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Thomas William Greathead1

#4977, b. 1 May 1931, d. 16 February 2008
Last Edited=27 Feb 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Thomas William Greathead was born on 1 May 1931 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Fred Greathead and Gwendoline Florence Filby. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas William Greathead was listed as living at 17 Halifax Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, with his parents.4 Tom did national service 1953-55.5 He married Marjorie Hawes, daughter of James Hawes, on 22 October 1955 in St Margaret, Aldham, Essex, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by G F Greathead and F Greathead, Thomas's parents. Thomas was an engineer and gave his address as 95 Cambridge Road, Great Shalford in Cambridgeshire. His father Frank was an electrical engineer. Marjorie gave her address as The Pippins, Atcham in Essex, her father James was deceased.1,6 In 2002 electoral list Thomas was listed as living at Lancing Church Road, Ramsden Bellhouse, Essex, England, with his wife Marjorie until 2008 when Thomas died. Marjorie contured to be listed until 2013.7 He was a Chartered Engineer. Thomas died on 16 February 2008 in Lancing Church Road, Ramsden Bellhouse, Essex, England, aged 76.8,9,10 The will of Thomas was proved on 27 June 2008 in Ipswich to his wife Marjorie and Roger John Gurney Madgett.9

Children of Thomas William Greathead and Marjorie Hawes

  • Jacqueline A Greathead
  • Anna M Greathead
  • Wendy R Greathead
  • Simon J Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4979] Emails between Simon J and Anna S Greathead née Hodkinson and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q2 Chesterton Volume 3b Page-574.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/6309H/005.
  5. [S4977] Emails between Thomas William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q4 Colchester Volume 4a Page 930a.
  7. [S40000] Website Find my past - Electoral lists.
  8. [S224] Emails between Ruth Smith née Filby and Jan Cooper from 11 April 2008.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 2008 Brentwood District 4661B Reg 1B002 Ent 293 DOR 208.

Jane Bailes1

#4983, b. about 1823, d. 1887
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
     Jane Bailes was born about 1823 in Durham, England.2,3 She married John Greathead, son of George Greathead and Jane Bellerby, on 11 September 1843 in Durham, England.1,4 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Gardener's Cottage, High Barnes, Chester Road, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Cedars Farm, Stockton Road, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 42 Robinson Terrace, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Moorlands Lodge, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.8 Jane died in 1887 in Sunderland, Durham, England.9

Children of Jane Bailes and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4988] Letters between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S9724] Emails between Erina Cresswell and Jan Cooper from 30 April 2002.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1843/Q3 Durham Volume 24 Page 53.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2395 Folio 331 Page 58 - Wife indexed as Ann.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3772 Folio 61 Page 24.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 5008 Folio 106 Page 95.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4994 Folio 53 page 99 FHL Film 1342201.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1887/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 374.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 281.

Charles Thomas Greathead1

#4984, b. 14 August 1862, d. 9 March 1900
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Grandson of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
Charles Greathead
     Charles Thomas Greathead was born on 14 August 1862 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of John Greathead and Jane Bailes. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 42 Robinson Terrace, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead Charles was a scholar.3 He married Letitia Caroline Greenwood, daughter of Thomas George Greenwood and Letitia Caver, on 12 April 1890 in St Pancras, London, England.1,4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Locktoo Road, Spondon, Derbyshire, England, he was listed as a boarder of Walter Stewer. Charles was a decorator.5 Charles and Letitia baptised all their four children together on 23 August 1897 at St Thomas, Finsbury Park. Their home address was 143 St Thomas Road, Finsbury Park and Charles was listed as a decorator.6 Charles died on 9 March 1900 in Hackney, London, England, aged 37 It is believed that he died whilst painting a mural on the ceiling of the Brompton Oratory. His family apparently disowned him as they were unhappy him being a painter.1,7,8 Charles was buried on 14 March 1900 in Islington Cemetery, Islington, London, England, his home address was given as 12 Hermitage Road, Stoke Newington.9

