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Norman Macdonald1

#6077, d. before 2003
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Norman Macdonald married Avril Greathead, daughter of Wilfred Greathead and Elizabeth Violet Moorhouse, in 1961 in Wharfedale, Yorkshire, England, They had three children two girls and one boy, who was the youngest. One of the girls was called Elizabeth.2,1 Norman died before 2003.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3194] Letters between Owen Greathead and Jan Cooper from 15 July 1996.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1961/Q2 Wharfdale Volume 2d Page 1279.

Ada Elizabeth Greathead1,2,3

#6088, b. 26 October 1873, d. 1947
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of John Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     Ada Elizabeth Greathead was born on 26 October 1873 in 25 Lower Free Lane, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1,4,2 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Sarah Ann Jones. In the census of 3 April 1881 in Cross Street, Loughborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Elizabeth was a scholar.5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 11 New Park Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Ada was a fitter and machinist in the shoe trade.6 She married Ernest Ranshall Cayless, son of Charles Cayless and Emma Brown, on 3 April 1893 in St Mary, Leicester, Leicestershire, England.2,7 Ada died in 1947 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.8

Children of Ada Elizabeth Greathead and Ernest Ranshall Cayless

Sources of Information

  1. [S40019] Genes Reunited.
  2. [S6197] Emails between Duncan Rowley and Jan Cooper 16 March 2003.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q4 Leicester Volume 7a Page 208.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3145 Folio 121 page 43 FHL film 1341750.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2539 Folio 63 Page 5.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 Leicester Volume 7a Page 413.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1947/Q4 Leicester Volume 3a Page 608 age 74.

John Greathead

#6089, b. 1845, d. 1910
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of John Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     John Greathead was born in 1845 in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Daniel Greathead and Ann Louch. In the census of 30 March 1851 at Thorpe, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England, he was listed as the son of Daniel Greathead John was a scholar.4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Huncote, Leicestershire, England, he was listed as the visitor John a miller was staying with William Brown and eighty year old carpenter.5 He married Sarah Ann Jones, daughter of Charles Jones and Mary Ann Sharman, on 11 August 1870 in Baptist Chapel, Sutton in the Elms, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England, Same information as brother William.6,7 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Tree Lane, St Margaret, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, John was a miller.8 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in Cross Street, Loughborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, M1.9 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 11 New Park Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, John was a miller.10 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 35 Welford Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, John was a miller.3 John died in 1910 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.11

Children of John Greathead and Sarah Ann Jones

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845 Q3 Lutterworth Volume XV Page 163.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3004 folio 156 page 16.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2078 Folio 168 Page 8.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 227 Folio 89 Page 12.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q3 Lutterworth Volume 7a Folio 13.
  7. [S6197] Emails between Duncan Rowley and Jan Cooper 16 March 2003.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3269 Folio 103 Page 15.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3145 Folio 121 page 43 FHL film 1341750.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2539 Folio 63 Page 5.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q4 Leicester Volume 7a Page 153.

Sarah Ann Jones1

#6090, b. 1850, d. 1928
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     Sarah Ann Jones was born in 1850 in Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Charles Jones and Mary Ann Sharman. She married John Greathead, son of Daniel Greathead and Ann Louch, on 11 August 1870 in Baptist Chapel, Sutton in the Elms, Broughton Astley, Leicestershire, England, Same information as brother William.4,1 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Tree Lane, St Margaret, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Cross Street, Loughborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.6 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 11 New Park Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.7 In the census of 31 March 1901 she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.3 Her husband John died on 1910 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.8 Sarah was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 11 Free Lane, Holford Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, Sarah had her daughter and son in law living with her in her four roomed home.9 Sarah died in 1928 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.10

Children of Sarah Ann Jones and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S6197] Emails between Duncan Rowley and Jan Cooper 16 March 2003.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3004 folio 156 page 16.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q3 Lutterworth Volume 7a Folio 13.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3269 Folio 103 Page 15.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3145 Folio 121 page 43 FHL film 1341750.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2539 Folio 63 Page 5.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q4 Leicester Volume 7a Page 153.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 19288 RG78 Piece 1152A registration district 407 sub district 3 enumeration district 24 schedule number 186.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q1 Leicester Volume 7a Page 250.

George Goddard

#6091, b. 1875
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     George Goddard was born in 1875 in Enderby, Leicestershire, England.1,2 He married Ellen Hannah Greathead, daughter of William Greathead and Mary Turner, in 1893 in Blaby, Leicestershire, England, Ellen married either George Goddard or John Martin.3 His wife Ellen died on 1901 in Blaby, Leicestershire, England.4 George was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in Chapel Street, Enderby, Leicestershire, England, George was listed as a shoe rivetter and bootmaker living with his two young daughters.5

Children of George Goddard and Ellen Hannah Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q4 Leicester Volume 7a Page 172.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 Blaby Volume 7a Page 99.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q1 Blaby Volume 7a page 27 age 28.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2958 Folio 101 Page 14.

