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Offline CaroleW

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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #9 on: Friday 10 November 17 18:53 GMT (UK) »
Your opening post makes no mention of Susanna marrying William Wright.  You refer to her as Susanna Asher “moving to London between 1861 and 1865” which gives the impression that Susanna Asher married John Leonard

When a widow remarries - although she may remarry under her married name - any births for children born to the second marriage will always show her actual birth surname as mothers maiden name

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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #10 on: Friday 10 November 17 22:05 GMT (UK) »
Still no marriage - so John Leonard was married to Jane when the children were baptised  ???

Does the birth certificate for Louisa 13/7/1869 give mother Susanna or Jane?
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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #11 on: Sunday 12 November 17 16:01 GMT (UK) »
On both BC's she is Susannah Leonard, formerly Asher and on her death certificate she is Susannah Leonard wife of John Leonard and that was on 29th August 1871.  I've looked under both Wright and Asher and can find no marriages anywhere.  There is no middle name at all on her BC, so can't even use Jane as a middle name?
Porter - Heckington/Boston - Lincs
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Otter - Lincs
Wright - Heckington
Giddings - Tydd St Mary
Williams - Merionethshire/Anglesey
Rose - East London
Stevens - East London
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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #12 on: Sunday 12 November 17 16:33 GMT (UK) »
Is there a John Leonard marriage to a Jane then or a death for Jane Leonard paving the way for Susannah?

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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #13 on: Sunday 12 November 17 16:35 GMT (UK) »
When did Mr Wright die - just wondering if there was room for her to have married again in between  :-\
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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #14 on: Sunday 12 November 17 17:43 GMT (UK) »
Mr Wright died in 1857, within a year of their marriage, so time to remarry, but I've not found anything.  I've not looked for a John/Jane marriage, but as Susannah is on the two BC's I have then I think this is unlikely.
Porter - Heckington/Boston - Lincs
Asher - Lincs
Otter - Lincs
Wright - Heckington
Giddings - Tydd St Mary
Williams - Merionethshire/Anglesey
Rose - East London
Stevens - East London
Grimwood - East London

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Re: Missing Leonard sisters
« Reply #15 on: Wednesday 15 November 17 20:34 GMT (UK) »
Well I've got the BC's for the other girls and the details are;

Annie Maria b. 20th May 1864, 1 Bowman's Place North, Islington
Amelia Jane b. 24th February 1866, 10 London Street, York Road, Islington

On both the parents are John Leonard and Susannah Leonard formerly Asher and he's a railway shunter, but I've yet to find him in the railway records.  Given the confirmation of the names I'll look at the earlier leads for the marriage of Anne Maria and birth to Amelia.
Porter - Heckington/Boston - Lincs
Asher - Lincs
Otter - Lincs
Wright - Heckington
Giddings - Tydd St Mary
Williams - Merionethshire/Anglesey
Rose - East London
Stevens - East London
Grimwood - East London