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Adelaide Elizabeth Matzak

#26726, b. 10 February 1902, d. 7 September 1994
Last Edited=25 Aug 2012
Adelaide Elizabeth Olliver née Matzak
     Adelaide Elizabeth Matzak was born on 10 February 1902 in 115 Romanny Road, Lambeth, London, England, her father was working as a waiter.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Matzak and Adelaide Alice Davy. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 25 Milcote Street, Southwark, London, England, he was listed as the son of an unknown person Joseph was a waiter living with three of his children in their one roomed home.3 Adelaide stated in a deed poll dated 30 October 1924 that she wished to be known by the surname of Davy. She took this to the Supreme Court on 21 November 1924. her address was Bloomfield House, Herne Bay in Kent. This appeared in the London Gazette dated 25 November 1924.2,4 She married George Olliver on 3 October 1928 in St Mary, High Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England, Addy, as she was known to the family was working as a governess to an Army Captain living in Ryde on the Isle of Wight, she met George on a ship returning from East Africa. The ceremony was performed after a certificate had been issued, and was witnessed by C S Sullen, M Drake and Y M Davy.5,2 George and Adelaide spent their working lives in Tanganyika, East Africa as Gordon was in the Colonial Police service after surviving WW1
he joined the Met Police before moving to British Somaliland as a Lewis
Gun instructor and finally ending up in WW2 as a Superintendent in the
Tanganyika Police Force where he administered a Interment Camp for
Italians in Tabora Tanganyika.2 Her husband George died on 5 June 1962 in Lushoto, Tanganyika, South Africa, from cardiac failure and pneumonia.2,6 Adelaide ended her days living with her sister Florence in Capetown, South Africa.2 Adelaide died on 7 September 1994 in Cape Town, South Africa, aged 92 from senility.2,7

Children of Adelaide Elizabeth Matzak and George Olliver

  • Joseph Olliver2
  • Anne Olliver2
  • John Arthur Olliver2
  • Elizabeth Olliver2

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1902/Q1 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 514.
  2. [S28856] E-mails between Andy Olliver and Jan Cooper from 9 May 2011.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1784 RG78 Piece 63 Registration District 23 Sub District 3 Enumeration District 12 Schedule Number 321.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers London Gazette 25 November 1924.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1928/Q4 I Wight Volume 2b Page 1639.
  6. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate.
  7. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate.

George Olliver

#26727, b. 1896, d. 5 June 1962
Last Edited=25 Aug 2012
George Olliver
     George Olliver was born in 1896 in Shardlow, Derbyshire, England.1,2 He married Adelaide Elizabeth Matzak, daughter of Joseph Matzak and Adelaide Alice Davy, on 3 October 1928 in St Mary, High Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England, Addy, as she was known to the family was working as a governess to an Army Captain living in Ryde on the Isle of Wight, she met George on a ship returning from East Africa. The ceremony was performed after a certificate had been issued, and was witnessed by C S Sullen, M Drake and Y M Davy.3,4 George and Adelaide spent their working lives in Tanganyika, East Africa as Gordon was in the Colonial Police service after surviving WW1
he joined the Met Police before moving to British Somaliland as a Lewis
Gun instructor and finally ending up in WW2 as a Superintendent in the
Tanganyika Police Force where he administered a Interment Camp for
Italians in Tabora Tanganyika.4 George died on 5 June 1962 in Lushoto, Tanganyika, South Africa, from cardiac failure and pneumonia.4,5

Children of George Olliver and Adelaide Elizabeth Matzak

  • Joseph Olliver4
  • Anne Olliver4
  • John Arthur Olliver4
  • Elizabeth Olliver4

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q2 Shardlow Volume 7b Page 501.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1928/Q4 I Wight Volume 2b Page 1639.
  4. [S28856] E-mails between Andy Olliver and Jan Cooper from 9 May 2011.
  5. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate.

Arthur James Matzak

#26728, b. 12 February 1904, d. April 1984
Last Edited=10 Jul 2012
     Arthur James Matzak was born on 12 February 1904 in Lambeth, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Matzak and Adelaide Alice Davy. Arthur died in April 1984 in Wandsworth, London, England, aged 80.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q1 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 537.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - April 1984 Wandsworth Volume 15 Page 977 age 80.

