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John Frederick Greathead

#6826, b. 13 June 1920, d. October 1997
Last Edited=3 Feb 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     John Frederick Greathead was born on 13 June 1920 in Kingsnorth, Warwickshire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of John Greathead and Anna Hanson. John enlisted in Adelaide, South Australia on 1 April 1940, giving his next of kin as his father John. His service number was SX2199. He had scars on his right knee and a vaccination scar on his left arm. When he enlisted he was described as being five foot seven and half inches tall, with fair hair, blue eyes and with a fresh complexion. He gave his date of birth on his army record as 21 March 1920. He was discharged on 27 July 1940 as a Private in 2/3 Machine gun battalion.

He later on 28 July 1941 enlisted into the Royal Australian Navy with a service number S/7959. He gave 13 June 1920 as his date of birth. Daphne was his next of kin when he was discharged on 15 February 1946 as able seaman on HMAS Moresby.4,5 He married Daphne Maria Stutchbury, daughter of Robert Stutchbury and Emily ..., in 1945 in Annandale, New South Wales, Australia.6 His wife Daphne died on 16 November 1947 in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, She was remembered a year after her death in the Sydney Morning Herald of Tuesday 16 November 1948
by her parents and siblings.7,8 He married Vera Florence Gallagher in 1950 in Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia.9 His wife Vera died on 19 April 1979 in Western Australia, Australia.10 John died in October 1997 in Dianella, Western Australia, Australia, aged 77 in hospital.11,12

Child of John Frederick Greathead and Daphne Maria Stutchbury

Children of John Frederick Greathead and Vera Florence Gallagher

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q3 Kings North Volume 6d Page 2.
  2. [S89] E-mails between Thereza Newton and Jan Cooper from 8 December 2004.
  3. [S40000] Website http://naa.gov.au/the_collection/recordsearch.html
  4. [S40000] Website http://naa.gov.au/collection/recordsearch/index.aspx
  5. [S40000] Website http://www.ww2roll.gov.au/script/veteran.asp
  6. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 19499/1945.
  7. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 23476/1947.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 16 November 1948.
  9. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 2516/1950.
  10. [S40000] Website http://aeon.sro.wa.gov.au/Investigator/Details/…
  11. [S271] Emails between Kay Pittelkow and Jan Cooper from 13 August 2009 age 77.
  12. [S30278] E-mails between Vicki Foster née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 14 August 2013.
  13. [S40000] Website www.bdm.qld.gov.au/IndexSearch/queryEntry.m.
  14. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 7265/1951.

Daphne Maria Stutchbury

#6827, d. 16 November 1947
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Daphne Maria Stutchbury was the daughter of Robert Stutchbury and Emily ...1 She married John Frederick Greathead, son of John Greathead and Anna Hanson, in 1945 in Annandale, New South Wales, Australia.2 Daphne died on 16 November 1947 in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia, She was remembered a year after her death in the Sydney Morning Herald of Tuesday 16 November 1948
by her parents and siblings.3,4

Child of Daphne Maria Stutchbury and John Frederick Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Daughters death.
  2. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 19499/1945.
  3. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 23476/1947.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald - Tuesday 16 November 1948.

Vera Florence Gallagher1,2

#6828, b. about 1915, d. 19 April 1979
Last Edited=1 Aug 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Vera Florence Gallagher was born about 1915.3 She married John Frederick Greathead, son of John Greathead and Anna Hanson, in 1950 in Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia.1 Vera died on 19 April 1979 in Western Australia, Australia.4 Vera was buried on 23 April 1979 in Kalgoorlie Cemetery, Memorial Drive, West Lamington, Western Australia, Australia.5

Children of Vera Florence Gallagher and John Frederick Greathead

  • Alec Greathead6 b. 1951, d. 1951
  • Victoria Ruth Greathead
  • Susanne Joy Greathead2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 2516/1950.
  2. [S30278] E-mails between Vicki Foster née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 14 August 2013.
  3. [S40000] Website Australian BMD.
  4. [S40000] Website http://aeon.sro.wa.gov.au/Investigator/Details/…
  5. [S40000] Website www.outbackfamilyhistory.com.au.
  6. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 7265/1951.

Alec Greathead1,2

#6829, b. 1951, d. 1951
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Alec Greathead was born in 1951 in Australia sadly he only lived a few hours.3,2 Alec died in 1951 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1 He was the son of John Frederick Greathead and Vera Florence Gallagher.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 7265/1951.
  2. [S30278] E-mails between Vicki Foster née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 14 August 2013.
  3. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - death record.

Robert Stutchbury1

#6830
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Robert Stutchbury married Emily ...1

Child of Robert Stutchbury and Emily ...

