Robert Leeming

about 1849–9 May 1905 (Age 56)
Thorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Leeming was born about 1849, in Thorpe, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Leeming, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Swale, was 35. He married Elizabeth Jackson on 29 May 1886, in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Witton Gilbert, Durham, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died on 9 May 1905, in Sacriston, Durham, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Robert Leeming
1849–1905
Elizabeth Jackson
1865–
Marriage: 29 May 1886
Ada Leeming
1887–
Mary Hannah Leeming
1888–
Jane Ann Leeming
1891–
Elizabeth May Leeming
1896–1983
Robert Leeming
1898–

Spouse and Children

    Male1849–1905Male

    Elizabeth Jackson

    Female1865–Female

MARRIAGE
29 May 1886
Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

    Ada Leeming

    Female1887–Female

    Mary Hannah Leeming

    Female1888–Female

    Jane Ann Leeming

    Female1891–Female

    Elizabeth May Leeming

    Female1896–1983Female

    Robert Leeming

    Male1898–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (5)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 5

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 14

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 31

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

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)

  • Robert Leeming, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Robert Leeming in household of George Leeming, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robert Leeming in household of Georg Leeming, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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