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Thanks for the burial details of Thomas in Swansea. I'll file them away for
Just wondered if this family who were all baptised in Kingston Upon Thames,
Surrey at about the right time might be of interest. Thomas Frederick's
baptismal date of 18.4.1821 would tie in with the birth date he gave the
Metropolitan Police of 20.12.1820.
Parents were Frank STEER and Mary Ann
Eliza Sarah STEER 19.6. 1808
Henry STEER 10.6. 1810
Emma STEER 13.12. 1812
Mary Ann STEER 6.1. 1819
Thomas Frederick STEER 18.4. 1821
Frances STEER 6.1. 1823
Mary Jane STEER 24.2. 1825
Frank STEER 2.11. 1828
There are only three Steer entries at this site: I'm not at all sure wnat a
Spammer is, but it sounds dietary. Mike.
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Hope someone finds these useful. There are still a few more to come for
DATE GROOM DETAILS BRIDE DETAILS PLACE
FATHER FATHER NOTES
13.5. 1746 Spencer STIERS Ann GELDART Huyton by Roby, Lancashire
30.9. 1877 Joseph STEER Aged 37 Mary WILSON Aged 31 Liverpool Edge Hill, St
92 John STEER Edward WILSON
26.11. 1816 Richard STEER Ann BURNS Liverpool, Holy Trinity
25.12. 1840 Johann STEER Martha DAVIES Liverpool, St Anne
92 Johann STEER Richard DAVIES
8.12. 1795 Spencer STEERS Margaret DALTERA Liverpool, St George
4.10. 1890 Walter STYER Aged 34 Annie COCKBURN Aged 38 Liverpool, St Luke
92 Arthur Simeon STYER George COCKBURN
15.10. 1771 Thomas GOLIGHLY Ann STEERS Liverpool, St Peter Church Street
9.4. 1798 Edward COSSENS Sarah STEERS Liverpool, St Peter Church Street
2.2. 1836 William STEER Elisabeth GRAYSON Liverpool, St Thomas
23.12. 1899 Edwin BRADSHAW Aged 22 Alice STEER Aged 21 Habergham Eaves,
92 John BRADSHAW James STEER
2.11. 1892 Albert GRIPPER Florence Helena STEARS Ireland civil
92 Joseph GRIPPER ?
2.8. 1805 Thomas CAMMRON Elizabeth STEARE Newcastle Upon Tyne, All Saints
After LDS Vital Records Index British Isles.
I believe that there may be a problem with either Rootsweb, or some ISP's,
as a few postings are going missing. This is affecting email addresses @
'xtra.co.nz', and 'shaw.ca', and perhaps some others. I am led to believe
that some ISP's are classing Rootsweb as Spam.
To date, no answers have been forth coming and thus no obvious solutions. I
will try and keep you posted as to progress, but if anyone believes that
they may have missed a message a visit to the archives may be useful - they
can be found at http://lists.rootsweb.com/index/surname/s/steer.html
I've seen/received queries about three STEER families who were all in
Pennsylvania around 1800. Can anyone expand on this and/or provide any
1. Thomas STEER married Phoeby in Pennsylvania. His son James M. STEER was
born l July l8l5 Union township, Unionville Centre County, Pennsylvania and
married Mary Magdalena WOLESLAGLE.
James H. STEER (STERE) born Aug 10, l853 Unionville Centre Co married Evelyn
Effie FLICK (FLECK) b Dec l862.
2. Thomas STEER (born 1780) and his wife Phoebe, Walker Township, Centre
County, Pennsylvania who had a son, Thomas (junior) born in 1818 around
Unionville, Centre County, Pennsylvania. He was one of 9 children including
He was the son of Joseph STEER (1736-1813) whose granddaughter Adella
SPANGLER wrote several volumes about the family and area.
I am assuming that these two are linked.
3. Barnet (Berhard) STEER/STAIRS the son of Jacob B. STEER who had a brother
Conrad and a sister Catherine lived in Donegal/Western Pa until at least
1805 when he was a member of Greensburg Lutheran church. He would have been
born around 1770.
Married to a Christena? had a daughter Maria in 1791, second wife Anna
Elizabeth had a daughter Catharine 1795, Margaretha -1797, Sabina - 1799,
John George -1803 and John George - 1805.
They were from Westmorland County PA at one point and at another were
members of the Good Hope Lutheran Church in Indianhead, PA.
Barnet was only found in one census, 1790 in Donegal Township.
