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John M Hicks

#5053
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John M Hicks married Gillian Margaret Greathead, daughter of Albert Sidney Greathead and Lydia Nellie Louisa Hubbard, in 1966 in Totnes, Devon, England.1

Children of John M Hicks and Gillian Margaret Greathead

  • Nigel Hicks2
  • Anna Justine Hicks3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1966/Q3 Totnes Volume 7A Page 1996.
  2. [S1] Jan's knowledge,e-mail address.
  3. [S12345] Emails between Nigel Hicks and Jan Cooper from 18 December 2004.

John Mulligan Hubbard1

#5054, b. 29 November 1885, d. 1958
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Mulligan Hubbard was born on 29 November 1885 in Lanchester, Durham, England.1 He married Laura Jorden on 20 December 1908 in St Paul, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. He was a burnisher. John died in 1958.1

Children of John Mulligan Hubbard and Laura Jorden

Sources of Information

  1. [S18] E-mails between Terry Powell and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2003.

Laura Jorden1

#5055, b. 18 October 1883
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Laura Jorden was born on 18 October 1883 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 She married John Mulligan Hubbard on 20 December 1908 in St Paul, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.

Children of Laura Jorden and John Mulligan Hubbard

Sources of Information

  1. [S18] E-mails between Terry Powell and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2003.

John Greathead

#5060, b. 2 February 1916, d. February 2001
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     John Greathead was born on 2 February 1916 in Easington, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Eliza Alton. He married Catherine M Scott in 1943 in Durham, England.2 John died in February 2001 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England.3

Children of John Greathead and Catherine M Scott

  • Alan Greathead
  • John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1916/Q1 Easington Volume 10a Page 824.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1943/Q4 Durham E Volume 10a Page 885.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - Doncaster February 2001 0421C - C50D - 153 - 201.

Charles Alfred Greathead

#5061, b. 22 August 1932, d. 4 November 2005
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Robert Featherstone Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 11 - Robert Featherstone Greathead
Charles Alfred Greathead
     Charles Alfred Greathead was born on 22 August 1932 in Stepney, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Thomas George Greathead and Lilian Ferris. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Charles Alfred Greathead was listed as living at 30C Houses, Witney, Oxfordshire, England with Frank and Cissie Pritchett and their family.3 He married Olga J Day in 1954 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, Olga was Charles's first wife.4,2 He married Audrey W Wint in 1982 in Poplar, London, England, Audrey was Charles's second wife.5,2 Charles died on 4 November 2005 in Tower Hamlets, London, England, aged 73.6,7 He was buried in 2006 in St Nicholas, Chadlington, Oxfordshire, England, Although he died in London he wanted to be buried near his parents.8

Children of Charles Alfred Greathead and Olga J Day

  • Julie Olga Greathead
  • Carl R Greathead
  • Peter Charles Greathead
  • Charles T Greathead

Children of Charles Alfred Greathead and Audrey W Wint

  • Richard Thomas C Greathead b. 19 Dec 1982, d. 1983
  • Jamie Ashley Greathead-Wint
  • Thomas Nicholas Greathead Wint
  • Benjamin Matthew Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1932/Q3 Stepney Volume 1c Page 373.
  2. [S5344] Emails between Laraine Coombes née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2216A/024.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1954/Q2 Chipping N Volume 6b Page 1599.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1984/Q3 Poplar/GRN Volume 14 Page 1066.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 2006 Tower Hamlet District 2461A Reg A50 Ent No 267 Dor 306.
  7. [S5344] Emails between Laraine Coombes née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003 Thought 4 November 2005.
  8. [S5344] Emails between Laraine Coombes née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003 Larraine thought 17 November 2005.

