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Charles Lamb

#326, b. 7 June 1783, d. 18 October 1847
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-uncle of Janet Susan Greathead
     Charles Lamb was born on 7 June 1783 in Durham, England.1 He was the son of William Lamb and Margaret Gill. He was baptised on 2 September 1783 Charles was described as son of William Lamb of East Hartburn and Margaret his wife.1 He married Margaret Elliot, daughter of Thomas Elliot and Margaret Harris, on 1 November 1813 in Darlington, Durham, England.2,3 Charles died on 18 October 1847 in Glebe House, Darlington, Durham, England, aged 64.3,4 Charles was buried on 20 October 1848 in St Andrew, Haughton le Skerne, Durham, England, in plot 208 with his wife.5,6

Children of Charles Lamb and Margaret Elliot

Sources of Information

  1. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Copy of Baptism record sheet owned by John Lamb.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S378] E-mails between Hugh Reginald Birks and Jan Cooper from 16 January 2001.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1847/Q4 Darlington Volume 24 Page 27.
  5. [S20090] Emails between Margaret Duffy née Lamb and Jan Cooper from 31 December 2007.
  6. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.

Catherine Lamb

#327, b. 30 May 1785, d. 27 March 1813
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-aunt of Janet Susan Greathead
     Catherine Lamb was born on 30 May 1785 in Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Lamb and Margaret Gill. She was baptised on 28 July 1785 in Durham, England, she was described as the daughter of William Lamb of East Hartburn and Margaret his wife.1 Catherine died on 27 March 1813 aged 27.2,3,4 Catherine was buried in All Saints, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England.2,5

Sources of Information

  1. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Copy of Baptism record sheet owned by John Lamb.
  2. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  3. [S378] E-mails between Hugh Reginald Birks and Jan Cooper from 16 January 2001.
  4. [S20090] Emails between Margaret Duffy née Lamb and Jan Cooper from 31 December 2007.
  5. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Aged 28 DU/R Stranton registers 1580 - 1837 page252 found in Society of Genealogists.

George Francis Sterne

#328, b. 1852, d. 1919
Last Edited=13 Oct 2004
     George Francis Sterne was born in 1852 in Canada. He was the son of Henry Tyghe Sterne and Sarah Woods. He married Elizabeth Morris Green. George died in 1919.

Children of George Francis Sterne and Elizabeth Morris Green

Matthew Charles Lamb1,2,3

#329, b. 16 September 1908, d. 8 March 1950
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Matthew Charles Lamb
     Matthew Charles Lamb was born on 16 September 1908 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.3,4 He was the son of Matthew Lamb and Sarah Florence Smith. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 27 Belgrave Gardens, Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Matthew Lamb.5 He married Margaret Dale, daughter of George Henry Dale and Sarah Elizabeth Spurr, in 1936 in Brierley, Yorkshire, England.3,6 He was a bank clerk. Matthew died on 8 March 1950 in Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 41 from Carcinoma of caecus, his brother H Lamb was the informant.2,3,7

Children of Matthew Charles Lamb and Margaret Dale

  • John M Lamb
  • Michael H Lamb
  • Margaret Sara Lamb

Sources of Information

  1. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  2. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  3. [S333] Letters between John Lamb and John Cooper from 4 December 1997.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10 Page 146.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29617 RG78 Piece 1718A Registration District 545 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 17 Schedule Number 218.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q3 N Brierley Volume 9b Page 83.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1950/Q1 Bradford Volume 2b Page 108.

Margaret Dale1,2,3

#330, b. 20 January 1913, d. 27 December 1993
Last Edited=30 Aug 2011
     Margaret Dale was born on 20 January 1913 in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, England.3,4,5,6 She was the daughter of George Henry Dale and Sarah Elizabeth Spurr.3 She married Matthew Charles Lamb, son of Matthew Lamb and Sarah Florence Smith, in 1936 in Brierley, Yorkshire, England.3,7 Her husband Matthew died on 8 March 1950 in Bradford Royal Infirmary, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 41 from Carcinoma of caecus, his brother H Lamb was the informant.2,3,8 Margaret died on 27 December 1993 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, aged 80.3,4,9

Children of Margaret Dale and Matthew Charles Lamb

  • John M Lamb
  • Michael H Lamb
  • Margaret Sara Lamb

Sources of Information

  1. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  2. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  3. [S333] Letters between John Lamb and John Cooper from 4 December 1997.
  4. [S335] Emails between Sara England and Jan Cooper from 9 May 2011.
  5. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q1 Dewsbury Volume 9b Page 1102a.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q3 N Brierley Volume 9b Page 83.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1950/Q1 Bradford Volume 2b Page 108.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1994/Q1 Bradford Reg C53A District 0881C Entry 258 age 81.

