Staley, Andrew

see Poland Street 1 to 9 & 49 to 62 in London Addresses dataset
Andrew Staley ratebooks 6 Poland St from 1795 or before / SunFire 1798 Andrew Staley 6 Poland St gent / Boyle's Court Guide 1798-9 Andrew Staley 6 Poland St / he died 9.10.1813 at Poland St in 86th year (news) bur 15.10.1813 St James age 80 / his will PCC 1813 of Poland St gent mentioned wife Elizabeth, wife's son Andrew Staley, wife's daughter Anne Sainthill Staley, Elizabeth Rowe widow of the late George Rowe senior, surgeon of Cranborne, Dorset, niece Hannah Jones, nephew Benjamin Staley son of late brother Christopher, freeholds 17 Berwick St, 3 Pemberton Row, Gough Sq & 6 Poland St, will dated 17.4.1812 witness W Pearson of 7 Poland St, proved 14.10.1813 / his widow's will PCC 1838 Elizabeth Staley of Poland St, dated 26.2.1819 dau Anne Sainthill Staley now in India, "my pictures by James Northcote", codicil 1822 dau had married Robert Thew captain of Artillery East India Company proved 22.2.1838 late of Versailles. In 1829 SunFire Elizabeth Staley of Paris still insured 6 Poland St, then occupied by Wicwar, bookbinder. The marriage records for Andrew Staley are confusing. On 15.10.1792 at Bermondsey St Mary Magdalen Andrew Staley bach = Elizabeth Davey sp botp by license. On 26.3.1805 at St Pancras Andrew Staley bach = Elizabeth Davey sp botp by banns. And on 15.8.1810 at St Pancras Andrew Staley widower = Elizabeth Mehrer widow botp by banns. Anne Sainthill Staley was bapt 2.12.1792 St James dau of Andrew & Elizabeth, they baptised a son Andrew there in 1794 who was buried there the same year, and baptised another son Andrew there in 1798 who proved his mother's will in 1838. Note the phrasing in Andrew Staley's will, "my wife's son". Elizabeth Rowe, whose relationship to Andrew Staley was not stated in his will, was born Elizabeth Staley and married Daniel Charles Fabian at Holborn on 1.7.1783 bach & sp botp by lic. Fabian was an attorney, his will PCC 1794. Elizabeth Fabian widow of Poland St married George Rowe in 1795 (news) George Rowe = St James 11.7.1795 Elizabeth Fabian by Archbishop's license wits Andrew Staley, William Massey, Cath Davey, Mary Ann Maton, Mary Fanshawe. Elizabeth Rowe could have been Andrew Staley's daughter by a first marriage - and the father of Anne Sainthill Staley could have been Andrew Staley's son whose widow married 2ndly Mehrer and 3rdly her first husband's father, but that is only one way of making sense of these records. Nat Arch HO 32/48/114 includes the name of Andrew Staley in a petition by Messengers for their back pay.