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John Greathead

#3754, b. 1839, d. 1 April 1873
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     John Greathead was born in 1839 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Greathead and Sarah Dillon. In the census of 6 June 1841 in Sodom, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Greathead.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 61 Mount Street, St George Hanover Square, London, England, John was listed as the visitor of Jane Ray and her children. His father had died in 1846 and his mother was now in London working as a nurse.4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Lees Mews, Westminster, London, England, he was listed as a lodger of James Pantlin and wife, he was a gentlemans valet and described himself as born in Tividale Shropshire which is quite close to Warwickshire. He was very young when he left.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 3 Shepherds Court, Westminster, London, England, he was listed as a lodger of John Argent, he was a domestic servant.6 He married Eliza Taylor, daughter of Thomas Taylor, on 18 September 1871 in St Mary, Bryanston Square, Marylebone, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by William Wallace and Caroline Taylor. John was described as a servant living at 49 Wyndham Street. Eliza was living at 5 Bryanston Square.7,8 John died on 1 April 1873 in "Castle" Public House, Shepherds Court, Upper Brook Street, St George Hanover Square, London, England.9 John was buried on 7 April 1873 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, in a common grave 7 foot deep, no J79.3x60.3. His address was recorded as 3 Shepherds Court, Grosvenor Square.10 John did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 31 July 1873 at the Principal Register to his wife Elizabeth. His effects were valued at under £450.11

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1839/Q4 Dudley Volume XXVIII Page 270.
  2. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandbmd.org.uk - RR/2/409.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO 107 Piece 998/11 Volume 40 Page 28.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1475 Folio 613 Page 8.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 41 Folio 74 Page 23.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 95 Folio 14 Page 22.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q3 Marylebone Volume 1a Page 918 - GOONS.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary, Bryanston Square, Register of marriages, P89/MRY2, Item 078.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q2 St Geo H Sq Volume 1a Page 193.
  10. [S40000] Website Deceased on line.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Mary Ann Greathead1

#3755, b. 6 October 1816
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Mary Ann Greathead was baptised on 6 October 1816 in St Michael, East Wickham, Kent, England, privately, her father was listed as a farmer.2,3,4 She was born on 6 October 1816 in Kent, England.4 She was the daughter of Paul Greathead and Margaret Foster. In the census of 6 June 1841 in Sedgefield, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Paul Greathead.5 Mention of Paul was found in a newspaper published in Toronto Canada: The Globe 4 Nov 1846. On the 23ult, at the residence of Mr John Chipchase, Guelph, Mr Walter McFarlane, to Miss Mary Ann, only daughter of Mr Paul Greathead, of Sedgefield, Durham, England.1 She married Walter McFarlane on 23 October 1846 in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, at the residence of Mr John Chipchase.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S80] E-mails between L Bee and Jan Cooper.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - Kent baptisms.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Bexley, Kent, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1558-1812.
  5. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 316/7 Folio 28 Page 6.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com.

Walter McFarlane1

#3756
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Mention of Paul was found in a newspaper published in Toronto Canada: The Globe 4 Nov 1846. On the 23ult, at the residence of Mr John Chipchase, Guelph, Mr Walter McFarlane, to Miss Mary Ann, only daughter of Mr Paul Greathead, of Sedgefield, Durham, England.1 Walter McFarlane married Mary Ann Greathead, daughter of Paul Greathead and Margaret Foster, on 23 October 1846 in Guelph, Wellington, Ontario, Canada, at the residence of Mr John Chipchase.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S80] E-mails between L Bee and Jan Cooper.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com.

