Richard Steer

(before 1550 - before 5 October 1610)
     Richard Steer was born before 1550. He was the son of Unknown Steer.
     Richard died before 5 October 1610 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 5 October 1610 in Darley.
     His will was proved in 1611 at Lichfield Diocese.

Children of Richard Steer

Richard Steer

(18 June 1615 - before 12 September 1687?)
     Richard Steer was christened on 18 June 1615 in Darley, Derbyshire. George & Richard, sons of George Steare, 18 June 1615 (23 June 1615 according to published transcript). He was the son of George Steer and Agnes Holliley.
     Richard died before 12 September 1687? In Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 12 September 1687 in Darley.

Richard Steer

(circa 1595? - )
     Richard Steer was born circa 1595?.
     Richard Steer married Elizabeth Taylor on 5 September 1616 in Darley, Derbyshire.
     Richard Steer married secondly Ann Tipping on 17 June 1633 in Darley, Derbyshire. Richard Steer was widowed before 20 January 1640/41 on the death of his wife Ann Tipping.

Child of Richard Steer and Elizabeth Taylor

Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer

(7 July 1756 - 28 June 1795)
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was born on 7 July 1756 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. 1.30 a.m. Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer. He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Popplewell. Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was christened on 6 September 1756 in All Saints Cathedral, Wakefield. His godparents were Alan Johnson, Mr Henry Shaw, godmother Mrs Sarah Smyth in Norgate.
     In Robert Steer's will dated 8 August 1771 in Sandtoft, Belton, Lincolnshire, Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was named as heir; This is the last will and testament of me Robert Steer of Sandtoft in the county of Lincoln esquire as follows... First I give and devise all those my three freehold shares of and in the navigation of the River Dunn and also all that my freehold messuage dwellinghouse or tenement and two closes of land situate lying and being at Darnall in the county of York and now or late in the hands of Messrs Binks or their assigns and also all that my one fourth part of all that copyhold messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement and two closes of land situate lying and being at Belton in the county of Lincoln afsd and now or late in the tenure of Robert Lambert or his assigns and also all that my one other copyhold messuage dwellinghouse or tenement croft and one close of land situate ...at Belton afsd and now or late in the tenure of Matthias Dale or his assigns and also all that my one other copyhold messuage dwellinghouse or tenement croft and one close of land situate ...at Belton afsd and now or late in the tenure of the Reverend Mr Clough Or his assigns with the rents issues and profits thereof of the said copyhold premises (being already surrendered tot he use of my will) unto my dear wife Elizabeth and her assigns until my son Richard Steer shall attain the age of 21 then I give and devise all the said freehold and copyhold shares messuages lands tenements hereditaments and premises abovementioned... unto my said son Richard Steer his heirs and assigns for ever
I also give and bequeath all my personal estate goods and chattels whatsoever and wheresoever unto my brother Charles Steer of Wakefield, co. York, merchant and my worthy friend John Dawson of Doncaster in the same county, Doctor in Physick upon this special trust and confidence in them reposed and to the intent and purpose ... they shall take a schedule or inventory of the same as soon as conveniently may be after my decease and there to permit and suffer my said dear wife to use and enjoy the same during her natural life in case she continues my widow but not otherwise she giving sufficient security to them the said Charles Steer & John Dawson ... (in case she shall happen to marry or die which shall first happen) ... his brother Charles and sisters Ann, Jane, Elizabeth & Mary.... His wife, brother & John Dawson to be executors
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     1777-88 - Transfers of Mrs Ingram's mortgage and reconveyance by Sir Henry and Lady Ridgeway to R R P Steer.
In early 1777 Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer sold property in 'Sandtoft Grove', Belton, Lincolnshire. Lock Close in Darnall. On 17 January 1777 Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer Esq leased property for one year to John Parker, esquire. Memorial of the within written deed was registered at Wakefield 16 April 1777: RRP Steer of Sandtoft Grove sold to Parker a parcel of land at Darnell, in the parish of Sheffield known as the Lock Close or ... now in the occupation of John Lindley. Signed: Richard Steer. There is also a similar indenture dated 18 Jan 1777 for absolute purchase of a close & land called Lock Close. Signed Richard Steer.
Arundel Castle Manuscripts Catalogue Ref. ACM Creator(s): Howard family, Dukes of Norfolk ATTERCLIFFE-CUM-DARNALL TOWNSHIP: Deeds relating to the Lock Close in Darnall - ref. ACM/SD/234-240 - date: 1726-1777 Conveyed to John Parker of Woodthorpe (acting on behalf of Edward, Duke of Norfolk), by Richard Steer of Sandtoft, Isle of Axholme; wills of the Steer family.
     Alan Johnson esq., Richard Ryther Poplewell Steer esq., Cornelius Stovin esq., Revd Robinson, Mr Gentle Morris, Mr Thomas Harsley, Mr John Coggan and Mr Samuel Glew were appointed at a vestry meeting held at the house of Robert Halifax to run the school and other parish charities. He was re-appointed on 1 August 1787.
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer married Frances Steer, daughter of William Steer and Ann Rastall, 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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     Agreement 16 Aug 1782: 1. John Kelsey. 2. Alan Johnson, Richard Ryther Poplewell Steer and Cornelius Stovin, esquires, 3 of the freeholders and copyholders of the parish; John Slack, churchwarden; and the said Richard Ryther Poplewell Steer and Peter Plath, overseers of the poor.
The agreement allows Kelsey to enclose a parcel of ground, formerly part of the waste, and to erect a cottage of brick and lime on the land for the habitation of himself and his wife. Kelsey is to keep it in good condition and pay the overseers a rent of 1d per year. After the death of both Kelsey and his wife the property is to be used for the benefit of the poor of the parish
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     Agreement between: 1. John Kelsey.
2. Alan Johnson, Richard Ryther Poplewell Steer and Cornelius Stovin, esquires, 3 of the freeholders and copyholders of the parish; John Slack, churchwarden; and the said Richard Ryther Poplewell Steer and Peter Plath, overseers of the poor.
The agreement allows Kelsey to enclose a parcel of ground, formerly part of the waste, and to erect a cottage of brick and lime on the land for the habitation of himself and his wife. Kelsey is to keep it in good condition and pay the overseers a rent of 1d per year. After the death of both Kelsey and his wife the property is to be used for the benefit of the poor of the parish.
Added to this is a similar agreement undertaken by Sarah Platts of Belton, widow.. Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was widowed on 22 May 1784 on the death of his wife Frances Steer.      
Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer paid Game duty, his address being Sandtoft Grove, in the parish of Belton in January 1786 in Lincolnshire.
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer and Hannah Stanser 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 Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer and Hannah Stanser 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).
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer married secondly Hannah Stanser 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.

