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Frederick Leach, Jonathon Leach, Yves LeBas, Stephen Lebusque, George Lechte,
Benjamin Wright Lee, Edward Lee, James Lee, James Coppell Lee, Samuel Belton Lee,


Frederick Leach

Frederick Leifchild Leach came c1855 wed 1856 #2209 to Arabella Atkinson and lived at Tarnagulla, Geelong, Newbridge,
9 Children 1. Augustus Frederick Leach 1857 #15385 - 1858 #8276 lived 17 months
2. Louisa Leach 1858 #17691
3. Fanny Leach 1860 #8327
4. Isabella Leach 1862 #4263
5. Emily Leach 1863 - 1865 #5471 lived 2 years
5. Carrie/Caroline Leach 1864 - 1944 #16992 aged 70
6. Richard Arthur Leach 1865 #17601 - 1951 #4016 aged 87
7. Alfred Leach 1869 #24934 - 1943 #7494 aged 73
8. Robert Leach 1871 - 1875 #15302 lived 4 years
9. Alice Leach 1875 #19836
4. Isabella Leach 1862 #4263 - 1942 #28689 aged 81, wed 1879 #2651 to James Manley and lived at Tarnagulla, 13 Children
5. Carrie/Caroline Leach 1864 - 1944 #16992 aged 70, wed 1893 #3844 to William Marshall 1869 #8240, 3 chn
6. Richard Leach 1865 - 1951 #4016 aged 87, wed 1888 #6710 to Wilhelmina Rokahr and lived at Dunolly Wilhelmene Rokahr 1864 #21516 dau of Sophia Nilsson nee Brant and Ernst Rokahr, born at Dunolly
Her sister appears to be Maria Margaret Nilsson 1857 #11875 born at Dunolly, dau of Emilie Soppia Fried Brant
3 Children 1. Arabelle Amelia Leach 1889 #11763
2. Fredk Ernest Leach 1891 #32460
3. Henry Richard Leach 1893 #12210

Jonathon Leach

Jonathon Leach came c1855 with Jane Forbes Hunter and lived at Maldon
4 Children 1. William Leach 1856 #13453
2. Thomas Paris Leach 1858 #7880
3. Jane Leach 1860 #3898 lived 10 months
4. Sarah Jane Leach 1861 #9073
1. William Leach 1856 #13453 wed 1886 #5564 to Sarah Jane Bell 1864 #9119 daughter of Mary Evans and John Bell born at Kingower, and lived at Rheola
4 Children 1. Mary Bell Leach 1888 #32568
2. Wm Jno Leach 1890 #26620
3. George Edward Leach 1893 #16200
4. Elsie Eliz Leach 1894 #32399
2. Thomas Paris Leach 1858 #7880 wed 1891 #5665 to Mary Bell and lived at Rheola then Inglewood
10 Children 1. Ethel Elizth Leach 1892 #7303
2. Thos Paris Leach 1894 #15019
3. Robt Wm Leach 1896 #6244 also registered 1896 #14408
4. Jno Edwd Leach 1898 #21629 lived 13 years
5. Mary Maud Leach 1900 #21631
6. Chas Godfrey Leach 1902 #21206
7. Sarah Jane May Leach 1906 #5825 lived 1 year
8. Gladys Hilda Leach 1907 #19665
9. Albt Jas Leach 1910 #4169
10. Harold Garnet Leach 1912 #21415
Charles Godfrey Leach 21 Aug 1913 - 12 Mar 1966, wed 24 Jan 1942 to Theresa Gertrude Hancock 27 Jul 1914 - 8 Aug 1963 sons Ian and Harold
4. Sarah Jane Leach 1861 #9073 - 1924 #14067 aged 64 wed 1882 #2868 to Jabez Button from Essex, and lived at Ballarat, 4 Children

