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  Shirleys of Hartington
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This family seems to have some connection to the Shirleys of Alstonfield, Staffordshire. Longnor and Sheen parish in Staffordshire is on the the border with Hartington Derbyshire.

Thomas Shirley born about 1752; lived in Hartington parish, Derbyshire and appears there on a list of electors in 1835; He died 27 Jan 1838, age 79 at Hartington Derbyshire

Thomas SHIRLEY of Hartington died 27 Jan 1838 age 79.
Mary his wife died 23 Dec 1806 age 44.
John their son died 29 Oct 1819 age 32.
Thomas their son died 24 July 1800 age 17.

married Mary _______; She was born about 1762; She died 23 Dec 1806, age 44 at Hartington Derbyshire

Note: Another Thomas Shirley with wife Mary appears to have died in 1810 in Alstonfield: Marriage: 1783 Apr 29 Thomas Shirley and Mary Critchlow at Hartington in the presence of Joseph Shirley and Henry Critchlow (this is an Alstonfield parish record). His death duty does not mention any children, only wife Mary, brothers and sister.

children:

2(i). Thomas Shirley chr 26 Oct 1783 at Hartington; He died 24 July 1800, age 17 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(ii). John Shirley chr 17 Nov 1786 at Hartington; He died 29 Oct 1819, age 32 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(iii). Benjamin Shirley chr 11 May 1791 at Hartington Derbyshire; He lived in Hartington parish, Derbyshire and appears there on a list of electors in 1835; He died 28 Aug 1867, age 76 at Hartington Derbyshire. His Derbyshire will was probated 1868 (p191)

In / Memoriam /
Benjamin SHIRLEY, /
died August 28th, 1867, /
aged 76 years. /
Mary his wife, /
died Oct. 9th. 1861, /
aged 70 years. /
Farewell dear friends a long farewell, /
For we shall meet no more. /
Till we are raised with Christ to dwell. /
On Zion's happy shore. /

married Mary Hulme on 23 Nov 1814 at St Peter Alstonfield Staffordshire; The groom was of Hartington, Mary of Alstonfield, wit: R Johnson, Sarah Johnson; She died 9 Oct 1861, age 70 at Hartington Derbyshire

children:

3(i). George Shirley chr 14 Sep 1817 at Hartington Derbyshire; he was still living with his parents in the 1841 census; He lived in Sheen parish Longnor Dist. Staffordshire in 1861 and 1871 census

1861 Longnor Staffordshire Census
SHIRLEY George Head M M 42 Farmer Of 80 Acres Derbyshire - Hartington
SHIRLEY Sarah Wife M F 30 Staffordshire - Sheen
SHIRLEY Sarah A Dau - F 4 Derbyshire - Hartington
SHIRLEY Benjamin Son - M 2 Derbyshire - Hartington
SHIRLEY Thomas Son - M 2m Staffordshire - Sheen
WEBSTER William Servnt U M 21 Farm Serv Derbyshire - Hartington
FEATHERSTONE Ellen Servnt U F 19 General Serv Derbyshire - Hartington

married Sarah Belfield born Sheen parish, Longnor district Staffordshire according to 1861 census; Her surname is sourced from children's christenings at Biggin Derbyshire.

children:

4(i). Mary Shirley born about 1855 at Sheen Staffs.; She appears in the 1871 family household, age 16, but not 1861.

4(ii). Sarah Ann Shirley chr 16 Nov 1856 at Biggin Derbyshire; born at Hartington according to the 1861 census

4(iii). Benjamin Shirley chr 17 Oct 1858 at Biggin Derbyshire; born at Hartington according to the 1861 census; In 1881, he is a farm servant, age 23, living in the household of a Gould family in Hartington.

4(iv). Thomas Shirley born at Sheen Staffs, according to the 1861 census; chr 17 Feb 1861 at Hartington Derbyshire; He appears in the 1881 census of Alstonfield Staffordshire, age 20 born Hartington, as a farm laborer in the household of John W. Bassett

married Elizabeth Horobin 31 Dec 1891 at Earl-Sterndale, Derbyshire (wholly surrounded by parish of Hartington, see also Joseph and Ann Shirley of Alstonfield pedigree also of Earl-Sterndale)

4(v). George Shirley chr 3 May 1863 at Hartington Derbyshire; Still living with parents in 1881

4(vi). John Shirley chr 22 Oct 1865 at Hartington Derbyshire; Still living with parents in1881

4(vii). William Shirley chr 9 Jun 1867 at Hartington Derbyshire; died young.

Hartington Burials: 27 Jun 1867 William SHIRLEY Sprink in Sheen parish inf.

4(viii). Martha Shirley chr 29 Nov 1868 at Hartington Derbyshire; Still living with parents in 1881

2(iv). Mary Shirley chr 26 Feb 1797 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(v). Sarah Shurley chr 13 May 1799 at Hartington Derbyshire


George Shirley

married Mary Sherret

children:

2(i). Martha Elizabeth Shirley chr 3 Aug 1847 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(ii). Hannah Maria Shirley chr 3 Jun 1850 at Hartington Derbyshire


William Shurley [This family is found in the pedigree of the Shirleys of Alstonfield Staffs, son of John Shirley of Rewlach who m. Mary Johnson]

married Sarah ______

children:

2(i). Martha Shurley chr 23 Feb 1793 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(ii). Joseph Shurley chr 17 May 1795 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(iii). Benjamin Shurley chr 16 Apr 1797 at Hartington Derbyshire

2(iv). Mary Shurley chr 13 May 1799 at Hartington Derbyshire


Ralph Shirley

married Elizabeth _____

children

2(i). Ann Shirley chr 18 Jun 1805 at Hartington Derbyshire

 

 


Hartington Parish Memorial Inscriptions

In / Memoriam /
Benjamin SHIRLEY, /
died August 28th, 1867, /
aged 76 years. /
Mary his wife, /
died Oct. 9th. 1861, /
aged 70 years. /
Farewell dear friends a long farewell, /
For we shall meet no more. /
Till we are raised with Christ to dwell. /
On Zion's happy shore. /

Thomas SHIRLEY of Hartington died 27 Jan 1838 age 79.
Mary his wife died 23 Dec 1806 age 44.
John their son died 29 Oct 1819 age 32.
Thomas their son died 24 July 1800 age 17.

Dorothy infant dau of John/Mary Hannah SHIRLEY of Hartington
Died 25 Oct 1898 age 18 months.
Benjamin John their son died 19 Oct 1905 age 5 years & 5 months.

John Frank son of George/Vera SHIRLEY of Hartington born 18 May 1925
Died 31 May 1929.
Ian Michael son of Ken/Rose Mary SHIRLEY died 15 Feb 1978 age 5 months.

Benjamin SHIRLEY died 24 Jan 1933 age 74. (b~1852)
Lucy his wife of Hartington died 18 June 1928 age 59.

George SHIRLEY died 11 Mar 1984 age 82

   


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