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Whoops! Sorry Great Grand Aunt, I ment to write your proper name - Dinah Tuckerman. You know what these computers are, they can't spell for tofie ;-)
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I'm looking for connections to Elizabeth Cole, daughter of George Cole and Dorothy Tuckeerman.
Jack: I see that the 72 Regiment (British Army) in 1881 was 1st Bn. Seaforth
Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's)
1786 72nd Regiment of Foot
1800 absorbed some volunteers from 2nd Bn, Caithness Fencibles
1823 72nd (or Duke of Albany's Own Highlanders) Regiment of Foot
1881.07.01 united with 78th (Highlanders) Regiment of Foot (or The
Ross-shire Buffs), to become 1st Bn, Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs)
The Canadian Army also has/had a Seaforth Highlander Regiment, the 72 Foot.
1910 72nd Highlanders of Canada
1912 72nd Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
1912 72nd Regiment Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
1920 The Seaforth Highlanders of Canada
I see the US Army had a number of 72 Regiments as well as numbered Militia
72 Virginia Militia
72 Illinois Infantry
72nd Regiment, Indiana Volunteer Infantry,
and a 72 Regiment of "Coloured" Infantry
George's uniform might have been a militia or fencible one. Mike.
> Help please.
> I have been sent a photograph of a George STEER apparently taken about
> He is wearing a dark coloured uniform, with three chevron stripes on his
> upper arm (like a sergeant in the army) and one plus a thin one on his
> arm but in reverse direction. He is wearing a pill box cap with 72 on the
> front. I am told that he may have been born in Gibraltar or Nova Scotia
> that he died on 20.5.1921 in Medfield , Mass. So the uniform could
> conceivably be British, Canadian or American.
> I wondered if anyone had any good web sites of military uniforms to look
> through to try and find out what service and in which country George was
> serving when the photograph was taken.
> Jack Steer
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Several people have asked me about PR transcriptions for Surrey parishes.
Quite fortuitously this note appeared in this week's Genuki News. I think
that there will be STEER entries on each of these new transcriptions.
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I have been sent a photograph of a George STEER apparently taken about 1880.
He is wearing a dark coloured uniform, with three chevron stripes on his
upper arm (like a sergeant in the army) and one plus a thin one on his lower
arm but in reverse direction. He is wearing a pill box cap with 72 on the
front. I am told that he may have been born in Gibraltar or Nova Scotia and
that he died on 20.5.1921 in Medfield , Mass. So the uniform could
conceivably be British, Canadian or American.
I wondered if anyone had any good web sites of military uniforms to look
through to try and find out what service and in which country George was
serving when the photograph was taken.
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This is my reply to Joy, which I thought you might all like to see.
> Dear Joy,
> George, son of William Steer and Agnes, was baptised 14th November 1729 at
> Modbury (this is an entry in a search of the Modbury Parish Register of
> Baptisms 1599-1805 made by the then vicar for my father) He (i.e. George,
> son of William Steer and Agnes) was buried on 21st August 1733 at Aveton
> Gifford (taken from transcription of Parish Registers of Aveton Gifford made
> by Christ Burgoyne where it is clearly stated "George Steer, son of William
> and Agnes")
>> Did you get this from the parish register?
> **** See above - yes !!
> Does that family connect with Sarah?
> ***** Do you mean Sarah Sture (nee Foale) or her eldest children Sarah
> Sture, born 1720 ? In either case, it is possible, but William and Agnes
> Sture are probably a bit younger than George and Sarah Sture, but only by
> maybe 5 or 7 years. Willam could be a younger brother of George perhaps
> (note that George calls his second son William, born 1724, who married Anne
> Grills, who may have been a sister of Agnes Grills). I think we will only
> solve this when we can find out where George Sture of Hendham came from, and
> where this William Sture and Agnes were before Modbury and Aveton Gifford,
> if anywhere.
>> Also, I may have misread the MI in Modbury churchyard and mistook his age as
>> instead of 85.
>> I cannot remember how clear it was. Again, do you have parish register
> **** I can't immediately find my transcript of the MIs, but I think the
> stone for George Steer was close to or next to Francis Grills Steer, which
> is why I assumed that he was George Steer of Bigbury (father of FGS)
> 1722-1807. I will try an check this. I only have baptism PRs for Modbury
> and haven't got round to the burials. They may clinch this.
>> I expect I have told you previously that George and Agnes (Grills) were my
>> Does that make us 4th cousins?
