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"The parish of Burton-upon-Trent comprises the five townships of Burton, Burton-Extra, Branstone, Horninglow, and Stretton, in the north division of Offlow Hundred, and also Winshill and part of Stapenhill, which are in Derbyshire. It comprises about 10,000 acres of land and 8136 souls. The Marquis of Anglesey is lord of the manor and owner of most of the soil, but there are in the town a great many freehold houses and premises."

No Shirley families living in Burton on Trent in 1841 censsus

Edward Shirley born about 1690-1700 England, died 1755 at Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire

1755 Feb 2 Burton Upon Trent: buried Edward Shirley

married Mariae_____ They lived Burton Upon Trent, Staffordshire, England.

1758 Dec 28 Burton Upon Trent, Buried Mary Shirley widow

Children:

1.i Edward Shirley chr June 12, 1720 Burton Upon Trent, Stafford Co. England

married Barbara Philpots on Feb 7, 1743 in the Cathedral at Lichfield, Stafford Co. England

children:

2.i Edward Shirley moved to America; died in Freyeburg Maine USA

1.ii John Shirley chr May 21, 1722 Burton Upon Trent, Stafford Co. England; died as an infant

1722 Oct 24 Buried John of Edward and Maria

1.iii Richard Shirley chr Oct 26, 1723 Burton Upon Trent, Stafford Co. England

1.iv William Shirley chr July 3, 1726 Burton Upon Trent, Stafford Co. England


OTHER SHIRLEY FAMILIES OF BURTON

Joseph Shirley, gent (esq) of Bond End, Burton on Trent, churchwarden in Burton on Trent in 1745 and1752

1770 Manor of Hether, Leic. Joseph Shirley, gent. of Burton on Trent, purchased the manor, capital mansion, and part of the lands of Hether, from Thomas Everard, surgeon, and Thomas Flavel, tallow-chandler, both of Ashby de la Zouch (who had then lately bought the whole Hether estate from Richard Upton and Elizabeth his wife, and others). Mr. Joseph Shirley, purchaser of the manor 1770, left two daughters and coheirs ; Mary, relict of Samuel-Steele Perkins, of Orton, esq. and Anne, wife of Paul Belcher, clerk, who, a year or two after his marriage, purchased the advowson from T. Everard and T. Flavel, and succeeded G. Everard as rector 1775, signing the Register Sept. 8 that year. The history and antiquities of the county of Leicester : Vol. 4, Part 2, containing Sparkenhoe Hundred

married Sarah Webb on 31 July 1739 at Litchfield Cathedral, Staffordshire; She died 1778.

1739 July 31 Joseph Shirley married Sarah Webb at Litchfield Cathedral

1778 June 19 Buried Sarah wife of Joseph at Burton on Trent

children:

1.i Sarah Shirley chr 5 Sep 1740 at St. Modwen, Burton Upon Trent, to Joseph and Sarah; died young

1747 Dec 18 Burial: Sarah dau of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1.ii William Shirley chr 12 Nov 1742 at St. Modwen, Burton Upon Trent, to Joseph and Sarah

1743 June 19 Buried William son of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1.iii Mary Shirley chr 27 Apr 1744 at St. Modwen, Burton Upon Trent, to Joseph and Sarah; Co-heir to her father Joseph Shirley; married Samuel Steele Perkins, esq in 1767 at St Modwin's Burton Upon Trent; Their son Shirley Steele Perkins was of Orton Hall, Leics and Sutton Coldfield, Warw - his arms quartered "Shirley"

1.iv Joseph Shirley chr 5 Jul 1746 at St. Modwen, Burton Upon Trent, to Joseph and Sarah; died young

1747 Aug 25 Buried Joseph son of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1.v Ann Shirley chr 30 Jul 1748 to Joseph and Sarah; Co-heir to her father Joseph Shirley. married Paul Belcher in 1770 at St Modwin's Burton on Trent; Their gr-son Robt Shirley Belcher was a noted surgeon in Burton on Trent;

1.vi Hannah Shirley chr 9 Mar 1750 at St. Modwen, Burton Upon Trent, to Joseph and Sarah; died young

1753 Sept 27 Buried Hannah dau of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1.vi Thomas Shirley chr 29 Jun 1753 at St. Modwen, Burton Upon Trent, to Joseph Shirley and Sarah; died young

1756 Sept 12 Buried Thomas son of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

 

Richard Shirley he died in 1794

1794 Feb 16 Buried Richard Shirley

married 1) Mary______; she died in 1748 apparently in child birth.

