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Charles Shirley b. ca 1816 Bucknall, Staffordshire; Enumerated at Bagnall in 1861 census; He died June 22, 1861 Bagnall Staffordshire 

married Alice Williamson b. ? d. Feb 19, 1899 Hanley Stafforshire


1(i). Sarah Ann Shirley born Feb 26, 1844 Bucknall, She married William Averill

1(ii). Olive Shirley born Jan 3, 1846, not in 1861 census household

1(iii). Hannah Shirley born Feb 13, 1848. Living with parents in 1861 census

1(iv). Joseph Shirley born April 3, 1850 Living with parents in 1861 census. He died June 6, 1928 Hanley, Staffordshire

married Lavinia Harvey ca 1874. She was born April 29, 1854 d. May 30, 1910


2(i). Mary Eliz. Shirley born May 25, 1875 Abbey Hulton, Staffiordshire, m. Frederic Shipley May 4, 1898

2(ii). Sarah Ann Shirley born 1877

2(iii). Annie Shirley born April 25, 1880 d. July 6, 1911 m. George Wm. Charlesworth Oct 10, 1910

2(iv). Harry Shirley born Aug 15, 1882 Hanley, Staffordshire

2(v). Alice Shirley born Feb 15m 1884 Hanley, Staffordshire

2(vi). Alfred Shirley born May 17, 1886 Hanley, Staffordshire m. Edith Fletcher

2(vii). Charles Shirley born Sept 19, 1888 Hanley m. Eliz Blair Crabtree

2(viii). Joseph Shirley born July 4, 1891 Hanley m. Grace McKenzie

2(ix). Olive Shirley born Mar 10, 1893 m. Charles C. Reck

1(v). William Shirley born about 1852. Living with parents in 1861 census. nothing more known

1(vi). Elizabeth Shirley born 1855 at Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, Enumerated with parents in 1861 census

1(vii). Ellen Shirley born 1858 at Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire. Enumerated with parents in 1861 census

1(vi). Charles Shirley born about 1861 at Stoke on Trent. Enumerated with parents in 1861 census. nothing more known

Another Charles Shirley of Abbots Bromley Staffordshire

1. Charles Shirley Sr of Colwich Staffordshire in the late 1700s; Living in Abbots Bromley about 1800; He was a baker and flour dealer in Abbots Bromley in 1818 directory and again in the 1834 directory. He doesn't appear in the 1841 Staffordshire census

married Elizabeth ______ (possibly the Charles Shirley who married Eliz Houlders on 21 Feb 1780 at Blithfield, Staffs, a parish between Colwich and Abbots Bromley)


2(i). Ann Shirley chr 28 May 1780 at Abbots Bromley (dau of Charles and Elizabeth)

2(ii). Elizabeth Shirley chr 20 May 1781 at Colwich Staffordshire; She married John Smith on 3 Jun 1799 at Colwich Staffordshire

2(iii). Mary Shirley chr 7 Sep 1783 at Colwich Staffordshire; She married Thomas Mackrory July 19, 1804 at Abbots Bromley

2(iv). Hannah Shirley chr 25 Mar 1787 at Colwich Staffordshire

2(v). Charles Shirley "Jr" chr 21 Feb 1790 at Colwich Staffordshire; He was a butcher in Abbots Bromley in 1818 directory. This family may be living in St Mary's parish, Litchfield, Staffordshire in the 1841 census.

married Elizabeth Handford 26 Oct 1815 in Abbots Bromley, Staffs; She was born June 24, 1790 in Abbots Bromley, apparently the dau of Robert Handford of Abbots Bromley (website)


3(i). Eliza Ann Shirley born 2 January 1820 at Abbots Bromley

3(ii). Charles Sherley chr 1 Jan 1822 at Abbots Bromley; He may be the Charles Shirley who was age 20 living in Lichfield in the 1841 census and who had the following wife and children chr. at St Mary's Lichfield in 1840s

married Elizabeth


4(i). Emily Shirley chr 2 June 1844 at Saint Mary, Lichfield

4(ii). Sarah Elizabeth Shirle chr 2 Feb 1848 at Saint Mary, Lichfield

3(iii). Elizabeth Shirley born 11 January 1824 at Abbots Bromley

3(iv). William Shirley born 9 January 1825 at Abbots Bromley


Marriages Abbots Bromley

July 19, 1804 Mary Shirley m. Thomas Mackrory

Oct 26, 1815 Charles Sherley m. Eliza Handford

Aug 22, 1836 Caroline Amelia Shirley m. John Kent


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