James Leivars1

#4602, (23 October 1883-March 1955)
ChartsThe Smiths of the Deepings
Birth*23 OCT 1883 James Leivars was born on 23 OCT 1883 at Sawley, Derbyshire, England.1,2 
Marriage*23 SEP 1911 He married Harriet Perkins, daughter of Arthur Perkins and Kate Smith, on 23 SEP 1911 at All Saints Church, Sawley, Derbyshire, England, witnessed by Arthur Perkins and Emma Perkins.3 
Death*MAR 1955 James Leivars died in MAR 1955 at Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England, aged 71.4 
Name Variation He was also known as Levers.5 
Milit-Beg*5 DEC 1902 He began military service on 5 DEC 1902 at Derby, Derbyshire, England.6 
Milit-Begfr 24 FEB 1904 - 22 DEC 1910 He began military service fr 24 FEB 1904 - 22 DEC 1910 at India.7 
EmploymentAUG 1907 He was employed as Gun layer.8 
Employment*2 APR 1911 He was employed as General labourer, Army reservist.9 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He lived at 27 Chantry Place, Sawley, Derbyshire, England.10 
Residence*DEC 1915 He and Harriet Perkins lived at 7 Back Street, Sawley, Derbyshire, England, together with James Arthur Leivars and Dorothy Leivars.8 
Milit-End*3 DEC 1915 James Leivars ended military service on 3 DEC 1915 at Tynemouth, Northumberland, England.11 
Employment29 SEP 1939 He was employed as General Labourer.12 
Residence29 SEP 1939 He and Harriet Perkins lived at 29 Tamworth Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire, England, together with Dorothy Leivars, William Alfred Leivars and Philip Leivars.12 

Family

Harriet Perkins b. 19 May 1885, d. Sep 1961
Marriage*23 SEP 1911 James Leivars married Harriet Perkins, daughter of Arthur Perkins and Kate Smith, on 23 SEP 1911 at Sawley, Derbyshire, witnessed by Arthur Perkins and Emma Perkins.3 
Children
Last Edited21 Nov 2018

Citations

  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shardlow, Derbys., Oct-Dec 1893, vol 7b 501. As James Levers.
  2. [S77] British Army records, age 19 years and 1 month on signing short service on 5 Dec 1902.
  3. [S48] Parish Register, marriage; James Leivars, 27, father John, & Harriet Perkins, 25, father Arthur, Parish Church,Sawley, Derbys. no 500, p 250.
  4. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 71, Ilkeston, Derbys., Mar 1955, vol 3a 423.
  5. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, name recorded on birth registration and several cansus as Levers.
  6. [S77] British Army records, Signing short service on 5 Dec 1902, with Royal Artillary, Royal garrison.
  7. [S77] British Army records, on war record; no specific place.
  8. [S77] British Army records, on war record.
  9. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census.
  10. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, with parents John & Anne & 6 siblings.
  11. [S77] British Army records.
  12. [S124] 1939 census, one blanked line.
  13. [S77] British Army records, on father's war record.
  14. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shardlow, Derbys, Jan-Mar 1917, vol 7b 873. mother Perkins.
  15. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shardlow, Derbys, Jul-Sep 1919, vol 7b 875. mother Perkins.
  16. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shardlow, Derbys, Jul-Sep 1921, vol 7b 1033. mother Perkins.
  17. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shardlow, Derbys, Jul-Sep 1923, vol 7b 926. mother Perkins.
  18. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Shardlow, Derbys, Jul-Sep 1926, vol 7b 841. mother Perkins.
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