Welcome to the Worldwide Greathead family my One-Name Study - Further Reading

A Comedy of Errors parts 1 and 2 by Mike Foster is the bible of all who want to find their way around the GRO indexes.

A handbook to the Civil Registration Districts of England and Wales compiled by Brett Langston

Ancestral Trails by Mark D Herber

A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope by Dr David J Greathead gives a history of the Greatheads of the 1820 settlement in South Africa and of their ancestors in England and Ireland.

Atlas and Index of Parish Registers edited by Cecil Humphrey-Smith

Index to Census Registration Districts 1841-1891 compiled by M E Briant Rosier

Lifeboats by Nicholas Leach

Local and Family History by David Hey

Mr Greathead’s Lifeboats by Adrian G Osler

Registration Districts by Ray Wiggins

Selling Sparrows by Judy Wright an excellent book about transportation

Specialist Indexes for Family Historians by Jeremy Gibson and Elizabeth Hampson

Staithes by John Howard

The Parish Chest by W E Tate West Hartlepool by Robert Wood

Witton Park - Forever Paradise complied by Ken Biggs, Keith Belton and Dale Daniel


I have a large collection of books and the titles of ones relating to the Greathead one name study and /or family history and will be added to this listing in due course


Dr David J Greathead informed me of an excellent book called The African Hunting and Travelling Journals of J.B.S. Greathead 1884 - 1910 edited by D.W. Gess