Joseph Leatherbarrow Mary Leatherbarrow Edward A Leatherbarrow Mary Leatherbarrow Margaret Billington Elizabeth Leatherbarrow Anne Theresa Leatherbarrow Margaret Leatherbarrow Margary Leatherbarrow Joseph Leatherbarrow Harry Leatherbarrow Thomas Leatherbarrow Agnes Leatherbarrow Alice Leatherbarrow Mary Latham Mini tree diagram

William John Leatherbarrow

1882 - 1938

Life History




Married Margaret Billington.


Birth of daughter Mary W. Leatherbarrow


In the 1891 & 1901 Censuses in the house of his parents in Little Crosby.
In the 1901 Census William is a Gardener.

Married Margaret Billington.

Lancashire Marriage indexes: 1908:

Leatherbarrow, William J - Billington, Margaret, West Derby, Liverpool [REG_WD/254/136]

In the 1911 Census Margaret Leatherbarrow is recorded with her father and brother in Little Crosby, but not with William.

In the 1911 Census there is, in the 38th Battery, Royal Field Artillery, Rawalpindi, India:

William John Leatherbarrow Single30Driver b. Lancaster, England

But he is shown as being unmarried.

Wiliam_Leathrebarrow_1882_Arrival.jpg William was in Canada in 1911.

The arrival record (December 9th) has his occupation as coachman.

While he was in Canada he sent the photo below.
In the album there is a note
"Mary's Uncle Willie in Canada. (At Esterbrooks)"

Did he travel on his own? His daughter is born less than 12 months later, in the last quarter of 1912.

From freeBMD

Birth: Dec 1882, Leatherbarrow, John, W. Derby 8b 516

Birth: Dec 1912, Leatherbarrow, Mary W, mother née Billington, W. Derby, 8b, 456

Marriage: Dec 1908, BILLINGTON Margaret, W. Derby 8b 737
Marriage: Dec 1908, LEATHERBARROW, William John, W. Derby 8b 737

Probable Death: Jun 1938, Leatherbarrow, William J, 57, Liverpool S. 8b 217