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Thomas Greathead

#8426, b. 12 June 1865, d. 11 March 1938
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Thomas Greathead was born on 12 June 1865 in Brompton on Swale, Yorkshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Anthoney Greathead and Margaret Pinkney. In the census of 2 April 1871 in Romanby, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Anthoney Greathead Thomas was a scholar.3 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Otterington House, North Otterington, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the head servant and groom.4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 19 York Place, Scarborough, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the lodger of an unknown person.5 He married Alice Calvert in 1893 in Ripon, Yorkshire, England.6 He witnessed the marriage of Sarah Greathead and John Brechan Thompson Routledge on 13 April 1898 in All Saints, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.7,8,9 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in Sutton Village, Sutton on Forrest, Yorkshire, England, Thomas was a domestic butler.10 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Studley Cottage, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, Thomas was a domestic butler living with his wife and daughters in their five roomed home.11 In May 1919 Thomas was living at Bishop Burton, Beverley, East Yorkshire.12 He died on 11 March 1938 in Ivy Dene Nursing Home, Acomb, Yorkshire, England, aged 72 His usual address was Front Street, Strensall, Yorkshire.13,14 The will of Thomas was proved on 23 May 1938 to Ada Jane Hall, his sister the wife of Fred Hall and Miss Edith Beam in York. I am unsure who this lady was and whether she was a relative or had some connection with the nursing home where Thomas died. His effects were valued at £286 5s 7d.14

Children of Thomas Greathead and Alice Calvert

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1865/Q2 Richmond Yks Volume 9d Page 544.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4864 Folio 86 Page 4.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4870 folio 96 page 6 FHL film 1342172.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3966 Page 14.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q3 Ripon Volume 9a Page 107.
  7. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1898/Q2 Northallerton Volume 9d Page 1165.
  8. [S40000] Website www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk - C46NO/3/31.
  9. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire Banns.
  10. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4543 folio 50 page 11.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 34468 RG78 Piece 1993 Registration district 631 sub district 1 enumeration district 1 schedule number 167.
  12. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO363 WW1 Service records - brother Joseph.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q1 Gt Ouseburn Volume 9a Page 108.
  14. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Eva Greathead1

#8427, b. 20 August 1897, d. 1918
Last Edited=24 Oct 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Eva Greathead was born on 20 August 1897 in Broughbridge, Yorkshire, England.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Alice Calvert. She was baptised on 31 October 1897 in Aldborough, Yorkshire, England, her father was a butler and the family were living in Aldborough Manor.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Sutton Village, Sutton on Forrest, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Greathead.6 In 1905 Eva and Margaret were admitted to Beaumaris National School in Anglesey. They had preciously attended Penmon School. Their address was given as Studley Cottage, Little Lane, Beaumaris.3 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Studley Cottage, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Greathead Eva was at school.7 Eva died in 1918 in Beverley, Yorkshire, England.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1897/Q4 Gt Ouseburn Volume 9a Page 87.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - National School Admission Registers & Log-books.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire Baptisms Transcription.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4543 folio 50 page 11.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 34468 RG78 Piece 1993 Registration district 631 sub district 1 enumeration district 1 schedule number 167.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q4 Beverley Volume 9d Page 245.

Margaret Greathead1

#8428, b. 10 June 1894, d. 27 July 1919
Last Edited=24 Oct 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Margaret Greathead was born on 10 June 1894 in Broughbridge, Yorkshire, England.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Thomas Greathead and Alice Calvert. In the census of 31 March 1901 in Sutton Village, Sutton on Forrest, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Greathead.5 In 1905 Eva and Margaret were admitted to Beaumaris National School in Anglesey. They had preciously attended Penmon School. Their address was given as Studley Cottage, Little Lane, Beaumaris.3 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Studley Cottage, Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Greathead Margaret was an apprentice dressmaker.6 Margaret died on 27 July 1919 in Sanatorium, Llangefni, Anglesey, Wales, aged 25 her parents had moved five years previously to Thorp Hall, Bridlington, Yorkshire. Margaret was in the employ of Mr Burton at Fryars and had been taken ill in March.7,8

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q3 Gt Ouseburn Volume 9a Page 84.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - National School Admission Registers & Log-books.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4543 folio 50 page 11.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 34468 RG78 Piece 1993 Registration district 631 sub district 1 enumeration district 1 schedule number 167.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q3 Anglesey Volume 11b Page 537 age 25.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers North Wales Chronicle and Advertiser for the Principality - 1 August 1919 - website cymru1914.org.

