A chronology of major events in the lives of Barry Leadbeater's ancestors up to the time of World War II.
|Paternal & Maternal Family Events|
|1613||23 Nov, William LEVETT married Anne READE, Berwick SSX ENG.|
|1616||About 1616, James LEVETT born to William & Anne, Berwick SSX ENG.|
|1655||10 May, James LEVETT married 2nd wife Margaret GOODWYN, Willingdon SSX ENG.|
|1656||17 June, Robert LEVETT, son of James & Margaret, baptised Willingdon SSX ENG.|
|1680||About 1680, Robert LEVETT married Mary, SSX ENG.|
|1683||11 March, James LEVETT, 1st child of Robert & Mary, baptised Alfriston SSX ENG.|
|1707||About 1707, James LEVETT married Anne, Berwick SSX ENG.|
|1725||15 August, John LEVETT, 8th child of James & Anne, baptised Berwick SSX ENG.|
|1735||15 July, Hugh MONTGOMERY married Jane MAY, Mylor CON ENG.|
|1749||27 March, William MONTGOMERY, 3rd child of Hugh & Jane, baptised Mylor CON ENG.|
|1756||31 October, John LEVETT married Elizabeth COPPAR, Lullington SSX ENG.|
|1776||24 December, William MONTGOMERY married Elizabeth LEWEARN, Mylor CON ENG.|
|1780||4 February, Leonard LEVETT snr, son of John & Elizabeth, baptised Alfriston SSX ENG.|
|1786||8 October, 1st child of 3, William Sampson MONTGOMERY, son of William & Elizabeth, baptised Mylor CON ENG.|
|1791||About 1791, Joseph WHARTON born ENG.|
|1808||29 December, William Sampson MONTGOMERY married Mary THOMAS, Mylor CON ENG.|
|1809||30 July, Leonard LEVETT, son of Leonard snr & Mary VINE, baptised Beddingham SSX ENG.|
About 1810, Frederick WHARTON born to Joseph & Norah, ENG.
|1817||Sarah WRIGHT born to James, Sopley HAM ENG.|
About 1818, John WOOD born ENG.
|1819||15 February, 3rd child of 6, Samson MONTGOMERY born to William Sampson & Mary, Mylor CON ENG.|
|1823||About 1823, William BARON born ENG.|
|1825||About 1825, Joseph ALLIBONE born to Mary, ENG.|
|1831||8 April, John Hargrove LEADBEATER born to John & Eliza, baptised Manchester LAN ENG.|
|1833||About 1833, Catherine WHARTON born to Frederick & Mary, Oldham LAN ENG.|
11 July, Michael GOREY, son of Daniel & Bridget nee GOLEY, baptised Thomastown KIK IRL.
|1838||28 February, Samson MONTGOMERY, 18, husbandman applied for free passage to SA AUS.|
1 July, Samson arrived Pt Adelaide SA aboard Henry Porcher.
16 September, Leonard LEVETT married Ruth JONES, Arlington SSX ENG
|1839||21 March, Leonard LEVETT, wife Ruth nee JONES & dau Harriet (d@sea?) arrived Pt Adelaide SA aboard Buckinghamshire.|
20 September, Sarah HARDING nee WRIGHT & 1st husband William arrived Pt Adelaide SA aboard Anna Robertson. Wm died 29 November.
|1840||25 July, Samson MONTGOMERY married widow Sarah HARDING nee WRIGHT, Holy Trinity C of E, Adelaide SA.|
|1841||January, Samson lived at Walkerville SA & was employed as gardener to Sarah AUGUST.|
|1843||By 1843, William COLES married Emma EMENY.|
|1845||About 1845, Samson worked for miller John DUNN as engineer & fireman.|
About 1845, William COLES, wife Emma & 3 sons arrived SA from Hobart TAS AUS.
|1846||8 June, 4th child of 7, Ellen Eliza COLES born to William & Emma, Adelaide SA.|
|1848||8 November, Samson purchased 42 acres, western part sect 3040, hd Yatala SA, NW corner of Grand Junction & Walkleys Roads on Dry Creek (later part of the Yatala Labour Prison property, now adjacent to the prison on the west & a housing estate on the other part sect to the east).|
|1850||John Hargrove LEADBEATER married Catherine nee WHARTON, Goole YKS ENG.|
|1852||20 October, Ellen LEVETT born to Leonard & Ruth, Mintaro SA.|
|1853||4 January, 8th child of 11, James Wright MONTGOMERY born to Samson & Sarah, Dry Creek SA.|
|1855||18 December, Walter Hargrove LEADBEATER born to John Hargrove & Catherine, Leeds YKS ENG.|
|1856||March, Samson purchased sect 229, hd Upper Wakefield SA.|
13 November, Michael GOREY arrived Pt Adelaide SA aboard Victoria Regia.
|1857||Mary ALLIBONE born to Joseph, Willoughby WAR ENG.|
|1859||21 April, William Thomas BARON born to William & Eliza, Heywood LAN ENG.|
About 1859, Jemima WOOD born to John & Alice, ENG.
