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Alfred Morris

#33876, b. 17 August 1901, d. 27 November 1981
Last Edited=24 Jul 2020
Relationship
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Alfred Morris was born on 17 August 1901 in West Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Alfred Morris and Mary Ann Lamb. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 6 Ennerdale, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Alfred Morris.2 He married Maud Sharp on 17 June 1930 in St Luke, Mannngham, Yorkshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by S Clough aand W Sharp. Alfred was a fish frier living at 25 Woolton Street. His father Alfred Morris was professional cricketer. Maud lived at 114 Jesmond Avenue. Her father James Sharp was a corporation workman.3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Alfred was listed as living at 18 Lime Street, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, with his wife Maud. Alfred was a power press operator.5 He witnessed the probate of the estate of Mary Ann Morris on 26 November 1953.6 His wife Maud died on 6 February 1974 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 70.7,8 Alfred died on 27 November 1981 in 86 Charnwood Road, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 80.9,6 His estate was probated on 7 January 1982 in Leeds, his effects were valued at £25,000.6

Child of Alfred Morris and Maud Sharp

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q3 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 198.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_30147_0459_03.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1930/Q2 Bradford Volume 9b Page 333.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past tna_r39_3330_3330f_011.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.
  7. [S509] E-mails between Bev Detoeuf and Jan Cooper from 24 July 2020 title.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1974/Q1 Bradford Volume 2b Page 364 age 70.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1981/Q4 Bradford Volume 4 Page 0597 age 80.

Maud Sharp

#33877, b. 7 January 1904, d. 6 February 1974
Last Edited=24 Jul 2020
     Maud Sharp was born on 7 January 1904 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was baptised on 5 June 1904 in St John, Great Horton, Yorkshire, England, her parents were James William and Isabella Sharp. James was a labourer and the family lived at 267 Souuthfield Lane.2 She married Alfred Morris, son of Alfred Morris and Mary Ann Lamb, on 17 June 1930 in St Luke, Mannngham, Yorkshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by S Clough aand W Sharp. Alfred was a fish frier living at 25 Woolton Street. His father Alfred Morris was professional cricketer. Maud lived at 114 Jesmond Avenue. Her father James Sharp was a corporation workman.3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Maud was listed as living at 18 Lime Street, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, with her husband Alfred. Alfred was a power press operator.5 Maud died on 6 February 1974 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 70.6,7

Child of Maud Sharp and Alfred Morris

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q1 Bradford Volume 9b Page 121.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1930/Q2 Bradford Volume 9b Page 333.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past tna_r39_3330_3330f_011.
  6. [S509] E-mails between Bev Detoeuf and Jan Cooper from 24 July 2020 title.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1974/Q1 Bradford Volume 2b Page 364 age 70.

Peter Graham Morris

#33878, b. 3 June 1934, d. 20 December 1997
Last Edited=24 Jul 2020
Relationship
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Peter Graham Morris was born on 3 June 1934 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of Alfred Morris and Maud Sharp. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Peter Graham Morris was listed as living at 18 Lime Street, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, with his parents.2 He married Joan Maureen Booth on 5 May 1956 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, Joan was known as Maureen.3 Peter died on 20 December 1997 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, aged 63.4,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q3 Bradford Volume 9b Page 200 - mother Sharpe.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past tna_r39_3330_3330f_011.
  3. [S509] E-mails between Bev Detoeuf and Jan Cooper from 24 July 2020 title.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1997/Q4 Leeds Reg B11C District 0921B Entry 168 age 63.

Joan Maureen Booth

#33879, b. 25 September 1935, d. November 2000
Last Edited=24 Jul 2020
     Joan Maureen Booth was born on 25 September 1935 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England.1 She married Peter Graham Morris, son of Alfred Morris and Maud Sharp, on 5 May 1956 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, Joan was known as Maureen.2 Her husband Peter died on 20 December 1997 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, aged 63.3,2 Joan died in November 2000 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 65.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q4 Bradford Volume 9b Page 196 mother Fieldhouse.
  2. [S509] E-mails between Bev Detoeuf and Jan Cooper from 24 July 2020 title.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1997/Q4 Leeds Reg B11C District 0921B Entry 168 age 63.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 2000 Bradford Reg F60A District 0811F Entry 230 age 65.

