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Descendant's report for William Leeves, labourer, son of Esau Leeves, farm labourer and Jemima Leeves [Lancaster]
Generation No. 1
  1. William Leeves, labourer was the son of Esau Leeves, farm labourer and Jemima Leeves [Lancaster]. He was born 1808 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jul 1810 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, aged 2 years, son of Esau and Jemima
  He married Sarah Tester on 20th Feb 1829 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex. She was born 1808 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iIsaac who was born Aug 1829 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1829 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) and Sarah; died Mar 1835 Heathfield, Sussex, aged 4 years, son of William and Sarah; buried 24th Mar 1835 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
2 iiAmos who was born 1831 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1831 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) and Sarah; died Aug 1882 Buxted, Sussex, aged 50 years; buried 2nd Aug 1882 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
3 iiiChristopher who was born 1832 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jul 1832 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) and Sarah
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Amos Leeves, farm labourer was the son of William Leeves, labourer and Sarah Leeves [Tester]. He was born 1831 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1831 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) and Sarah; died Aug 1882 at Buxted, Sussex, aged 50 years; buried 2nd Aug 1882 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  He married Hannah May on 10th Jan 1853 at St. George the Martyr, Southwark, London, registered at St. George District, Southwark, ref: 1853 Q1 Vol 1d Page 109. She was born 1824 at Buxted, Sussex, daughter of James May. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1854 at Buxted, Sussex
  iiJemima who was born 1857 at Buxted, Sussex
  iiiHannah who was born 1860 at Buxted, Sussex
4 ivJoseph who was born 1862 at Buxted, Sussex
  vJessie who was born 1864 at Buxted, Sussex
  viNaomi who was born 1866 at Buxted, Sussex
   
  3. Christopher Leeves, farm labourer was the son of William Leeves, labourer and Sarah Leeves [Tester]. He was born 1832 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jul 1832 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, son of William (labourer) and Sarah
  He married Harriett Moon on 16th Nov 1855 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Moon, farmer and Frances Moon [Field Buss]. She was born 11th Oct 1831 at Horsmonden, Kent; christened 13th Nov 1831 at Horsmonden, Kent; died Oct 1890 at Buxted, Sussex, aged 59 years; buried 4th Oct 1890 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSarah Anne who was born 1857 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Mar 1857 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Christopher (farmer) and Harriett
5 iiJames William who was born 1858 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1858 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
  iiiAnne who was born 7th Sep 1860 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 18th May 1862 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
  ivWilliam who was born 1862 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 18th May 1862 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
6 vHarriett who was born 1866 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 6th May 1866 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
  viEmma who was born 1867 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 28th Apr 1867 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
  viiLois Elizabeth who was born 1870 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 29th Dec 1872 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Christopher (higgler) and Harriett
   
Generation No. 3
  4. Joseph Leeves, farm labourer was the son of Amos Leeves, farm labourer and Hannah Leeves [May]. He was born 1862 at Buxted, Sussex
  He married Rhoda Martin on Jan to Mar 1890, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1890 Q1 Vol 2b Page 145. She was born 1867 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAlice who was born 10th Jun 1890 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 27th Jul 1890 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Joseph (higgler) and Rhoda
  iiJoseph who was born 3rd Mar 1894 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1894 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Joseph (higgler) and Rhoda
  iiiElsie who was born 1898 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1898 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Joseph (labourer) and Rhoda
   
  5. James William Leaves, higgler was the son of Christopher Leeves, farm labourer and Harriett Leeves [Moon]. He was born 1858 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1858 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
  He married Eleanor Cornwell on Apr to June 1887, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1887 Q2 Vol 2b Page 179. She was born 1860 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1889 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1889 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of James (chicken dealer) and Eleanour
  iiAnnie who was born 1890 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1890 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of James (higgler) and Eleanor
  iiiWilliam who was born 1892 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st May 1892 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of James (labourer) and Eleanor
  ivCharles who was born 1893 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 14th May 1893 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of James (labourer) and Eleanor
  vEmma who was born 1894 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1894 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of James (labourer) and Ellen
   
  6. Harriett Leeves was the daughter of Christopher Leeves, farm labourer and Harriett Leeves [Moon]. She was born 1866 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 6th May 1866 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Christopher (labourer) and Harriett
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iHenry Boyce who was born 1889 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 10th Feb 1889 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Harriet (spinster)
   

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