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The Family of Leete

Second Edition

  • by Joseph Leete, 1831-; John Corbet Anderson
  • published by Blades,East & Blades, London, 1906
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Table of Contents

Title
Dedication
Introduction
Contents
List of Illustrations
The Leetes in Ancient Records
Orthography of the Name, — Leete als. Lite Pedigree,— Extracts from Domesday Book, — Pedes Finium, — Close Rolls.— Charter Rolls. — Testa de Nevill. — Hundred Rolls. — Inquisitions Post Mortem. — Nonarum Inquisitiones. — Patent Rolls. — Richard le Lyte holds land in Toft and Comberton5. — Subsidy Rolls. — Court of Requests. Continuity of the Family Name. — Military Origin of Heraldry. — Arms of Leete.— The Crusades. — Greek Fire. — Descent of the Family Arms. — Crusading Influences in Cambridgeshire.
Family of Leete, Cambridgeshire : Eversden and Guilden Morden Cambs; Royston, Herts J and other Places
  • THE EVERSDEN BRANCH: Introductory.— Leete of Eversden as recorded in the Visitation of Cambs, a.d., on folded pedigree, facing p. 54. — The Visitation of Cambs, a.d. 1575, enlarged. — The Visitation of Suffolk.
  • GREAT AND LITTLE EVERSDEN. — John Lete of Eversden, and Ellen his wife. — Eversden Subsidies.— Hearth Tax. — Origin of Parish Registers. — Extracts from Parish Registers of Great and Little Eversden.— Sketch Pedigree.— Polls. — Eversden Inclosure. — Toft. — Kingston0.
  • Wills and Administrations relating to Eversden Branch of the Family. — Adm. Helen Leete. — Adm. William Leete of Melbourne. — Will of Edmond Leete. — Adm. Robert Leete. — Will of Flower Leete ; Copy of Lease to her from Master and Fellows of Peterhouse; Pedigree of Rogers. — Will of Giles Leete,9. — Will of Margaret Leete. — Will of Robert Leet. — Will of Robert Leet of the Quarry. — Will of Israel Leet.— Will of Judith Leet.— Will of Simeon Leet, father of the first Simeon Leete who settled at Guilden Morden; appoints his son John his executor; he was the father of Robert Leete who settled at Royston; of whom Mr. Joseph Leete of South Norwood is the great-grandson. — Will of Charles Leet.— Will of Samuel Leete.— Will of Robert Leete; Sequestration of Rectory of Little Eversden, granted to him. — Inscription in Memory of this Robert and his wife. — Notices and Inscriptions relating to Robert Leete; Stephen Leete; Lydia Leete. — Will of William Leete of Milton. — Charles Leete and his sons, William and Charles. — Will of Charles Leete. — Old William Leete.
  • GUILDEN MORDEN.— Letter from Mr. John Smyth of Bygrave. — The Manor of Avenels. — Extracts from the Parish Register of Guilden Morden. — Simeon Leete the Elder. — Sketch Pedigrees, showing descent of Baker; also Milbourn, and Phillips of Stamford. — Will of Simeon Leete the Elder. — Will of Mary Leete. — Abstract of Will of Simeon Leete. — Will of Thomas Leete of Barkway. — Abstract of Will of third Simeon Leete of Guilden Morden. — Sketch Pedigree showing descent from Hugh Fossey Smyth and Mary Leete. — Will of Ann Leete.
  • Marriage Licenses relating to Eversden branch of the Family. Setchell and Leet. — Forman and Leet. — Ellis and Leet. — Marriage Bond between John Leet and Eliz. Ellis.— Leet and Papworth — Lawrence and Leat.— Dix and Leete.— Butler and Leete.— Leete and Hawks.— Sell and Leete.— Williams and Leete.— Leete and Sell.— Fossey and Leete.— Prime and Leete.— Leete and Strickland.— Leete and Dickason. —Leete and Covington.— Smyth and Leete.— Decker and Leete. — Leete and Line, or Lyon. — Dickason and Leete.— Jackson and Leet.— Leete and Armstrong.— Leete and Whittet, with Sketch Pedigree. — Leete and Dickason.
  • ORWELL. Bishop's Transcripts, n 2-1.
  • COMBER TON, Bishop's Transcripts.
  • BASSLNGBOURN, Parish Register.
  • THERFIELD, Bishop's Transcripts.
  • WHADDON, Bishop's Transcripts.
  • WIMPOLE, Bishop's Transcript.
  • BARTON, Thomas Leete, Gent., in 1-2 assessed to Subsidy, ???
  • SHELFORD, MAGNA AND FAR FA. Assessment of John Lett, or Leete, in 1522-3 to Subsidy.
  • MELBOURNE. Assessment of Flower Lete in 1558-9 to Subsidy. — Bishop's Transcripts.
  • GYLES LEETE, mentioned in Will of John Widowes of St. Botolph's, Cambridge, a.d. 1581.
  • ROYSTON, description of.— Radmund de Litte, or Lete, Cruce Roys (Royston).— Robert Leete marries and settles at Royston.— Extracts from the Parish Register, n 9-1.— Inscription in Memory of the late Joseph Leete and Sarah his wife, of his grandfather Robert Leete, and father and mother Simeon and Sophia Leete.— Extracts from Register of Royston Old Meeting.
