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Lilian Turgoose1

#5351, b. 30 July 1913, d. 31 December 1990
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Lilian Turgoose was born on 30 July 1913 in Yorkshire, England.1 She married Douglas Harry Simons on 30 December 1936.1 Lilian died on 31 December 1990 aged 77.1

Child of Lilian Turgoose and Douglas Harry Simons

  • May Elizabeth Simons

Sources of Information

  1. [S4343] Letters between Roy and May Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.

Herbert Redford1

#5352
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Herbert Redford married Marian Cecelia Greathead, daughter of John Greathead and Margaret Connolly, in 1929 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.2

Child of Herbert Redford and Marian Cecelia Greathead

  • Roy Redford1

Sources of Information

  1. [S4343] Letters between Roy and May Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1929/Q4 Manchester N Volume 8d Page 1151.

Albert Greathead1

#5353, b. 21 June 1897, d. 1969
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Albert Greathead was born on 21 June 1897 in 69 Newton Road, Sparkhill, Yardley, Warwickshire, England.2,3,4 He was the son of William Abel Greathead and Helen Taylor. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 69 Newton Road, Sparkhill, Yardley, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of William Abel Greathead.5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 69 Newton Road, Sparkhill, Solihull, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of William Abel Greathead Albert was a schoolboy.6 He married Martha Ethel Whitehouse on 24 December 1922 in St Mark, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Elsie Rebecca Ratcliffe and William Whitehouse. Albert was listed as an engineer living at 69 Newton Road Sparkhill and his father William was a basket maker, while Martha was a shop assistant living at 108 Highfield Road and her father was an engineer.7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Albert was listed as living at 69 Newton Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with his wife Martha. And one other person. Albert was a Stableman in the dairy.4 His wife Martha died on 1955 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.8 He married Nora Elsie Griffiths in 1959 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.9 Albert died in 1969 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.10 His body was cremated in May 1969 in Yardley Crematorium, Yardley Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.11

Children of Albert Greathead and Martha Ethel Whitehouse

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1897/Q3 Solihull Volume 6d Page 616.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5579I/007.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2923 Folio 162 Page 35.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 18686 RG78 Piece 1115 Registration district 392 sub district 1 enumeration district 48 schedule number 217.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 951.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q4 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 538.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1959/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 1210.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q2 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 923.
  11. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Martha Ethel Whitehouse1

#5354, b. 22 January 1896, d. 1955
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Martha Ethel Whitehouse was born on 22 January 1896 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2,3 She married Albert Greathead, son of William Abel Greathead and Helen Taylor, on 24 December 1922 in St Mark, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Elsie Rebecca Ratcliffe and William Whitehouse. Albert was listed as an engineer living at 69 Newton Road Sparkhill and his father William was a basket maker, while Martha was a shop assistant living at 108 Highfield Road and her father was an engineer.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Martha was listed as living at 69 Newton Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with her husband Albert. And one other person. Albert was a Stableman in the dairy.3 Martha died in 1955 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.5 Her body was cremated in December 1955 in Yardley Crematorium, Yardley Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.6

Children of Martha Ethel Whitehouse and Albert Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q1 Aston Volume 6dPage 327.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5579I/007.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 951.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q4 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 538.
  6. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Margaret Ethel Greathead

#5356, b. 11 November 1930, d. 10 February 2000
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Margaret Ethel Greathead was born on 11 November 1930 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Albert Greathead and Martha Ethel Whitehouse. Margaret died on 10 February 2000 in 146 Cleveland Tower, Holloway Head, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 69.3,4 Administration papers were issued with a will on 30 March 2000 in Newcastle upon Tyne to her nephews Nicholas and Christopher.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1930/Q4 Birmingham S Volume 6d Page 182.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 2000 Birmingham District No 0611H Reg No H16B Ent No 142 Dor 300.
  4. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Robert Henry Wilson1

#5361, b. 26 November 1930, d. December 2004
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Robert Henry Wilson was born on 26 November 1930.1,2 He married Daphne Rose Greathead, daughter of Thomas George Greathead and Lilian Ferris, in 1957 in Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire, England.3,1 Robert died in December 2004 in Torridge, Devon, England, aged 74.1,4

Children of Robert Henry Wilson and Daphne Rose Greathead

  • John Terence Greathead
  • Karen L Wilson
  • Sandra R Wilson
  • Amanda J Wilson

Sources of Information

  1. [S5344] Emails between Laraine Coombes née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1957/Q4 Chipping N Volume 6b Page 1514.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - December 204 Torridge District 4051A Reg No A14D Ent No 068 DOR 1204.

