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Shirleys of Calverton Parish, Bucks

Samuel Shirley He was listed in the 1798 Bucks Posse Comitatus list at Calverton, along with a Joseph Shirley.

married Hannah______

children:

1(i). Martha Shirley chr 10 October 1773 at Calverton to Samuel and Hanna Shirley

1(ii). Elizabeth Shirley chr 27 March 1785 at Calverton to Samuel and Hannah Shirley

Joseph Shirley born about 1779 at Calverton Bucks (1851 census), age 60 in 1841 and 72 in 1851 Calverton Bucks census, widower. He was listed in the 1798 Bucks Posse Comitatus list "servant" at Calverton, along with a Samuel Shirley

married Elizabeth Rolat on 31 July 1797 at Calverton Bucks, She was age 65 in 1841 census. She died prior to 1851 census

children:

1(i). Martha Shirley chr 15 July 1804 at Calverton Bucks, d/o Joseph and Elizabeth

1(ii). Elizabeth Shirley chr 14 June 1807 at Calverton Bucks, d/o Joseph and Elizabeth

1(iii). Alice Shirley chr 6 (or 22) June 1810 at Calverton Bucks, d/o Joseph and Elizabeth

1(iv). Jonathan Shirley born 27 December 1813; chr 13 February 1814 at Calverton Buckinghamshire. Living at Calverton in 1841 and 1851 census. He died 11 January 1886 at Calverton Bucks.

Calverton MI
In loving memory of Ann SHIRLEY
born July 1st 1813 died Sept 7th 1882
also of Jonathan SHIRLEY
born Dec 27th 1813 died Jan 11th 1886
Not lost but gone before: Affliction sore long time we bore
Physicians were in vain
God did please to give us ease
and freed us from our pain.

married Ann _______. She was born 1 July 1813 at Stony Stratford parish, Bucks. and died 7 September 1882 at Calverton Bucks.

children: source: From a personal genealogical report posted online

WILLIAM SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-uncle) was born about 1835 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. In 1861, he was an engine fitter and had married Maria Smith, a lacemaker,, in 1856. They had one daughter, Ann (b 1858), and lived in Middle Weald, a hamlet near Calverton. The family moved to Crewe sometime before 1871 and lived at iIn Flag Lane, Coppenhall MonksMonks Coppenhall. William worked as a machinist and by then had had three more children, Samuel (b. 1864), John (b. 1867) and Albert (b. 1869). They were still in Flag Lane in 1881 and by thenat that time Samuel was an apprentice in an iron works, and John was an apprentice grocer. In 1891 John and Albert were still living with their parents, John having become a grocer's assistant whilst Albert was a steam engine fitter. The 1901 census shows that Maria had returned to Calverton following the death of her husband in 1894 and lived with her father, William Smith - who by was then was 94.

1871 census Monks Coppenhall Cheshire

William Shirley Head M 36 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Maria Shirley Wife F 36 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Ann M Shirley Daughter F 13 Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire
Samuel Shirley Son M 7 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
John Shirley Son M 4 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Albert W Shirley Son M 2 Crewe, Cheshire

JOSEPH SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-uncle) was born about 1841 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. In 1861, he was an engine smith. He moved to Coppenhall MonksMonks Coppenhall, Crewe before 1871 and was an engine turner. By then he had married Eliza Meacham from Stony Stratford and had three children, William George (b. 1864), Rose Emma (b. 1866) and Frances (b. 1870). The 1881 census shows them living 210 West St, Crewe, with William having become an apprentice engine fitter and Rose Emma working as a finisher in a clothing factory; n the meantime another child had been born, Ada Hannah, in 1877. Sadly, Ada died in 1883 and by 1891 all the other children had left home, and so Joseph and Eliza lived alone at 41 Ford Lane, Crewe. Both Joseph and Eliza died in 1910.

SAMUEL SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-uncle) was born about 1843 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. In 1861 he was a carpenter and still living with his parents. In 1864 he had moved to London and married Elizabeth Rosina Francis, from Pimlico. In 1891 they lived in 18 Anhalt Rd, Battersea and had two children; Frederick (b. 1881) who was a whitesmith and Annie (b. 1885) who was a florist.