About 1859, Mary ALLIBONE born to Joseph & Margaret, ENG.
|1863||4 February, Michael GOREY married Ellen Eliza COLES, St Patrick Catholic Church, Adelaide SA.|
|1868||June, Samson purchased 43 acres, sect 723, hd Upper Wakefield.|
|1869||August, Samson purchased 80 acres, sect 373, hd Upper Wakefield.|
|1871||Samson purchased 573 acres on credit, sect 526, 615, 620, hd Hallett SA, to be worked by sons John & James Wright.|
|1872||28 November, James Wright MONTGOMERY married Ellen LEVETT, Bible Christian Chapel, Mt Bryan Flat SA.|
|1874||Samson made final payment on Hallett land (total £573).|
|1878||James Wright & family moved to Wilmington SA & began carting timber & wheat by bullock team.|
Samson sold Hallett property to Henry COLLINS (3 y mortgage).
|1880||Samson purchased 120 acres, sect part 227, 228, hd Upper Wakefield.|
|1881||2 February, Walter Hargrove LEADBEATER married Mary ALLIBONE, Wesleyan Chapel, Oldham LAN ENG.|
16 April, Samson's wife Sarah died aged 64, Upper Wakefield, buried Auburn.
|1882||6 August, 4th child of 7, Ellen Maud MONTGOMERY born to James Wright & Ellen, Wilmington SA.|
|1883||26 February, 2nd child of 7, Emma BARON born to William Thomas & Jemima nee WOOD, Oldham LAN ENG.|
5 June, 12th child of 13, Robert Michael GOREY born to Michael & Ellen Eliza, Balaklava SA.
|1884||25 February, 2nd child of 5, Frank LEADBEATER born to Walter Hargrove & Mary nee ALLIBONE, Oldham LAN ENG.|
|1885||Unimproved value of Samson's Upper Wakefield property £600, plus improvements of £840.|
|1890||Samson leased out Upper Wakefield property.|
|1891||John Hargrove LEADBEATER died, aged 60, ENG.|
Samson sold Upper Wakefield property.
|1904||James Wright MONTGOMERY's wife Ellen opened their house as a lying-in (maternity) home on the request of her local doctor.|
|1907||11 December, Frank LEADBEATER married Emma BARON, St James Parish C of E, Oldham LAN ENG.|
|1909||June, Samson's Hallett property mortgage discharged.|
28 June, Robert Michael GOREY married Ellen Maud MONTGOMERY at her parents' home, Aberdeen SA.
8 October, 1st child of 2, Ethel LEADBEATER born to Frank & Emma, Oldham LAN ENG.
|1910||Samson residing with daughter Mary & husband Henry TRELAGGAN, lot 88, corner of Truro & Fore Streets, Redruth SA.|
|1911||17 April, 1st child of 4, Reginald Eric GOREY born to Robert Michael & Ellen Maud at her mother's lying-in home, Aberdeen SA.|
|1912||8 May, Frank LEADBEATER departed Oldham LAN ENG arriving Pt Adelaide SA AUS, 22 June aboard SS Roon.|
25 June, Frank began looking for employment.
24 July, Frank commenced work as fitter at Irrigation Works, Waikerie SA.
23 November, Emma LEADBEATER & Ethel departed ENG for AUS aboard Indarra.
|1913||1 January, Emma LEADBEATER & Ethel arrived Pt Adelaide SA.|
|1914||30 June, 2nd child of 2, Roy LEADBEATER born to Frank & Emma, Waikerie SA.|
|1917||21 October, 3rd child of 4, Myra Ellen GOREY born to Robert Michael & Ellen Maud, Mallala SA.|
|1918||12 September, Samson died, aged 99, buried Auburn SA (see Obituary).|
|1942||24 January, Roy LEADBEATER married Myra Ellen GOREY at St Cuthbert C of E, Prospect SA.|