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Doris Elizabeth Greathead1

#8378, b. 6 February 1896
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 25 - Thomas Greathead
     Doris Elizabeth Greathead was born on 6 February 1896 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Frederick Thomas Greathead and Jessie Tarplee. She was baptised on 29 March 1896 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England, her father was a carpenter.5,4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Mill Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Frederick Thomas Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Mill Lane, Solihull, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Frederick Thomas Greathead Doris was a milliners assistant.7 She married Harold Taylor in 1918 in Bedford, Bedfordshire, England.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q1 Solihull Volume 6d Page 570.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906.
  5. [S1789] Letters between Joyce Mirfin née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 March 1996.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2921 folio 30 Page 51.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 18639 RG78 Piece 1115 Registration district 392 sub district 1 enumeration district 1 schedule number 200.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q2 Bedford Volume 3b Page 666.

John Harper1

#8379, b. 12 January 1872
Last Edited=13 Jan 2017
     John Harper was born on 12 January 1872 in Barnsley, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Christopher Harper and Esther Naylor. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 19 Taylors Row, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Christopher Harper John was a drapers assistant.3
In the census of 2 April 1911 in 42 Parker Street, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the brother in law of Charles Christopher Greathead John was a drapers cashier.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register she was listed as living at 26 Parker Street, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, John was a poster accountant general secretary and manager living with his sister in law Hilda Storer.

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4312 folio 193 page 11.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 25753 RG78 Piece 1578 Registration district 507 sub district 2 enumeration district 14 schedule number 172.

Gladys M Arnold

#8380, b. 21 May 1917, d. March 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Gladys M Arnold was born on 21 May 1917.1 She was the daughter of Douglas Arnold.2 She married William J Greathead, son of George Greathead and Margaret Griffiths, in 1938 in St Michael and All Angels, Bussage, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Gladys M Arnold was listed as living at Hawkley Cottage, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, with her father and husband.2 Her husband William died on 1978 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.5 Gladys died in March 1995 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, aged 77.6

Children of Gladys M Arnold and William J Greathead

  • June C Greathead
  • Muriel G Greathead
  • Kathleen M Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/5125A/011.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Stroud Volume 6a Page 1419.
  4. [S40000] Website http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd - 1938 Register 16/1 Entry 221.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1978/Q4 Stroud Volume 22 Page 2096.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 1995 Stroud Reg 46C District 4871 Entry 142 age 77.

Royston L N Hunt

#8384, d. 2013
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Royston L N Hunt married June C Greathead, daughter of William J Greathead and Gladys M Arnold, in 1966 in St Augustine, Eastcombe, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.1,2 Royston died in 2013.3

Child of Royston L N Hunt and June C Greathead

  • Maria Joy Hunt4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1966/Q4 Stroud Volume 7b Page 1281.
  2. [S40000] Website http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd - 1966 Register C14/1 Entry 9.
  3. [S3747] Emails between John Greathead and Jan Cooper from 30 June 2001.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Harry Greathead1

#8387, b. 29 July 1918, d. 1 August 1978
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
4th 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
     Harry Greathead was born on 29 July 1918 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.2,3 He was the son of Henry James Greathead and Grace Constance Ashman.1 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Harry Greathead was listed as living at 114 Londonderry Road, Stockton, Durham, England, with his parents.4 He married Kathleen Mary Gadd, daughter of Henry George Gadd and Florence Annie Hamber, in 1941 in Bridgewater, Somerset, England.5 Harry died on 1 August 1978 in 95 Gloucester Road, Bridgewater, Somerset, England, aged 60.6,7 Harry did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 26 September 1978 in Bristol. His effects were valued at £2,237.7

Child of Harry Greathead and Kathleen Mary Gadd

  • Susan M Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S8389] Emails between Susan Bongiovanni née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 27 September 2005.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 157?
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2817H/012/37.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q3 Bridgewater Volume 5c Page 987.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1978/Q3 Bristol Volume 22 Page 0637.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 78090477P.

