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May Harper1

#8702, b. 18 January 1927, d. February 2006
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     May Harper was born on 18 January 1927.2 She married Stanley John Greathead, son of Alfred Greathead and May Napper, in 1958 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3 May died in February 2006 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, aged 79.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1958/Q3 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 875.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 2006 Birmingham District No 0611A Reg No A4B Ent No 147 Do 206.

Eric Buckle

#8703, b. 1917
Last Edited=3 Feb 2010
     Eric Buckle was born in 1917 in Auckland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of ... Buckle and ... Greathead.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q3 Auckland Volume 10a Page 374.

Bridget Smith

#8705, b. 9 August 1886, d. 12 March 1975
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Bridget Walker née Smith
     Bridget Smith was born on 9 August 1886 in Banagher, Offody, King County, Ireland.1 She married George William Walker on 23 October 1907 in Our Lady's and St Patrick's Chapel, Oldham, Lancashire, England, They had nine children: John Chrysoston 1909-1970; Gerald 1910-1925; Joseph 1912-1990; Mary 1913-1989; George 1916-2002; Clement 1918-2007; Agnes Anne 1920-2012; Veronica 1922-2003; Teresa 1927-2014 and Francis 1929-2006.1,2 Her husband George died on 2 September 1971 in Derbyshire, England, aged 87.1,3 Bridget died on 12 March 1975 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, aged 88.1,4

Child of Bridget Smith and George William Walker

Sources of Information

  1. [S409] E-mails between Phillip Merrifield and Jan Cooper from 10 July 2015.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q4 Oldham Volume 3a Page 570.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1971/Q3 Derby Volume 2a Page 570 age 87.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1975/Q1 Sheffield Volume 3 Page 1373 age 88.

Edith Vere Layton

#8706, b. 1862, d. 1928
Last Edited=19 Aug 2015
     Edith Vere Layton was born in 1862 in Slough, Buckinghamshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Edward Augustus Layton and Clara Wood.1 She married Arthur Ede, son of Francis Becheley Ede and Susan Illidge, in 1886 in Lambeth, London, England.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 25 Ballater Road, Lambeth, London, England, she was listed as the wife of Arthur Ede.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 93 Beverstone Road, Thornton Heath, Surrey, England, she was listed as the wife of Arthur Ede.5 Her husband Arthur died on 1911 in Croydon, Surrey, England.6 Edith died in 1928 in Epsom, Surrey, England.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1862/Q3 Eton Volume 3c Page 348.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1886/Q2 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 688.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 408 Folio 43 page 17.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14PN3358 RG78PN126 RD39 SD3 ED36 SN135.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q3 Croydon Volume 2a Page 409.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q2 Epsom Volume 2a Page 61 age 65.

George Dawson1

#8709
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016

Child of George Dawson

Sources of Information

  1. [S8701] Emails between Patricia Smith née Reay and Jan Cooper from 29 June 2003.

Mary Jane Gibson1

#8710, b. 1875, d. 1920
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Jane Gibson was born in 1875 in Romaldkirk, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William Gibson and Jane Lowson.3 She married Thomas Greathead, son of William Thomas Greathead and Mary Isabella Anderson, on 15 September 1900 in Teesdale, Durham, England, Mary was Thomas first wife.4,5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Headley Cottages, South Moor, Oxhill, Lanchester, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter in law of William Thomas Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 39 Maple Street, South Moor, Stanley, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.7 Mary died in 1920 in Lanchester, Durham, England.8

Children of Mary Jane Gibson and Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S8701] Emails between Patricia Smith née Reay and Jan Cooper from 29 June 2003.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  3. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q3 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 461.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO 363 WW1 service records.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4666 Folio 15 Page 21.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29920 RG78 Piece 1731Registration district 550 Sub district 3 enumeration district 21 schedulre number 332.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q3 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 223?
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q3 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 417.

Thomas Reay

#8712, d. before 1946
Last Edited=25 Jan 2016
     Thomas Reay married Elizabeth Mennom in 1914 in Lanchester, Durham, England. Thomas died before 1946.

Children of Thomas Reay and Elizabeth Mennom

Mary Hodges1

#8713, b. about 1772, d. 1841
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Hodges was born about 1772.2 She married William Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Martha Cooper, on 5 February 1808 in Painswick, Gloucestershire, England, after a licence was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Mary Sugars and Jane Rhodes. William was a widower from Minster and Mary was of the Painswick Parish.3 Mary died in 1841 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.4 Mary was buried on 9 December 1841 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, her address was listed as Castle Street.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website Find my past - Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Gloucestershire, England, Burials, 1813-1988.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Gloucestershire, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1841/Q4 Stroud Volume XI Page 319 age 69.

James Matthew A Greathead1

#8714, b. 31 October 1941, d. 23 March 1997
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
8th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     James Matthew A Greathead was born on 31 October 1941 in Durham, England, James was brought up by his grandparents Matthew and Ethel Greathead.2,1 He was the son of Ethel Greathead.1 He was Was in the RAF with Stan Sheehan in 1960.3 Unable to have children so adopted Susan.1 James died on 23 March 1997 in Stoneleigh Nursing Home, Annfield Plain, Stanley, Durham, England, aged 55.4,5 Administration papers were issued with a will on 17 July 2006 in Leeds to The Thompson Partnership, 11 Ford Park Road, Nutley, Plymouth and granted to June Newton.5

Child of James Matthew A Greathead and Elizabeth Craig

  • Susan Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S8701] Emails between Patricia Smith née Reay and Jan Cooper from 29 June 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q4 Durham N W Volume 10a Page 601.
  3. [S14594] Emails between Stanley Sheehan and Jan Cooper from 27 September 2005.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - Durham N W March 1997 Dist No 4403 Reg No S29B Ent No 126 Dor 397.
  5. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Edward Augustus Layton1

#8715, b. about 1831, d. 1889
Last Edited=19 Aug 2015
     Edward Augustus Layton was born about 1831 in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He married Clara Wood in 1858 in Brentford, Middlesex, England.1,2 Edward died in 1889 in Westminster, London, England.1,3

Child of Edward Augustus Layton and Clara Wood

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1858/Q1 Brentford Volume 3a Page 47.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q4 Westminster Volume 1a Page 347 age 59.

Charles Lee

#8718
Last Edited=19 Aug 2015
     Charles Lee married Fanny Ede, daughter of Francis Ede and Fanny Becheley, in 1852 in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q2 Bishops Stortford Volume 3a Page 201.

Percy R Buckle

#8719, b. 1919
Last Edited=3 Feb 2010
     Percy R Buckle was born in 1919 in Auckland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of ... Buckle and ... Greathead.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q3 Auckland Volume 10a Page 357.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.

John Brumless1

#8725, b. 1777
Last Edited=3 Oct 2004
     John Brumless was born in 1777.1 He married Margaret Collinson.

Children of John Brumless and Margaret Collinson

Sources of Information

  1. [S29] E-mails between Anthony Lott and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2003.