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Margaret Greathead1

#7671, b. 2 May 1801
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Margaret Greathead was baptised on 2 May 1801 in Marske, Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Ruth Whitelock.

Sources of Information

  1. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.

Rebecca Greathead1

#7672, b. 6 November 1802, d. 2 January 1888
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Rebecca Greathead was baptised on 6 November 1802 in Marske, Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Ruth Whitelock. In the census of 6 June 1841 in East Feldom, Marske, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the sister of Matthew Greathead.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Feldom, Marske, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the sister of Matthew Greathead Rebecca was living with her brother Matthew.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Market Place, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as a lodger Rebecca was a fundholder and staying with Edward Gibson and his family.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Frenchgate, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the lodger with no one else listed at home and lived on the income from her interest.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 4 Victoria Place, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as an unmarried retired farmer living in a lodging house.1,6 Rebecca died on 2 January 1888 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England, aged 85.7,8 Rebecca was buried on 4 January 1888 in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England.9,10 The will of Rebecca was proved on 26 April 1888 by Elizabeth Greathead of Cogden Hall, Richmond. Her estate was valued at under £630 5s 11d.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1246/16 Folio 7 Page 8.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 www.geocities.com/beaulands/census/marske_51.html - HO107 Piece 2381 Folio 30 Page 17.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3674 Folio 11 Page 15.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4874 Folio 36 Page 24.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4879 folio 93 page 17 FHL film 1342174.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q1 Richmond Volume 9d Page 37.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  9. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.
  10. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Ruth Greathead1

#7673, b. 3 August 1804, d. 24 November 1885
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Ruth Greathead was baptised on 3 August 1804 in Marske, Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Ruth Whitelock. In the census of 6 June 1841 in Marske, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Greathead.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Marske, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the sister of Francis Greathead.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Reeth, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the boarder of Catherine Greathead Ruth was a fund holder.4 Ruth was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Reeth, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, Ruth was an annuitant.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Bridge Street, Helmsley, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the sister of Susannah Greathead and was listed as an annuitant and a widow. Her sister Ruth or was it sister in law was living with her.6 She died on 24 November 1885 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England, aged 81 Ruth did not marry.7,8 Ruth was buried in St Edmund, Marske, Yorkshire, England, the gravestone read: In memory of Ruth w/o Thomas Greathead of Marske who d 24 Nov 1847 aged 77 yrs. Thomas Greathead d. 19 Oct 1850 aged 82 yrs. Francis their son b 6 May 1809 interred at Bellerby 2 Apr 1880 aged 72 yrs. Ruth their dau d. 24 Nov 1885 aged 81 yrs.9,10,11 The will of Ruth was proved on 1 November 1886 at York by Elizabeth Greathead from Cogden Hall and Anthony Wharton. Her estate was valued at under £1680 5s 10d.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1246/16 Folio 4 Page 2.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 www.geocities.com/beaulands/census/marske_51.html - HO107 Piece 2381 Folio 23 Page 3.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3673 Folio 15 Page 24 - kindly supplied by Christine Tate.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4873 Folio 5 Page 3 - image missing on Ancestry.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG12 Piece 4823 Folio 25 Page 7 Film 1342163.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q4 Richmond Y Volume 9d Page 390.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  9. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  10. [S40000] Website www.dalesgenealogy.com/Downholme/adamblenkhorn.html.
  11. [S40000] Website Find a grave.

Matthew Greathead1

#7674, b. 7 April 1806, d. 3 May 1885
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Matthew Greathead was baptised on 7 April 1806 in Marske, Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Ruth Whitelock. Matthew was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in East Feldom, Marske, Yorkshire, England, he was a farmer.3 Matthew was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Feldom, Marske, Yorkshire, England, Matthew was a farmer of 400 acres of land employing four men. He was living with his sister Rebecca.4 He married Mary Gowland on 7 December 1858 in Teesdale, Durham, England.5,6 Matthew was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in Feldon, Marske, Yorkshire, England, Matthew was a farmer with 440 acres employing two men and two boys and living with his wife.7 Matthew was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in West Witton, Yorkshire, England, Matthew was a retired farmer.8 Matthew was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Hestholme, Thornaby on Tees, Yorkshire, England, Matthew was a farmer with 25 acres.9 Matthew died on 3 May 1885 in Newton le Willows, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, aged 79.10,11 The will of Matthew was proved on 14 July 1885 at York by Thomas Eyles of Richmond a grocer and Mary his widow. His estate were valued at under £1208 11s 2d. Matthew was listed as a Gentleman.11

Sources of Information

  1. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1246/16 Folio 7 Page 8.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 www.geocities.com/beaulands/census/marske_51.html - HO107 Piece 2381 Folio 30 Page 17.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1858/Q4 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 240.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Teesdale Mercury 15 December 1858 - FMP.
  7. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3675 Folio 31 Page 8.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4868 Folio 125 Page 16.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4875 folio 79 page 10.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q2 Leyburn Volume 9d Page 430.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Catherine Greathead1

#7675, b. 21 October 1807, d. 7 June 1895
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Catherine Greathead was baptised on 21 October 1807 in Marske, Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Ruth Whitelock. She married Adam Blenkhorn on 6 February 1830 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England, The ceremony was witnessed by Rebecca Greathead and John Lodge.1,3,2 Her husband Adam died on 8 August 1840 in Reeth, Yorkshire, England.4,5,6 Catherine was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Ellerton, Yorkshire, England, Catherine is head of the Blenkhorn family but has John Lodge above her in the listing, he is probably a relative as she gives her daughter his surname as one of her forenames.7 Catherine was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Ellerton Abbey, Yorkshire, England, Catherine was a farmer of 196 acres of land and 200 acres of moor. She employed three labourers, her son John and Elizabeth were living with her together with her son Adam who was described as a scholar. the family had two servants.8 Catherine was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Reeth, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, Catherine was a widow and was a landed proprietor.9 Catherine was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Reeth, Yorkshire, England, Catherine was listed as an annuitant. Her son Francis was living with her.10 Catherine was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in Reeth, Yorkshire, England, Catherine was living on her own means. Her daughter Elizabeth was staying with her and a servant called Elizabeth Allen.11 Catherine died on 7 June 1895 in Reeth, Yorkshire, England, aged 87.12,13,6 Catherine was buried in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England, The headstone above Adam and Catherine's grave states that their son Francis was also buried there. Their son Adam who died in Australia and interred at Daylesford, Victoria is also mentioned on the headstone.12,6

Children of Catherine Greathead and Adam Blenkhorn

Sources of Information

  1. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  2. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006 Swaledale Parish Records - Northallerton Record Office.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1840/Q3 Reeth Volume XXIV Page 295.
  6. [S40000] Website www.dalesgenealogy.com/Downholme/adamblenkhorn.html.
  7. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1253/10 Folio 3 Page 1.
  8. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2380 Folio 455 Page 15.
  9. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3673 Folio 15 Page 24 - kindly supplied by Christine Tate.
  10. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4878 Folio 6 Page 5.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4035 Folio 10 Page 31.
  12. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q2 Reeth Volume 9d Page 425.