Mary Ann Wilford

#6092, b. 18 July 1875, d. 1946
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     Mary Ann Wilford was born on 18 July 1875 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.1,2 She married John Turner Greathead, son of William Greathead and Mary Turner, in 1901 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.3 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 25 Willow Brook Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Turner Greathead.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Mary was listed as living at 134 Coleman Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, England with her husband John. And their daughter Phyllis. John was a tailors fitter.2 Mary died in 1946 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.5

Children of Mary Ann Wilford and John Turner Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/6011C/017.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q4 Leicester Volume 7a Page 520.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 19261 RG78 Piece 1151 Registration district 407 sub district 2 enumeration district 44 schedule number 174.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q1 Leicester Volume 7a Page 341.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1903/Q4 Leicester Volume 10a Page 274.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1905/Q1 Leicester Volume 7a Page 305.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q1 Leicester Volume 7a Page 247.

Maud Emily Dodge

#6093, b. 22 September 1898, d. December 1990
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     Maud Emily Dodge was born on 22 September 1898.1 She married Frederick Cayless, son of Ernest Ranshall Cayless and Ada Elizabeth Greathead, in 1922 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.2 Maud died in December 1990 in Coalville, Leicestershire, England, aged 92.3

Children of Maud Emily Dodge and Frederick Cayless

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q2 Leicester Volume 7a Page 864.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - December 1990 Coalville Volume 6 Page 1357 age 92.

Mary Ann Greathead1,2

#6094, b. 1872, d. 1937
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of John Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     Mary Ann Greathead was born in 1872 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.3,1,2 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Sarah Ann Jones. In the census of 3 April 1881 in Cross Street, Loughborough, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Mary wasa scholar.4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 11 New Park Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Mary was a fitter and machinist in the shoe trade.5 She married Albert Abraham Jayes in 1893 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.6 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 49 Richard Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the wife of Albert Abraham Jayes.7 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 97 Halkin Street, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, she was listed as the wife of Albert Abraham Jayes.8 Mary died in 1937 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.9

Children of Mary Ann Greathead and Albert Abraham Jayes

Sources of Information

  1. [S6197] Emails between Duncan Rowley and Jan Cooper 16 March 2003.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1872/Q3 Leicester Volume 7a Page 246.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3145 Folio 121 page 43 FHL film 1341750.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2539 Folio 63 Page 5.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 Leicester Volume 7a Page 413.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3006 Folio 141 Page 15.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN19208 RG78PN1150B RD407 SD1 ED44 SN182.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q1 Leicester Volume 7a Page 288 age 64.
  10. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Orlando Huitson1

#6099, b. 10 December 1858, d. 1 June 1906
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Orland Huitson, Agnes, John (standing), George (Sitting) and Edith
     Orlando Huitson was born on 10 December 1858 in Ingleton, Teesdale, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Huitson and Elizabeth Greathead. In the census of 7 April 1861 in Ingleton, Teesdale, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Huitson Orlando was a scholar.3 He married Agnes Burns Brown, daughter of John Brown, on 22 March 1884 in The Register Office, Houghton le Spring, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by W Huitson and George E Stokoe. Orlando gave his age as 25 and occupation as a joiner living in Lyons, Hetton le Hole. Agnes was aged 24 and gave an address of Four Lane Ends, Hetton le Hole.1,2,4 Orlando deserted his family while in the village of Hetton Lyons, outside Hetton le Hole where they lived in a house owned by the coal company. He allegedly robbed the their children's piggy banks to fund his departure. Agnes had to get out of the house virtually overnight and hence returned to her home territory of Newcastle.2 Orlando sailed on SS Gascon from Southampton on 20 March 1897. He was listed as a joiner aged 38 and single and had elected to depart from E London.5 Orlando was trooper number 10 in Sir Lowys pass District Mounted Troops while in the Boar War in 1901.6 He died on 1 June 1906 in South Africa aged 47 or so the family story states. It is believed he died in the Boer War.1,2

Children of Orlando Huitson and Agnes Burns Brown

Sources of Information

  1. [S6252] Emails between Neal Huitson and Jan Cooper from 26 March 2003.
  2. [S129] E-mails between John Hornby Huitson and Jan Cooper from 13 November 2005.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3718 Folio 23 Page 7.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1884/Q1 Houghton Volume 10a Page 532.
  5. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - passenger lists.
  6. [S40000] Website www.casus-elli.co.uk.

Agnes Burns Brown1,2

#6100, b. 1861, d. 22 March 1932
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Orland Huitson, Agnes, John (standing), George (Sitting) and Edith
     Agnes Burns Brown was born in 1861 in Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, England.2,3 She was the daughter of John Brown.2 She married Orlando Huitson, son of William Huitson and Elizabeth Greathead, on 22 March 1884 in The Register Office, Houghton le Spring, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by W Huitson and George E Stokoe. Orlando gave his age as 25 and occupation as a joiner living in Lyons, Hetton le Hole. Agnes was aged 24 and gave an address of Four Lane Ends, Hetton le Hole.1,2,4 Orlando deserted his family while in the village of Hetton Lyons, outside Hetton le Hole where they lived in a house owned by the coal company. He allegedly robbed the their children's piggy banks to fund his departure. Agnes had to get out of the house virtually overnight and hence returned to her home territory of Newcastle.2 Agnes died on 22 March 1932 in Houghton le Spring, Durham, England.1,2

Children of Agnes Burns Brown and Orlando Huitson

Sources of Information

  1. [S6252] Emails between Neal Huitson and Jan Cooper from 26 March 2003.
  2. [S129] E-mails between John Hornby Huitson and Jan Cooper from 13 November 2005.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q3 Newcastle.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1884/Q1 Houghton Volume 10a Page 532.