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Nellie Jessica Rust

#8601, b. 21 March 1913, d. September 1986
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Nellie Jessica Rust was born on 21 March 1913 in Bromsgrove, Warwickshire, England, Nellie's mothers maiden name was Young.1,2,3 She married Ernest George Greathead, son of Ernest Isaac Richard Greathead and Ada Carter, in 1936 in Bromsgrove, Warwickshire, England.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Nellie was listed as living at 19 Woodbine Croft, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with her husband Ernest. Ernest was a white metal caster of tin and lead ingots, his wife was a wire winding machinist.3 Her husband Ernest died on 28 October 1967 in 19 Woodbine Croft, Sheldon, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 59.5,6 She married Ernest Weston in 1973 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.7 Nellie died in September 1986 in Stratton, Cornwall, England, aged 73.8

Children of Nellie Jessica Rust and Ernest George Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q2 Bromsgrove Volume 6c Page 421.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5573A/010.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q4 Bromsgrove Volume 6c Page 668.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q4 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 221.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1973/Q1 Solihull Volume 9c Page 2077.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - September 1986 Stratton Volume 21 Page 505 age 73.

Derek George Greathead1

#8604, b. 11 December 1940, d. 14 June 2008
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Derek George Greathead was born on 11 December 1940 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Ernest George Greathead and Nellie Jessica Rust. He married Anne Elizabeth Warner, daughter of Eric W Warner and Kathleen M Bennett, in 1961 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.4 His wife Anne died on 10 June 1997 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 59.5,6 Derek died on 14 June 2008 in Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, aged 67 Derek's death was announced in the Birmingham Mail on 20 June 2008.7,8

Children of Derek George Greathead and Anne Elizabeth Warner

  • Steven J Greathead
  • Wendy C Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4242] Letters between Bob and Sheila Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1940/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 981.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1961/Q3 Solihull Volume 9c Page 2773.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Birmingham June 1997 0611B-B8B-174-697.
  6. [S4980] E-mails between Anna Greathead and Jan Cooper from 24 October 2009 Facebook.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers Birmingham Mail on 20 June 2008.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - June 2008 Shropshire District 7171B Reg 1B003 Ent 281 DOR 608.

Anne Elizabeth Warner

#8605, b. 25 July 1937, d. 10 June 1997
Last Edited=20 Apr 2016
     Anne Elizabeth Warner was born on 25 July 1937 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Eric W Warner and Kathleen M Bennett.2 She married Derek George Greathead, son of Ernest George Greathead and Nellie Jessica Rust, in 1961 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.3 Anne died on 10 June 1997 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 59.4,2 Anne was buried in Robin Hood Cemetery and Crematorium, Shirley, Warwickshire, England.2

Children of Anne Elizabeth Warner and Derek George Greathead

  • Steven J Greathead
  • Wendy C Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q3 Solihull Volume 6d Page 1330.
  2. [S4980] E-mails between Anna Greathead and Jan Cooper from 24 October 2009 Facebook.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1961/Q3 Solihull Volume 9c Page 2773.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - Birmingham June 1997 0611B-B8B-174-697.

Brian Haigney

#8606, b. 11 May 1940, d. August 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Brian Haigney was born on 11 May 1940 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Edward Haigney and Florence Mucklow. He married Marion S Greathead, daughter of Ernest George Greathead and Nellie Jessica Rust, in 1966 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 Brian died in August 1995 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 55.4

Children of Brian Haigney and Marion S Greathead

  • Carl Haigney5
  • Julie Anne Haigney5
  • Brian Haigney5

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1940/Q2 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 193.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1966/Q1 Birmingham Volume 4c Page 546.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - August 1995 Birmingham Reg R02B District 0611O Entry 47.
  5. [S20692] E-mails between Dr Diane Elizabeth Geiss née Haigney and Jan Cooper from 4 March 2008.