Phoebe E Harper

#33880, b. 23 May 1892
Last Edited=27 Jul 2020
     Phoebe E Harper was born on 23 May 1892 in Bishop Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.1 She married Charles Edward Cooper, son of Edward Thomas Cooper and Rhoda Elizabeth Gibbons, on 3 July 1919 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.2,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Phoebe was listed as living at 49 Queens Road, Chatham, Kent, England, Phoebe was married and living with his daughter.4

Child of Phoebe E Harper and Charles Edward Cooper

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1892/Q2 Bishop Stortford Volume 3a Page 494 - mother Wright.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q3 Cambridge Volume 3b Page 1361.
  3. [S47012] Find my past AIR 79/2902.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past TNA_R39_1692_1692F_011.

Annie Rhoda Cooper

#33881, b. 24 August 1920, d. January 1994
Last Edited=27 Jul 2020
     Annie Rhoda Cooper was born on 24 August 1920 in Camberwell, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Edward Cooper and Phoebe E Harper. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Annie Rhoda Cooper was listed as living at 49 Queens Road, Chatham, Kent, England, with her mother Annie was a tailoress.3 Annie died in January 1994 in Chatham, Kent, England, aged 73.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S47012] Find my past AIR 79/2902.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q3 Camberwell Volume 1d Page 1649 - mother Harper.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past TNA_R39_1692_1692F_011.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1994/Q1 Chatham Reg D5A District 5611D Entry 207 age 73.

Ethel Riley

#33883, b. 28 March 1933, d. 4 August 1988
Last Edited=7 Sep 2020
Relationship
8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Ethel Riley was born on 28 March 1933 in New Acres, Stanley, Durham, England, in a caravan as stated on her birth certificate, her father was a coal hewer.1,2 She was the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley and Mary Ann Greathead. Ethel is listed on the alien arrivals as arriving at St Albans, Vermont in 1940 aged 7. She left Liverpool on 26 April 1940 bound for Montreal in Canada on board the ship Duchess of Bedford as one of the 12 Fairbridge Farm School children. She aparently took the train to Victoria in British Columbia where she lived at Fairbridge farm until she was 16, when she was fostered by Jack and Joan Burgess who wanted a nanny for their two children and to keep their house tidy. Ethel did attend High School in Victoria and became a secretary with a hospital there while living with Jack and Joan.3,4,2 Ethel joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and was stationed in Lac St Denis where she met Own who was in the US Air Force stationed in St Albans, Vermont.2 She married Owen Frederick Canfield on 7 May 1955 in Torrington, Connecticut, USA.5 Thomas and Ethel managed to ake contact with each other in the 1970s, after 30 odd years apart. They never met in prson but stayed in touch exchanging letters until Thomas death in 1986.2 Ethel died on 4 August 1988 in 15 Woodbine Street, Torrington, Connecticut, USA, aged 55 Her obituary was recorded in the Hartfield Express of 5 August 1988.6 Ethel was buried in Bantam Burying Ground, Bantam, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA.7

Children of Ethel Riley and Owen Frederick Canfield

  • Linda Joan Canfield
  • Sheila Ann Canfield
  • Owen Frederick Canfield2
  • Kevin James Canfield2
  • Kathleen Marie Canfield
  • Steven John Canfield2
  • Sharon Jean Canfield2
  • Patricia Mary Canfield2
  • Maureen Canfield2
  • Daniel Mark Canfield2

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1933/Q2 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 516 - mother Gre(a)thead.
  2. [S33894] E-mails between Linda Chamberlain and Jan Cooper from 4 September 2020.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Index to Alien Arrivals at Canadian Atlantic and Pacific Seaports, 1904-1944.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK and Ireland, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Find a Grave.