Fred Greathead1

#5362, b. 19 February 1902, d. 8 January 1978
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Fred Greathead was born on 19 February 1902 in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, Assuming parents through place of birth, forename patterns and dates.2,3,4 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Sarah Petchey Simpkin. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 69 Oxford Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Greathead Fred was at school.5 He married Gwendoline Florence Filby in 1928 in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England.6 William died on 1 December 1928 in the Mental Institution Fulbourn Cambridge. The Administration of his estate was received by Fred, his brother and an electrician on 4 July 1929.7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Fred was listed as living at 17 Halifax Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England with his wife Gwendoline. With their children Thomas and Mary and a gentleman called Rees W N Phillips. Fred was an electrical engineer and contractor.4 He witnessed the marriage of Thomas William Greathead and Marjorie Hawes on 22 October 1955 in St Margaret, Aldham, Essex, England.8,9 Fred died on 8 January 1978 in 20 Leeway Cove, Great Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 75.10,11 Fred did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 3 March 1978 in Ipswich. His effects were valued at £31,859.11

Children of Fred Greathead and Gwendoline Florence Filby

Sources of Information

  1. [S4977] Emails between Thomas William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1902/Q1 Chesterton Volume 3B Page 424.
  3. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/6309H/005.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 9058 RG78 Piece 481 Registration district 180 sub district 1 enumeration distridt 8 schedule number 52.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q3 Chesterton Volume 3B Page 1221.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S4979] Emails between Simon J and Anna S Greathead née Hodkinson and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q4 Colchester Volume 4a Page 930a.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1978/Q1 Cambridge Volume 9 Page 0951.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 781201002C.

Gwendoline Florence Filby1

#5363, b. 24 August 1905, d. 28 August 1973
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Gwendoline Florence Filby was born on 24 August 1905.2 She married Fred Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Sarah Petchey Simpkin, in 1928 in Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Gwendoline was listed as living at 17 Halifax Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England with her husband Fred. With their children Thomas and Mary and a gentleman called Rees W N Phillips. Fred was an electrical engineer and contractor.2 She witnessed the marriage of Thomas William Greathead and Marjorie Hawes on 22 October 1955 in St Margaret, Aldham, Essex, England.4,5 Gwendoline died on 28 August 1973 in 20 Leeway Avenue, Great Shelford, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 68.6,7 The will of Gwendoline was proved on 24 October 1973 in Ipswich. Her effects were valued at £20,073.7

Children of Gwendoline Florence Filby and Fred Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4977] Emails between Thomas William Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/6309H/005.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q3 Chesterton Volume 3B Page 1221.
  4. [S4979] Emails between Simon J and Anna S Greathead née Hodkinson and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1955/Q4 Colchester Volume 4a Page 930a.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1973/Q3 Cambridge Volume 4a Page 668.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 731203345G.

Roger H Lilley1

#5365, b. 23 July 1923, d. November 2005
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Roger H Lilley was born on 23 July 1923 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Roger's mothers maiden name was Warr.2,3 He married Mary Edith Greathead, daughter of Fred Greathead and Gwendoline Florence Filby, in 1960 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.4 Roger died in November 2005 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 82.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S4977] Emails between Thomas William 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 - 1923/Q3 Cambridge Volume 3b Page 719.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1960/Q3 Cambridge Volume 4a Page 688.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 2005 Cambridge District 3311D Reg No D67C Ent No 112 Dor 1105.

Betty Diane Crow1,2

#5371, b. 24 February 1931, d. February 2009
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Betty Diane Crow was born on 24 February 1931 in Bromsgrove, Warwickshire, England, her mothers maiden name was Bint.2,3,4 She married Stanley Greathead, son of Henry Greathead and Lily Walker, in 1949 in Bromsgrove, Warwickshire, England, Stanley was Betty's first husband.5 Betty and Stanley were divorced in 1982.1 She married Keith A Saunders in July 1984 in Bromsgrove, Warwickshire, England, Betty's second husband was a sales representative with whom she was travelling the world.1,6 Betty died in February 2009 in Somerset, England, Interestingly she is recorded as a Greathead. I need to check the register to see whether she was also registered as a Saunders or whether she did not marry Keith.7

Children of Betty Diane Crow and Stanley Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5370] Letters between Stanley Greathead and Jan Cooper From 2 March 2003.
  2. [S5377] Emails between Rebecca Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 March 2003.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q2 Bromsgrove Volume 6c Page 301.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1949/Q3 Bromsgrove Volume 9d Page 79.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - July 1984 Bromsgrove 29 - 110 - 784.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 2009 Somerset District 72211 Reg 1I006 Ent 270 DOR 209.

Peter Stanley Greathead1

#5372, b. 15 October 1952, d. 1 April 2003
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Peter Stanley Greathead was born on 15 October 1952 in Bromsgrove, Warwickshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Stanley Greathead and Betty Diane Crow. He married Colleen M Deacon in 1972 in Droitwich, Worcestershire, England, Colleen was Peter's first wife.4 He married Lynn Diane Bennett in 1978 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 2nd wife.5 Peter died on 1 April 2003 in Redditch, Worcestershire, England, aged 50.6,7,8 Peter was buried on 11 April 2003.1

Child of Peter Stanley Greathead and Colleen M Deacon

  • Samantha Marie Greathead

Children of Peter Stanley Greathead and Lynn Diane Bennett

  • Joanne Lynn Greathead
  • Rebecca Jayne Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5370] Letters between Stanley Greathead and Jan Cooper From 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q4 Bromsgrove Volume 9d Page 46.
  3. [S4242] Letters between Bob and Sheila Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q2 Droitwich Volume 9d Page 189.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1978/Q3 Birmingham Volume 32 Page 1590c.
  6. [S4242] Letters between Bob and Sheila Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003 Sheila (ID 4243) Found death note in paper.
  7. [S5377] Emails between Rebecca Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 March 2003.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2003 Redditch April District No 5221B Reg No 12B Ent No 177 Dor 403.