     In the Lincoln Archives: a schedule of title deeds of RRPS of Hatfield relating to lands at Crowle. 1743-1788. They mention Richard Popplewell of Temple Belwood, Elizabeth Popplewll of Temple Belwood, Richard Popplewell & Robert Steer surgeon; Alan Johnson, Katherine his wife & Robert Steer, etc.
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was mentioned in the manorial court roll dated 26 April 1791 in Hatfield, Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer, esq., of Hatfield, to Thomas Smeaton, of Hatfield. ½a. in the Furfield, ½a. in the Old Mill Field, ½a. in the Old Mill Field, 1r. in the Old Mill Field, all in Hatfield. Entry fine of 7d.
Court baron and customary of Hatfield of the Rt.Hon.Frances, Lady Viscountess Irwin.      
Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was not listed but Game duty was paid by John Johnson, Gent, Sandtoft Grove, his widow's future husband. in September 1791 in Lincolnshire.
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer made a will dated 15 May 1794 in Hatfield. His extremely long and repetetive will mentions lands in Belton, Crowle, Eastoft, Ealand, Epworth & Thorne. His wife Hannah was pregnant at the time.
He mentions at Belton all those four closes lying together in a ring fence called Ryther Hall closes c.16 acres. Hannah to be guardian of Elizabeth & the unborn child, Alexander Johnson & Robert Cutforthey to be guardian of Robert & Frances Katherine.