Children of Charles Thomas Greathead and Letitia Caroline Greenwood

Sources of Information

  1. [S4988] Letters between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1862/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 421.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 5008 Folio 106 Page 95.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q2 Pancras Volume 1b Page 219.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2726 Folio 99 Page 17.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Thomas, Finsbury Park, Register of baptisms, P83/TMS2, Item 002.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q1 Hackney Volume 1b Page 277.
  8. [S20634] Letters between Marjorie Fry née Smith and Jan Cooper from 8 March 2008.
  9. [S40000] Website Deceased on line.

Letitia Caroline Greenwood1

#4985, b. 1865, d. 1932
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Letitia Caroline Greathead née Greenwood
     Letitia Caroline Greenwood was born in 1865 in Islington, London, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Thomas George Greenwood and Letitia Caver.4 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 28 Pratt Street, Camden Town, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas George Greenwood Letitia was a dressmaker.5 One of Letitia's brothers emigrated to Australia.6 She married Charles Thomas Greathead, son of John Greathead and Jane Bailes, on 12 April 1890 in St Pancras, London, England.1,7 Charles and Letitia baptised all their four children together on 23 August 1897 at St Thomas, Finsbury Park. Their home address was 143 St Thomas Road, Finsbury Park and Charles was listed as a decorator.8 Her husband Charles died on 9 March 1900 in Hackney, London, England, aged 37 It is believed that he died whilst painting a mural on the ceiling of the Brompton Oratory. His family apparently disowned him as they were unhappy him being a painter.1,9,6 Letitia was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 12 Hermitage Road, Stoke Newington, London, England, She was a widow working as a dressmaker.4 Letitia was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 50 Sydney Road, Hornsey, Edmonton, London, England, Letitia was living with her children and her blind widowed mother in her four roomed home.10 Letitia died in 1932 in Edmonton, London, England.11 Letitia was buried on 27 January 1932 in Islington Cemetery, Islington, London, England, her address was 114 Upsdell Avenue, Southgate.12

Children of Letitia Caroline Greenwood and Charles Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4988] Letters between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1865/2 Islington Volume 1b Page 219.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 204 folio 101 Page 82.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 205 Folio 84 Page 13.
  6. [S20634] Letters between Marjorie Fry née Smith and Jan Cooper from 8 March 2008.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q2 Pancras Volume 1b Page 219.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Thomas, Finsbury Park, Register of baptisms, P83/TMS2, Item 002.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q1 Hackney Volume 1b Page 277.
  10. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 7198 RG78 Piece 353 Registration district 132 subdistrict 1 enumeration district 6 schedule number 104.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1932/Q1 Edmonton Volume 3a Page 736 age 66.
  12. [S40000] Website Deceased on line.

