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Peter Leigh

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: England
Death: 1759 (49)
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Peter Leigh, M.A. and Elizabeth Leigh
Husband of Elizabeth Leigh
Father of Sir Egerton Leigh, 1st Baronet Leigh of South Carolina
Brother of Hester Leigh; Rev. Egerton Leigh; John Leigh; Reverend Thomas Leigh; Jane Leigh and 2 others

Occupation: Barrister
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About Peter Leigh

Peter Leigh was born in 1710.1 He was the son of Reverend Peter Leigh and Elizabeth Egerton.1 He married Elizabeth Latus, daughter of William Latus.1 He died in 1759 at South Carolina, U.S.A..1


Peter Leigh was a practising Barrister-at-Law.1 He held the office of High Bailiff of Westminster.1 He held the office of Chief Justice of South Carolina.1

Child of Peter Leigh and Elizabeth Latus

  • Sir Egerton Leigh, 1st Bt.+1 b. 11 Oct 1733, d. 15 Sep 1781


  • [S40] L. G. Pine, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry, 17th edition, (London, England: Burke's Peerage Ltd, 1952), page 1505. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Landed Gentry, 17th ed.
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Peter Leigh's Timeline

October 11, 1733
Age 23
- 1759
Age 43
South Carolina
Age 49
Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Charleston County, SC