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Henry Attfield Leeds (1873-1958)

Name: Henry Attfield Leeds
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas Leeds (c. 1837-1919)
Mother: Emma Attfield (1847-1929)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 1873 Somersham, Hunts
Birth fact 1873 (age 0) 1873 Jun Qtr, St Ives, 3b/283
Census 1881 (age 7-8) Grandson, living with William & Hannah Attfield, Somersham
Census 1891 (age 17-18) Railway clerk, New Town Road, Bishop Stortford (lodger, unmarried)
Census 1901 (age 27-28) Railway company clerk, 7 Vincent Terrace, Islington (boarder, unmarried)
Census 1911 (age 37-38) Railway clerk, 12 Norfolk Road, Higham Hill, Walthamstow N E (unmarried)
Death fact 1958 (age 84-85) 1958 Sep Q, Ely, 4a/245 (aged 85)
Death 21 Aug 1958 (age 84-85) The Tower Hospital, Ely, Cambs

Individual Note 1

Born at Somersham, Huntingdonshire, Henry Attfield Leeds worked for the railways until he retired in 1933. He devoted the rest of his life to the study of British Lepidoptera. With P.M. Bright (1865-1941) he wrote A monograph of the British Aberrations of the Chalk Hill Blue Butterfly Lysandra coridon (Poda, 1761), 1938, and with L.W. Newman (1873-1949) Text book of British Butterflies and moths, 1913. He was a member of the South London Entomological Society.

Source: Natural History Museum Collections

Individual Note 2

LEEDS Henry Attfield of 3 Beville Wood Walton Huntingdonshire died 21 August 1958 at The Tower Hospital Ely Isle of Ely. Probate London 21 October to Walter Leeds assistant registrar. Effects £1512 15s. 4d.