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Kevin Greathead

#7801, b. 1969
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
7th cousin of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 5 times removed of George Greathead
8th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Kevin Greathead was born in 1969 in Durham, England.1 He was the son of Derek Dunn and Kathleen McGowan.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q4 Durham W Volume 1a Page 174.

Elizabeth Walton1

#7803, b. 14 January 1875, d. 1949
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Walton was born on 14 January 1875.2 She married George William Greathead, son of Henry Greathead and Mary Thackeray, in 1907 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.3 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 1 Cleveland Terrace, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of George William Greathead.4 Elizabeth's husband died on 15 February 1933 in Rutson Hospital, Northallerton. She received Probate on his estate in London on 17 March 1933. They lived at Alston House, Quacker Lane, Northallerton, Yorkshire.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elizabeth was listed as living at 1 Primrose Terrace, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England with her son William.6 Elizabeth died in 1949 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.7

Children of Elizabeth Walton and George William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3284A/017/36.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q3 Richmond Y Volume 9d Page 1281.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29379 RG78 Piece 1701 Registration district 537 sub district 2 enumeration district 18 schedule page 6.
  5. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  6. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3284A/017.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1949/Q2 Northallerton Volume 1b Page 761.

Nancy Grainger

#7804, b. 6 August 1913, d. August 1996
Last Edited=2 Jan 2018
     Nancy Grainger was born on 6 August 1913 in Darlington, Durham, England.1,2,3 She married William Leslie Greathead, son of George William Greathead and Elizabeth Walton, in 1936 in Darlington, Durham, England.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Nancy was listed as living at 1 Primrose Terrace, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England with her husband William. And his mother Elizabeth, son Michael and another person. William was an electrician linesman driver.3 Nancy died in August 1996 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.5

Children of Nancy Grainger and William Leslie Greathead

  • Michael W Greathead
  • Susan E Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q3 Darlington Volume 10a Page 84.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3284A/017.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q1 Darlington Volume 10a Page 1.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 1996 Northallerton District No 6522 Reg No 30C Ent No 14 Dor 896.

Stanley Walton Greathead

#7807, b. 1912, d. 1912
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Stanley Walton Greathead was born in 1912 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.1 Stanley died in 1912 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of George William Greathead and Elizabeth Walton. Stanley was buried on 11 January 1912 in Northallerton Cemetery, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, aged 9 days after a ceremony at All Saints, Northallerton.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q3 Northallerton Volume 9d Page 1287.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q3 Northallerton Volume 9d Page 695.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Heather Hicks.

Henry Walton Greathead

#7808, b. 1909, d. 1909
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Henry died in 1909 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.1 He was born in 1909 in Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of George William Greathead and Elizabeth Walton. Henry was buried on 15 July 1909 in Northallerton Cemetery, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, aged one month after a ceremony at All Saints, Northallerton.3,4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q3 Northallerton Volume 9d Page 361.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q2 Northallerton Volume 9d Page 691.
  3. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Heather Hicks.

John Cail

#7809, b. about 1861
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 6 - John Greathead
     John Cail was born about 1861 in Gateshead, Durham, England.1 He married Margaret Greathead, daughter of John Greathead and Aalaice Robinson, in 1891 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.2 His wife Margaret died on 1893 in Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, England.3 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Hawthorn Terrace, Elswick, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, England, John was a printer and stationer employing staff, his son Geoffrey was a boarder at Seascale Preparatory School in Gosforth, Cumberland.4 Her brother in law Mary died on 26 June 1904 aged 43.5,6,7 Alice and her brother in law John Cail received probate on the effects of Mary Greathead on 5 November 1904 in York. John was a printer.5

Child of John Cail and Margaret Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q2 Richmond Yks Volume 9d Page 981.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q4 Newcastle Volume 10b Page 37.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4772 Folio 90 Page 8.
  5. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q2 York Volume 9d Page 36.
  7. [S40000] Website www.dalesgenealogy.com/Downholme/adamblenkhorn.html.

Ted Nicholson

#7810
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
     Ted Nicholson married Agnes Elsie Greathead, daughter of Thomas Greathead and Matilda J Williams, in 1919 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q2 Worksop Volume 7b Page 146.

William Wright1

#7811, b. 1818, d. 19 March 1890
Last Edited=13 Oct 2012
     William Wright married Frances Sophia Roman. He was born in 1818 in England.1,2 He was the son of William Wright and Rosa Stratford. William died on 19 March 1890 in Mrs Page's House, Donkin Street, Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa.1,2,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S2867] Emails between Richard Greathead and Jan Cooper from 9 June 2003.
  3. [S205] Emails between Brian Benningfield and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2009 (KAB MOOC 6/9/279 ref 681 .. Cape Town Archives).