John Davy1

#26729, b. about 1800
Last Edited=12 May 2011
     John Davy was born about 1800 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of Francis Davy.1 He married Alice Wilson.1 John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 June 1841 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England, John wasa stone mason living with his wife and two sons. It appears his father Francis a pauper was also living with them.2 John was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at West Witton, Yorkshire, England, John was a master stone mason living with his wife and three children. Elizabeth Wilson a widow aged 77 and pauper formally mason's wife was lodging with the family, as was Dennis Wilson aged two who was described as grandson.3

Children of John Davy and Alice Wilson

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1254/14 Folio 8 Page 11.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2379 Folio 160 Page 19.

Alice Wilson1,2

#26730, b. about 1812
Last Edited=22 May 2011
     Alice Wilson was born about 1812 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England.1 She married John Davy, son of Francis Davy.1 In the census of 7 June 1841 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Davy.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at West Witton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Davy.4

Children of Alice Wilson and John Davy

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S28856] E-mails between Andy Olliver and Jan Cooper from 9 May 2011.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1254/14 Folio 8 Page 11.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2379 Folio 160 Page 19.

John Davy1

#26731, b. about 1841
Last Edited=12 May 2011
     John Davy was born about 1841 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of John Davy and Alice Wilson.1 In the census of 7 June 1841 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Davy.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at West Witton, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Davy John was a scholar.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1254/14 Folio 8 Page 11.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2379 Folio 160 Page 19.

Ann Elizabeth Davy1

#26732, b. about 1843
Last Edited=12 May 2011
     Ann Elizabeth Davy was born about 1843 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of John Davy and Alice Wilson.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at West Witton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Davy Ann was a scholar.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2379 Folio 160 Page 19.

Francis Davy1

#26733, b. about 1766
Last Edited=12 May 2011
     Francis Davy was born about 1766 in Yorkshire, England.1 In the census of 7 June 1841 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Davy Francis was a pauper.2

Child of Francis Davy

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1254/14 Folio 8 Page 11.

Emma Greathead

#26734, b. 1861, d. June 1862
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Emma Greathead was born in 1861 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Margaret Bell. She was baptised on 9 April 1862 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England, her father was listed as a farmer.2 Emma died in June 1862 in Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England.3 Emma was buried on 21 June 1862 in All Saints, Nettleham, Lincolnshire, England.4,5

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q3 Lincoln Volume 7a Page 456.
  2. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1862/Q2 Lincoln Volume 7a Page 293.
  4. [S40000] Website Find my past.
  5. [S40000] Website Find my past Lincolnshire - burials.

Thomas Jackson1

#26735
Last Edited=14 Mar 2012
     Thomas Jackson married Mary Greathead on 16 May 1809 in All Saints, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, after banns had been read. Thomas was a widower, Mary a spinster. The ceremony was witnessed by Ann Jackson and John Kitchen.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.
  2. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmg.

Mary Greathead1

#26736
Last Edited=14 Mar 2012
     Mary Greathead married Thomas Jackson on 16 May 1809 in All Saints, Holbeach, Lincolnshire, England, after banns had been read. Thomas was a widower, Mary a spinster. The ceremony was witnessed by Ann Jackson and John Kitchen.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.
  2. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmg.

William Easom1

#26737, b. 1813, d. 1894
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     William Easom was born in 1813 in Crowland, Lincolnshire, England.2 He married Sarah Greathead, daughter of Joseph Greathead and Maria Brumfield, on 17 May 1837 in St Mary, Whaplode, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by William Greathead, Ann Green and Joseph Atkinson.1,3 William was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Sutton, Lincolnshire, England, William was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children.4 William was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in 1 Gowts Road, Sutton, Lincolnshire, England, William was an agricultural labourer living with his wife and children.5 William was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Sutton Gowts, Sutton, Lincolnshire, England, William was a farmer living with his wife and children.6 William was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 1 Arnold Yard, Arnold Road, Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, William a retired carter was living with his wife.7 William died in 1894 in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England.8

Children of William Easom and Sarah Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmg.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2097 Folio 338 Page 27.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2328 Folio 25 Page 14.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3209 Folio 35 Page 1.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2668 Folio 14 Page 21.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q3 Basford Volume 7b Page 78.
  9. [S11625] E-mails between Cathy Weishuhn and Jan Cooper from 8 August 2012 title.

Charles Biggerdike Greathead1

#26739, b. 24 November 1805, d. 1806
Last Edited=22 Feb 2016
     Charles Biggerdike Greathead was baptised on 24 November 1805 in St Mary, Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England, he was the illigitimate son of Ann born after her husband died.2,1 He was the son of Ann Jackson.1 Charles died in 1806. Charles was buried on 27 December 1806 in St Mary, Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England.2,1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.
  2. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmg.

