Joseph Leese

21 April 1836–
Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

Joseph Leese was born on 21 April 1836, in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom as the son of Thomas Leese and Sarah Leese. He had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with Martha Renshaw. He lived in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Tunstall Court, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Joseph Leese
Martha Renshaw
Thomas Leese
Martha Leese
Noah Leese

Spouse and Children



    Thomas Leese


    Martha Leese



Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Leese


    Sarah Leese




    Elizabeth Leese



World Events (8)


Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 44

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 Variant spelling of English and Scottish Lees .2 German: habitational name from a place so named near Hannover.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Leese, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Joseph Leese in entry for Noah Leese, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Joseph Leese, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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