William Thomas Greathead1

#3758, b. 8 May 1910, d. May 1984
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     William Thomas Greathead was born on 8 May 1910 in South Moor, Stanley, Lanchester, Durham, England, Did not know Annie when young, met in Yorkshire later in life.1,2
He was the son of Matthew Anderson Greathead and Jane Isobel Dawson. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 10 Malden Terrace, Anfield Plain, Lanchester, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder Matthew was a coalminer putter. Matthew, his wife and young son were boarding with John and Henrietta Hall and their family in their three roomed home.3 William moved to South Kirby, near Pontefract in Yorkshire after the war, before settling down in Birmingham in early 1960's. Apparently he had a major disagreement with family and moved away from Yorkshire to Birmingham.1 He married Annie Sanderson, daughter of ... Sanderson and Deborah ..., on 25 November 1933 in Lanchester, Durham, England, William was a miner.1,4 William died in May 1984 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,5,6

Children of William Thomas Greathead and Annie Sanderson

Sources of Information

  1. [S3762] Emails between William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 December 2002.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q2 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 421.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29865 RG78 Piece 1729 Registration district 550 sub district 1 enumeration district 14 schedule number 252.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1933/Q4 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 688.
  5. [S3802] Letters between Sandra Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - Birmingham April 1984 32 - 1419 - 484.

Elizabeth Greathead1

#3759, b. 16 July 1834, d. 1909
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Elizabeth Greathead was born on 16 July 1834 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of Isaac Greathead and Ann Morrall. In the census of 6 June 1841 in New Canal Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Isaac Greathead.5 She was baptised on 13 September 1847 in St Philip, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Margaret, Elizabeth, William, John, George, Isaac and Ann were all baptised together. This may suggest that after the baptism of their first child in 1832 they followed another religion. Non-conformity in Birmingham at this time was extremely popular. For some reason the family must have decided to return to the Church of England in 1847 and rebaptise their children.6,7,3 In the census of 30 March 1851 she was listed as the daughter of Isaac Greathead Betsey was a bellows maker who would have made bellows for the use in organs or with blacksmith's fires.8,1 She married Isaac Jarvis on 23 March 1857 in St Bartholomew, Edgebaston, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Isaac Greathead and Sarah Ann Jarvis. Isaac was a button maker and both he and Elizabeth said they lived in Birmingham.9,10 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Phillips Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Isaac Jarvis Isaac and Elizabeth were pearl button makers living with their children and Elizabeth's siblings.11 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 2 Porchester Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Isaac Jarvis.12 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Geach Street, Back 5 House 2, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Isaac Jarvis.13 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 2 Whitehead Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Isaac Jarvis.14 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 128 William Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Isaac Jarvis.15 Elizabeth died in 1909 in Aston, Warwickshire, England.16

Children of Elizabeth Greathead and Isaac Jarvis

Sources of Information

  1. [S26] E-mails between Martyn Parsons and Jan Cooper from 2004.
  2. [S49] E-mails between Barbara Corcoran and Jan Cooper from 23 February 2004.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1145/8 Folio 9 Page 11.
  6. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers and parish register transcripts, 1715-1965 Church of England. St. Philip's Cathedral (Birmingham) Film 0813724.
  7. [S12345] Emails between Nigel Hicks and Jan Cooper from 18 December 2004.
  8. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2061 Folio 605 Page 12 FHL film 0087318.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q1 Kings N Volume 6c Pge 469.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  11. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2161 Folio 105 Page 37.
  12. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3123 Folio 135 Page 12.
  13. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2994 Folio 79 Page 14.
  14. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2431 Folio 84 Pages 31 and 32.
  15. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2883 Folio 114 Page 30.
  16. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Aston Volume 6d page 280 age 74.

Jane Isobel Dawson1,2

#3760, b. 1890, d. 1914
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Jane Isobel Dawson was born in 1890 in Stanley, Lanchester, Durham, England.1,3 She was the daughter of George Dawson. She married Matthew Anderson Greathead, son of William Thomas Greathead and Mary Isabella Anderson, on 19 January 1909 in Lanchester, Durham, England, Isabel was the first wife of Mathew and was sometimes called Lizzie.2,4,5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 10 Malden Terrace, Anfield Plain, Lanchester, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder Matthew was a coalminer putter. Matthew, his wife and young son were boarding with John and Henrietta Hall and their family in their three roomed home.6 Jane died in 1914 in Lanchester, Durham, England.7

Children of Jane Isobel Dawson and Matthew Anderson Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3762] Emails between William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 December 2002.
  2. [S8701] Emails between Patricia Smith née Reay and Jan Cooper from 29 June 2003.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 459.
  5. [S14594] Emails between Stanley Sheehan and Jan Cooper from 27 September 2005.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29865 RG78 Piece 1729 Registration district 550 sub district 1 enumeration district 14 schedule number 252.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1914/Q1 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 406.

