Charles Herbert Staff

M, b. 16 March 1854, d. 21 February 1916
  • Charles Herbert Staff was born on 16 March 1854 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • Charles Herbert Staff died on 21 February 1916 at age 61.

Charlotte Lucy Staff

F, b. 25 April 1850, d. 10 July 1943
  • Charlotte Lucy Staff was born on 25 April 1850 in Seven Hills, Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • In 1874 he was Teacher, private school Lismore.
  • At the age of 24 years, 10 months and 18 days, Charlotte Lucy Staff married William Crawford, son of William Crawford and Margaret Maxwell, on 15 March 1875 in Lismore, New South Wales, Australia. The officiating minister was Rev C McCoy, Wesleyan Minister.
  • Charlotte Lucy Staff died on 10 July 1943 in Alstonville, New South Wales, at age 93.
  • She was buried in Alstonville Cemetery, New South Wales. Portion 8.

Children of Charlotte Lucy Staff and William Crawford

Eliza Staff

F, b. 23 March 1856, d. 31 January 1936
  • Eliza Staff was born on 23 March 1856 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • Eliza Staff died on 31 January 1936 in New South Wales at age 79.

Eliza Sophia Staff

F, b. 16 January 1831, d. 10 May 1854
  • Eliza Sophia Staff was born on 16 January 1831 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • Eliza Sophia Staff died on 10 May 1854 in Sydney, New South Wales, at age 23.

Emily Staff

F, b. 25 March 1852, d. 22 November 1900
  • Emily Staff was born on 25 March 1852 in Sydney.
  • She was the daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • At the age of 29 years, Emily Staff married Samuel Staines, son of Samuel Staines and Eliza Sydie, in 1882 in Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia. Ambrose Crawford rode his bike from Teven to Tenterfield to attend the wedding. He took the train back next day.
  • From the book "The Staffs in Australia" - Emily Staff went with her brothers to the Richmond River in 1882 and that year married Samuel Staines. He owned a sugar mill, a fairly substantial structure, built by Sam and his brother at Youngman's Creek, and soon to give Rous Mill its name. Emily and Sam had a son, Samuel Everett Staines, in 1884, but tragically the father died suddenly when the baby was only four weeks old. The mill had to be sold (a company operating it until 1892) and Emily returned to live with her parents in Granville and Parramatta and later in a small cottage net to their large house in Prospect Street, Harris Park.
    In 1895 Emily was married to John Holland and bore him a son, Dudley Holland. However, she survived only until 1900, when she died at the age of forty-eight. Dudley lived to serve in two World Wars.
    Young Samuel Everett Staines became a ship's engineer, voyaging overseas. He married a Tenterfield nurse called "Trish" in 1905, and they had a daughter Coral. Later they travelled to America, where it seem they settled permanently.
    "
  • On 1 April 1884,her husband, Samuel Staines died in Granville, New South Wales, Australia, at age 37. He died at the home of his father-in-law James Staff.
    After the death of Samuel senior (who died about one month after the birth of Samuel Everett) Emily returned to live with her mother in Sydney. She married John Holland on 13 February 1895.
  • On 1 May 1889 George Towner wrote in his dairy:- "Wednesday.......went to Parramatta again to see Grandmother. Stayed with her until the afternoon, then went to Graville to Mrs James Staff's place. was made very welcome. Went to Paramatta with Mrs Staines and her two sisters to the Lodge. Stayed at Staff's all night and had a pleasant time of it..
  • On 2 May 1889 he wrote:- "Thursday .... went with Mrs Staines and Bertha to Parramatta to have a look around. Went in the new Wesleyan Church, also the Church of England, and the to the RC church and heard Bishop Moran install a Priest to the Charge of Parramatta. Got back to Staff's to dinner when I started to walk to Auburn to Will's. Got there - no one home. Saw Ruth and then took the train to Sydney."
  • At the age of 42 years, 10 months and 19 days, Emily Staff married John Holland on 13 February 1895 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Emily Staff died on 22 November 1900 in Newtown, New South Wales, at age 48.

