The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Robert Leeves, higgler, son of Esau Leeves, farm labourer and Jemima Leeves [Lancaster]
Generation No. 1
  1. Robert Leeves, higgler was the son of Esau Leeves, farm labourer and Jemima Leeves [Lancaster]. He was born 16th Dec 1818 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 17th Jan 1819 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, son of Esau and Jemima, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press
  He married (1) Phoebe Apps on Jan to Mar 1838, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1838 Q1 Vol 7 Page 329. She was born 1820 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Oct 1888 at High Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex, aged 68 years; buried 27th Oct 1888 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJemima who was born 1838 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1838 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Leah [sic]; died Sep 1842 Hadlow Down, Sussex, aged 4 years, daughter of Robert and Phoebe; buried 29th Sep 1842 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
2 iiCharles who was born 1840 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1840 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Phoebe
3 iiiSarah who was born 1843 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1843 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Phoebe
4 ivAmos who was born 1848 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 6th Aug 1848 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Robert (higgler) and Phoebe; died 1918, aged 71 years
5 vEnos who was born 4th Sep 1851 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 24th Mar 1884 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Robert and Phoebe; died Apr 1884 Pound Green, Buxted, Sussex, aged 33 years; buried 4th Apr 1884 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
6 viRobert who was born 1854 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 4th May 1854 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Robert (poulterer) and Phoebe
7 viiAlice who was born 14th Jul 1858 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 17th Feb 1889 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert and Phoebe
  He married (2) Sarah Ann Phipps on Oct to Dec 1889, registered at Maidstone District, Kent, ref: 1889 Q4 Vol 2a Page 1246. She was born 1841 at Ashford, Kent
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Charles Leeves, farmer was the son of Robert Leeves, higgler and Phoebe Leeves [Apps]. He was born 1840 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 5th Apr 1840 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Phoebe
  He married Sarah ..... on c 1864. She was born 1846 at Chelsfield, Kent. They had the following children:
  iPhebe who was born 1868 at Chelsfield, Kent
8 iiJohn Robert who was born 1871 at Chelsfield, Kent
  iiiCharles William who was born 17th Jul 1878 at Balham, Surrey; christened 25th Jun 1882 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of William (higgler) and Sarah
  ivFlorence Eleanor who was born 28th Mar 1885 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 14th Jun 1885 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of William (higgler) and Sarah
  vAgnes Annie who was born 1889 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 12th Feb 1893 Holy Trinity Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of William (farmer) and Sarah
   
  3. Sarah Duplock [Leeves] was the daughter of Robert Leeves, higgler and Phoebe Leeves [Apps]. She was born 1843 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1843 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Phoebe
  She married Isaac Duplock on 12th Oct 1864 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. He was the son of Isaac Duplock, farm labourer and Sarah Duplock [Miller]. He was born 1840 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 26th Apr 1840 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEmily who was born 1865 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 20th May 1865 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
9 iiMary Ann who was born 1866 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 16th Dec 1866 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  iiiSally who was born 1869 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1869 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  ivPhoebe who was born 1871 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 28th May 1871 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  vEsther who was born 1873 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1873 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  viIsaac who was born 1876 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 30th Jan 1876 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  viiHenry who was born 1877 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1877 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  viiiAlice who was born 1880 at Buxted, Sussex
   
  4. Amos Leeves, farm labourer was the son of Robert Leeves, higgler and Phoebe Leeves [Apps]. He was born 1848 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 6th Aug 1848 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Robert (higgler) and Phoebe; died 1918, aged 71 years
  He married Emma Morris on Oct to Dec 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 11873 Q4 Vol 2b Page 203. She was the daughter of William Morris, farm labourer and Eleanor Morris [Funnell]. She was born 1847 at Framfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1847 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, daughter of William (labourer) & Eleanor Morris; died July to Sep 1895, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1895 Q3 Vol 2b Page 62, aged 49 years. They had the following children:
  iFrank William who was born 23rd May 1874 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 28th Jun 1874 St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex, son of Amos (higgler) and Emma Leeves; died Oct to Dec 1895, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1895 Q4 Vol 2b Page 141, aged 21 years
10 iiAlfred Enos who was born 1877 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1877 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died Oct to Dec 1898, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1898 Q4 Vol 2b Page 62, aged 21 years
11 iiiAmos who was born 1878 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1878 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died 1963 Portsmouth, Hampshire
12 ivRose Ellen who was born 1881 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1881 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died 1946 Hailsham, Sussex
13 vSarah Jemima who was born 1883 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1883 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died 1954 Battle, Sussex
   
  5. Enos Leeves, labourer was the son of Robert Leeves, higgler and Phoebe Leeves [Apps]. He was born 4th Sep 1851 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 24th Mar 1884 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Robert and Phoebe; died Apr 1884 at Pound Green, Buxted, Sussex, aged 33 years; buried 4th Apr 1884 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  He married Esther Histed on 29th Jun 1878 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. She was the daughter of Ambrose Histed, cordwainer and Mary Ann Histed [Smith]. She was born 1850 at Buxted, Sussex; died Dec 1882 at Buxted, Sussex, aged 32 years; buried 24th Dec 1882 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1879 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1888 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, aged 10 years, son of Enos (labourer) and Esther; died May 1896 Hadlow Down, Sussex, aged 17 years; buried 30th May 1896 St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex
  iiEnos who was born 1882 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1888 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, aged 6 years, son of Enos (labourer) and Esther
   