Geoffrey Greathead

#5063, b. 24 April 1921, d. 7 October 1992
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Robert Featherstone Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 11 - Robert Featherstone Greathead
Geoffrey Greathead
     Geoffrey birth appears not to have been registered until 7 Nov 1924. His birth and death certificates both state date of birth as 24 April 1921.1,2 Geoffrey Greathead was the son of Thomas George Greathead and Lilian Ferris. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Geoffrey Greathead was listed as living at 15 Roffey House, Poplar, London, England with his father His mother was in hospital having his brother Thomas. He was an electricians mate.3 He witnessed the marriage of Lilian Maud Greathead and Leslie Gordon Fuller on 26 February 1944 in Chadlington, Oxfordshire, England.4,1 He married Madeline Blanche Thresher, daughter of James Thresher and Ada ..., on 18 June 1949 in Register Office, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, The ceremony was witnessed by F Thresher and T G Greathead. Madeline was a hospital laundry hand. Geoffrey lived at Sarsgrove Bungalows, Chipping Norton and was a wireman electrician.1,5 The young couple answered a newspaper advertisement for rented flat and set up home there with their young daughter Larraine. Little did they know that their landlady was a German spy. Madeline wrote up her story which I have included in the website. For more information on this story, see Russian Spies.1 Geoffrey died on 7 October 1992 in Horton General Hospital, Banbury, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England, aged 71 from disseminated prostatic carconoma. He was living at 21 Hannis Road, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire.6

Children of Geoffrey Greathead and Madeline Blanche Thresher

  • Laraine Rita Thresher1
  • Denise Rhona Greathead
  • Collette Ann Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5344] Emails between Laraine Coombes née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1924/Q4 Chelsea Volume 1a Page 490.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0455D/016.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1944/Q1 Chipping N Volume 3a Page 3002 - Transcript provided by Sue Hedges in Oxford Marriage challenge No 433.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1949/Q2 Chipping Norton Volume 6b Page 1958.
  6. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate Banbury October 1992 20-2236-1092.

Violet Greathead

#5065, b. 1913, d. 1 March 2012
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
Violet Greathead
     Violet Greathead was born in 1913 in Easington, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Anthony Greathead and Elizabeth Grainger. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Violet was listed as living at 175 Park Road, West Hartlepool, Durham, England She was working as a paid domestic to Thomas Oldfield and his family and lived in.2 Violet died on 1 March 2012 in Charlotte Grange Care Home, Hartlepool, Durham, England.3,4,5,6 Her body was cremated on 9 March 2012 in Stranton Grange Crematorium, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England.4,6 The will of Violet was proved on 25 April 2012 in Newcastle upon Tyne.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q3 Easington Volume 10a Page 1032.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2732E/012/9.
  3. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers Hartlepool Mail 6 March 2012.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - All England and Wales, Death Index, 2007-2013.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo 6 March 2012.

Florence Greathead

#5067, b. 20 October 1917, d. 1963
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Florence Greathead was born on 20 October 1917 in Easington, Durham, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Anthony Greathead and Elizabeth Grainger. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Florence Greathead was listed as living at 7 May Crescent, Easington, Durham, England with her parents.3 Florence died in 1963 in Durham, England.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q4 Easington Volume 10a Page 722.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2862b/022.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2862B/022/17.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q2 Durham S E Page 1a Page 602?

Frederick Greathead

#5068, b. 8 March 1921, d. 3 October 2005
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Frederick Greathead was born on 8 March 1921 in Easington, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Anthony Greathead and Elizabeth Grainger. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Frederick Greathead was listed as living at 7 May Crescent, Easington, Durham, England with his parents.3 Frederick died on 3 October 2005 in Charlotte Grange Care Home, Flaxton Street, Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 84.4,5 The will of Frederick was proved on 30 January 2006 in Newcastle upon Tyne to Thomas Winston Duck.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q2 Easington Volume 10a Page 1027.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2862B/022/17.
  4. [S14856] Emails between George Robson and Jan Cooper from 11 October 2005.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - October 2005 Hartlepool Dist no 3511A Reg no J55 Ent 31 Dor 105.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

George Greathead

#5069, b. 3 June 1919, d. July 2005
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     George Greathead was born on 3 June 1919 in Easington, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Anthony Greathead and Elizabeth Grainger. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register George Greathead was listed as living at 7 May Crescent, Easington, Durham, England with his parents George was a coal mine landing boy.3 He married Evelyn May Seed in 1954 in Durham, England.4 It was believed that George was married but living in a home in 2003 and his home address was 30 Grey Street, Hartlepool TS24 8EN.5 George died in July 2005 in Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 86.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q3 Easington Volume 10a Page 848.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2862B/022/17.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1954/Q4 Durham East Volume 1a Page 653.
  5. [S1698] Letters between Anthony Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 August 1996.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - July 2005 Hartlepool Dist no 3511A Reg no J54 Ent 229 Dor 705.