David Greathead1

#3761, b. 1948, d. 1949
Last Edited=21 Nov 2017
Relationship
8th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     David Greathead was born in 1948 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.2 He was the son of William Thomas Greathead and Annie Sanderson. David died in 1949 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 David was buried in January 1949 in Yardley Cemetery, Yardley Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3762] Emails between William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 December 2002.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1948/Q3 Meriden Volume 9c Page 1427.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1949/Q1 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 771.
  4. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Alan Greathead1

#3763, b. 1890, d. 20 November 1917
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Alan Greathead was born in 1890 in Rochester, Kent, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Joseph Arthur Waghorn Greathead and Mary Ann Todhunter. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 17 St Margaret Banks, Rochester, Kent, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Arthur Waghorn Greathead.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 15 Old Dover Road, Greenwich, London, England, he was listed as son I assume the head of the house was their mother's brother William Todhunter, who was away that night.5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 10 Vanbruth Hill, Greenwich, London, England, he was listed as the son of an unknown person Alan was a bank clerk.6 He a Captain in 9th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment). His English address was 93 Savernake Road, Hampstead, Middlesex. He went to France on 28 August 1916 but was killed in action. died on 20 November 1917 in France.1,7,8 Alan was buried in Cambrai Memorial, Louvernal Nord, France.1 The will of Alan was proved on 20 April 1918 in London to his mother Mary Ann Greathead who was a widow. His effects were valued at £484 2s 1d.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q1 Medway Volume 2a Page 581.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 657 Folio 127 Page 6.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG 13 Piece 541 Folio 30 Page 2.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 2706 RG78 Piece 92 Registration District 28 Sub District 5 Enumeration District 20 Schedule Number 103.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - Soldiers Died in the Great War Database.

John Lloyd1

#3764, b. about 1812, d. 1885
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandfather of Janet Susan Greathead
     John Lloyd was born about 1812 in Llanyblodwel, Shropshire, England.2 He married Jane ... He was a general labourer. John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in Llynclys, Shropshire, England, John was a road labourer living with his wife and children.3 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Llynclys Hill, Llynclys, Shropshire, England, John was working as a shepherd and sheep shearer living with his wife, son Andrew and grandson George Davies aged 7.4 John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Llynclys Hill, Llynclys, Shropshire, England, John was a small farmer living with his wife, son, Andrew daughter in law and their son John. Three other grandchildren Mary J Davies aged 12, Samuel Davies aged 8 and Thomas Davies aged 6 all scholars and born in Llanyblodwel.5 John died in 1885 in Oswestry, Shropshire, England.6

Children of John Lloyd and Jane ...

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1876 Folio 91 Page 17.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 2779 Folio 89 Page 22.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2656 Folio 85 Pages 20 and 21.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q3 Oswestry Volume 6a Page 413 age 73.

T C Hine1

#3765
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     T C Hine married Joanna Crane.1

Child of T C Hine and Joanna Crane

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website LDS - Michigan marriages 1868 - 1925 Film 2342672 Digital GS number 4032374 Image number 195 Reference number v1 p276 m106.

