Grantham, Lincolnshire

The earliest Staveleys of Grantham appear to be the family of Joseph Staveley b. 1761 and Elizabeth TILLSON, who were married in Grantham on June 23, 1791 and had the following children in the parish:

Lucy Staveley b. January 26, 1792 Grantham, Lincolnshire
Edward Staveley b. May 10, 1793 Grantham, Lincolnshire
Elizabeth Staveley b. May 1, 1794 Grantham, Lincolnshire
Edward Tillson Staveley b. February 18, 1796 Grantham, Lincolnshire
Mary Ann Staveley b. March 6, 1798 Grantham, Lincolnshire


Daughter Lucy married William WITHERS on May 16, 1815 in Grantham. 

Daughter Mary Ann Staveley married Edward HARDING on July 10, 1822 in Leicester. She was buried in Great Gonerby, Lincolnshire on April 21, 1878.

Joseph was buried at St. Wulfram, Grantham, on November 18, 1825 at the age of 64 years.


William Staveley b. July 20, 1828 in Newark, Nottinghamshire is the son of William Staveley of Newark and Sarah.  William married Ann CARLINE on May 22, 1848 at St. Martin's Lincoln, Lincolnshire and found residing in Grantham in 1861.  Ann was the daughter of Patrick CARLINE:

1861: 10 Conduit Lane, Grantham, Lincolnshire, England

 William STAVELEY   Head   M  Male  33  Newark, Nottingham, England   Cheesefactor
 Ann STAVELEY   Wife  M  Female  32  Newark, Nottingham, England   
 Ann Eliza STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  9  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  Scholar
 Mary Jane STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  8  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  Scholar
 Emma STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  5  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  Scholar
 Harriett STAVELEY  Daur  U  Female  3  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  Scholar


William died the following year in 1862 in Grantham.  It is unknown what happened to his wife Ann.  By 1871 two of their daughters, Harriett and Julia, are boarding in the EDWARDS household in Bollin Fee, Cheshire:

1871: Lifless Moss, Bollin Fee, Cheshire, England

 Robert EDWARDS  Head   M  Male  41  Coombs, Cambridge, England   Ag. Lab.
 Ann EDWARDS   Wife  M  Female  42  Manchester, Lancashire, England   
 John C. EDWARDS  Daur  U  Female  1  Uppingham, Rutlandshire, England  
 Harriett STAVELEY  Boarder  U  Female  13  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  
 Julia STAVELEY  Boarder  U Female  10  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  


Daughter Emma appears to be visiting her Uncle, Patrick J. CARLIN, in Liverpool in 1871:

1871: 9 William Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England

 Patrick J. CARLIN   Head   M  Male  49  Ireland  Emigration Agent
 Elizabeth CARLIN  Wife  M  Female  43  Carlisle, Cumberland, England   Dressmaker
 Michael CARLIN  Son  U  Male  8  Grantham, Lincolnshire, England  Scholar
 Emma STAVELEY  Niece  U  Female  15  Sheffield, Yorkshire, England  General Servant


By 1881, only daughter Julia can be located in the census, and is residing back in Grantham:

1881: High Street Show Van, Grantham, Lincoln, England

 William BOND   Head   M   Male   33   Surrey, England   Travelling Confectioner Toy Dept 
 Rebecca BOND   Wife   M   Female   31   Cambridge, Cambridge, England    
 James BOND   Son      Male   7   London, Surrey, England    
 Thomas BOND   Son      Male   5   Mile End Road, Surrey, England    
 George BOND   Son      Male   1   Basingstoke, Hampshire, England    
 Julia STAVLEY   Servant   U   Female   20   Lincoln, England   Cert Hawker 
 Sarah GOODBERRY   Servant   U   Female   16   London, London, Middlesex, England   Cert Hawker 


No members of the Grantham Staveley family have been located in the 1891-1901 census records.


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