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Thomas James Worrallo

#8751, b. 9 December 1901, d. 1982
Last Edited=29 Apr 2016
     Thomas James Worrallo was born on 9 December 1901 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, Interestingly the National Register states his date of birth was 18 November 1901.1,2 He married Lilian Greathead, daughter of William George Greathead and Georgina Probin, on 25 December 1921 in St George, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by George Brown and Maud Greathead. Thomas was a coal carter and Lilian a polisher.3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas was listed as living at 39 Kimble Grove, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England with his wife Lilian. Thomas was listed as a motor driver living with hisw wife and children.5 Lilian was living at the same address with her parents, husband and Georgina Greathead, Lilian's grandma in 1950 and shown on the elctoral rolls as living at 39 Kimble Grove in Erdington.6 His wife Lilian died on 1961 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.7 Thomas died in 1982 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.8

Children of Thomas James Worrallo and Lilian Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1902/Q1 Birmingham Volume 32 Page 23.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 442.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5496H/016 and RG101/5496H/017.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Midlands, England, Electoral Registers, 1832-1955.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1961/Q2 Birmingham Volume 9c Page 52.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1982/Q1 Birmingham Volume 32 Page 23.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1926/Q4 Birmingham Volume d Page 645a.

Rachael Tan1

#8756
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Rachael Tan was born in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England.1 She married Wayne Verdun Geoffrey Morgan, son of Ronald Verdun Morgan and Denise Rhona Greathead, on 14 August 2004 in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, England.2

Children of Rachael Tan and Wayne Verdun Geoffrey Morgan

  • Cameron Taylor Geoffrey Morgan
  • Connor Riley Morgan2

Sources of Information

  1. [S5344] Emails between Laraine Coombes née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S8755] Emails between Wayne and Rachel Morgan and Jan Cooper from 28 May 2006.

Joseph Milchard1

#8758
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016

Child of Joseph Milchard

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.

Sidney White1,2

#8760, b. 2 September 1888
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Sidney White
     Sidney White was born on 2 September 1888 in 37 Endive Street, Limehouse, London, England.2 He was the son of Charles Henry White and Alice Milchard. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 37 Endive Street, Limehouse, London, England, he was listed as the son of Charles Henry White.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 85 High Street, Wapping, London, England, he was listed as the brother of Alice S White Sidney was a lighterman.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England, he was listed as the boarder of Henry Greathead Sidney was a lighterman and later that year married Henry's daughter Catherine.5 He married Catherine Greathead, daughter of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp, on 22 July 1911 in Poplar, London, England, Witnessed by M Greathead and M Milchard. At least one son.6,1 His wife Catherine died on 28 February 1919 in St Mary's Hospital, Plaistow, London, England, aged 29 of leucocythaemia.7,8 After Catherine died, the family was split up and the children, Edith was placed in a chldren's home, it is unsure what happened at this time to Lilian and Sidney.7 He married Nelly C M Noseda in 1956 in Registry Office, Folkestone, Kent, England, although they had lived together since 1934.9,7

Children of Sidney White and Catherine Greathead

Child of Sidney White and Nelly C M King

  • Stanley C White

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 R12 Piece 0297 Page 189.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1724 RG78 Piece 60 registration district 22 sub district 3 enumeration district 8 schedule number 175.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q3 Poplar Volume 1c Page 967.
  7. [S134] Emails between Sam Culpin and Jan Cooper from 16 October 2009.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q1 West Ham Volume 4a Page 143 age 29.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1956/Q4 Folkestone Volume 5b Page 870.

