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.
He may be the Roger Steer, husbandman, who contributed 2/6 tot he Free & Voluntary Present in 1661.

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

Roger Steer

(3 February 1660/61 - before 17 June 1715)
     Roger Steer was christened on 3 February 1660/61 in Darley, Derbyshire. He may be the Roger who married Eliz Twigge of Worksworth [sic], 3 Aug 1691 at Youlgrave. A Roger also married Sarah Bowan of Wirksworth 2 Feb 1712 from the Crich BTs. A Roger Stee married My Fox 12 April 1670 from the Winster TS.. He was the son of Roger Steer.
     Roger died before 17 June 1715 in Hackney, Darley, Derbyshire. He was buried on 17 June 1715 in Darley.

Roger Steer

(28 December 1659 - )
     Roger Steer was christened on 28 December 1659 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Richard Steer and Joan Goodin.

Sarah Steer

(circa 1725? - )
     Sarah Steer was born circa 1725?. She was the daughter of Benjamin Steer and Alice Walker.

Sarah Steer

(24 December 1677 - before 1725)
     Sarah Steer was christened on 24 December 1677 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. Sara, filia Will'mi Steere.. She was the daughter of William Steer and Sarah Ludlam.
Sarah Steer married Edmund Swift on 2 May 1694 in Sheffield, St Peter's, YKS. Edmund Swift of Darnal, Gent. This is confused with her sister Elizabeth.
Sarah Steer married John Bosville on 15 June 1704 in Sheffield, St Peter's, YKS. Joh'es Bosvile/Bosevile & Sarah Steare de Darnall [also Hunter ms].
     Sarah died before 1725. She is not mentioned in her father's will..

Sarah Steer

(10 December 1711 - 21 February 1739/40)
     Sarah Steer was christened on 10 December 1711 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Rev William Steer and Ann Banks. Sarah Steer was buried on 21 February 1739/40 in Ecclesfield. Here lies the body of Sarah the daughter of Mr William Steer Vicar of Ecclesfield who departed this life 21st day of Feb 1739 aged 28 years.
     Sarah died on 21 February 1739/40 in Ecclesfield, Yorkshire, aged 28.

Sarah Steer

(30 November 1729 - )
     Sarah Steer was christened on 30 November 1729 in Bradfield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of Rev Charles Steer and Mary Bacon.

Sarah Steer

(1654 - )
     Sarah Steer was born in 1654. She was the daughter of Robert Steer and Mary Trippet.

Sarah Steer (Holland)

(before 9 October 1724 - )
     Sarah Steer (Holland) was born before 9 October 1724 in Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 9 October 1724 in Attercliffe, Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was christened on 9 October 1724 in St Peter, Sheffield, Yorkshire. She was the daughter of John Steer and Mary Bamforth.

Sarah Cole Steer

(1789 - )
     Sarah Cole Steer was born in 1789. She was the daughter of Patriarch Steer.

Sarah Melmoth Steer

(1803 - )
     Sarah Melmoth Steer was born in 1803. She was the daughter of Col Charles Steer and Elizabeth Ewbank.

son Steer

(say 1800 - )
     Son Steer was born say 1800. He was the son of John Steer.

son Steer

(1 January 1570 - )
     Son Steer was christened on 1 January 1570 in Darley, Derbyshire. He was the son of Richard Steer.

son [William?] Steer

(18 May 1757 - )
     Son [William?] Steer was born on 18 May 1757 in Northampton, Northamptonshire. He was the son of William Steer and Ann Rastall. Son [William?] Steer was christened on 22 June 1757 in St Sepulchre, Northampton, Northamptonshire.

