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Thomas Spence1

#7310, b. 1838
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Thomas Spence was born in 1838 in Neville Cross, Durham, England.2 He married Martha ... Thomas was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in Wales Thomas was a joiner.3

Children of Thomas Spence and Martha ...

Sources of Information

  1. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4073 Folio 114.

Martha ...1

#7311, b. 1840
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Martha ... was born in 1840 in Wales.2 She married Thomas Spence. In the census of 5 April 1891 in Wales she was listed as the wife of Thomas Spence.3

Children of Martha ... and Thomas Spence

Sources of Information

  1. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4073 Folio 114.

John Spence1

#7312, b. 1870
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     John Spence was born in 1870 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.2 He was the son of Thomas Spence and Martha ... In the census of 5 April 1891 in Wales he was listed as the son of Thomas Spence John was a blacksmith.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4073 Folio 114.

Martha Spence1

#7313, b. 1872
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     Martha Spence was born in 1872 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Spence and Martha ... In the census of 5 April 1891 in Wales she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Spence.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4073 Folio 114.

Margaret Spence1

#7314, b. 1876
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     Margaret Spence was born in 1876 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Spence and Martha ... In the census of 5 April 1891 in Wales she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Spence.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4073 Folio 114.

Mary Spence1

#7315, b. 1878
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     Mary Spence was born in 1878 in Byers Green, Auckland, Durham, England.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Spence and Martha ... In the census of 5 April 1891 in Wales she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Spence.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4216] Emails between Tony Meighan and Jan Cooper from 8 May 2000.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4073 Folio 114.

Ada Worsley Porritt

#7316, b. 1868, d. 1912
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
     Ada Worsley Porritt was born in 1868 in Whitby, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Jacob Porritt and Eleanor Blackstone. In the census of 2 April 1871 she was listed as the daughter of Jacob Porritt.3 She married Henry Greathead, son of Henry Greathead and Mary Thackeray, on 7 March 1896 after the banns were read on 9, 16 and 23 February. Ada was Henry's first wife.4,5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 9 Malekoff Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 28 Mellor Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Greathead.7 Ada died in 1912 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.8 Ada was buried on 18 July 1912 in Durham Road Cemetery, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.9

Children of Ada Worsley Porritt and Henry Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1868/Q4 Whitby Volume 9d Page 416.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4848 Folio 60 Page 8.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q1 Witby Volume 9d Page 679.
  5. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire Banns.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4625 Folio 23 Page 37.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29561 RG78 Piece 1717A Registration district 544 sub district 1 enumeration district 15 schdule number 121.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 47.
  9. [S40000] Website www.stocktonroots.co.uk.

Mary Frances Longbottom1

#7319, b. 15 February 1902, d. 16 March 1979
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Frances Longbottom was born on 15 February 1902.2 She married John Greathead, son of Arthur Greathead and Ada Metcalfe, in 1972 in Burnley Register Office, Burnley, Lancashire, England.3,4 Mary died on 16 March 1979 in 5 Pembroke Street, Burnley, Lancashire, England, aged 77.5,6 The will of Mary was proved on 18 April 1979 in Liverpool. Her effects were valued at £8,472.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S5595] Emails between Anne Dunlop née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2003.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q2 Burnley Volume 10b Page 1541.
  4. [S40000] Website Lancashireukbmd - BRM/52/47.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1979/Q1 Burnley/Pen Volume 40 Page 1335.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 791701979M.

Evangelina Victoria Green1,2

#7320, b. 13 August 1875, d. 26 June 1959
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
Evangelina Victoria Green
     Evangelina Victoria Green was born on 13 August 1875 in Echuca, Victoria, Australia.1,2 She was the daughter of Alfred Green and Evangelina Victoria Walsh. She was baptised on 21 November 1879 in Echuca, Victoria, Australia.1,3 She married Duncan McLennan, son of John McLennan and Martha McLean, on 23 March 1897 in Echuca, Victoria, Australia, The Certficate is number 1218.1,4,2 Her husband Duncan died on 20 December 1900 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1 She married William Pridmore, son of Reuben Pridmore and Ann Hunt, on 30 September 1902 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1,2 In 1906 William and Eva had a photograph taken with their children at the time. They were Martha, Fred, Elenor and Albert.5 Her husband William died on 26 July 1916 in Kotupna, Victoria, Australia, aged 57.1 She married William Burgess Greathead, son of Samuel Greathead and Magdaline Henrietta Petronella Britz, on 7 February 1955 in 40 Scenic Road, West Warragul, Victoria, Australia, at the home of William's daughter Maisie and her husband. At the time of this marriage it is believed that they were the oldest couple to be married in Victoria's history.1,6,2,7 Evangelina died on 26 June 1959 in Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, aged 83.1,8,2,9 Evangelina was buried on 30 June 1959 in Box Hill, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1,10,11

Children of Evangelina Victoria Green and Duncan McLennan

Children of Evangelina Victoria Green and William Pridmore

Sources of Information

  1. [S40003] Ancestors of Felicity Ruth Truman - www.users.bigpond.com.
  2. [S14199] Emails between Michael Whitwell and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2005.
  3. [S58] E-mails between Marc Greathead and Jan Cooper from 27 May 2004 LDS baptism 21 May 1970, endowerment 6 Jul 1970 as Evangelina Green
    LDS baptism 25 May 1996, endowerment 24 Aug 1996 Sydney as Evangelina McLennan.
  4. [S58] E-mails between Marc Greathead and Jan Cooper from 27 May 2004.
  5. [S14199] Emails between Michael Whitwell and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2005 Photograph kindly supplied by Michael Whitwell.
  6. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  7. [S25203] E-mails between David Sedgman and Jan Cooper from 9 July 2010.
  8. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria Digger Death Index 1921-1985 Registrtaion number 8059.
  9. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 8059.
  10. [S40000] Website austcemindex.com.
  11. [S40000] Website Find a grave.