Sidney Charles White1

#8761, b. 15 February 1913, d. 30 July 1977
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
8th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Sidney Charles White was born on 15 February 1913 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Sidney White and Catherine Greathead. After Catherine died, the family was split up and the children, Edith was placed in a chldren's home, it is unsure what happened at this time to Lilian and Sidney.3 . Sidney was taught to swim by being thrown off Limehouse Pier by his father! He met a surgeon named John McNeil Love, who sponsored him and gave him a way out of his East End slums. At some point he became known as James or Jimmy and this was certainly the name that he used when working, although on official documents, except for his death certificate, he is named as Sidney Charles. He cut off all ties with his East End family.1 . He married Mary Mabel Saxon, daughter of William Ernest Saxon and Mary Hannah Senior, in 1937 in Abbeydale, Yorkshire, England, Mabel was Sidney's first wife.1,4 Sidney and Mary were divorced. He married Margaret Joyce Whitworth in 1958 in Westminster Register Office, Westminster, London, England, Margaret was James second wife. He was a commercial artist.1,5 Sidney died on 30 July 1977 in Herts and Essex General Hospital, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, England, aged 64 from Cancer of the bladder.1,6

Child of Sidney Charles White and Mary Mabel Saxon

  • Jeremy Saxon White

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q1 Poplar Volume 1c Page 1075.
  3. [S134] Emails between Sam Culpin and Jan Cooper from 16 October 2009.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q4 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 985.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1958/Q1 Westminster Volume 5c Page 846.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - Bishops Stortford August 1977 Volume 10 Page 0021.

Henry Greathead1,2

#8762, b. 29 June 1862, d. 1931
Last Edited=15 Jul 2017
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Henry Greathead was born on 29 June 1862 in 9 Well Street, Whitechapel, London, England.3 He was the son of Thomas Paul Greathead and Emma Seaman. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 9 Well Street, Whitechapel, London, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Paul Greathead Henry was a scholar.4 He married Margaret Skipp, daughter of George Skipp and Catherine Donovan, on 26 March 1882 in Christ Church, Spitalfields, London, England, after the banns had been read on 5, 12 and 19 March 1882. The ceremony was witnessed by Edwin Hammond Stocker and Elizabeth Jones. Henry was a carman living at 39 Brick Lane while Margaret was living at 33 Brick Lane.5,6 Henry was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Middle, Shadwell, London, England, Henry was a general labourer.7,8 Henry was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England, Henry was a general labourer.9 Henry was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England, Henry was a dock labourer living with his wife and five of his children in a five roomed home. They had a boarder called Sidney White, who later that year married his daughter Catherine.10 Henry was described on his son Charles marriage register in 1915 as a Private in the Royal Bucks.11 Henry died in 1931 in Stepney, London, England.12

Children of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  2. [S45001] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of daughter.
  3. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1862/Q3 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 374.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 526 folio 6 page 8.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1882/Q1 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 557.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Christ Church, Spitalfields, Register of marriages, P93/CTC1, Item 033 and London Metropolitan Archives, Christ Church, Spitalfields, Book of banns, P93/CTC1, Item 208.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 289 Folio 88 Page 8.
  8. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  10. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1724 RG78 Piece 60 registration district 22 sub district 3 enumeration district 8 schedule number 175.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Peter, London Docks, Register of marriages, P93/PET2, Item 012.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q1 Stepney Volume 1c Page 426.

Margaret Skipp1,2

#8763, b. 7 October 1862, d. 1938
Last Edited=15 Jul 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Margaret Skipp was born on 7 October 1862 in 8 Back Church Lane, Whitechapel, London, England.3,4 She was the daughter of George Skipp and Catherine Donovan. She married Henry Greathead, son of Thomas Paul Greathead and Emma Seaman, on 26 March 1882 in Christ Church, Spitalfields, London, England, after the banns had been read on 5, 12 and 19 March 1882. The ceremony was witnessed by Edwin Hammond Stocker and Elizabeth Jones. Henry was a carman living at 39 Brick Lane while Margaret was living at 33 Brick Lane.5,6 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Middle, Shadwell, London, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Greathead.7,8 In the census of 31 March 1901 she was listed as the wife of Henry Greathead.9 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Greathead.10 Her husband Henry died on 1931 in Stepney, London, England.11 Margaret died in 1938 in Stepney, London, England.12

Children of Margaret Skipp and Henry Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S45001] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of daughter.
  3. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1862/Q4 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 407.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1882/Q1 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 557.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Christ Church, Spitalfields, Register of marriages, P93/CTC1, Item 033 and London Metropolitan Archives, Christ Church, Spitalfields, Book of banns, P93/CTC1, Item 208.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 289 Folio 88 Page 8.
  8. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  10. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1724 RG78 Piece 60 registration district 22 sub district 3 enumeration district 8 schedule number 175.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q1 Stepney Volume 1c Page 426.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Stepney Volume 1c Page 180.

