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Guernsey Look up Request: Philip and Eliza Harriet Leigh
« on: Wednesday 24 January 18 12:51 GMT (UK) »
I know Eliza Harriet Leigh was born in Guernsey in 1817 but I have not yet found a record. Can anyone help?
I suspect her brother Philip, born c 1812 was also born there and possibly their father Philip,(a merchant/sea captain from Dartmouth, Devon) was married in Guernsey too. The wider family had trading interests with Jersey/Newfoundland/Lisbon etc.
Have Guernsey records been put on- line and if so, where?

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Re: Guernsey Look up Request: Philip and Eliza Harriet Leigh
« Reply #1 on: Friday 23 February 18 08:17 GMT (UK) »
some Guernsey records on Familysearch.

Jerripedia BMD database:

has Phillip Charles of Phillip Leigh Jr and wife Elizabeth b 1816
Eliza of George Leigh b 1817 in same parish

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Re: Guernsey Look up Request: Philip and Eliza Harriet Leigh
« Reply #2 on: Monday 02 April 18 15:39 BST (UK) »
Apologies for the considerable delay- out of the country for a few weeks. Many thanks for your help, I am very grateful. I have no record of a George Leigh in the family so that is a big surprise and something to investigate! Just recently found another Guernsey baptism mystery related to the same family. A Sarah Savage Featherstonhaugh Leigh married a Benjamin Baynton in Exeter and had a daughter there in 1811. She was baptised in Guernsey in 1811 on 10 July St Peter Port. I was wondering if the record showed any other information? Sarah and Benjamin went on to live on Jersey in St Helier.

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Re: Guernsey Look up Request: Philip and Eliza Harriet Leigh
« Reply #3 on: Monday 02 April 18 16:17 BST (UK) »
Should have said the daughter's name was Jane.

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Re: Guernsey Look up Request: Philip and Eliza Harriet Leigh
« Reply #4 on: Friday 12 October 18 03:45 BST (UK) »
Guernsey records are not on line.

However the Maritime records by Keith Matthews are being loaded online.

Philip Leigh seems to be there:

https://www.mun.ca/mha/holdings/keith/pdf/leigh/Leigh%20-%20L%20-%20163%20-%20Philip.pdf

Edward Leigh in Lisbon 1794

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Re: Guernsey Look up Request: Philip and Eliza Harriet Leigh
« Reply #5 on: Monday 15 October 18 16:18 BST (UK) »
Thank you very much indeed for this. Certainly gives us something to go on. I had almost given up hope of finding them....just goes to show that someone, somewhere will know!