Rebecca Black1,2

#7321, b. 7 August 1854, d. 30 September 1899
Last Edited=24 Mar 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Rebecca Black was born on 7 August 1854 in Collingwood, Victoria, Australia.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Andrew Black and Margaret Couzens. She was baptised in 1854 in St Mark, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia.2 She was a dressmaker. She married William Burgess Greathead, son of Samuel Greathead and Magdaline Henrietta Petronella Britz, on 21 December 1887 in Collingwood, Richmond, Victoria, Australia.2,4,1,5,6 Rebecca died on 30 September 1899 in 88 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria, Australia, the home of her brother in law aged 45.1,7,8,9,10,11 Rebecca was buried on 2 October 1899 in Kew, Victoria, Australia.1 The will of Rebecca was proved on 17 May 1900 to her husband William Burgess Greathead of 88 Bridge Road, Richmond. She had five shares in the Northern District Stair Bowkett Society.12

Sources of Information

  1. [S40003] Ancestors of Felicity Ruth Truman - www.users.bigpond.com.
  2. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  3. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 6124 Marriage.
  4. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 6124
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  5. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 6124.
  6. [S354] E-mail and spreadsheet from David Evans Guild member in Australia.
  7. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000 3 Nov 1900 (81).
  8. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 15726
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  9. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 15726.
  10. [S40000] Website Public Record Office in Victoria.
  11. [S47012] Find my past Victoria Cemeteries.
  12. [S40000] Website www.proarchives.imagineering.com.au.

Magdaline Henrietta Petronella Britz1,2,3

#7322, b. 1831, d. 2 November 1915
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Magdaline Henrietta Petronella Britz was born in 1831 in Rivers Vale, Cape Colony, South Africa.1,4 She was the daughter of Johanas Britz. She married Samuel Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Martha Milner, on 20 September 1852 in Riversdale, Cape Colony, South Africa.1,2 Magdaline died on 2 November 1915 in Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1,2,5,6,7 Magdaline was buried on 3 November 1915 in Kew, Victoria, Australia.1

Children of Magdaline Henrietta Petronella Britz and Samuel Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40003] Ancestors of Felicity Ruth Truman - www.users.bigpond.com.
  2. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  3. [S11398] Emails between Derek Woodney and Jan Cooper from 9 April 2004.
  4. [S18466] Emails between Scott and Linda Le Guier and Jan Cooper from 9 June 2006.
  5. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 15083 aged 84
    Great War index . Victoria 1914-1920.
  6. [S40000] Website http://online.justice.vic.gov.au - Victoria BMD Ref no 15083.
  7. [S354] E-mail and spreadsheet from David Evans Guild member in Australia.

William Pridmore1

#7323, b. 24 February 1859, d. 26 July 1916
Last Edited=7 Jul 2005
     William Pridmore was born on 24 February 1859 in Wombat, Victoria, Australia.1 He was the son of Reuben Pridmore and Ann Hunt. He married Evangelina Victoria McLennan, daughter of Alfred Green and Evangelina Victoria Walsh, on 30 September 1902 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1,2 In 1906 William and Eva had a photograph taken with their children at the time. They were Martha, Fred, Elenor and Albert.3 William died on 26 July 1916 in Kotupna, Victoria, Australia, aged 57.1 William was buried on 28 July 1916 in General Cemetery, Nathalie, Victoria, Australia.1

Children of William Pridmore and Evangelina Victoria Green

Sources of Information

  1. [S40003] Ancestors of Felicity Ruth Truman - www.users.bigpond.com.
  2. [S14199] Emails between Michael Whitwell and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2005.
  3. [S14199] Emails between Michael Whitwell and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2005 Photograph kindly supplied by Michael Whitwell.

Duncan McLennan1

#7324, b. 1841, d. 20 December 1900
Last Edited=7 Jul 2005
Duncan McLennan
     Duncan McLennan was born in 1841 in Ross and Cromerty, Scotland.1,2 He was the son of John McLennan and Martha McLean. He married Evangelina Victoria Green, daughter of Alfred Green and Evangelina Victoria Walsh, on 23 March 1897 in Echuca, Victoria, Australia, The Certficate is number 1218.1,3,2 Duncan died on 20 December 1900 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.1 Duncan was buried on 22 December 1900 in General Cemetery, Nathalie, Victoria, Australia.1

Children of Duncan McLennan and Evangelina Victoria Green

Sources of Information

  1. [S40003] Ancestors of Felicity Ruth Truman - www.users.bigpond.com.
  2. [S14199] Emails between Michael Whitwell and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2005.
  3. [S58] E-mails between Marc Greathead and Jan Cooper from 27 May 2004.

John Duncan Roderick McLennan1

#7325, b. December 1897, d. 11 January 1898
Last Edited=7 Jul 2005
     John Duncan Roderick McLennan was born in December 1897 in Kotupna, Victoria, Australia.1,2 He was the son of Duncan McLennan and Evangelina Victoria Green. John died on 11 January 1898 in Nathalia, Barwo, Victoria, Australia.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40003] Ancestors of Felicity Ruth Truman - www.users.bigpond.com.
  2. [S14199] Emails between Michael Whitwell and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2005.