> ***** Yes, you did tell me about your descent. I can never work out the
> degrees of cousinship, but if you are from Sarah, born 1720, and I from
> George, born 1722), then we are probably first cousins seven times removed
> or something like that. Anyway it is relatively close as these things
> go !!
> Best wishes
Abstract of the 20th January 1732 Will of
James Battishill, Yeoman of Levaton
Mike Brown, Dartmoor Press
To wife Mary £5 + £20 annuity chargeable on tnmts called East & West Levaton. To dau Jane wife of John Steere £1 1s. To dau Mary Battishill annuity of £5 from Veet in Drewsteignton, + £100 when son Thomas reaches 21. To son Thomas tnmt called Veet. To son William tnmt called Mill alias Milland in Drewsteignton, he paying the £20 annuity to wife Mary, + £50 when he reaches 21. To dau Elianor Battishill £5 annuity from East & West Levaton + £100 at age 21. To son Andrew £10 annuity out of East & West Levaton + £100 when 21. To br William Battishill £1 1s. To sis-in-laws Mary wife of William Battishill & Barbara Battishill widow 5s each. To children of late br Andrew Battishill 2s 6d each. To father-in-law James Battishill & his children 2s 6d each. To eldest son James tnmts called East & West Levaton. Appoints wife Mary, br William Battishill, cousin William Battishill, cousin William Ponsford of Burrow, cousin Francis Moore of Levaton, Francis Moore jnr, to be guardians of ch!
ildren during their minorities
RICHARD MALLACK (Mallocke) of Axmouth, Devon (5 m. W of Lyme Regis). Bu. 16 Sept. 1644. Son of William Mallock of Axmouth. Married Joan Younge, dau. of John Yonge and Elizabeth Steere of Colliton. Adminstration of his estate to relict Joan 21 Feb. 1644/5. His brothers-in-law were Humphrey Cockeram, Robert Hill of Taunton, William Hill of Poundsford, William Fry of Yarby and Walter Younge. Humphrey Cockerman may be related to William Cockeram brother-in-law of John Miller. (Ref: Devon Visitations 1623, p. 52, Search Series Vol. 12, p. 15).
WILLIAM FRY Esq. of Yarby, Devon (Yarbery, hamlet of Colyton). B.a. 1590. Bu. I May 1672. Married Mary Yonge, dau. of John Yonge and Alice Steere, of Colliton, Devon (Ref: Devon Visitations 1623, p. 53). Brothers-in-law Walter Yonee. Richard Mallocke, Humphrey Cockerham, Robert Hill of Taunton, and William HILL of Poundsford. (Ref: Search Series Vol. 3, p. 24, Devon Visitation 1620, P. 53). There was a William Fry who married Sarah Hill, sister of William-Hill. This William Fry had four children who came to New England in the 1630's
Award by Mr Rich. Andrews concerning a Watercourse,
in Aveton Gifford
This Indenture To all People to whom this present Writing of Award indented shall come I Richard Andrews of Modbury in the County of Devon Land Surveyor send Greeting. Whereas divers Disputes and Differences have arisen and are still depending between Robert Parsons the Elder of the Parish of Aveton Gifford in the said County Gentleman and James Steere of the Parish of Aveton Gifford aforesaid Gentleman concerning the Use Course and Disposal of a certain Stream of Water commonly called The Mill Leat in the above mentioned Parish of Aveton Gifford, which Stream of Water does at present run through Part of a Tenement called Coombe in the Parish of Aveton Gifford aforesaid belonging to the said Robert Parsons and from thence through Part of a Barton or Farm called Wakeham in the same Parish and from thence into a Tenement at or called Ashford in the same Parish belonging to the said James Steere, which Disputes and Differences the said Parties have agreed to refer to the Award !
Judgement and Determination of me the said Richard Andrews being an Arbitrator indifferently chosen by and between the said Parties to award arbitrate judge and determine concerning the same and concerning the future Use Course and Disposal of the said Stream of Water, And also to settle adjust and determine the expences of the Award so to be made by me and a Duplicate thereof, and also the Expences of the Attendance of myself and of all Witnesses who should be produced before me by the said Parties respectively for Examination in and concerning the Premises and of all Meetings for that Purpose and all other Expences incident to or attending the said intended Determination and Arbitration, and to arbitrate award and determine whether by both or by which of the said Parties his Executors or Administrators and when where and in what manner such Expences shall be paid And Whereas the said Robert Parsons and James Steere have bound themselves each to the other in the penal sum o!