Sophia Steer

(29 January 1791 - 21 October 1850)
     Sophia Steer was christened on 29 January 1791 in Christ Church, Spitalfields, Stepney, London. [ITAL:Sophia Steer [daughter] of Charles, weaver, Church Street, by Mary, 111? days old . She was the daughter of Charles William Steer and Mary Wood.
Sophia Steer married Sir James Harington 9th Bart of Ridlington on 2 April 1817 in the house of Charles William Steer, Bhagulpore, India. Her father was listed as Charles Steer Esq., of Devonshire Square, London.
     Sophia Steer made a will dated 21 July 1849. Dame Sophia Harington: This is the last Will and Testament of me Dame Sophia Harington of Halkin Street in the County of Middlesex Widow I direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid or satisfied as soon as conveniently possible after my decease And whereas under and by virtue of the Will of William Steer formerly of Pall Mall in the County of Middlesex Esquire deceased bearing date on or about the twenty second day of October one thousand eight hundred and thirty I am entitled to the dividends interest and annual produce of the sum of five thousand pounds three pounds per cent Consolidated Bank Annuities for my life and after my decease the same sum is payable transferable or assignable to such person or persons or applicable for such intents and purposes as I shall by my last Will and Testament in writing or any testamentary paper to be signed by me in the presence of and attested by two or more witnesses direct or appoint Now I the said Dame Sophia Harington pursuant to and by force and virtue and in exercise and execution of the power to me for this purpose given by the said Will of the said William Steer deceased and of every other power or authority in anywise enabling me or which shall at my decease enable me in this behalf do by this my last Will and Testament in writing signed by me in the presence of and attested by the two persons whose names are intended to be subscribed hereto as attesting witnesses direct and appoint and also bequeath the said sum of Five thousand pounds three per cent Consolidated Bank Annuities and the stocks funds or securities in or upon which the same may be placed out or invested at the time of my decease unto my dear son Sir John Edward Harington Baronet to and for his own absolute use and benefit And as to all the Real and Personal Estate and Effects whatsoever and wheresoever not hereinbefore disposed of which I am or at my decease shall be seized or possessed of or otherwise in any manner entitled to or empowered to dispose of for any estate interest or right whatsoever I devise and bequeath and by virtue of every power enabling me or which shall at my decease enable me so to do direct limit and appoint the same unto my said dear son To hold the same unto him my said son his heirs executors administrators and assigns according to the nature thereof respectively for his and their own absolute use and benefit And I appoint my said son sole executor of this my Will Provided always nevertheless that in case my said son shall depart this life in my lifetime then my Will is and by force and virtue and in exercise and execution of the power aforesaid and of every other power or authority enabling me or which shall at my decease enable me in this behalf I direct and appoint and also I devise and bequeath the said sum of five thousand pounds three pounds per cent Consolidated Bank Annuities and the tocks funds or securities in or upon which the same may be placed out or invested at the time of my decease And all the real and personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever which I am or at my decease shall be seized or possessed of or otherwise in any manner entitled to or empowered to dispose of for any estate interest or right whatsoever unto Dame Jane Agnes Harington ^[:SUP]11 the Wife of my said son Sir John Edward Harington her said heirs executors administrators and assigns according to the nature thereof respectively for her and their own absolute use and benefit and if my said son shall depart this life in my lifetime then but not otherwise I appoint my dear Brother George John Steer of Queen Ann Street in the City of Westminster Esquire and Charles Vine of the Audit Office in Somerset House and Shepherds Bush in the said County of Middlesex Esquire Executors of this my Will in place of my said son And I hereby revoke all other testamentary writings.
In witness whereof I have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this twenty first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty nine. Sophia Harington Signed by the above named Testatrix Dame Sophia Harington as her last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. Rob[er]t Wilson 1 Copshall Buildings London. E. John Bristow his Clerk.

     Sophia died on 21 October 1850 in West Halkin St, Westminster, London, St George Hanover Square RD, aged 59. She was buried on 28 October 1850 in All Souls Cemetery, London, Middlesex. Dame Sophia Harrington, aged 60, of 7 Fleet St, St Geo Hanover Sq.
     Her will was proved on 8 November 1850 in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury.