Frances Sophia Roman1,2,3

#7812, d. 1877
Last Edited=16 May 2009
     Frances Sophia Roman married William Wright, son of William Wright and Rosa Stratford. Frances died in 1877.1,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S2867] Emails between Richard Greathead and Jan Cooper from 9 June 2003.
  3. [S205] Emails between Brian Benningfield and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2009 (KAB MOOC 6/9/279 ref 681 .. Cape Town Archives).

Charlotte Wright1

#7813, b. 1826, d. 1 October 1892
Last Edited=13 Oct 2012
     Charlotte Wright was born in 1826 in South Africa.2 She was the daughter of William Wright and Rosa Stratford. She married John Edwin Wood, son of George Wood and Susan Garbett, they had no children.2 Charlotte died on 1 October 1892 in South Africa.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S29034] E-mails between Errol Richards and Jan Cooper from 12 October 2012.

John Edwin Wood1

#7814, d. 18 July 1901
Last Edited=13 Oct 2012
     John Edwin Wood was the son of George Wood and Susan Garbett. He married Charlotte Wright, daughter of William Wright and Rosa Stratford, they had no children.2 He was a Member of the Legislative Assembly for Albany 1864 and 1887, 2nd Mayor of Grahamstown.1 John died on 18 July 1901 His death appeared in the London Gazette. His letters of administration with the will and a codicil annexed was granted by the Principal Registry of the Probate Division of His Majestv's High Court of Justice on the 15 day of August to Arthur John Bowen, the lawful attorney of Henry Richard Wood.1,3

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S29034] E-mails between Errol Richards and Jan Cooper from 12 October 2012.
  3. [S40000] Website www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/27865/pages/9119.

Emily Wright1

#7815, b. about 1830, d. 31 October 1894
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Emily Gadd née Wright late Wood
     Emily Wright was born about 1830.2 She was the daughter of William Wright and Rosa Stratford. She married William Wood, son of George Wood and Susan Garbett, This was Emily's first marriage.1 She married Joseph Gadd, son of Sampson Gadd and Elizabeth Lucy ..., This was Emilys second marriage.1 She died on 31 October 1894 in West Hill, Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa, Joseph and Emily were murdered by a servant of 3 days in their house at corner of Durban Street, Grahamstown.1,3,2

Children of Emily Wright and Joseph Gadd

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S29034] E-mails between Errol Richards and Jan Cooper from 12 October 2012.
  3. [S205] Emails between Brian Benningfield and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2009 KAB MOOC 6/9/334 ref: 2513 (Cape Town Archives).

William Wood1

#7816, b. 1832, d. 1856
Last Edited=7 Feb 2010
     William Wood was born in 1832 in Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa.1 He was the son of George Wood and Susan Garbett. He married Emily Wright, daughter of William Wright and Rosa Stratford, This was Emily's first marriage.1 William died in 1856 in Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.

Joseph Gadd1

#7817, b. about 1834, d. 4 November 1894
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Joseph Gadd
     Joseph Gadd was born about 1834.2 He was the son of Sampson Gadd and Elizabeth Lucy ...2 He married Emily Wood, daughter of William Wright and Rosa Stratford, This was Emilys second marriage.1 His wife Emily died on 31 October 1894 in West Hill, Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa, Joseph and Emily were murdered by a servant of 3 days in their house at corner of Durban Street, Grahamstown.1,3,4 He died on 4 November 1894 in West Hill, Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa, Joseph and Emily were murdered by a servant of 3 days in their house at corner of Durban Street, Grahamstown. Joseph did not leave a will or property. His estate was valued at less than 40,000. His son Harold was the Executor.1,3

Children of Joseph Gadd and Emily Wright

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S205] Emails between Brian Benningfield and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2009.
  3. [S205] Emails between Brian Benningfield and Jan Cooper from 15 May 2009 KAB MOOC 6/9/334 ref: 2513 (Cape Town Archives).
  4. [S29034] E-mails between Errol Richards and Jan Cooper from 12 October 2012.
  5. [S288] E-mails between Jan van der Wal and Jan Cooper from 14 January 2010.

Benjamin Wright1

#7818, b. 9 December 1769, d. 9 September 1801
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Benjamin Wright was born on 9 December 1769 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1,2 He was the son of John Wright and Abigail Smithson. He was a grocer and chandler.1 Mr Bolton, a well to do old widower fearing he was about to die, married his 15 year old daughter Julia to a man in whom he had confidence, William/Benjamin Wright of Dublin, a Quaker Benjamin Wright married Julia Bolton, daughter of William Bolton and Mary Lyndon, in 1792 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1,2 Benjamin died on 9 September 1801 aged 31 It is believed William Benjamin died while visiting one of his brothers in America.1

Children of Benjamin Wright and Julia Bolton

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S2867] Emails between Richard Greathead and Jan Cooper from 9 June 2003.