Owen Frederick Canfield

#33884, b. 1 February 1934, d. 30 November 2019
Last Edited=7 Sep 2020
Owen F Cranfield
     Owen Frederick Canfield was born on 1 February 1934 in Torrington, Connecticut, USA, he was the son of Owen F and Marjorie Canfield née Wheeler.1 Ethel joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and was stationed in Lac St Denis where she met Own who was in the US Air Force stationed in St Albans, Vermont.2 He married Ethel Riley, daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley and Mary Ann Greathead, on 7 May 1955 in Torrington, Connecticut, USA.3 His wife Ethel died on 4 August 1988 in 15 Woodbine Street, Torrington, Connecticut, USA, aged 55 Her obituary was recorded in the Hartfield Express of 5 August 1988.4 Owen died on 30 November 2019 in Torrington, Connecticut, USA, aged 85 He was a U.S. Air Force Korean Conflict Veteran. Owen was a lifelong communicant of St. Francis of Assisi Church. Along with being the consummate family man, his love for his family boundless, his accolades include: 7 time Connecticut Sportswriter of the Year, Induction into the Torrington High School Hall of Fame & the Connecticut High School Coaches Hall of Fame. He was honored as Saint Patrick's Day Lord Mayor of Torrington. Along with teaching CCD classes at Saint Francis, he also taught Sports writing classes at the University of Connecticut and Central Connecticut State College. He was heavily involved with the Class of '52 High School reunions & functions. He also enjoyed his monthly lunches with his fellow retired colleagues from the Hartford Courant. Survivors include four sons, six daughters, 17 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. Mr. Canfield was predeceased by a brother, Matthew D. Canfield.1 Owen was buried on 6 December 2019 in Bantam Burying Ground, Bantam, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA, with full Military Honours. A Mass of Christian Burial celebrated the following day 7 December 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 160 Main St., Torrington.1

Children of Owen Frederick Canfield and Ethel Riley

  • Linda Joan Canfield
  • Sheila Ann Canfield
  • Owen Frederick Canfield2
  • Kevin James Canfield2
  • Kathleen Marie Canfield
  • Steven John Canfield2
  • Sharon Jean Canfield2
  • Patricia Mary Canfield2
  • Maureen Canfield2
  • Daniel Mark Canfield2

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - Find a Grave.
  2. [S33894] E-mails between Linda Chamberlain and Jan Cooper from 4 September 2020.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Connecticut Marriage Records, 1897-1968.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s-current.

Norma Richardson

#33885
Last Edited=5 Sep 2020
     Norma Richardson married Thomas William Riley, son of Patrick Joseph Riley and Mary Ann Greathead, in 1960 in Durham, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1960/Q3 Durham Central Volume 1a Page 748.

Rose Cook

#33886, b. 1869, d. 1930
Last Edited=7 Sep 2020
     Rose Cook was born in 1869 in Durham, England.1 She married Patrick Joseph Riley in 1888 in Stockton, Durham, England.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Gibson's Yard New Elvet, Elvetham, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Patrick Joseph Riley.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Bramley Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Patrick Joseph Riley.4 Rose was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 54 Stockton Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Rose was listed as having 6 children and a marriage of 22 years, a widow and a boarding house keeper. In the household were two boarders Samuel Cooper a married butcher and Archibald E Dryburgh whom she married in 1912.5 She married Archibald Campbell Dryburgh, son of James Dryburgh and Margaret Carmichael, in 1912 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.6 Rose died in 1930 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.7

Children of Rose Cook and Patrick Joseph Riley

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1869/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 299 - mother McCabe.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 133.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4099 Folio 12 Page 18.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4642 Folio 142 Page 32.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_29615_0001_03.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 294.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1930/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 158 age 60.

Lilian Riley

#33887, b. 1889, d. 1962
Last Edited=6 Sep 2020
     Lilian Riley was born in 1889 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook. In the census of 5 April 1891 in Gibson's Yard New Elvet, Elvetham, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley.2 Lilian died in 1962 in Sunderland, Durham, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 566.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4099 Folio 12 Page 18.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1962/Q1 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 1251 age 74.