Ann Greathead1

#26740, b. 1 August 1808
Last Edited=22 Feb 2016
     Ann Greathead was baptised on 1 August 1808 in Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England, she is listed as the illegitimate daughter of Ann.1 She was the daughter of Ann Jackson.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.

Sarah Greathead1

#26741, b. about 1809, d. 1811
Last Edited=22 Feb 2016
     Sarah Greathead was born about 1809 in Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England, she was the illigitimate daughter of Ann.2 She was the daughter of Ann Jackson.1 Sarah died in 1811.1 Sarah was buried on 5 May 1811 in Whaplode, Lincolnshire, England, she was listed as the illegimate daughter of Ann Greathead a Pauper aged 2 years old.1,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.lincstothepast.com.
  2. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmg.
  3. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmb.

Isabel ...1

#26742
Last Edited=15 May 2011
     Isabel ... married ... Greathead.1 Her husband ... died on before 1596.1 She married George Baynes in 1596 in Batley, Yorkshire, England, after a licence had been issued, Isabel was described a a widow of Batley.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteYorkshire Marriage licences - Paver's.

... Greathead1

#26743, d. before 1596
Last Edited=15 May 2011
     ... Greathead married Isabel ...1 ... Died before 1596.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteYorkshire Marriage licences - Paver's.

George Baynes1

#26744
Last Edited=15 May 2011
     George Baynes married Isabel Greathead in 1596 in Batley, Yorkshire, England, after a licence had been issued, Isabel was described a a widow of Batley.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteYorkshire Marriage licences - Paver's.

George Greathead1

#26745
Last Edited=15 May 2011
     George Greathead married Elizabeth Wearon in 1593 in St Olave's, York, Yorkshire, England, after a licence had ben issued. George was descibed of York and Elizabeth of Widdington, in the Parish or Ouseburn.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteYorkshire Marriage licences - Paver's.

Elizabeth Wearon1

#26746
Last Edited=15 May 2011
     Elizabeth Wearon married George Greathead in 1593 in St Olave's, York, Yorkshire, England, after a licence had ben issued. George was descibed of York and Elizabeth of Widdington, in the Parish or Ouseburn.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteYorkshire Marriage licences - Paver's.

Constance Cooper1

#26747, d. 1720
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
     Constance Cooper married Edward Greathead, son of Thomas Greathed and Anne Farre, in 1683 after a licence had been issued. Edward was described as clerk of Sibsey, Lincs and Constance, the daughter of Anne Cooper of Hallam.1 Her husband Edward died on 1687.2 Constance died in 1720 in Boston, Lincolnshire, England.3 Constance was buried on 2 February 1720 in St Botolph, Boston, Lincolnshire, England.3,4

Children of Constance Cooper and Edward Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteNotts Marriage licences.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900 Record - J A Venn.
  3. [S40000] Website FeeReg bmg.
  4. [S40000] Website Find my past Lincolnshire - burials.

Mary Littlewood1

#26748, b. about 1670
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
     Mary Littlewood was born about 1670 in Nottinghamshire, England.1 She married John Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead, on 19 August 1694 in Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England, after a licence had been issued on 11 August. John was described as a yeoman of East Retford, a bachelor aged 25 and Mary a spinster of East Retford aged 25.1,2

Children of Mary Littlewood and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteNotts Marriage licences.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Place: Cuckney, Nottinghamshire, England; Collection: ; BTs; Date Range: 1691 - 1696; Film Number: 503487.

John Greatheed1

#26749, b. about 1645
Last Edited=21 Feb 2013
     John Greatheed was born about 1645.1 He married Jane Hill in 1670 in St Peter's the Poor, London, England, On 8 April 1670 John took out an allegation for marriage licence. He was a bachelor aged about 25 of St Olave's, Hart Street London and a haberdasher. His intended was Jane Hill a spinster about 20 from Broad Street, London. The consent for her marriage was offered by her Uncle Joseph King as her parents were dead.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteAllegations for marriage in southern England.

Jane Hill1

#26750, b. about 1650
Last Edited=21 Feb 2013
     Jane Hill was born about 1650 or 1645.1,2 She married John Greatheed in 1670 in St Peter's the Poor, London, England, On 8 April 1670 John took out an allegation for marriage licence. He was a bachelor aged about 25 of St Olave's, Hart Street London and a haberdasher. His intended was Jane Hill a spinster about 20 from Broad Street, London. The consent for her marriage was offered by her Uncle Joseph King as her parents were dead.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteAllegations for marriage in southern England.
  2. [S40000] Website Find my past - Boyd's Inhabitants Of London/Boyd's Family Units - suggest born 1645.