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James Edward Sellex1

#6029, b. 1877, d. 1957
Last Edited=28 Oct 2012
     James Edward Sellex was born in 1877 in Portsea, Hampshire, England.2,3 He married Anne Smith, daughter of Charles Edward Smith and Elizabeth Leng, in 1911 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.4 James died in 1957 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.5

Child of James Edward Sellex and Anne Smith

Sources of Information

  1. [S333] Letters between John Lamb and John Cooper from 4 December 1997.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1877/Q3 Portsea Volume 2b Page 426.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q3 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 274.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1957/Q4 W Hartlepool Volume 1a Page 1123 age 80.

William Herne1

#6030
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William Herne married Jane Bennie.1

Child of William Herne and Jane Bennie

Sources of Information

  1. [S13726] Emails between Jamie Smith and Jan Cooper from 23 April 2006.

May Dean1

#6031, b. 12 May 1915, d. 30 October 2013
Last Edited=26 Sep 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     May Dean was born on 12 May 1915 in Salford, Lancashire, England.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Hugh Dean. She married William Greathead, son of Robert Greathead and Emily Gertrude Greer, on 16 April 1938 in St Bartholemew, Salford, Lancashire, England, William was a a waterproof marker and lived at 17 Priscilla Street, Salford.5,6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register May was listed as living at 10 Thorn Grove, Manchester, Lancashire, England with her husband William. William was a stoker, no mention of their baby Brian?7 Her husband William died on 26 January 1978 in 31 Melland Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England, aged 63.8,9 May died on 30 October 2013 in Guide Lane Nursing Home, Audenshaw, Manchester, Lancashire, England, aged 98 her death was reported in Manchester evening news of 8 November 2013.10,11 Her body was cremated on 11 November 2013 in Dukinfield Crematorium, Hall Geen Road, Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, the family suggested the wearing of poppies would be appreciated.11,10

Children of May Dean and William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S6124] Emails between Melvin Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q2 Salford Volume 8d Page 205.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4488i/017.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q2 Salford Volume 8d Page 829.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - C43/16/338.
  7. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4488I/017/10.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1978/Q1 Manchester Volume 38 Page 1535.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 782101624F.
  10. [S40045] Newspapers Manchester Evening News 8 November 2013.
  11. [S260] Emails between C-G Magnusson and Jan Cooper from 23 March 2009.

Melvin Joseph Greathead

#6034, b. 1947, d. 1947
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Melvin Joseph Greathead was born in 1947 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2 He was the son of William Greathead and May Dean. Melvin died in 1947 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.3 Melvin was buried on 5 May 1947 in Southern Cemetery, Manchester, Lancashire, England, in grave V Church of England number 1863 with Robert Greathead and Emily Gertrude Whisker.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1947/Q1 Manchester Volume 10c Page 338.
  2. [S6125] Emails between Karen D Aiello née Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 March 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1947/Q2 Manchester Volume 10e Page 133.
  4. [S40000] Website www.burialrecords.manchester.gov.uk.

Brian William Greathead1,2

#6035, b. 1939, d. 6 February 2014
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Brian William Greathead was born in 1939 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.3 He was the son of William Greathead and May Dean. He married Elizabeth A Crowhurst in 1960 in Brookfield Church, Hyde Road, Gorton, Lancashire, England.4,5 Brian died on 6 February 2014.6 The will of Brian was proved on 12 March 2014 in Liverpool.6

Children of Brian William Greathead and Elizabeth A Crowhurst

  • Karen Dawn Greathead
  • Melvin Anthony Greathead
  • Caleb Brian Greathead+ b. 10 Feb 1968, d. 17 Jul 2009
  • Aaron Dean Thomason

Sources of Information

  1. [S6124] Emails between Melvin Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2003.
  2. [S6125] Emails between Karen D Aiello née Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 March 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q1 Manchester Volume 8d Page 248.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1960/Q1 Manchester Volume 10e Page 831.
  5. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 244/7/100.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Eric J Kennelly

#6037, d. about 1997
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Eric J Kennelly married Louise Blanche Greathead, daughter of Thelma Grace Greathead, in 1970 in Chatham, Kent, England.1 Eric died about 1997.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1970/Q1 Chatham Volume 5f Page 385.
  2. [S6036] Emails between Louise B Kennelly née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2003.

Cyril Spencer Greathead1

#6039, b. 27 February 1927, d. June 2009
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Cyril Spencer Greathead was born on 27 February 1927 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.2,3,4 He was the son of George Greathead and Annie Purcell. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Cyril Spencer Greathead was listed as living at 11 Market Place, Tipton, Staffordshire, England with his parents.5 He married Betty Bassett in 1953 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England.6 Cyril died in June 2009 in Gateshead, Durham, England, aged 82.7

Children of Cyril Spencer Greathead and Betty Bassett

  • Martin Philip Greathead
  • Joanne E Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S6038] Emails between Martin Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1927/Q2 Dudley Volume 6b Page 1584.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - SEG/249/484.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5441I/005/16.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1953/Q1 Wednesbury Volume 9b Page 1989.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - June 2009 Gateshead District 0511C Reg 1C006 Ent 286 DOR 609.