Emmerson Riley

#33888, b. 27 November 1890, d. 21 October 1974
Last Edited=6 Sep 2020
     Emmerson Riley was born on 27 November 1890 in Durham, England.1 He was the son of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook. In the census of 5 April 1891 in Gibson's Yard New Elvet, Elvetham, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Patrick Joseph Riley.2 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Bramley Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Patrick Joseph Riley.3 He married Annie Elizabeth Brennan on 25 December 1911 in St Peter, Fulham, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by J W Brennan and J W Newman. Emmerson was an Able Seaman living in the Royal Navy Barracks. His father Joseph Riley is listed as deceased. Annie liveed at 135 Shenbrooke Road. Her father John William Brennan was a labourer.4,5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Emmerson was listed as living at 31 New Common Road, Sheerness, Kent, England, with his wife Annie. Emmerson was a store house labourer in the dockyard.6 Emmerson died on 21 October 1974 in 109 Marine Parade, Sheerness, Kent, England, aged 83.7,8 His estate was probated on 18 November 1974 Administration papers were issued in London. His effects were valued at £524.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q1 Durham Volume 10a Page 360.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4099 Folio 12 Page 18.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4642 Folio 142 Page 32.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q4 Fulham Volume 1a Page 600.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  6. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past TNA_R39_1786_1786F_025.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1974/Q4 Chatham Volume 16 Page 0437 age 83.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995.

Annie Elizabeth Brennan

#33889, b. 30 June 1887
Last Edited=6 Sep 2020
     Annie Elizabeth Brennan was born on 30 June 1887. She married Emmerson Riley, son of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook, on 25 December 1911 in St Peter, Fulham, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by J W Brennan and J W Newman. Emmerson was an Able Seaman living in the Royal Navy Barracks. His father Joseph Riley is listed as deceased. Annie liveed at 135 Shenbrooke Road. Her father John William Brennan was a labourer.1,2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Annie was listed as living at 31 New Common Road, Sheerness, Kent, England, with her husband Emmerson. Emmerson was a store house labourer in the dockyard.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q4 Fulham Volume 1a Page 600.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past TNA_R39_1786_1786F_025.

Elizabeth Riley

#33890, b. 1892
Last Edited=8 Sep 2020
     Elizabeth Riley was born in 1892 in Stockton, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Bramley Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley.2 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 22 Durham Road, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the servant working in domestic service for Walter Cook Bergan and his wife Margaret. Walter was a bank clerk.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1892/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 10a Page 61 - mother Cook.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4642 Folio 142 Page 32.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_26791_0781_03.

Philip Riley

#33891, b. 1895
Last Edited=8 Sep 2020
     Philip Riley was born in 1895 in Stockton, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Bramley Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Patrick Joseph Riley.2 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Grange Farm, Trimdon, Durham, England, he was listed as the servant of an unknown person Philip was working as a farm labourer living with Manisty and Phoebe Robinson.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q4 Stockton Volume 10a Page 69 - mother Cook.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4642 Folio 142 Page 32.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_29679_0579_03.

Thomas Riley

#33892, b. 2 February 1897, d. 1982
Last Edited=8 Sep 2020
     Thomas Riley was born on 2 February 1897 in Stockton, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Bramley Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Patrick Joseph Riley.2 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 54 Stockton Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Rose Riley Thomas was a messenger in a motor works.3 He married Mabel Wilkinson in 1924 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas was listed as living at 11 Mary Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, with his wife Mabel. Thomas was a general labourer and ARP Warden and Ambulance worker.5 His wife Mabel died on 1951 in West Hartlepool, Durham, England.6 Thomas died in 1982 in Cleveland, Durham, England.7

Children of Thomas Riley and Mabel Wilkinson

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1897/Q1 Stockton Volume 10a Page 70 - mother Cook.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4642 Folio 142 Page 32.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_29615_0001_03.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1924/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 245.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past TNA_R39_2731_2731I_010.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q2 West Hartlepool Volume 1a Page 1001 age 49.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1982/Q2 North Cleveland Volume 3 Page 2578.

Doris Riley

#33893, b. 1899
Last Edited=8 Sep 2020
     Doris Riley was born in 1899 in Stockton, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley and Rose Cook. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Bramley Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Patrick Joseph Riley.2 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 54 Stockton Street, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Rose Riley.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q4 Stockton Volume 10a Page 87 - mother Cook.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4642 Folio 142 Page 32.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 rg14_29615_0001_03.