Harriet Symons Leigh

(1852—1916)



 BORN 30 January 1852 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England.
 DIED 10 March 1916 at Canterbury, Vic.
 BURIED 11 March 1916 at Box Hill Cemetery, Vic.
 
 FATHER Phillip Leigh, JP. (1813-1885)
 MOTHER Sarah Jane New (m. 1839 in Adelaide, SA)
 
 MARRIED Kerr Johnston jnr (1854-1889) on 3 May 1876 at Masonic-hall, Sandridge, Vic.
 CHILDREN   Arthur Melbourne Johnston (1877-1877)
Ruby Alice Johnston (1879-1957)(m. Edgar Jocelyn Carter)
Hilda Augusta Johnston (1881-1897)
Edith Isabel Johnston (1884-1964)
Alfred Kerr Johnston (1885-1957)
Sydney Leigh Johnston (1886-1979)(m. Lila Vercoe 23 Dec 1920 in Geelong, Vic)
Gilbert Byram Johnston (1888-1890)
 
The Argus of 2 June 1877 shows birth of son 25th ult — death notice names him as Arthur Melbourne.
The Argus of 24 December 1886 shows birth of son on 21st inst — Sydney.
In his marriage notice, Sydney was the youngest son. WW1 records show his dob as Jan 1887. During his military service, Sydney was treated for gonorrhoea.
The Argus of 5 February 1885 shows birth of son 2nd inst — Alfred.


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