Thomas Leech was born c1873 in Manchester. He married Sarah E born c1873 maiden name at this time unknown. Thomas and Sarah had two children Mary E born c1895 at Horwich Lancashire and William Leech born 1900 in Manchester. The 1901 census form lists the family as living at 2 Cooper Street, Salford. This article was taken from one of the local papers during the floods in Towyn, North Wales around March 1990 and is relevant because it involved Reg and Jennie Leech. But a handful of people are not quitting...
They have seven children and seven grandchildren. The family has a definite military flavour. Mr. Griffiths served in the Army for 14 years, and fought in World War 1. Most of their sons and daughters served in World War 11. When asked, "What has made your marriage so successful? Mr Griffiths said, "No beer! That has broken up a lot of marriages. I have never touched it.". Article Oswestry Advertizer November 1953. 49 York St was Jennie and Reg's home). He says, "they want it every half hour to-day.".