This is the last will and testament of me Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer of Hatfield in the County of York esquire, being of sound and perfect mind and memory ... whereas by a certain indenture of settlement made previous to and in consideration of my marriage with my dear wife Hannah Steer, I did grant unto John Shore of Sheffield in the Co. York, Banker and Robert Cutforthey of Rotherham in the said Co. York, wine merchant, and their heirs certain messuages, lands, tenements and hereditaments in Belton in the Co. of Lincoln with their appurtenances; to hold unto the said John Shore and Robert Cutforthey their heirs and assigns, to the uses upon the trusts and to and for the intents and purposes therein mentioned in the said indenture of settlement: Now I do in pursuances of the powers reserved and given to me in and by the said in part recited indenture of settlement ... property in Belton aforesaid, comprised in the settlement (subject to an annuity of £100 payable to my said wife for her life) and also all other messuages, etc, in Belton aforesaid, Crowle, Eastoft, Ealand, Epworth and Thorne or elsewhere in the Counties of Lincoln and York; and also all those my 3 shares of the 150 shares of and in the navigation of the River Dun in the said county of York (which hereditaments and premises in Crowle aforesaid are subject to a mortgage to John Pigott of Oswaldkirk in the said County of York, clerk, for assuring to him the payment of the sum of two thousand and five hundred pounds and interest for the same) unto Alexander Johnson of the Temple London, Esquire and the said Robert Cutforthey their heirs, etc, upon the trust and to and for the several uses ... (that is to say) upon trust that they the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them shall and do take and receive the rents, dividends, issues and profits of all and every my said messuages, cottages, closes, lands, tithes, shares in the Navigation tenements, hereditaments and premises respectively until some one of the persons to whom any use or estate on and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited shall have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate and shall and do by with and out of the said rents, dividends, issues and profits pay and discharge all my just debts (except the said sum of two thousand and five hundred pounds and interest so owing on mortgage as aforesaid) and funeral expenses; for the necessary and proper maintenance, education and support of my son Robert Popplewell until 21; and to Robert at 21 (in case my said son Robert Popplewell dies before 21) property in Epworth aforesaid and by with and out of the dividends of two of my said shares in the said Navigation pay and apply such yearly sum and sums of money as they shall think necessary and proper for my daughter Frances Katherine until 21 or marriage with the consent and approbation of her guardians; and shall do place until my said daughter Frances Katherine shall attain the age of 16 years; and at 16 Frances Katherine 16 guineas for her own use and benefit; the rest at 21 years or marriage with such consent; and (in case my said daughter Frances Katherine dies before 21 or marriage) property in Epworth aforesaid; and (in case the child wherewith my said wife is now enceinte or pregnant shall be a son) upon further trust property in Belton aforesaid (comprised in the said indenture of settlement and hereinafter limited in use to my daughter Elizabeth) pay one moiety or half part of the said annuity or yearly sum of one hundred pounds so cured big the said indenture of settlement and pay to my said wife for her life as aforesaid; and shall and do by with and out of the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits pay and apply such yearly sum and sums of money as they the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey shall think necessary and proper for the maintenance education and support of my said daughter Elizabeth, until 21 or be married with the consent and approbation of her guardian; and shall and do place and put out the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits upon such security or securities as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors or administrators of such survivor shall approve until my said daughter, Elizabeth shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid; and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues, and profits together with all interest which shall be due for the same unto my said daughter, Elizabeth when she shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid to and for her own use and benefit; and (in case my said daughter, Elizabeth shall happen to die before she shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid) shall and do place and put out the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits upon such security or securities, as they the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs executors or administrators of such survivor shall approve unti1 some one of the persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively shall have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits together there with all interest which shall be due for the same unto such person or persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited etc. shall first have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate and( in case the child wherewith in said wife is now enceinte or pregnant shall be a son) upon further trust that the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors or administrator's of such survivors shall and do by with and out of the residue and remainder of the rents, issues and profits of my messuages cottages, closes, lands, tithes, tenements and hereditaments in Crowle aforesaid pay and discharge the interest of the said sum of two my thousand my and five hundred pounds (so owing on mortgage as aforesaid my until some one of the persons to whom any use of estate of and in the said my hereditaments and premises is hereinafter limited shall have or be in their immediate possession of such use or estate; and shall and do by with and out of the residue and remainder of the rents, issues and profits of my messuages, closes, lands, tithes, tenements and hereditaments in Belton aforesaid comprised in the said indenture of settlement and hereinafter limited in use to such unborn son pay one moiety or half part of the said annuity or yearly sum of one hundred pounds secured by the said indenture of settlement and payable to my said wife for her life as aforesaid; and shall and do by