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Leslie Spencer (1908 - 1977)

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Mr Leslie Spencer
Born in Furness Vale, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Leslie Spencer was born on 21 January 1908 in Furness Vale, Cheshire (now Derbyshire), the son of Thomas Spencer and Sinah Ann (Corfield) Spencer[1][2]


Leslie Spencer married Edith Annie Broughton in 1933 in Halifax RD, Yorkshire[3]


  • Geoffrey Spencer, b.1934, Halifax, Yorkshire[4]
  • Jean Spencer, b.1935, Halifax, Yorkshire[5]
  • Joyce Spencer, b.1938, Halifax, Yorkshire[6]
  • Kathleen M. Spencer, b.1939, Halifax, Yorkshire[7]


  • 1911 Census[8]: Yeardsley-cum-Whaley, Macclesfield RD, Cheshire; aged 3 years (b. Furness Vale, Cheshire), with his parents and siblings
  • 1939 Census[9]: 7 Spa Well, Thomas St., Elland, Yorkshire; Leslie Spencer (b.1908), Edith A. Spencer (b.1908), Jean (Spencer) Welch (b.1935)


Leslie Spencer passed away in 1977 in Halifax RD, Yorkshire[2]

Research Notes


  • Thomas Spencer, born about 1884 in Blackley, Yorkshire
  • Sinah Ann Corfield, born in 1877 in Halifax, Yorkshire and christened there on 11 December 1879, the daughter of Benjamin and Eliza Corfield
Thomas and Sinah were married in 1902 in Halifax, Yorkshire[10] and in addition to Leslie had the following children:
  • Granville Spencer, b.1902, Blackley, Yorkshire[11]
  • Eunice Beatrice Spencer, b.1904, Blackley, Yorkshire[12]
  • Elsie Spencer, b.1906, Furness Vale, Cheshire[13]
  • Jack Spencer, b.1910, Furness Vale, Cheshire[14]
  • William Spencer, b.1912, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire[15]
  • Thomas Spencer, b.1914, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire[16]


  1. GRO Reference: 1908, M Quarter, Hayfield, 7B/981; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD
  2. 2.0 2.1 GRO Reference (Death): 1977, M Quarter, Halifax, 4/1203; DoB: 21 January 1908
  3. GRO Reference: 1933, S Quarter, Halifax, 9A/1295
  4. GRO Reference: 1934, M Quarter, Halifax, 9A/451; Mother’s Maiden Name: BROUGHTON
  5. GRO Reference: 1935, S Quarter, Halifax, 9A/457; Mother’s Maiden Name: BROUGHTON
  6. GRO Reference: 1938, M Quarter, Halifax, 9A/482; Mother’s Maiden Name: BROUGHTON
  7. GRO Reference: 1939, J Quarter, Halifax, 9A/585; Mother’s Maiden Name: BROUGHTON
  8. England and Wales Census, 1911," database, FamilySearch ( : 3 July 2019), Leslie Spencer in household of Thomas Spencer, Yeardsley cum Whaley, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom; from "1911 England and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 14, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey
  10. GRO Reference: 1902, J Quarter, Halifax, 9A/756
  11. GRO Reference: 1902, D Quarter, Halifax, 9A/403; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD
  12. GRO Reference: 1904, M Quarter, Halifax, 9A/419; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD
  13. GRO Reference: 1906, S Quarter, Hayfield, 7B/912; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD
  14. GRO Reference: 1910, J Quarter, Macclesfield, 8A/127; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD
  15. GRO Reference: 1912, D Quarter, Chapel-en-le-Frith, 7B/1651; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD
  16. GRO Reference: 1914, S Quarter, Chapel-en-le-Frith, 7B/1770; Mother’s Maiden Name: CORFIELD

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