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Howard Greathead

#4753, b. 1910, d. 1910
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Howard died in 1910 in Aston, Warwickshire, England.1 He was born in 1910 in Aston, Warwickshire, England.2 He was the son of Ernest Isaac Richard Greathead and Ada Carter. Howard was buried in November 1910 in Warstone Lane Cemetery, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 153.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 222 - mother Carter.
  3. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Nora Elsie Griffiths

#4754, b. 26 October 1920, d. February 2000
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
     Nora Elsie Griffiths was born on 26 October 1920. She married Albert Greathead, son of William Abel Greathead and Helen Taylor, in 1959 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 Her husband Albert died on 1969 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2 Nora died in February 2000 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 79.3 Nora was buried in February 2000 in Yardley Crematorium, Yardley Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1959/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 1210.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q2 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 923.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - Feb 2000 Birmingham Reg N17B District 0611N Entry 189.
  4. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

William Greathead

#4755
Last Edited=23 Nov 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 5 - William Greathead

Child of William Greathead

Thomas Shaw1

#4760, b. about 1820
Last Edited=27 Apr 2006
     Thomas Shaw was born about 1820 in Warwickshire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Shaw.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Upper Windsor Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Shaw Thomas was a glass blower.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1149/6 Folio 39 Pages 9 and 10.

Priscilla Shaw1

#4761, b. about 1824
Last Edited=27 Apr 2006
     Priscilla Shaw was born about 1824 in Warwickshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Shaw.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Upper Windsor Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Shaw.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1149/6 Folio 39 Pages 9 and 10.

Arthur Cyril Greathead1

#4762, b. 20 April 1905, d. 1973
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
Arthur Cyril Greathead
     Arthur Cyril Greathead was born on 20 April 1905 in Back 38 Clifford Street, Aston Manor, Warwickshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Daniel Saunders Greathead and Alice Williams. He was baptised on 14 May 1905 in St Stephen, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, the family lived in back 38 Clifford Street and his father was a jeweller.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Daniel Saunders Greathead Arthur was at school.5 There is a lovely picture of Alice and Daniel and three children. Arthur, Ivy and baby Walter, sadly baby Daniel had died in infancy. Presumably taken around 1912.6 He married Carrie Edith Courtney in 1928 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Arthur was listed as living at 60 Earlsmead Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with his wife Carrie. And their son Colin. Arthur was a Progress Clerk engineer.3 Alice and three of her children, Doris, Arthur and Ivy, were together for this photograph taken in December 1963.6 Arthur died in 1973 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.8

Children of Arthur Cyril Greathead and Carrie Edith Courtney

Sources of Information

  1. [S4765] Letters between Margaret Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1905/Q2 Aston Volume 6d Page 402.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5624G/017.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 18276 RG78 Piece 1102 Registration district 385 Sub district 4 Enumeration district 7 schedule number 150.
  6. [S4791] Emails between Jean Emily Makin née Geathead and Jan Cooper from 13 March 2003.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q3 Birmingham N Volume 6d Page 1253.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1973/Q2 Wolverhampton Volume 9b Page 2458.

Carrie Edith Courtney1

#4763, b. 4 June 1907, d. August 1988
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Carrie Edith Courtney was born on 4 June 1907.2,3 She married Arthur Cyril Greathead, son of Daniel Saunders Greathead and Alice Williams, in 1928 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Carrie was listed as living at 60 Earlsmead Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with her husband Arthur. And their son Colin. Arthur was a Progress Clerk engineer.3 Her husband Arthur died on 1973 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England.5 Carrie died in August 1988 in Walsall, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 81.6

Children of Carrie Edith Courtney and Arthur Cyril Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4765] Letters between Margaret Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5624G/017.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q3 Birmingham N Volume 6d Page 1253.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1973/Q2 Wolverhampton Volume 9b Page 2458.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 1988 Walsall 34 - 413 - 888.

