Henry Leeson, 18291889 (aged 60 years)

Name
Henry Leeson
Given names
Henry
Surname
Leeson
Birth about 1829 31 30

Christening October 4, 1829 32 30 (aged 0)
Birth of a brotherThomas Leeson
about 1833 (aged 4 years)

Christening of a brotherThomas Leeson
May 19, 1833 (aged 4 years)
Birth of a brotherSeptimus Leeson
December 1834 (aged 5 years)
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Born 4 Dec 1834

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Born 9 Dec 1834

Birth of a brotherGeorge Johnson Leeson
about 1836 (aged 7 years)

Christening of a brotherGeorge Johnson Leeson
September 14, 1836 (aged 7 years)
Death of a sisterElizabeth Leeson
July 18, 1844 (aged 15 years)
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Died aboard the ship Templar during its voyage to NSW

Immigration August 1844 (aged 15 years)
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The Leeson family were bounty immigrants who arrived in the colony aboard the ship Templar in Aug 1844. The indent recorded:

  • Marmaduke Leeson, farm labourer age 47, native place Barnaby Le Wold, Lincolnshire, son of Robert and Anne, both dead, Baptist, could read and write, no relations in the colony. Females under his protection - Elizabeth, Catherine, Frances and Anne Purcell, very well conducted girls - appear to have been well brought up - put under his care by Mrs. Cooper at the Depot.
  • Mary Leeson, dressmaker and staymaker, age 45, native of Kermington, Lincolnshire, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Johnson, both dead, Baptist, could read and write, relations in the colony - Mrs Bowden wife of Mr Bowden, ironmonger of George Street. ---- Robert 20 ---- William 18 ---- Christopher 16 ---- Henry 14 ---- Thomas 11 age 11 on embarkation, 19 May 1832 ---- Septimus age 9 on embarkation, 4 December 1834 ---- George age 7 on embarkation, 22 August 1836
Death of a motherMary Johnson
October 3, 1845 (aged 16 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Leeson
about 1857 (aged 28 years)

Death of a fatherMarmaduke Leeson
December 28, 1866 (aged 37 years)
Death of a brotherWilliam Leeson
September 27, 1875 (aged 46 years)
Death of a brotherChristopher Leeson
May 12, 1884 (aged 55 years)
Death November 8, 1889 (aged 60 years)
Burial
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Buried Grafton general cemetery. Headstone broken in two and laying down.

Family with parents
father
17971866
Birth: January 21, 1797Barnet le Wold, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: December 28, 1866South Grafton, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
mother
17991845
Birth: about 1799Kirmington, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: October 3, 1845Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Marriage
Marriage: June 11, 1821Brocklesby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
19 months
elder sister
18221844
Birth: about 1822 24 23
Death: July 18, 1844the high seas
3 years
elder brother
18241896
Birth: about 1824 26 25
Death: May 26, 1896Ulmarra, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
elder brother
18261875
Birth: about 1826 28 27
Death: September 27, 1875Grafton, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
18271884
Birth: about 1827 29 28
Death: May 12, 1884Ulmarra, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
himself
18291889
Birth: about 1829 31 30
Death: November 8, 1889Ulmarra, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
5 years
younger brother
18331857
Birth: about 1833 35 34
Death: about 1857
2 years
younger brother
18341911
Birth: December 1834 37 35Wrawby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: September 9, 1911Grafton, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18361927
Birth: about 1836 38 37
Death: 1927Ballina, Northern Rivers, New South Wales, Australia
ImmigrationAncestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007
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The Leeson family were bounty immigrants who arrived in the colony aboard the ship Templar in Aug 1844. The indent recorded:

  • Marmaduke Leeson, farm labourer age 47, native place Barnaby Le Wold, Lincolnshire, son of Robert and Anne, both dead, Baptist, could read and write, no relations in the colony. Females under his protection - Elizabeth, Catherine, Frances and Anne Purcell, very well conducted girls - appear to have been well brought up - put under his care by Mrs. Cooper at the Depot.
  • Mary Leeson, dressmaker and staymaker, age 45, native of Kermington, Lincolnshire, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth Johnson, both dead, Baptist, could read and write, relations in the colony - Mrs Bowden wife of Mr Bowden, ironmonger of George Street. ---- Robert 20 ---- William 18 ---- Christopher 16 ---- Henry 14 ---- Thomas 11 age 11 on embarkation, 19 May 1832 ---- Septimus age 9 on embarkation, 4 December 1834 ---- George age 7 on embarkation, 22 August 1836
BurialMcDonell, Reg. 'Australian Cemeteries Index' [database - on-line].
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Buried Grafton general cemetery. Headstone broken in two and laying down.