1871 census St Geo Hanover Sq, London

Samuel Shirley Head M 28 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Elizth Shirley Wife F 29 Chelsea, Middlesex
Herbert S Shirley Son M 6 Bermondsey, Surrey
Walter S Shirley Son M 2 Bermondsey, Surrey
Fredk C Shirley Son M 0 Pimlico, Middlesex

GEORGE SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-uncle) was born about 1845 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. In 1861, he worked as a general servant. In 1870 George married Sarah Pritchard Mann in London and they both worked as launderers in Chelsea, Unfortunately Sarah died in 1872, possibly whilst giving birth to their son, George. George Senior, ,, clearly not a man to stay single for long, married, married Rose Faulkner on 22 Mar 1873. Rose came from Oxted in Surrey but it's interesting to note that they shared the same address on the wedding certificate - Montgomery House, Glebe Place, Chelsea. In 1891 they were still in Glebe Place but by then had had two more children; Arthur (b. 1874) and Mary Margaret (b. 1879). Rose's father, Edward, also lived with them. By 1901 they had moved to Jasmine Villas, Datchet, Berkshire with their daughter. George is recorded as having no occupation in the census. Both Rose and George died in 1902.

FREDERICK SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-uncle) was born about 1847 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. In 1871 he was a coachman for the Earl of Carysfort at Elton Hall, Cambridgeshire. Frederick married Caroline Gawthorp Kitchingman (who was born in Leeds and the daughter of a bookmaker) on 24 Aug 1875, when they both lived at Montgomery House, Glebe Place, Chelsea (the same address as Frederick's brother George). The 1881 census records them as having two children; Harry (b. 1879) and Minnie (b. 28 Dec 1879). By thenBy then Frederick was working as a licensed victualler at the Devonport Arms, Devonport Mews, Paddington, London. One more child, Lizzie was born in 1884 but tragically Frederick died the same year. The 1891 census shows that Caroline moved to 21 Marville Rd, Fulham with the children, and the pub was taken over by Spencer Chaplin - the grandfather of Charlie Chaplin. Caroline found employment as a needlewoman and the 1901 census records her as still at the same address, but now employing her daughter Lizzie as a dressmaker. Caroline died in 1910 and Lizzie went on to marry Eli Lingfield, a travelling salesman, on 11 Apr 1914. Harry became a carpenter, and Minnie became a dressmaker. She, who is last recorded in the 1901 census when she was visiting her uncle, Edward Shirley, in Stoke Prior, Worcestershire.

HANNAH SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-aunt) was born about 1850 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. She is recorded in the 1871 census as living with her brother George and his family at Montgomery House, Glebe Place, Chelsea and working as a domestic servant. By 1881 she had moved to Pinner and was living and working as a domestic servant at the Royal Commercial Travellers School at Hatch End.

EDWARD SHIRLEY (Josephine's great-great-uncle) was born about 1853 in Calverton, Buckinghamshire to Jonathan Shirley and Ann Shirley. In 1871, he was a schoolteacher in Calverton. Edward married Charlotte Lydia Hobbs in Wheatenhurst, Gloucestershire in 1878 and the 1881 census records him working as a toll collector at Stoke Wharf, Worcestershire, on the Worcester and Birmingham Canal. They They had six children:

married Charlotte Lydia Hobbs in Wheatenhurst, Gloucestershire in 1878

children:

Lilian Mary (b. 1879).
George (b 1883)
Frederick (b. 1886)
Martha (b. 1887)
Bessie (b. 1889)
Dorothy (b 1898)


1841 England Census - Links to Calverton

Calverton, Bucks

Jonathan Shirley M 25-29 Buckinghamshire
Ann Shirley F 25-29 Buckinghamshire
William Shirley M 6 Buckinghamshire
Elizabeth Shirley F 3 Buckinghamshire
Joseph Shirley M 0 Buckinghamshire

Paulerspury Bucks

William Shirley M 40-44 (birthplace not ID'd, based on 1851 census profile)
Sarah Shirley F 40-44 Northamptonshire
Samuel Shirley M 15-19 Northamptonshire
William Shirley M 15-19 Northamptonshire
Joseph Shirley M 14 Northamptonshire
Gains Shirley M 9 Northamptonshire

