Frances Steer

(20 March 1759 - 22 May 1784)
     Frances Steer was born on 20 March 1759 in Northampton, Northamptonshire. She was the daughter of William Steer and Ann Rastall. Frances Steer was christened on 15 May 1759 in St Sepulchre, Northampton, Northamptonshire.
     Frances Steer married Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer, son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Popplewell, on 8 January 1780 in Cromwell, Nottinghamshire. Saturday last, was married at Crumwell, Richard Rider Popplewell Steer, Esq., of Sandtoft Grove, Lincolnshire, to Miss Frances Steer, Edmonton, Middlesex .
He may have had a daughter Eiza, whose death was reported in the Leeds Intellligencer 11 Sep 1781: On Monday last died, at Sandtoft Grove, Lincolnshire, Miss Eliza Steer, second daughter of Mr Steer, Aldermanbury, London.
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     Frances died on 22 May 1784 in Belton, Lincolnshire, aged 25. She was buried on 28 May 1784 in Belton. In the north side of the chancel there is a memorial: In the memory of Frances the wife of Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer, of Sandtoft Grove, who departed this life the 22nd day of May, in the 25 year of her age.

Children of Frances Steer and Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer

Hannah Stanser

(29 December 1766 - 18 June 1817)
     Hannah Stanser was christened on 29 December 1766 in St Leodegarius, Old Basford, Nottinghamshire. She was the daughter of Rev Robert Stanser and Sarah Leeson.
     Hannah Stanser and Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer obtained a marriage licence on 21 May 1786 in York. He claimed to be aged 24 and she 20 when they were 29 and 19.
     A marriage settlement between Hannah Stanser and Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was made on 23 May 1786 in Belton. Settlement on marriage of Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer of Sandtoft Grove esq. and Hannah daughter of Robert Stancer of Bullwell co. Notts. clerk (re land in Belton).
     Hannah Stanser married Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer as his second wife, on 24 May 1786 in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire. The witnesses to their marriage were Robert Stanser jr., Cassandra Stanser and George Stanser. The Stamford mercury & the Leeds Intelligencer 30 May 1786 reported: Wednesday, was married Richard Ryder Popplewell Steer, Esq; of Sandtoft-Grove this county, to Miss Hannah Stanser, daughter of the Rev. Mr. Stanser, vicar of Bulwell and Basford, both near Nottingham.      
Hannah Stanser paid Game duty as John Johnson, Sandtoft Grove. between 1791 and 1794 in Lincolnshire. She was widowed on 28 June 1795 on the death of her husband Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer.
     Hannah Stanser married John Johnson as her second husband, on 30 April 1797 in Hatfield, Yorkshire..
     Hannah Stanser was mentioned in the will of Rev Robert Stanser dated 30 May 1808. Hannah Stanser was widowed on 18 June 1808 on the death of her husband John Johnson.
     Hannah died on 18 June 1817 in Warmsworth, Yorkshire, aged 50. We hold her (split) gold ring inscribed Hannah Johnson obt 18 June 1817 a 52, it bears the Ryther (Steer) seal - received from Mrs Marjorie Campbell who had no issue. She was buried on 23 June 1817 in Belton, Lincolnshire.

Children of Hannah Stanser and Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer

John Johnson

(circa 1755 - 18 June 1808)
     John Johnson was born circa 1755 in Crowle, Lincolnshire. Memorials at Crowle church show that he was the son of Thomas Johnson who died 6 March 1796 aged 66.. He was the son of Thomas Johnson.
     John Johnson married an unknown person before 1780. A Mary, wife of John Johnson was buried 14 Oct 1795 at Epworth.
     He was a widower who bought Sandtoft. He was supposed to have a crippled daughter called Eliza.
     Hannah Stanser married secondly John Johnson on 30 April 1797 in Hatfield, Yorkshire.
     John Johnson was named in the militia list taken in November 1797 in Belton, Lincolnshire. John Johnson, gentleman was listed. There were no Rythers, Steers or Popplewells.
     John Johnson was mentioned in a deed dated 1798 in 'Sandtoft Grove', Belton. Mr Johnson of Sandtoft Grove £210, re one moiety of Crowle tithes.
     John Johnson was mentioned in the will of Rev Robert Stanser dated 30 May 1808.
     John died on 18 June 1808 in 'Sandtoft Grove', Belton, Lincolnshire. A memorial in the Crowle church, among many Johnson epitaphs: Sacred to the memory of John Johnson, Esq. late of Sandtoft Grove, who died on the 18th of June A.D. 1808, aged 53 years. He was buried after 18 June 1808 in Crowle, LIN.
     His will was proved in 1808. Johnson, John, Esquire, Sandtoft Grove, Belton.

Child of John Johnson