Thomas Greathead

#8429, b. 2 November 1870, d. 1940
Last Edited=15 Dec 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born on 2 November 1870 in Teesdale, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Margaret Bainbridge. In the census of 2 April 1871 in Wycliffe, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Greathead.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Cottage, Offerton, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Francis Campbell Thomas was a scholar.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Boldon, South Shields, Durham, England, he was listed as the step son of Francis Campbell Thomas was a builders cartman.4 He married Elizabeth Cardwell, daughter of Richardson Cardwell and Elizabeth Scorer, on 22 February 1902 in Boldon, South Shields, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by John Wanless and Margaret Campbell (Thomas step sister), who I believe was Thomas's mother, after the reading of banns. Thomas was a farm labourer as was his father who died in 1877.5,6 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in Landing, West Boldon, South Shields, Durham, England, Thomas and his wife lived wth their children in their one roomed home. Thomas was a farm labourer.7 His wife Elizabeth died on 16 April 1939 in 135 The Lawns, Seaham, Durham, England, from Coronary thrombosis. Her son Thomas registered her death. He lived at 2 Dene Cottages, Seaham.8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register he was listed as living at 9 South henry Street, Easington, Durham, England, with his son in law Henry Thomas was a retired farm labourer.9 Thomas died in 1940 in Sunderland, Durham, England.10

Children of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Cardwell

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1870/Q4 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 275.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4944 Folio 78 Page 9.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4974 Folo 25 Page 3.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4738 Folio 7 page 6.
  5. [S40000] Website http://www.southtyneside.info/communitysupport/register/…
  6. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - parish record collection, marriages.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30338 RG78 Piece 1745B Registration district 556 sub district 1 enumeration district 79 schedule number 201.
  8. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1939/Q2 Durham E Volume 10a Page 437.
  9. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2851F/007.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1940/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1256.
  11. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  12. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q2 Easington Volme 10a Page 779.

Thomas Greathead1

#8430, b. about 1831, d. 12 February 1877
Last Edited=15 Dec 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born about 1831 in Whorlton, Durham, England.2 He was the son of John Greathead and Mary Johnson. He was baptised on 15 July 1832 in Whorlton, Durham, England.3 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Whorlton, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead.4 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Etherly House, Worlton, Durham, England, he was listed as the servant working on the farm for James Stanwix a farmer with 160 acres.5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Cottage, Whorlton, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead Thomas was a farm labourer and lived with his brother and parents.6 He married Margaret Bainbridge on 7 June 1862 in Register Office, Barnard Castle, Durham, England.7,8 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Wycliffe, Yorkshire, England, Thomas was an agricultural labourer.9 Thomas died on 12 February 1877 at sea.10,11 Thomas was buried on 7 April 1877 in Silksworth Moor Farm, Durham, England.11

Children of Thomas Greathead and Margaret Bainbridge

Sources of Information

  1. [S45002] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of son.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - baptisms NDFHS.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 305/17 Folio 7 Page 8.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2387 Folio 285 Page 2.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3720 Folio 99 Page 9.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1862/Q2 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 291.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Teesdale Mercury 11 June 1862 - FMP.
  9. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4944 Folio 78 Page 9.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1877/Q2 Houghton Volume 10a Page 255.
  11. [S40045] Newspapers Wed 04 Apr 1877, Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, Tyne and Wear, England - BL website.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1863/Q2 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 227.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1866/Q1 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 251 - GRO index states forename as Greathead.