Child of Sophia Steer and Sir James Harington 9th Bart of Ridlington

Sophia Anne Steer

(circa 1822 - )
     Sophia Anne Steer was born circa 1822 in Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. She was the daughter of Charles William Steer and Jane Woodburn Watson.
Sophia Anne Steer married Ezekial Edmonds on 2 September 1846 in St Michael's, Heavitree, Devon. E Edmonds Esq., Jun., of Frankley, Wilts, to Sophia Anne and at the same time and place, Charles Richard, eldest son of Charles R Harford, of Rutland Gate, Hyde Park, to Jane Dunkin, daughters of Charles William Steer, Esq. of Spring Lawn, in this county.
     Sophia Anne Steer and Ezekial Edmonds were recorded on the 1851 census in Bradford, Wiltshire. Ezekiel Edmonds Jr, 38, Justice of the Peace, woollen manufacturer, born Bradford, Wilts, his wife Sophia Ann Edmonds 28, British subject, born Cape of Good Hope, children Alice Bury Edmonds 3, Augusta Edmonds 2, Gertrude Edmonds 8 Months, all born at Bradford, servants Thomas Haines 15, footman, Mary Ann Haines 28, cook, Malilda Slade 22, housemaid, Julia Osborne 20, nurse.
     Sophia Anne Steer and Ezekial Edmonds were recorded on the 1861 census in Berryfield House, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. Ezekiel Edmonds 48, landed proprietor, woollen manufacturer, JP; his wife Sophia A Edmonds 38, born Cape of Good Hope; children Alice B Edmonds 13, Augusta J Edmonds 12, Gertrude Edmonds 10, Walter J Edmonds 7, Dora Edmonds 3, all born Bradford; Sophia J Steer 16, niece, born Exeter, Devon; Ellen Jackson 29, governess, servants Hannah Gayner 44, Mary Hacker 22, Ann Biss 21, John Oram 27.
     Sophia Anne Steer and Dora Edmonds were recorded on the 1891 census in 1 Greencroft Gardens, Hampstead, Middlesex. Sophia A Edmonds, 68, widow, head, living on own means, born Cape of Good Hope; daughter Dora Stokes 31, widow, born Bradford on Avon, Wilts; with servants Elizabeth Chant 52 & Rose A Ransone 20.

