Leader, Robert 1

Birth Name Leader, Robert
Gender male
Age at Death 32 years, 5 months, 22 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1845 Saffron Walden, Wimbish, Essex, England Quarter 1
Event Note

Essex claimed as Thomas's birth place in 1901 Canada Census and in 1804 Short Bio.
[Isabella, Robert, and Shadrach also born Saffron Walden]

Birth 1845 Suffolk, England  
1 3a 4a
Census 1851-03-31 Yaxley, Suffolk, England "Leeder" - Yaxley St, possibly at Bull Inn
Event Note

1851 Census of England
Leeder: Wm [William] 43, Jane 39, Joshua 20, Henry 13, Issabella 11, Thomas 9, Robert 6, Shadrack 2.
Occupation: Wm - Farm Lab, Joshua (single) Pauper Cripple, Henry - Farm Boy; Issabella, Thomas, Robert - Scholars
Born: Yaxley, Suffolk - All

Note: on one side of their home is an empty house, on the other two new houses are being built. - SJL

Education 1851-03-31 Yaxley, Suffolk, England Scholar
Census 1861-01-14 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Event Note

1861 Census of Canada:
 Leader: Wm 54, Jane 50, Thos 17, Robt 15, Shadbiach (sic) 13, Ellen 14, Ephraim 9, William 6.
Occupation: Wm, Thos, Robt, and Shadbiach - Labourer
Born - England all except William who is born in UC [Upper Canada]
Religion: CE - all
Dwelling: 1 1/2 storey log, 1 family

[If Marg or Mary Currie 71 Widow Scotland, UP; Menzies Currie 36 Single same; and Eliz'beth Brownworth (?) 6, born UC but resident in Pilkington turn up anywhere they may be living in the house, too. Listed as Not Family Male, Family Female, and Not Family Female so rather confused and next residence unclear which line applies to. - SJL]

Occupation 1861-01-14 Guelph, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada Labourer
Marriage     see Note
Religion     Anglican
Death 1877-06-23   from headstone
Event Note

Headstone shared by Ephraim and Robert.

Ephraim Leader
Died April 9 1875
Aged 25 Years

Robert Leader
Died June 23 1877
Aged 32 Years.

[Unreadable material at base of stone - SJL.]

Sourced from Leader FT done by bluegrass419 probably from Jackson FT by wandaswand (or vice versa) on ancestry.com.au


(Image available)

Event Note

JoAnn Clark has 08 July 1877 (burial date?)



Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Leader, WILLIAM
Mother Aldrich, JANE
    Sister     Leader, Marjorie/Maria
    Brother     Leader, Joshua
    Sister     Leeder, Jane
    Sister     Leader, Susannah
    Brother     Leader, Henry
    Sister     Leader, Isabelle
    Brother     Leader, THOMAS
         Leader, Robert
    Brother     Leader, Frederick/Shadrach
    Sister     Leader, Ellen
    Brother     Leader, Henry
    Brother     Leader, Ephriam
    Brother     Leader, William



  1. Leader, WILLIAM
    1. Aldrich, JANE
      1. Leader, Susannah
      2. Leader, Henry
      3. Leader, Marjorie/Maria
      4. Leader, Joshua
      5. Leeder, Jane
      6. Leader, Isabelle
      7. Leader, THOMAS
      8. Leader, Robert
      9. Leader, Ellen
      10. Leader, Frederick/Shadrach
      11. Leader, Henry
      12. Leader, Ephriam
      13. Leader, William


Source References

  1. William Leader 1804 & descendants
  2. England and Wales, Birth Index, 1837-1920
      • Page: Essex/Saffron Walden/1845/Jan-Feb-Mar/12/252; B_1845_Q1_HP_000672-LEEDER_ROBERT.jpg
  3. 1851 Census of England
      • Page: HO107/1795/613/pg 29/Hartismere/Eye/Yaxley/9B/Suffolk; 1851Census Wm Leader and family _ Findmypast.co.uk.htm and Wm Leader 1851Census-RS00003597-4294500_01179.jpeg and 1851 Census page 1 Wm Leeder family SFKHO107_1795_1796-0249.jpg
      • Citation:

        "The Whole of the Parish of Yaxley" - Enumerator's initials only. - SJL
        1851 Census page 1 Wm Leeder family SFKHO107_1795_1796-0249.jpg

  4. JoAnn Clark
      • Page: email Photo Credits 18 Oct 2013
      • Citation:

        "Leader, Robert b 1845 in Yaxley, suffolk, was married with children, but died young 08 July 1877 in
        Guelph and is buried with his brother Ephraim, sharing a headstone with him."

      • Page: email Photo Credits 18 Oct 2013
      • Citation:

        JoAnn states: "was married with children".

  5. 1861 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1861 Census of Canada/ON/District 1/Twnshp of Guelph/Wellington/pg 5/ln 25-32; 1861 Maybe our William 4108430_00013.pdf