John Leak

John Leak 1822 - 1856 #527 aged 34 from Scotland, and Anna Robinson lived near Geelong, then at Wedderburn.
3 children 1. Ann Whiteley Leake
1. Victoria Leake 1850 #22387 "Christ Church" Church of England at Geelong
2. Ellen Harnett Leaking 1853 #363 at Wedderburne
Ann Whiteley Leake wed 1864 #345 to James McCallum and lived at Birregurra
8 children 1. John McCallum 1869 #7020 - 1929 #1080 aged 59
2. Mary McCallum 1871 #936 - 1937 #13072 aged 66, wed 1894 #4389 to John Alex McNeill
3. Firth Wm McCallum 1873 #822
4. Ann Whitely McCallum 1875 #7302 - 1936 #13969 aged 71, wed Prime
5. Alice Maude McCallum 1877 #13353 - 1955 #22507 aged 78
6. Ernest McCallum 1879 #13965 - 1952 #19373 aged 72
7. Lillian Edith May McCallum 1881 #7266 - 1968 #26700 aged 87
8. Ethel Victoria McCallum 1883 #7119
2. Victoria Leah/Leake b. 1850 #22387 - 1912 dau of Anna Robinson and John Leak, born at Modewarre, Winchelsea, died at Winchelsea, wed 25 Nov 1867 #3624 to John Tilley 31 Oct 1847 #21947 - 8 Jul 1876 #8951 aged 28,
Victoria Tilley nee Leake wed 1879 #140 to John Farquharson
Victoria Farquharson nee Leake wed 1897 #2971 to Samuel Gldman from Tasmania,
Samuel Gladman 1840 - 1934 #13537 aged 95, son of Rhoda Hurst and William Gladman, died at Wurdi Boluc

Yves LeBas

Yves/Evans Le Bas from Jersey wed 1875 #4534 to Janet Nash from Edinburgh lived at Richmond, Malvern
11 children 1. Francis Lebas 1876 #11606
2. Alfred Lebas 1877 - 1878 #8192 lived 10 months
3. George Lebas 1879 #2713 - 1879 #761 lived 3 months
4. Jeannette Lebas 1880 #8901 - 1880 #4245 lived 10 weeks
5. Alfred Lebas 1881 #8517 - 1881 #9995 lived 5 months
6. William Le Bas 1883 #1751 - 1883 #1012 lived 1 month 6. Albert Thomas Lebas 1884 #10743 - 1884 #5047 lived 2 months
7. Ernest Albert Le bas 1885 #3994 - 1885 #12694 lived 10 months
8. Isabella Le Bas 1887 #4588
9. Robert Harry Le Bas 1888 #31011 - 1889 #3103 lived 5 months
10. John LeBas 1889 - 1891 #14393 lived 2 years
11. Ruth Hope Le Bas 1893 #21657
1. Francis Alexr Lebas 1875 #11606 wed 1906 #635 to Rhoda Victoria Fowles 1881 #8405 - 1972 #16014 aged 91,

Stephen Lebusque

From on Sat, 27 Sep 2003

Regarding your entry for Le Busque on you website, here is additional information if you wish to add it.

Stephen LE BUSQUE (Born circa 1803 Sheffield - died 21/5/1855 Melbourne) was tried at the Derby Assizes 15/7/1826 for burglary. His sentence of death was commuted to transportation for life. He Sailed from London aboard the Andromeda I on the 14/10/1826 and arrived in Launceston VDL on the 23/2/1827.
His conditional pardon was granted in 24th May 1839. He wed on the 3/10/1836 to Maria PITT (Born ? Dublin - 20/7/1860 Melbourne). Their Children were as follows:-

1. Thomas Le Busque (1/8/1836 Longford Tas - 1884 Sth Melbourne) married Anne MCKINLEY
2. Richard Le Busque (14/3/1839 - 5/3/1840)
3. Amelia Jane Le Busque (2/3/1844 - 15/3/1844)
4. John Le Busque (12/2/1845 - unknown)
5. Stephen Le Busque (20/1/1847 - 1867 Melbourne)
6. William Le Busque (20/9/1848 - unknown)
7. Susanna Le Busque (1/10/1850 - 29/5/1854)
8. Mary Le Busque (12/7/1852 Launceston - 1943 Melbourne) married Hector HARTNESS

1. Thomas LE BUSQUE and Ann MCKINLEY married 18/8/1857. Their Children are as follows:-

1. William James Le Busque (1858 - 1860)
2. Thomas John Le Busque (27/6/1858 - 23/7/1912) married Margaret Jane CARTER (1863 - 1906)
3. Maria Jane Le Busque (1862 - 1946) married George Christie BISSLAND (1861 - 1937)
4. Margaret Ann Le Busque (1/1/1864 - 18/12/1917) married John CROPP (27/9/1859 - 10/9/1937)
5. Aletia Eliza Le Busque (1866 - 1933) married Walter REED/REID (1859 - unknown)
6. Palmerston James Le Busque (1869 - 1870)
7. Emma Amelia Le Busque (30/1/1872 - 9/10/1895)

1.2. Thomas John LE BUSQUE and Margaret Jane CARTER married 31/12/1883. Their children are as follows;-

1. Samuel Thomas Charles Le Busque (16/1/1885 - 1962) married Alice May GRAY
2. Margaret Ann Le Busque (1887 - 1941) married Charles Aeneas (Ernest) CLARK
3. Ruby Elvira Le Busque (1890 - 1939) married Heinrich Gordon SALTAU
4. Mary Lavinia Le Busque (1893 - 1950) married Albert ASHLEY
5. Violet Le Busque (1895 - 1963) married Joseph DYNES

Regards, Genni Gregory
GGG Granddaughter of Stephen Le Busque.

