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.
  • 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 New South Wales.
  • James Samuel Staff died on 1 October 1893 in Granville, 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 New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • John Staff died in 1845 in 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 New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Foreman Staff and Mary Sandle.
  • John Brightman Staff died on 22 July 1865 in Parramatta, 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 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 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, New South Wales.
  • Lucy Annie Staff died on 2 May 1861 in Parramatta, 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 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 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, New South Wales.
  • Priscilla Griffiths Staff died on 14 January 1869 in Parramatta, 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 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, New South Wales.
  • Susanna Sarah Staff died on 28 July 1878 in Parramatta, 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, 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 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 New South Wales.
  • Alice B Staines died on 11 June 1946 in 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 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 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 Middlesex. 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 New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Christiana Catharine Krieg.
  • Ann Staines died on 30 May 1866 in 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.
  • At the age of 20 years, 8 months and 19 days, Anne Staines married Thomas Maddock on 9 December 1838 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire. She was a minor of North Kilworth, father Thomas Steans, and he full age, father William Claybrook.
  • Anne Staines appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Walcote. Thomas was a 42 year old servant born Clipston Northhampton, Ann 33 born North Kilworth, living with children Thomas 12, Hannah 7, Fanny 6, Catherine 4 and William 6 months - all born Walcote. The surname was spelt Maddox.
  • She appeared on the census of 7 April 1861 in Misterton. Ann, 43, was a married grocers wife, born North Kilworth living with her children Catherine 14, William 10, Anne L 7, Sarah Hannah 5, Elizabeth 3 and Herbert 4m. All the children were born in Walcote. Thomas was not listed.
  • She appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Walcote. Ann was a 53 year old widowed cottager, born Walcote, living with her children Elizabeth 13 and Herbert 10 also born Walcote.
  • She appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in St Mary. Ann was a 63 year old visitor, widowed, born North Kilworth, visiting her daughter Catherine 34 born Walcote, son in law James Russell, 35, a coachman, born Great Easton and their son Ernest aged 2, born Knighton.
  • She appeared on the census of 5 April 1891 in Ashby Parva, Leicestershire. Ann was living alone, a 73 year old widow living in Almshouse.

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 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.
  • 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.

Catherine Staines

F, b. 13 April 1823
  • Catherine Staines was baptized on 13 April 1823 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Sarah Davis.

Catherine Staines

F, b. 8 September 1883, d. 1966
  • Catherine Staines was born on 8 September 1883 in Soldier's Flat, New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • At the age of 37 years, 5 months and 9 days, Catherine Staines married William Thomas B Hill on 17 February 1921 in New South Wales. William was a saddler, partner in Staines and Co of Canowindra, late 47th Battalion.
  • Catherine Staines died in 1966 in New South Wales.
  • She was buried in Canowindra Cemetery.
    Grave of Catherine Hill, nee Staines (1883-1966), Canowindra Cemetery

Cecil Roger Staines

M, b. 13 February 1899, d. 1972
  • Cecil Roger Staines was born on 13 February 1899 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • Cecil Roger Staines was accepted into the AIF He was a 19 year old labourer. The service record does not give a service number or any other details on 7 July 1918 in New South Wales.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at New South Wales.
  • He enlisted in the Military in 1939. . He enlisted in Canowindra. His servcie number was N386176. His next of kin was given as Thomas Staines.
  • Cecil Roger Staines died in 1972 in Liverpool, New South Wales.

Charles Staines

M, b. 11 November 1895
  • Charles Staines was born on 11 November 1895 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of John Carroll Staines and Alice Dawes.
  • At the age of 31 years, 5 months and 12 days, Charles Staines married Adelia Pollard on 23 April 1927 in Queensland.
  • Charles Staines enlisted in the Australian Army on 22 March 1942. . He joined in Brisbane and gave his next of kin as Delia Staines. His service number was Q155488 and was living at Enogerra at the time he enlisted.
  • In 1972,his wife, Adelia Pollard died in Queensland.