with and out of the said residue and remainder of the said rents, issues and profits of the said hereditaments and premises in Crowle, Eastoft and Ealand aforesaid and of the said last mentioned and tenements and premises in Belton aforesaid pay and apply such yearly sum and sums of money as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors or administrators of such survivor shall think necessary and proper for the maintenance, education and support of such unborn son until he shall attain the age of twenty one years; and shall and do place and put out the residue and remainder of the rents, issues and profits of the said hereditaments and premises in profits Eastoft and Ealand aforesaid and of the said last mentioned hereditaments and premises in Belton aforesaid upon such security or securities as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors of administrators of such survivor shall approve until such untorn son shall attain the age of twenty one years and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits together with all interest which shall be due for the same unto such unborn son when he shall attain the age of twenty one years; and (in case such unborn son shall happen to die before he shall attain the age of twenty one years, shall and do place and pay the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits upon such security or securities as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs executors or administrators of such survivor shall approve until some one of the persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited shall have or be in the immediate possessions of such use or estate and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits together with all interest which shall be due for the same unto such person or persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited as shall first have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate, and (in case the child wherewith my said wife he is now enseint or pregnant shall be a daughter) upon further trust they the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivors of them or the heirs, executors or administrators of such survivor shall and do after paying and discharged the interest of the said sum of two thousand and five hundred pounce (so owing on mortgage as aforesaid ) place and put out the residue and remainder of the said rents, issues and profits of my messuages cottages, closes, lands, tythes, tenements and hereditaments in Crowle aforesaid until some one of the persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises is hereinafter limited shall have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate; and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits together with all interest which shall be due for the same unto such person or persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited as shall first have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate, and shall and do by with and out of the residue and remainder of the rents, issues and profits of my messuages closes, lands, tenements and hereditaments in Belton aforesaid (comprised in the said indenture of settlement and hereinafter limited in use to my daughter Elizabeth) pay one moiety or half part of the said annuity or yearly sum of one hundred pounds secured by the said indenture of settlement and payable to (said wife for her life as aforesaid, and shall and do by with and out of the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits and by with and out of the residue and remainder of the rents (issues and profits of my said measures cottages, closes, lands, tenements and hereditaments in glared aforesaid pay and apply such yearly sum and sums of money as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors, or administrators of such survivor shall think necessary and proper for the maintenance, education and support of my daughter, Elizabeth until she shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with the consent and approbation of her guardian, and shall and do solace and put out the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits upon such security or securities as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors or administrators, of such survivor shall approve until my said daughter Elizabeth shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid, and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said lent mentioned rents, issues and profits together with all interest which shall (due for the same unto my said daughter Elizabeth when she shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid to and for her own use and benefit and (in case my said daughter Elizabeth shall happen to die before she shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid) shall and do pay and by the residue and remainder of the rents, issues and profits or the said last mentioned hereditaments and premises in Belton aforesaid or so such thereof as they the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors or administrators of such survivor shall think necessary and proper for and towards the maintenance, education and support of such unborn daughter until she shall attain the age of twenty one years or be married with such consent and approbation as aforesaid and shall and do place and put out the residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits upon such security or securities as the said Alexander Johnson and Robert Cutforthey or the survivor of them or the heirs, executors or administrators of such survivor shall approve until some one of the persons to whom any use or estate of and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited shall have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate, and shall and do pay such residue and remainder of the said last mentioned rents, issues and profits together with all interest which shall to due for the same unto such person or persons to whom any use or estate of' and in the same hereditaments and premises respectively is hereinafter limited as shall first have or be in the immediate possession of such use or estate, and.
     Richard died on 28 June 1795 in Bawtry, Nottinghamshire/Yorkshire, aged 38. On Sunday se'nnight died, at his house in Bawtry, Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer, Esq. formerly of Wakefield. He was buried on 3 July 1795 in Belton.
     His will was proved on 29 October 1795 at the Prerogative Court of York. Alexander Johnson Esquire one of the executors in trust above named was sworn before the Revd Richard Forrrest, Clerk Surrogate. Passed 20 October 1795.