Colin Derek Greathead1

#4764, b. 3 March 1933, d. 13 June 1991
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
Colin Derek Greathead
     Colin Derek Greathead was born on 3 March 1933 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Arthur Cyril Greathead and Carrie Edith Courtney. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Colin Derek Greathead was listed as living at 60 Earlsmead Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with his parents.3 He married Margaret J Weston on 12 March 1955 in St Michael Methodist, Brierley Hill, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England.1,4,5 Colin died on 13 June 1991 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 58.1,6

Children of Colin Derek Greathead and Margaret J Weston

  • Susan E Greathead
  • Pauline A Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4765] Letters between Margaret Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1933/Q1 Birmingham N Volume 6d Page 61.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5624G/017.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q1 Rowley R Volume 9b Page 856.
  5. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 210/014/157.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - June 1991 Birmingham Reg 32 District 847 Entry 691.

William Thomas James1

#4767, b. 19 June 1916, d. April 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William Thomas James was born on 19 June 1916 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, His mothers maiden name was Miles.2,3 He married Mary Elizabeth Greathead, daughter of Thomas Greathead and Frances Priscilla Richards, in 1948 in Pembroke, Dyfed, Wales.4 William died in April 1995 in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, aged 78.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S4765] Letters between Margaret Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1916/Q3 Haverfordwest Volume 11a Page 2544.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1948/Q1 Pembroke Volume 8C Page 937.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - April 1995 Haverfordwest District No 8192 Reg No 2D Ent No 001 Dor 495.

Beryl Edith Greathead1

#4768, b. 9 May 1931, d. November 2005
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Beryl Edith Greathead was born on 9 May 1931 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Arthur Cyril Greathead and Carrie Edith Courtney. She married Howard Barker in 1953 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 Beryl died in November 2005 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 74.4

Child of Beryl Edith Greathead and Howard Barker

  • Brian H Barker

Sources of Information

  1. [S4765] Letters between Margaret Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q2 Birmingham N Volume 6d Page 605.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1953/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 466.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 2005 Birmingham Reg F228 District 061/1F Entry 10.

Elizabeth Mary Parker1,2

#4769, b. 16 June 1865, d. 1951
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Mary Parker was born on 16 June 1865 in Sunderland, Durham, England.3,4 She was the daughter of Charley Henry Parker. She married William Greathead, son of John Greathead and Jane Bailes, on 20 November 1888 in Register Office, Sunderland, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by James Christie. William gave his age as 28 and his address as seagoing donkey engineer living at 18 Bedford Street Sunderland. Elizabeth was 23 and living at 23 William Street, Sunderland and signed the register with an X.2,5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Albany Terrace, Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead.6 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Albury Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead.7 Her husband William died on 1909 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2,8 Elizabeth was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 24 Spelter wks Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, Durham, England, Elizabeth was living with her children in a four roomed home.9 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elizabeth was listed as living at 3 Lashmere Road, Sunderland, Durham, England and three of her children, all paper sorters in a paper mill.10 Elizabeth died in 1951 in Sunderland, Durham, England.11

Children of Elizabeth Mary Parker and William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S1704] Letters between William Brian (Brian) Greathead and Jan Cooper from 10 March 1997.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2727c/002.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 939.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4136 page 30.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4715 Folio 99 Page 7.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 376.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30182 RG78 Piece 1741 Registration district 555 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 219.
  10. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2727C/002/9.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1951/Q4 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 932.

Ethel Greathead1

#4770, b. 28 February 1891, d. 1973
Last Edited=13 Feb 2017
Relationships
6th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Great-granddaughter of George Greathead
6th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Ethel Greathead was born on 28 February 1891 in Albany Terrace, Grangetown, Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Albany Terrace, Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Greathead.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Albury Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 24 Spelter wks Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Greathead Ethel was a paper finisher.7 She married Joseph L Precht in 1917 in Sunderland, Durham, England.8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ethel was listed as living at 35 Spelter Works Road, Sunderland, Durham, England with her husband Joseph. Joseph was a general labourer.9 Ethel died in 1973 in Sunderland, Durham, England.10

Child of Ethel Greathead and Joseph L Precht

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q2 SunderlandVolume 10a Page 678.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4136 page 30.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4715 Folio 99 Page 7.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30182 RG78 Piece 1741 Registration district 555 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 219.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 957.
  9. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2711J/004.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1973/Q2 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 13s age 82.

