barony, Lanarkshire, Scotland  Horse Driver in Pit

 

1881: Townhead St., Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 James STEVELY  Head   M   Male   62   Ireland  General Lab (Unemployed)
 Esther STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   55  Ireland    Hawker Vegetables

 

Around this time we find what appears to be a cousin of James from Ireland, Hugh Stevely, living in Eastwood, who later moves his family to Bonhill.

1881: 43 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 James STEVELY  Head   M   Male   39   Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland  Coal Miner
 Margaret STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   42  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 Jane STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  14  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 Maggie STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  12  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 Mary STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  3  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  

 

1881: 56 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 David STEVELY  Head   M   Male   35    Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland  Coal Miner
 Agnes STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   35   Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland    
 Mary STEVELY  Daur  U  Female   11  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 James STEVELY  Son  U  Male   9  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 David STEVELY  Son  U  Male   7  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 Agnes STEVELY  Daur  U  Female   4  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 George STEVELY  Son  U  Male  1  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 John MARTIN  Step-son  U  Male  14  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland    Coal Miner

 

David and Agnes are living in Kilwinning, Ayrshire in 1901.

William Stevely married Mary Reid LOGAN on December 5, 1873 in Stevenston, Ayrshire:

1881: 40 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 William STEVELY  Head   M   Male   27   Condorran, Lanarkshire, Scotland  Engineer Labourer
 Mary STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   26  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 James STEVELY  Son  U  Male  7  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 Mary STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  5  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 John STEVELY  Son  U  Male  3  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  

 

James and Mary's son, Hugh, married Janet MCKENZIE on December 30, 1859 in Stevenston:

1881: 4 Station Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 Hugh STEVELY  Head   M   Male   43   Ireland  Coal Miner
 Janet STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   43  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 Hugh STEVELY  Son  U  Male  11  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 Gilbert STEVELY  Son  U  Male  6  Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar

 

John Stevely married Martha CREEMON on August 23, 1872 in Stevenston, Ayrshire

1881: 31 New Street, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 John STEVELY  Head   M   Male   32   Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Coal Miner
 Martha STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   30  Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland  Coal Miner
 Martha STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  8  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 John STEVELY  Son  U  Male  5  Ardrossan, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 Mary STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  3 mo  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  

 

John and Martha are living in Kilwinning, Ayrshire in 1901.

1891: 1 Station Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 William STEVELY  Head   M   Male   37   Condorran, Lanarkshire, Scotland  Foundry Labourer
 Mary STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   36  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 James STEVELY  Son  U  Male  17  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Apprentice Moulder
 Mary STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  15  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Laundress
 John STEVELY  Son  U  Male  13  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 Agnes STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  8  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 William STEVELY  Son  U  Male  6  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Scholar
 James RICHMOND  Boarder  W  Male  36  Riccarton, Ayrshire, Scotland  Boiler Fireman
 James CRAIG  Boarder  U  Male  16  Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland  Apprentice Joiner

 

1891: 73 Ardeer Square, Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland

 Hugh STEVELY  Head   M   Male   55   Ireland  Coal Miner
 Janet STEVELY  Wife   M   Female   57  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland  
 Bella STEVELY  Daur  U  Female  24  Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland  Dynamite Worker
 Hugh STEVELY  Son  U  Male  21  Stevenston, Ayrshire, Scotland  Coal Miner
 Gilbert STEVELY  Son  U  Male  16  Dreghorn, Ayrshire, Scotland  Apprentice Iron Moulder
 Harry CAMPBELL  Boarder  U  Male  22  Dunfirmline, Fifeshire, Scotland  Foundry Labourer

 

 

 

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