Children of Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer and Frances Steer

Children of Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer and Hannah Stanser

Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer

(21 July 1794 - before 23 September 1794)
     Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer was born on 21 July 1794 in Hatfield, Yorkshire. He was christened on 21 July 1794 in St Lawrence, Hatfield, Yorkshire. Richard Ryther, son of Richard Robert Ryther Popplewell Steer, late of Sabdtoft, and Hannah, daughter of the REv Robert Stanser of Notts. Born 21 July 1794. He was the son of Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer and Hannah Stanser.
     Richard died before 23 September 1794 in Belton, Lincolnshire. He was buried on 23 September 1794 in Belton.

Robert Steer

(22 October 1713 - 24 October 1773)
     Robert Steer was christened on 22 October 1713 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Rev William Steer and Ann Banks.
Robert Steer was apprenticed on 29 October 1730 in Wakefield. Thomas Holmes of Wakefield, apothecary - Robert son of Willoiam Steer, clerk, indenture dated 29 October and duty paid 23 Nov 1730. Robert was a surgeon of Wakefield, Bawtry & Sandtoft. In his father's will dated 1745 he was bequeathed "£26 having already expended £674 in putting him apprentice, in keeping him in St Thomas' hospital 1 year and at Paris another and since to set him up over and above the £60 he cost me in clothes and pocket money during his apprenticeship ...".
Robert Steer was mentioned in the register of duties paid for apprentices' indentures on 24 September 1747 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Robert Steer of Wakefield, surgeon. paid the duty on Edward, son of Eliz Jennings.
     A marriage settlement between Robert Steer and Elizabeth Popplewell was made on 4 July 1752. Copy of marriage articles: Elizabeth Popplewell younger daughter of Richard Popplewell decd., and Robert Steer of Wakefield, surgeon.
     Robert Steer married Elizabeth Popplewell, daughter of Richard Popplewell and Elizabeth Smith, on 6 July 1752 in Belton, Lincolnshire.
     In Rev William Steer's will dated 1 May 1756 in Wath upon Dearne, Robert Steer was named as heir; 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.
On 4 May 1757 Robert Steer purchased property in Bawtry, Blyth, Yorkshire, England, on 4 May 1757. It was described as a messuage against the Shambles.
On 6 October 1758 Robert Steer sold property in Bawtry, Blyth, Yorkshire. It was described as a dwelling house in Bawtry High St, against the Shambles. Robert and Elizabeth was the previous owner of the land sold on 30 April 1762 in Bawtry, Blyth Yorkshire.
     Title Deeds, Belton in Axholme - ref. Dent/1/1. Freehold properties coming to Harsley family. Lease and release. - ref. Dent/1/1/3/32-3 - date: 15-16 May, 1769 - Robert Steer of Sandtoft, esq. to Thomas Harsley of Belton Woodhouse, yeoman.
Surrender of the copyhold - ref. Dent/1/1/3/34 - date: 12 Oct. 1769: Listed above, Steer to Harsley
Exchange - ref. Dent/1/1/3/35 - date: 16 May, 1769 - Robert Steer and Elizabeth his wife as above to Thomas Harsley
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     Bargain and Sale with Feoffment: 28 May 1770.
Description: 1. Robert Steer of Sandtoft, parish of Belton, esq., and Elizabeth his wife (one of the daughters and co-heirs of Richard Popplewell of Temple Belwood, esq),
2. Thomas Johnson junior of Crowle, gent,
3. Thomas Bentley of Crowle, miller.
Wind corn mill in Crowle called the "West Mill", with Milhill and materials, from 1. to 3., with 2. appointed by 1. as attorney to enter and take possession and seisin of the said mill
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     Robert Steer made a will dated 8 August 1771 in Sandtoft, Belton, Lincolnshire. This is the last will and testament of me Robert Steer of Sandtoft in the county of Lincoln esquire as follows... First I give and devise all those my three freehold shares of and in the navigation of the River Dunn and also all that my freehold messuage dwellinghouse or tenement and two closes of land situate lying and being at Darnall in the county of York and now or late in the hands of Messrs Binks or their assigns and also all that my one fourth part of all that copyhold messuage, dwellinghouse or tenement and two closes of land situate lying and being at Belton in the county of Lincoln afsd and now or late in the tenure of Robert Lambert or his assigns and also all that my one other copyhold messuage dwellinghouse or tenement croft and one close of land situate ...at Belton afsd and now or late in the tenure of Matthias Dale or his assigns and also all that my one other copyhold messuage dwellinghouse or tenement croft and one close of land situate ...at Belton afsd and now or late in the tenure of the Reverend Mr Clough Or his assigns with the rents issues and profits thereof of the said copyhold premises (being already surrendered tot he use of my will) unto my dear wife Elizabeth and her assigns until my son Richard Steer shall attain the age of 21 then I give and devise all the said freehold and copyhold shares messuages lands tenements hereditaments and premises abovementioned... unto my said son Richard Steer his heirs and assigns for ever
I also give and bequeath all my personal estate goods and chattels whatsoever and wheresoever unto my brother Charles Steer of Wakefield, co. York, merchant and my worthy friend John Dawson of Doncaster in the same county, Doctor in Physick upon this special trust and confidence in them reposed and to the intent and purpose ... they shall take a schedule or inventory of the same as soon as conveniently may be after my decease and there to permit and suffer my said dear wife to use and enjoy the same during her natural life in case she continues my widow but not otherwise she giving sufficient security to them the said Charles Steer & John Dawson ... (in case she shall happen to marry or die which shall first happen) ... his brother Charles and sisters Ann, Jane, Elizabeth & Mary.... His wife, brother & John Dawson to be executors
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     Robert died on 24 October 1773 in Belton, LIN, aged 60. Memorial in Belton church: Also lieth the body of Robt Steere, esq. late of Sandtoft, he departed this life the 24th of Oct. 1773, aged 60 years.. He was buried on 26 October 1773 in Belton.

Children of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Popplewell

Robert Steer

(10 May 1754 - 5 June 1754)
     Robert Steer was born on 10 May 1754 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. "10 May 1754 Mrs Steer to bed of a son 3 a.m. Robert". He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Popplewell. Robert Steer was christened on 24 May 1754 in All Saints Cathedral, Wakefield.
     Robert died on 5 June 1754 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Died 5 June 26 days old, being weakly died of violent thrush. "Bur in the chancel of Wakefield Church with Mrs Popplewell, being the same place that Mrs Smith was buried, mother to the late Mr Smith Esq of Newland".

