John Leslie

Male 1824 - 1905  (80 years)


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  • Name John Leslie 
    Born 29 Oct 1824  Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • He lived with his wife, Janet, and two sons on High Street. His sister Catherine also lived in the household. John was a tailor journeyman. Janet's occupation was recorded as a tailor wife and small shop keeper.
    Census 1871  Linktown, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Linktown is recorded with the Kirkcaldy census records. He lived with his wife, Janet, and five children. He is a master tailor employing four men and two boys. Also in the household was Helen Lamb. She is Janet's aunt. She is age 77 and a widow.
    Census 1881  Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He lived with his wife, Jean, and two children on 181 Links Street. He was a tailor and clothier emplyoying 8 men, three boys, and two girls.
    Died 19 Jun 1905  Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Probate 9 Sep 1905  , Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • John Leslie, retired Tailor and Clothier, 181 Links Street, Kirkcaldy, died 19 June 1905, at Kirkcaldy, testate. Confirmation granted at Cupar, 14 September, to Alexander Leslie, Tailor abd Clothier's cutter, 9 Junction Street, Leith, John Leslie, Tailor and Clothier, 179 Links Street, Kirkcaldy, and George Leslie, Engineer, 34 Sciennes Road, Edinburgh, his sons, Executors nominated in Will or Deed, dated 30 March 1905, and recorded in the Court Books od Commissariot of Fife, 9 Sep 1905. Value of Estate, L460, 9s. 2d.
    Person ID I389  Winnifred Mackenzie
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2005 

    Father Alexander Leslie,   b. 4 Jul 1794,   d. 1840's, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Kathrin Auchterlonie,   b. 3 May 1794, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1840's, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 16 Aug 1816  Cannongate, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Family ID F82  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Janet Padge,   b. 2 Nov 1827, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1871, Kirkcaldy , Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 25 Aug 1847  Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Leslie,   b. 17 Dec 1847, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. David Leslie,   b. 11 Nov 1849, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Catherine Leslie,   b. 03 Dec 1852, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Christina Leslie,   b. 06 Jan 1855, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John Leslie,   b. 27 Feb 1857, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Ann Chapman Leslie,   b. 11 Dec 1859, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Janet Leslie,   b. 27 May 1862, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. George Leslie,   b. 31 Aug 1864, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1865, Linktown, Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     9. George Leslie,   b. 03 Nov 1868, Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2008 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jean Berry Kerr Brown,   b. 23 Aug 1835,   d. 14 Oct 1904, Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall, Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 4 Dec 1876  Kirkcaldy and Abbotshall , Fife, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 2 Apr 2005 
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Census of Fifeshire 1851, Scotland. Census Office , John Leslie household; Abbotshall, GRO 399; E.D. 8, page 17, family #68; FHL 1042251.

    2. [S73] Census of Fifeshire 1871, Scotland. Census Office , John Leslie houshold; Kirkcaldy, GRO 442; E.D. 29, page 7, family #45; FHL film 103993.

    3. [S74] Census of Fifeshire 1881, Scotland. Census Office , John Leslie household; Abbotshall, GRO 442; E.D. 32, page 10.

    4. [S47] Scotland, Civil Registration, Deaths, General Register Office for Scotland, (Certificate in possession of Don Jaggi or transcription made by Don Jaggi from original), John Leslie; Abbotshall and Kirkcaldy, GRO 442; 1905, #161.

    5. [S111] Scotland Calendar of confirmations and inventories, Sheriff Courts , (Edinburgh : H.M.S.O., 1877-), 941 P2., 1905.

    6. [S5] Edinburgh, Cannongate Parish registers of 1564-1872, Church of Scotland. Cannongate Church (Edinburgh) (Main Author), (Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1985), marriages 1801-1819; FHL film 1067744.

    7. [S35] Scotland, Civil Registration, Births, General Register Office for Scotland, (Certificate in possession of Don Jaggi), Janet Leslie; Fifeshire, Kirkcaldy, GRO 442; #158; FHL 292935.