Margaret Bainbridge1

#8431, b. about 1841, d. 1901
Last Edited=15 Dec 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Margaret Bainbridge was born about 1841 in Stainton, Yorkshire, England.2 She married Thomas Greathead, son of John Greathead and Mary Johnson, on 7 June 1862 in Register Office, Barnard Castle, Durham, England.3,4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Wycliffe, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.5 Her husband Thomas died on 12 February 1877 at sea.6,7 She married Francis Campbell in 1878 in Sunderland, Durham, England, Margaret is indexed only under the name of Bainbridge.2,8 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Cottage, Offerton, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Francis Campbell.9 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 49 Carley Road, Sunderland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Francis Campbell.10 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Boldon, South Shields, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Francis Campbell Francis was a hind on the farm.11 Margaret died in 1901 in South Shields, Durham, England.12

Children of Margaret Bainbridge and Thomas Greathead

Child of Margaret Bainbridge and Francis Campbell

Sources of Information

  1. [S45002] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of son.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1862/Q2 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 291.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers Teesdale Mercury 11 June 1862 - FMP.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4944 Folio 78 Page 9.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1877/Q2 Houghton Volume 10a Page 255.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers Wed 04 Apr 1877, Sunderland Daily Echo and Shipping Gazette, Tyne and Wear, England - BL website.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1878/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 575.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4974 Folo 25 Page 3.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4146 Folio 86 Page 41.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4738 Folio 7 page 6.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q3 South Shields Volume 10a Page 571 age 61.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1863/Q2 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 227.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1866/Q1 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 251 - GRO index states forename as Greathead.

Ellen Mary McGladrigan1,2

#8432, b. about 1875, d. 11 November 1953
Last Edited=15 Mar 2019
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
Ellen Mary Greathead née McGladrigan
     Ellen Mary McGladrigan was born about 1875 in Queensland, Australia.3 She was the daughter of Hugh McGladrigan and Mary McGivern.4 She married George Greathead, son of George Greathead and Anne O'Hagan, on 11 April 1904 in Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia.5,2,6,7 George and Ellen lived in Fiji when little Eileen was born. He was the manager of a sugar mill.2 George and Ellen appeared on the 1936 Austrailian electoral rolls as living at Bauple Mill, Tiaro, Wide Bay, Queensland. He was listed as a mill manager and Ellen as home duties.8 She died on 11 November 1953 in 3 Walla Street, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, She died from bronchitis, Hemiplegia and Hypertension. Her husband registered her death.9 Ellen was buried on 12 November 1953 in Bundaberg Catholic Cemetery, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia, on Block 8 Row 4 No 407. The stone says "In loving memory of Ellen Mary Greathead died 11 November 1953 aged 77 years 11 months". Her husband George was buried in the same plot later in 1958.3,10

Children of Ellen Mary McGladrigan and George Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S10203] Emails between Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  2. [S13312] Emails between Marie Smith née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2005.
  3. [S47003] Holds copy of Australian death certificate Kindly supplied by Marie Smith.
  4. [S47001] General Register Office, Information taken from Death certificate of daughter.
  5. [S48] E-mails between Mary Round née Carroll and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  6. [S40000] Website http://www.justice.qld.gov.au/bdm/IndexSearch.htm - Registration number 1904/C000093.
  7. [S198] E-mails between Judy Dickson and Jan Cooper from 5 October 2007 Queensland BMD 1904/000093.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Australian electoral rolls.
  9. [S47003] Holds copy of Australian death certificate Kindly supplied by Maria Smith.
  10. [S274] E-mails between Scott Stedman and Jan Cooper from 02 August 2009.

James Tomkins1

#8433, b. about 1876
Last Edited=1 Oct 2016
     James Tomkins was born about 1876 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2 He married Elizabeth Burns, daughter of George Burns and Elizabeth ..., in 1896 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 161 Prescott Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son in law of George Burns James was an iron striker.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2848 folio 102 page 18.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 27.