Child of Emily Staff and Samuel Staines

Child of Emily Staff and John Holland

Emma Maria Staff

F, b. 26 January 1863, d. 25 April 1940
  • Emma Maria Staff was born on 26 January 1863 in Windsor, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • Emma Maria Staff died on 25 April 1940 at age 77.

Emma Maria Staff

F, b. 24 April 1835, d. 15 February 1856
  • Emma Maria Staff was born on 24 April 1835 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • Emma Maria Staff died on 15 February 1856 in Sydney, New South Wales, at age 20.

Emmeline Leigh Staff

F, b. 20 June 1829, d. 1829
  • Emmeline Leigh Staff was born on 20 June 1829 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • Emmeline Leigh Staff died in 1829 in Sydney, New South Wales.

Grace Staff

F, b. 1864, d. 1865
  • Grace Staff was born in 1864 in Windsor. Twin to Ann.
  • She was the daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • Grace Staff died in 1865 in Windsor, New South Wales.

Harriet Amelia Staff

F, b. 14 April 1837, d. 16 July 1866
  • Harriet Amelia Staff was born on 14 April 1837 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • Harriet Amelia Staff died on 16 July 1866 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 29.

Hedley Ernest Staff

M, b. 15 February 1874, d. 1950
  • Hedley Ernest Staff was born on 15 February 1874 in Windsor, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • Hedley Ernest Staff died in 1950.

Isaac Staff

M, b. 15 June 1839, d. 20 June 1869
  • Isaac Staff was born on 15 June 1839 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • At the age of 28 years, Isaac Staff married Sophia Dove in 1868 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Isaac Staff died on 20 June 1869 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 30.

Isabella Sophia Staff

F, b. 22 April 1848, d. 22 February 1925
  • Isabella Sophia Staff was also known as Bella.
  • She was born on 22 April 1848.
  • She was the daughter of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 24 days, Isabella Sophia Staff married Joseph Luke on 15 August 1870 in New South Wales.
  • Isabella Sophia Staff died on 22 February 1925 in New South Wales at age 76.

James Samuel Staff

M, b. 1 October 1825, d. 1 October 1893
  • James Samuel Staff was born on 1 October 1825 in Parramatta, Sydney.
  • He was the son of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • At the age of 21 years, 4 months and 10 days, James Samuel Staff married Mary Ann Chaplin on 11 February 1847 in Prospect, New South Wales.
  • James Samuel Staff died on 1 October 1893 in Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 68.

Children of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin

John Staff

M, b. 27 March 1845, d. 1845
  • John Staff was born on 27 March 1845 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • John Staff died in 1845 in Sydney, New South Wales.

John Brightman Staff

M, b. 28 April 1846, d. 22 July 1865
  • John Brightman Staff was born on 28 April 1846 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • John Brightman Staff died on 22 July 1865 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 19.

John Foreman Staff

M, b. 25 February 1802, d. 8 August 1876
  • John Foreman Staff was born on 25 February 1802 in Norfolk, England.
  • He was the son of Susanna Foreman.
  • John Foreman came to Australia with his uncle, Captain John Foreman who made periodic visits to Australia.
  • John Foreman Staff immigrated to England in 1823.
  • At the age of 22 years, 6 months and 7 days, John Foreman Staff married Mary Sandle on 1 September 1824 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • John Foreman Staff died on 8 August 1876 at age 74.

Children of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle

Lucy Annie Staff

F, b. 1832, d. 2 May 1861
  • Lucy Annie Staff was born in 1832.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • At the age of 26 years, Lucy Annie Staff married Frederic White in 1858 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Lucy Annie Staff died on 2 May 1861 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales.

Children of Lucy Annie Staff and Frederic White

Lucy Elizabeth Staff

F, b. 12 May 1827, d. 1828
  • Lucy Elizabeth Staff was born on 12 May 1827 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • Lucy Elizabeth Staff died in 1828 in New South Wales.

