Leader, Joshua 1

Birth Name Leader, Joshua
Birth Name Leader, 2nd Joshua
Gender male
Age at Death 42 years, 3 months, 26 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1831 Yaxley, Suffolk, England  
2a 3a
Birth 1831 England 1881 Census
Census 1841-06-06 Saffron Walden, Wimbish, Essex, England  
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

Occupation 1851-03-31 Yaxley, Suffolk, England Pauper Cripple [details not yet found]
Religion     Anglican?
Census 1861-01-14 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Census 1871-04-02 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Death 1873-04-27 Holburn, Middlesex County, England ~~possible
Event Note

1873 Probate Calendar:
Leader, Joshua.
Effects under Pounds 100.
13 May. Administration of the effects of Joshua Leader late of 61-Red-Lion-Street Holburn in the County of Middlesex who died 27 April 1873 at 61-Red-Lion-Street was granted at the Principle Registry to Elizabeth Leader 61-Red-Lion-Street Widow the Relict.

Census 1881-04-04 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada good evidence but still not sure ours
Census 1891-04-24 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Event Note

William and his wife Annie and son Joseph in own home lines 11-13; Joshua, Mary E, Joshua E, Mary E, and Elizabeth Agnes (?) are lines 14-18.

Census 1901-03-31 Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  
Event Note

1901 Canada Census

Joshaua (sic) 70 and Elizabeth (70) Leader, daughter Mary E Leader 30, granddaughter Elizabeth Burgress 17, and their "domestic" Louis Middleton 15. Joshaua b England, Elizabeth Ireland, and rest Ontario. J All Methodist except Louis who is a United Brethren.

Death 1905-05-18 Amaranth, Wellington County, Ontario, Canada  


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


    Family of Leader, Joshua and Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary
Married Wife Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary
  1. Leader, [Living]
  2. Leader, [Living]
  3. Leader, [Living]
  4. Leader, [Living]
  5. Leader, [Living]
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  11. Leader, [Living]
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  13. Leader, [Living]


Type Value Notes Sources
Merged Gramps ID I0666


  1. Leader, WILLIAM
    1. Aldrich, JANE
      1. Leader, Susannah
      2. Leader, Henry
      3. Leader, Marjorie/Maria
      4. Leader, Joshua
        1. Armstrong, Elizabeth Mary
          1. Leader, [Living]
          2. Leader, [Living]
          3. Leader, [Living]
          4. Leader, [Living]
          5. Leader, [Living]
          6. Leader, [Living]
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          8. Leader, [Living]
          9. Leader, [Living]
          10. Leader, [Living]
          11. Leader, [Living]
          12. Leader, [Living]
          13. Leader, [Living]
      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. 1841 Census of England
      • Page: HO107/340/24/Saffron Walden/Radwinter/Wimbish/Essex; 1841 England Census for Jane Leader.pdf
  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. 1861 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1861 Census Canada/ON/E 1/2 17/Weelington/1/Amaranth/pg 72; 1861 Other Joshua 2 lots of land Agric 4108431_00539.pdf and
  5. 1871 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1871/Canada/ON/Wellington North/35/Amaranth/G/36/C-9950; 1871 Canada Census a Joshua and Elizabeth 4396751_00211.pdf
  6. England Wales National Probate Calendar
      • Page: 1873; pg 350; our Joshua Leader probate query 31874_222601-00353.jpg
  7. 1881 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1881 Canada Census/Amaranth, Wellington North, Ontario, Canada /153/1/105/747229/462/C-13260; 1881 Joshua and Elizabeth e008192880.pdf
  8. 1891 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1891 Canada/ON/126/North Wellington/A/1; 1891 William and Annie and Joshua and Mary 30953_148178-00608.pdf
  9. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Page: 101/Canada/ON/Wellington North/A/pg 8; Wellington (north/nord), Ontario, Canada
  10. JoAnn Clark
      • Page: email Photo Credits 18 Oct 2013
      • Citation:

        "Leader, Joshua b 1831 Yaxley, reported on 1851 census as a cripple unable to work, but he came to Canada with the rest of the family a few years later, married, had 9 children,ran his own farm in amaranth twp, Dufferin county, general vicinity of Orangeville where brother Henry lived, and died in amaranth 18 May 1905. Amazing!"