Reverend William Gresley1

M, #329171
Last Edited=3 Jan 2009
     Reverend William Gresley lived at Netherseale, Derbyshire, EnglandG.1 He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)1

Child of Reverend William Gresley

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Lydia Rachel Wright1

F, #329172, d. 3 April 1893
Last Edited=12 Dec 2010
     Lydia Rachel Wright was the daughter of John Smith Wright and Lydia Gray.1,2 She married Egerton Leigh, son of Egerton Leigh and Wilhelmina Sarah Stratton, on 20 September 1842.1 She died on 3 April 1893.1
     From 20 September 1842, her married name became Leigh.1

Children of Lydia Rachel Wright and Egerton Leigh

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
  2. [S40] L. G. Pine, Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed., page 1939.

John Smith Wright1

M, #329173
Last Edited=2 Oct 2011
     John Smith Wright is the son of Thomas Wright and Mary Smith.2 He married, firstly, Lydia Gray, daughter of Edward Gray, on 10 January 1811.3 He married, secondly, Sarah Caroline Stovin, daughter of James Stovin, on 19 August 1821.4
     He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for Nottinghamshire.3 He lived at Bulcote Lodge, Nottinghamshire, EnglandG.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire in 1815.3 He lived at Rempstone Hall, Nottinghamshire, EnglandG.3

Children of John Smith Wright and Lydia Gray

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 2, page 2267. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S40] L. G. Pine, Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed., page 1939.
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

John Jodrell Leigh1

M, #329174, b. 21 April 1845, d. 26 April 1860
Last Edited=3 Jan 2009
     John Jodrell Leigh was born on 21 April 1845.1 He was the son of Egerton Leigh and Lydia Rachel Wright.1 He died on 26 April 1860 at age 15.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG.1

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Edward Egerton Leigh1

M, #329175, b. 1 July 1851, d. 25 June 1913
Last Edited=3 Jan 2009
     Edward Egerton Leigh was born on 1 July 1851.1 He was the son of Egerton Leigh and Lydia Rachel Wright.1 He married Laura Maud Edwards, daughter of Sir Henry Edwards, 1st Bt. and Maria Churchill Coster, on 17 September 1874.1 He died on 25 June 1913 at age 61.1
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow, London, EnglandG.1 He gained the rank of Lieutenant in the 2nd Dragoon Guards.1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)1 He lived at Broadwell Manor House, Stow-on-the-Wold, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1

Children of Edward Egerton Leigh and Laura Maud Edwards

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.


Laura Maud Edwards1

F, #329176, d. 23 October 1924
Last Edited=24 Mar 2011
     Laura Maud Edwards was the daughter of Sir Henry Edwards, 1st Bt. and Maria Churchill Coster.1 She married Edward Egerton Leigh, son of Egerton Leigh and Lydia Rachel Wright, on 17 September 1874.1 She died on 23 October 1924.1
     From 17 September 1874, her married name became Leigh.1

Children of Laura Maud Edwards and Edward Egerton Leigh

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Sir Henry Edwards, 1st Bt.1

M, #329177, b. 20 July 1812, d. 23 April 1886
Last Edited=7 Jan 2016
     Sir Henry Edwards, 1st Bt. was born on 20 July 1812.2 He was the son of Henry Lees Edwards and Lea Priestley.3 He married Maria Churchill Coster, daughter of Thomas Coster, on 19 April 1838.2 He died on 23 April 1886 at age 73.2
     He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Halifax between 1847 and 1852.3 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for the West Riding, Yorkshire.2 He was appointed Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.)1 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for the West Riding, Yorkshire.2 He was created 1st Baronet Edwards, of Pye Nest, co. York [U.K.] on 3 August 1866.2 He held the office of High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1872.2 He gained the rank of Colonel in the 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment Yeomanry Cavalry.3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Beverley.3 He lived at Pye Nest, Halifax, Yorkshire, EnglandG.1

Children of Sir Henry Edwards, 1st Bt. and Maria Churchill Coster

Child of Sir Henry Edwards, 1st Bt.

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 1276. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S37] BP2003. [S37]
  4. [S1122] Peerage News, online http://peeragenews.blogspot.co.nz/. Hereinafter cited as Peerage News.

Captain John Egerton Leigh1

M, #329178, b. 11 March 1876, d. 4 April 1917
Last Edited=3 Jan 2009
     Captain John Egerton Leigh was born on 11 March 1876.1 He was the son of Edward Egerton Leigh and Laura Maud Edwards.1 He died on 4 April 1917 at age 41, killed in action.1
     He gained the rank of Captain in the 10th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps.1 He fought in the First World War between 1914 and 1917.1

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Henry Egerton Leigh1

M, #329179, b. 20 April 1877
Last Edited=3 Jan 2009
     Henry Egerton Leigh was born on 20 April 1877.1 He was the son of Edward Egerton Leigh and Laura Maud Edwards.1 He married Norah Louisa Prichard, daughter of Evan Theodore Prichard, on 3 February 1910.1
     He was educated at Radley College, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, EnglandG.1 He was educated at Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1 He lived in 1952 at Broadwell Manor House, Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, EnglandG.1

Children of Henry Egerton Leigh and Norah Louisa Prichard

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.

Norah Louisa Prichard1

F, #329180
Last Edited=3 Jan 2009
     Norah Louisa Prichard is the daughter of Evan Theodore Prichard.1 She married Henry Egerton Leigh, son of Edward Egerton Leigh and Laura Maud Edwards, on 3 February 1910.1
     From 3 February 1910, her married name became Leigh.1

Children of Norah Louisa Prichard and Henry Egerton Leigh

Citations

  1. [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.