Sarah Elizabeth Shapcote
Born 2 November 1787, Mile End Old Town, Stepney, London, Middlesex.
Baptised 29 November 1787, Stepney, London, Middlesex.
Her parents were John Shapcote and Sarah Crofts.
Sarah Elizabeth Shapcote married William Henry Leaver on the 5th May 1814 at the
church of St George The Martyr, Southwark, London.
William was born on the 29th September 1782, son of Robert Giffard Leaver and Elizabeth
William’s sister Harriet Leaver later married Sarah Eliza Shapcote’s brother Thomas
Shapcote in 1826.
William Henry Leaver had served under Lord Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.
William had been made a Lieutenant on the 22nd February 1815.
Thus the Shapcote family and the Leaver family both had naval connections.
Children of Sarah Elizabeth Shapcote and William Henry Leaver :
1. John Shapcote Leaver
Baptised.: 22 February 1814, St Luke’s, Middlesex
Married: Eliza Bartleet, 7 January 1839 Tardgigg Parish Church.
Died: 15 April 1886, Warwickshire
2. Sarah Elizabeth Shapcote Leaver
Born: 1816, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Baptised: 30 October 1816, St Matthew’s, Bethnal Green, London
Married: George Charles Cunnew
3. Mary Sarah Leaver
Born: 1818, Hackney, London, Middlesex
Baptised: 28 October 1818, St John’s, Hackney, Middlesex
4. William Henry Leaver
Born: 1821, Lewisham, London
Baptised: 22 April 1821, St Mary’s, Lewisham, Kent
5. Thomas Peter Leaver
Born: 1822, Lewisham, London
Baptised: 25 October 1822, St Mary’s, Lewisham, Kent
Married: Elizabeth Sawyer, 8 September 1849, Chapel of St Michael, Highgate, London
Married: Charlotte Hunt, 18 November 1853, St John’s, Middlesex
Died:: 1868, London, Middlesex
6. Emma Ellen Martha Leaver
Born: 1824, Lewisham, London, Kent
Baptised: 16 November 1824, St Mary’s, Lewisham, Kent
7. Francis Robert Leaver
Born: 1828, Lewisham, London
Baptised: 25 Jan 1828, St Mary, Lewisham, Kent
Married: Mary Ann Seabrook, 1850, London
8. Eliza Agnes Leaver
Born: 1830, Camberwell, London
Baptised: 6 October 1830, St Giles, Camberwell, Surrey
Married: Benjamin Henry Lane, 30 April 1856, Hackney, Middlesex
William Henry Leaver died on the 6th June 1884, in an unfortunate accident, having
received a blow to the chest, while in the “Southampton Arms Public House” in Lambeth,
His widow, Sarah Eliza Leaver died in 1847, in Plymouth, Devon.
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