St. Helens, Lancashire
James Staveley was born in 1846 in Pendleton, Lancashire to William Staveley (b. 1807) of Aysgarth and his wife Bridget. James married Mary Ann GATWARD in Pendleton in 1866. They had three children in Barton Upon Irwell, William, Ernest Henry, and Jane. Son Ernest Henry Staveley married Jessie HAYES in 1897 in Prescot, and it is this family that briefly settled in St. Helens, Lancashire around 1898.
1901: 331 Mill Lane, St. Helens, Lancashire
|Ernest STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||32||Glossop, Derbyshire, England||Police Constable|
|Jessie STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||25||Rainhill, Lancashire, England|
|Jane A. STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||2||St. Helens, Lancashire, England|
|James E. F. STAVELEY||Son||U||Male||11 months||St. Helens, Lancashire, England|
Children that were born to Ernest and Jessie are Jane Ann (b. 1898), James Ernest Frederick (b. 1900), Norman William (b. 1902), Jessie (b. 1904), Dorothy (b. 1906) and Mary (b. 1908).
1911: 35 Rutland St., St. Helens, Lancashire
|Ernest STAVELEY||Head||M||Male||42||Glossop, Derbyshire, England||Police Sergeant|
|Jessie STAVELEY||Wife||M||Female||35||Rainhill, Lancashire, England|
|Jane Ann STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||12||St. Helens, Lancashire, England||School|
|James E. F. STAVELEY***||Son||U||Male||10||St. Helens, Lancashire, England||School|
|Norman W. STAVELEY||Son||U||Male||8||St. Helens, Lancashire, England|
|Jessie STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||6||St. Helens, Lancashire, England|
|Dorothy STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||4||St. Helens, Lancashire, England|
|Mary STAVELEY||Daur||U||Female||2||St. Helens, Lancashire, England|
***James Ernest Frederick Staveley joined the Royal Navy on April 28, 1918 and was discharged in 1923.
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James then married Florence Winifred SCOBLE in Devonport, Devon in 1926, and their family eventually moved to America where some of their descendants live today. Other descendants of this line can also be found in Vancouver, British Columbia, and Cork, Ireland.