NameSamuel STANIFORTH
Birthabt 1831, Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Death1909, Totnes, Devon
OccupationMariner, Master Mariner
Spouses
Birth1829, Brixham, Devonshire
Baptism6 Aug 1829, St. Mary’s, Brixham, Devonshire
Death1916, Totnes, Devon
FatherRichard OXFORD (-<1851)
MotherMary (~1801-)
Marriage1859, Totnes, Devon
ChildrenSamuel Henry (1859-1932)
 Sarah Elizabeth (~1866-1918)
 Sidney James (1869-1961)
 Olive Kate (1869-)
 Alice Maud (1873-1964)
Notes for Samuel STANIFORTH
Death year and occupation from Shirley Anderson.

In the 1841 census No. 5 Hurst Cottages, Eastbourne, Sussex.
Henry Staniforth, age 45, coast guard, not born in county.
Alice Staniforth, age 45, not born in county.
Alice Staniforth, age 20, not born in county.
Samuel Staniforth, age 10, born in county. [The head one the family in Cottages 1 to 8 are all coast guard]

In the 1901 census 6 Heath Street, Mile End Old Town, London.
Visitor Samuel Staniforth, married, age 69, mariner, worker, born Eastbourne, Sussex.
He is staying with Robert Brown, also a mariner and Robert’s family.
Notes for Sarah Elizabeth Grace (Spouse 1)
Listed in the IGI christening August 6,1829, Brixham, Devon, father Richard Oxford, mother Mary.

In the 1841 census St. Saviour, Devon.
Mary Oxford, age 40, born in Devon.
Mary Ann Oxford, age 15, dressmaker, born in Devon. S
arah Oxford
, age 13, born in Devon.
Edith Oxford, age 10, born in Devon.

In the April to June 1853 marriage index Sarah Elizabeth Grace Oxford on the same page as John Howe, Totnes, Devon, volume 5b, page 356.

In the January to March 1859 marriage index Sarah Elizabeth Grace Howe is on the same page as Samuel Staniforth, Totnes Devon, volume 5b, page 317.

In the 1861 census above town, St. Saviours parish, Dartmouth, Devon.
Wife Sarah Staniforth, married, age 32, house keeper, born Brixham, Devon.
Son Charles Howe Staniforth, age 7, scholar, born Sussex, Devon.
Son Samuel Staniforth, age 3, scholar, born St. Saviours, Devon.
Visitor Mary Oxford, widow, age 60 seamans widow, born Brixham, Devon.

In the 1871 census 141 Grundy St., St Leonard Bromley, Tower Hamlets, London.
Visitor Samuel Staniforth, married, age 40, officer, mate merchant vessel, born Eastbourne, Sussex.
Visitor Sarah Staniforth, married, age 42, wife, born Dartmouth, Devon.
Visitor, Elizabeth Staniforth, age 5, daughter, born Dartmouth, Devon.
Visitor Olive Staniforth, age 2, daughter, born Dartmouth, Devon.
They are staying with the John Hatton family.

In the 1881 census Ilfracombe civil parish, Devon Barnstable registration district, Ilfracombe at No. 7 Church St..
Sarah Staniforth, head, married, age 50, shopkeeper, born Brixham, Devon.
Daughter Elizabeth Staniforth, age 15, shop assistant, born Dartmouth, Devon.
Son Sidney Staniforth, age 12, born Dartmouth.
Daughter Olive Staniforth age 12, born Dartmouth.
Daughter Alice Staniforth, age 7 born Dartmouth.

In the April to June 1916 death index Sarah G. E. Staniforth, age 86, Totnes district, Devonshire, volume 5b, page 231.
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