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Lacey1881 - 1900'sNew Wortley & ArmleyElaine Novak Seeking information about two sisters Polly and Louisa Lacey Father Charles mother Emma Lacey
Lambert 1750-1918 Holbeck/Wortley Richard Lambert
 
Lapham All All Hugh Watkins Lapham one-name study

http://lapham2005.blogspot.com/

http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=lapham

Lapping1850 onLeedsPat
Large1850s-1870sLeedsTony Halstead
Have failed to trace my 2xGt Gndfther JOHN AUGUSTINE LARGE and his wife MARY nèe HEWITT on 1861 and 1871 censuses. Neither of these censuses seem to have ennumerated 34, 35 and 36 Duke Street which is where I believe some of the family (but maybe not John) were living. Have also failed to trace his death in the GRO indexes although Mary Large was widowed by the 1881 census, and resident in Manchester by then.
Larkins 1894-1898

Milgarth St, Dewsbury Rd, Stanley Road Brearly St.

Chris O Hara Frederick Patrick Larkins with wife Hannah nee Pearson ran tea rooms at the above address's. He was b Abergavenny 1859 & lived in Bradford 1871-81 worked as an insurance agent d1898 was also a violinist and Opera singer with Carl Rosa Op Co

Lascelles1800-1900LeedsJean Kitchener
LaurenceLate 19c / Early 20cLeedsHarry Laurence
Laverick 1881 census to date Woodhouse, Meanwood, Burley, Headingley
Elaine Lindsay In 1901 census surname spelt as Loverick living at 21 Bentinck Street, Leeds. Ann aged 50, Benjamin aged 21, Harold 18, Clifford 14. Benjamin was my grandfather, his middle name was Lund, after his mothers maiden name, the Lund family came from Chapel Allerton, Leeds.
Lawlerearly 1900'sLeeds, Yorkshire Lawler Grandfather
Lawrence1850-1925Hunslet Annette Haines I am trying to find John William Victor Lawrence born august 1887-1889. married or not to Florence K Jackson, (she was supposed to have died young in childbirth, after having several children who all died except my grandmother who was born in south Normanton (registered in Wakefield in 1915)
Lawson1700-1900Leeds, Farnley, Farsley, Bramley Michael Lawson
Lawton1800-1900Wortley Nick Roberts Any information on the family of Sarah Lawton (b c1827) very much welcomed. I believe her father was Matthew Lawton and mother Mary Cliff. All from the Wortley area I think.
Layfield1800 - 2004Beeston James Layfield
Layton 1891 Leeds Margaret Parker William Layton lived at 10 Cookson Street Leeds had four children was married to Edna Gleaves one child was Ernest Victor he was born 17th November 1891
Leach 1851-1861 Leeds, Lincolnshire, Kingston upon Hull kathleen George Furnace Leach married Mary Ann Shaw or Markham. When and where
Leaf 1800-1900 Leeds Carol Trout
ctrout@pacific.net
George Leaf born 1840, was married to Mary Ann Wormald in 1866. After her death he married Selina (last name unknown). His children were Mary Elizabeth, Emily, Herbert, William, Annie. I found the name Joseph Leaf on a wedding cert for George and Mary Ann. Joseph was described as a drayman living at Middle Row but I have been unable to find any other information.
Leaf1800-1900Leeds

