My name is Jacqui and I am a family history addict!

After many years of research, I started “family tree leaves” to document that research and share the life stories of my ancestors and their families.

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John Kilburn Howe – (1816- 1857)

#52Ancestors – Week 29 – “Newsworthy“ I’ve not been keeping up with the #52ancestor challenge but for the week 29 prompt, “newsworthy”, I thought I would share this recent find from the British Newspaper Archive at findmypast Born in 1816,…

On this day – 8 July

171 years ago, my 2nd Great Grandfather Alfred Legge was born. I have always assumed that Alfred was the biological father of my Great grandfather Herbert Henry Legge but as he did not marry my 2nd Great Grandmother Charlotte Laming…

On this Day – 30 June

148 years ago, my Great Grandfather Herbert Henry Legge was born My first certificate and a mystery to solve at the start my research. After finding out Herbert Henry had been born in Canterbury from the 1901 census, I found…