1748 Dec 27 Buried Mary wife of Richard

married 2) Elizabeth Smith 1 July 1750; She died 1785

July 1, 1750 Richard Shirley m. Elizabeth Smith

13 Feb 1760 Case type: Defamation/ Citation; Description Principal people: Sheapee, Mary, wife of William; Sheapee, William; Shirley, Elizabeth; Shirley, Richard; Principal places: Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire; Further details: Elizabeth wife of Richard Shirley - Lichfield Record Office, B/C/5/1760/27

1785 May 24 Buried Elizabeth wife of Richard

children:

1.i Thomas Shirley chr 23 Jan 1747 to Richard and Mary; died as an infant

Thomas Shirley -burial: 14 Feb 1747 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Mary

1.ii Ann Shirley chr 23 Jan 1747 to Richard and Mary; died as an infant

1747 Feb 5 Buried Ann dau of Richard and Mary

1.iii Hannah Shirley chr 27 Dec 1748 to Richard and Mary; died as an infant

1749 Dec 1 Buried Hannah dau of Richard and Mary

1.iv Elizabeth Shirley chr 14 Sep 1751 to Richard and Elizabeth

1.v Charles Shirley chr 19 May 1753 to Richard and Elizabeth; Apparently the only surviving male Shirley in this family

1.vi Ann Shirley chr 26 Jul 1755 to Richd. Shirley and Elizabeth

1.vii George Shirley chr unknown; died 1762

1763 June 21 Buried George son of Richard and Elizabeth

 


Births

5 Sep 1740 Sarah Shirley chr to Joseph and Sarah

12 Nov 1742 William Shirley chr to Joseph and Sarah

27 Apr 1744 Mary Shirley chr to Joseph and Sarah

5 Jul 1746 Joseph Shirley chr to Joseph and Sarah

30 Jul 1748 Ann Shirley chr to Joseph and Sarah

9 Mar 1750 Hannah Shirley chr to Joseph and Sarah

29 Jun 1753 Thomas Shirley chr to Joseph Shirley and Sarah

23 Jan 1747 Thomas Shirley chr to Richard and Mary

27 Dec 1748 Hannah Shirley chr to Richard and Mary

23 Jan 1747 Ann Shirley chr to Richard and Mary

14 Sep 1751 Elizabeth Shirley chr to Richard and Elizabeth

19 May 1753 Charles Shirley chr to Richard and Elizabeth

26 Jul 1755 Ann Shirley chr to Richd. Shirley and Elizabeth

25 Sep 1756 Robert Shirley chr to Robert Shirley and Katherine

 

MARRIAGES

April 6, 1724 Johannes m. Helena Pratt (see Shirleys of Alstonfield Staffs)

May 3, 1733 Josephus Shirley m. Anna Robinson

July 1, 1750 Richard Shirley m. Elizabeth Smith

Oct 27, 1758 Ann Shirley m. Thomas Fletcher

May 31, 1790 Mary Shirley m. Robert Meason

1768 William Shirley m. Mary Cressel

1767 Mary Shirley m. Samuel Steele Parker

1768 Eliza Shirley m. William Dixon

1770 Anne Shirley m. Paul Belcher

 

BURIALS

1722 Oct 24 John of Edward and Maria

1736 July 28 Elizabeth dau of Joseph and Anne of (Burton) Extra

1737 April 5 Anne wife of Joseph of Extra

1743 June 19 William son of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1747 Feb 5 Ann dau of Richard and Mary

1747 Feb 14 Thomas son of Richard and Mary

1747 Aug 25 Joseph son of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1747 Dec 18 Sarah dau of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1748 Dec 27 Mary wife of Richard

1749 Dec 1 Hannah dau of Richard and Mary

1753 Sept 27 Hannah dau of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1755 Feb 2 Edward

1756 Sept 12 Thomas son of Joseph and Sarah of Bond End

1758 Dec 28 Mary widow

1763 June 21 George son of Richard and Elizabeth

1766 April 24 Henry

1773 June 20 William

1778 June 19 Sarah wife of Joseph

1785 May 24 Elizabeth wife of Richard

1788 Nov 22 William

1794 Feb 16 Richard


ANOTHER LIST

 

CHRISTENINGS

Johannes Shirley christening: 21 May 1722 St. Modwen, parents: Edvardi Shirley, Mariae

Edvardus Shirley christening: 12 Jun 1720 St. Modwen, parents: Edvardi Shirley, Mariae

Sarah Shirley christening: 05 Sep 1740 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

William Shirley christening: 12 Nov 1742 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Mary Shirley christening: 25 Mar 1744 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Mary Shirley christening: 27 Apr 1744 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Joseph Shirley christening: 05 Jul 1746 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Thomas Shirley christening: 23 Jan 1747 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Mary

Hannah Shirley christening: 27 Dec 1748 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Mary

Ann Shirley christening: 30 Jul 1748 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Hannah Shirley christening: 09 Mar 1750 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Elizabeth Shirley christening: 14 Sep 1751 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Elizth.

Charles Shirley christening: 19 May 1753 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Elizth.

Thomas Shirley christening: 29 Jun 1753 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Ann Shirley christening: 26 Jul 1755 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Elizth.