Kathleen Mary Gadd

#8388, b. 28 December 1921, d. 2018
Last Edited=8 Nov 2019
     Kathleen Mary Gadd was born on 28 December 1921 in Bridgewater, Somerset, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry George Gadd and Florence Annie Hamber. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Kathleen Mary Gadd was listed as living at 1 Kingscliffe Terrace, Bridgewater, Somerset, England, with her parents Kathleen was a builders clerk.2 She married Harry Greathead, son of Henry James Greathead and Grace Constance Ashman, in 1941 in Bridgewater, Somerset, England.3 Kathleen died in 2018 in Somerset, England.4

Child of Kathleen Mary Gadd and Harry Greathead

  • Susan M Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q1 Bridgwater Volume 5c Page 472.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/7065E/014.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q3 Bridgewater Volume 5c Page 987.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2018/Q1 Somerset Volume 1a Page 722.

Arthur Greathead

#8391, b. 28 November 1908, d. 25 February 1980
Last Edited=25 Mar 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Arthur Greathead was born on 28 November 1908 in Merrington, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of George William Greathead and Thirza Maria Littley. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 125 Craddock Street, Spennymoor, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of George William Greathead.2 On 14 July 1927 Arthur signed up as an aircrafthand in the RAF. He had been working as an apprentice electrician. He was described as five foot eight inches tall, with a chest measurement of 32 inches. He hair was black, with brown eyes and a fresh complexion. He had three vacination marks on his left arm. His father was next of kin and lived in Stone Cottage, Spennymoor, Durham, England.3 He married Edna Joan Frogley in 1938 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England.4 Arthur died on 25 February 1980 in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 71.5,6 Arthur was buried in Millway Cemetery, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England, Arthur and Joan are buried under the same gravestone.6

Children of Arthur Greathead and Edna Joan Frogley

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1909/Q1 Auckland Volume 10a Page 194.
  2. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29731 RG78 Piece 1721 Registration District 547 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 29 Schedule Number 169.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - British Royal Air Force, Airmen's service records 1912-1939.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Ware Volume 3a Page 3791.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1980/Q1 Huntingdon Volume 9 Page 1062.
  6. [S40000] Website Billion Graves.

Edna Joan Frogley

#8392, b. 22 June 1913, d. 9 January 1998
Last Edited=25 Mar 2016
     Edna Joan Frogley was born on 22 June 1913 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England, Here mothers maiden name was Newman.1,2 She married Arthur Greathead, son of George William Greathead and Thirza Maria Littley, in 1938 in Ware, Hertfordshire, England.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Edna was listed as living at House of Dreams Hollywell, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England.2 Her husband Arthur died on 25 February 1980 in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 71.4,5 Edna died on 9 January 1998 in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 84.6,5 Edna was buried in Millway Cemetery, St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England, Arthur and Joan are buried under the same gravestone.5

Children of Edna Joan Frogley and Arthur Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q3 Ware Volume 3a page 1466.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/6359d/015.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Ware Volume 3a Page 3791.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1980/Q1 Huntingdon Volume 9 Page 1062.
  5. [S40000] Website Billion Graves.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - Huntingdon January 1998 3331-G2A-118-198.

Christopher Arthur Lawrence Greathead

#8394, b. 15 January 1943, d. 6 October 2000
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Christopher Arthur Lawrence Greathead was born on 15 January 1943 in St Ives, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He was the son of Arthur Greathead and Edna Joan Frogley. Christopher died on 6 October 2000 in 32 Sandown Terrace, Sandown Lane, Wavertree Village, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, aged 57 but his death was not registered until August 2001.2,3 Christopher did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 27 November 2000 in Winchester to Rosalyn Mary Grant of Michaelmas Cottage, Winterborne, Houghton, Blandford, Dorset DT11 0BE.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1943/Q1 St Ives Volume 3b Page 481.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - Knowsley August 2001 0231a-a41-162-801.
  3. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