Priscilla Griffiths Staff

F, b. 3 June 1843, d. 14 January 1869
  • Priscilla Griffiths Staff was born on 3 June 1843 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • At the age of 23 years, Priscilla Griffiths Staff married Alfred Humphrey in 1867 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Priscilla Griffiths Staff died on 14 January 1869 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 25.

Child of Priscilla Griffiths Staff and Alfred Humphrey

Susanna Sarah Staff

F, b. 28 April 1848, d. 28 July 1878
  • Susanna Sarah Staff was born on 28 April 1848 in Sydney, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • At the age of 26 years, Susanna Sarah Staff married Robert Henry De Low in 1875 in Waterloo, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • Susanna Sarah Staff died on 28 July 1878 in Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales, at age 30.

Child of Susanna Sarah Staff and Robert Henry De Low

Sydney Nelson Staff

M, b. 17 June 1867, d. 5 April 1941
  • Sydney Nelson Staff was born on 17 June 1867 in Windsor, Sydney, New South Wales.
  • He was the son of James Samuel Staff and Mary Ann Chaplin.
  • Sydney Nelson Staff died on 5 April 1941 at age 73.

Alice B Staines

F, b. 4 November 1888, d. 11 June 1946
  • Alice B Staines was born on 4 November 1888 in The Lagoon, Canowindra, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • The following article appeared in the Canowindra Star and Eugowra News on 8 May 1906. "Canowintma, May 14, 1906.
    (Before H. BYRNES, P.M.)
    SMALL DEBTS.
    Charles Banwell v. John Joseph Small.
    —Claim £8 board and residence of Alice Stains.
    Mr. Banwell conducted his own case, whilst Mr. F. B. Cummins appeared for the defendant. Charles Banwell deposed that the claim was for the board and lodgings of one Alice Stains for 8 weeks at £1 per week, he had seen Mrs Stains, the mother of Alice Stains, and she had said she would make Small pay the amount; Small had promised to pay, he had went to plaintiff and said he would pay all expenses in connection with the child; he made a distinct promise to pay before other witnesses.
    To Mr. Cummins: The promise was made on November 7th; defendant did not mention anything about the mother: he said he would pay for the girl; this would he about a fortnight before the girl left.
    Senior-Constable Fletcher deposed: He knew both plaintiff and defendant; he had been subpoenaed to produce papers filed in connection with a previous case set down for hearing.
    Mr. Cummins objected to the papers being produced. The case had never came before the Court, Had been settled, and the papers might contain anything at all. The P.M., after argument, upheld the objection.
    Witness (continuing) said he heard I defendant say he would pay all expenses in connection with the child: he said this before several other witnesses.
    Alice Stains, sen, deposed that her daughter was confined at the house of Charles Banwell; did not see defendant at any time; heard defendant say he I would pay all expenses on the child: had taken out a summons against him; this was settled; when the case was settled he said he would pay the board; the case had been settled for £2 2s, which she (witness) had received; all she heard him say was that he would pay all expenses on the child.
    Alice Stains, jun., knew defendant Small ; had charged him with being the father of her illegitimate child :-she was taken to Banwell's to be confined, witness did not hear Small say that he would pay for her board ; she would swear it.
    Mrs. J. Grirnshaw deposed she saw defendant at Banwell's place; he said he would pay all expenses; that he would have nothing owing on the child's head at all; heard nothing in reference to board; he said he would pay all expenses on the child, but he would give her nothing.
    At this stage the Bench non-suited plaintiff."
  • At the age of 18 years, 1 month and 15 days, Alice B Staines married John J C Walters on 19 December 1906 in Canowindra, New South Wales.
  • Alice B Staines died on 11 June 1946 in Canowindra, New South Wales, at age 57.
  • She was buried in Canowindra Cemetery.