  6. Robert Leeves, farm labourer was the son of Robert Leeves, higgler and Phoebe Leeves [Apps]. He was born 1854 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 4th May 1854 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Robert (poulterer) and Phoebe
  He married Caroline Hesman on Apr to June 1878, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q2 Vol 2b Page 202. She was born 1853 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iHerbert Samuel who was born 15th Mar 1879 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1879 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Robert (higgler) and Caroline
  iiJohn Robert who was born 3rd Nov 1880 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1880 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Robert (higgler) and Caroline
  iiiElizabeth who was born 6th May 1882 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 11th Jun 1882 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
  ivFlora who was born 24th Nov 1883 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 13th Jan 1884 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
  vNelly who was born 13th Jul 1885 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 30th Aug 1885 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
  viRhoda who was born 27th Apr 1887 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 21st Aug 1887 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
  viiErnest Alfred who was born 1889 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 24th Mar 1889 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
  viiiKate who was born 1890 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 27th Jul 1890 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
  ixEdith who was born 1892 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 18th Dec 1892 St. Mary's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert (labourer) and Caroline
   
  7. Alice Coleman [Leeves] was the daughter of Robert Leeves, higgler and Phoebe Leeves [Apps]. She was born 14th Jul 1858 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 17th Feb 1889 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of Robert and Phoebe
  She married Henry Coleman on c 1875. He was the son of Philip Coleman, labourer and Frances Coleman [Brown]. He was born 1854 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1854 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iHenry who was born 1877 at Uckfield, Sussex
  iiCharley who was born 1880 at Buxted, Sussex
  iiiAlice who was born 1882 at Maresfield, Sussex
  ivFanny who was born 1884 at Buxted, Sussex
  vBertie who was born 1890 at Buxted, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  8. John Robert Leeves, farmer was the son of Charles Leeves, farmer and Sarah Leeves. He was born 1871 at Chelsfield, Kent
  He married Emma Jane Marten on Jan to Mar 1900, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1900 Q1 Vol 2b Page 185. She was born 1877 at Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMildred Lucy who was born Dec 1900 at High Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex; christened 30th Dec 1900 Holy Trinity Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of John Robert (farmer) and Emily Jane
   
  9. Mary Ann Hope [Duplock] was the daughter of Isaac Duplock, farmer and Sarah Duplock [Leeves]. She was born 1866 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 16th Dec 1866 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
  She married George Hope on 2nd Nov 1886 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex. He was born 1862
   
  10. Alfred Enos Leeves was the son of Amos Leeves, farm labourer and Emma Leeves [Morris]. He was born 1877 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1877 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died Oct to Dec 1898, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1898 Q4 Vol 2b Page 62, aged 21 years
  He married Jane Hobden on Apr to June 1898, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1898 Q2 Vol 2b Page 195. She was the daughter of Henry Hobden, master steam thresher and Ellen Hobden [Stevens]. She was born 1878 at Chiddingly, Sussex; christened 27th Jan 1878 at Chiddingly Parish Church, Chiddingly, Sussex; died 1946 at Hailsham, Sussex
   
  11. Amos Leeves, able seaman, merchant navy was the son of Amos Leeves, farm labourer and Emma Leeves [Morris]. He was born 1878 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1878 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died 1963 at Portsmouth, Hampshire
  He married Elsie Ada Thomas on Jan to Mar 1909, registered at Portsmouth District, Hampshire, ref: 1909 Q1 Vol 2b Page 725. She was born 1881 at Clyro, Radnorshire, Wales; died 1927 at Portsmouth, Hampshire. They had the following children:
  iAda Elizabeth who was born 15th Oct 1909 at Portsmouth, Hampshire; died 2000 Hampshire
  iiErnest A. who was born 1912 at Portsmouth, Hampshire; died 1913 Portsmouth, Hampshire
   
  12. Rose Ellen Coomber [Leeves] was the daughter of Amos Leeves, farm labourer and Emma Leeves [Morris]. She was born 1881 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1881 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died 1946 at Hailsham, Sussex
  She married William Lindsay Coomber on 29th Aug 1903 at St. Mary the Virgin Parish Church, Hailsham, Sussex. He was born 1871
   
  13. Sarah Jemima Catt [Leeves] was the daughter of Amos Leeves, farm labourer and Emma Leeves [Morris]. She was born 1883 at Hadlow Down, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1883 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, daughter of Amos (labourer) and Emma Leeves; died 1954 at Battle, Sussex
  She married Alfred Charles Catt on July to Sep 1905, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1905 Q3 Vol 2b Page 191. He was the son of David Catt, farm labourer and Charlotte Catt. He was born 1877 at Warbleton, Sussex; died 1946 at Hastings, Sussex
   

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