Child of Charles Staines and Adelia Pollard

Clara Ellen Staines

F, b. December 1866
  • Clara Ellen Staines was born in December 1866 in Monks Kirby.
  • She was the daughter of Timothy Staines and Elizabeth Lewis.
  • Her marriage, at 22 years and 6 months, to John Lambert was registered in the June 1889 Quarter in the Leicester, Leicestershire Registration District.

Coral Everett Staines

F, b. June 1912, d. 1989
  • Coral Everett Staines's birth was registered in the Wiltshire, an unknown place Registration District in the June 1912 Quarter.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Everett Staines and Thyra (Trish) Atkinson.
  • Coral Everett Staines emigrated with Thyra (Trish) Atkinson and Samuel Everett Staines in August 1915 in Liverpool; Samuel, a shipwright and Thyra both travelled from Liverpool to Montreal with their children. The family was listed as R Staines, 28 T Staines 28, R or K Staines 4, and M Staines aged 3. They travelled on the Missenabie.
  • Coral Everett Staines immigrated in 1923. She sailed from Southhampton with her mother on the "President Arthur" arriving at Ellis Island on 1 Nov 1923. Her address in England was given as Charney Wantage and her manifesto number was 24. Her age on arrival was given as 11 years and 8 months. She was 4' 2'' tall, fair complection, dark hair and hazel eyes. Her birth place was given as Swindon, England. They listed S Everett Staines of 1608 W Lexington Street, Baltimore as their contact.
  • Coral and her family moved to Canada, arriving at the port of Quebec.
  • On 17 February 1927,Coral Everett Staines's mother, Thyra (Trish) Atkinson died in York, Ontario, Canada, at age 39. At the time of her death Samuel was living at 608 Church Street. She suffered from nyclitis compounded by dysentary. She was buried in the Park Lawn cemetery on Feb 19, 1927.
  • Coral Everett Staines died in 1989 in Clay, USA.

David Staines

M, b. 6 November 1905, d. 8 November 1905
  • David Staines was born on 6 November 1905 in New South Wales. The father of Alice's son was John Joseph Small who was later taken to court for failing to pay the Alice's rent to her landlord Charles Banwell.
  • He was the son of Alice B Staines.
  • David Staines died on 8 November 1905 in Cargo, New South Wales.

David Victor Staines

M, b. 12 November 1906
  • David Victor Staines was born on 12 November 1906 in New South Wales.
  • He was the son of Samuel Joseph Staines and Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston.
  • David Victor Staines was enrolled at the Crawford State School in 1918 along with his brother Samuel and sister Dorothea. Their cousin Ruby Staines also commenced school there that year.
  • David was the best man at the wedding of James (Victor) Johnston and Stella Moore on 27 June 1925 in New South Wales; The Camden News reported:- " The marriage was celebrated at the Methodist Church, Camden, on June 27th, by the Rev. A. H. Johnstone, of Stella, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. V. Moore, of Glenmore, Camden, to James Victor, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. David Johnston, of 'Ellenthorpe,' Tenterfield. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of ivory crepe de chine with the customary wreath and veil, and carried a shower bouquet of white sweet peas, Iceland poppies and pale pink carnations. Miss Edna Moore, sister of the bride, acted as bridesmaid, and wore powder blue crepe de chine with black picture hat, and carried a shower bouquet of pale pink sweet peas and pink passion blossom, with pink ribbon streamers. Mr. Dave Staines, of Kingaroy, Queensland, nephew of the bridegroom, acted as best man. The church was beautifully decorated by friends of the bride. Mr. Frank Whiteman presided at the organ. A reception was held in the Methodist School Hall, where the guests were received by the bride's mother, who wore a gown of black figured marocain, and carried a posy of violets and wallflowers veiled with brown tulle. Later the newly wedded pair left for the South Coast, the bride travelling in a costume of grey repp and small black hat. "
  • David Victor Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1928 and 1930 living at Queensland. shown as a grazier.
  • At the age of 23 years, David Victor Staines married Dorothea Beryl Hawker in 1930 in Burwood, New South Wales. They had a total of seven children.
  • David Victor Staines and Dorothea Beryl Hawker appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1937 and 1949 living at Chinchilla District, Queensland. He is shown as a grazier.
  • David Victor Staines began military service on 1 July 1942 in Jandowae. He enlisted in the 7th Battalion Defence Corps. He was living at Jandowae and gave Dorothea Staines as his next of Kin. His service number was Q226372. He was discharged on 21 October 1945 with the rank of Private.
  • He and Dorothea Beryl Hawker appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Darr Creek. David was a grazier and Dorothea carried out home duties. Their daughter , was a jillaroo.
  • On 20 March 1954 The Courier Mail reported that a decree nisi had been granted due to David's adultery.