Eliza Hunt1,2

#3766, b. 1868, d. 23 December 1917
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Eliza Hunt was born in 1868 in Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England.3,4 She was the daughter of Joseph Hunt and Jane Brown.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Victory Row, Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Hunt.6 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Union Workhouse, Purton, Wiltshire, England, she was listed as an inmate of the workhouse and scholar.7 She married Henry Percy Greathead, son of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing, on 3 March 1889 in Wandsworth, London, England.8,9,5 Henry aged 23 and Eliza aged 20 sailed on the Lusitania in April 1889 shortly after their marriage on an unassisted passage to Victoria.10 Henry and Eliza lived at 6 Chaplin Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales when their son Bert enlisted in 1915.11 Eliza was described by her son's who died in 1917 as their next of kin and living at 6 Chaplin Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales.1 Eliza died on 23 December 1917 She was remembered in the memorial column of the Sydney Morning Herald of Saturday 23 December 1922.12

Children of Eliza Hunt and Henry Percy Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 1613 (birth of son Bertie Wm) Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1868/Q4 Cricklade Volume 5a Page 23.
  5. [S18757] Emails between Mary-Anne and Jan Cooper from 9 August 2007.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1885 Folio 18 Page 27.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2024 Folio 38 Page 17.
  8. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 1613 (birth of Bertie Wm) Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q1 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 762.
  10. [S40000] Website http://www.prov.vic.gov.au/access/online.htm - Unassisted Immigration to Victoria - Inward passenger lists for British and Forign ports 1852-1911.
  11. [S40000] Website www.aif.adfa.edu.au.
  12. [S40045] Newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 23 December 1922.
  13. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 1649
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  14. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au Registration number 112/1906.

Henry Percy Greathead1

#3767, b. 1891, d. 2 April 1917
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Henry Percy Greathead was born in 1891 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Henry Percy Greathead and Eliza Hunt. Henry was a shearing mechanic and followed the Church of England religion. He had been educated at Thurlow School in New South Wales.

He enlisted as a Private into the 55th Battalion, Regimental number 1907, 3rd Reinforcement on 11 January 1916. He was 24 years 4 months old and 5 foot 7½ inches tall. He weighed 150 lbs with dark complexion, hazel eyes and dark brown hair. His unit embarked with his brother Frederick on board HMAT A37 at Barambah on 23 June 1916.

His father had served in the Royal Navy.5 He was killed in action on 2 April 1917 in Blighty Trench, Le Transloi, France.1,5 He was buried in Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery extension Pas de Calais Plot 1, Row B, Grave no 6, Pas de Calais, France, and appears on Panel 160 of the Roll of Honour on the Australian War Memorial. He was awarded the Star medal, Victory medal No 42444 and British War Medal No 42909.1,5,6 Henry lost both his brothers Frederick and Bert to the war. They are all commemorated on memorial Rocky Hill in Gouldburn.5,7

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 20973
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 20973.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Australian BMD - 20973.
  5. [S40000] Website www.aif.adfa.edu.au.
  6. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD Find a grave.
  7. [S40000] Website www.warmemorialsnsw.asn.au.

Frederick William Greathead

#3768, b. 1895, d. 8 March 1917
Last Edited=17 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Frederick William Greathead was born in 1895 in Beechwood, Victoria, Australia.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Henry Percy Greathead and Eliza Hunt. Frederick was a labourer and followed the Church of England religion. He had been educated at Thurlow School.

He enlisted as a Private 1908 into 55th Battalion of the Australian Infantry, 3rd Reinforcement on 5 January 1916, six days before his brother Henry. He was 20 years 3 months old, five foot 8½ inches tall, weighed 135 lbs, with dark complexion, brown eyes and brown hair. The unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales with his brother Henry on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916.

His father had served in the Royal Navy.5 He was killed in action on 8 March 1917 in Delville Wood, France.1,5 He was buried in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Somme, Picardie, France, in Plot VIII, Row M Grave no 3 and his name appears on Panel number 160 of the Roll of Honour on the Australian War Memorial. He was awarded the Star medal, Victory medal No 42443 and British War Medal No 42908.1,5 Frederick lost his brothers Bert and Henry to the war. They are all commemorated on memorial Rocky Hill in Gouldburn.5,6

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 26680
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 26680.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Australian BMD - 26680.
  5. [S40000] Website www.aif.adfa.edu.au.
  6. [S40000] Website www.warmemorialsnsw.asn.au.