William Henry Greathead

#8396, b. 29 August 1902, d. February 1990
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     William Henry Greathead was born on 29 August 1902 in 10 Hillfield Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of John Greathead and Isabella Freeman. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 10 Hillfield Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead.3 He married Elizabeth Gibbon in 1934 in Sunderland, Durham, England.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register William was listed as living at 22 Beach Street, Sunderland, Durham, England, with his wife Elizabeth. And two of their children Kathleen and Ronald. William was a Rivetters labourer.5 His wife Elizabeth died on May 1984 in Sunderland, Durham, England, aged 71.6 William died in February 1990 in Sunderland, Durham, England, aged 87.7

Children of William Henry Greathead and Elizabeth Gibbon

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1902/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 615.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2722a/022.
  3. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30170 RG78 Piece 1740 Registration district 555 sub district 1 enumeration district 27 schedule number 364.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1588.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2722A/022/25.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - May 1984 Sunderland Volume 2 Page 1713 Reg 584.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - Sunderland February 1990 2-1649-290.

Elizabeth Gibbon

#8397, b. 27 March 1913, d. May 1984
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
     Elizabeth Gibbon was born on 27 March 1913.1 She married William Henry Greathead, son of John Greathead and Isabella Freeman, in 1934 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elizabeth was listed as living at 22 Beach Street, Sunderland, Durham, England, with her husband William. And two of their children Kathleen and Ronald. William was a Rivetters labourer.3 Elizabeth died in May 1984 in Sunderland, Durham, England, aged 71.4

Children of Elizabeth Gibbon and William Henry Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2722a/022.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1588.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2722A/022/25.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - May 1984 Sunderland Volume 2 Page 1713 Reg 584.

Kathleen Greathead

#8398, b. 1935
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Kathleen Greathead was born in 1935 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Greathead and Elizabeth Gibbon. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Kathleen Greathead was listed as living at 22 Beach Street, Sunderland, Durham, England, with her parents.2 She married Charlie Ramsden in 1954 in Sunderland, Durham, England.3 Her husband Charlie died on 8 July 2009 in St Benedict's Hospice, Sunderland, Durham, England, after a long illness. Charlie and Kathleen had three children Robert, Colin and Richard. Their spiuses were Janet, Sharon and Suzanne and their children were Robert, Claire and Lee Colin, Adam, Lauren and Ryan.4

Children of Kathleen Greathead and Charlie Ramsden

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 857.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2722A/022/25.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1954/Q1 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 2694.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers Sunderland Echo on 10 July 2009.
  5. [S40000] Website www.thisisanannouncement.co.uk - Sunderland Echo 10 July 2009.

Margaret Greathead

#8399, b. 1950
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Margaret Greathead was born in 1950 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Greathead and Elizabeth Gibbon. She married John Alfred Cotton in 1973 in Richmond on Thames, Surrey, England.2 Her husband John died on 14 March 2005 in Church Crookham, Hampshire, England, aged 58.3

Children of Margaret Greathead and John Alfred Cotton

  • Mark Antony Cotton
  • Neill John Cotton
  • Ellie Elizabeth R Cotton
  • Clare Anne Cotton

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1950/Q4 Sunderland Volume 1a Page 1414.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1973/Q2 Richmond on Thames Volume 5d Page 1586.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - Mar 2005 West Surrey District 7611D Reg D19J Entry 258.

Ronald Greathead

#8400, b. 14 March 1938, d. December 2005
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Ronald Greathead was born on 14 March 1938 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Henry Greathead and Elizabeth Gibbon. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ronald Greathead was listed as living at 22 Beach Street, Sunderland, Durham, England, with his parents.3 He married Beatrice Fearn on 17 February 1968 in Durham, England.4,5 Ronald died in December 2005 in Sunderland, Durham, England, aged 67.6

Children of Ronald Greathead and Beatrice Fearn

  • Andrew Greathead
  • Julie Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 870.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past RG101/2722A/022/25.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1968/Q1 Durham N E Volume 1a Page 1209.
  5. [S40000] Website http://www.southtyneside.info/communitysupport/register/…
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - December 2005 Sunderland Dist no 6581D Reg no D74E Ent 144 Dor 1205.