Priscilla Greathead

#8612, b. 1 August 1913, d. 22 July 2007
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
Priscilla Bloor née Greathead
     Priscilla Greathead was born on 1 August 1913 in 3 Back of 54 Paddington Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Silla as she was affectionately known was one of 17 children. Not all survived childhood.1,2 She was the daughter of Isaac Greathead and Priscilla Bradley. She married Leonard William Bloor on 17 June 1933 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Leonard was aged 24 years, a bachelor, Iron Moulder of 23 Rupert Street, Nechells, Birmingham. His father was William Bloor a Road Worker. Priscilla was aged 19 years a Spinster and a Grocers Shop Assistant of 5 Alfred Street, Aston, Birmingham.3,2 Her husband Leonard died on 1983 in Staffordshire, England, His favourite pastime was fishing. He died from Acute on chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Inhalation of fumes during working life in miscellaneous metal foundries.4,5 Edith and Ted often took Silla on holiday with them to their caravan in Shobdon.2 Priscilla's grandaughter Lynn and her son Ben visited her weekly and Lynn helped with her shopping and looked after the garden for Silla which was her pride and joy – she loved looking out onto her garden and feeding the birds, squirrels and peacocks whilst supervising from her window! Ben looked forward to his Saturday fish and chips with his Great Nan and took the opportunity to update her on his footballing skills. He was also keen to make sure that he gave his Great Nan tighter hugs than his cousin Tom which turned into somewhat of a competition between them with Ben sometimes almost strangling her in the process! Tom, Matthew and Natalie spent many happy hours at Kinver brushing Silla’s toy dogs.2 Priscilla died on 22 July 2007 in Prestwood Nursing Home, Prestwood, Staffordshire, England, aged 93 Priscilla had a genetic family mark on her face which was passed on to several of her children and grandchildren.6,7,8 Priscilla was buried on 1 August 2007 which would have been her 94th birthday.2

Children of Priscilla Greathead and Leonard William Bloor

  • Edith Bloor4
  • Leonard Bloor4
  • Janet Bloor+4 b. 23 Jan 1944, d. 17 Dec 1989
  • John Bloor4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 464.
  2. [S19282] Emails between Lynn Boleyn and Jan Cooper from 12 November 2007.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1933/Q2 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 884.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1983/Q3 Stafford Volume 30 Page 1155.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Photo section.
  7. [S19295] Emails between Corrinne Johnson née Whitefoot and Jan Cooper from 1 April 2008.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - July 2007 South Staffordshire District 7342 Reg 2001 Ent 91 DOR 707.

Robert George Ross

#8615, b. 1859, d. 1926
Last Edited=26 Feb 2019
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Robert George Ross was born in 1859 in Sunderland, Durham, England.1 He married Florence Greathead, daughter of Michael Yarker Greathead and Ann Elizabeth Campbell, in 1894 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2 Robert was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 28 St Marks Road, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, Robert was a insurance agent.3 Robert was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 28 St Marks Road, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, Robert was a Prudential Assurance Agent living with his wife and three children in their four roomed home.4 Robert died in 1926 in Sunderland, Durham, England.5

Children of Robert George Ross and Florence Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1859/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 424.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page -771.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4707 Folio 166 Page 41.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30160 RG78 Piece 1740 Registration District 555 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 17 Schedule Number 215.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1926/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 342 age 64.
  6. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Bertram Greathead

#8616, b. 18 November 1919, d. 9 August 2003
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Bertram Greathead was born on 18 November 1919 in Cleobury, Shropshire, England.1 He was the son of Herbert Greathead and Gertrude Hemmings. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Bertram Greathead was listed as living at 36 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England with his parents Bertram was a piecer cotton.2 He married Ethel Pugh in 1942 in St John, Bolton, Lancashire, England.3,4 His wife Ethel died on 1970 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.5 He married Marion Gledhill in May 1985 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.6 Bertram died on 9 August 2003 in Arundel Lodge, Station Road, Wesham, Preston, Lancashire, England, aged 83.7,8 The will of Bertram was proved on 17 February 2004 to his wife Marion in Liverpool.8

Children of Bertram Greathead and Ethel Pugh

  • Peter Greathead
  • Susan Mary Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q1 Cleobury Volume 6a Page 1063.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4284E/012/21.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1942/Q1 Bolton Volume 8c Page 708.
  4. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 62/6/222.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1970/Q3 Blackpool Volume 10b Page 1047.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - May 1985 Blackpool/F Volume 40 Page 302 Reg 505.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2003 Blackpool August District No 5811A Reg No A14D Ent No 080 Dor 803.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Ethel Pugh

#8617, b. 7 May 1923, d. 1970
Last Edited=12 Feb 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Ethel Pugh was born on 7 May 1923.1 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Ethel Pugh was listed as living at 56 Brookland Grove, Bolton, Lancashire, England with her widowed mother and sister. She worked as a watch house in the textile industry.1 She married Bertram Greathead, son of Herbert Greathead and Gertrude Hemmings, in 1942 in St John, Bolton, Lancashire, England.2,3 Ethel died in 1970 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.4

Children of Ethel Pugh and Bertram Greathead

  • Peter Greathead
  • Susan Mary Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4273G/019.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1942/Q1 Bolton Volume 8c Page 708.
  3. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 62/6/222.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1970/Q3 Blackpool Volume 10b Page 1047.

