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Henry James Leuchars

Male abt 1829 -



  • Name Henry James Leuchars  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • John Leuchars per Curtis
    Birth abt 1829  London? Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    • identity not certain
    Baptism 24 Jul 1829  St Mary, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • son of Henry & Emma Leuchars, Windmill St, Cabinet Maker.
    Residence Jun 1841  Piccadilly, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • resid Piccadilly Jun 1841: Lucy Leuchars [grandmother?], 65, Dressing Case M.; Fanny -do-, 25; Henry -do-, 12: + others
    Emigration abt 1850  Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • identity not confirmed; no others named Leuchars among Byrne settlers.
    Marriage est 1855  Durban, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Elizabeth Hunt,   b. est 1834, England? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1891  Purbrook, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Notes 
    • possibly one of the founders of Hunt, Leuchars & Hepburn, timber and construction company, with John Hunt, who may have been his father-in-law.
      See Hunt, Leuchars & Hepburn Limited, 1850-1950, 32 p, Durban, 1950.
    Person ID I1844  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2013 

    Family Elizabeth Hunt,   b. est 1834, England? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage est 1855  Durban, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Notes 
    • Other children include George, b 1858; Lucy, ...
    • Sir George Leuchars, born Durban 06 Apr 1858, died Cape Town 10 Feb 1924, Natal politician, was the son of Henry James Leuchars and his wife , Elizabeth Hunt. ... Until he came of age he remained on his father's farm ... [Dictionary of South African Biogrqaphy, vol 3, p 649]
    • Marriages: On June 21 [1890], at St. Cyprian's Church, Durban, Frank Anthony Milner Layman, ... , to Lucy, daughter of Henry James Leuchars, of Purbrook, Greytown, Natal. [South Africa Magazine, 02 Aug 1890]
    Children 
    +1. Lilian Elizabeth Leuchars,   b. 15 Sep 1864, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1960, Greytown, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F0395  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1829 - London? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 24 Jul 1829 - St Mary, Lambeth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Piccadilly, Mayfair Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - abt 1850 - Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - est 1855 - Durban, Natal? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - est 1855 - Durban, Natal? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - Purbrook, Greytown, Natal Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Mary, Lambeth, 24 Jul 1829.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 12 b Middx

    3. [S11] Newspaper, Natal Witness, 08 Sep 1891.
      marriage dau Lilian

    4. [S11] Newspaper, Natal Witness, 20 Sep 1864.
      birth dau Lilian

    5. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    6. [S07] Other Sources, Register of British Settlers in Natal 1824-1857.
      Shelagh O'Byrne Spencer

    7. [S09] Estimate.