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John Shirley born about 1770. His residence was Stoke on Trent Staffordshire at the time of his marriage in 1791. He was age 71 enumerated in the 1841 census for St Mary's Stafford Staffordshire. His birthplace was listed as outside Staffordshire. He was buried on 12 September 1847 at Stafford Staffordshire age 77

married Hannah Shepherd on 11 September 1791 at St Mary All Saints, Whitmore Staffordshire, just outside Stoke on Trent

Children:

1(i). John Shirley chr 8 June 1792 at Stafford Staffordshire to John and Hannah Shirley

1(ii). Henry Shirley chr 12 August 1793 at St Mary Stafford Staffordshire to John and Hannah Shirley

1(iii). John Shirley born 4 February 1796, christened 10 February 1796 at St Mary Stafford, Staffordshire, son of John and Hannah Shirley

1(iv). Sarah Shirley born 3 June 1800 chr 11 June 1800 at St Mary Stafford Stafford to John and Hannah Shirley

1(v). William Shirley, born 30 July 1803, christened 6 August 1803 at St Mary Stafford Staffordshire, son of John and Hannah Shirley, He was age 57 in 1861 census, living at Staffird, Staffordshire. Named in the 1870 marriage record of his son Edward Shirley

married Sarah Woolridge on 27 March 1827 at St Mary's Stafford Staffordshire

Children:

2(i). Hannah Shirley chr 16 November 1830 at St Mary Stafford, Staffordshire to William and Sarah Shirley

2(ii). Hannah Shirley chr 2 January 1831 at St Mary Stafford, Staffordshire to William and Sarah Shirley

2(iii). William Shirley chr 27 May 1835 at St Mary Stafford, Staffordshire to William and Sarah Shirley

2(i). Henry Shirley born about 1841 in Stafford Staffordshire, age 20 in 1861 census

2(ii). Martha Shirley born about 1837 in Stafford, Staffordshire, age 24 in 1861 census

2(iii). William Shirley born about 1843 in Stafford, Staffordshire, age 18 in 1861 census

2(iv). Joseph Shirley born about 1845 in Stafford, Staffordshire, age 16 in 1861 census

married Lucy Lawton on 28 July 1866 at Stafford, Staffordshire

2(v). Thomas Shirley born about 1847, chr 3 November 1848 at St Mary Stafford, Staffordshire to William and Sarah Shirley, age 14 in 1861 census

2(vi). Edward Shirley born about 1850 in Stafford, Staffordshire, age 10 in 1861 census

married Sarah Abberley on 22 Jan 1870 at St Chad, Stafford, Staffordshire. She was the daughter of Joseph Abberley

Children:

3(i). Edward William Shirley born about 1871, christened 19 May 1872 at Stafford, Staffordshire. Age 1 in 1871 census (typo says 21). He was not enumerated in his parent's 1881 census household. Likely the Edward Shirley age 10 living with his grandmother Sarah Shirley, age 75, at St Mary Stafford. William E Shirley, then age 21 was again enumerated in Sarah Shirley's census household in St Mary's Stafford in 1891. He was married and age 35, living at Leicester, Leicestershire in 1911 census. Occupation: bootfitter

married Mary Harvey in 1901 at Stafford, Staffordshire

Children:

4(i). Edward Shirley born about 1902 at Stafford, Staffordshire, age 9 in 1911

4(ii). Cyril Shirley born about 1903 at Stafford, Staffordshire, age 8 in 1911. This family migrated to Australia

4(iii). Elsie Shirley born about 1905 at Leicester, Leicestershire, age 6 in 1911

4(iv). Sydney Shirley born about 1906 at Leicester, Leicestershire, age 5 in 1911

4(v). John Shirley born about 1909 at Leicester, Leicestershire, age 2 in 1911

1(vi). Mary Shirley born 28 March 1806 chr 10 April 1806 at St Mary Stafford Stafford to John and Hannah Shirley

1(vii). Elizabeth Shirley born 10 November 1808, chr 15 November 1808 at St Mary Stafford Staffordshire to John and Hannah Shirley


1911 Leicester Leicestershire

William Edward Shirley Head M 35 Stafford, Staffordshire (b 1876 occ: bootfitter)
Mary Shirley Wife F 33 Stafford, Staffordshire
Edward Shirley Son M 9 Stafford, Staffordshire
Cyril Shirley Son M 8 Stafford, Staffordshire
Elsie Shirley Daughter F 6 Leicester, Leicestershire
Sydney Shirley Son M 5 Leicester, Leicestershire
John Shirley Son M 2 Leicester, Leicestershire

1901 William Edward Shirley married Mary Harvey at Stafford Staffordshire

1891 St Mary and ST Chad Stafford

Sarah Shirley Head F 84 Staffordshire, Dotey
William E Shirley Grandson M 21 Staffordshire, England (b 1870 occ paste fitter

1881 St Mary and ST Chad Stafford

Sarah Shirley Head F 75 Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Hannah Edge Daughter F 47 Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Edward Shirley Nephew M 10 Stafford, Staffordshire, England
William Edge Nephew M 7 Stafford, Staffordshire, England

COINCIDENCE WITH EDGE SURNAME?

