The origins of this Staveley family are as yet undetermined. A William Staveley married Jane BAKER in 1840 in Liverpool, Lancashire. His daughter Mary Ann was born in Liverpool in 1845. A daughter Sarah Baker Staveley was born in St. Pancras, London in 1847, and was christened in Monmouth in 1852. Sarah Baker Staveley died in Cheltenham in 1879. William died prior to 1861. Between 1861-1871 William's widow and two daughters are residing in Monmouth, Wales. In 1872 his daughter Mary Ann married Robert ORGAN in Monmouth, and the family is found living in Cheltenham by 1881:
1881: Sussex House, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
|Robert ORGAN||Head||M||Male||46||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Master Gas Fitter Employing 3 Men|
|Mary A. ORGAN||Wife||M||Female||36||Liverpool, Lancashire, England|
|Robert G. B. ORGAN||Son||U||Male||7||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Scholar|
|Ernest E. S. ORGAN||Son||U||Male||5||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Scholar|
|Edith M. ORGAN||Daur||U||Female||3||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England|
|Elizabeth BAKER||Aunt||U||Female||68||Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales||Retired Grocer|
|Jane STAVELY||Mother in Law||W||Female||64||Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales||Retired Grocer|
1891: Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Place South, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
|Robert ORGAN||Head||M||Male||54||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Salesman Gas Fitter|
|Mary A. ORGAN||Wife||M||Female||46||Liverpool, Lancashire, England|
|Edith M. ORGAN||Daur||U||Female||13||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England|
|Lilian J. ORGAN||Son||U||Male||4||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Scholar|
|Elizabeth BAKER||Wife's Aunt||U||Female||78||Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales||Retired Grocer|
|Jane STAVELY||Wife's Mother||W||Female||74||Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales||Retired Grocer|
|Emily HUDDINST||Serv||U||Female||17||Somersetshire, England||Domestic Servant|
1901: Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Place South, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
|Robert ORGAN||Head||M||Male||64||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Gas & Electric Ironmonger|
|Mary A. ORGAN||Wife||M||Female||56||Liverpool, Lancashire, England|
|Robert G. B. ORGAN||Son||U||Male||27||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England||Ironmonger's Assistant|
|Edith M. ORGAN||Daur||U||Female||23||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England|
|Lilian J. ORGAN||Son||U||Male||14||Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England|
|Jane STAVELY||Mother in Law||W||Female||84||Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales|
Mary's mother, Jane Staveley (nee Baker) died in Cheltenham in 1901 at the age of 84 years.
Below is the widow of Charles William Dunbar Staveley (1817-1896). In the 1891 census some of Charles' and Susan's children were located residing in Corsley, Wiltshire, and their youngest daughter Susan was born there on March 28, 1882. In 1881 the family was living in Stoke Damerel, Devon.
1901: 21 Promenade, St. Marys, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
|Susan STAVELEY||Head||W||Female||66||Bradstead, Kent, England||Living on Own Means|
|Leila STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||23||Bombay, India|
|Susan STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||19||Corsley, Wiltshire|
|Martha JACKABERRY||Serv||U||Female||40||Ireland||Ladies Maid Domestic|
|Sophia M. WETER||Visitor||U||Female||35||Berlin, Germany (FS)|
|Louisa GILLIAN||Visitor||U||Female||20||Dorset, England|
Susan participated in World War 1 by joining the Expeditionary Force Canteens (see Medal Cards).
Daughter Rose married Jeffreys Phillip Thomas ALLEN on October 15, 1896 in Cheltenham, Gloucester. Rose is found residing at Lyngford House in Taunton, Somerset in 1901 with her husband and two daughters, Violet Frances and Iris.
Son Cecil Minet Staveley is found on board the HMS Highflyer in 1901:
|Cecil M. STAVELEY||Member of Crew||U||Male||26||Germany (British Subject)||Flag Lieutenant|
On December 16, 1919 he married Margaret Adela STURDEE in London. Cecil died on May 27, 1934.
Charles and Susan's son Arthur Godfrey Staveley married Margaret Evelyn WHITAKER on April 10, 1912 in Chorley, Lancashire, England. He served in the Royal Field Artillery during the World War 1, and died March 24, 1920 at the age of 47 (see Medal Cards) of scarlet fever/pneumonia. He was buried in Cologne Southern Cemetery, in Germany. His wife Margaret was residing in Sturford, Walton-by-Clevedon, Somerset at the time of her husband's death.