Margaret Greathead1

#8764, b. 23 June 1898, d. November 1993
Last Edited=28 Nov 2017
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Margaret Greathead was born on 23 June 1898 in 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England.2,3,4 She was the daughter of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. She was baptised on 20 July 1898 in St Anne, Underwood Road, Westminster, London, England, the family lived in 27 Great Garden Street.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Greathead Margaret was at school.7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Margaret was listed as living at 6 Potters Dwellings, Stepney, London, England she was living alone and working as a paid clerk.4 The family lived in Guernsey until it was taken over by the Germans during WW2. They lost everything and fled to London to visit Elizabeth's sister Maggie. They then set up home in Dorking.8 Margaret died in November 1993 in Tower Hamlets, London, England, aged 95.9

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1898/Q3 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 345.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0554I/007/33.
  5. [S47012] Find my past England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1724 RG78 Piece 60 registration district 22 sub district 3 enumeration district 8 schedule number 175.
  8. [S6942] Emails between Anne Veal née Tocock and Jan Cooper from 1 August 2007.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 1993 Tower Hamlet District 246A Reg No A28 Ent No 254 Dor 1193.

Thomas Henry Greathead1,2

#8765, b. 12 March 1883, d. 4 February 1942
Last Edited=28 Nov 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Thomas Henry Greathead
     Thomas Henry Greathead was born on 12 March 1883 in St George in the East, London, England.3,4,5,6 He was the son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. He was baptised on 3 November 1885 in St Mary and St Michael, Commercial Road, Stepney, London, England, as Thomas Henrique filius Henrici et Margarita Greathead olim Skipp. the family lived in 43 Upper Chapman Street and his father was listed as a carman.4,7 Thomas was admitted to Betts Street School on 13 December 1886. His home address was 43 Upper Chapman Street in Tower Hamlets.8 Brothers Thomas and Charles were admitted into Raine Street Workhouse on 30 March 1887 they were discharged to Plashet School on 2 April 1887.9 Thomas went back to the workhouse on 4 June 1887 but was discharged on the same day to his mother Margaret.9 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Middle, Shadwell, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Henry was a scholar.10,2 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Thomas was a railway carman.11 He married Susan Amelia Taplin, daughter of Richard Taplin, on 25 December 1902 in St Peter, London Docks, St George in the East, London, England, after the banns were read. This Christmas day ceremony was witnessed by WJ and S Taplin. Susan a cloth tester signed her name with a X and gave her address as 130 Red Lion Street. Henry was a carman and gave his address as 46 Pennington Street.12,13,14 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 3 Worcester Court, St George in the East, London, England, Henry was a carman on the railway company living with his wife and children in their four roomed home.15 He was a motor driver on 25 December 1926.16 He witnessed the marriage of William Walter West and Ellen Greathead on 25 December 1926 in St Thomas, Stepney, London, England.17,18 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas was listed as living at 54 Church Street, Dagenham, Essex, England with his wife Susan. And their daughter Kathleen, together with two other people listed. These may have been Kathleen's children.19 Thomas died on 4 February 1942 in Dagenham, Essex, England, aged 58.20,21 Thomas was buried in Plaistow Cemetery, Plaistow, London, England.21