Desmonde Sylvia Staines

F, b. 31 August 1920, d. 13 December 2008
  • Desmonde Sylvia Staines was born on 31 August 1920.
  • Desmonde Sylvia Staines married Peter John Trapp, son of William Charles Trapp and Mabel Christina Mullaney, circa 1941.
  • Desmonde Sylvia Staines and Peter John Trapp appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Coalbank. Peter was a farm labourer.
  • On 5 December 1987,her husband, Peter John Trapp died at age 71.
  • Desmonde Sylvia Staines died on 13 December 2008 at age 88.
  • She was buried on 17 December 2008 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. CE1-00B-0034.

Dorothea Maude Staines

F, b. 6 August 1910
  • Dorothea Maude Staines was also known as Maudie.
  • She was born on 6 August 1910 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Joseph Staines and Gertrude Florence (Amy) Johnston.
  • Dorothea Maude Staines was enrolled at the Crawford State School in 1918 along with his brothers David Samuel. Their cousin Ruby Staines also commenced school there that year.
  • She and Dr James Egerton (Ege) Cary's were engagement was announced in The Brisbane Courier. It read:- " CARY-STAINES.-The engagement is announced of Dorothea Maude, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Staines, Bellgrove, Kingaroy, Q'sld., to James Egerton Cary, L.D.Q., Kingaroy, third son of Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Cary, Hamilton, Brisbane."
    on 29 December 1928.
  • At the age of 19 years, Dorothea Maude Staines married Dr James Egerton (Ege) Cary in 1930 in Queensland. James was a dentist.
  • Dorothea Maude Staines and Dr James Egerton (Ege) Cary appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Haly Street, Kingaroy. James was a dentist and Maude carried out home duties.
  • On 12 August 1938,Dorothea Maude Staines's daughter, Judith Cary was buried in Queensland. Judith's headstone is beside that of her Grandparents Samuel and Gertrude and reads:- " In Loving Memory of Judith Cary "sweetheart" aged 5 months " - daughter of James Cary and Maude Staines."
  • Dorothea Maude Staines and Dr James Egerton (Ege) Cary appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Coorparoo. James was shown as a dentist and Maude carried out home duties.
  • In February 1948,her husband, Dr James Egerton (Ege) Cary died in Queensland.
  • Dorothea Maude Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Coorparoo.
  • Dorothea Maude Staines married Cyril Fryar Bennett circa 1953.
  • Dorothea Maude Staines and Cyril Fryar Bennett appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Greenslopes. Cyril was a surveyor. Maudes son Ian, a medical student also lived at that address.
  • Dorothea Maude Staines appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1958 and 1980 living at Coorparoo. Her husband Cyril was not registered. Two of her children, both medical students were living with her.
  • In 1962,her husband, Cyril Fryar Bennett died in Queensland.

Children of Dorothea Maude Staines and Dr James Egerton (Ege) Cary

Eliza Mary Staines

F, b. March 1849, d. April 1853
  • Eliza Mary Staines was born in March 1849 in Withybrook.
  • She was the daughter of Timothy Staines and Elizabeth Lewis.
  • Her death was recorded with the Foleshill, Warwickshire Registration District in the April 1853 Quarter.
  • Eliza Mary Staines was buried on 24 April 1853 in Withybrook.

Elizabeth Staines

F, b. 22 January 1815
  • Elizabeth Staines was baptized on 22 January 1815 in North Kilworth, Leicestershire, England.
  • She was the daughter of Thomas Staines and Sarah Davis.