Edmund Leighton

Edmund Blair Leighton (1852 - 1922)

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Edmund Blair Leighton
Born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdommap
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Died in Chiswick, London, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jun 2018 | Last significant change: 15 Nov 2018
13:15: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Edmund Blair Leighton (1852-1922). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Edmund Leighton is Notable.

Edmund was born on 21 September 1852 in Clerkenwell, Middlesex[1]. He was the son of Charles Leighton and Caroline Boosey.

His father died when he was three, in 1855.

He married Katherine Nash in Brentford, Midddlesex [2]

He died on 1st September 1922 and was buried in Chiswick, Greater London.[3]

He passed away on 1st September 1922 and is buried in Old Chiswick Cemetery, London Borough of Hounslow, Greater London, England[4].




(1861) St Mary Abbotts Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
(1871) Kensington, London, Middlesex, England
(1881) Acton, Middlesex, England
(1891) Lyme, Devon, England
(31 Mar 1901) Chiswick, Middlesex, England
(1911) Chiswick, Chiswick, Middlesex, England (1922) Chiswick, London Borough of


  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2N4S-JV7 : 1 October 2014), Edmund Blair Leighton, 1852; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Clerkenwell, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. April - June 1885, http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=4bf%2FxyJSpxzi4clBFp0nlQ&scan=1
  3. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/Q2WB-Q71V : 19 September 2016), Edmund Blair Leighton, 1922; Burial, Chiswick, London Borough of Hounslow, Greater London, England, Old Chiswick Cemetery; citing record ID 167613454, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.
  4. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVP9-TQDN : 13 December 2015), Edmund Blair Leighton, 1922; Burial, , , ,, ; citing record ID 135634134, Find a Grave, http://www.findagrave.com.

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