Rev William Steer

(4 May 1710 - before 29 December 1768)
     Rev William Steer was christened on 4 May 1710 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Rev William Steer and Ann Banks.
     William matriculated at St John's College, Cambridge University, in 1729. He was admitted sizar (19) at St John's 30 June 1729. School - Sedbergh. Matric 1729, B.A. 1732-3. William was a clergyman at Yorkshire, between 1734 and 1768. Deacon Sep 1734. Vicar of Wath & Swinton. (F.M.G. 818, where is said to have died unmarried). Curate of Swinton 1745, Of Wath, of Swinton 1760. William was the Rector at Whiston, Yorkshire, from 1738 to 1745. Mr Wilson had a copy of verses written upon Mr Pertak's wife who after his death kept an alehouse & cryed his breeches to be shot for, by Mr Wm Steer jr., rector of Whiston when he was out of the way.
     William was registered at Wath upon Dearne, on the 1741 electoral roll. The 1741 poll for Yorkshire lists William Steer at Wath who voted for C Turner in respect of property in Swinton. William was curate at Swinton, Yorkshire, in June 1743.
     Rev William Steer made a will dated 1 May 1756 in Wath upon Dearne. I William Steer of Wath in Yks ... I give and devise unto my brother Robert Steer all my lands and tenements real estate ... in Darnall and the parish of Sheffield... my gown and cassock and my library of books and all my sermons pamphlets and book cases Also I give unto my brother Charles Steer or his executors all sums of money which they shall owe ... divided between my four own sisters Ann Jane Elizabeth or Betty and Mary provided they all survived ... my said brother Charles Steer to be executor ... Signed Wm Steer.
     William died before 29 December 1768 in Wath upon Dearne, Yorkshire. The SoG pedigree states that he died unmarried in 1771. He was buried on 29 December 1768 or 1769 in Wath upon Dearne.

Ann Steer

(before 30 March 1715 - )
     Ann Steer was born before 30 March 1715 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was christened between 30 November 1715 and March 1715 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Rev William Steer and Ann Banks.
     Ann Steer married Rev Edmund Beatson on 28 April 1755 in York, Yorkshire.
     Ann Steer was mentioned in the will of Robert Steer dated 8 August 1771.

Rev Edmund Beatson

(circa 1730? - )
     Rev Edmund Beatson was born circa 1730? In Yorkshire, England.
     Rev Edmund Beatson married Ann Steer, daughter of Rev William Steer and Ann Banks, on 28 April 1755 in York, Yorkshire. Edmund was the Vicar at Ilkley, Yorkshire.