John Leigh, of Ridge

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John Leigh, of Ridge

Also Known As: "Jenkins"
Birthplace: West Hall,High Legh Rosthern,Cheshire,England
Death: after 1452
Cheshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Piers de Legh, of Lyme and Margaret Legh, of Clifton
Husband of Alice Alcock
Father of John Legh, IV; Roger Leigh, of Ridge and Richard Leigh, of Rushall
Brother of Sir Piers Legh II, of Lyme Hall and Matilda Legh
Half brother of Jenkin Legh; Isabella Covert; Sir John Savage II, of Clifton; Elizabeth Savage; Mary Leigh and 14 others

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About John Leigh, of Ridge

JOHN LEIGH, who inherited his mother's estate, of Ridge, was escheator of Cheshire for seven years, from the 12th Henry VI, and was living in 1452, , being then also escheator.


  1. Page: Visitation of Warwickshire 1682 Harleian Society Vol. LXII (1911) Leigh of Stoneleigh pp.10-12.  
  2.  A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and Scotland, extinct, dormant, and in abeyance.  England (Google eBook) John Burke 1831.  Page 310.  "Leigh"
  3. "Pedigree of the Leigh Family of Rushall." Records of Rushall, County Stafford: With a Transcript of the Old Parish Register and Extracts from the Churchwardens' Accounts (Google eBook) Frederick William Willmore.  Robinson, 1892 - 195 pages.  Page 82


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John Leigh, of Ridge's Timeline

West Hall,High Legh Rosthern,Cheshire,England
Booths, Esq, Cheshire, England
Ridge, Cheshire , England
Willington, Bedfordshire, England
Age 61
Cheshire, England