Jemima Jackson

#8434, b. about 1843, d. 1870
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Jemima Jackson was born about 1843. She was the daughter of John Jackson. She married Edward Greathead, son of William Greathead and Margaret Hanley, on 2 January 1866 in Wingate, Easington, Durham, England, Jemima was Edward's first wife.1 She was a servant. Jemima died in 1870 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.2

Children of Jemima Jackson and Edward Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1866/Q1 Easington Volume 10a Page 427.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q2 Stockton Volume 10a Page 72.

John Jackson1

#8435
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Jackson was a pitman.

Child of John Jackson

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.

Edward Greathead

#8436, b. about 1822
Last Edited=15 Oct 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 4 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 1 time removed of George Greathead
4th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Edward Greathead was born about 1822 in Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of John Greathead and Jane Fishburn. He was baptised on 17 November 1822 in Spennithorne, Yorkshire, England.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Plenton Road, Coxhoe, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead Edward was a blacksmith.2,3 He married Elizabeth Aylesbury, daughter of William Aylesbury, on 17 March 1845 in Parish Church of Hettace, Kelloe, Easington, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by James Geacham and Cuthbert Allison. Edward gave his occupation as a smith.4,5,6 He and Elizabeth Greathead were found on a passenger list on 8 April 1849 on Numa a ship that sailed from Hartlepool arriving in New York on 8 May 1849. Edward was listed as a pitman.7 Edward was listed as head of household in the census of 1 June 1850 in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA, Edward was a boilersmith.8

Children of Edward Greathead and Elizabeth Aylesbury

Sources of Information

  1. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire baptisms.
  2. [S40024] Www.durhamrecordsonline.com/search.php.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 313/10 Folio 29 Page 9.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845/Q1 Easington Volume 24 Page 99.
  5. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD FHL Film 1514618.
  6. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers, 1693-1905 Church of England. Parish Church of Kelloe (Durhamshire) Film 1514618.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Irish Immigrants: New York Port Arrival Records 1846-1851 Record.
  8. [S41850] US Census 1850 - 1 June 1850 M432 Roll 827 Page 401 Image 736 - Pottsville South Ward, Schuylkill, PA.

George Harris

#8437, b. October 1775, d. 30 January 1776
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Edward Greathed
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
     George Harris was born in October 1775.1 He was the son of John Harris and Mary Greathead. George died on 30 January 1776.1 George is mentioned in the will of his Uncle Edward Greathed.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S316] Emails between Alan Miller and Jan Cooper from 4 December 2010.
  2. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.

Elizabeth Aylesbury

#8438, b. about 1826
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Aylesbury was born about 1826.1 She was the daughter of William Aylesbury. She married Edward Greathead, son of John Greathead and Jane Fishburn, on 17 March 1845 in Parish Church of Hettace, Kelloe, Easington, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by James Geacham and Cuthbert Allison. Edward gave his occupation as a smith.2,3,4 She and Edward Greathead were found on a passenger list on 8 April 1849 on Numa a ship that sailed from Hartlepool arriving in New York on 8 May 1849. Edward was listed as a pitman.5 In the census of 1 June 1850 in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, USA, she was listed as the wife of Edward Greathead.6

Children of Elizabeth Aylesbury and Edward Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845/Q1 Easington Volume 24 Page 99.
  3. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD FHL Film 1514618.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers, 1693-1905 Church of England. Parish Church of Kelloe (Durhamshire) Film 1514618.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Irish Immigrants: New York Port Arrival Records 1846-1851 Record.
  6. [S41850] US Census 1850 - 1 June 1850 M432 Roll 827 Page 401 Image 736 - Pottsville South Ward, Schuylkill, PA.

William Aylesbury1

#8439
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William Aylesbury was a swineyard pigman in 1845.

Child of William Aylesbury

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.

