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William Reid Cameron1,2

#2931, b. 1 November 1899, d. 16 February 1966
Last Edited=27 Dec 2012
     William Reid Cameron was born on 1 November 1899 in Scotland.1,2 He was the son of James Begbe Cameron and Georgina Hamilton.1 William died on 16 February 1966 in USA aged 66.2 William was buried in Cyprus Hills Cemetery, Queens, New York, New Jersey, USA.

Child of William Reid Cameron

  • William Stuart Hamilton Cameron2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers New York Times 17 April 1958.
  2. [S29309] E-mails between William Stuart Hamilton Cameron and Jan Cooper from 27 April 2007.

Lorna Mary Shapcott1,2,3,4

#2933, b. 11 July 1926, d. 7 October 1973
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Lorna Mary Greathead née Shapcott
     Lorna Mary Shapcott was born on 11 July 1926.1,2 She was the daughter of Francis Royce Shapcott and Margaret Philo. She married Philip James Greathead, son of James Merriman Greathead and Dorothy Charlotte Greathead, on 21 April 1951 Lorna was Philip's first wife.1,2 Lorna died on 7 October 1973 aged 47.1,2

Children of Lorna Mary Shapcott and Philip James Greathead

  • Caroline Margaret Greathead
  • Mary Ann Greathead
  • Helen Jane Greathead
  • Stephen James Greathead b. 6 Jun 1963, d. 7 Jun 1963
  • Jessica Lorna Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  3. [S2947] Emails between Esther Marie Dorothy Grieg and Jan Cooper from 17 January 2007.
  4. [S2939] Emails between Caroline M Greathead Wood and Jan Cooper from 12 January 2006.

Francis Royce Shapcott1

#2934
Last Edited=6 Feb 2017
     Francis Royce never used Francis, Fran or Frank, he was called Roy by his friends.2 Francis Royce Shapcott married Margaret Philo, daughter of George Philip Philo and Jessica Monica Shapcott, in 1918 in Wandsworth, London, England.1,3

Child of Francis Royce Shapcott

Children of Francis Royce Shapcott and Margaret Philo

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S18572] Emails between Cathy Goll and Jan Cooper from 9 March 2006.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 861.

Margaret Philo1

#2935, b. 12 September 1896
Last Edited=6 Feb 2017
     Margaret Philo was born on 12 September 1896 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2 She was the daughter of George Philip Philo and Jessica Monica Shapcott. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 47 Bridge Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Philip Philo.3 She married Francis Royce Shapcott in 1918 in Wandsworth, London, England.1,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Margaret Shapcott was listed as living at 74 Arbury Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with her parents.5

Children of Margaret Philo and Francis Royce Shapcott

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN9133 RG78PN484 RD181 SD2 ED7 SN9.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 861.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/6312C/003.

Sir Henry Edward Paston-Bedingfeld1

#2937, b. 29 August 1860, d. 18 May 1941
Last Edited=3 Sep 2012
     Sir Henry Edward Paston-Bedingfeld was born on 29 August 1860 He was the son of Sir Henry George Paston-Bedingfeld, 7th Bt. and Augusta Lucy Clavering.2 He married Sybil Lyne-Stephens, daughter of Henry Alexander Stopford-Claremont, on 21 June 1904 Henry and Sybil had six children, Margaret Mary Anastasia born 24 April 1905, Henry Stephen Augustus born 5 June 1906 died 27 February 1917, Elizabeth Marie Gabrielle born 7 December 1910 and died two days later, Anthony Raoul Ferdinand born 22 Octiber 1912 died 10 May 1914, Edmund George Felix born 2 June 1915 died 24 May 2011 and Frances Mary Teresa.2 Henry died on 18 May 1941 aged 80 He had gained the rank of Captain in the service of the 2nd Liverpool Regiment (Militia) and succeeded to the title of 8th Baronet Bedingfeld, of Oxbrough in the County of Norfolk. His son Edmund took the title 9th Baronet upon his death.2

Child of Sir Henry Edward Paston-Bedingfeld and Sybil Lyne-Stephens

  • Frances Mary Teresa Paston-Bedingfeld

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S40000] Website http://thepeerage.com/p7189.htm#i71884

Sybil Lyne-Stephens1

#2938
Last Edited=3 Sep 2012
     Sybil Lyne-Stephens was the daughter of Henry Alexander Stopford-Claremont. She married Sir Henry Edward Paston-Bedingfeld on 21 June 1904 Henry and Sybil had six children, Margaret Mary Anastasia born 24 April 1905, Henry Stephen Augustus born 5 June 1906 died 27 February 1917, Elizabeth Marie Gabrielle born 7 December 1910 and died two days later, Anthony Raoul Ferdinand born 22 Octiber 1912 died 10 May 1914, Edmund George Felix born 2 June 1915 died 24 May 2011 and Frances Mary Teresa.2

Child of Sybil Lyne-Stephens and Sir Henry Edward Paston-Bedingfeld

  • Frances Mary Teresa Paston-Bedingfeld

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S40000] Website http://thepeerage.com/p7189.htm#i71884

Henry Buer Wright Greig1

#2943, b. 19 December 1921, d. February 2002
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Henry Buer Greig
     Henry Buer Wright Greig was born on 19 December 1921 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John Greig and Hariotte Henry. He was baptised in February 1922.1 He was a Professor of Heamatology. He married Elizabeth Greathead, daughter of James Merriman Greathead and Dorothy Charlotte Greathead, in 1952 in Bromley, London, England.1,3 Henry celebrated his 80th birthday with his family.4 Henry died in February 2002 in Yeovil, Somerset, England, aged 80.5,6

Children of Henry Buer Wright Greig and Elizabeth Greathead

  • Paul John Greig
  • Esther Marie Dorothy Greig
  • Henry Justin Greig

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q2 Bromley Volume 5b Page 329.
  4. [S2947] Emails between Esther Marie Dorothy Grieg and Jan Cooper from 17 January 2007.
  5. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 2002 Yeovil District 7263A Reg No A15 Ent No 109 Dor 202.

John Greig1

#2944, b. 1884, d. 1949
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Greig was born in 1884.2 John walked to school from the home at Greenlees toll everyday with bare feet. Snow frost or shine, to the school at Kirkhill, a distance of 1-2 miles. Schooling was not free at the time that he started school, there was a weekly charge and in addition each child was expected to bring some fuel, coal or wood every day in winter.2 He married Hariotte Henry in 1910.2 John died in 1949.2

Child of John Greig and Hariotte Henry

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S2947] Emails between Esther Marie Dorothy Grieg and Jan Cooper from 17 January 2007.

Hariotte Henry1

#2945
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Hariotte Henry married John Greig in 1910.2

Child of Hariotte Henry and John Greig

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S2947] Emails between Esther Marie Dorothy Grieg and Jan Cooper from 17 January 2007.

Wolfgang Hermann Rudolf Gess1

#2950, b. 27 February 1902
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Wolfgang Hermann Rudolf Gess was born on 27 February 1902 in Dresden, Germany.1 He married Ethel Lily Hilda Gough on 25 September 1936 in Port Elizabeth, Cape Province, South Africa.1

Child of Wolfgang Hermann Rudolf Gess and Ethel Lily Hilda Gough

  • Friedrich Wolfgang Gess

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.