Sedgefield, Durham

George Staveley is the son of George Staveley and Mary KNOWLES of Askrigg, North Yorkshire, derived from of the Sedbergh/Dent line of Staveleys.  George was born abt. 1838 in Askrigg, Yorkshire.  He first married Alice HOPWOOD in Burnley, Lancashire in 1861.  George and Alice had two children in Burnley, but by 1871 George is noticably absent from the household.  Presumably George and Alice must have aquired a divorce, because in 1874 George married Louisa WHITE:

1881: Sedgefield, Durham, England

 George STAVELY   Head   M   Male   43   Asking, York, England   Coal Miner 
 Louisa STAVELY   Wife   M   Female   46   Chester Le St, Durham, England    

 

In 1891 George and Louisa are living in Birtley, Durham:

1891: 20 Hill St., Birtley, Durham, England

 George STAVLEY   Head   M   Male   54   Askrigg, York, England   Coal Miner 
 Louisa STAVLEY   Wife   M   Female   55   Chester Le St, Durham, England    

 

Neither George nor Louisa have been located within the 1901 census.

 

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