James Leeming

1868–June 1949 (Age 81)
Edmondsley, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Leeming was born in 1868, in Edmondsley, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Geo Leeming, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Broadbank, was 29. He married Elizabeth Ann Walker on 16 November 1891, in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Kimblesworth, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Chester-le-Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1939. He died in June 1949, in Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

James Leeming
Elizabeth Ann Walker
Marriage: 16 November 1891
Joseph W Leeming
Hannah A Leeming

Spouse and Children


    Elizabeth Ann Walker


16 November 1891
Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom


    Joseph W Leeming


    Hannah A Leeming


Parents and Siblings

    Geo Leeming


    Mary Ann Broadbank




    George William Leeming



    Joseph Ralph Leeming


World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

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

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 36

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places, in West Yorkshire near Keighley and in North Yorkshire near Northallerton. Both are named with a river name, derived from the Old English word lēoma ‘gleam’, ‘sparkle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Leeming in household of George Leeming, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Leeming in household of George Leeming, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Leeming, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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