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Friday, January 3, 1840 The Port Phillip Herald reports on Page 3, Marriage on Thurs 26 Dec 1839 by the Rev Mr Waterfield, Mr Edwin Leadbeatter of this place, to Miss Martin, eldest dau of the late Thomas Martin Esq of Deeping Fen, Lincolnshire and sister of Mr Martin, settler, Port Phillip
|Edwin Leadbeather, Insolvent The Port Phillip Herald Tue 15 Aug 1843
Edwin Leadbeatter, House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
|Edwin Leadbeater, formerly clerk to Mr Meek, the solicitor, charged with obtaining money under false pretenses from a poor man who had employed him to purchase some land at Collingwood. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Nov 1845|
|Edwin Leadbeater, out on bail, in trial before a jury Fri 23 Jan 846, charged with false pretenses, pleaded not guilty Jury said Guilty.. Source - Melbourne Courier 26 Jan 1846
Edwin Leadbetter - Leadbetter Directory 1847 clerk
Mary Leadbetter - Leadbetter Directory 1847 schoolmistress, off Collins lane
John Sample Leahy
From on Saturday, 16 April, 2011
John Sample Leahy c1810 likely Kinsale, Cork - Stone-mason (later a Builder/Architect and Publican) and his wife Ellen McCarthy c1813 likely Kinsale, Cork came to Australia c1832 - (Launceston, Van Diemen's Land) with their first child Annie (Sarah Anne Maria) born 19/11/1832 in Kinsale, Cork. Likely that they would have embarked in Dublin, Ireland. Bounty Scheme 1825 to 1832 - looks like they went to NSW and on to Van Diemen's Land - John Leahy Mason - 3 persons - loan grant of 20 pounds from Extracted from the British Parliamentary Papers of 1833 XXVI 279, Emigrants from Great Britain & Ireland to Australia: 1825-1832. More details on the TheShipsList web site.
Their next child Margaret Leahy was born c1834 in Launceston, Cornwall, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)
John Leahy and Ellen, were in Portland when John was Christened in 1838, NSW Reference number V18382118 26A/1838 - records of Belfast; Port Fairy; Portland(Vic), Church of England - suspect this child was actually named Rebecca.
John Leahy died 13 August, 1856. Portland Area Cemetries Record 1191/30582 - Nine years in Tasmania & Fourteen years in Victoria. Married in County Cork...to Ellen [McCarthy] Leahy...Plasterer...died at Portland John and Ellen went from Cork, Ireland to Launceston, Van Diemens Land and later to Portland, Victoria - in c1840/1842
John Sample Leahy, and Ellen baptised male John at Church Of England St Stephens, Portland born at Portland 1842 #30576
John Leahy as tenants in common 160 acres Bourke lot 34., Deeds, 23 Jan 1847 2 roods Portland, lot 32., Deeds dated, 23rd January 1847
|John Leahy - Portland Bay - Post Office, Launceston, 2nd August, 1841 - The Courier (Hobart...Friday 13 August 1841, page 4 [letter for John Leahy]) The Courier (Hobart, Tas.), Friday 13 August 1841, page 4 National Library of Australia http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2955807 "POST OFFICE, LAUNCESTON. 2nd August, 1841. The following ship letters, having been put iuto the unpaid box since the 1st ultimo, are lying in this office for the sea postage : Portland Bay.-John Leahy, Portland Bay.|
|PRO - Vic - Police Magistrate's Report 1840-1853 - John Leahy is referred to on 1/7/1847 applying for a Publican's Licence (p62). On pages 83,87 and 121 there are references to him as holding a Publican's Licence for the Builders' Inn and later the Builders' Arms|
Daughter Rebecca Leahy born 4 Oct 1836, wed 1861 #263 to John Sevior - 1883 #1539 aged 47,|
|Portland Bay.-John Leahy, Portland Bay. PRO - Vic - Police Magistrate's Report 1840-1853 - John Leahy is referred to on 1/7/1847 applying for a Publican's Licence (p62). On pages 83,87 and 121 there are references to him as holding a Publican's Licence for the Builders' Inn and later the Builders' Arms|
Robert Sevior was the witness on John's death certificate and at this time Robert was living nearby, in Newmarket. |
Robert Sevior died of stomach cancer on the 29th October, 1896 reportedly at his home in Flemington Road, Flemington.
Robert Sevior is buried with his wife Mary Ann Edwards Cusack and their grave is only about 100 yards from that of his brother John, at the Melbourne General Cemetery.
Robert Sevior and Mary Edwards registered birth of Louisa Sevior 1882 #9392 at Franston
Rebecca's brother in law - Robert Sevior - Sands and McDougall - 1875 Newmarket Hotel, 74 Stephen Street, Newmarket
Rebecca (Leahy) Sevior - John's daughter, Sands and McDougall -
1886, 1887 and 1888 R Sevior "Bristol Hotel" 59 Rathdowne Street, Carlton (now no 50)
1889 Mrs R Sevior "Rising Sun Hotel" Eastern Road, South Melbourne (still standing)
1890 and 1891 R Sevior "South Yarra Club Hotel" 24 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Ellen Soumprou, birth registered 1869 #15980 at Hamilton, died 19 Jan 1902 aged 32, beloved wife of Louis A Soumprou, mother of Louis 1894, Ellen 1895, Isla 1896 dec, John 1899, and only dau of Rebecca and the late John Sevior, sister to John William Sevior 1871 #25483 born at Portland. John Sevior died 1883 #1539 aged 47, son of Mary Ann Stansbury and John Sevior
began 1st Nov, 1998
Updated 16 Jan 2012 - revised to the end of 1844
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