Leigh Woods People

There are some significant events in the creation of Leigh Woods as a community and residential area since it was established at the end of the 19th century. Some of the background of the people in Leigh Woods has been researched and published in the pages below. We thank Derek Smith and Jane Jerrard for providing some of their research documents on Leigh Woods. Click on the link next to the description to reveal more details and some fascinating facts.

Sir George Wills - famous for the Wills Tobacco company (2 parts):   Sir George Wills

Edward Burrow Hill - Victorian resident of Leigh Woods: Edward Burrow Hill

Charlotte Pugsley and John William Blake - The Horrid Murder in Leigh Woods (2 parts): Charlotte Pugsley

Snapshot of the People in Leigh Woods in 1901: Snapshot - Leigh Woods

Professor James Rowley: Professor James Rowley

Emma Marshall: Emma Marshall

Joseph Leech: Joseph Leech

Walter Melville Wills: Walter Melville Wills

The Servants: The Servants

 

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