Robert Steer

(24 July 1762 - before 3 March 1772)
     Robert Steer was christened on 24 July 1762 in All Saints, Wakefield, Yorkshire. Robert, son of Mr Charles Steer. He was the son of Charles Steer and Sarah Allott.
     Robert died before 3 March 1772 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was buried on 3 March 1772 in All Saints, Wakefield.

Robert Steer

(February 1625 - before 1670)
     Robert Steer was born in February 1625 in Darley, Derbyshire. But which Peter? Was he the son of Richard born 1580 or Henry born 1579?. He was the son of Peter Steer. Robert Steer was christened on 18 February 1625/26 in Darley. Robert son of Peter Steere.
     Robert Steer married Mary Trippet on 14 October 1646 in Edensor, Derbyshire.
     Robert Steer married secondly Ann Unknown (Steer) before 1662 in Derbyshire. Robert was a corvisor, Edensor, Derbyshire.
     Robert died before 1670. There was no Robert Steer listed in the Derbyshire Hearth Tax of 1670. Nor Trippet at Edensor. No Steer listed in the Edensor Free & Voluntary Present in 1661. A Robert Steer of Darley died between 13 June & 3 Sep 1661, but he was a yeoman and only mentioned a sister and a son Richard in his will.

Children of Robert Steer and Mary Trippet

Children of Robert Steer and Ann Unknown (Steer)

Robert Steer

(before 1570? - before 21 July 1590)
     Robert Steer married Grace Unknown. Robert Steer was born before 1570? In Derbyshire. He was the son of Unknown Steer.
     Robert Steer lived at Beeley, Derbyshire, from 1589.
     Robert died before 21 July 1590 in Beeley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 21 July 1590 in Beeley.
     Robert Steer married Helen Heasse on 7 April 1611 in Beeley, Derbyshire.

Children of Robert Steer

Robert Steer

(circa 20 February 1772 - 2 March 1772)
     Robert Steer was born circa 20 February 1772 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was the son of Charles Steer and Sarah Allott.
     Robert died on 2 March 1772 in Wakefield, Yorkshire. He was buried on 3 March 1772 in All Saints, Wakefield.

Robert Steer

(January 1590/91 - before 21 August 1661)
     Robert Steer was born in January 1590/91 in Darley, Derbyshire, England. Henrie Steare had two sonnes baptised in Januarie the one called Roger and the other Robert. He was the son of Henry Steer and Alice Unknown (Steer).
     Robert Steer was also reported as having married Elizabeth Senior? on 21 November 1610 in Darley, Derbyshire.
     Robert Steer married Elizabeth Senior? on 20 November 1611 in Darley, Derbyshire. Robert was a yeoman in Bridgetown & Stancliffe Hall, Darley, Derbyshire..
     Robert Steer lived at Bridgetown, Darley, Derbyshire, from 1612 to 1630. He was widowed before 16 May 1631 on the death of his wife Elizabeth Senior?.
     Robert Steer of Bridgetown was listed in the Derbyshire Freeholders for 1633.
     Robert Steer married secondly Dorothy Ward on 28 June 1636 in Darley, Derbyshire.
In 1655 Robert Steer purchased property in 'Stancliffe Hall', Darley, in 1655. In the 1661 Free & Voluntary Present Stanicliffe was owned by John Fullen who paid £2.
     Robert Steer made a will dated 13 June 1661 in Darley, Derbyshire. Robert Steer of Stancliffe in the parish of Darley, co. Derby, yeoman. Revoking all former wills. To be buried in the parish church of Darley.
To my son Richard Steere 12d.
To my sister Dorothy Shore an annuity of 40/- to be paid to her by my executor at Whitsuntide and Martinmas.
To Thomas Millward 20/-.
To Margrett Smith 40/-.
To my daughter Katherne Redferne and to my son-in-law William Hardye, each 12d.
To each of my grandchildren 12d.
To the minister who shall officiate at my funeral 10/-.
Residue of my goods and chattels and all my messuages, cottages, lands and tenements to my eldest son John Steere, his heirs and assigns forever and I make him sole executor.
Witnesses: Peter Barker, John Wheeldon, Thomas Dawes, Katerne Redferne, William Supper, Rc. Caulton.

     Robert died before 21 August 1661 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 21 August 1661 in Darley. Mr Robert Steer was buried the 21 day of August 1661.
     His will was proved on 3 September 1661 at Lichfield Diocese. The inventory of his 'purse & apparel £10, household goods £21 and livestock £20', totalled £51. It was taken by Nicholas Ward, Richard Hosen and Ephraim Wilson. but image dated 23 Apeil 1661.