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Daughters death.

Emily ...1

#6831
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Emily ... married Robert Stutchbury.1

Child of Emily ... and Robert Stutchbury

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - daughters death.

Norman Alderson Greathead1

#6832, b. 1907, d. 20 July 1945
Last Edited=11 Jan 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Norman Alderson Greathead was born in 1907 in Stockton, New South Wales, Australia.2 He was the son of John Greathead and Mary Jane Alderson.1 He married Iris Powell in 1931 in Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia.3 Norman was buried on 20 July 1945 in Sandgate C of E Old Section, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.2 Norman died on 20 July 1945 in Mayfield, New South Wales, Australia.1,2,4 The will of Norman was proved on 8 January 1946 to his widow Iris Greathead the sole Executrix. The estate was sworn at £2,652 15s 3d.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 18377/1945.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library, 1800-1960.
  3. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 4955/1931.
  4. [S40000] Website Find my past - NSW Wills.

Iris Powell1

#6833, b. about 1891, d. 2008
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Iris Powell was born about 1891.2 She married Norman Alderson Greathead, son of John Greathead and Mary Jane Alderson, in 1931 in Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia.1 Her husband Norman died on 20 July 1945 in Mayfield, New South Wales, Australia.3,4,5 Iris died in 2008 in Australia.2 She was described as late of Garden Suburb Nursing Home, formerly of Mayfield.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 4955/1931.
  2. [S40000] Website http://www.ryersonindex.org/
  3. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 18377/1945.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Australia, Cemetery Inscriptions, Sydney Branch Genealogical Library, 1800-1960.
  5. [S40000] Website Find my past - NSW Wills.

Jack Gordon Greathead

#6834, b. 6 November 1921, d. 19 June 1996
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     Jack Gordon Greathead was born on 6 November 1921 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, It is understood Jack was born at the back of the grocery shop Darling Street, Balmain.1,2 He was the son of Aubrey Leonard Greathead and Ivy Gordon. Jack enlisted on 15 October 1941 into the Australian Army in Randwick, New South Wales. His service number was N223186. His next of in was listed as Alan Greathead. It is recorded that he appeared before a Court Marshal when he was in the Darin Details Depot of the Australian Military Forces on 18 January 1943. He was discharged on 24 June 1946 as a Private. His last posting was in the Australian Light Aid Detachment 292.1,3 He married Joan Florence Stephenson in 1948 in Randwick, New South Wales, Australia.4 Jack died on 19 June 1996 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, aged 74 Jack is described as late of Bondi.5 His body was cremated on 24 June 1996 in Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, Matraville, New South Wales, Australia.2

Children of Jack Gordon Greathead and Joan Florence Stephenson

  • Sandra Gail Greathead6,7
  • Phillip John Greathead6
  • Michelle Joan Greathead6
  • Peter John Greathead8 b. 8 Jun 1960, d. 8 Jun 1960

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website http://naa.gov.au/the_collection/recordsearch.html
  2. [S20814] Emails between Michelle J McNeill Greathead and Jan Cooper from 17 July 2014.
  3. [S40000] Website http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  4. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 5171/1948.
  5. [S40000] Website www.rootsweb.com - Sydney Mornng Herald 21 June 1996.
  6. [S40000] Website www.obituary.com.au - Mother.
  7. [S28715] E-mails between Levi John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 16 July 2012.
  8. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 10612/1960.

Joan Florence Stephenson1

#6835, b. 17 May 1925, d. 24 July 2007
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     Joan Florence Stephenson was born on 17 May 1925 in Waverley War Memorial Hospital, 125 Birrell Street, Waverley, New South Wales, Australia, she was the daughter of Harry Oxley Stephenson and Amanda Lillian Ball.2,3 She married Jack Gordon Greathead, son of Aubrey Leonard Greathead and Ivy Gordon, in 1948 in Randwick, New South Wales, Australia.1 Her husband Jack died on 19 June 1996 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, aged 74 Jack is described as late of Bondi.4 Joan died on 24 July 2007 in Sacred Heart Hospice, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia, aged 82 Mother of Sandy, Michelle, Phillip and Peter (dec.) Grandmother of Adam, Shannon, Jessica and Shelly. Great gran to Ayden, Hannah and Kyla.2,3 Her body was cremated on 27 July 2007 in Eastern Suburbs Crematorium, Matraville, New South Wales, Australia, following a service at 1pm in St Marys Anglican Church, Birrell Street, Waverley. This will be followed by a celebration of Joans life at the Bondi Bowling Club.2,3 Service was conducted at Macquarie Park Cemetery and Crematorium for
Joan on the 1 August 2007.5

