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Herbert Henry Leech

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Herbert Henry Leech (c1857- ) of the Pepper Mill Brass Foundry Co

c1857 Born in Wigan the son of William Leech and his wife Elizabeth

1881 Living at Ellesmere Road, Pemberton: William Leach (age 58 born Haigh, Lancs), Coal Agent and Brass Founder employing 40 hands. With his wife Elizth. Leach (age 46 born Shropshire) and their six children; Marion Leach (age 18 born Wigan); Elizth. Leach (age 16 born Wigan); Edith Ellen Leach (age 15 born Wigan); Amy Leach (age 13 born Wigan); Elsie Leach (age 10 born Wigan); and Herbert Hy. Leach (age 23 born Wigan), Brass Foundry Manager.[1]

1891 Living at Ellesmere House, 359 Ormskirk Road, Pemberton: William Leech (age 60 born Hargh, Lancs), Brass Founder and Agent - Employer. With his wife Elizabeth Leech (age 54 born Shropshire) and their six children; Herbert Hy Leech (age 34 born Wigan), Brass Founder; Mary Hannah Greener (age 31 born Wigan), Married; Marian Leech (age 29 born Wigan); Edith Helen Leech (age 26 born Wigan); Amy Leech (age 24 born Wigan); and Elize Leech (age 21 born Wigan).[2]

1918 Mentioned. Herbert Leech, Pepper Mill Brass Foundry.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. 1891 Census
  3. Wigan Observer and District Advertiser - Saturday 30 November 1918