Thank you very much for posting more details of the Grimsby branch of the
Jaspers. Again there are some details that were new to me.
<I can do the families of Thomas May STEER's other siblings if you want
them, I am not sure what use they will be to people in Devon though, but if
they are needed for your records then let me know and I will continue with
There are descendents of this family all over the world and I suppose
interest will be dependent upon an individual's wish to record their wider
family. I'd like to continue to develop my own knowledge of this family, so
please keep up the good work.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Topham" <ken.topham(a)ntlworld.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 30, 2005 8:28 PM
Subject: [STEER] Sibling Famlies of Thomas May Steer
I do not have more on Thomas May Steer's children, but I have families of
his siblings, which you may already have from Terry.
1st Generation Children of William Steer & Janett Hamlin
2nd Generation Elizabeth Decent Steer born 11/2/1847 at Newmarket Street,
Grimsby married 9/9/1867at St James Church Grimsby, to Thomas Higgins born
1845 at Catham, Kent, died 23/8/1908 at Harrington Street, Cleethorpes,
3rd Generation Thomas Higgins born 1870 died 14/6/1936 buried 16/6/1936 at
Scartho Road Cemetery Grimsby. Married 15/7/1893 at St John's Church New
Clee, to Margaret Mitchell born 1871 in Whitby, Yorkshire d/o John and
Mitchel born in 1841 and 1839 both in Scotland.
4th Generation Walter Higgins born 1895, Thomas William Higgins born 1897,
Elizabeth Higgins born 1899 Mable F Higgins born 1901.
3rd Generation Samuel Richard Higgins s/o Elizabeth Decent Steer and
Higgins, born 5/3/1874 baptised 3/4/1874, at St John's New Clee married to
Emily Salmon born 1871 died 10/11/1950, at Barcroft Street, Cleethorpes,
buried 13/11/1950, at Cleethorpes Cemetery d/o Cardine Salmon, born 1844
Lambeth, Surrey. Their children
4th Generation Cara Emily Eugene Higgins born 4/6/1898, out of Wedlock in
Grimsby, died 126 Barcroft Street, Cleethorpes. Jessie Irene Higgins born
April 1900, at Cleethorpes, died 17/9/1900, at 36 Montague Street,
Cleethorpes, buried 20/9/1900 at Cleethorpes Cemetery.
3rd Generation Edith Elizabeth Higgins d/o Elizabeth Decent Steer & Thomas
Higgins, born 1876, baptised 5/5/1876, at St John's Church, New Clee,
Margaret E Higgins born 1877, Clara Jeannette Higgins born 1878 in
baptised 25/8/1878, Beatrice May Higgins born in May 1881 In Grimsby,
baptised 20/5/1881 at St John's, Lilly (Lillian) Ethel Higgins born 1881
Grimsby, baptised 29/5/1882 at St John's, died 18/5/1951, buried 21/4/1951
at Scartho Road Cemetery, Grimsby. Mable Florence Higgins born 1885
15/9/1885 at St John's, married Robert Dring 7/9/1908, at St James Church,
Grimsby, Jennie E Higgins born 1887, Charles Henry Higgins born 1889
Grimsby, baptised on the 21/4/1889, at St John's, died 12/9/1947 at
Avenue, Cleethorpes, buried 15/9/1947 at Cleethorpes Cemetery.
I can do the families of Thomas May Steer's other siblings if you want
I am not sure what use they will be to people in Devon though, but if they
are needed for your records then let me know, and I will continue with
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