Henry Lamb1,2

#331, b. 13 March 1911, d. 26 May 1985
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Henry Lamb
     Henry Lamb was born on 13 March 1911 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.2,3 He was the son of Matthew Lamb and Sarah Florence Smith. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 27 Belgrave Gardens, Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Matthew Lamb.4 Henry was present at death of his brother Matthew Charles Lamb on 8 March 1950 in Bradford Henry worked hard for cancer research and had a weather station on top of his shop. The local paper (in the past) carried daily readings from him. He never married.5 He was a jeweller. Henry died on 26 May 1985 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, aged 74.2,6,7 Henry was buried in Stranton Grange Cemetery, Tanfield Road, Hartlepool, Durham, England, The headstone reads: Harry Lamb a dear son and brother died May 26th 1985 aged 74 years. A dear uncle who is sadly missed.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  2. [S333] Letters between John Lamb and John Cooper from 4 December 1997.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a page 108.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29617 RG78 Piece 1718A Registration District 545 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 17 Schedule Number 218.
  5. [S74] E-mails between Peter Hogg and Jan Cooper from 1 July 1997 Peter knew Harry.
  6. [S1031] E-mails between Mike Hall and Jan Cooper from 8 February 2006.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - May 1985 Northallerton Volume 2 Page 2191 Reg 585.

Elizabeth Lamb1

#332, b. 21 April 1914, d. 15 December 1989
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Elizabeth Lamb was born on 21 April 1914 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.2,1,3 She was the daughter of Matthew Lamb and Sarah Florence Smith. She was a teacher. Elizabeth died on 15 December 1989 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England, aged 75.1,4,5 Elizabeth was buried in Stranton Grange Cemetery, Tanfield Road, Hartlepool, Durham, England, Her headstone reads: Elizabeth Lamb a dear daughter, sister and aunt who is sadly missed died December 15th 1989 aged 75 years.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S333] Letters between John Lamb and John Cooper from 4 December 1997.
  2. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1914/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 271.
  4. [S1031] E-mails between Mike Hall and Jan Cooper from 8 February 2006.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Dec 1989 Chiltern and South Bucks Volume 19 Page 1345.

Douglas Lamb1

#338
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Douglas Lamb was the son of Henry Lawrence Lamb and Ella Smyth.2 He was a medical Doctor.

Sources of Information

  1. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  2. [S333] Letters between John Lamb and John Cooper from 4 December 1997.

Olive Marion Birks1

#339, b. 9 February 1913, d. 2 April 1967
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Olive Marion Davies née Birks
     There is a delightful four generation photograph. Ellen, her daughter Georgina, her grandaughter Emily and great grandaughter Olive.2 Olive Marion Birks was born on 9 February 1913 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.2,3,4,5 She was the daughter of Hugh Hallifield Birks and Emily Douglas Lamb. She was baptized on 26 March 1913 in St Paul's, Hartlepool, Durham, England, while living at 30 Burn Valley Road.4 Olive trained as a nurse at York County Hospital from 1934-37 and then as a midwife at Bank Hall Maternity Hospital, Burnely, Lancashire. In 1941 she joined the Princess Mary's RAF Nursing Service and served in England, Egypt, Italy and North Africa until 1946. In 1952, after working in London and Surrey her love of trees took her to San Francisco where she married her husband and then retired. They returned to London after a couple of years in Louisiana, her husband was seconded to the US Air Force. Their shared interest in trees led to their meeting, probably through a society known as "Men of the Trees."6 She married Derek Edmund Davies on 22 December 1954 in San Francisco, California, USA, Derek met and married Olive in USA when Olive was there with the Queen Alexander Nursing Corps.3,7 She died on 2 April 1967 in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England, aged 54 of a brain tumour when her daughter Emily was just eight years old.2,7,8