George Greathead1

#6042, b. 26 October 1889, d. 1967
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     George Greathead was born on 26 October 1889 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.1,2,3,4,5 He was the son of John Cartwright Greathead and Hannah Nicholls. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 17 Pale Street, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Cartwright Greathead.6 George attended Tudor Primary School in Upper Gornal from 2 November 1896 until 11 September 1903 with very good attendance. His home address was 17 Pale Street.7 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 17 Pale Street, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Cartwright Greathead.8 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 17 Pale Street, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Cartwright Greathead Hannah was a domestic servant.9 He married Annie Purcell in 1911 in Ruiton United Reformed Church, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.10,11 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register George was listed as living at 11 Market Place, Tipton, Staffordshire, England with his wife Annie. And their son Cyril. George was a boot shop Manager.12 George died in 1967 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.13

Children of George Greathead and Annie Purcell

Sources of Information

  1. [S6038] Emails between Martin Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q4 Dudley Volume 6c Page 82.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - SEG/156/340.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5444i/005.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2287 Folio 139 Page 28.
  7. [S40000] Website Find my past - National School Admission Registers & Log-books 1870-1914.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2738 Folio 123 Page 7.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 17398 RG78 Piece 1066 Registration district 32 sub district 3 enumeration district 6 schedule number 65.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q4 Dudley Volume 6c Page 209.
  11. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 020/003/18.
  12. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5441I/005/16.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q2 West Bromwich Volume 9b Page 802 age 77.

Annie Purcell

#6043, b. 6 April 1892, d. October 1988
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Annie Purcell was born on 6 April 1892 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.1,2 She married George Greathead, son of John Cartwright Greathead and Hannah Nicholls, in 1911 in Ruiton United Reformed Church, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Annie was listed as living at 11 Market Place, Tipton, Staffordshire, England with her husband George. And their son Cyril. George was a boot shop Manager.5 Her husband George died on 1967 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.6 Annie died in October 1988 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 96.7,8

Children of Annie Purcell and George Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - Birth date on index.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5444i/005.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q4 Dudley Volume 6c Page 209.
  4. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 020/003/18.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5441I/005/16.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q2 West Bromwich Volume 9b Page 802 age 77.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - October 1988 Dudley Volume 33 Page 531 Reg 1088.
  8. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - ROA/8F/25.

Dora May Greathead

#6044, b. 20 January 1912, d. 1983
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Dora May Greathead was born on 20 January 1912 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of George Greathead and Annie Purcell. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Dora was listed as living at 34 Wood Lane, Aldridge, Staffordshire, England with four other people in the Partridge household.4 She married Samuel Ralph in 1944 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England.5 Dora died in 1983 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q1 Dudley Volume 6c Page 153.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - SEG/217/106.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5366E/018/42.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1944/Q3 Wednesbury Volume 6b Page 1815.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1983/Q4 Dudley Volume 33 Page 0654.

George Cartwright Greathead

#6045, b. 10 October 1914, d. September 2004
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     George Cartwright Greathead was born on 10 October 1914 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.1,2 He was the son of George Greathead and Annie Purcell. He married Florence Emily Jones in 1938 in Methodist Church, Spills Meadow, Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England.3,4 His wife Florence died on September 1984 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 69.5,6 He married Edith Taylor in July 1992 in Methodist Church, Spills Meadow, Upper Gornal, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.7,8 His wife Edith died on 15 August 1998 in 7 Moden Close, Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 73.9,10 George died in September 2004 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 89.11

Children of George Cartwright Greathead and Florence Emily Jones

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1914/Q4 Dudley Volume 6b Page 1846.
  2. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - SEG/223/382.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q2 Rowley R Volume 6b Page 2639.
  4. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 040/001/3.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1984 September Dudley 33 - 534 - 984.
  6. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - ROB/8E/43.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - July 1992 Dudley Volume 33 Page 613 Reg 792.
  8. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 1998 Dudley District No 0651B Reg No B44F Ent No 44 Dor 898.
  10. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - ROB/44F/44.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - September 2004 Dudley District No 0651A Reg No A007G Ent No 105 Dor 904.

Samuel Ralph

#6046
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Samuel Ralph married Dora May Greathead, daughter of George Greathead and Annie Purcell, in 1944 in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1944/Q3 Wednesbury Volume 6b Page 1815.

Florence Emily Jones

#6047, b. 12 October 1914, d. September 1984
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Florence Emily Jones was born on 12 October 1914.1 She married George Cartwright Greathead, son of George Greathead and Annie Purcell, in 1938 in Methodist Church, Spills Meadow, Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England.2,3 Florence died in September 1984 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 69.4,5

Children of Florence Emily Jones and George Cartwright Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q2 Rowley R Volume 6b Page 2639.
  3. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 040/001/3.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1984 September Dudley 33 - 534 - 984.
  5. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - ROB/8E/43.

Martin Greathead

#6048, b. 1946, d. 1946
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Martin Greathead was born in 1946 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.1,2 He was the son of George Cartwright Greathead and Florence Emily Jones. Martin died in 1946 in Sedgley, Staffordshire, England.3,4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q3 Rowley R Volume 9b Page 643.
  2. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandbmd.org.uk - SEG/24A/332.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q3 Rowley R Volume 9b Page 285.
  4. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandbmd.org.uk - SEG/16A/16.

Jane Bennie1

#6050
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Jane Bennie married William Herne.1

Child of Jane Bennie and William Herne

Sources of Information

  1. [S13726] Emails between Jamie Smith and Jan Cooper from 23 April 2006.