Sorry - following is not yet updated using Genni's material

Thomas Lebusque wed 1857 #2548 to Anne Mckinley, and lived at Melbourne suburbs, then at St Arnaud
6 children 1. Thomas John Lebusque 1858 #9914
2. William James Lebusque 1859 #17747 lived 8 months
3. Maria Jane Lebusque 1862 #1503
4. Margaret Ann Lebusque 1864 #1560
5. Palmerston Lebusque 1870 #10410 lived 1 day
6. Emma Amelia Lebusque 1872 #4259
1. Thomas John LeBusque 1858 #9914 wed 31 Dec 1883 #5198 to Margaret Jane Carter 1864 #5146
5 children
see above
1. Samuel Thomas Chas Lebusque 1885 #4306
2. Margaret Ann Frances Lesbusque 1887 #5012 wed Charles Aeneas (Ernest) CLARK
3. Maria Jane Lebusque 1861 - 1946 #6475 aged 85, wed 1881 #3065 to George Christie Bissland 1861 #5813 - 1937 #8892 aged 76, and lived in Melbourne, 9 children

George Lechte

George Lechte wed 1859 #4740 to Catherine Bolch and lived at Mulgrave
8 Children 1. William Ludwig Lechte c1862
2. Charles Adolph Lechte 1863 #9946 - 1863 #5050 lived 6 months
3. Unnamed Male Lechte 1864 #10744
4. Auguste Carl Lechte 1866 #10287
5. Anna Lechte 1868 #25354 - 1870 #5687 lived 1 year
6. Walter Lechte 1871 #22075
7. Louis Edw Lechte 1873 #15225
8. Albert Augustus Lechte 1875 #7740
1. William Ludwig Lechte c1862 wed 1886 #3559V to Mary Mckerral
Geo Wm Henry Albert Lechte wed 1887 #3388 to Mary Elizabeth James
Henry George Lechte wed 1887 #3994 to Maggie Jane Dwyer

Benjamin Wright Lee

Benjamin Wright Lee wed Jul-Sep 1845 to Elizabeth Offord in district of Bury St Edmunds in the county of Suffolk
Benjamin Lee aged 28, a Coachmaker from Ipswich, both reads and writes, Episcopal church, came 19 May 1849 as Assisted Immigrants, on the Ann Milne with wife Elizabeth Lee aged 23 and daughter Elizth Rebecca Lee aged 1

Benjamin Wright Lee c1818 - 1899 #7344 aged 79, son of Mary Ann and Benjamin Lee, and Elizabeth Sophia Offord 1826 - 1897 #3034 aged 71, lived at Richmond, where both died
11 Children 1. Elizth Rebecca Lee aged 1, 1848 - 1924 #13501 aged 76,
2. Fredk Lee 1852 - 1932 #7247 aged 80
3. Harry Lee 1854 - 1932 #2718 aged 78
4. Charles Lee 1856 #1060 - 1858 #5542 lived 2 years
5. Mary Ann Lee 1857 #14119 - 1938 #1819 aged 80,
6. Benjamin Lee 1859 #17881
7. Sophia Lee 1861 #18558 - 1881 #2022 lived 19 years
8. Henrietta Lee 1864 #10433 - 1935 #5101 aged 72
9. Florence Lee 1866 #9478 - 1900 #6235 aged 34
10. Alfred Lee 1868 #10864
11. Alice Lee 1870 #3492 - 1938 #6879 aged 68
1, Elizabeth Rebecca Lee 1848 - 1878 #4080 to William Allen Stewart from Hampstead
1 Child 1. Leon Stewart 1887 #17976R - 1888 #670R lived 5 months
3. Harry Lee 1854 - 1932 #2718 aged 78 wed 1885 #1205 to Nichola Duguid
John Duguid aged 29 Jun 1854 on the Conway with wife Helen Duguid nee Bisset aged 23 and Nichola Duguid aged 1 Jun 1854 Conway
4 Children 1. Helen Sophia Lee 1886 #5352
2. Ruby Hertannis Lee 1887 #22795
3. Twin Harry Lee 1889 #6453
4. Twin Isabella Lee 1889 #6454 - 1889 #4262 lived 2 days
5. Mary Ann Lee 1857 #14119 - 1938 #1819 aged 80, wed 1882 #5786 to Albert Charles Smith Clutterbuck born 25 Sep 1859 East Melb, died 16 Aug 1939 East Melb, Aust, 1859 #17057 son of Rebecca Smith and Henry Clutterbuck and lived at Geelong. See Clutterbuck family of Henry and Rebecca Clutterbuck.
4 Children 1. Albert Lee Clutterbuck 1889 #3745 - after 1963
2. Irene Violet Clutterbuck 1891 #33371 - 1892 #6402 lived 7 months
3. Cedric Roy Clutterbuck 1896 #11773 - 1955 #9020 aged 59 died at Maffra
4. Aubrey Wright Clutterbuck 1899 #3304 - 1899 #5799 lived 1 day
By Paul Clutterbuck 2001 in GenForum,
Albert Lee Clutterbuck came to WA from Victoria in the early 1900's and was a banker. He had a brother Cedric, who lived in Geelong, I think. Albert married Elsie Moore and they had four children: Cedric Arthur Hugh, Betty, Eric and Noel, and all live in Perth as do most of their children and grandchildren.
6. Henrietta Lee 1864 #10433 - 1935 #5101 aged 72, wed 1886 #3790V to Henry George Bell 1861 #19213 and lived at Hawthorn, Camberwell, 8 Children

