Robert Leech

Cockermouth, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

Robert Leech was born in 1829, in Cockermouth, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom as the son of Francis Leach. He married Frances Wetherhead Charnley on 26 December 1861, in Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Robert Leech
Frances Wetherhead Charnley
Marriage: 26 December 1861
John Thomas Leech
Richard Pearson Charnley Leech
Jonathon Francis Aquilla Leech
Mary Margaret Alice Leech

Spouse and Children

26 December 1861
Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom


    John Thomas Leech


    Richard Pearson Charnley Leech


    Jonathon Francis Aquilla Leech


    Mary Margaret Alice Leech


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Leach





    Mary Jane Leach


World Events (8)


Age 1

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 13

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 49

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Leach .2 Irish (Galway): English name adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Ó Maol Mhaodhóg ( see Logue ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Leach, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Robert Leach, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Robert Leech, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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