Georgiana Leith1

F, #189381, b. 29 June 1844, d. 21 April 1907
Last Edited=25 Apr 2006
Consanguinity Index=0.03%
     Georgiana Leith was born on 29 June 1844.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie and Mary Anna Halkett. She died on 21 April 1907 at age 62, unmarried.1
     She lived at Freefield by Insch, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Katherine Frances Boyd1

F, #189382
Last Edited=25 Apr 2009
     Katherine Frances Boyd is the daughter of Thomas Boyd and Frances Thorpe.2 She married unknown Burchell.3
     Her married name became Burchell.3 Katherine Frances Boyd also went by the nick-name of Kitty.1

Citations

  1. [S1696] Anna Fox, "re: Boyd Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 26 April 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyd Family."
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Major James Leith, V.C.1

M, #189383, b. 26 May 1826, d. 13 May 1869
Last Edited=19 Oct 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Major James Leith, V.C. was born on 26 May 1826 at Glenkindle, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.1,2 He was the son of General Sir Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie and Maria Thorp.1 He married Isabella Shaw, daughter of Thomas Shaw, on 8 September 1863.1 He died on 13 May 1869 at age 42 at Hyde Park, London, EnglandG.1,2 He was buried at Towie Church, Glenkindle, Aberdeenshire, ScotlandG.2
     He fought in the Indian Mutiny.2 He was Victoria Cross (V.C.) on 24 December 1858.1,2 He gained the rank of Major in the Scots Greys and 14th Hussars.1

Children of Major James Leith, V.C. and Isabella Shaw

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S227] Max Arthur, Symbol of Courage: The men behind the medal (London, U.K.: Pan Books, 2004), page 660. Hereinafter cited as Symbol of Courage.

Thomas Shaw1

M, #189384
Last Edited=26 Mar 2015
     Thomas Shaw lived at Hyde Park Square, London, England.2 He lived at Ditton, Lancashire, England.2

Child of Thomas Shaw

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]

Isabella Shaw1

F, #189385, d. 12 November 1928
Last Edited=26 Mar 2015
     Isabella Shaw was the daughter of Thomas Shaw.1 She married, firstly, Major James Leith, V.C., son of General Sir Alexander Leith of Freefield and Glenkindie and Maria Thorp, on 8 September 1863.1 She married, secondly, Colonel Hon. John Scott Napier, son of Francis Napier, 10th Lord Napier of Merchistoun and Anne Jane Charlotte Lockwood, on 6 April 1876.1 She died on 12 November 1928.1
     From 8 September 1863, her married name became Leith.1 From 6 April 1876, her married name became Napier.1

Children of Isabella Shaw and Major James Leith, V.C.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S37] BP2003. [S37]


Isabella Mary Leith1

F, #189386, d. 6 April 1955
Last Edited=25 Apr 2006
     Isabella Mary Leith was the daughter of Major James Leith, V.C. and Isabella Shaw.1 She died on 6 April 1955, unmarried.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Maria Caroline Leith1

F, #189387, d. 17 March 1960
Last Edited=6 Jun 2010
     Maria Caroline Leith was the daughter of Major James Leith, V.C. and Isabella Shaw.1 She married Brig.-Gen. James Dayrolles Crosbie, son of Colonel James Crosbie and Rosa Lister-Kaye, on 28 July 1894.1 She died on 17 March 1960.1
     From 28 July 1894, her married name became Crosbie.

Child of Maria Caroline Leith and Brig.-Gen. James Dayrolles Crosbie

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]

Brig.-Gen. James Dayrolles Crosbie1

M, #189388, b. 19 August 1865, d. 18 December 1947
Last Edited=8 Jun 2010
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
     Brig.-Gen. James Dayrolles Crosbie was born on 19 August 1865.1 He was the son of Colonel James Crosbie and Rosa Lister-Kaye.2,1 He married Maria Caroline Leith, daughter of Major James Leith, V.C. and Isabella Shaw, on 28 July 1894.3 He died on 18 December 1947 at age 82.3
     He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow, London, EnglandG.1 He was commissioned in 1885, in the service of the 2nd Battalion, Royal Welch Fusiliers.1 He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, EnglandG.1 He retired from the military in 1893.1 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Kerry in 1894.1 He lived at Ballyheigue Castle, County Kerry, IrelandG.3 He sold Ballyheigue Castle in 1912 to Margaret O'Brien.1 He was commadner of the 11th Battalion, Lancashire Fusiliers in France.1 He was commander of the 16th Battalion, Queen's Regiment.1 He fought in the First World War.1 He gained the rank of Brigadier-General in the 12th Infantry Brigade.1 He was awarded the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) in 1917.1 He was Base Commandant of the Archangel in 1918.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1919.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Kerry.3 He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for County Kerry.1 He held the office of Chairman of Fife County Council between 1938 and 1945.1 He lived at Muircambus House, Kilconquhar, Fife, ScotlandG.1

Child of Brig.-Gen. James Dayrolles Crosbie and Maria Caroline Leith

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 303. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 588. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Charles Daniel Boyd1

M, #189389, b. 10 September 1859, d. 8 August 1880
Last Edited=25 Apr 2009
     Charles Daniel Boyd was born on 10 September 1859.1 He was the son of Thomas Boyd and Frances Thorpe.2 He died on 8 August 1880 at age 20, killed in the Chilcomb tragedy (during the Land League troubles), in which his father and brother were wounded.3

Citations

  1. [S1696] Anna Fox, "re: Boyd Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 26 April 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyd Family."
  2. [S47] BIFR1976 See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  3. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]

Mary Crawford1

F, #189390
Last Edited=25 Apr 2009
     Mary Crawford was the daughter of George Crawford.2 She married, firstly, John Thomas Evans Boyd, son of Thomas Boyd and Frances Thorpe.1 She married, secondly, Reverend unknown Greene after 1890.1
     Her married name became Boyd.3 From after 1890, her married name became Greene.1

Child of Mary Crawford and John Thomas Evans Boyd

Citations

  1. [S47] BIFR1976 page 160. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S47]
  2. [S47] BIFR1976. [S47]
  3. [S1696] Anna Fox, "re: Boyd Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 26 April 2006. Hereinafter cited as "re: Boyd Family."