Children of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Senior?

Robert Steer

(6 January 1613/14 - before 30 January 1620/21)
     Robert Steer was christened on 6 January 1613/14 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Senior?
     Robert died before 30 January 1620/21 in Darley, Derbyshire. Robert the son of Robert Steer was buried the 30th day of January 1620/21. He was buried on 30 January 1620/21 in Darley.

Robert Steer

(14 November 1624 - before 14 October 1638)
     Robert Steer was christened on 14 November 1624 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Senior?
     Robert died before 14 October 1638 in Darley, Derbyshire. Robert, the son of Robert Steare was buryed the 14th day of October 1638. He was buried on 14 October 1638 in Darley.

Robert Steer

(before May 1646 - before 29 March 1666)
     Robert Steer was born before May 1646 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of John Steer and Ann Redfern. Robert Steer was christened on 28 September 1646 in Darley. He was educated in Derby School in Derbyshire.
     Robert matriculated at Magdalene Hall, Oxford University, on 11 May 1665. Robert Steere, son of Joh, of Derby (town), gent. Magdalen Hall, matric 11 May 1665, aged 19.
     Robert died before 29 March 1666 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 29 March 1666 in Darley. Robert, the son of Mr John Steere buried 29 March 1666 aged 21.

Robert Steer

(1 January 1574/75 - )
     Robert Steer was christened on 1 January 1574/75 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Richard Steer.

Robert Steer

(before 1555 - )
     Robert Steer was born before 1555 in Derbyshire. He was the son of Unknown Steer.
     He may be the Robt Steer who married Johan Houghton at All Saints, Harworth, Ntt. There was also a Robert Steere at Beeley, Dby having a daughter Isabella baptised there 3 March 1590; a Robert Steere was buried there on 21 July 1590.

Robert Steer

(before 1535 - )
     Robert Steer was also known as Steare in records. He was born before 1535 in Derbyshire. He was the son of Patriarch Steer.
     Robert Steer married Elizabeth Wylde on 15 June 1557 in Darley, Derbyshire.
     Robert Steer was also reported as having married an unknown person on 20 June 1557 in Darley, Derbyshire.

Child of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Wylde

Robert Steer

(circa 1560? - before 21 January 1621)
     Robert Steer was born circa 1560?. His parentage is unknown, linked to the earlier Robert only because of the name. He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Wylde.
     Robert Steer married Elizabeth Williamot on 26 December 1598 in Darley, Derbyshire.
     Robert died before 21 January 1621 in Darley, Derbyshire. Which Robert?. He was buried on 21 January 1620/21 in Darley.
     His will was proved on 23 April 1621 at Lichfield Diocese.

Robert Steer

( - before 1 June 1708)
     Robert died before 1 June 1708 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 1 June 1708 in Darley. An inventory of his estate was dated on 22 June 1708.

Robert Steer

(6 May 1664 - )
     Robert Steer was christened on 6 May 1664 in Darley, Derbyshire. |He may be the Robert Steer of Darley whose will dated 1704 was proved 6 Oct 1708 at Lichfield with an inventory. He was the son of Roger Steer.

