Revised 09/09/2015

LEE FAMILY PAGE
LEE NAMES INDEX

John William BEST                      Mary Ann LEE
Born 1854 at Kirkstall                 Born 1844 at Eccleshill
Baptised 4 Jun 1854
  at Kirkstall, St Stephen
Parents William/Eliza                  Parents James/Hannah
Married 27 May 1882 at Kirkstall, Congregational Chapel
Puddler of 15 Fountain Terrace (widower), father : stone breaker;
bride Warper of 5 Ackroyd Terrace Armley, father : slubber
Witnesses Epaphras LEE            Mary Ann's brother
          Henry MYERS             Mary Ann's sister Martha's husband
Died 1920 (age 66)                     Died 15 Feb 1921 (age 76)
  at Armley, 23 Armley Ridge Road        at Armley, 23 Armley Ridge Road
Bu'd 20 Oct 1920 (grave C621)          Buried 18 Feb 1921 (grave C621)
  at Armley, Hill Top Cemetery           at Armley, Hill Top Cemetery
Remarks :
John William previously married 1. (towards the end of 1880) Matilda Kelly
     (born at Halifax mid-1866). She died as the result of child-birth 
     within a month or so (early 1881) alleged age 16, though actually 
     only 14. The infant (a male) did not survive.
Addresses :
1883-84 Armley, Ridge Road
1885-86         17 Ridge Road
1887            13 Barden Street
1888-94          4 Barden Street (engine packing labourer)
1895-98         25 Ridge Road
1899            23 Ridge Road
1900-03         23 Ridge Road
1904-21         23 Armley Ridge Road [road renamed] (corporation labourer)
Children : b=born, c=christened, m=married, d=died
Beatrice         b 3/4/83 Armley; m. William Robert Harrison
CENSUS DETAILS
1861 Census  3354-41  Kirkstall, Cardigan Square
William      Best    H    M 37 brick maker             Wortley
Eliza        Best    W    M 34 wln cloth notter        Leeds
John W       BEST    S    -  7 scholar                 Kirkstall
Joseph B     Best    S    -  1                         Kirkstall
Sarah A      Best    D    - 12 scholar                 Kirkstall
Ellen        Burnett Mr/L - 58                         Pudsey
1871 Census  4573-34  Kirkstall, Springfield Place
William      Best    H    M 46 lab (road man)          Wortley
Eliza        Best    W    M 44                         Leeds
John         BEST    S    - 17 lab (road man)          Kirkstall
Joseph Benjn Best    S    - 11 scholar                 Kirkstall
Tom          Best    S    -  7 scholar                 Kirkstall
1881 Census  4540-146  Kirkstall, 15 Fountain Terrace
William H    Tiffany H    M 32 leather tanner          Kirkstall
Sarah A      Tiffany W    M 32                         Kirkstall
             and family  plus :
John W       BEST    B    W 27 puddler iron            Kirkstall
1881 Census  4509-54  Armley, 5 Akeroyd Square
Henry        Myers   H    M 32 coal & ironstone miner  Armley
Martha       Myers   W    M 30                         Calverley
             and family, plus
Mary Ann     LEE     Lr   U 37 wln warper              Eccleshill
1891 Census  3682-75  Armley, 4 Bardon Street
John William BEST    H    M 37 engine packing lab      Kirkstall
Mary Ann     BEST    W    M 46                         Eccleshill
Beatrace     Best    D    -  8 scholar                 Armley
1901 Census  4214-72  Armley, 23 Ridge Road 
John         BEST    H    M 46 maker of engine packing Kirkstall
Mary Ann     BEST    W    M 55                         Eccleshill
Beatrice     Best    D    S 17 tailoress               Armley
1911 Census       Armley, Ridge Road, 23 Ridge Row
John W       BEST    H    M 55 road sweeper            Kirkstall
Mary A       BEST    W    M 65                         Eccleshill