Bert William Greathead1

#3769, b. 1894, d. 9 October 1917
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Bert William Greathead was born in 1894 in Kingsdale, Goulburn, Victoria, Australia.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of Henry Percy Greathead and Eliza Hunt. Bert was a labourer following the Church of England religion, and lived with his parents in 6 Chaplin Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales. He had attended Kingsdale Public School, New South Wales.

He enlisted as a Private on 12 November 1915 into the 20th Battalion, 11 Reinforcement of the Australian Infantry, Regimental number 4427. He was described as aged 21 years 11 months, being five feet eight inches tall. He weighed 4 stone 6 pounds and had a chest measurement of 37 inches. His complexion was dark, he had blue eyes and brown hair. The unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916. His embarkation number was 23/37/2. His father had served in the Royal Navy.

Bert was admitted to hospital with mumps in January 1917. In October 1917 he was reported as missing in action in Belgium. This was later changed to Killed in action. He was awarded the Victory Medal, his was received by his father on 5 March 1928.3,6 He was killed in action on 9 October 1917 in Zonnebeke, Belgium.1,3 He was buried in Buttes New British Cemetery, Plot 5, Row A Grave No 18, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West Vlaanderen, Belgium, His name also appears on Panel number 91 on the Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial.1,3,7 Bert lost his brothers Frederick and Henry to the war. They are all commemorated on memorial Rocky Hill in Gouldburn.3,8

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 1613
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S40000] Website www.aif.adfa.edu.au.
  4. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 1613.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Australian BMD - 1613.
  6. [S40000] Website National Archives of Australia.
  7. [S40000] Website Www.findagrave.com.
  8. [S40000] Website www.warmemorialsnsw.asn.au.

Elsie Maud Halle

#3770, b. 1875
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elsie Maud Halle was born in 1875 in Hackney, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Samuel Brown Halle and Eliza Collins.3,4 She married Albert Edward Clifford Greathead, son of Walter George Greathead and Amelia Eliza Booth, on 10 October 1903 in St James, Walthamstow, London, England, R L Allwork married them after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Walter George Greathead the groom's father and Juanita Isabella Williams, the bride's sister. Both bride and groom gave their address as 109 Acacia Road. Albert worked as a decorator like his father Walter. This church changes its name in 1875 from St Saviour to St James.5,4 Albert and Elsie together with their son sailed steerage on SS Southwark from Liverpool to Quebec in Canada arriving on 5 October 1907. Albert was listed as a labourer.1,6 In the census of 1 June 1911 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, she was listed as the wife of Albert Edward Clifford Greathead.7 In the census of 1 June 1921 in 139 Hughson Street North, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, she was listed as the wife of Albert Edward Clifford Greathead.8

Children of Elsie Maud Halle and Albert Edward Clifford Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q2 Hackney Volume 1b Page 476.
  3. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  4. [S304] Emails between Treena and Jan Cooper from 29 August 2010.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1903/Q4 West Ham Volume 4a Page 420.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Immigration - Canadian Passenger lists 1865-1935.
  7. [S41913] Canada Census 1911 - 1 June 1911District 78 Ward Five Sub District 22 Page 16.
  8. [S41921] Canada Census 1921 - 1 June 1921RG31 District 88 Sub District 32 Folder No 63 Page No 5.
  9. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.

Amelia Sophia Greathead

#3771, b. May 1871, d. June 1871
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of Robert Featherstone Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 11 - Robert Featherstone Greathead
     Amelia Sophia Greathead was born in May 1871 in Islington, London, England, Amelia was the twin of Emma.1 She was the daughter of Walter George Greathead and Amelia Eliza Booth. Amelia died in June 1871 in Islington, London, England.2 Amelia was buried on 13 June 1871 in Islington Cemetery, Islington, London, England, she was buried with her twin Emma who seems to have been placed on the burial register under the name of George. They were 2 weeks old and their address was given as 43 Canonbury Road, Islington.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q2 Islington Volume 1b Page 352.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q2 Islington Volume 1b Page 234.
  3. [S40000] Website Deceased on line.

