Abraham Leahair [1789 - 1879]

[1789 - 1879] MMFMFF

Baptised: 13 July 1789, Thorney CAM, Parish Register

Father: Daniel Le Hair

Mother: Mary Wroot

5-generation pedigree

Siblings:

  1. Sarah Le Hair [2 February 1788 - 8 February 1877]
  2.   Abraham Leahair [1789 - 1879]
  3. William Le Hair [1 September 1791 - 6 September 1841]
    Listed in the 1822 and 1823 Militia lists. Occupation given as "publican"
  4. Catherine Le Hair [30 April 1798 Thorney - 9 April 1881] married 5 June 1827 Thomas Morris
    1. Catherine Morris [1830 Thorney -]
    Catherine Morriss married 29 August 1839 Thorney Samuel Barfoot [baptised 8 January 1792 Witham LIN - 7 March 1884]
    1. Henry Sharpe Barfoot [1828 Thorney - 9 April 1909] married Mary Ann Unknown
      1. Ernest Brookes Barford [baptised 16 October 1870 Deptford St Johns -] married 1st qtr 1908 Wansworth RD Madeline Furness
        1. Aileen Barford [1900 Alderton SFK -] (step-daughter)
          45 East Sheen Avenue, East Sheen: RG14/3614 sn88 {1911 [no children to marriage]}
    2. Catharine Barfoot [1830 Thorney -]
    3. William Ridlington Barfoot [baptised 22 May 1834 Eye NTH - 1927]
      the above 3 are step-siblings by Samuel's first wife, Elizabeth Ridlington, married 18 August 1819 Thorney
    4. Samuel Barfoot [4th qtr 1839 Whittlesea RD - 1917] marrried Mary Anne Stone [1838 Lambourne ESS -]
      1. Kate Martha Barfoot [3rd qtr 1866 Aston RD -] married Arthur Frederick Phelp [1862 -]
        1. Violet May Phelp [4th qtr 1893 Kingston RD -] married 3rd qtr 192O Kensington RD William J Henderson
        2. Margaret Lilian Phelp [14 February 1895 -] married 1st qtr 1920 Chelsea RD Ernest Perry
            53 Rose Walk, Worthing SSX: RG101/2599C sn52 {1939 [2 closed entries]}
        3. Walter Eugene Phelp [24 January 1899 -] married Winifred A Tucker [3 December 1902 -]
            6 Heavy Road, Staines MDX: RG101/897C sn44 {1939 [1 closed entry]}
        4. Norman Rupert Phelp [1902 Thame -]
          2 Hollywood Road, South Kensington: RTG14/125 sn160 {1911 [4 children, all surviving]}
      2. Samuel Henry Barfoot [3rd qtr 1867 Aston RD - 2nd qtr 1935 Battersea RD] married 24 May 1890 Bethnal Green St Thomas Annie Jackson (picture) [1868 - 1926 Wandsworth]
        1. Maud Annie Barfoot (picture) [2nd qtr 1891 Bethnal Green RD - 1966] married 1915 Claude Augustus James [4th qtr 1891 Mile End RD - 1st qtr 1967 Bournemouth RD] (picture)
          1. Derick Claude James (picture) [3rd qtr 1920 Wandsworth RD - 10 June 1955 London] married 1st qtr 1941 Northampton RD Elizabeth Monica Carter [8 May 1913 - 4th qtr 1988 Camden]
          2. Sylvia Ivy James [1st qtr 1924 Wandsworth RD -] married 3rd qtr 1949 Bournemouth RD Michael J Swinchatt
            1. Suzan A L Swinchatt
            2. Nevill M R Swinchatt
        2. William Jackson Barfoot [31 December 1895 - 4th qtr 1967 Worthing SSX] married 3rd qtr 1923 Wandsworth RD Ivy Lillian Morgan [4 November 1900 Newington - December 1983 Worthing SSX]
          1. Elileen Julia Barfoot [5 November 1926 - 2002]
          2. Alan L Barfoot [2nd qtr 1932 Croyden RD -]
            Bell St Flat 3 59c, Reigate SRY: RG101/1919C sn335 {1939 [1 closed entry, presumably Alan L]}
          61 St Peters Street, Bethnal Green: RG12/258 f77 p29 {1891}
          22 Cavendish Street, Wandsworth: RG13/466 f88 p13 {1901}
          4 Freke Road, Clapham: RG14/2226 sn87 {1911 [2 children, both surviving]}
      3. Maud Mary Barfoot [1st qtr 1869 Wolverhampton RD - 1948] married 1st qtr 1917 West Ham RD Sir Joseph Guinness Broodbank [15 July 1857 Poplar - 14 July 1944 Wittle Wick, Chelmsford ESS] (picture)
      4. Frank Morris Barfoot [1st qtr 1871 Greenwich RD -]
      5. Frederick James Barfoot [4th qtr 1874 West Ham RD -]
        15 Salways Hill, Woodford ESS: RG11/1733 f80 p5 {1881}
      Thorney: HO107/78/10 f6 p7 {1841}
      Mill Road, Thorney: HO107/1747 f1023 p45 {1851}
      10 New Street, Thorney: RG11/1599 f45 p10 {1881}
  5. Mary Le Hair [3 June 1799 - ] married William Goodwin
  6. Elizabeth Le Hair [2 March 1802 - March 1878] married 1830 Thorney George Barrow/Barron