Children of Thomas Henry Greathead and Susan Amelia Taplin

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1883/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 409.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint George In The East, Register of baptisms, P93/GEO, Item 028.
  5. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  6. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1060K/015/35.
  7. [S47012] Find my past England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/BET/AD/003.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 289 Folio 88 Page 8.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  12. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1902/Q4 St Geo Volume 1c Page 623.
  13. [S23613] E-mails between Nadine Hall née Faldo and Jan Cooper from 8 December 2004.
  14. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Peter, London Docks, Register of marriages, P93/PET2, Item 011.
  15. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1525 RG78 Piece 53 Registration district 19 sub district 1 enumeration district 27 schedule number 285.
  16. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  17. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1926/Q4 Stepney Volume 1c Page 480.
  18. [S40] E-mails between Dave Bridge and Jan Cooper from 27 July 2004 Email message 27 July 2004.
  19. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1074A/022/13.
  20. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1942/Q1 Romford Volume 4a Page 745.
  21. [S18565] Emails between Rose Jenny Booth née Baldwin and Jan Cooper 12 June 2007.
  22. [S3] GRO Indexes - Ellen - 1905/Q2 St Geo Volume 1c Page 342.
  23. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q1 Stepney Volume 1c Page 340.
  24. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q3 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 303.
  25. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q4 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 296.
  26. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q1 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 539.

Charles Greathead1

#8766, b. 13 July 1884, d. 1953
Last Edited=28 Nov 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Charles Greathead was born on 13 July 1884 in St George in the East, London, England.2,3,4 He was the son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. He was baptised on 6 August 1884 in St Anne, Underwood Road, Westminster, London, England, he was baptised Carolus.5 Brothers Thomas and Charles were admitted into Raine Street Workhouse on 30 March 1887 they were discharged to Plashet School on 2 April 1887.6 Charles was admitted to Betts Street School on 29 August 1887. His address was listed as 43 Chapman Street in Tower Hamlets.7 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Middle, Shadwell, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Charles was a scholar.8,9 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Charles was a railway porter messenger.10 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Charles was a carman for a railway company.11 He married Susannah Insole, daughter of Henry Insole, on 19 December 1915 in St Peter, London Docks, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Henry Insole and Elizabeth A Greathead. Charles was a driver in the RFA stationed at Farnborough. Susannah was a machinist living at 93 Old Grant Road.12,13 His wife Susannah died on 1920 in Whitechapel, London, England, Susannah died in childbirth.14 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Charles was listed as living at 19 Tench Street, Stepney, London, England he was living alone and working as a railway carter.3 Charles died in 1953 in Folkestone, Kent, England.15

Child of Charles Greathead and Susannah Insole

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q3 St George East Volume 1c Page 360.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0556H/024/24.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S47012] Find my past England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/BET/AD/003.
  8. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 289 Folio 88 Page 8.
  9. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  10. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1724 RG78 Piece 60 registration district 22 sub district 3 enumeration district 8 schedule number 175.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 810.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Peter, London Docks, Register of marriages, P93/PET2, Item 012.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 266.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1953/Q1 Folkestone Volume 5b Page 751.

Emma Greathead1

#8767, b. 1888, d. 1901
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Emma Greathead was born in 1888 in St George in the East, London, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Middle, Shadwell, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Greathead.4,5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Greathead.6 Emma died in 1901 in Whitechapel, London, England.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 St George East Volume 1c Page 361.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 289 Folio 88 Page 8.
  5. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q3 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 211.

Edwin Greathead1

#8768, b. 22 June 1886, d. 1963
Last Edited=28 Nov 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Edwin Greathead was born on 22 June 1886 in 43 Upper Chapman Street, St George in the East, London, England.2,3 He was the son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. He was baptised on 18 July 1886 in St Mary and St Michael, Commercial Road, Stepney, London, England, he was the son of Henrici et Margaraite Greathead olim Skip.4 Edwin was admitted into Betts Street School on 29 August 1889. His address was given as 43 Upper Chapman Street in Tower Hamlets.5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 13 Middle, Shadwell, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead.6,7 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 146 Pennington Street, St George in the East, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Edwin was an office boy.8 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Greathead Edwin was a clerk in the warehouse.9 He married Jessie Matilda Mary Fellick, daughter of John Henry Fellick, on 26 December 1914 in St Lukes, Millwall, London, England, after the banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Henry Fellick and Rose Fellick. Edward, and I believe this to be the same man as born Edwin, gave his occupation as a clerk. Both he and Jessie gave their address as 4 Maria Street.10,11 Edward signed up for short service on 10 December 1915 giving his address as 139 Mellish Street, Millwall. He was 29 years 6 months old. His occupation was listed as a warehouse foreman. His height was five foot four and a half inches tall with a chest measurement of 33 inches. His wife Jessie was listed as moving from the Mellish Road address to Park Place, Tarrant Street, Arundel, Sussex. He is later described as having brown hair, pale complexion and grey eyes and weighing 102 lbs. Private 393211 joined the Buffs on 22 September 1919.12 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Edwin was listed as living at 127 Mayesbrook Road, Ilford, Essex, England with his wife Jessie. With their daughter Ivy. Edwin was a provision warehouseman.13 Edwin died in 1963 in Romford, Essex, England.14

