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Joseph Henry Greathead1

#7184, b. 30 May 1913, d. 2 December 1982
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Joseph Henry Greathead was born on 30 May 1913 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Joseph Thomas Greathead and Clara Chance. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Joseph Henry Greathead was listed as living at 6 Arsenal Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with his parents.4 He married Lilian Amelia Tydeman on 14 December 1940 in St James, Shirley, Solihull, Warwickshire, England.5,1 Joseph died on 2 December 1982 in 29 Loxley Avenue, Shirley, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 69.6,7 Administration papers were issued with a will on 11 March 1983 in Birmingham. His effects were described as not exceeding £25,000.7

Children of Joseph Henry Greathead and Lilian Amelia Tydeman

  • Michael Henry Greathead
  • Anthony Peter Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S7182] Emails between Tony Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q3 Aston Volume 6d Page 851.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5543f/018.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5543F/018/4.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1940/Q4 Solihull Volume 6d Page 2855.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1982/Q4 Birmingham Volume 32 Page 0257.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 830303352W.

Lilian Amelia Tydeman1

#7185, b. 1 September 1911, d. 9 August 1996
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Lilian Amelia Tydeman was born on 1 September 1911.1 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Lilian was listed as living at 36 Jacey Road, Solihull, Warwickshire, England with her sister Flora and brother Robert, Lilian was a secretary and shorthand typist.2 She married Joseph Henry Greathead, son of Joseph Thomas Greathead and Clara Chance, on 14 December 1940 in St James, Shirley, Solihull, Warwickshire, England.3,1 Lilian died on 9 August 1996 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, aged 84.4,1

Children of Lilian Amelia Tydeman and Joseph Henry Greathead

  • Michael Henry Greathead
  • Anthony Peter Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S7182] Emails between Tony Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5708G/003/11.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1940/Q4 Solihull Volume 6d Page 2855.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - Solihull S August 1996 0731B - B36F - 139 - 896.

Clara Chance1

#7186, b. 24 February 1882, d. 30 December 1967
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
     Clara Chance was born on 24 February 1882 in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, The National Register suggests her year of birth was 1883.1,2,3 She was the daughter of John Chance and Mary ... She married Joseph Thomas Greathead, son of Samuel Greathead and Dinah Ann Westbury, on 16 April 1910 in St Andrew, Bordesley, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Chance and Kate Hards. Joseph was listed as cycle worker and lived at 27 Milward Street. Clara was living at 71 Milward Street.4,5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 2/118 Greenway Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Thomas Greathead.6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Clara was listed as living at 6 Arsenal Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with her husband Joseph. And their son. Joseph was a cycle work frame setter.7 Her husband Joseph died on 6 July 1967 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 81.1,8 She died on 30 December 1967 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 85 When Joseph died Clara burned every piece of personal history, photographs, the lot.1,9,10 Her body was cremated in January 1968 in Yardley Crematorium, Yardley Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.11 The will of Clara was proved on 21 February 1968 in Birmingham. Her effects were valued at £1335.9

Child of Clara Chance and Joseph Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S7182] Emails between Tony Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1882/Q1 Hitchin Volume 3a Page 427.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5543f/018.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q2 Aston Volume 6d Page 323.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 18182 RG78 Piece 1099 Registration District 385 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 35 Schedule Number 166.
  7. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5543F/018/4.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 27.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1968/Q1 Birmingham Volume 9c Pge 276.
  11. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Joseph Thomas Greathead1

#7187, b. 10 July 1885, d. 6 July 1967
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Joseph Thomas Greathead was born on 10 July 1885 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Samuel Greathead and Dinah Ann Westbury. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 27 Millward Street, Small Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Samuel Greathead Joseph was a scholar.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 27 Millward Street, Small Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Samuel Greathead Joseph was a carricar man.6 He married Clara Chance, daughter of John Chance and Mary ..., on 16 April 1910 in St Andrew, Bordesley, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Chance and Kate Hards. Joseph was listed as cycle worker and lived at 27 Milward Street. Clara was living at 71 Milward Street.7,8 Joseph was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 2/118 Greenway Street, Aston, Warwickshire, England, Joseph was a cycle worker, assembler living with his wife Clara in their four roomed home.9 He witnessed the marriage of Arthur Greathead and Elsie Elizabeth Grattage on 31 July 1920 in St Martin, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.10,11,8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Joseph was listed as living at 6 Arsenal Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with his wife Clara. And their son. Joseph was a cycle work frame setter.12 Joseph died on 6 July 1967 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 81.1,13 His body was cremated in July 1967 in Yardley Crematorium, Yardley Road, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.14

Child of Joseph Thomas Greathead and Clara Chance

Sources of Information

  1. [S7182] Emails between Tony Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q3 Kings North Volume 6c Page 405.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5543f/018.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2415 Folio 74 Page 3.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2864 Folio 63 Page 38.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q2 Aston Volume 6d Page 323.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 18182 RG78 Piece 1099 Registration District 385 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 35 Schedule Number 166.
  10. [S4799] Emails between Alan Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q3 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 762.
  12. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5543F/018/4.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 27.
  14. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Doris Crane1

#7188, b. 1920
Last Edited=20 Feb 2016
Doris Haigh née Crane
     Doris Crane was born in 1920 in South Shields, Durham, England.2 She was the daughter of John James Crane and Sarah Elizabeth Scottow. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Doris Crane was listed as living at 19 Alma Street, Keighley, Yorkshire, England with her parents Doris was a Woollen Textile Mill Spinner.3 She married Thomas Smith in 1944 in Keighley, Durham, England.4

Child of Doris Crane and Thomas Smith

Sources of Information

  1. [S5181] Letters between Norman Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 S Shields Volume 10a Page 2037.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3761C/006.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1944/Q4 Keighley Volume 9a Page 461.

Thomas Smith

#7189
Last Edited=20 Feb 2016
     Thomas Smith married Doris Crane, daughter of John James Crane and Sarah Elizabeth Scottow, in 1944 in Keighley, Durham, England.1

Child of Thomas Smith and Doris Crane

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1944/Q4 Keighley Volume 9a Page 461.