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George Samuel Mellish1

M, #653701, d. 14 February 1882
Last Edited=27 Dec 2014
     George Samuel Mellish was the son of William Leigh Mellish and Margaret Anne Cunard.1 He died on 14 February 1882, without issue.1

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 271. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.

John Burridge Leigh1

M, #653702, b. 1710, d. 1773
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     John Burridge Leigh was born in 1710.2 He was the son of Edward Leigh.1 He married Olympia Broughton, daughter of Henry Broughton, in 1751.2 He died in 1773.1 He was also reported to have died in 1775.2
     He lived at Rushall, Staffordshire, England.2 He held the office of Sheriff of Staffordshire.2 He was Esquire of the Order of the Bath.2

Child of John Burridge Leigh and Olympia Broughton

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 271. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.

Olympia Broughton1

F, #653703
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     Olympia Broughton is the daughter of Henry Broughton.1 She married John Burridge Leigh, son of Edward Leigh, in 1751.2
     She was also known as Olympia Hoghton.2 From 1751, her married name became Leigh.2

Child of Olympia Broughton and John Burridge Leigh

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 271. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.

Henry Broughton1

M, #653704
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     Henry Broughton was also known as Henry Hoghton.2

Child of Henry Broughton

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 271. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.

Edward Leigh1

M, #653705
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     Edward Leigh is the son of Edward Leigh and Margaret (?).1,2

Children of Edward Leigh

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 271. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall, page 270.


Edward Leigh1

M, #653706
Last Edited=27 Dec 2014
     Edward Leigh is the son of Sir Edward Leigh and Elizabeth Talbot.2 He married Margaret (?).2
     He graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)1

Child of Edward Leigh and Margaret (?)

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 271. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall, page 270.

Margaret (?)1

F, #653707
Last Edited=27 Dec 2014
     Margaret (?) married Edward Leigh, son of Sir Edward Leigh and Elizabeth Talbot.1
     Her married name became Leigh.1

Child of Margaret (?) and Edward Leigh

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 270. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.

Sir Edward Leigh1

M, #653708, b. 24 March 1602, d. 2 June 1671
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     Sir Edward Leigh was born on 24 March 1602.2 He was the son of Sir Henry Leigh and Ruth Hampden.2 He married Elizabeth Talbot, daughter of Thomas Talbot and Catherine Paston, in 1628.1 He died on 2 June 1671 at age 69.1
     He was admitted to Middle Temple entitled to practise as a barrister-at-law.2 He wrote the book The Treatise on Divine Promises.2 He graduated from Magdalen Hall, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, in 1623 with a Master of Arts (M.A.)2 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Staffordshire between 1645 and 1648.2 He purchased Iver, Buckinghamshire in 1648.2

Children of Sir Edward Leigh and Elizabeth Talbot

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 270. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.

Elizabeth Talbot1

F, #653709, d. 1707
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     Elizabeth Talbot was the daughter of Thomas Talbot and Catherine Paston.1,2 She married Sir Edward Leigh, son of Sir Henry Leigh and Ruth Hampden, in 1628.1 She died in 1707.2
     From 1628, her married name became Leigh.1

Children of Elizabeth Talbot and Sir Edward Leigh

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 270. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.

Thomas Talbot1

M, #653710
Last Edited=11 Jul 2018
     Thomas Talbot married Catherine Paston.2
     He lived at Worfield, Shropshire, England.2

Child of Thomas Talbot and Catherine Paston

Citations

  1. [S7376] W. H. Robinson, A History of Walsall and Its Neighbourhood (n.p.: n.pub., 1887), page 270. Hereinafter cited as A History of Walsall.
  2. [S344] Burke's Peerage and Gentry, online http://www.burkes-peerage.net. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Gentry.