Edward Lee

Edward Lee from Nottingham, wed 1871 #1252 to Cecilia Barling and lived at Collingwood
8 Children 1. Mary Ann Lee 1871 #22507 lived 3 years
2. Emma Charlotte Chantry Lee 1874 #1523
3. Sarah Eve Lee 1878 #14771
4. George Lee 1881 #16508
5. Elizabeth Agnes Lee 1883 #2687 lived 3 years
6. Edward Lee 1884 #16805
7. John Lee 1886 #17243
8. Frederick William Lee 1888 #19342
Sarah Eve Lee 1878 - 1947 #12450 aged 69, wed 1902 #4831 to Godfry Thomas Walkerden 1878 #1162 - 1928 #1256 aged 49, 6 children

James Lee

James Lee wed 1854 #2480 to Sarah Strong and lived at Indented Head, Winchelsea then Benalla
14 children 1. Louisa Janie Lee 1855 #1496
2. William Henry Lee 1857 #2149
3. Elizabeth Lee 1858 #11932
4. Agnes Ann Lee 1860 #14812
5. Tom Lee Lee1861 #21301
6. Martha Lee 1864 #12410
7. Rose Lee 1866 #18743
8. Mary Lee 1868 #6341
9. George Lee 1869 #19688
10. Frederick James Lee 1871 #6347 - 1876 #439 lived 6 years
11. Lucy Lee 1875 #7269
12. Frederick James Lee 1877 #13279
13. Herbert Frank Lee 1878 #6905
14. Edwin Lee 1881 #21363
1. Louisa Janie Lee 1855 #1496 wed 1884 #1481 to David Inglis form Edinburgh
2 children 1. Leslie James Inglis 1885 #20879 2. Violet Blanche Inglis 1888 #5801
2. William Henry Lee 1857 #2149 wed 1882 #1904 to Sarah Ann Evans born at Warnambool, appears to be Sarah Anne Evans 1865 #20387 daughter of Anne McKinley and Thomas Evans, and lived at Benalla
1 child 1. Albert Edward 1883 #613
3. Elizabeth Lee 1858 #11932 wed 1881 #1473 to William Myors who appears to be son of Mary Ann Clark 1818 - 1873 #8489 aged 55, and James Myors 1808 - 1869 #9293 aged 61 from Norfolk
2 children 1. Ethel May Myors 1882 #601
2. David James Myors 1884 #9849
4. Agnes Ann Lee 1860 #14812 - 1892 #6509 aged 31, wed 1885 #5109 to Henry Beardmore 1863 #3761 son of Flora McDonald and Edwin James Beardmore born at Melton,
5. Tom Lee 1861 #21301 wed 1887 #7198 to Emma Doretta Auhl born in Adelaide, appears to be daughter of Dora Lebbe 1831 - 1867 #2087 aged 36 daughter of Dorothea and Johan Lebbe of Germany, and Cristof Auhl from Meckleburg who wed 1867 #2923 to Fanny Geraghty
6. Martha Lee 1864 #12410 - 1954 #16741 aged 89, wed 1890 #4161 to Samuel Trigg 1863 #23723 - 1920 #14318 aged 57, and lived at Geelong then Servicetown, 4 Children