Julia Bolton1

#7819, b. 1779, d. 1 December 1837
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Julia Bolton was born in 1779 in Ireland.1,2 She was the daughter of William Bolton and Mary Lyndon. Mr Bolton, a well to do old widower fearing he was about to die, married his 15 year old daughter Julia to a man in whom he had confidence, William/Benjamin Wright of Dublin, a Quaker Julia Bolton married Benjamin Wright, son of John Wright and Abigail Smithson, in 1792 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland.1,2 Her husband Benjamin died on 9 September 1801 aged 31 It is believed William Benjamin died while visiting one of his brothers in America.1 She married Edward Turvey This was Julia's second marriage. Edward was a linen draper and made a trust upon their marriage to look after Julia's children by her first marriage being, William, Benjamin, Abigail and John and any children that they may have together.1 Edward and Julia went on to have six children born between 1806 and 1814. John, Mary who married George Nelson and had two children. After he died she married David Arnot and had further five children. Eliza who married Thomas Bradfield and had five children. Edward who married Sophia Daniel and had nine children. Louisa who married Edmund Bradfield and had three children and George.1 In 1819 Edward and Julia, living in London at 23 Southampton Street, Strand decide to emigrate to the Cape.1 Julia died on 1 December 1837 in Grahamstown, Cape Town, South Africa.1

Children of Julia Bolton and Benjamin Wright

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S2867] Emails between Richard Greathead and Jan Cooper from 9 June 2003.

George Charles Augustus Pull1

#7820, b. 1884, d. 1884
Last Edited=13 Jul 2012
     George Charles Augustus Pull was born in 1884 in Aylsham, Norfolk, England.1,2 He was the son of John Thomas Pull and Mary Ann Cory.1 He was baptised on 24 April 1884 in Aylsham, Norfolk, England.1 George died in 1884 in Aylsham, Norfolk, England, aged 4 days.1,3 George was buried on 30 April 1884 in Aylsham, Norfolk, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S37] E-mails between Richard Huggett and Jan Cooper from 10 July 2012.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q2 Aylsham Volume 4b Page 89.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q2 Aylsham Volume 4b Page 51 age 0.

Robert White1

#7821, b. 1819, d. 1894
Last Edited=1 Apr 2008
     Robert White was born in 1819 in Shoreditch, London, England.2 Robert went to South Africa in 1838 to join his uncle Robert Godlonton in Grahamstown.2 Robert was the Editor of the Grahamstown Journal.2 He married Abigail Wright, daughter of Benjamin Wright and Ellen Bradfield, about 1846.2,1 Robert made his fortune, he and Abigail brought the family back to the UK in 1883.2 His wife Abigail died on 1890 in Manor House Aylum, Chiswick, London, England, which was a private lunatic asylum.2,3 Robert was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 26 Marine Parade, Brighton, Sussex, England, Robert was living on his own means a retired man. His daughters Abigail and Jessie and grandaughter Jessie M aged 10 were living with him. He was described as married so he did not tell the enumerator his wife had died!4 Robert died in 1894 in Brighton, Sussex, England.2,5

Children of Robert White and Abigail Wright

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.
  2. [S219] Emails between Trevor Spindler and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2008.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q2 Uxbridge Volume 3a Page 21 age 66.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 803 Folio 71 Pages 3 and 4.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q4 Brighton Volume 2b page 121.

Harriet Bunn

#7822, b. 1854, d. 1854
Last Edited=11 Mar 2008
     Harriet died in 1854 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.1 She was born in 1854 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England.2 She was the daughter of William Christmas Bunn and Sarah Fuller.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1854/Q4 Yarmouth Volume 4b Page 5.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1854/Q1 Yarmouth Volume 4b Page 1.

George Wood1

#7824
Last Edited=5 Oct 2004
     George Wood married Susan Garbett.

Children of George Wood and Susan Garbett

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.

Susan Garbett1

#7825
Last Edited=5 Oct 2004
     Susan Garbett married George Wood.

Children of Susan Garbett and George Wood

Sources of Information

  1. [S1718] Emails between Dr David Greathead and Jan Cooper 2 October 1997 together with much information from David's wonderful book "A Passage to the Cape of Good Hope" David has since very sadly died.