John Leece

ID# 678, (1812 - )

John Leece was born in 1812 at Arbory, Isle of Man.

He was the son of William Leece and Ann Gell.

John Leece was baptised on 6 Sep 1812 in Arbory, Isle of Man,

John Leece
son of William Leece & Ann Gell
Sept 6 1812.1,2

     Research Note: c 1840 appears to be married to a Catherine aged 25 born Arbory
Daughter Ann, 3 and Elizabeth 1
as living with parents on the 1841 Census.

John appeared on the 1841 Isle of Man Census of 6 Jun 1841 in the household of William Leece at Cringhill, Arbory, Isle of Man;
LEECE William, 55, Ag Lab, Yes
LEECE Ann, 55, Yes
LEECE Elizabeth, 20, Yes
LEECE James, 15, Yes
LEECE Samuel, 10, Yes
LEECE John, 25, Miner Lead oar (sic), Yes
LEECE Catharine, 25, Yes
LEECE Ann, 3, Yes
LEECE Elizabeth, 1, Yes
NELSON Margaret, 15, Female Servant, Yes.3

Father*William Leece (c 1787 - Oct 1855)
Mother*Ann Gell (1788 - Mar 1863)


  1. [S1] Certificate held on file, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Hereinafter cited as Certificate held on file.
  2. [S33] Birth Marriage and Burial Entries, International Genealogical Index & Family Search Web Site (IGI) : Family Search Web site, From 2000), "Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2015), Willm Leece in entry for John Leece, 06 Sep 1812, Christening; citing Arbory, Isle of Man, Manx National Heritage Library, Douglas.

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    Isle of Man Parish Registers, 1598-2009
    Digital Folder Number      004499783
    Image Number      00125.
  3. [S169] 1841 Isle of Man Census ( PRO England, 6 June 1841), 1841, Isle of Man, Arbory, HO 107/ 1463/3 pg 37. Hereinafter cited as 1841 Isle of Man Census.