Joseph L Precht1

#4771, b. 19 October 1889
Last Edited=13 Feb 2017
     Joseph L Precht was a Swedish seaman. He was born on 19 October 1889. He married Ethel Greathead, daughter of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker, in 1917 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Joseph was listed as living at 35 Spelter Works Road, Sunderland, Durham, England with his wife Ethel. Joseph was a general labourer.3

Child of Joseph L Precht and Ethel Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 957.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2711J/004.

William E Precht1

#4772, b. 1921, d. 2012
Last Edited=29 May 2016
Relationships
7th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
2nd great-grandson of George Greathead
7th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     William E Precht was born in 1921 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2 He was the son of Joseph L Precht and Ethel Greathead. He married Beryl Fletcher in 1943 in Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.3 William died in 2012.4

Child of William E Precht and Beryl Fletcher

  • Barbara Precht

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1360.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1943/Q4 Portsmouth Volume 2b Page 1034.
  4. [S32180] Emails between Barbara Glancefield and Jan Cooper from 25 May 2016.

Ernest Greathead1

#4773, b. 22 February 1895, d. 1967
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Great-grandson of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Ernest Greathead was born on 22 February 1895 in Albany Terrace, Grangetown, Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2,3,4 He was the son of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Albury Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Greathead.5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 24 Spelter wks Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Elizabeth Mary Greathead he was an apprentice paper maker.6 Ernest enlisted on 5 February 1917 giving his address as 24 Spelter Works Road, Sunderland and his occupation as a paper maker. He was age 20 years 9 months, five foot eight inches tall with a chest measurement of 37 inches and gave his mother Elizabeth Macy Greathead of the same address as his next of kin. Private Ernest was in No 2 Corps Troops M T Company and worked as a lorry driver.7 He was a papermill worker. He married Frances Ellen Thompson in 1923 in Sunderland, Durham, England.8,9 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ernest was listed as living at 17 Askrigg Avenue, Sunderland, Durham, England with his wife Frances. Ernest was a Goods food lorry driver and an ARP Service Ambulance Driver.10 Ernest died in 1967 in Sunderland, Durham, England.11

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 656.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2727b/009.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4715 Folio 99 Page 7.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30182 RG78 Piece 1741 Registration district 555 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 219.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO 363 WW1 Service records.
  8. [S1704] Letters between William Brian (Brian) Greathead and Jan Cooper from 10 March 1997.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1124.
  10. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2727B/009/26.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q4 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 965.

Lydia Greathead1

#4774, b. 4 April 1897, d. 22 December 1974
Last Edited=22 Feb 2017
Relationships
6th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Great-granddaughter of George Greathead
6th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Lydia Greathead was born on 4 April 1897 in Albany Terrace, Grangetown, Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Albury Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Greathead.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 24 Spelter wks Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Greathead she was at school.5 She married Arthur Rankin in 1921 in Sunderland, Durham, England, Arthur was a tram driver.6,7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Lydia was listed as living at 65 Falkland Road, Sunderland, Durham, England with her husband Arthur. Arthur was a corporation tram driver.8 Lydia died on 22 December 1974 in Sunderland, Durham, England, aged 77.1,9

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1897/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 656.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4715 Folio 99 Page 7.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30182 RG78 Piece 1741 Registration district 555 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 219.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1578.
  7. [S53] E-mails between Ashley Jones and Jan Cooper from 7 May 2006.
  8. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2729A/008.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1974/Q4 Sunderland Volume 2 Page 2065.

Edith Greathead1

#4775, b. 3 January 1903, d. January 1984
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Great-granddaughter of George Greathead
6th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Edith Greathead was born on 3 January 1903 in Albany Terrace, Grangetown, Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2,3,4 She was the daughter of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 24 Spelter wks Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Elizabeth Mary Greathead she was at school.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Edith Greathead was listed as living at 3 Lashmere Road, Sunderland, Durham, England with her parents She was a paper sorter in a paper mill.6 She married Jack Mather in 1957 in Sunderland, Durham, England.7 Edith died in January 1984 in Sunderland, Durham, England.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1903/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 720.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2727c/002.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30182 RG78 Piece 1741 Registration district 555 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 219.
  6. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2727C/002/9.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1957/Q1 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 2692.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - January 1984 Sunderland Volume 2 Page 1737.