Charles Thomas Greathead1

#4986, b. 1 November 1894, d. 14 April 1964
Last Edited=26 Sep 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
Charles Thomas Greathead
     Charles Thomas Greathead was born on 1 November 1894 in Islington, London, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Charles Thomas Greathead and Letitia Caroline Greenwood.4 He was baptised on 23 August 1897 in St Thomas, Finsbury Park, London, England, He was baptised along with his sisters Ethel, Norah and Maud. Their home address was 143 St Thomas Road, Finsbury Park and his father was listed as a decorator.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 12 Hermitage Road, Stoke Newington, London, England, he was listed as the son of Letitia Caroline Greathead.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 50 Sydney Road, Hornsey, Edmonton, London, England, he was listed as the son of Letitia Caroline Greathead Charles was an assitant hosier.6 Charles signed up on 16 May 1916 for short service and gave his address as 84 Hampden Road, Hornsay. He was approved for the Royal Horse Artillary and was aged 21 years 4 months. His height was listed as 5 foot 9 inches tall with a chest measurement of 35 inches and no distinctive marks. His occupation was given a a hosier assistant. Gunner 140097 Greathead went to France on 13 October 1916 until 28 December 1916 and was demobilised on 28 January 1919.7 He married Emily Mary Robinson, daughter of John Robinson and Henrietta Ellen Monger, on 22 October 1922 in Tufnell Park, London, England.1,8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Charles was listed as living at 98 Upsdell Avenue, Southgate, London, England, with his wife Emily. And their two children Daphne and John. Charles was a Gentlemans outfitter.9 In the London Gazette of 5 March 1943 under the heading of The Liabilities (War -Time Adjustment) Act 1941, Adjustment Orders No 52 there appears the following:
Messrs Greathead and Little, proprietors A W Little and C T Greathead, 32 Green Lane, Palmers Green N13 Hosiers. Charles Thomas Greathead resided at 98 Upsdell Avenue, Palmers Green N 13 and Arthur Walter Little resided at 114 Upsdell Avenue Palmers Green N13. The date of the order was 11 February 1943 in Edmonton Court. Charles and Arthur were brothers in law. An order of discharge dated 17 May 1945 appeared in the London Gazette on 8 June 1945.10 Charles died on 14 April 1964 in 98 Upsdell Avenue, Wood Green, London, England, aged 69.1,11,12 The will of Charles was proved on 17 June 1964 at London to John his son, who was a bank official. His effects were valued at £4920.12

Children of Charles Thomas Greathead and Emily Mary Robinson

Sources of Information

  1. [S4988] Letters between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1984/Q4 Islington Volume 1b Page 417.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 204 folio 101 Page 82.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Thomas, Finsbury Park, Register of baptisms, P83/TMS2, Item 002.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 7198 RG78 Piece 353 Registration district 132 subdistrict 1 enumeration district 6 schedule number 104.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO 363 WW1 service records.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Islington Volume 1b Page 509.
  9. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0891A/009/35.
  10. [S40045] Newspapers London Gazette 5 March 1943 page 1113 and 8 June 1945 page 2918.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1964/Q2 Wood Green Volume 5f Page 398.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Emily Mary Robinson1

#4987, b. 23 April 1896, d. 25 January 1989
Last Edited=26 Sep 2016
     Emily Mary Robinson was born on 23 April 1896 in Kentish Town, London, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Robinson and Henrietta Ellen Monger. She married Charles Thomas Greathead, son of Charles Thomas Greathead and Letitia Caroline Greenwood, on 22 October 1922 in Tufnell Park, London, England.1,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Emily was listed as living at 98 Upsdell Avenue, Southgate, London, England, with her husband Charles. And their two children Daphne and John. Charles was a Gentlemans outfitter.3 Her husband Charles died on 14 April 1964 in 98 Upsdell Avenue, Wood Green, London, England, aged 69.1,5,6 Emily died on 25 January 1989 in 98 Upsdell Avenue, Enfield, Middlesex, England, aged 92.1,7,8 The will of Emily was proved on 18 May 1989 in London. His effects were valued at £121,178.8

Children of Emily Mary Robinson and Charles Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4988] Letters between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S11493] Emails between Peter Krafft and Jan Cooper from 20 April 2004.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0891A/009/35.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Islington Volume 1b Page 509.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1964/Q2 Wood Green Volume 5f Page 398.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - Enfield January 1989 12-315-189.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8980003572R.

John Grenville Greathead1,2

#4988, b. 1 April 1928, d. 18 March 2012
Last Edited=1 Jan 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
John Grenville Greathead
     John Grenville Greathead was born on 1 April 1928 in London, England.1,3 He was the son of Charles Thomas Greathead and Emily Mary Robinson. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register John Grenville Greathead was listed as living at 98 Upsdell Avenue, Southgate, London, England, with his parents and sister Daphne.4 He married Joyce Alice Claire Garfath on 7 June 1952 in St James, Lancaster Gate, London, England.1,5 John died on 18 March 2012 in England aged 83 The Telegraph described him as dearly loved husband of Joyce, devoted father and grandfather.6 The will of John was proved on 5 July 2012 in Winchester.7