Child of Olive Marion Birks and Derek Edmund Davies

  • Emily Georgina Davies

Sources of Information

  1. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  2. [S435] E-mails between Peter Hugh Birks and Jan Cooper from 6 February 2003.
  3. [S378] E-mails between Hugh Reginald Birks and Jan Cooper from 16 January 2001.
  4. [S438] E-mails between John Edwin Birks and Jan Cooper from 10 July 2006.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 273.
  6. [S341] E-mails between Emily Bianchi-Bazzi née Davies and Jan Cooper from 12 February 2003.
  7. [S1031] E-mails between Mike Hall and Jan Cooper from 8 February 2006.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q2 Thirsk Volume 1b page 650.

Derek Edmund Davies1

#340, b. 6 February 1917, d. November 2006
Last Edited=10 Nov 2012
Derek Edmund Davies
     Derek Edmund Davies was born on 6 February 1917 in Reading, Berkshire, England, his mothers maiden name was Connell.2,3 He was RAF Wing Commander - decorated in WW2 - 149 Squadron aircraft flew in film "Target for tonight" DFC, AFC and bar.2 He married Olive Marion Birks, daughter of Hugh Hallifield Birks and Emily Douglas Lamb, on 22 December 1954 in San Francisco, California, USA, Derek met and married Olive in USA when Olive was there with the Queen Alexander Nursing Corps.4,5 His wife Olive died on 2 April 1967 in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England, aged 54 of a brain tumour when her daughter Emily was just eight years old.2,5,6 He married Gweneth R Wilson in April 1989 in Taunton, Somerset, England.7 Derek died in November 2006 in Yorkshire, England, aged 89 His funeral was very impressive and touching. The RAF supplied pallbearers and held his coffin over the grave while a jet fighter screamed over above the treetops. It was apparently a spine tingling sight and send off.2,8

Child of Derek Edmund Davies and Olive Marion Birks

  • Emily Georgina Davies

Sources of Information

  1. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  2. [S435] E-mails between Peter Hugh Birks and Jan Cooper from 6 February 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q1 Reading Volume 2c Page 617.
  4. [S378] E-mails between Hugh Reginald Birks and Jan Cooper from 16 January 2001.
  5. [S1031] E-mails between Mike Hall and Jan Cooper from 8 February 2006.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q2 Thirsk Volume 1b page 650.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - April 1989 Taunton Deane Volume 23 Page 1298.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 2006 Nth Yorkshire District 6501G Reg G9 Ent 218 DOR 1105.

Robert William Lamb1

#342, b. 4 June 1944, d. 15 May 2007
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd cousin of Janet Susan Greathead
Robert William Lamb
     Robert William Lamb was born on 4 June 1944 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.2,1,3 He was the son of Norman Anderson Lamb and Dorothy Hull. He was baptised in All Saints, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England.4 He married Anne Dalby, daughter of William E Dalby and Myrtle E Barker, on 30 August 1967 in Cleveland, Yorkshire, England.5,6 He was a jeweller in the Lamb jewellery shop in Hartlepool.7 Robert died on 15 May 2007 in Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 62.8,9,10

Children of Robert William Lamb and Anne Dalby

  • Alexandra Jayne Lamb
  • Victoria Anne Lamb

Sources of Information

  1. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  2. [S380] E-mails between George Lamb and Jan Cooper from 7 February 2003.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S38] E-mails between Bert Wilson and Jan Cooper from 24 September 2003.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q3 Cleveland Volume 1b Page 1610.
  6. [S343] E-mails between Ann Lamb and Jan Cooper from 8 February 2014.
  7. [S1] Jan's knowledge.
  8. [S1031] E-mails between Mike Hall and Jan Cooper from 8 February 2006.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2007 Nth Yorkshire District 6501F Reg 1F001 Ent 62 DOR 507.
  10. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Anne told me at the Reunion 13 August 2011.

Ian Nicholas Crass1

#346, b. 1972, d. December 1979
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Ian Nicholas Crass was born in 1972 in Teeside, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Geoffrey Nicholas Crass and Penelope Mary Lamb. Ian died in December 1979 in an accident.1,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q4 Teeside Volume 1b Page 2351.
  3. [S344] E-mails between Penny Rowell and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2011.