Children of Edwin Greathead and Jessie Matilda Mary Fellick

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1886/Q3 St George East Volume 1c Page 349.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S47012] Find my past England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/BET/AD/003.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 289 Folio 88 Page 8.
  7. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 309 Folio 87 Page 17.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1724 RG78 Piece 60 registration district 22 sub district 3 enumeration district 8 schedule number 175.
  10. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1914/Q4 Poplar Volume 1c Page 835.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Marriages - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Luke, Millwall, Register of marriages, P88/LUK, Item 011.
  12. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO363 WW1 Service records.
  13. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1094A/021/18.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q1 Romford Volume 5a Page 826?

Agnes Caroline Greathead

#8769, b. 25 September 1900, d. 1952
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Agnes Caroline Greathead was born on 25 September 1900 in St George in the East, London, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Sheriden Street, St George in the East, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Christopher Greathead.4 Agnes was admitted to Ricardo Street School in Tower Hamlets on 21 September 1903. She left on 11 October 1903. Her address was 10 Buxton Terrace, Cottage Street.3 On 14 October 1903 Agnes was admitted to Cotton Street School in Tower Hamlets. She was removed on 9 July 1904.5 She married Carmelo Formosa in 1936 in Stepney, London, England, They had no children.6,7 Her husband Carmelo died on 10 February 1941 at sea as a merchant seaman aboard SS Courland (Leith) He was a fireman and trimmer and his death is commemorated on the Tower Hill memorial panel 32.7,8 Agnes died in 1952 in Aldgate, London, England, from a brain haemorrhage. As she had been "found" dead in her tiny flat an autopsy was performed.9,7

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q4 St Geo E Volume 1C Page 313.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/RIC/AD/007.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 312 Folio 117 page 39.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/COT/AD/002.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q2 Stepney Volume 1c Page 527.
  7. [S13562] Emails between Renée Ponsford née Bore and Jan Cooper from 1 April 2005.
  8. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q3 Stepney Volume 5d Page 438.

Caroline Margaret Greathead1

#8770, b. 31 January 1899, d. 1971
Last Edited=10 Feb 2017
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Caroline Margaret Bore née Greathead
     Caroline Margaret Greathead was born on 31 January 1899 in Mile End, London, England.2,3 She was the daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel. She was baptised on 13 February 1899 in St Augustine, Stepney, London, England, her address was 77 Heath Street, Stepney and ger father was listed as a labourer.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Sheriden Street, St George in the East, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Christopher Greathead.5 On 1 September 1902 Caroline was admitted to Lower Chapman Street School in Tower Hamlets. her home addresswas 3 Sheriden Street in Tower Hamlets.6 On 14 September 1903 Caroline was admitted to Ricardo Street School but she left soon after on 9 October 1903. Her home address was 10 Buxton Terrace, Cottage Street in Tower Hamlets. She spent a day on 28 September 1903 in Cotton Street School but was removed immediately.7 Caroline did various jobs during the war, including going around the streets with a milk float using a handcart. She then went into bookbinding after the war.3 She married John Ernest Bore, son of Frederick Bore, on 25 July 1925 in All Saints, Poplar, London, England, The ceremony was witnessed by George Alfred Greathead and Ellen Elizabeth Greathead after the banns were read. John gave his address as 15 Susannah Street and was as steward. Caroline gave her address as 13 Howard Street was a printer. They had one son and four daughters.8,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Caroline was listed as living at The Nest Chapel, Allerton, Axbridge, Somerset, England Caroline was with William and Ethel Redman and their family.9 Caroline died in 1971 in South Benfleet, Essex, England.3,10