f Five hundred Pounds of lawful Money of Great Britain by their several Bonds or Obligations bearing Date the Twenty fourth Day of January now last past with Conditions thereunder written (after reciting as is or to the Effect hereinbefore recited) for the said Parties respectively and their respective Heirs Executors and Administrators to stand to obey abide observe perform fulfil and keep the Award Order Arbitrament final End and Determination of me the said Richard Andrews of in and concerning the thereinbefore mentioned Matters in difference and the future Use Course and Disposal of the said Stream of Water and also concerning such Expences as aforesaid and all and singular the thereinbefore mentioned Premises, So as such Award were made in writing and ready to be delivered to the said Parties in Difference on or before the Twenty fifth Day of March then next ensuing; As by the said Obligations and Conditions thereof it doth and may appear;
Now Know Ye That I the said Richard Andrews , taking upon myself the Charge and Business of the said Award and having viewed the said Lands and the said Stream of Water and deliberately heard examined and considered the Allegations Proofs and Evidences of both the said Parties, Do make and publish this my Award Order Arbitrament final End and Determination between the said Parties of and concerning the Premises in manner following, to wit; First I award order and determine that a firm and durable wear or Dam shall within one Calendar Month from the date hereof be built and erected across the said Stream of Water in a certain Meadow commonly called the Strowl Meadow belonging to the said Tenement called Coombe, as near as conveniently may be to the Place where the said Stream of Water enters the said Meadow from a certain Tenement called Stockdon, And that in the said Wear or Dam there shall be fixed two substantial flat Stones standing upright, in each of which Stones there !
shall be cut a Notch or Aperture Eighteen Inches in width and Twelve Inches in Depth and open at the Top, the Sides of which Apertures shall be perpendicular and the Bottoms thereof horizontal, and both at the same level as near as conveniently may be, and the upper Parts of the said Stones to be also made horizontal and both at the same Level as near as conveniently may be, so that the Quantities of Water which shall pass through both the said Apertures or which the same shall be capable of discharging shall be as nearly equal as conveniently may be; And that one of the said Apertures shall be so placed as conveniently to let the water running through the same pass on from thence in the natural Channel of the said Stream of Water leading towards the aforesaid lands of the said James Steere, and the other of the said Apertures shall be so placed as conveniently to let the Water running thro' the same pass on from thence in the Channel of the Gutter which hath been heretofore!
used by the said Robert Parsons for carrying Water from the said Stream over or through the said Meadow, or in any other course or for any other Purpose which the said Robert Parsons his Heirs or Assigns shall think proper; and that the said James Steere his Heirs and Assigns shall not molest obstruct or hinder the said Robert Parsons his Heirs or Assigns in the Use Enjoyment or Disposal of the same, he and they doing thereby no Damage or Injury to the Lands of the said James Steere his heirs or Assigns; Nor shall the said Robert Parsons his Heirs or Assigns molest obstruct or hinder the said James Steere his heirs and Assigns in the Use Enjoyment or Disposal of such Part of the said Stream of Water as shall after the erection of the said Wear or Dam and Stones as aforesaid, run from thence in its natural Channel in the manner hereinbefore directed, he and they doing thereby no Damage or injury to the Lands of the said Robert Parsons his Heirs and Assigns.
And I Also award order and determine that the said Wear or Dam and Stones so to be erected as aforesaid shall be erected and for ever hereafter repaired and renewed when and as often as needs shall require by the said Robert Parsons his Heirs and Assigns, and that one half of the Expence of erecting and building the same and also of repairing and renewing the same from Time to Time as aforesaid shall be repaid to him or them by the said James Steere his Heirs or Assigns within fourteen Days next after Demand made and a Bill of the Particulars thereof left with him or them or some or one of them and proper Receipts or other Vouchers produced for the same; Also I award order and determine that in the mean Time and until such Wear and Stones shall be erected and fixed as above mentioned the said Robert Parsons his Heirs and Assigns shall or may by any convenient Ways or Means divert and take a Part of the Stream of Water (not exceeding in Quantity one half thereof) for the purp!
ose of carrying the same over or through the said Meadow or for any other Purpose, has and they permitting the Remainder of the said Stream to run in its natural Course. Provided always that when and at such Time and Times as the said Robert Parsons his Heirs or Assigns shall have no Occasion for the Water so intended to be awarded to him and them as aforesaid or for any part thereof it shall be lawful for him and them to keep back and cause the same or any Part thereof it shall be lawful for him and them to keep back or cause the same or any Part thereof to run in the natural Channel of the said Stream. Also I award and determine that the Expences of this my Award and a Duplicate thereof and other expences incident to or attending this present Determination and Arbitration which have not already been paid by the said Parties (amounting in all to the Sum of thirteen Pounds fifteen Shillings) shall be paid to me or my Executors or Administrators by the said Parties or their r!
