Is your surname Leigh?

Research the Leigh family

Alice Leigh's Geni Profile

Records for Alice Leigh

1,621,348 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Share

Alice Leigh (Barker)

Also Known As: "Or /Coverall/"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hagmond, Wolverton, Shropshire, England
Death: Died in Stoneleigh, Warwick, England, Great Britain
Place of Burial: Stoneleigh, Warws, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Barker alias Coverall of Wolverton and Elizabeth Hill
Wife of Sir Thomas Leigh, Lord Mayor of London
Mother of Alice Coney; Winifred Bond (Leigh); Richard Ralph Leigh; Sir Thomas Leigh; Sir Rowland Leigh, Kt., of Longborrow and 3 others
Sister of Dorothy Barker; John Barker; NN Barker; Parnell Robert Cutler; Edward Barker and 3 others

Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
Last Updated:

About Alice Leigh

  • 'Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 1 By John Burke
  • Burke's genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry, Volume 1 By John Burke
  • Pg. 573
  • III. Thomas, who m. Margaret, dau. of Thomas Wilbraham, of Woodhey, in Cheshire, and had issue,
    • Elizabeth, m. to John Barker, Esq. of Haughmond, in Salop, and had a dau.,
      • ' ALICE BARKER, who m. Sir Thomas Leigh, and from this alliance lineally descends the present CHANDOS, LORD LEIGH of Stoneleigh.
  • _____________________________________
  • 'A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... By John Burke
  • A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... By John Burke
  • Pg. 310
  • ROGER LEIGH, of Wellington, in Shropshire and Rushall, in the county of Stafford. This gentleman had issue, . . . . And a younger son,
    • ' THOMAS LEIGH, who was brought up under Sir Rowland Hill, a rich merchant of London, and Lord Mayor of that city; by whom, for his knowledge and industry, he was made his factor beyond sea; and in that trust deporting himself with the highest integrity, Sir Rowland bestowed upon him the hand of his favourite niece, Alice, daughter of John Barker, alias Coverall, of Wolverton, in the county of Salop, by Elizabeth, his wife, daughter of Thomas Hill, and upon the issue of the marriage he entailed the greater part of his estate. Thomas Leigh subsequently served the office of Sheriff of London, and was Lord Mayor at the death of Queen Mary. He was knighted during his mayoralty, and dying in 1571, was buried in Mercer's Chapel, London, with this epitaph upon is tomb: . . . .
    • ' His widow lived at Stoneleigh to a very advanced age, having seen her chiildren's children to the fourth generation. She died in 1603, and was buried at Stoneleigh, where she had founded an hospital for five poor men, and five poor women, all of them to be unmarried persons, and nominated after her decease by Sir Thomas Leigh, her son, and his heirs for ever. Sir Thomas Leigh had issue by this lady,
      • ROWLAND, who was largely provided for at Longborough, in Gloucestershire, by Sir Rowland Hill, his godfather. He m. first Margery, daughter of Thomas Lawe, of London, vintner, and secondly, __, daughter of Sir Richard Berkeley, Knt., of Stoke-Gifford, in Gloucestershire.
      • Richard, died s. p.
      • THOMAS, of whom presently.
      • William (Sir), of Newnham-Regis, in Warwickshire, who m. Frances, daughter of Sir James Harrington, of Exton, in Rutlandshire, and left a son, . . . .
      • Mary, m. first, to Robert Andrews, of London and secondly, to __ Cobb.
      • Alice, m. to Thomas Connye, of Lincolnshire.
      • Katherine, m. Edward Barber, of Somersetshire, Serjeant at Law.
      • Winifred, m. Sir George Bond, Lord Mayor of London.
      • The second surviving son,
      • THOMAS LEIGH, was knighted by Queen Elizabeth, and created a baronet, upon the institution of that order, 29th June, 1611. Sir Thomas m. Catherine, fourth daughter of Sir John Spencer, Knt., of Wormleighton, in the county of Warwick, and had issue,
  • _________________
  • http://www.thepeerage.com/p12901.htm#i129003
  • 'Alice Barker1
  • 'F, #129003, d. 1603
  • Last Edited=30 Dec 2008
  • ' Alice Barker was the daughter of John Barker.1 She married Sir Thomas Leigh, son of Roger Leigh, before 13 March 1536.2 She died in 1603.2
  • ' From before 13 March 1536, her married name became Leigh.1
  • 'Children of Alice Barker and Sir Thomas Leigh
    • 1.Sir Thomas Leigh, 1st Bt.+1 d. 1 Feb 1625/26
    • 2.Rowland Leigh+1 d. a 1596
    • 3.Sir William Leigh3
    • 4.Mary Leigh3
    • 5.Alice Leigh3
    • 6.Katherine Leigh3
    • 7.Winifred Leigh3
  • Citations
  • 1.[S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 44. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.
  • 2.[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 2, page 2292. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • 3.[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.
  • _____________________________
  • 'Alice Barker
  • 'F, b. circa 1518, d. 1600
  • Father John Barker b. c 1495
  • Mother Elizabeth Hill b. c 1498
  • ' Alice Barker was born circa 1518 at of Wolverton, Shropshire, England.1 She married Thomas Leigh circa 1536.1 Alice Barker died in 1600.
  • 'Family Thomas Leigh b. c 1515, d. 17 Nov 1572
  • Children
    • ◦Alice Leigh+1 b. c 1537, d. b 1621
    • ◦Winifred Leigh+ b. c 1538, d. a 1592
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, SLC Archives.
  • http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p2264.htm#i68037
  • _______________
view all 17

Alice Leigh's Timeline

1525
1525
Hagmond, Wolverton, Shropshire, England
1537
1537
Age 12
Basingthorpe, Lincolnshire, England
1538
1538
Age 13
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England, (Present UK)
1545
1545
Age 20
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England
1545
Age 20
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England
1547
1547
Age 22
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England
1547
Age 22
Stoneleigh,,Warwickshire,England
1551
1551
Age 26
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England
1555
1555
Age 30
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England
1557
1557
Age 32
Stoneleigh, Warwickshire, England