NameMartha Sims LEAKE , GGGG Aunt
Birthabt 1797, Tiverton, Devon
Death12 Dec 1890
Notes for Martha Sims LEAKE
England Select Births and Christenings
Martha Leak, baptism March 10, 1803, Tiverton, Devon, parents Henry Leak and Sarah.
[Martha and Lucy Leake were baptized the same day]

In the 1861 census Thorn Hill, Handsworth, Staffordshire.
Head Martha S. Lecke [or Leeke or Leake] unmarried, age 64, Gentlewoman, born Tiverton Devon.
Sister Lucy Lecke, unmarried, age 60, Gentlewoman, born Tiverton Devon.
Sister Ann M. Homer, Widow, age 66, Gentlewoman, born St. Mary Ottney, Devon.

In the 1871 census Thornhill, Handsworth, Staffordshire.
Head Martha Leeke, unmarried, age 74, no occupation, born Tiverton, Devon.
Sister Ann Leeke, age 70, no occupation, born Tiverton.
Visitor Caroline Millward, unmarried, age 23, no occupation, born Birmingham, Warwickshire.
1 servant.
[This Ann Leake is clearly not Anne Mary Homer (nee Leake) as Anne Mary is 7 years older, married and in Dudley in the 1871 census. Is she another sister named Ann?]

In the 1881 census 43 Wellington Road, Edgbaston, Warwickshire.
Head John Milward, age 74, Scale Beam & Weighing Machine Manufacturer Employing 63 men 21 boys and 3 women.
Wife Isabella Milward, age 82, born Tiverton Devon.
Daughter Caroline Milward, age 34, unmarried, born Birmingham Warwickshire.
Lodger Martha S. Leake, age 85, Annuitant, born Tiverton Devon.
2 servants.

In the October to December 1890 death index Martha Sims Leake, age 94, West Bromwich district, volume 6b, page 469.

National Probate Calendar
January 19 1891 The Will of Martha Simms Leake formerly of the Firs Wellington-road Edgbaston in the County of Warwick but late of 22 Rose-hill Handsworth in the County of Stafford Spinster who died 12 December 1890 at 22 Rose-hill was proved at Lichfield by Frederick Augustus Homer of Sedgley in the County of Stafford Gentleman and William Aubrey Leake of 90 Cambridge-gardens Notting Hill in the County of Middlesex factor the Nephews the Executors. Personal Estate 3725 pounds 12 shillings 6 pence.
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