espective Executors or Administrators in equal Shares at my Dwelling house in the Town of Modbury aforesaid on or before the thirtieth Day of this instant March. And Lastly I award order and determine that all Actions and Suits (if any) by or between the said parties concerning the Premises so submitted to me as aforesaid previous to the date of the said Bonds shall from henceforth cease and determine, And that no Action or Suit shall hereafter be brought by either of the said Parties his Heirs Executors or Administrators against the other of them his Heirs Executors or Administrators for or on Account of any Matter or Thing in or concerning the same Premises previous to the date of the said Bonds.
In Witness whereof I have to this my Award set my Hand and Seal the fifth Day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ten.
Signed sealed and Delivered by the within named Richard Andrews, as his Award, in presence of us
Mr Parsons to Mr Steere Special Bond of Award
Dated 24th Jan 1810
Know All Men by these Presents, That I, Robert Parsons the elder of the parish of Aveton Gifford in the County of Devon Gentleman, am held and firmly bound unto James Steere of the parish aforesaid Gentleman in Five Hundred Pounds of good and lawful Money of Great Britain to be paid to the said James Steere or his certain Attorney Executors Administrators or Assigns; for which Payment well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these Presents, Sealed with my Seal. Dated the twenty fourth Day of January in the fiftieth year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Ten
Whereas divers Disputes and Differences have arisen and are now depending between the above bounden Robert Parsons and the above named James Steere, concerning the Use Course and Disposal of a certain Stream of Water commonly called The Mill Leat in the above mentioned Parish of Aveton Gifford, which Stream of Water does at present run through Part of a Tenement called Coombe, in the parish aforesaid, belonging to the said Robert Parsons, and from thence through part of a Barton or Farm called Wakeham in the same Parish, and from thence into a Tenement at or called Ashford, in the same Parish, belonging to the said James Steere: which Disputes and Differences the said Parties have agreed to refer to the Award Judgement and Determination of Richard Andrews of Modbury in the County of Devon Land-Surveyor, being an Arbitrator indifferently chosen by and between the said Parties, to award arbitrate judge and determine concerning the same, and concerning the future Use Course and!
Disposal of the said Stream of Water; and also to settle adjust and determine the expenses of the Award so to be made by him, and a Duplicate thereof, and also the Expenses of the Attendance of himself and of all witnesses who shall be produced before him by the said Parties respectively for Examination in and concerning the Premises, and of all Meetings for that Purpose, and all other Expenses incident to or attending the said intended Determination and Arbitration; and to arbitrate award and determine whether by both or by which of the said Parties, his Executors or Administrators, and when where and in what manner, such Expenses shall be paid; Now The Condition of the above written Obligation is such, That if the above bounden Robert Parsons his Heirs Executors and Administrators do and shall, for and on his and their Parts and Behalfs, in all things well and truly stand to, obey, abide, observe, perform, fulfil and keep the Award, Order, Arbitrament, final End and Deter!
mination of the said Richard Andrews of in and concerning the before mentioned Matters in difference; and the future Use Course and Disposal of the said Stream of Water, and also concerning such Expenses as aforesaid, and all and singular the hereinbefore mentioned Premises; So as such Award be made in Writing, and ready to be delivered to the said Parties in Difference on or before the twenty fifth day of March now next ensuing; then the above written Obligation to be void and of no Effect, or else to remain in full Force and Virtue
SEALED and Delivered (being first
duly examined) in the Presence of
R W Fox
There is also a will listed in the British Record Society volume
Acts and Administrations PCC 1581-1595 for
STARRE, Robert, Culliton, Devon, 1588 (Folio 60)
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Is anyone interested in this couple who married in Dartmouth St Savior on
They had three children baptised in Dartmouth St Savior.
7.8. 1808 James STEER.
24.2. 1811 Elizabeth Parker STEER.
17.12. 1812 Mary STEER.
I think I've found where they disappeared to.
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The workhouse master in 1847-8 at the Headington Poor Law Union was William
STEER. No other information.
There's a very good site for workhouses and the poor law at
Another William STEER (aged 31) was charged with uttering counterfeit coin
and brought before the Cornwall County session on 27.6.1837, but no
prosecution was forthcoming and he would have been discharged by the court.