Married 1: Catherine West 22 April 1823, St Peters Great Berkhamsted HRT
IGI 7223810 (individual submission) lists the marriage date, the groom's name, & the bride's name

Marriage Licence:

Issued byThe Vicar General's Office, 12 April 1823
BetweenAbraham Leahair, a bachelor aged 21 years and upwards
ofthe Parish of Saint Mary Islington in the County of Middlesex
andCatherine West, a spinster of 21 years and upwards
ofthe Parish of Berkhamsted in the County of Hertford
To marry inthe Parish Church of Berkhamsted
whereShe had been residing for the last 4 weeks

Child of first marriage:

  1. Thomas Leahair

Married 2: Eliza Anne Wade [~1801 - 4th qtr 1878 Brentford RD]

Marriage Licence:

Issued byThe Faculty Office, 11 August 1832
BetweenAbraham Leahair, widower
ofthe District of the Holy Trinity in the Parish of Saint Mary Islington in the County of Middlesex
andEliza Anne Wade, a spinster of 21 years and upwards
ofthe same District
To marry inDistrict of the Holy Trinity
whereHe had been residing for the last 15 days

Died: 18 July 1879, Hounslow

Death Certificate:

Registration DistrictBrentford
in the Sub-District ofIsleworth
in the County ofMiddlesex
When and where died18 July 1879, Grove Road isleworth
Name and SurnameAbraham Leahair
Sexmale
Age90 years
OccupationFormerly a cattle Salesman
Cause of deathDiarrhoea 10 days, certified
InformantElizabeth Critchfield, present at the death, Grove Road Isleworth
When Registered22 July 1879

Will:

OfAbraham Leahair of Shakespeare Cottage Hounslow gentleman
Dated15 March 1879
ExecutorsElizabeth Critchfield, Thomas Leahair, Frederick William Bubb of 190 High St Hounslow
WitnessesEdward Mote solicitor of 1 South Sq Grays Inn, Martha Mote of 16 Hornhill Sq
LegaciesHousehold furniture, china and linen to housekeeper Elizabeth Critchfield, spinster. Remainder to son Thomas Leahair.

Probate: 6 December 1879

Notes:

Possibly the Abraham Le Hair who served on a Jury at the Central Criminal Court on 2 August 1839.

  Both The Times, and local newspapers, referred to his involvement with the Islington Cattle Market.

Directory:

1841: Post Office London Directory (Part 1: Street, Commercial, & Trades Directories) Leahair Abraham, cattle salesman, 60 West Smithfield
1852: Post Office London Directory (Small Edition) Leahair Abraham, cattle salesman, 60 West Smithfield

Addresses:

1841Gibson Square, Finsbury
1851Baker St, Enfield
18614 Clifton Road, Camden Road, St Pancras
18712 Phoenix Cottages, Trinity, Islington
1879Shakespeare Cott, Grove Rd, Holloway


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