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1.i Susannah [likely Shirley] of Winterbourne Houghton, Dorset

m George Elford

1.ii Ann [likely Shirley] of Stalbridge, Dorset

m 1) Brooks; 2) Davidge

1.iii Mary [likely Shirley] of Seven Oaks, Kent

PCC Will of Mary Green formerly Sharvill, Wife of Sevenoaks, Kent - 16 Aug 1799 - [extensive list of messuages and property].....I give and bequeath unto the widow of my natural son Thomas Shirley now living at Stalbridge in Dorsetshire the sum of one hundred pounds and unto her four children by my said son the sum of two hundred pounds apiece which said legacies I do will order and direct to be paid as soon as conceivably can after my decease by my executors herinafter named with equal benefit of survivorship;.... also I give and bequeath unto my neice Mary Dansfield who now lives with my daughter of Richard Dansfield deceased by Susannah Dansfield now living in Seven Oaks aforesaid George, Susannah, Elizabeth, and Charlotte Dansfield the children of the said Richard Dansfield deceased by the said Susannah Dansfield; the children of William Greenfield of Wollwich in county of Kent sailmaker namely William and Elizabeth Greenfield 50 pounds; to my sister Susannah the wife of George Elford of Houghton in Dorsetshire 200 pounds; bequeath unto my sister Ann Davidge of Givemarsh farm in the parish of Stalbridge in Dorsetshire 200 pounds; to the two children of my said sister begotten by her first husband namely Richard and Mary Brooks now living in or near Stalbridge; to my niece Mary Lindon [ ] the widow of Thomas Moon of Esubridge in the county of Kent, butcher 20 pounds; to my nephew Francis Hards my silver mug market with my late husband's name; the town of Seven Oaks occupied by y late husband's father Michael Sharvile deceased; bequeath unto my nephew William Elford of Seven Oaks carpenter; also I give and bequeath all and singular my cloathes and wearing apparel made and unmade [ ] of the said Thomas Shirleys daughters and the four daughters of the said Richard Dansfield deceased; to my good friend Mrs Garland widow of Mr Edward Garland deceased and unto Mr Thomas Hutchins and Mr John Holder both of Seven Oaks; appoint the said Susannah Dansfield and my husband William Green joint executrix and executors. Wit: Thos Hutchins, Jno Wilder attorneis [10 Aug 1799], Seven Oaks, Sam Hutchins [ with codicil wit: Eliza Parry, Harriet May] Date 04 February 1803 Catalogue reference PROB 11/1386

m 1) Francis Sharville, carpenter of Seven Oaks Kent; 2) William Green of East Cheap London, Ironmonger

2.i Thomas Shirley, natural son of Mary Shirley of Seven Oaks Kent, buried 30 Jul 1797 Stalbridge, Dorset

m Pretiza Lemon 16 Feb1778 at Stalbridge, Dorset; she married 2) John FEZARD 17 Apr 1803 Stalbridge


3. Thomas Lemon chr: ? burial: 07 Oct 1779 at Stalbridge ,Thomas LEMON base born son of Thomas & Pretiza SHIRLEY

3.i Thomas Shirley chr 14 Jan1787 at Stalbridge Thomas son of Thomas; buried 31 May 1837 Stalbridge age 49yo

m Harriet PARSONS 29 May 1809 Stalbridge T botp, by banns (Mary SHERLEY was one of the witnesses); she married 2) George SCAMEL 23 Dec 1838 Stalbridge

3.ii John Shirley chr 13 Sep 1789 Stalbridge John son of Thomas & Pretiza SHIRLEY ; carpenter; buried 08 Dec 1864 at Stalbridge age 71yo

m Sarah [possibly Buckland 18 Nov 1813 at Lydlinch John SHIRLEY - of this parish m. Sarah BUCKLAND - of this parish]


4.i Elizabeth Shirley chr 24 Jan 1814 Stalbridge Eliz. dau of John and Sarah SHIRLEY; possibly the Elizabeth Shirley buried 07 Sep 1849 Stalbridge

4.ii Mary Shirley chr 07 Dec1817 Stalbridge Mary dau. of John and Sarah SHIRLEY; buried 13 May 1846 Stalbridge age 28yo

4.iii Sarah Shirley chr 03 Jun 1821 Stalbridge Sarah dau. of John and Sarah SHIRLEY; buried 11 Jan 1843 Stalbridge age 21yo

4.iv John Shirley chr 10 May 1823 Stalbridge John son of John and Sarah SHIRLEY

4.v Thomas Shirley chr 20 Mar 1825 Stalbridge Thomas son of John and Sarah SHIRLEY Mark Shirley chr 01 Jul 1827 Stalbridge Mark son of John and Sarah SHIRLEY; buried 14 Jan 1846 Stalbridge age 18yo

4.vii Emma Shirley chr 23 Aug 1829 Stalbridge Emma dau. of John and Sarah SHIRLEY; spinster living with sister Ann Edwards in 1861 Stalbridge census

4.viii Ann Shirley chr 11 Aug 1833 Stalbridge Ann dau. of John a carpenter and Sarah SHIRLEY

m Job EDWARDS 02 Sep 1852 Stalbridge (dau. of John SHIRLEY, carpenter)

4.ix Henry Shirley chr 18 Sep 1836 Stalbridge Henry son of John and Sarah SHIRLEY

Lydlinche 1861 Census

          Henry, Sherley, Head, Married, 24, Carpenter, Stalbridge,
          Emily, Sherley, Wife, Married, 19, Glover, Lydlinch,
          Anna Maria, Sherley, Sister in law, Unmarried, 14, Glover, Sturminster Newton,

3.iii Mary Shirley chr 25 Dec 1792 at Stalbridge Mary dau. of Thos.

3.iv Mark Shirley chr 05 May 1795 at Stalbridge Mark son. of Thos. and Pretriza; buried 25 Apr 1796 Stalbridge (infant)

3.v Francis Shirley chr 05 May 1795 Stalbridge Francis son of Thomas & Pretiza SHIRLEY


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