Lt Robert Popplewell Steer

(31 December 1781 - 23 September 1826)
     Lt Robert Popplewell Steer was born on 31 December 1781 in London. He was the son of Richard Ryther Popplewell Steer and Frances Steer. Lt Robert Popplewell Steer was christened on 12 April 1782 in St Mary Aldermanbury, London. Robert Popplewell, son of Richard Ryther Popplewell & Frances Steer. Born Dec 31st 1781, bapt April 12th 1782. He was educated in 1794 in Scotter, Lincolnshire. Steer's son was schooled at Scotter by F Smith 1794.
     He served Robert Popplewell Steer, to be Ensign inthe 58th regiment of foot 2 Sep 1799. Became Lieutenant in the 58th Regiment. He served in the Nile Campaign 1801, and received a gold medal.
     A marriage settlement between Lt Robert Popplewell Steer and Elizabeth Denny was made between 4 February 1806 and May 1809 in Churchill, Kerry, Ireland. 4 Feb 1806: Articles of agreement prior to marriage settlement of Robert Popplewell Steer esq. now of Churchill co. Kerry and Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the Rev. Maynard Denny of Churchill.
18 & 19 May 1809: Mr & Mrs Steer's settlement (lands in Belton parish). Endorsed: Appointment of new trustees 1826
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     Lt Robert Popplewell Steer married Elizabeth Denny, daughter of Rev Maynard Denny, after February 1806.
     At Lincolnshire Archives there is a survey of the esate at Belton, the property of R R P Steer, esq, taken in 1813. Lt Robert Popplewell Steer was a subscriber to the volume "Old John's tale" published in 1819 in Doncaster, Yorkshire. She wrote "Old John's tale, or half an hours amusement to the not too difficult to please, an irregular poem by a lady, cheerfully dedicated to the good- natured" London: printed by S McDonell, Lombard St for the author and published by B Bisby & M Simpson, Doncaster, 1819. A copy in the Mitchell Library, NSW [from the collection of David Scott Mitchell] has the inscription: Mary Elizabeth Bingle - from the author 1859. Some of the presumed relatives were subscribers to the volume: Dr Best, Capt Best and Miss Best, all of Bulwell; Mr, Mrs & Miss Robinson of Winthorpe House, Dr Robinson, Mrs Robinson & Mr R Robinson of Doncaster, Mrs Robinson of Stoke Golding, Miss Robinson of Blencogo, Mr F Robinson of Nottingham & Mrs S Robinson of Bulwell; Mr & Mrs Steer of Doncaster and Miss Stanser of Doncaster.
     21 Oct 1819: Admission of William P B Johnson esq., Robert Popplewell Steer and Revd Thomas Skipworth, following the surrender of William P B Johnson.
     Documents re R P Steer, financial affairs 1820-24 relating to increasing financial difficulties culminating in imprisonment for debt of Rob P Steer of Doncaster. W P B Johnson was appointed as receiver of Steer's estate May-Aug 1824.
     Robert died on 23 September 1826 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, aged 44. Memorial in Belton church: Sacred to the memory of Robt Popplewell Steer, esquire, of Doncaster, in the county of York, who departed this life, on the 23rd day of September in the year of our Lord 1826, aged 45 years, and whose remains lie interred near to this monument. "He was an amiable man in private life, and distinguished as a kind husband, and affectionate father, and a sincere friend".
     The sale of Sandtoft Grove in 1828 may have been part of the settlement of his debts.. He was buried on 28 September 1826 in Belton. A memorial at Belton Church on his daughters grave - remains near to monument, says of Belton.

Children of Lt Robert Popplewell Steer and Elizabeth Denny

Robert Ryther Popplewell Steer

(6 September 1755 - )
     Robert Ryther Popplewell Steer was christened on 6 September 1755 in All Saints Cathedral, Wakefield, Yorkshire. Robert Rither Popplewell Steer. He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Popplewell.

Roger Steer

(17 December 1612 - before 21 February 1631/32)
     Roger Steer was christened on 17 December 1612 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Robert Steer and Elizabeth Senior?
     Roger died before 21 February 1631/32 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 21 February 1631/32 in Darley.

Roger Steer

(January 1590/91 - )
     Roger Steer was born in January 1590/91 in Darley, Derbyshire. Henrie Steare had two sonnes baptised in Januarie the one called Roger and the other Robert.. He was the son of Henry Steer and Alice Unknown (Steer).

Children of Roger Steer

Roger Steer

(25 January 1617/18 - before 1621)
     Roger Steer was christened on 25 January 1617/18 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Peter Steer.
     Roger died before 1621 in Darley, Derbyshire.

Roger Steer

(24 February 1649/50 - before 17 June 1715)
     Roger Steer was christened on 24 February 1649/50 in Darley, Derbyshire. There was a Francis baptised 1 Feb 1671, but I am unable to identify which of the three contemparary Rogers it is. He was the son of John Steer and Ann Redfern.
     Roger died before 17 June 1715 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 17 June 1715 in Darley.

Roger Steer

(3 March 1621/22 - before 5 July 1641)
     Roger Steer was christened on 3 March 1621/22 in Darley, Derbyshire. Roger, son of Peeter Steare. There was also a Roger son of Peter baptised at Chesterfield 26 Dec 1824. He was the son of Peter Steer.
     Roger died before 5 July 1641 in Darley. Roger, son of Peeter Steare. He was buried on 5 July 1641 in Darley.

Roger Steer

(before 1565 - 1653)
     Roger Steer was born before 1565 in Derbyshire. He was the son of Unknown Steer.
     Roger died in 1653 in Farley, Darley, Derbyshire. Roger Steare of Farley. He was buried on 30 October 1653 in Darley.

Children of Roger Steer

Roger Steer

(18 January 1623/24 - before 30 October 1693)
     Roger Steer was christened on 18 January 1623/24 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Roger Steer.
     Roger Steer, husbandman of Darley, contributed 2/6 to the Free & Voluntary Present in 1661.
     Roger died before 30 October 1693 in Hackney, Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 30 October 1693 in Darley.

Children of Roger Steer