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    Default LEGG, Richard b c1891? Todmorden - WW1

    Mis-filed with another Todmorden lad (who must have joined on the same day - their numbers are consecutive):

    Richard LEGG, home address (in 1917) 406 Burnley Rd, Todmorden, Yorkshire;
    Attested for the Wellingtons (West Riding Regt) on 11 December 1915, declared age 24y 1m (I have not found a suitable birth)
    Father: Richard
    Served as 4846 & 202186
    Discharged (no longer physically fit) in April 1917


    Anc****y, WW1 Service Records, MAR, pages 21289-21302

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    1901 RG13 Piece 4085 Folio 102 Page 25
    Higher Hartley farm, Todmorden.
    Richard Legg 37 widow Clay miner Staffordshire
    Thomas Legg 11 Willenhall
    Richard Legg 9 born Willenhall, Staffordshire
    Betsy Legg 14 Willenhall
    Sarah Legg 7 Todmorden
    Annie Legg 4 Todmorden
    Eliza Hilton 21 step daughter Willenhall
    Mary Taylor 18 step daughter Willenhall

    1911 RG14 Piece 26149
    10 Kitson View Lydgate Todmorden
    Richard Legg 47 general labourer clay pit Portobello Wolverhampton
    Thomas Legg 21 Domestic gardener Portobello Wolverhampton
    Richard Legg 19 Labourer Portobello Wolverhampton??
    Sarah Legg 17 Bobbin works Todmorden
    Annie Legg 14 cotton Todmorden

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    Annie Legg mmn Hilton

    1897 March 1/4 TODMORDEN Vol 9a Page 240

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    Richard Legg mmn Hilton Dec 1/4 1891 Wolverhampton vol 6b page 618



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    Richard Legg and Eliza Taylor on same page FreeBMD Sept 1/4 1885 Wolverhampton vol 6b page 685.
    An amalgamation of two families.
    1891 RG12 Piece 2238 Folio 89 Page 33
    Richd Legg 30 Coal miner Portobello
    Eliza Legg 39 Willenhall
    Harriett Legg 19 dau Locksmith Willenhall
    Betsey Legg 4 dau Willenhall
    Thomas Legg 2 son Willenhall
    Enoch Hilton 15 lodger Locksmith Willenhall
    Eliza Hilton 13 lodger Willenhall
    Mary Hilton 9 lodger Willenhall
    John Hilton 6 months grandson Willenhall

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