  • OLD POLL BOOKS.
  • JOSEPH LEETE, of South Norwood Park. See Introduction; also biographic Notice of. — Jubilee banquet and speech. — Monument in memory of Harriet, wife of Joseph Leete, and Warren their son.
  • LARGE CHART of the EVERSDEN BRANCH of the FAMILY OF LEETE, inserted opposite blank page.
  • Family of Leete
  • Cambridgeshire: Oakington and COMBERTON, ETC., CAMBS J DODINGTON, SOUTHOE, etc., Hunts; Thrapston, etc., Northamptonshire
  • THE OAKINGTON BRANCH: Introductory. — Pedigree of Leete, from Visitation of Hunts in 1613. — Folded Pedigree, from Visitation of Hunts in 1684, facing p. 128.
  • OAKINGTON.— Extracts from the Parish Register. — Oakington Subsidies. — Wills and Administrations relating to Oakington Branch of the Family. — Admn., Robert Lete. — Sketch Pedigree, descent from Robert Lete. — Admn., William Leete. — Admn., Thomas Leete.
  • COMBERTON. Richard le Lyte holds land in Comberton. — Will of Richard Leete. — Thomas Leete, assessed in 1522-3 for Comberton and Oakington. — Henry Leete assessed for Comberton in 1522-3. — His Will. — Will of John Leete of Islington. — Admn., Mary Leete of Midlow.
  • JUSTICE SHUTE.— Sketch Pedigree showing the connection between the Leetes of Oakington and the family of Shute.
  • DIDDINGTON.— John Leete.— The birthplace of Govr. Wm. Leete.
  • SOUTHOE.— The Parish Register.— Extracts relating to Anne Pain, wife of Govr. Wm. Leete, and her family. — Extracts relating to John Leete of Midlow Grange, and his family.
  • HAIL WESTON— Facsimile of entry in Parish Register recording marriage of William Leete and Ann Pain (ancestor and ancestress of the Leetes of America).
  • KEYSTON.— Extracts from the Parish Register. — Keyston the last place of William Leete's residence in England before he emigrated to America. — Entries relating to baptism and burial of his first child. — Inscriptions in Keyston Church to Dorothy Leete, etc.
  • THRAPSTON. .— The Leetes of Thrapston. — Extracts from the Parish Register. — Inscriptions on Tablets attached to walls of Thrapston Church. — Will of William Leete, of Woodford and Thrapston. — Will of William Leete of Thrapston. — Will of John Leete of Thrapston. — Leete Wills proved in Consistory and Arch deaconry Court of Northampton.
  • LARGE CHART of the OAKINGTON BRANCH of the FAMILY OF LEETE, inserted opposite blank page.
Family of Leete
THE AMERICAN BRANCH
  • Pedigree of Governor William Leete: on folded Chart, inserted opposite page 162. — Relating to Govr. Wm. Leete. — An Infant in 1613. — His Marriage. — Residence at Keyston. — Described as "Governour of Harford in New England" in the Visitation of Hunts, 1684. — Letter of Inquiry concerning Govr. Wm. Leete from Judge Smith to Rector of Keyston. — Letter from Hon. Lewis H. Steiner to Mr. Joseph Leete. — Notice of Govr. Leete, from R. D. Smith's MS. Hist, of Guilford. — William Leete one of the signers of the Plantation Covenant. — One of the six selected to purchase the land from the Indians on which the town of Guilford, U.S.A., now stands. — Articles given in exchange for the tract. — Lot acquired by Wm. Leete, and Leete's Island. — Editorial Note to Winthrop Papers, with signature and seal of Govr. Leete. — Entries relating to his death and funeral. — Tombstone and Obelisk to his memory. —named in a poem.
  • Extracts from Calendar of State Papers preserved in Public Record Office, London, relating to William Leete.
  • List of Libraries in the United States of America to which copies of the First Edition of "The Family of Leete" were presented by Mr. Joseph Leete.
  • Principal Libraries in Great Britain and Australia which also possess that book. — American acknowledgment of the Volume. — Places in America where the Family have been established. — Publications in which reference is made to the Life and History of Governor Wm. Leete. — Letter from Miss Ida L. Leete of New Haven, Connecticut, to Mr. Joseph Leete of South Norwood, England, with Mr. Leete's Reply.
  • Washington Memorials, at Thrapston, and in the Church of St. Mary the Less, at Cambridge.
The Irish Branch of the Family of Leete
Nicholas Leate, Alderman of London
The De Lettes of France
Glimpses of the Career of Mr. Joseph Leete
Valedictory
General Index




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