Rosena Leeson

1851–1931 (Age 80)
Newnham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Rosena

When Rosena Leeson was born in 1851, in Newnham, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Leeson, was 48 and her mother, Susanna Faulkner, was 36. She married Edward William Downing on 25 December 1871, in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1931, in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Edward William Downing
1849–
Rosena Leeson
1851–1931
Marriage: 25 December 1871
Clara Downing
1873–
Clara Downing
1874–
Annie E Downing
1877–
Alice Downing
1878–1963
William James Downing
1880–
Florence E Downing
1882–
Bertha Downing
1884–
Frederick J Downing
1887–
Charles Edward Leeson Downing
1889–
Winsfred Rose Downing
1891–

Spouse and Children

    Edward William Downing

    Male1849–Male

    Female1851–1931Female

MARRIAGE
25 December 1871
Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

    Clara Downing

    Female1873–Female

    Clara Downing

    Female1874–Female

    Annie E Downing

    Female1877–Female

    Alice Downing

    Female1878–1963Female

    Male1880–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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 29

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 33

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Northamptonshire): metronymic from Leece 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rosina Downing in household of Edward Downing, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Rose E Downing in household of Edward Downing, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • ... Leeson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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