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Shirleys of Brays Green, Little Missenden Parish
Buckinghamshire

DNA Haplotype of a Descendant is R1b1

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3(ii). John Shirley born 5 October 1817 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath Little Missenden, son of James and Jemima Shirley; Father named as James Shirley at time of marriage; He lived at Brays Green Little Missenden in 1851, 1861 census and in 1871: occupation agricultural labourer. Widower and living alone at Brays Green, Little Missenden in 1881 census, age 63. He was buried April 15, 1887 at Little Missenden Bucks

married Mary Tapping on 25 December 1840 at Little Missenden Bucks. She was the daughter of Joseph Tapping/Topping. b. 1822 Little Missenden d. 15 Jun 1876

children:

4(i). George Shirley born Sept 12, 1841 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 9 in 1851 census. He lived at Little Missenden Bucks in 1871 census and 1881 census; He died July 31, 1907

married Sarah Ann Payne on 29 September 1859 at Little Missenden Bucks, daughter of William Payne; Her mother Elen Payne age 57 (born Scotland) was living with Sarah in 1861 census.

children:

5(i). Ellen Payne Shirley born 9 Mar 1859, Brays Green Hyde Heath; age 2 in 1861 census; She died 1872

5(i). John Shirley born April 4, 1860 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden chr 21 May 1865, son of George and Sarah Shirley, age 0 in 1861 census, age 10 in 1871 census

5(ii). Edmond/Edwin Shirley chr 12 July 1863 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks, son of George and Sarah Anne Shirley, age 8 in 1871 census

married Agnes White

5(iii). Isabella Shirley born about 1865, age 6 in 1871 census at Brays Green, Hyde Heath. She married William James Brown

5(iv). Jane Shirley born July 28, 1866 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 4 in 1871 census; Not in parents' household in 1881 census

children:

6(i). Ethel Shirley b 18 Apr 1885; died 20 Dec 1890 (Illegitimate?)

5(v). Amelia Shirley born about 1871 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 0 in 1871 census, age 9 in 1881 census; She married James Barker

5(vi). Roseanna Shirley born about 1875 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 6 in 1881 census. She married Fred Clark

5(vii). Thomas Albert Shirley born 4 October 1876, chr 30 August 1880 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks, son of George and Sarah Ann Shirley, age 4 in 1881 census, age 15 in 1891 census

5(viii). Mary Shirley born May 2, 1878, chr 30 August 1880 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, Bucks daughter of George and Sarah Ann Shirley, age 3 in 1881 census, not found in family's 1891 census household

5(ix). Alice Shirley born 6 June 1880, chr 30 August 1880 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath Little Missenden Bucks, daughter of George and Sarah Ann Shirley, age 0 in 1881 census; Not found in family's 1891 census household

5(x). Fred Shirley born Jan 10, 1883, chr 26 June 1883 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, Bucks, son of George and Sarah Ann Shirley; He died July 2, 1883

5(xi). Ellen Shirley born about 1889 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 2 in 1891 census household. She married Edwin Dwight.

4(ii). James Shirley born Jan 7, 1844 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks age 7 in 1851 census; Living at Great Marlow Bucks in 1871 census, age 27, occupation: agricultural labourer; He was living at Wooburn Bucks in 1881 census, occupation agricultural labourer, age 37

married Elizabeth Nash b. June 3, 1843 Little Missenden

children:

5(i). Kate Shirley chr 8 November 1863 at Little Missenden, Bucks, daughter of James and Elizabeth Shirley, age 7 in 1871 census

5(ii). Ellen Shirley chr 25 December 1865 at Little Missenden, daughter of James and Elizabeth Shirley, age 5 in 1871 census, age 15 in 1881 census

5(iii). Jane Shirley chr 9 February 1868 at Little Missenden, daughter of James and Elizabeth Shirley, age 3 in 1871 census, age 13 in 1881 census

5(iv). James Shirley born about 1872 Great Marlow, age 9 in 1881 census

5(v). John Henry Shirley born about 1872 Great Marlow, age 9 in 1881 census

5(vi). Charles Shirley born about 1878 High Wycombe, age 3 in 1881 census

5(vii). Harriet Emily Shirley born about 1880 at Little Marlow Bucks, age 1 in 1881 census

5(viii). Emily Shirley born 1882

5(viii). Ernest Shirley born 1891 Wooburn

4(iii). Ann Shirley (possibly Jane) born June 7, 1846 at Little Missenden, Not found in family's 1851 census household; age 14 in 1861 census. She married Jesse Parsons

4(iv). Jane Shirley (possibly Ann) born about 1847, age 4 in 1851 census; not found in family's 1861 household.

4(v). Henry Shirley chr 1 April 1849 at Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks, son of John and Mary Shirley, age 2 in 1851, age 12 in 1861 census, age 22 in 1871 census household of his parents.

married Catherine Parsons (likely a widow, nee _____). She was born 1835; Several of her children, Parsons surname are enumerated in her 1891 Shirley household

children:

5(i). William Shirley born April 2, 1879 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 13 in 1891 census

married Margaret Sarah Dean of Wycombe Heath born 1881

5(ii). Lizzie Shirley born May 15, 1884 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, age 7 in 1891 census

4(vi). Emma Shirley born May 30, 1851 at Little Missenden, age 9 in 1861 census, 19 in 1871 census

4(vii). Elizabeth Shirley chr Jan 13, 1856 at Little Missenden Bucks daughter of John and Mary Shirley, age 5 in 1861, age 15 in 1871 census

4(viii). Sarah Shirley born 22 April 1860, chr 21 May 1865 at Little Missenden, daughter of John and Mary Shirley, age 0 in 1861 census, age 10 in 1871 census

4(ix). William Shirley born 10 February 1864, chr 21 May 1865 at Little Missenden Bucks, son of John and Mary Shirley, age 7 in 1871 census.

   


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