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Joseph Leay                                           1849-1919
Joseph was born about 1849, the son of Joseph Leay and Ann Mumford, near Upton, Cheshire. He first married Elizabeth Moore in 1871. She died at age 38 in 1883. He then married Susannah Moore Eden
Elizabeth Moore                                     1847-1883     (1st Wife)
Elizabeth was born about 1847, at Liverpool, Lancashire.
I have identified the following children.
  Joseph Medden Born abt 1872   Litherland, Lancashire  
Ann Jane Born abt 1876   Seaforth, Lancashire  
Elizabeth Moore Born abt 1878   Seaforth, Lancashire Married Thomas Willis Richmond Longstaff
Ellen Moore Born abt 1881   Litherland, Lancashire  

Birth of Parents
Joseph Leay b: abt 1849  c: 6 May 1849       Upton, Cheshire       1849 2Q Wirrall 19 429

Elizabeth Moore b: abt 1847         Liverpool, Lancashire

Marriage
abt 1871
Joseph Leay
Elizabeth Moore
          1871 3Q W Derby 8b 628

Children
Joseph Medden Leay b: abt 1872               Litherland, Lancashire       1872 3Q W Derby 8b 486
son of Joseph Medden Leay and Elizabeth Moore
Ann Jane Leay b: abt 1876               Seaforth, Lancashire       1876 2Q W Derby 8b 499
daughter of Joseph Medden Leay and Elizabeth Moore
Elizabeth Moore Leay b: abt 1878               Seaforth, Lancashire       1878 3Q W Derby 8b 512
daughter of Joseph Medden Leay and Elizabeth Moore

1881 Census RG11-3698 4 April 1881 Litherland, Lancashire
11 Loughlin Terrace
Joseph Leay
Elizabeth (Wife)
Joseph M.
Ann J.
Elizabeth M.
Age 33
Age 33
Age 8
Age 4
Age 2
Fireman (Gasworks)

Scholar
Upton
Liverpool
Litherland
Seaforth
Seaforth
Cheshire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
abt 1849
abt 1847
abt 1872
abt 1876
abt 1878

Ellen Moore Leay b: abt 1881               Litherland, Lancashire       1881 4Q West Derby 8b 521
daughter of Joseph Medden Leay and Elizabeth Moore

Death
Elizabeth (Moore) Leay Died 1883, Age 38,               1883 3Q W Derby 8b 386



Susannah Eden                                       1848-1926                     (2nd Wife)
Susannah was born about 1848, the daughter of Evan and Margaret Eden, at Maghull, Lancashire.

I have not identified any children:

Birth of New Wife
Susannah Eden b: abt 1848     Maghull, Lancashire       1848 4Q Ormskirk 21 516
daughter of Evan and Margaret Eden

Marriage
abt 1885
Joseph Leay
Susannah Eden
      1885 4Q Lancaster 8e 1013

1891 Census RG12-2969 6 April 1891 Bootle Cum Linacre, Lancashire
47 Waterworks Road
Evan Eden
Margaret (Wife)
Susannah Leay (Dau)(M)
Joseph Leay (SonLaw)(M)
Elizabeth
Ellen
Hope Dean
Frank Greenwood (Lodger)(s)
Frank Robinson (Lodger)(s)
Age 75
Age 73
Age 43
Age 44
Age 12
Age 9
Age 7
Age 38
Age 19
Labourer

Dressmaker
Labourer
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Labourer
Telegraphick
Scarisbrick
Maghull
Maghull
New Brighton
Seaforth
Litherland
Bootle
Crosthwaite
Windermere
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Cheshire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Westmoreland
Westmoreland
abt 1815
abt 1816
abt 1848
abt 1849
abt 1878
abt 1881
abt 1883
abt 1852
abt 1871

1901 Census RG13-3464 1 April 1901 Bootle, Lancashire
339 Hawthorne Road
Joseph Leay
Susannah (Wife)
Elizabeth
Jesse Millward (M) (Boarder)
Thomas Longstaff (Boarder)
Hope Dean (Servant)(s)
Age 53
Age 52
Age 22
Age 49
Age 24
Age 16
Labourer
Dressmaker

Fellmonger
Fellmonger
Servant
Heswall
Maghull
Seaforth
Newcastle under Lyme
New Hey
Bootle
Cheshire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Staffordshire
Lancashire
Lancashire
abt 1849
abt 1848
abt 1878
abt 1851
abt 1876
abt 1883

1911 Census RG14-(371) 3 April 1911 Bootle cum Linacre, Lancashire
293 Hawthorne Road   (2 Rooms)
Joseph Leay
Susannah (Wife)
Age 64
Age 63
Labourer Upton
Maghull
Cheshire
Lancashire
abt 1849
abt 1847

Death
Joseph Leay Died abt 1919, Age 70,       1919 3Q West Derby 8b 324

Death
Susannah (Eden) Leay Died abt 1926, Age 78,       1926 4Q West Derby 8b 521