Grandfather (James Senior) & Grandmother (Leah)



James Anderson Senior was born on 25 February 1872 in Glasgow

Leah Lavinia Randall was born on 17 Mar 1869 in Fen Drayton, Cambrideshire and baptised on 9 May 1869


Census 1891
Leah was a servant at 21, Bridge Street, St Ives
(now an Italian Restaurant)

James Senior's Military Record (enlisted in 1894)

Leah (aged 28) married James Anderson Senior (aged 27) on 17 November 1898 in Chelsea
(They lived at 41 Caversham Street)
(James Senior was a Private in the Second Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers)

Census 1901
Leah was living at Haveringwell, Banstead Road, Caterham, Surrey
(Leah was a cook/domestic)

Census 1911
The Guards Depot Caterham, Surrey
(Leah & James Senior (Private Scots Guards) - Jeannie, Muriel, James, Agnes, Joseph)

1918
When James Senior was discharged they were living at 160, Coulsdon Road, Caterham

1939
According to Caterham and Warlingham Urban District records
James and Leah were living at 52, Heath Road, Caterham, Surrey
(James was an Army Pensioner and Leah did house duties)

Leah died in 1946 (aged 77)
(in Exeter)


The Children

Auntie Lavinia Sarah was born on 13 July 1896 in Queen Charlotte Hospital, Westminster
(she was baptised on 23 July 1896 at St Mark, Marlebone Road, Westminster)
Lavinia was dispatched to Over, Cambridgeshire
(According to the 1901 Census she lived with her Grandparents John and Sarah Ann)
(she died on 21 January 1929 in St Ives leaving 86 pounds)
Auntie Jeannie MacGregor was born in 1899 in Chelsea
Uncle David MacGregor was born in 1900 in Caterham David died in infancy
Auntie Christina MacGregor was born in 1902 in Caterham Christina died in infancy
Auntie Gladys MacGregor was born in 1902 in Caterham Gladys died in infancy
Auntie Muriel MacGregor was born in 1903 in Caterham
Dad James MacGregor was born in 1905 in Caterham
Auntie Agnes MacGregor was born in 1908 in Caterham
Uncle Joseph Colquhoun MacGregor was born in 1910 in Caterham