Children of Caroline Margaret Greathead and John Ernest Bore

  • John Frederick Bore3 b. 9 Jun 1926, d. 29 Jun 1986
  • Renée Margaret Bore3
  • Joyce Louisa Bore3
  • Violet M Bore3
  • Dorothy W Bore3

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q1 Mile End Volume 1c Page 506.
  3. [S13562] Emails between Renée Ponsford née Bore and Jan Cooper from 1 April 2005.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Augustine, Stepney, Register of baptisms, P93/AUG, Item 003.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 312 Folio 117 page 39.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/LOW/AD/013.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/RIC/AD/007 and LCC/EO/DIV05/COT/AD/002.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1925/Q3 Poplar Volume 1c Page 806.
  9. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/7055B/005.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1971/Q1 Rochford Volume 4a Page 2297.

Mary Louise Greathead

#8771, b. 5 April 1891, d. 1965
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
Mary Louise Fitzgerald née Greathead and daughter Winifred Mary Fitzgerald
     Mary Louise Greathead was born on 5 April 1891 in Mile End, London, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel. She was baptised on 26 April 1891 in St Augustine, Stepney, London, England, Her home address was 8 Romford Street.4 On 8 October 1894 George and Mary were admitted to Betts Street School. Their home address was 28 Denmark Street in Tower Hamlets.2 Siblings George and Mary were admitted into Betts Street School on 2 March 1896. Their home address was 15 Prospect Place in Tower Hamlets.2 George and Mary were admitted to Highway School on 11 May 1896. George moved on 28 May 1898 to the boys school and Mary moved on 22 August 1898 to the Mixed Julior school.5 Mary and George attended on 13 March 1899 Senrab Street School and their address was 77 Heath Street in Tower Hamlets.6 Mary was admitted into Betts Street School om 4 February 1901. he address was listed as 3 Sheriden Street in Tower Hamlets.7 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Sheriden Street, St George in the East, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Christopher Greathead.8 She married Edward John Fitzgerald, son of Harry Harris Fitzgerald, on 17 December 1912 in St John, Cubitt Town, Poplar, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Harry Fitzgerald and Annie Priscilla Oxley. Edward was a labourer and gave his address as 7 Charles Terrace, Annie lived at 24 Stationdale Street.9,10,11 Her husband Edward died on 1927 in Poplar, London, England, from TB.9,12 On 9 September 1939 in the National Register she was listed as living at 68 Fanshawe Crescent, Dagenham, Essex, England with her son Robert Mary was a domestic assistant for LCC.13 Mary died in 1965 in Poplar, London, England.9,14

Children of Mary Louise Greathead and Edward John Fitzgerald

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q2 Mile End Volume 1c Page 486.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/BET/AD/004.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Augustine, Stepney, Register of baptisms, P93/AUG, Item 002.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/HWY/AD/008.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/SEN/AD/005.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/BET/AD/002.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 312 Folio 117 page 39.
  9. [S13562] Emails between Renée Ponsford née Bore and Jan Cooper from 1 April 2005.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q4 Poplar Volume 1c Page 934.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Marriages -London Metropolitan Archives, Saint John, Cubitt Town, Register of marriages, P88/JN, Item 011.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1927/Q1 Poplar Volume 1c Page 542.
  13. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1076H/002 and 003.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1965/Q1 Poplar Volume 5d Page 278.

