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Benjamin Leach, SV/PROG

Birthplace: England
Death: Died in South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of William Leach and Martha Leach
Husband of Elizabeth Leach; Elizabeth and Ann Leach, SM/PROG
Father of Edward Leach; Ann Amelia Leach; William Abraham LEACH; Benjamin Henry LEACH and John Leach
Brother of James Leach and John Leach

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1820 Settler to the Cape of Good Hope.

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Transcripts for Combe - baptism

  • 1778 Feb 1st Benjamin s/o William & Martha Leech


  • Leach, Benjamin
  • Last Name: Leach
  • First Name: Benjamin
  • Date of Birth: 1789
  • Place of Birth: from Devonshire, England
  • Parents – Father:
  • Parents – Mother:
  • Spouse: Ann b. 1789
  • Marriage Date:
  • Marriage Place:
  • Date of Death:�
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Notes: Parkin’s party of 1820 settlers. DN 6591/1859, 4860/1877. Children:

Ann 1816 William Abraham b. 1822 Haas Poort, dist. of Cradock, m. Frances Mary, and d. 24 Oct 1859 age 37 Table Farm dist. Cradock (q.v.)

Also an Edward Leach b. 1813 England to Benjamin Leach and Elizabeth Julia Ocksman, m. Alice, he d. 28 Dec 1877 age 64, (q.v.).

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Benjamin LEACH 1820 [17543]

Benjamin's occupation was a Mason.

Benjamin was born in 1790.

Benjamin and Ann ?? 1820 [14524] were married.

Benjamin and Ann had the following children:

2. i. Ann Amelia LEACH 1820 [17542] Ann and John VERITY [24722] lived at "Fresh Fountain", Oliphant's Hoek, Uitenhage District, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Ann was born in 1817. Ann and John [24722] were married February 10, 1834 at Grahamstown Church (St George's - Anglican), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa by Rev John Barrow.

3. ii. William Abraham LEACH [39406] was born November 6, 1821. William was christened February 24, 1822 at Salem, Eastern Cape, South Africa. William and Caroline Elizabeth ?? [39018] were married.

4. iii. Benjamin Henry LEACH [40835] was born October 1, 1823. Benjamin was christened November 30, 1823 at Salem, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Benjamin and Johanna Hermina BAKKES [39150] were married June 4, 1850 at Sidbury Church (St Peter's - Anglican), Sidbury, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

5. iv. John LEACH [17544] was born July 27, 1828. John and Sarah Ann HINDS [39351] were married August 18, 1849 at Sidbury Church (St Peter's - Anglican), Sidbury, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

6. v. Edward LEACH [56441] was born August 10, 1813 at Sutherland, England. Edward and Agatha Wilhelmina "Armina" BOTHA [56442] were married. Edward died December 28, 1877 at Victoria East, Cape, South Africa.

Seen on Weymouth Ship's Muster for 2 Jan 1820

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Benjamin Leach, SV/PROG's Timeline

August 10, 1813
Age 23
Eynsham, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 27
November 6, 1821
Age 31
South Africa
October 1, 1823
Age 33
South Africa
July 28, 1828
Age 38
District of Uitenhage, South Africa
Age 82
South Africa