Children of John Grenville Greathead and Joyce Alice Claire Garfath

  • Richard John Greathead
  • Jill Rosemary Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4988] Letters between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S11493] Emails between Peter Krafft and Jan Cooper from 20 April 2004.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q2 Edmonton Volume 3a Page 826.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0891A/009/35.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q2 Paddington Volume 5d Page 275.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers DailyTelegraph 23 March 2012.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Frank Greathead1

#4998, b. 10 December 1912, d. 25 February 1988
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Frank Greathead was born on 10 December 1912 in Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Edward Greathead and Cicely Attle. He married Gladys Mary Thompson in 1938 in Warwickshire, England.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Frank was listed as living at Gun Hill Cottages, Meriden, Warwickshire, England, with his wife Gladys.4 Frank died on 25 February 1988 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, aged 75.1,5

Children of Frank Greathead and Gladys Mary Thompson

  • Janet Greathead
  • Michael Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4992] Letters between Michael Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 842.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Meriden Volume 6D Page 2036.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5727A/008.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Nuneaton and B February 1988 31 - 224 - 288.

Gladys Mary Thompson1

#4999, b. 16 July 1916, d. 25 January 2002
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
     Gladys Mary Thompson was born on 16 July 1916 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She married Frank Greathead, son of William Edward Greathead and Cicely Attle, in 1938 in Warwickshire, England.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Gladys was listed as living at Gun Hill Cottages, Meriden, Warwickshire, England, with her husband Frank.4 Her husband Frank died on 25 February 1988 in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, aged 75.1,5 Gladys died on 25 January 2002 in Warwickshire, England, aged 85.1,6

Children of Gladys Mary Thompson and Frank Greathead

  • Janet Greathead
  • Michael Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4992] Letters between Michael 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 - 1938/Q3 Meriden Volume 6D Page 2036.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5727A/008.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Nuneaton and B February 1988 31 - 224 - 288.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2002 January North Warks District No 7671 Reg No 27C Ent No 229 Dor 102.

Reuben Raggett1

#5000, b. 17 September 1826, d. 1896
Last Edited=12 Feb 2015
     Reuben Raggett was baptised on 17 September 1826 in St James, Elstead, Surrey, England, his father James was a labourer.2,1,3 He was the son of James Raggett and Elizabeth Callingham.1 Reuben was brought before the County Assises on 23 March 1839 and found guilty. He was imprisoned for 6 weeks for larceny.4 He married Mary Nash on 29 July 1848 in St James, Elstead, Surrey, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by William Nash and Harriet Nash. Reuben was a labourer.1,5,2,6 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Vamneys Farm, Elstead, Surrey, England, he was listed as the son of James Raggett.7 Reuben was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in China Row, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey, England, Reuben was listed as an agricultural labourer.8 Reuben was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in Thorncombe Street, Bramley, Surrey, England, Reuben was a farm labourer living with his wife and family.9 His wife Mary died on 1888 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.10 Reuben was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in China Row, Bramley, Surrey, England, Reuben had his daughter Kate living with him, he was listed as an agricultural labourer.11 Reuben died in 1896 in Hambledon, Surrey, England.12 Reuben was buried on 15 August 1896 in Holy Trinity, Bramley, Surrey, England.13

Children of Reuben Raggett and Mary Nash

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Bishop's transcripts for Elstead, 1813-1876 Church of England. Parish Church of Elstead (Surrey) Film 0991757.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, Criminal Registers, 1791-1892.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1848/Q3 Hambledon Volume 4 Page 203.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Marriages, 1754-1937.
  7. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 437 Folio 86 Page 11.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 825 Folio 43 Page 9.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 792 Folio 43 Page 11.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 89 age 59.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 572 Folio 51 Page 9.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q3 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 84 age 70.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.