James Coppell Lee

James Coppell Lee wed 1856 #156 to Flora Margaret Allnutt and lived at Collingwood
5 children 1. Flora Elizabeth Lee 1856 #10857
2. James Coppell Lee 1859 #1587
3. Sarah Lee 1861 #1545
4. Annie Lee 1862 #1544 - 1919
5. William Lee 1863 #17590

1. Flora Elizabeth Lee 1856 wed 1884 #1136 to Alfred McGuire from Liverpool
2 children 1. Flora Edith Frances McGuire 1884 #28135
2. Mabel Lucretia McGuire 1887 #6449

4. Annie Lee 1862 - 1919 wed 1892 to Angus Alexander Ross 1861 at Newbridge

Samuel Belton Lee

Thankyou to Amanda (atworthy @ netspace, 2010) for this family on Rootsweb

Samuel Bolton Lee 1829 - 1911, Chr 28 Sep 1829 at Saint Mary De Castro, Leicester, UK, wed 1855 #3078 to Cordelia Leigh 1836 - 1877 #2921 aged 41 dau of Mary Bishop and James Leigh of London, and lived at Taradale, Gisborne, Sandhurst
8 Children 1. Katharine Morville Lee 1857 #7361 - 1892 died in Gisborne, Vic
2. Francis Charles Belton Lee 1859 #15770 - 1926 #8129 aged 66, died at Bacchus Marsh
3. Lionel Wilton Lee 1862 #5381
4. Isabella Marion Lee 1866
5. Cordelia Lee 1868 #16511 - 1969 #10210 aged 100
6. Constance Lee 1868 #16512
7. Godfrey Berry Lee 1871 #23560
8. Samuel Betton Lee 1874 #25708
2. Francis Charles Belton Lee 1859 #15770 - 1926 #8129 aged 66, died at Bacchus Marsh, wed 1896 to Mary Ellen Cherry 1866 #14959 - 1940 #2678 aged 72, died in Balwyn, Vic, dau of Ann Davis and Edward Cherry whose dau Elizabeth Ann Cherry aged 2 died 1866 #10655 at Gisborn
Children born in Mosman, NSW
3 Children 1. Alan Edward Lee 1897 #33209
2. Ruth Cherry Lee 1899 #32453
3. Francis M Lee 1901 #24174
3. Lionel Wilton Lee 1862 #5381 - 1941 #4641 aged 79, died at Heidelberg, wed 1884 #5500 to Elizabeth Shaw Teasdale 1 Nov 1864 - 1956 #16849 aged 91,
Thankyou to Amanda who put details on Rootsweb - Family lived at Rochester, then at Bendigo
10 Children 1. Lionel Lee 1885 died
2. Cordelia Lee 1886 - 1969 #10210 aged 83, wed Alfred Waldron
3. Lionel Wilton Lee 1887 #23325 - 1949 #8761 aged 61,
4. George Valentine Lee 1889 #7114 - 1921 #417 aged 31
5. Albert Victor Lee 1891 #16825 - 1891 #17744 lived 9 months
6. Stanley Auburn Lee 1892 #7737 - 1964 #5959 aged 72
7. Horace Victor Lee 1894 #9285
8. Violet May Lee 1896 #17311 - 1984 #17892 aged 88, wed Newstead
9. Norman Victor Lee 1899 #16084
10. Clarence Vincent Lee 1904
5. Cordelia Lee 1868 #16511 - 1969 #10210 aged 100, wed 1904 to Alfred Waldron 1880 - 1959 #2832 aged 79
A second web site identifies Cordelia who wed Alfred Waldron as the daughter of Lionel, Cordelia Lee 1886 - 1969 #10210 aged 83,
2 Children 1. Pearl Waldreon 1906
2. Sylvia Cordelia Waldron 1911 - 1974 #19411 aged 61, wed Slade
3. Lionel Wilton Lee 1887 #23325 - 1949 #8761 aged 61, wed Teresa Agnes Long 1886 - 1969, dau of Elizabeth Lily Nixon 1864 - 1939 and William Henry Long 1856 #4851 - 1919, son of Elizabeth Shillinglaw 1827 - 1890 wed 1846 #3933 to William Henry Long at Melbourne Independent Congregational Church, children christened at St Francis Roman Catholic church.
Elizabeth Shillinglaw 1827 - 1890 dau of Sarah Prince and Phillip Shillinglaw
1 Child 1. Lionel Auburn Lee 1912 - 1945 #11330 aged 33
8. Samuel Belton Lee gave Leicester as birthplace when he wed 1892 #1755 to Alice Kate Neill living in Collingwood, Vic


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