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Doreen Greathead1,2

#3803, b. 1935, d. February 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
8th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Doreen Greathead was born in 1935 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2,3 She was the daughter of William Thomas Greathead and Annie Sanderson. She married Stanley Ashington in 1959 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.4 Doreen died in February 1995.2

Children of Doreen Greathead and Stanley Ashington

  • Joanne Ashington
  • Martin John Ashington

Sources of Information

  1. [S3762] Emails between William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 December 2002.
  2. [S3802] Letters between Sandra Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q4 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 465.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1959/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 683.

Mary Katherine Victoria Heber-Percy1

#3805, b. 20 August 1906
Last Edited=14 Dec 2014
     Mary Katherine Victoria Heber-Percy was born on 20 August 1906.1 She was the daughter of Josceline Reginald Heber-Percy and Katharine Louisa Victoria Percy.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S1442] E-mails between Michael Heber-Percy and Jan Cooper from 3 November 2014.

Sarah Greathead

#3807, b. about 1813
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Sarah Greathead was born about 1813 in Tanworth, Warwickshire, England. She was the daughter of William Greathead and Anne Chinn. She married William Green on 26 February 1838 in St Peter and Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by William Whitehouse who signed with his mark and Mary Farmer. Both William and Sarah signed with their mark. William was a labourer like his father and gave his address as 19 High Street Deritend. Sarah gave her address as 7 High Street Deritend. Her father William was a blacksmith.1,2 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Tanworth, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Greathead.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Tanworth, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Green.4

Children of Sarah Greathead and William Green

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1838/Q1 Aston Volume 16 Page 219 - Church from GOONS.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1134/9 Folio 13 Page 18.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2071 Folio 367 Page 21.
  5. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Mary Spencelaugh

#3819, b. about 1832, d. 1894
Last Edited=19 Jan 2009
     Mary Spencelaugh was born about 1832 in Whitby, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She married George Usher, son of George Usher and Elizabeth Ross, in 1852 in Whitby, Yorkshire, England.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Middleton, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of George Usher.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Church Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of George Usher.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 13 Sea Terrace, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of George Usher.2,6 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Sea Terrace, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of George Usher.7 Mary died in 1894 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.8

Children of Mary Spencelaugh and George Usher

Sources of Information

  1. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  2. [S54] Letters between Ken Usher and Jan Cooper from 6 April 2004.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q3 Whitby Volume 9d Page 548.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3701 Folio 105 Page 11.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4917 Folio 69 Page 26.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4908 Folio 85 Page 21.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4061 Folio 81 page 30.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q3 Hartlepool Volume10a Page 72 age 61.
  9. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Alexander Brewis Levie1

#3821, b. 11 February 1909, d. 9 May 1985
Last Edited=27 Jan 2017
     Alexander Brewis Levie was born on 11 February 1909 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Joseph Pole Levie and Jessie Watt Brewis. He married Gwenneth Elizabeth Hind, daughter of Thomas Arthur Ormesby Hind and Ada Ann Storry, on 26 December 1934 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, They met through Gwenneth's sister in Sleights in North Yorkshire while both families were on holiday.1,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register he was listed as living at 12 Kingston Avenue, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England with his father in law Thomas Alexander was a dental surgeon, his wife Gwenneth was in Whitby.4 He died on 9 May 1985 in Torquay, Devon, England, aged 76 whilst on holiday.1

Children of Alexander Brewis Levie and Gwenneth Elizabeth Hind

  • Angus John Brewis Levie
  • Geoffrey Brewis Levie
  • Edmund Brewis Levie
  • Roger Brewis Levie

Sources of Information

  1. [S1788] Letters between Angus Levie and Jan Cooper from 30 September 2002.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 182.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q4 Middlesbrough Volume 9d Page 1547.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3236E/008.

Gwenneth Elizabeth Hind1

#3822, b. 29 June 1912, d. 14 December 1967
Last Edited=27 Jan 2017
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
Gwenneth Elizabeth Levie née Hind
     Gwenneth Elizabeth Hind was born on 29 June 1912 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Arthur Ormesby Hind and Ada Ann Storry. She married Alexander Brewis Levie, son of Thomas Joseph Pole Levie and Jessie Watt Brewis, on 26 December 1934 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, They met through Gwenneth's sister in Sleights in North Yorkshire while both families were on holiday.1,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Gwenneth was listed as living at Bracadale, Whitby, Yorkshire, England her husband Alexander was with her parents. She had Harry and Maud Joplin living with her.4 Gwenneth died on 14 December 1967 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, aged 55.1

Children of Gwenneth Elizabeth Hind and Alexander Brewis Levie

  • Angus John Brewis Levie
  • Geoffrey Brewis Levie
  • Edmund Brewis Levie
  • Roger Brewis Levie

Sources of Information

  1. [S1788] Letters between Angus Levie and Jan Cooper from 30 September 2002.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q3 Middlesbrough Volume 9d Page 1081.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q4 Middlesbrough Volume 9d Page 1547.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3305B/006.

Thomas Joseph Pole Levie1

#3823, b. about 1873, d. 1954
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Thomas Joseph Pole Levie was born about 1873 in Shetland Isles.2 He married Jessie Watt Brewis, daughter of John Brewis and Mary Heslop Watt, in 1900 in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England.3 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 18 Mitchell Street, Hartlepool, Durham, England, Thomas was a chemist and druggist. he lived with his wife and three month old son William. They had a domestic servant age 20 called Agnes J White.4 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 21 Stanhope Avenue, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Thomas was a chemist and druggist living with his wife and three children in their eight roomed home with a monthly nurse and one servant.5 Thomas died in 1954 in West Hartlepool, Durham, England.1,6

Children of Thomas Joseph Pole Levie and Jessie Watt Brewis

Sources of Information

  1. [S1788] Letters between Angus Levie and Jan Cooper from 30 September 2002.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q1 Thirsk Volume 9d Page 619.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4639 Folio 185 Page 27.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29616 RG78 Piece 1718A Registration District 545 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 16 Schedule Number 86.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1954/Q1 West Hartlepool Volume 1a Page 1189 age 81.