Child of Alice B Staines

Alice Ward Staines

F, b. 28 April 1867
  • Alice Ward Staines was baptized on 28 April 1867 in Holy Trinity, Rugby, Warwickshire. Her father's profession was given as a smith. She was baptised at the same time as her sister Lizzie.
  • She was the daughter of John Staines and Ann Morson.
  • Alice Ward Staines's birth was registered in the Rugby, Leicestershire Registration District in the June 1867 Quarter.
  • At the time of the 2 April 1871 census Alice Ward Staines was living in the household of John Staines and Ann Morson in Rugby, Warwickshire. John was the the 44 year old head of the household born North Kilworth, living with his wife Ann, 45 born Stretton-on-Fosse; and children Frederick 15 born Birmingham; Lizzie 10, born New Bilton; Alice 4 born Rugby. Also present in the house were four lodgers.
  • At the time of the 3 April 1881 census Alice Ward Staines was living in the household of Sarah Ann Staines and Timothy Sullivan in 20 Union Street, Middlesex, London. Timothy was shown as a 31 year old tailor, born Cork Ireland, living with his wife Sarah Ann 23, born Birmingham, and children Arthur 1 born Marylebone, and Amelia 5 days born Marylebone. Sarah Ann's mother Ann aged 52, married, a cook born Stretton and her sister Alice 15 born Rugby were also present in the household.

Amelia Staines

F, b. December 1850
  • Amelia Staines was born in December 1850 in Stretton-on-Foss, Warwickshire.
  • She was the daughter of John Staines and Ann Morson.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census Amelia Staines was living in the household of John Staines and Ann Morson in Stretton-on-Foss, Warwickshire. John is shown as a 23 year old blacksmith born North Kilworth, living with his father-in-law William Morson and wife Sarah, with his wife Ann 25 born Stretton-on-Foss, and his daughter Amelia aged 4 months also born Stretton-on- Foss.

Ann Staines

F, b. 1851, d. 30 May 1866
  • Ann Staines was born in 1851 in Bathurst, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Christiana Catharine Krieg.
  • Ann Staines died on 30 May 1866 in Brandon, Lachlan River, New South Wales. She was 15 years old.

Anne Staines

F, b. 20 March 1818
  • Anne Staines was baptized on 20 March 1818 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Sarah Davis.

Annie Amelia Staines

F, b. 1904, d. 1985
  • Annie Amelia Staines was born in 1904 in Cargo, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • At the age of 20 years, Annie Amelia Staines married John W Forrest in 1924 in Canowindra, New South Wales.
  • Annie Amelia Staines died in 1985 in New South Wales.

Annie Maria Staines

F, b. December 1855
  • Annie Maria Staines was born in December 1855 in Withybrook, Warwickshire.
  • She was the daughter of Timothy Staines and Elizabeth Lewis.
  • At the time of the 7 April 1861 census Annie Maria Staines was living in the household of Timothy Staines and Elizabeth Lewis in Monks Kirby, Leicestershire. Timothy is shown as a 36 year old born North Kilworth. He was a blacksmith master, with two men and one apprentice, living with his wife Elizabeth 37, born in Husbands Bosworth. Their children Elizabeth A, 13 born Withybrook, Warwickshire; Annie M 5, also born Withybrook, Warwickshire; and Rebecca M, aged 4, born Stretton under Floss were also in the premises. An apprentice, 14 year old Ezeakel Jackson, born Shilton, Warwickshire and an 18 year old blacksmith Thomas Smith born Thurmaston Leicestershire were lodging with them.
  • Her marriage, at 27 years, to Arthur Smith was registered in the December 1882 Quarter in the Pancras, London Registration District.

Caroline Staines

F, b. 1853
  • Caroline Staines was born in 1853. She was born aboard the SS Herefordshire enroute to New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of William Staines and Caroline Elizabeth Sheppherd.
  • Caroline Staines was baptized on 15 January 1854 in Parramatta, Sydney.