Children of Joan Florence Stephenson and Jack Gordon Greathead

  • Sandra Gail Greathead6
  • Phillip John Greathead6
  • Michelle Joan Greathead6
  • Peter John Greathead7 b. 8 Jun 1960, d. 8 Jun 1960

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 5171/1948.
  2. [S40000] Website www.obituary.com.au.
  3. [S20814] Emails between Michelle J McNeill Greathead and Jan Cooper from 17 July 2014.
  4. [S40000] Website www.rootsweb.com - Sydney Mornng Herald 21 June 1996.
  5. [S40000] Website www.maccem.com.au/.
  6. [S40000] Website www.obituary.com.au - Mother.
  7. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 10612/1960.

Peter John Greathead1,2

#6836, b. 8 June 1960, d. 8 June 1960
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 10612/1960.
  2. [S20814] Emails between Michelle J McNeill Greathead and Jan Cooper from 17 July 2014.

Stanley Latty1

#6837
Last Edited=7 May 2006
     Stanley Latty married Bessie Annie Hatton, daughter of Thomas Hatton and Elizabeth McGovern, in 1922 in Chatswood, New South Wales, Australia.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.new.gov.au/familyhistory/search.htm - Registration number 2299/1922.

James Greathead

#6838
Last Edited=7 May 2006
     James Greathead married Kathleen Jean Ash in 1955 in Five Dock, New South Wales, Australia.1

Child of James Greathead and Kathleen Jean Ash

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au - Registration number 2330/1955.
  2. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au - Registration number 57507/1973.

Kathleen Jean Ash1

#6839
Last Edited=7 May 2006
     Kathleen Jean Ash married James Greathead in 1955 in Five Dock, New South Wales, Australia.1

Child of Kathleen Jean Ash and James Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au - Registration number 2330/1955.
  2. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au - Registration number 57507/1973.

David Greathead1

#6840, d. 1973
Last Edited=7 May 2006
     David Greathead was the son of James Greathead and Kathleen Jean Ash.1 David died in 1973 in Albury, New South Wales, Australia.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au - Registration number 57507/1973.

Sarah Dowswell

#6841, b. about 1868
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Sarah Dowswell was born about 1868 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 10 Cooper Cottages, Cherry Lane, Aston, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 166 Inkerman Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell Sarah was a scholar.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Florence Place, Kelynge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell Sarah was a laundress.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3140 Folio 116 Page 28.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3028 Folio 118 Page 32.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2414 Folio 40 Page 3.

Ann Dowswell1

#6842, b. 1872
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Ann Dowswell was born in 1872 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 166 Inkerman Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell Ann was a scholar.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1872/Q3 Aston Volume 6d Page 340.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3028 Folio 118 Page 32.

Joseph Dowswell1

#6843, b. 1876
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Joseph Dowswell was born in 1876 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 166 Inkerman Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Dowswell Joseph was a scholar.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Florence Place, Kelynge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Dowswell Joseph was a hayband trusser.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 280.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3028 Folio 118 Page 32.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2414 Folio 40 Page 3.

Eliza Ann Dowswell1

#6844, b. 1878
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Eliza Ann Dowswell was born in 1878 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 166 Inkerman Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Florence Place, Kelynge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell Eliza was a scholar.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1878/Q1 Aston Volume 6d Page 254.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3028 Folio 118 Page 32.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2414 Folio 40 Page 3.

Hannah Dowswell1

#6845, b. 1880
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Hannah Dowswell was born in 1880 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 166 Inkerman Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Florence Place, Kelynge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell Hannah was a scholar.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1880/3 Aston Volume 6d Page 323.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3028 Folio 118 Page 32.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2414 Folio 40 Page 3.

Betsey Dowswell1

#6846, b. 1882
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Betsey Dowswell was also known by the name of Rebecca.1 She was born in 1882 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead.1 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Florence Place, Kelynge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Joseph Dowswell Betsey was a scholar.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1882/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 298.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2414 Folio 40 Page 3.

John Dowswell1

#6847, b. 1885
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     John Dowswell was born in 1885 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Joseph Dowswell and Ann Greathead.1 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Florence Place, Kelynge Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Dowswell.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q3 Aston Volume 6d Page 251.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2414 Folio 40 Page 3.

Lorna May Bullock1

#6850, b. 1908, d. 1909
Last Edited=19 Dec 2014
     Lorna May Bullock was born in 1908 in Ontario, Canada.1 She was the daughter of Arthur Gordon Bullock and Almira Evangelina Armstrong.1 Lorna died in 1909 in Ontario, Canada.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S4524] E-mails between Rod Bullock and Jan Cooper from 13 December 2014.