Thomas Greathead1

#8772, b. 4 November 1895, d. 1972
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born on 4 November 1895 in Poplar, London, England.2,3,4 He was the son of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 3 Sheriden Street, St George in the East, London, England, he was listed as the son of George Christopher Greathead.5 Thomas was admitted to Ricardo Street School on 20 October 1902. His home addess was listed as 10 Cottage Street in Tower Hamlets.6 Thomas signed up for the duration of the war on 22 October 1915 giving his age as 19 years living in 13 Howard Street, Poplar and was working as a dock clerk. Thomas was living at home with his parents. His height ws 5 foot 5 inches and he weighed 120 lbs with a chest measurement of 35 inches.7 He married Elizabeth Donovan in 1923 in Poplar, London, England.8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas was listed as living at 7 Lonsdale Avenue, East Ham, London, England he was listed as living alone and working as a Export Ships clerk.3 His wife Elizabeth died on 1970 in Stepney, London, England.9 Thomas died in 1972 in Stepney, London, England.10

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q4 Poplar Volume 1c Page 602.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1011I/002/12.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 312 Folio 117 page 39.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV05/RIC/AD/007.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO 363 WW1 service records.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Poplar Volume 1c Page 890.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1970/Q4 Stepney Volume 5e Page 355.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q3 Stepney Volume 5e Page 288.

Carmelo Formosa

#8773, b. about 1901, d. 10 February 1941
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Carmelo Formosa was born about 1901 in Malta Carmelo was known as Charlie in England and it is interesting to understand that the surname Formosa in Malta is as common as Smith is in England.1,2 He married Agnes Caroline Greathead, daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel, in 1936 in Stepney, London, England, They had no children.3,2 Carmelo died on 10 February 1941 at sea as a merchant seaman aboard SS Courland (Leith) He was a fireman and trimmer and his death is commemorated on the Tower Hill memorial panel 32.2,1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40021] Commonwealth Graves website.
  2. [S13562] Emails between Renée Ponsford née Bore and Jan Cooper from 1 April 2005.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q2 Stepney Volume 1c Page 527.

John Ernest Bore

#8774, b. 28 November 1895, d. 1967
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
John Ernest Bore
     John Ernest Bore was born on 28 November 1895 his father was a dock foreman.1 He was the son of Frederick Bore.2 John's father obtained a berth on the last sailing ship going out of London dock for his restless son, when he was about 15/16 years old. He carried on going to sea until the outbreak of WW1 when he joined the Royal Ineskillen Fusiliers and was taken prisoner in France. He spent the rest of the war working in Germany on a farm

After the war he went back to sea on cruise liners working as a wine waiter until his marriage.1 He married Caroline Margaret Greathead, daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel, on 25 July 1925 in All Saints, Poplar, London, England, The ceremony was witnessed by George Alfred Greathead and Ellen Elizabeth Greathead after the banns were read. John gave his address as 15 Susannah Street and was as steward. Caroline gave her address as 13 Howard Street was a printer. They had one son and four daughters.3,1 After his marriage John spent many years until 1938 when he joined a dock firm of coppersmiths where he stayed until his retirement. He worked on the mulberry harbours during WWII and had many narrow escapes during the blitz, as the docks were always the target He later worked as a warehouseman in the bakeries.1,4 John died in 1967 in Poplar, London, England.1,5

Children of John Ernest Bore and Caroline Margaret Greathead

  • John Frederick Bore1 b. 9 Jun 1926, d. 29 Jun 1986
  • Renée Margaret Bore1
  • Joyce Louisa Bore1
  • Violet M Bore1
  • Dorothy W Bore1

Sources of Information

  1. [S13562] Emails between Renée Ponsford née Bore and Jan Cooper from 1 April 2005.
  2. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1925/Q3 Poplar Volume 1c Page 806.
  4. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1967/Q1 Poplar Volume 5d Page 622 age 71.

Elizabeth Donovan

#8775, b. 16 September 1900, d. 1970
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Elizabeth Donovan was born on 16 September 1900. She married Thomas Greathead, son of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel, in 1923 in Poplar, London, England.1 Elizabeth died in 1970 in Stepney, London, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Poplar Volume 1c Page 890.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1970/Q4 Stepney Volume 5e Page 355.