Gertrude Hemmings

#8621, b. 29 October 1894, d. 1982
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Gertrude Hemmings was born on 29 October 1894 in Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, England.1 She married Herbert Greathead, son of Richard Greathead and Mary Rostron, in 1919.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Gertrude was listed as living at 36 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England with her husband Herbert. And their children Bertram and Cyril. Herbert was a spindle and fly maker. Bertram was a piecer cotton.3 Her husband Herbert died on 1 December 1959 in 36 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, aged 66.4,5,6 Gertrude died in 1982 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.7

Children of Gertrude Hemmings and Herbert Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q4 Stoke on Trent Volume 6b Page 267.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q2 Cloebury Volume 6a Page 1613.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4284E/012/21.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1959/Q4 Bolton Volume 10b Page 612.
  5. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - Ref BN/20/104 age 66.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1982/Q1 Blackpool/SR Volume 40 Page 0883.

Cyril Greathead1

#8622, b. 1926, d. 10 January 2014
Last Edited=20 Jan 2019
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Cyril Greathead was born in 1926 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.2 He was the son of Herbert Greathead and Gertrude Hemmings. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Cyril Greathead was listed as living at 36 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England with his parents.3 He married Agnes Vickers in 1952 in Mornington Presbyterian Church, Somerset Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England.4,5 His wife Agnes died on 1992 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.6 In 2010 electoral lists Cyril was listed as living at Flat 9, Kenyon Rise, Bolton, Lancashire, England until 2013.7 Cyril died on 10 January 2014 in England.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1926/Q3 Bolton Volume 8c Page 605.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4284E/012/21.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q3 Bolton Volume 10b Page 1277.
  5. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 151/4/16.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - Blackpool/F December 1992 40-70-1292.
  7. [S40000] Website Find my past - Electoral lists.
  8. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.

Marie Greathead

#8623, b. 1935, d. 1937
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Marie Greathead was born in 1935 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of Herbert Greathead and Gertrude Hemmings. Marie died in 1937 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.2,3 Marie was buried on 21 January 1937 in Tonge Cemetery, Bolton, Lancashire, England, in Grave 3 FH 37 with grant no 11320. She was 17 months old and lived at 36 Buxton Street. This was a new grave and the coffin was 3 feet 2 inches long.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q3 Bolton Volume 8c Page 514.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q1 Bolton Volume 8c Page 497.
  3. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - Ref LB/2A/41 age 2.
  4. [S40000] Website deceased on line.

Agnes Bradbury

#8624, b. 22 September 1915, d. 1992
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 Bolton Volume 8c Page 708.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q3 Farnworth Volume 8c Page 1487.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q3 Bolton Volume 10b Page 1277.
  4. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 151/4/16.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Blackpool/F December 1992 40-70-1292.

Andrew Archie Greathead

#8625, b. 15 August 1916, d. 24 November 1989
Last Edited=14 Feb 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Andrew Archie Greathead was born on 15 August 1916 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Henry Greathead and Agnes Lilian Gittings. He married Frances Joan Burrell in 1939 in Register Office, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England.2,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Andrew was listed as living at 2a Clare Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England with his wife Frances. Andrew was a Public Works Labourer. They were sharing a house with a widow Albina M Burrell who was possibly Frances mother and William Burrell possibly her brother.4 Andrew died on 24 November 1989 in 319 Tuffley Lane, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, aged 73.5,6,7 Administration papers were issued with a will on 2 February 1990 in Llandaff. His effects were described as not exceeding £100,000.6

Children of Andrew Archie Greathead and Frances Joan Burrell

  • Dereck J Greathead
  • Marlene Joan Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1916/Q3 Gloucester Volume 6a Page 567.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q3 Gloucester Volume 6a Page 1549.
  3. [S40000] Website http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd - 1939 Register 2 Entry 129.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5040E/017.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Gloucester November 1989 22-2320-1189.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 9080700738M or 9051830088L.
  7. [S22170] E-mails between Mike Smith and Jan Cooper from 18 February 2009.