John was a coal miner and amateur astronomer who lived and worked in Codnor, England. Codnor is in Derbyshire County. It was the largest coal mining district in England.
John and Elizabeth married in 1830.
(The information here comes mainly from a two-page Swinscoe family history that Joyce (Freestone) McClellan had. It's unclear who wrote it.)
The Find A Grave page for his daughter Eliza Leeson Swinscoe (Find A Grave: Memorial #8143343) gives this unsourced information: "Daughter of John Leeson (ABT. 1812 • Edingley, Nottinghamshire, England / OCT 1871 • Yorkshire, England) and Elizabeth Bostock (ABT. 1816 • Blidworth, Nottinghamshire, England / AFT. 1891 • England)"
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- The marriage record between John Leeson and Elizabeth Bostock in 1841 is correct - proved by the birth record of their daughter, Ann, who appears with them on the 1851 Census. I have therefore moved the marriage record from the notes section to the sources section. - Please can you updated the LNAB for Elizabeth from FULTON to BOSTOCK now that we have found this evidence? - I have not been able to find any sources for either Burton or Margaret Leeson. Do you know where these profiles came from? At this time I would say evidence suggests that they do no belong to this family and should be disconnected from them. What do you think? - I'll keep fleshing out the profiles with as many sources as I can find and then will write the bios. Once I've done that, I'll see if we can take this line further back in time.
I changed the LNAB for Elizabeth.
I put an "Uncertain Family" Research Note Box on Burton and Margaret.
edited by Chris Whitten