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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:45 pm 
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When – 26 June 1915
Where – Wheatley Chapel, Wheatley Carr Booth
Groom – Harry Leaver, 23yrs, Bachelor, Rope Maker (jouneyman) of 31 Dover street, Nelson
Bride – Edith Laura Edmondson, 21yrs, Spinster, Cotton Weaver of 11 Walverden Road, Briercliffe
Grooms father – John Leaver, Cotton Weaver
Brides father – John Edmondson, Billiard Marker
Witnesses – Henry Haythornthwaite and M.J. Haythornthwaite


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:47 pm 
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W.B. Leaver.
http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_det ... lty=519080
Father of Beresford Leaver, of 31, Dover St., Nelson, Lancs.
Date of death: 1 April 1919


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:09 pm 
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Bride – Edith Laura Edmondson, 21yrs, Spinster, Cotton Weaver of 11 Walverden Road, Briercliffe

http://www.rightmove.co.uk/viewdetails- ... n=nestoria<resale>&utm_content=nestoria<BB>

11 Walverden Road, Briercliffe is on the market.

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1901 Census - RG13; Piece: 3868; Folio: 29; Page: 10
8 Banks Street, Briercliffe
John Edmondson, Head, Mar, 29yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Briercliffe
Elizabeth Ann Edmondson, Wife, Mar, 30yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Briercliffe
Edith Laura Edmondson, Daughter, 7yrs, b. Briercliffe
Ada Edmondson, Daughter, 7yrs, b. Briercliffe


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:17 pm 
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http://www.briercliffesociety.co.uk/Sol ... Leaver.htm

Births Mar 1916
LEAVER, Clifford (Mum’s maiden name is Edmondson) – Burnley 8e 353

Marriages June 1915
LEAVER, Harry – Burnley 8e 625
EDMONDSON, Edith L. – Burnley 8e 625


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 16, 2008 2:37 pm 
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Maureen, the age for Harry Leaver does not match in the census and marriage cert, but because the address of 31, Dover Street, Nelson appears for William Bannister Leaver and Harry Leaver I think they are definitely the same person. I should also mention the father’s name agrees.

1891 Census - RG12; Piece: 3377; Folio 125; Page 39
33 Raglan Street, Nelson
John Leaver, Head, Mar, 40yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Briercliffe
Esther A Leaver, Wife, Mar, 36yrs, b. Yorks, Barnoldswick
Fred Leaver, Son, 16yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Nelson
Eliz Leaver, Daughter, 13yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Nelson
Wm. B. Leaver, Son, 8yrs, b. Nelson
Mary Ann Leaver, Daughter, 6yrs, b. Nelson
John Leaver, Son, 2yrs, b. Nelson
Harry Leaver, Son, 4 months, b. Nelson

1901 Census - RG13; Piece: 3880; Folio: 154; Page: 27
36 Derby Street, Nelson
John Leaver, Head, Mar, 50yrs, Cotton Weaver, Worker, b. Briercliffe
Esther A. Leaver, Wife, Mar, 46yrs, b. Yorks
William B. Leaver, Son, 18yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Nelon
Mary A. Leaver, Daughter, 16yrs, Cotton Weaver, b. Nelson
John Leaver, Son, 12yrs, b. Nelson
Harry Leaver, Son, 10yrs, b. Nelson


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