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George and Jane Leadbeater

Good evening everyone.
Dont know if you can help me with this. I have discovered via census that my great grandmother Ava Leadbeater was a resident in the Cherry Tree Orphanage: LEADBEATER, Eva (f) b. 16 Aug 1878 in Yorks., Sheffield, orphan from 16 Jul 1888 to 1 Oct 1894.

I thought I had her parents correctly listed in the family tree, unfortunately not the case.So have had to delete four generations........ I have been on Ancestry and Family search. But cant pin down George Leadbeater b 1855 died 16th May 1888, or his wife Jane ( maiden name not known) died November 19th 1884. They were married 27th november 1876, but I dont know where.

Anything would be gratefully received.
Many Thanks

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

Eva's mother maiden name is LEVICK according to the GRO

GRO Reference: 1878 S Quarter in SHEFFIELD Volume 09C Page 430

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

According to Free BMD George Leadbeater married Jane Smith q4 1876 Sheffield. The same source says Jane Levick married John Smith q1 1876 Ecclesall Bierlow.
Edit: A JohnSmith age 20 diedSheffield q1 1876 according to GRO Index

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

George Leadbeater married Jane Smith, 27 Nov 1876 at St Michael and All Angels,
Neepsend. Jane was a Widow. Her father is named as William Batty, grinder.

On the 1881 census there is a J.A. Batty, male, aged 11yrs. He is with George,
Jane and Eva at 27 Furnace Hill.

Death Reg. Q2 1888, George Leadbeater aged 39yrs, Sheffield 9c 301.
The burial is on this site.
Death Reg. Q4 1884, Jane Leadbeater aged 34yrs, Sheffield 9c 290.
Burial not found as yet.


Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

It would appear that Jane died in childbirth.
Burial General Cemetery Section W2 grave 121. Anglican Section.
Died 19 Nov 1884 buried 23 Nov 1884 Jane LEADBEATER aged 34 wife of George a Grinder of 6ct Edward St.
Died 25 Nov. 1884 buried 27 Nov.1884 William LEADBEATER aged 2 weeks son of George a Grinder of 6ct Edward St.

George is not buried in this cemetery.


Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

Following on from previous posts-
this is a possible baptism from this site

Batty, Jane (of ~, born 1851-05-25).
     Baptised November 9, 1851, by E Scully at St Maries, Sheffield Centre.
     Parents name(s) are Sarah Greaves & William (~).
     Godparents: Eni Noyland, Cath Gibbons :Page No 267 :Reg No

and birth registration
GRO Reference: 1851  S Quarter in SHEFFIELD  Volume 22  Page 715

In 1861, living at 26, Well Meadow Row, Sheffield
Charles Levick Head Widower 49 1812 Spring Knife Cutler b.Sheffield
Edwin Levick Son Unmarried 14 1847 Spring Knife Cutler b.Sheffield
George Levick Son Unmarried 11 1850 Spring Knife Cutler b.Sheffield
Sarah Batty Boarder Widow 44 1817 b.Sheffield
Jane Batty Daughter Unmarried 9 1852 b.Sheffield
Theresa Levick Daughter Unmarried Female 0 1861 b.Sheffield

I think Jane may have used her stepfather's name.

Theresa was the daughter of Charles Levick and Sarah Batty nee Greaves

GRO Reference: 1861  J Quarter in SHEFFIELD  Volume 09C  Page 291

Hope this helps

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

Found this 1871 census
Living at Daisy Walk Court, Sheffield
Charles Levick b.1810
Edwin Levick Son b.1845
Sarah Levick b.1812
Jane Levick Daughter b.1848
John Levick b.1850

Sarah Batty married Charles Lavick on Dec 29 1863 at St. Stephens both of Daisy walk. Father's names Abraham Lavick and John Greaves

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

To further complicate this story, a George Leadbeater married Agnes Heeley in 1885 Sheffield. She had a daughter Mary Elizabeth Q1 1889 Sheffield. And an Agnes Leadbeater married q2 1890 Sheffield.

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

Many thanks all for the information. Really appreciate it. Will be researching again tomorrow 😊 xxx

Re: George and Jane Leadbeater

This looks like Sarah's first marriage.

Sheffield Parish Church
1st May 1838.
Frederick William Batty, 20, bat, grinder of Burgess St. father - Jno Batty, spindle mr.
Sarah Greaves, sp, 23, of Burgess St. father - Jno. Greaves, cutler.