Robert Shirley christening: 25 Sep 1756 St. Modwen, parents: Robert Shirley, Katherine

Richardus Shirley christening: 26 Oct 1723 St. Modwen, parents: Edvardi Shirley, Mariae

Joseph Shirley christening: 05 Jul 1746 death: 25 Aug 1747 parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Charles Shirley christening: 19 May 1753 parents: Richd Shirley, Eliz

Robt Shirley christening: 25 Sep 1756 parents: Robt Shirley, Kathne

Thomas Shirley christening: 23 Jan 1747 death: 14 Feb 1747 parents: Richd Shirley, Mary

Thomas Shirley christening: 29 Jun 1753 death: 12 Sep 1756 parents: Jos Shirley, Sarah

William Shirley christening: 12 Nov 1742 death: 19 Jun 1743 parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Johannes Shirley christening: 21 May 1722 death: 24 Oct 1722 parents: Edvardi Shirley, Mariae


Ann Shirley christening: 23 Jan 1747 parents: Richd Shirley, Mary

Ann Shirley christening: 30 Jul 1748 parents: Jos Shirley, Sarah

Hannah Shirley christening: 27 Dec 1748 parents: Richd Shirley, Mary

Hannah Shirley christening: 09 Mar 1750 parents: Jos Shirley, Sarah

Ann Shirley christening: 26 Jul 1755 parents: Richd Shirley, Eliz

Sarah Shirley christening: 05 Sep 1740 death: 18 Dec 1747 parents: Jos Shirley, Sarah

Elizabeth Shirley christening: 14 Sep 1751 parents: Richd Shirley, Eliz

Mary Shirley christening: 25 Mar 1744 parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Mary Shirley christening: 27 Apr 1744 parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

John Shirley christening: 30 Aug 1862 death: 05 Sep 1862 parents: William Shirley, Elizabeth

Gulielmus Shirly christening: 03 Jul 1726 St. Modwen, parents: Edvardi Shirly, Mariae

William Sherley christening: 02 Aug 1769 parents: Ann Sherley

Anna Shurley christening: 16 Feb 1712 St. Modwen, parents: Ed. Shurley, Mariae

Anna Shurley christening: 17 Mar 1712 St. Modwen, parents: Advardi Shurley, Mariae

Anna Shurley christening: 17 Mar 1712 St Modwen, parents: Advardi Shurley, Mariae

William Shorley christening: 10 Oct 1819 parents: ... Shorley, Sarah

 

 

MARRIAGES

Elizabeth Sharley marriage: 27 Sep 1790 spouse: Thos. Yeomans

Mary Shirley marriage: 31 May 1790 spouse: Robert Measam

Johannes Shirley marriage: 06 Apr 1724 spouse: Helena Pratt

Richard Shirley marriage: 01 Jul 1750 spouse: Elizh. Smith

Josephus Shirley marriage: 08 Dec 1733 spouse: Anna Robinson

Joannes Shirley marriage: 06 Apr 1724 St. Modwen, spouse: Helena Pratt

Josephus Shirley marriage: 08 Dec 1733 St. Modwen, spouse: Anna Robinson

Richard Shirley marriage: 01 Jul 1750 St. Modwen, spouse: Elizabeth Smith

William Shirley marriage: 1768 St. Modwen'S,spouse: Mary Cressel

Mary Shirley marriage: 1790 St. Modwen'S, spouse: Robert Meason

Ann Shirley marriage: 1758 St. Modwen'S, spouse: Thomas Fletcher

Mary Shirley marriage: 1767 St. Modwen'S, spouse: Samuel Steele Parker

Eliza Shirley marriage: 1768 St. Modwen'S, spouse: William Dixon

Anne Shirley marriage: 1770 St. Modwen'S, spouse: Paul Belcher

Rose Shirley birth: 1848 marriage: 1868 Saint Mowden, parents: Edward Shirley spouse: Thomas Healey

 

 

BURIALS

Anne Shirley - burial: 05 Apr 1737 St. Modwen, parents: Jos. Shirley

Eliz. Shirley - burial: 28 Jul 1736 St. Modwen, parents: Jos. Shirley, Anne

William Shirley - burial: 19 Jun 1743 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Mary Shirley - burial: 27 Dec 1748 St. Modwen, spouse: Richard Shirley

Joseph Shirley - burial: 25 Aug 1747 St. Modwen, parents: Jos. Shirley, Sarah

Sarah Shirley - burial: 18 Dec 1747 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Ann Shirley -burial: 05 Feb 1747 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Mary

Thomas Shirley -burial: 14 Feb 1747 St. Modwen, parents: Richd. Shirley, Mary

Hannah Shirley -burial: 01 Dec 1749 St. Modwen, parents: Richard Shirley, Mary

Hannah Shirley - burial: 27 Sep 1753 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Edward Shirley - burial: 02 Feb 1755 St. Modwen,

Thomas Shirley - burial: 12 Sep 1756 St. Modwen, parents: Joseph Shirley, Sarah

Mary Shirley - burial: 28 Dec 1758 St. Modwen,

George Shirley - burial: 21 Jun 1763 St. Modwen, parents: Richard Shirley, Eliz.

Johannes Shirley - burial: 24 Oct 1722 St. Modwen, parents: Edvardi

   


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