1881 Stoke on Trent

Sarah Shirley Head F 58 Etruria Stoke, Staffordshire, England
Henry B Shirley Son M 24 Etruria Stoke, Staffordshire, England
Sarah E Shirley Daughter F 20 Etruria Stoke, Staffordshire, England
Hannah Edge Servant F 20 North Rode, Staffordshire, England
Sarah Griffiths Servant F 17 Chesterton, Staffordshire, England

1871 Stafford, Staffordshire

Edward Shirley Head M 21 Stafford, Staffordshire
Sarah Shirley Wife F 21 Stafford, Staffordshire
Edward W Shirley Son M 21 (sic) Stafford, Staffordshire

1881 Stafford Staffordshire

Edward Shirley Head M 29 Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Sarah Shirley Wife F 31 Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Henry Shirley Son M 8 Stafford, Staffordshire, England

1901 Stafford, Staffordshire

Edward Shirley Head M 51 Stafford, Staffordshire
Sarah Shirley Wife F 51 Stafford, Staffordshire
Albert Shirley Son M 18 Stafford, Staffordshire

Name Sarah Abberley
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 22 Jan 1870
Event Place Stafford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original) Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Parish St Chad
Residence Place Stafford
Age 20
Birth Year (Estimated) 1850
Father's Name Joseph Abberley
Spouse's Name Edward Shirley
Spouse's Residence Place South Backwalls
Spouse's Age 20
Spouse's Father's Name William Shirley

Name Edward William Shirley
Residence Place Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Gender Male
Christening Date 19 May 1872
Christening Date (Original) 19 MAY 1872
Christening Place STAFFORD, STAFFORD, ENGLAND
Father's Name Edward Shirley
Mother's Name Sarah

1861 Stafford Staffordshire

William Shirley Head M 57 Stafford, Staffordshire
Sarah Shirley Wife F 57 Stafford, Staffordshire
Henry Shirley Son M 20 Stafford, Staffordshire
Martha Shirley Daughter F 24 Stafford, Staffordshire
William Shirley Son M 18 Stafford, Staffordshire
Joseph Shirley Son M 16 Stafford, Staffordshire
Thomas Shirley Son M 14 Stafford, Staffordshire
Edward Shirley Son M 10 Stafford, Staffordshire

1851 Stafford Staffordshire

William Shirley Head M 47 Stafford, Staffordshire
Sarah Shirley Wife F 46 Stafford, Staffordshire
John Shirley Son M 18 Hanley, Staffordshire
Mary Shirley Daughter F 16 Hanley, Staffordshire
Martha Shirley Daughter F 14 Hanley, Staffordshire
Adelaide Shirley Daughter F 12 Hanley, Staffordshire
Henry Shirley Son M 10 Hanley, Staffordshire
William Shirley Son M 8 Hanley, Staffordshire
Joseph Shirley Son M 6 Stafford, Staffordshire
Thomas Shirley Son M 4 Stafford, Staffordshire
Edward Shirley Son M 0 Stafford, Staffordshire

Name William Shirley
Event Type Baptism
Event Date 06 Aug 1803
Event Place Stafford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original) Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Parish St Mary
Birth Date 30 Jul 1803
Father's Name John Shirley
Mother's Name Hannah Shirley

Name John Shirley
Event Type Marriage Banns
Event Date 1791
Event Place Whitmore, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original) Whitmore, Staffordshire, England
Parish St Mary & All Saints
Residence Place Stoke
Spouse's Name Hannah Shepherd
Spouse's Residence Place Stoke

Name John Shirley
Event Type Burial
Event Date 12 Sep 1847
Event Place Stafford, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original) Stafford, Staffordshire, England
Parish St Mary
Age 77
Death Date 1847

1841 Stafford Staffordshire

John Shirley M 70-74
Elizabeth Shirley F 25-29 Staffordshire
Sarah Shirley F 9 Staffordshire

 

   


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