Leeming Genealogy & Family History
 A Study of the Leeming Surname

John Stanley LEEMING, MBE

Male 1914 - 2000  (85 years)


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  • Name John Stanley LEEMING 
    Suffix MBE 
    Born 30 Mar 1914  38 Harold Street, Kirkstall, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Mechanical Engineer/Works Manager 
    Religion Anglican 
    Died 12 Jan 2000  Minsterley, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 25 Jan 2000  Shrewsbury Crematorium, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3  001 Ninian Leeming, Thomasin Hic, Ripon 1602
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2017 

    Father Albert LEEMING,   b. 22 Aug 1883, Horsforth, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1953  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Caroline (Carrie) Wilkinson,   b. 27 Oct 1886, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1961 and Mar 1961, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 Jun 1907  St Simons, Leeds, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Muriel Elinor Betty FELTHAM,   b. 6 Dec 1916, 83 Ansdell Road, Peckham, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1968, Bushey Heath, Hertfordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married Jan 1941  St Peter's, Cricklewood, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F1  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Joan E B Hall,   b. 29 Mar 1920,   d. 9 Nov 2013, Clun, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years) 
    Married 24 Sep 1971  Wellington, Shropshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2017 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Stan served his apprenticeship as mechanical engineer at English Electric, Phoenix Works, Thorbury, Bradford. His work later took him to Handley Page in NW London where he met Betty Feltham through Maurice Bradley (husband to Betty Bradley nee Watson, a cousin to Betty Feltham). They later married whilst he was serving in the army.

      In the 1939-45 war he served in France, North Africa, Italy and Palestine. He achieved the rank of Sergeant Major in the First Army (REME), and was awarded the MBE.

      After the war he worked in the plastics industry and became works manager. He later re-married after Betty's death, to Joan Bailey, a cousin of Betty's.

      His hobbies were gardening and breeding tropical fish.

  • Sources 
    1. [S20] Marriage Certificate.