Child of Sophia Anne Steer and Ezekial Edmonds

Sophia Jane Steer

(21 July 1844 - 14 June 1918)
     Sophia Jane Steer was born on 21 July 1844 in Budleigh, Devon. Her mother is only an assumption. Her birth date is from the Bengal. She was the daughter of Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer and Sarah Jane Baldwin.
     Sophia Jane Steer was placed in an orphanage on 1 December 1850 in Bengal Orphan Upper School, Calcutta, India. She was the daughter of Capt S H Steer and a pension was payable to Grandfather G W Steer Esq 39 Gay St, Bath. A Willim C Steer born 5 Oct 1846, was admitted 1 Mar 1857, but his father was listed as Cptn J N Steer and To whom pension payable: agents. She was listed as the niece of Ezekial Edmonds in the 1861 census in Berryfield House, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire. Ezekiel Edmonds 48, landed proprietor, woollen manufacturer, JP; his wife Sophia A Edmonds 38, born Cape of Good Hope; children Alice B Edmonds 13, Augusta J Edmonds 12, Gertrude Edmonds 10, Walter J Edmonds 7, Dora Edmonds 3, all born Bradford; Sophia J Steer 16, niece, born Exeter, Devon; Ellen Jackson 29, governess, servants Hannah Gayner 44, Mary Hacker 22, Ann Biss 21, John Oram 27.
Sophia Jane Steer married Edward Alfred Flinders on 19 December 1863 in St Paul's cathedral, Calcutta, West Bengal, India. Married by Horatio Moule, senior cathedral chaplain. Witnesses C. Steer and A Wilson. Father of groom: William Samuel Flinders, father of bride: Sulivern Harrington Steer. William Highley descends from this couple.
Their children were: Charles Edward FLINDERS b. 18 Mar 1865, At sea on SS Baroda, m. (1) 1894, in Derby, West Australia, Margaret CALLAGHAN, b. about 1870, d. 1900, Freemantle, West Australia, m. (2) 1902, in Wyndham, West Australia, Evelyn FRAME, d. 1951, Perth, West Australia. Charles died 8 Jun 1948, Karakatta, West Australia. II. Ethyl Mary FLINDERS b. 15 Apr 1866, Barrackpore, Bengal, India, m. Sep 1888, in Marylebone, Middlesex, George Alfred LUCAS, b. about 1860. Ethyl died 1951. III. Matthew FLINDERS b. Dec 1867, Brentford, Middlesex, d. Dec 1871, St. Pancras, London, Middlesex. IV. William Steer FLINDERS b. 3 Jul 1869, Dinan, Brittany, France, m. 13 Jul 1896, in Busselton, West Australia, Amelia Blanch LUND, b. 1878, (daughter of George W. LUND and Mary Ann GREEN) d. 1960, Perth, West Australia. William died 23 Jan 1920, Roeburn, West Australia. V. Sophia Maude FLINDERS b. Mar 1872, Highgate, London, Middlesex, m. (1) Antonie PROOST, b. ABT 1850, m. (2) Mar 1891, in Marylebone, Middlesex, William Henry B. SANDS. VI. Alice Gertrude FLINDERS b. 1874, St. Johns Wood, Middlesex m. (1) Jun 1895, in Brentford, Middlesex, Charles MAVOUR, m. (2) 28 Aug 1924, in Braemar, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Walter John RAPHAEL. VII. John Franklin FLINDERS b. 24 Jun 1876, Croydon, Surrey, m. 3 Mar 1913, in Katanning, West Australia, Ivy Elizabeth (EUSTON) HAYDEN, d. 1932, Karakatta, West Australia. John died 16 Jun 1937, Karakatta, West Australia. VIII. George Frederick FLINDERS b. Sep 1879, Croydon, Surrey, m. (1) 24 Nov 1903, in Cardiff, Wales, May Isabel Leigh ELLIS, d. about 1920, reportedly in Mexico, m. (2) Sep 1922, in Southwark, London, Adelaide Mary EVANS, d. Oct 1988, Harlow, Essex. George died Mar 1943, Ware, Hertfordshire.
     Sophia Jane Steer and Edward Alfred Flinders were recorded on the 1881 census in Thornton Heath, Warwick Lodge, Croydon, Surrey. Edward A. FLINDERS, 48, born Hackney, Middlesex, Stock Broker
Sophia J. FLINDERS, 35, born Budleigh, Devon, Wife; Ethel M. FLINDERS, 14, born Bengal, Daughter, Scholar; William S. FLINDERS, 11, (B S), born France, Son, Scholar; Sophia M. FLINDERS, 9, born Highgate, Middlesex, Daughter, Scholar; Alice G. FLINDERS, 6, born St Johns Wood, Middlesex, Daughter, Scholar
John F. FLINDERS, 4, Croydon, Surrey, Son; George F. FLINDERS, 1, born Croydon, Son; Ellen BALLS. Unmarred, 24, born Wantage, Berkshire, Servant, Cook; Bessie STOKES, unmarried, 14, born Andover, Hampshire,Servant, Nurse.
     Sophia died on 14 June 1918 in Boscombe, Dorset, aged 73. They are the great-grandparents of William Highley.

Sophy Mary Steer

(24 November 1853 - )
     Sophy Mary Steer was born on 24 November 1853 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India. She was the daughter of Charles Steer and Janet Anne Unknown. Sophy, Alice and Edwin were listed as the children of Janet Anne Unknown in the 1861 census in 1 Holland Rd, Hove, Sussex.
Sophy Mary Steer married John McEwen Mackintosh. Sophy Mary Steer was listed as Charles Steer's daughter in the 1881 census.

Child of Sophy Mary Steer and John McEwen Mackintosh

Suez Mary Steer

(circa 1907 - )
     Suez Mary Steer was born circa 1907 in Swanley, Kent, England. She was the daughter of Valentia Steer and Evelyn Mary Edwards.

Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer

(4 November 1817 - before December 1850)
     Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer was born on 4 November 1817 in India. He was the son of Charles William Steer and Jane Woodburn Watson. Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer was christened on 23 November 1817 in Calcutta, West Bengal, India.
Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer served in the military as Captain in the 56th Native Infantry between 1834 and 1849 in India. He arrived in India 4 Nov 1834. He was cashiered 27 Jan 1849.
Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer married Sarah Jane Baldwin on 27 November 1841 in Dinapore, Bengal Presidency, India.
     Sulivan died before December 1850.

Children of Capt Sulivan Harrington Steer and Sarah Jane Baldwin