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Doris (Dixon) Leggitt (1903 - 1981)

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Doris Leggitt formerly Dixon
Born in Hendon, Durham, England, United Kingdommap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in St Barnabas in Hendon, Durham, Englandmap
Mother of [private daughter (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Corby, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Jul 2011
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Doris Dixon

Birth on 23 May 1903 (date taken from 1939 Register and death record). Registered in the third quarter of 1903 in Sunderland, County Durham[1]. Mother's maiden name given as Coffey (Should be Cossey). Baptised on 07 Jun 1903 at St Ignatius Church in Hendon, Durham, England[2]. Parents named as William and Eva

Census 1911 Living at 20 St Leonard Street Sunderland, Sunderland, Durham, England[3]
William Dixon, Head, Married, age 40 (1871), born in Sunderland Durham, Coachman Domestic
Eva Dixon, Wife, age 37 (1874), born in Moorsley Durham
Olive Eva Dixon, Daughter, age 13 (1898), born in Sunderland Durham, School
Lydia Dixon, Daughter, age 10 (1901), born in Sunderland Durham, School
Doris Dixon, Daughter, age 7 (1904), born in Sunderland Durham, School
James William Dixon, Son, age 4 (1907), born in Sunderland Durham, School
Winifred Dixon, Daughter, age 2 (1909), born in Sunderland Durham
Jane Cossey, Mother In Law, Married, age 60 (1851), born in Stokclimsland Cornwall

Marriage to Reuben Leggitt on 29 Sep 1931 at St Barnabas in Hendon, Durham, England[4]. Reuben was age 21 (this is either a mistake by the transcriber, or perhaps it means over 21) and Doris was age 28

Census 1939 (Register) Living at 31 Brooklyn Drive , Chesterfield M.B., Derbyshire, England[5]
Doris Leggitt, born 23 May 1903, Female, Unpaid Domestic Duties, Married
Reuben Leggitt, born 24 Oct 1899, Male, Attendant Male Infirm Chesterfield Institution Dcc, Married

Death registered in the first quarter of 1981 in Corby, Northamptonshire, England[6]. Birth date given as 23 May 1903


  1. England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription
  2. Northumberland and Durham Baptisms Transcription
  3. 1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Image
  4. Northumberland and Durham Marriages Transcription
  5. 1939 Register Image
  6. England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription

  • WikiTree profile Dixon-771 created through the import of PennyCocker Family Tree.ged on Jul 18, 2011 by Penny Cocker.

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