John Greathead

#5070, b. 13 December 1924, d. 1962
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     John Greathead was born on 13 December 1924 in Easington, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Anthony Greathead and Elizabeth Grainger. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register John Greathead was listed as living at 7 May Crescent, Easington, Durham, England with his parents John was a coal miner trappers boy working below ground.3 John died in 1962 in Durham, England.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1925/Q1 Easington Volume 10a Page 821.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2862b/022.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2862B/022/17.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1962/Q1 Durham SE Volume 1a Page 826 age 37.

Walter Greathead1

#5073, b. 8 December 1919, d. 12 February 1989
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
Walter Greathead
     Walter Greathead was born on 8 December 1919 in 125 Craddock Street, Spennymoor, Sedgefield, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of George William Greathead and Thirza Maria Littley. Walter's medal card described him as Private 25301in RAMC and he was awarded the British and Victory medals.3 He married Dorothy Mallinson on 9 January 1943 in St Margaret, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Leonard Green and Olve Hetherington. Walter was in the R.A.M.C. and Dorothy was a munition worker. Walter gave his address as 30 Bryson Street, Spennymoor and Dorothy as 95 Thornbury Drive, Bradford.4 Walter and Dorothy were divorced in 1947.5 He married Alma Easton, daughter of John Henry Easton and Lena Wilkin, on 17 April 1948 in Nuneaton Registry Office, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, after a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by John Laurence Greathead and Mabel Annie Hall. Both Walter and Alma gave their address as 96 Croft Road, Nuneaton.6,1 Walter died on 12 February 1989 in 17 Mapleton Drive, Norton-on-Tees, Durham, England, aged 69 from Carcinomatosis, a respiratory infection and Chronic lymphatic leukaemia. He was described as a retired chemical process worker.1,7,8 Walter did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 20 March 1989 in Newcastle upon Tyne. His effects were described at not exceeding £70,000.8

Child of Walter Greathead and Dorothy Mallinson

  • Jacqueline Greathead

Child of Walter Greathead and Erica Doreen Edwards

  • Margaret E Edwards

Child of Walter Greathead and Alma Easton

  • David William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5074] Letters between Alma Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1920/Q1 Auckland Volume 10a Page 505.
  3. [S40048] Campaign Medals cards obtained from The National Archives.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1943/Q1 Bradford Volume 9b Page 115.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate.
  6. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1938/Q2 Nuneaton Volume 9c Page 1824.
  7. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate C Cleveland February 1989 3-2053-289.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8981200831U.

Alma Easton1

#5074, b. 9 June 1923, d. 27 December 2011
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Alma Easton was born on 9 June 1923 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Henry Easton and Lena Wilkin. She married Walter Greathead, son of George William Greathead and Thirza Maria Littley, on 17 April 1948 in Nuneaton Registry Office, Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, after a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by John Laurence Greathead and Mabel Annie Hall. Both Walter and Alma gave their address as 96 Croft Road, Nuneaton.3,1 Her husband Walter died on 12 February 1989 in 17 Mapleton Drive, Norton-on-Tees, Durham, England, aged 69 from Carcinomatosis, a respiratory infection and Chronic lymphatic leukaemia. He was described as a retired chemical process worker.1,4,5 2003 Alma Greathead lived at 38 The Sycamores, in Bluntisham, in Huntingdon, in Cambridgeshire.1 Sadly Alama developed dementia during 2010.6 Alma died on 27 December 2011 in Cambridgeshire, England, aged 88.6,7,8 The will of Alma was proved on 26 April 2012.9

Child of Alma Easton and Walter Greathead

  • David William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5074] Letters between Alma Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q3 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 875.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1938/Q2 Nuneaton Volume 9c Page 1824.
  4. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate C Cleveland February 1989 3-2053-289.
  5. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8981200831U.
  6. [S5075] Emails between David William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 4 August 2010.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2011 Cambridgeshire DOR 1211 District 3391A Reg 506009614.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - All England and Wales, Death Index, 2007-2013.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.