Eileen Atma Greathead1,2

#8440, b. 11 February 1905, d. 10 January 2008
Last Edited=10 May 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
Eileen Alma Greathead later Baker
     Eileen Atma Greathead was born on 11 February 1905 in Suva, Fiji, where her father was the manager of a sugar mill, but she spent most of her life in Maryborough, Queensland, Australia.2,3 She was the daughter of George Greathead and Ellen Mary McGladrigan.1 George and Ellen lived in Fiji when little Eileen was born. He was the manager of a sugar mill.2 She married Reginald Herbert Baker, son of Herbert John Baker and Agnes Ruth Wilson, on 21 April 1934 in St Marys, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, Reginald was a storekeeper. The ceremony was witnessed by Raymond Frederick Baker and Veronica Adelaide Baker.2,4 Her husband Reginald died on 1993 in Australia.2,5 Eileen was living in a Nursing home in Tin Can Bay, Australia in 2004.1,5 She was a Sugar Chemist working at both the family mills. She drove between Nambour and Bauple repairing puntures along the way. When she married Reginald the couple movbed to Bauple. They worked in the bakery business and she later became the postmistress of Fairfield Post Office where she worked for sixteen years. Eileen spent her later years in the Nursing Home in the Masonic Care Cooloola Hostel, Tin Can Bay, Queensland where she celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by her friends.2,1 Eileen died on 10 January 2008 in Australia aged 102.5

Children of Eileen Atma Greathead and Reginald Herbert Baker

  • Margaret Baker
  • John Reginald Baker2

Sources of Information

  1. [S10203] Emails between Germaine Greathead and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  2. [S13312] Emails between Marie Smith née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2005.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate.
  4. [S46003] Copy of Australian marriage certificate.
  5. [S31466] E-mails between Corey Baker and Jan Cooper from 10 May 2016.

William Owens1

#8441
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Trimdon Colliery, Sedgefield, Durham, England, William was a labourer.

Child of William Owens

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.

Thomas Herbert Harris

#8444, b. 1781
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Edward Greathed
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
     Thomas Herbert Harris was born in 1781.1 He was the son of John Harris and Mary Greathead. Thomas was an Hon Captian in the East India Company's Naval Service.1 Thomas is mentioned in the will of his Uncle Edward Greathed.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S316] Emails between Alan Miller and Jan Cooper from 4 December 2010.
  2. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.

Martha Highfield

#8446, b. about 1867, d. 13 April 1931
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 22 - Thomas Greathead
Martha Greathead née Highfield
     Martha Highfield was born about 1867 in Cresswell, Derbyshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Highfield. She married William Greathead, son of William Greathead and Mary Ann Metheringham, on 25 February 1890 in St Peter, Elmton with Cresswell, Derbyshire, England, The marriage was witnessed by William Mallender and Alice Highfield.2,3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 70 Abbey Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 she was listed as the wife of William Greathead.1 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 16 Abbey Street, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead Martha was assisting her husband in his business.5 Her husband William died on 6 April 1931 in Railway Inn, Retford, Nottinghamshire, England.6,7 Martha died on 13 April 1931 in Railway Inn, Retford, Nottinghamshire, England, Martha died six days after her husband William.6,7,8 Martha did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 6 June 1931 in London to her sons William Thomas Highfield Greathead a publican and George Lewis Greathead a tuner. Her effects were valued at £1407 7s 8d, and resworn at £1331 8s 10d.7

Children of Martha Highfield and William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3124 Folio 72 Page 8.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q1 Worksop Volume 7b Page 43.
  3. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - parish record collection, marriages - RO reference PC27/01/158.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2643 Folio 85 Page 6.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 20231 RG78 Piece 1211 registration district 427 sub district 1 enumeration district 10 schedule number 35.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q2 E Retford Volume 7b Page 11.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S40000] Website My Heritage - Philippe Michaux.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q2 Worksop Volume 7b Page 32.
  10. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

George Highfield1

#8447
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     George Highfield was a labourer in 1890.

Child of George Highfield

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.

Stephen Swinford1

#8448
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Stephen Swinford married Mary Hedger.

Child of Stephen Swinford and Mary Hedger

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.

Mary Hedger1

#8449
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Hedger married Stephen Swinford.

Child of Mary Hedger and Stephen Swinford

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.

George Wyrley-Birch1

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Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     George Wyrley-Birch married Kathleen Meredith.

Child of George Wyrley-Birch and Kathleen Meredith

  • Diana Catherine Wyrley-Birch

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.