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Emily Beale1

#3526, b. 6 July 1895, d. 21 February 1972
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Emily Beale was born on 6 July 1895.1,2 She married Ernest James Greathead, son of John George Greathead and Florence Aslett, on 3 April 1920 in Whitchurch, Hampshire, England.1,3 Emily died on 21 February 1972 in Kingsclere, Hampshire, England, aged 76.1,4

Children of Emily Beale and Ernest James Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S1792] Letters between Angela Murray née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 30 September 2002.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 Whitchurch H Volume 2c Page 772.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q1 Kingsclere Volume 6b Page 1197.

Maud Greathead

#3528, b. 1899, d. 1900
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Maud Greathead was born in 1899 in Whitchurch, Hampshire, England.1 She was the daughter of John George Greathead and Florence Aslett. Maud died in 1900 in Whitchurch, Hampshire, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q3 Whitchurch H Volume 2c Page 204.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q2 Whitchurch H Volume 2c Page 145.

Ida Mary Bell

#3534, b. 27 April 1894, d. 5 March 1986
Last Edited=5 Jun 2017
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Ida Mary Bell was born on 27 April 1894 in Guisborough, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Captain John William Bell and Catherine Greathead. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 21 Admiral Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Captain John William Bell.2 She married Thomas Bland Dixon in 1917 in Guisborough, Yorkshire, England.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ida was listed as living at 59 Redcar Lane, Redcar, Yorkshire, England with her husband Thomas. Thomas was a bank manager.4 Her husband Thomas died on 1963 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.5 Ida died on 5 March 1986 in 59 Redcar Lane, Redcar, Yorkshire, England, aged 91.6,7,8 Her estate was probated on 10 April 1986 in Newcastle upon Tyne. her effects were valued at not exceeding £40,000.8

Children of Ida Mary Bell and Thomas Bland Dixon

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q2 Guisbro Volume 9d Page 495.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3434 Folio 157 Page 2.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q2 Guisbro Voume 9d Page 805.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3247A/006/.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 1b Page 940 age 72.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1986/Q1 Central Cleveland Volume 3 Page 2954 age 91.
  7. [S32779] E-mails between Martin J Belll and Jan Cooper from 5 June 2017.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 Guisbro Volume 9d Page 1051.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Guisbro Volume 9d Page 792.

Thomas Bland Dixon

#3535, b. 1890, d. 1963
Last Edited=5 Jun 2017
     Thomas Bland Dixon was born in 1890 in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England.1 He married Ida Mary Bell, daughter of Captain John William Bell and Catherine Greathead, in 1917 in Guisborough, Yorkshire, England.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas was listed as living at 59 Redcar Lane, Redcar, Yorkshire, England with his wife Ida. Thomas was a bank manager.3 Thomas died in 1963 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.4

Children of Thomas Bland Dixon and Ida Mary Bell

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q4 Stoke T Volume 6b Page 182.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q2 Guisbro Voume 9d Page 805.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3247A/006/.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 1b Page 940 age 72.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 Guisbro Volume 9d Page 1051.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Guisbro Volume 9d Page 792.

John Greathead1,2,3,4

#3541, b. 3 December 1914, d. 12 March 2008
Last Edited=22 Sep 2018
Relationship
8th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
John James Greathead aka Jack
     John Greathead was born on 3 December 1914 in Redcar, Yorkshire, England.1,5,2,4 He was the son of John Greathead and Margaret Hannah Easton. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register John Greathead was listed as living at 5 The Grove, Consett, Durham, England with his parents John was a maintenance electrician in iron and steel works.6 He married Elizabeth Kennedy in 1943 in St Hilda, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.7,8 An article appeared in the Evening Gazette of 6 February 2003 it read: heir wedding night did not get off to the best start - but 60 years on this couple have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary. On the evening of Jack and Betty Greathead's big day they were disturbed by two air raids and had to make their way to the local shelter. When they finally returned to their room, they were woken up again by an air raid warden because there was a chink of light peeking out through their bedroom curtains. The couple were joined by friends and family to celebrate their milestone on Monday Jack, 88, and Betty, 84, live at the Broadacres housing scheme, Hollygarth Close, Great Ayton, and have received many cards, including one from the Queen. Betty said: "The secret to a long and happy marriage is broad shoulders and thick skin." While Jack said the secret to their lengthy success is "love of the family".9 John died on 12 March 2008 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 93.10,11

