William Staley1

#12900, (July 1874-18 October 1956)
Father*Daniel Staley1 b. Jun 1847, d. 14 May 1919
Mother*Mary Jane Gough1 b. Jun 1851
ChartsThe Goughs of Wrexham, Denbighshire
Birth*JUL 1874 William Staley was born in JUL 1874 at Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, EnglandG.2 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1881 He lived with Mary Jane Gough and Daniel Staley at 80 Tie Street, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, EnglandG, together with Moses Gough, Frances Edith Staley, Daniel Oliver Staley and Mary Jane Staley.1 
Marriage*8 JUN 1895 William Staley married Richardina Jane Vannan on 8 JUN 1895 at Residence, Mrs F Stevens, Port Adelaide, SA, AustraliaG.3 
Name Variation William Staley was also known as William Graeme Staley.3 
Milit-Beg*10 MAY 1916 He began military service on 10 MAY 1916 at Sydney, NSW, AustraliaG.4 
Residence*1930 He and Richardina Jane Vannan lived at Manley, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaG, together with Olive May Staley.5 
Death*18 OCT 1956 William Staley died on 18 OCT 1956 at King's Cross, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaG, aged 82.6 


Richardina Jane Vannan b. 11 Jan 1873, d. 14 Nov 1936
Marriage*8 JUN 1895 He married Richardina Jane Vannan on 8 JUN 1895 at Port Adelaide, SAG.3 
Last Edited11 Apr 2021


  1. [S21] Extracted from the 1881 census.
  2. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Burton upon Trent, Staffs, Jul-Sep 1874, vol 6b 419.
  3. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, marriage , Richie Denie Vannan, father James D Vannan, & William Graeme Staley, Port Adelaide, SA, vol 183, p 963.
  4. [S38] Australian War Memorial .pdf copies of original typed records.
  5. [S60] Aus Elect. Roll, NSW, Warringah, Manley, p 162. at Exeter, Corso.
  6. [S97] Australia BMD Indices, death, Sydney, NSW. burial Eastern suburbs Memorial Park As William Graeme Staley.
  7. [S60] Aus Elect. Roll, extrapolated, NSW, Warringah, Manley, p 162.
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