1851 England Census - Links to Calverton

Calverton, Bucks

Jonathan Shirley Head M 37 Claverton, Buckinghamshire
Ann Shirley Wife F 37 Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire
William Shirley Son M 16 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Elizabeth Shirley Daughter F 13 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Joseph Shirley Son M 10 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Samuel Shirley Son M 8 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
George Shirley Son M 6 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Frederic Shirley Son M 4 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Hannah Shirley Daughter F 1 Calverton, Buckinghamshire

Paulerspury Northants

William Shirley Head M 53 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
S Shirley Wife F 49 Paulerspury, Northamptonshire
G Shirley Son M 19 Paulerspury, Northamptonshire

1861 England Census - Links to Calverton

Calverton, Bucks

William Shirley Head M 26 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Maria Shirley Wife F 26 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Ann M Shirley Daughter F 2 Calverton, Buckinghamshire

Jonathan Shirley Head M 47 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Ann Shirley Wife F 47 Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire
Joseph Shirley Son M 20 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Samuel Shirley Son M 18 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
George Shirley Son M 16 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Frederick Shirley Son M 14 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Hannah Shirley Daughter F 11 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Edward Shirley Son M 8 Calverton, Buckinghamshire

Eton, Bucks

Samuel Shirley Servant M 48 Calverton, Buckinghamshire College Servant
Martha Shirley Wife F 58 ..., Montgomeryshire

Paulerspury Northants

William Shirley Husband M 69 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Mary Shirley Wife F 65 Braintree, Essex

1871 England Census - Links to Calverton

Calverton Bucks

Jonathan Shirley Head M 57 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Ann Shirley Wife F 57 Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire
Edward Shirley Son M 18 Calverton, Buckinghamshire

Eton, Bucks

Samuel Shirley Servant M 54 Calverton, Buckinghamshire Domestic Servts
Catherine Shirley Wife F 45 Reading, Berkshire

Elton, Norhants

Frederic Shirley Servant M 24 Calverton, Buckinghamshire Coachman

Stony Stratford, Northants

Samuel Shirley Head M 48 Potterspury, Northamptonshire
Elizabeth Shirley Wife F 49 Buckingham, Buckinghamshire
Sarah Shirley Daughter F 17 Potterspury, Northamptonshire
Annie Shirley Daughter F 8 Calverton, Buckinghamshire

St Pancras, Middlesex London

William Shirley Head M 75 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Mary Shirley Wife F 75 Braintree, Essex

St George Hanover Sq London

Samuel Shirley Head M 28 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Elizth Shirley Wife F 29 Chelsea, Middlesex
Herbert S Shirley Son M 6 Bermondsey, Surrey
Walter S Shirley Son M 2 Bermondsey, Surrey
Fredk C Shirley Son M 0 Pimlico, Middlesex

Monks Coppenhall, Cheshire

Joseph Shirley Head M 30 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Eliza Shirley Wife F 29 Stoney Stratford, Buckinghamshire
William G Shirley Son M 7 Calverton, Buckinghamshire
Francis A Shirley Daughter F 1 Crewe, Cheshire

 

1881 England Census - Links to Calverton

Calverton Bucks

Jonathan Shirley Head M 67 Calverton, Buckinghamshire, England
Ann Shirley Wife F 67 Stoney Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England

Datchet, Buckinghamshire

Samuel Shirley Head M 64 Calverton, Buckinghamshire, England (Eton District - Retired Servant)
Catherine Shirley Wife F 55 Reading, Berkshire, England

Stoke Prior Worcs

Edward Shirley Head M 28 Calverton Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire, England
Charlotte Lydia Shirley Wife F 26 Sarce, Gloucestershire, England
Lilian Mary Shirley Daughter F 2 Tardebigge, Worcestershire, England

Monks Coppenhall Cheshire

William Shirley Head M 46 Calverton, Buckinghamshire, England
Maria Shirley Wife F 46 Calverton, Buckinghamshire, England
Samuel Shirley Son M 17 Calverton, Buckinghamshire, England
John Shirley Son M 14 Calverton, Buckinghamshire, England
Albert W Shirley Son M 12 Crewe, Cheshire, England
William I Pitt Boarder M 22 Leamington, Warwickshire, England

   


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