Children of John Greathead and Elizabeth Kennedy

  • Frank Greathead
  • John James Greathead
  • Jennifer Greathead+ b. 1948, d. Mar 1991
  • Susan Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5506] Emails between Bryan Jones ID 5506 and Jan Cooper from 2004.
  2. [S7046] Letters between Patricia Greathead née McGregor and Jan Cooper from 27 March 1997.
  3. [S40045] Newspapers.
  4. [S1747] E-mails between John James Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 September 2018.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1914/Q4 Guisbro Volume 9d Page893.
  6. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2767G/002/28.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1943/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 923 - M-204-12-0-136.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Great Ayton, local paper sent by Eileen Huby.
  9. [S40045] Newspapers Evening Gazette - 6 February 2003.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 2008 Middlebro District 3481A Reg 1A003 Ent 101DOR 308.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - All England and Wales, Death Index, 2007-2013.

Elizabeth Kennedy1,2

#3542, b. 13 October 1918, d. 22 October 2008
Last Edited=24 Nov 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Elizabeth Greathead née Kennedy
     Elizabeth Kennedy was born on 13 October 1918 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, her mothers maiden name was Stephenson.1,3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elizabeth Kennedy was listed as living at 18 Frances Street, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England with her parents with her parents James and Beatrice Kennedy. Elizaeth was a till room maid in a hotel. The family had a cook and her family living with them.5 She married John Greathead, son of John Greathead and Margaret Hannah Easton, in 1943 in St Hilda, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.6,7 An article appeared in the Evening Gazette of 6 February 2003 it read: heir wedding night did not get off to the best start - but 60 years on this couple have celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary. On the evening of Jack and Betty Greathead's big day they were disturbed by two air raids and had to make their way to the local shelter. When they finally returned to their room, they were woken up again by an air raid warden because there was a chink of light peeking out through their bedroom curtains. The couple were joined by friends and family to celebrate their milestone on Monday Jack, 88, and Betty, 84, live at the Broadacres housing scheme, Hollygarth Close, Great Ayton, and have received many cards, including one from the Queen. Betty said: "The secret to a long and happy marriage is broad shoulders and thick skin." While Jack said the secret to their lengthy success is "love of the family".8 Her husband John died on 12 March 2008 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 93.9,10 Elizabeth died on 22 October 2008 in Kirtley Lodge, Dalby Way, Coulby Newnham, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 90 her administration papers were granted to her son John on 4 December 2008 in Newcastle upon Tyne.11,12,10 Elizabeth did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 4 December 2008 to her son John in Newcastle upon Tyne.11

Children of Elizabeth Kennedy and John Greathead

  • Frank Greathead
  • John James Greathead
  • Jennifer Greathead+ b. 1948, d. Mar 1991
  • Susan Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5506] Emails between Bryan Jones ID 5506 and Jan Cooper from 2004.
  2. [S40045] Newspapers.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q4 Middlesborough Volume 9d Page 901.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3217C/005.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1943/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 923 - M-204-12-0-136.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers Great Ayton, local paper sent by Eileen Huby.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Evening Gazette - 6 February 2003.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 2008 Middlebro District 3481A Reg 1A003 Ent 101DOR 308.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - All England and Wales, Death Index, 2007-2013.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - October 2008 Middlesborough District 3481C Reg 1C005 Ent 226 DOR 1008.

Jennifer Greathead1

#3543, b. 1948, d. March 1991
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
9th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Jennifer Greathead was born in 1948 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Elizabeth Kennedy. She married Michael R Scott in 1978 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.3 Jennifer died in March 1991 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.1,4

Children of Jennifer Greathead and Michael R Scott

  • Emma Louise Scott
  • Stephen Roger Scott

Sources of Information

  1. [S5506] Emails between Bryan Jones ID 5506 and Jan Cooper from 2004.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1948/Q2 Middlesboro Volume 1b Page 1246.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1978/Q3 Northallerton Volume 2 Pagw 2279.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 1991 Northallerton Volume 2 Page 2432 age 42.