John Pearce Greathead

#3772, b. 1847, d. 1869
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Pearce Greathead was born in 1847 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Featherstone Greathead and Sophia Charlotte Swindon. In the census of 7 April 1851 at Bradbury Cottage, Isleworth, Middlesex, England, he was listed as the son of Featherstone Greathead.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 219 City Road, Finsbury, London, England, he was listed as the son of Featherstone Greathead John was a scholar.4 John died in 1869 in Islington, London, England.5 John was buried on 27 October 1869 in Islington Cemetery, Islington, London, England, his address was listed as Grass Street Islington.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1847/Q3 Hull Volume XXll Page 396.
  2. [S40000] Website www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk - MYT/14/351.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1698 Folio 297 Page 7.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 202 Folio 13 Page 19.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1869/Q4 Islington Volume 1b Page 228.
  6. [S40000] Website Deceased on line.

Beatrice May1

#3773, b. 1 February 1924
Last Edited=20 Feb 2016
     Beatrice May was born on 1 February 1924 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.2,3 She was the daughter of John May and Beatrice Fewtrell.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Beatrice May was listed as living at 16 Geneva Road, Tipton, Staffordshire, England with her parents Beatrice was a Sewing Clothing Machinist.4 She married John Greathead, son of Walter Greathead and Mary Ball, in 1942 in St Matthew, Tipton, Staffordshire, England.5,6 Her husband John died on 22 February 1945 in Holland while in active service on the Western Europe Campaign. John's home address was 46 Ruiton Street, Lower Gornal, Dudley, Worcestershire.1,7,8 She married William E Price in 1952 in St Peter, Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England.9,10

Child of Beatrice May and John Greathead

  • John Lewis Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1924/Q1 Dudley Volume 6b Page 1610.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5435E/005.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1942/Q4 Wednesbury Volume 6b Page 1885.
  6. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 37/5/453.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S40000] Website Find my past - Army Roll of Honour 1939-45.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q3 Rowley R Volume 9b Page 990.
  10. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 217/004/162.

George White1

#3774, b. about 1840
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     George White was born about 1840 in Darlaston, Staffordshire, England.2 He was an ironmonger. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 37 Wye Cliff Road, Handsworth, West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, he was listed as the father in law of Frank Greathead George was formerly a shopkeeper.3

Children of George White

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 17235 Rg78 Piece 1059 Registration district 371 sub district 1 enumeration district 30 schedule number 149.

Laura Gertrude Dixon1

#3775, b. 1880, d. 1957
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Laura Gertrude Dixon was born in 1880.2 She was the daughter of George Dixon. She married Frank Greathead, son of Thomas William Greathead and Ellen Palmer, on 13 March 1907 in Holy Trinity, Birchfield, Staffordshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by B M Dixon and Nellie Greathead (sister) Frank was a law clerk.3,4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 6 Warwick Road, Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales, she was listed as the wife of Frank Greathead.5 Laura was living at 155, Albert Road, Aston Manor, Birmingham when she received news of her husband's death.1 Her husband Frank died on 24 April 1917 in Flanders, Belgium, He was killed in action.1,6,7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Laura was listed as living at Cartref, Stratford Road, Solihull, Warwickshire, England with her son Frank and his wife.8 Laura was living in Tottenham in Middlesex when her son, Kenneth died in 1945.9 Laura died in 1957 in Plymouth, Devon, England.10

Children of Laura Gertrude Dixon and Frank Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5705H/011/11.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q1 W Bromwich Volume 6b Page 1052.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 31996 RG78 Piece 1840 registration district 587 sub district 2 enumeration district 37 schedule number 249.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - Soldiers died in the Great War database.
  7. [S40000] Website http://imr.inflandersfields.be/search.html
  8. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5705H/011.
  9. [S47002] General Register Office, Information taken from Death certificate of son Kenneth.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1957/Q4 Plymouth Volume 7a Page 738.