daughter Steer

(circa 1753 - )
     Daughter Steer married Unknown Deane. Daughter Steer was born circa 1753. She was the daughter of William Steer and Ann Rastall.

Jane Steer

(circa 1752 - )
     Jane Steer was born circa 1752. She was the daughter of William Steer and Ann Rastall.
     Jane Steer married Thomas Hunt on 6 June 1783 in St Mary the Virgin, Aldermanbury, London. Thomas Hunt of St Peter in the Town & County of Nottingham, bach. & Jane Steer, minor of this par. L. by W Rastall, Minister. Witn: Wm. Steer. W. Dickinson Rastall, Benj. Cole, William Andrews.

Benjamin Steer

(18 April 1694 - 3 January 1746/47)
     Benjamin Steer was christened on 18 April 1694 in Attercliffe, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was christened on 18 April 1694 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was the son of William Steer and Sarah Ludlam.
Benjamin Steer was apprenticed to Joseph Steer on 15 February 1714 in Sheffield, Yorkshire. Joseph Steer of Sheffield mercer & draper; Ben, son of William Steer of Darnall, Nov 19. He paid the indenture tax on Wm Swift 31 Mar 1712.
     Benjamin Steer married Alice Walker in 1717 in Yorkshire. Benjamin was a mercer in Sheffield, Yorkshire.
     In William Steer's will dated 27 August 1725 in Darnall, Sheffield, Benjamin Steer was named as heir; In the name of God Amen, I William Steer of Darnall in the parish of Sheffield and county of York, chapman, do make this my last will and testament in manner and form following ... all my estates both real and personal with the payment of my just debts, legacies and funeral expenses
All my messuages lands and tenements whatsoever lying in the several parishes of Sheffield Rotherham Aston and Hansworth als Handsworth in the county of York I give and bequeath unto my loving wife Sarah Steer for and during the term of her natural life if she continues a widow in my name I also give and bequeath unto my loving wife all my ready money and all my mortgage bonds in bills and other securities whatsoever and all my personal estate whatsoever if she continues a widow in my .... but if she marries then I will that my several children hereafter mentioned to whom I devise the several parts of my real estate shall immediately after her marriage enter upon the several shares and parts of my real estate to them hereby devised and receive and take the rents and profits of the same to their own use and benefit And I also will if my said wife shall marry she shall be accountable to my children for all my personal estate that she shall have possessed herself of and after her marriage I give and devise all my personal estate whatsoever to my eight children
William George Joseph John Benjamin Charles Elizabeth the wife of Edmund Swift of Darnall and Ann the wife of William Binks of Darnall to be equally divided among them
And whereas in 1706 I purchased of the most noble Thomas Duke of Norfolk the first and next presentation and nomination and free disposition to the rectory of parochial church of Hansworth als Handsworth when the same should first and next happen to be vacant now I do herby give and devise the same to unto my said loving wife upon this trust and consideration that she present my son Charles to the same when it shall happen to be vacant or if my son Charles should die before the
said rectory happens to be vacant then that she present to the same when it shall happen to be vacant my grandson William Steer son of my eldest son William Steer of Ecclesfield in the county of York, clerk, or such one of my grandchildren are at that time when a vacancy shall happen shall be capable of taking the said presentation but I give my said loving wife full power and authority with the consent of my son Charles to dispose of the said dispensation in what manner my said son Charles and she shall think fit for his benefit and advantage.
I give to my said eight children five pounds a piece to buy them mourning my dwelling house at Darnall together with the orchard and croft thereunto belonging... and the close called the Lock Close lying at Darnall afsd and a piece of land abutting upon the place called .... in Darnall afsd containing 34 yards thereabouts in length and about 14 yards in breadth now in the occupation of Benjamin Hoyland I give and devise and bequeath after the death or second marriage of my wife unto my eldest son William Steer afsd his heirs and assigns for ever and also all my lands called the Falcons or Falconers Wood lying the parish of Aston afsd now held ... for 10 years by John Brinsworth of Staley als Stavely in the county of Derby, butcher I give .. to my said son William his heirs and assigns for ever the close called the Wear Close lying in the parish of Aston afsd near the said lands called the Falconers containing 5 acres
I give ... to my son Joseph Steer of Sheffield, mercer, 200 pounds the close called the Mill Close containing 3 acres and the close called Chappel Bank containing one acre in Aston afsd
And also all those six closes called the Strattens? in Handsworth ... 18 acres to my son Charles Steer of Bradfield, Yks, clerk ...
my son John shall have receive and take to his own use the profits of the coal pits that are now wrought in the closes called High Hassells in Rotherham and shall have full liberty to sink pits and get coal in any part of the closes called High Haswell and shall have free leave for passage of Horses and carriages to the same thought the farm called Savage Bushes lying in the parish of Handsworth afsd ... and those five closes called High Hassell lying in the parish of Rotherham and the farm called Savage Bushes in the parish of Handsworth which I hold in lease from Thomas Duke of Norfolk
I give to my daughter Ann wife of William Binks of Darnall the dwelling house at Darnall he now lives in for and during the term of her natural life and after her decease I give and devise the same to Steer Binks son of the said William and Ann Binks his heirs and assigns for ever ... but I will that during his minority the rents received by his father William Binks to him the said William Binks own use and benefit ...
I desire my son William Steer to be aiding and assisting to his mother in the performing of this my will ... to be kind to such of my children as have had the least portion from me in my lifetime and of this my last will and testament ... my said wife my sole executrix I now put my hand 27 August 1725. William Steer his mark. ... Witnessed by Mary Twigg, Jonathan White, Ro: Chappell.

     Direction to surrender a copyhold estate in Butterthwaite by Joseph Banks to William Jessop to the use of Benjamin Steeer and his heirs. Benjamin was elected town trustee, on 26 May 1737 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.
     Benjamin was registered as Benjamin Stear at Sheffield, on the 1741 electoral roll. He voted for G Fox, esq. at 1741 poll for Yorkshire at Sheffield.
     Benjamin Steer was mentioned in the will of Rev William Steer dated 17 May 1745.
     Benjamin died on 3 January 1746/47 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, aged 52.

Children of Benjamin Steer and Alice Walker