Catherine Moon Any info on Rebecca Leaf (who became Conaty) or any other family members. Lived in Leeds but unsure of whereabouts.
Leaford1830 onwardsLeeds, Gildersome
Denise Postings Looking for information about Mary Ann, James and Ellen Leaford and their mother Mary. The family lived at Danby Walk, Leeds in 1881. Mary Ann was 20, Ellen was 15 and James was 23.
Learoyd 1777-1900 Leeds, Yorkshire Amanda Cavell  
LearyAllHunslet, Barnsley, Leeds, Bradford Diane Shaw I would be happy to hear from anyone with Leary ancestors from any of these places.
Leather Leeds Alan England  
Leathley Pre-1850 Holbeck, Skipton Colin Leathley  
Leavockpre 1837Leeds Knaresborough Ken Stark
Lee 1920 Leeds Lorraine Moore  
Lee1845-1875Yorkshire/Co Durham Frederick Lee My grandfather Frederick Lee, b mar. 1868 in North Rigton. His mother was Elizabeth Lee, father not named. I wish to find family of, or any info re Elizabeth.
Leeds 1555 to date Leeds
Michael Leeds Kent England mostly in the Weald of Kent
Leeds 10th to 12th century Ashford Kent Marjorie Ann Mylton-Thorley Possibly saxon in origin
LeedsAllAll Kerry Leeds Apparently our name prior was Leid
Leggett 1875 onwards Headingley and Hunslet Carol Pears The Leggett family came from Mileham in Norfolk to Leeds in the 1870's. They first lived at 24, Williams Street, Hunslet.
Leibrich1868-1870sLeeds Tony Halstead Charles Gustav Paul Leibrich, a tailor born in Germany, married Mary Ann Hewitt Large at St. Peter's, Leeds, in November 1868. His stated residence was 'Quarry Hill' and hers was 'Pleasant Row'. The birth certificate of their first-born, Arthur, in April `1870, gives an address 'Rheinhardt's Yard, Briggate', but on the 1871 census they were not there. I need to find the family on the Leeds 1871 census to establish Charles' place of origin in Germany. By the 1881 census they were in Manchester and only 'Germany' is stated.
Lenaghan 1900 Leeds Tony Rice  
Levett1870-1920All districts; Potternewton in late 1890s Sandra Pescod Looking for links to John Thomas Levett, a joiner who was born in Hull, moved to Leeds, married Annie Maria Beevers. Not sure when he died, what happened to his parents - Robert ( a draper) and Ann, nee Coates?
Levi1880 -1910Leeds Steven Morgan My grandmother was Golde LEVI, born 24.2.1890, child of Isaac and Rebecca LEVI. Isaac is on the 1881 census as part of household headed by Reuben Levi. Isaac and Rebecca died my grandmother was very young. She emigrated to New York City in 1905. I believe she had older brothers, my Dad remembers letters from Leeds before 1939 and no letters after the end of the war.
Lewis1800 onwardsLeeds Janet Hardcastle
Leyland 1830-1900 Horton Peter Beckett  
Lillyman1870-1957Hunslet, Leeds/ ? Eileen Lillyman John Lillyman b.1870?-d. 1920
m.Ellen ?
c.Vera/Dudley/Reginald/Bertrand b.1896-d.1957
Vera m. Arthur Druce - em.Canada
c.Barbara Druce
Bertrand m. Eva Nicholson b.1896-d.1937
c.John b.1920-d.1990/Joan/Trevor
John m. Kathleen Fenton b.1929-d.1991(Eire)
c.Kathleen/Eileen(me)/David/Elizabeth/Anthony
Lindley 1897 - 1962 Leeds, Harrogate, Hunslet Mrs L Walker  
Link 1800-1999 Holbeck, Hunslet Leeds Moira Casey My g.g grandfather Peter LINK b.c1845 M Elizabeth Ann LONGSTAFF b.c1849. Married Leeds September 1874. Son William Link b.1883 Holbeck. Looking for any relatives :)
Linley/Lindley1700-1900Far Headingley, Meanwood, Woodhouse, Horsforth, Pool, ?Briggate
John Lindley James Lindley (1860 Far Headingley)my g-gr-father, Thomas Lindley (1823 Meanwood) tailor, Thomas Lin(d)ley (1800 Woodhouse) tanner & later grocer, John Lin(d)ley (?chr. 29 Feb 1747-8 as John Lindale) paper maker, Thirstin Lindley/Linsley/Lindale of Briggate (1718) son of John Lindley of Briggate. I have reliably documented the line back to John Lindley,paper maker, except his birth and christening. The family of Thirstin L. in Briggate appear to change surnames between Lindley and Lindale, so I am interested in establishing whether John Lindley, paper make, is his son, and in identifying offshoots from the same Briggate group. The forename Thirstin is also subject to variation (Thurstan, Thurlestones etc).
LinleyAllSeacroft, Whitkirk, WhinmoorJoyce Pashley There seems to have been a very long history of Linley's in the Seacroft area - I'm interested in hearing from anyone who can fill in more of the pieces to this jigsaw.
Linsell1900-1949Beeston/Middleton Steve Linsell My great grandfather Alfred Frederick Linsell moved from London and lived in Beeston 1901/02,back in London 1903-1909,then back to Beeston 1910-1923.After being wounded in WW1 he was put on the housing list for the new Middleton estate that was being built.From 1924 until his death in 1949 he lived there and was Secretary of Middleton Conservative Club certainly in 1936,but i know little else except my direct lineage.Does anyone know anything about him,his wife Maud,or his other children (Not Arthur Edgar Oliver Linsell).Does anyone have any photos,or know what happened to our Family Bible that his daughter Queenie may gave away or threw out apparently ?
Lister1800-Hunslet, Leeds, Thornhill LeesJeremy Looking for anything that might be connected to my family. Listers lived in Thornhill Lees and worked in the glass bottle works but came to Hunslet in early 1900s. Other connecting names are Blackburn, Sykes, Thorpe, Bickersdyke
Little 1901 Leeds Karen Tuck  
Littlewood1800LeedsJohn Littlewood
Lobley1700-1800Pudsey/CalverleyKay Edgeworth Any descendants long before William Lobley born 1806 Oulston, York and married to Esther Rodgers 1827. Any information much appreciated.

