Mary Lister was the second child of Thomas Lister & Ann Pattison christened October 24th, 1814 at Ormesby, Yorks.
Mary married Thomas Stainsby on June 26th, 1839 at the parish church of Ormesby, Yorks. Both Thomas & Mary were of full age & Thomas’ occupation was given as a stone mason living at Pickering. Witnesses at the wedding were William Marley & John Lowther. Thomas was the second known child of Thomas Stainsby & Elizabeth Sonley born October 17th, 1810, christened November 18th, 1810 at Kirkby Moorside, Yorks.
Marriage certificate for Thomas Stainsby & Mary Lister
In 1841 Mary & Thomas were living at the Rising Sun Inn, Linthorpe with their 1 year old son John. Thomas was a brick layer & also listed at the same address was Ann Lister (20), Mary’s sister, a servant.
By 1851 Thomas & Mary were living at Linthorpe, Yorks where Thomas was a brick layer employed on a farm. They had 4 children – John (10), Mary Ann (9), Thomas (7) & Elizabeth (2). They also had a niece visiting, Jane Robinson aged 4, the daughter of Mary’s sister Ann who had married Robert Robinson.
In 1861 they were living at New Linthorpe & at this time Thomas was a publican of the Cleveland Inn as well as a brick layer. At home were children Thomas, an apprentice silversmith, Elizabeth & William (9).
Thomas & Mary (listed as Hamsly in Ancestry.co.uk index) were still living at Linthorpe in 1871 & Thomas was described as a builder. Daughter Elizabeth was still at home, as was William who was also a builder like his father. There is a record in the North Riding Landowners register of 1871 of Thomas Stainsby of Linthorpe owning 3 acres of land at a rental of £41-10shillings.
Thomas died on February 6th, 1878 aged 67, at Linthorpe, Middlesbrough.
In 1881 Mary was living with daughter Elizabeth who was married to Charles Graham, a watchmaker & jeweler. They were living at Linthorpe Rd, Linthorpe & Elizabeth & Charles had a daughter Emily.
There is a death registered for Mary Stainsby aged 72 in April-June 1884 at Middlesbrough.
The children of Thomas Stainsby & Mary Lister were:
sb.6.1 John Stainsby christened
June 28th, 1840 at West Acklam, Yorks
sb.6.2 Mary Ann Stainsby christened April 5th, 1842 at West Acklam, Yorks, died 1859 at Stockton
sb.6.3 Thomas Stainsby christened December 16th, 1843 at West Acklam, Yorks
sb.6.4 Elizabeth Stainsby christened November 17th, 1848 at West Acklam, Yorks, died 1886 at Middlesbrough
sb.6.5 William Stainsby born December 1st, 1851 at Linthorpe, christened January 4th, 1852 at West Acklam, Yorks; buried April 25th, 1923 at St Aidan's cemetery, Grangetown, Co. Durham