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Shirleys of Brays Green, Little Missenden Parish
Buckinghamshire

DNA Haplotype of a Descendant is R1b1

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3(vi). Moses Shirley born July 15, 1827 Brays Green, Hyde Heath; Living with parents in 1851 census, age 23; lived at Brays Green Little Missenden in 1861, and 1881 census, age 57, occupation agricultureal labourer; He died April 10, 1911 in Amersham Bucks.

married Sarah Saunders on 3 Feb 1856 at Little Missenden parish, Bucks; She was b. Jan 17, 1833 Bellingdon, Chesham d. Mar 19, 1929

children:

4(i). George Shirley born 1853 Brays Green, Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, age 8 in 1861 census; He died Jan 4, 1872

4(ii). Charles Shirley born April 2, 1856 Brays Green, Hyde Heath; age 1? in 1861 census; He died June 19th, 1948 Ancestor of DNA Kit #32829


Charles Shirley
Photo from Brian Shirley

married Ellen Hannell b 16 Aug 1875; d 27 Mar 1958

children:

5(i). Major Edward Charles Shirley born July 25, 1893 Little Kingshill d. May 26, 1942,

married Mary Precilla Godfrey b 27 Jul 1883 d 25 Jun 1943

children:

6(i). George Frederick Charles Shirley born April 20, 1920 Fordham, Cambridge d. Aug 26, 1944 (Lancaster Bomber over Hamburg Germany)

5(ii). Edith Shirley born Aug 18, 1895 d 10 May 1980; married 1) Hubert Victor Willoughby b 1898 d 1972, 2) Bert Garrett b 1893 d 1948

5(iii). William George Shirley born Sept 10, 1896 Brays Green, Hyde Heath  d. June 25, 1961


William George Shirley
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married Violet Mary Slatter b 24 Mar 1902 d 1 Sep 1971

children:

6(i). Reginald George Shirley born Feb 14, 1928 Watford, Hertfordshire d. June 3, 2002

6(ii). Peter Alan Shirley born Jan  16, 1936 Great Missenden d. Aug 29, 1983

5(iv). Henry Cyril Shirley born April 10, 1901 Brays Green, Hyde Heath d. Dec 28, 1918

5(v). Roland John Shirley born Sept 2,1902 Brays Green, Hyde Heath d. Feb 16th 1974

married Ivy Emma Chapman b 18 Oct 1907 d 22 Nov 1978

children

6(i). Michael John Shirley b 7 June 1933

6(ii). Sylvia Ann Shirley b 23 Dec 1934

5(vi). Frank Shirley born May 18, 1905 Brays Green d 22 Aug 1985

married Jane Ann Baxter 22 Nov 1898 d 23 Dec 1969

children:

6(i). Charles Donald Baxter Shirley b 10 Aug 1928, married and had children

6(ii). Patricia Shirley b 11 Aug 1929 d 23 Dec 1969

5(vii). James (Roland, Slippy Jim) Shirley b 15 Mar 1907 d 26 Se 1963

married Catherine May Francis b 19 May1915 d 16 July 1996

children:

6(i). Kathleen Margaret Shirley b 20 Jun 1936 d 2002

6(ii). Madeline May Shirley b 25 July 1937

6(iii). Joyce Pamela Olive Shirley b 25 Nov 1938

6(iv). Rosemary Joan Shirley b 11 Jan 1945

6(v). June Marion Shirley b 2 Jun 1949

5(viii). Harold Shirley born Sept 29, 1908 ADD: d 13 Nov 1982

married Jessie Esther Matthews b 23 Nov 1909 d 8 Dec 1998

children:

6(i). Daphne Joy Shirley b 21 Nov 1934

6(ii). Angela Margaret Shirley b 25 Mar 1944

5(ix). Kathleen Ellen Shirley born Feb 5, 1914 m. Stanley Dennis (Jimmy) Ringsell; he was born 1915 d 1979

4(iii). Ada Edith Shirley chr 11 October 1857 at Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks, daughter of Moses and Sarah Shirley, age 3 in 1861 census; married Robert Holloway b 1855

4(iv). Thomas Shirley chr 2 February 1862 at Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks, son of Moses and Sarah Shirley; He died Jan 11, 1864

4(v). James Shirley chr 17 July 1864 at Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden Bucks, son of Moses and Sarah Shirley.  

married Minnie Keen b 1872

children:

5(i). James Shirley born May 18, 1890 Brays Green d 1961

5(ii). Amy Shirley born Feb 21, 1892 Brays Green d 1933

5(iii). Alice Shirley b 26 Mar 1893; she married William Albert Lawton b 1895

5(iv). Frederick Shirley born 1895 Brays Green d. May 15, 1918

5(v). John Shirley born Nov13, 1896 Brays Green

5(vi). Arthur Sydney Shirley b 13 Jan 1905; died 26 Dec 1972

married Florence May Pearce b 1903 died 1956

children:

6(i). Beryl Jean Shirley b 10 Jul 1929 d 30 Dec 1992; married Ronald Sturman b 1928

4(vi). Eleanor Shirley chr 18 October 1868 at Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, daughter of Moses and Sarah Shirley, age 13 in 1881 census She married George Sibley ; he was b 1867

4(vii). Alice Shirley born Dec 20, 1870 Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, age 11 in 1881 census. She died May 15, 1940 m.William Birch; he was b 1868 d 6 Nov 1934

4(viii). Jemimah Shirley born Sept 19, 1873 Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, age 7 in 1881 census. She married Samuel Carter; he was b 1873

4(ix). Lillian Shirley born April 1, 1876 Brays Green Hyde Heath, Little Missenden, age 5 in 1881 census. She married Thomas Edmunds ; he was b 1864

   


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