Lofthouse   Leeds area D Lofthouse
Long 1800's Leeds, Stockton on Tees, Whitby

Beverley Marie Waites

LONG, BROOK, HORSBROUGH, WAITES

Looking for John Long, Leeds and Sophia Brook, birth certificate, wedding certificate, tried both Stockton and Leeds, couldn't find either, any information on these two people would be appreciated.

Long 1890-1970 Old Farnley, Leeds Mrs Barbara Dixon

My father's family who lived at 63 Cross Lane, Old Farnley, Leeds 12
John and Lois Long - 11 children - 6 boys & 5 girls. 2 sons kia in WWI - Frederick and Lawrence Hartley both buried in France. Others were Ann, Polly, George, Florence, John Edward, Rowland, Sidney, Evelyn and Mabel

Longbotham (Longbottom) early 1900 Emmigrated to Canada Elizabeth Molnar married Bertha Hill.. Brother Fred
Longbottom 1800-1880 Hunslet Lane A M Thomas  
Longbottom1900 onwardsWest LeedsRoy Earle Thomas Henry Longbottom who lived Kirkstall area
Longfellow 1800-1960 Shadwell, Hunslet, Leeds, Australia, And anywhere.
Roy Limb
Leonard Longfellow, born around 1892 was I believe the only "Leonard" Longfellow noted in the 1901 census for England and Wales,at which time he lived in Shadwell. He was known to have lived at some time in Hunslet in the 1910-23 period. I am curious to know if there are any certain connections.
Longley 1800 to 1900 Leeds

Carol Trout
ctrout@pacific.net


I have traced my Longley's back to Joseph and Hannah Longley. Joseph was born in 1803 and fathered Joseph Jr. born 1844, Rachel, William, Emma, Joseph, Samuel, Caroline. I believe Joseph and Hannah were married on 1-11-1832.I want more information on Joseph Senior and his wife Hannah (could be Anna Stainsby). All records show them and their children living in Holbeck, Hunslet or Wortley.
Long1890-1970Old Farnley, LeedsMrs Barbara Dixon My father's family who lived at 63 Cross Lane, Old Farnley, Leeds 12

John and Lois Long - 11 children - 6 boys & 5 girls. 2 sons kia in WWI - Frederick and Lawrence Hartley both buried in France. Others were Ann, Polly, George, Florence, John Edward, Rowland, Sidney, Evelyn and Mabel

Longfellow1600-1920Hunslet, Rothwell, LeedsJean-Richard Pelland
Longstaff(e) 1780 to 1870
Hunslet, Holbeck. Brian Hardisty Longstaff My 2nd Great Grandfather, Thomas Longstaff, was born in Hunslet in around 1832 before moving to Keighley before 1870.
My 3rd Great Grandfather, Richard Longstaff, was born in Hunslet on 27th May 1804, and died there around June 1852; His wife, Elizabeth Busfield was born in Holbeck around 1803.
My 4th Great Grandfather, James Longstaff, died in Hunslet after 1807; He was born before 1788.
Need help in finding out details and taking my family tree back further.
Lonsdale 1700 and 1800s onward Leeds Les Abbott I am interested in the family of Emma Jane LONSDALE b1849 in St Peters Leeds. She married John Grant ABBOTT on 25th Nov 1849. Her parents were Charles and Mary. All information welcome.
Lord1861LeedsJim Wingham Frances Lord. My greatgrandmother
Lord1880-1960'sLeedsMaureen Harry Lord was a hansom cab driver in the late 1800's. They were situated in Sheepscar where they ran a cab business. Any information on the Lord family would be appreciated.
Lorryman1900-2004LeedsSean Lorryman Anything
LowcockALLLeedsEllen Blenkinson  
Lucas1900-1959LeedsGraham Lucas
Lumley 1780-1830 Leeds/Hunslet
Rebecca Richardson William Lumley was the father of Harriet Lumley, who married Mervyn Richardson in 1829. She was born in Leeds in 1808;on the original parish records her father is listed as M. William Lumley, abode: School Close. Siblings may be Elizabeth, Ann, Hannah,& William. William Lumley is listed several times in the 1834 Leeds Directory of Tradesmen. Any "Leads" out there?
Lupton1700s to 1900sLeeds and surrounding villages
Paul LuptonBenjamin Lupton born around 1750 married Betty Hardaker in 1773 at Guiseley. There descendants: George (1796) to Samuel (1826) to William Edward (1851) to George (1874) form the line of Luptons in my family. Spouses and siblings can be supplied.

 

 


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