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Edward H White1,2

#8801, b. 1885
Last Edited=3 Oct 2004
     Edward H White was born in 1885 in Limehouse, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Charles Henry White and Alice Milchard. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 85 High Street, Wapping, London, England, he was listed as the brother of Alice S White.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.

Margaret White1

#8802, b. 1887
Last Edited=3 Oct 2004
     Margaret White was born in 1887 in Limehouse, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Henry White and Alice Milchard. In the census of 5 April 1891 in 37 Endive Street, Limehouse, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Charles Henry White.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 85 High Street, Wapping, London, England, she was listed as the sister of Alice S White.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 R12 Piece 0297 Page 189.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.

Percy White1

#8803, b. 1890
Last Edited=3 Oct 2004
     Percy White was born in 1890 in Limehouse, London, England.1,2 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.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 (5mths at census).
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 R12 Piece 0297 Page 189.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.

Ethel White1

#8804, b. March 1895
Last Edited=3 Oct 2004
     Ethel White was born in March 1895.1 She was the daughter of Charles Henry White and Alice Milchard. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 85 High Street, Wapping, London, England, she was listed as the sister of Alice S White.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.

Susannah Insole

#8805, b. 1886, d. 1920
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Susannah Insole was born in 1886. She was the daughter of Henry Insole. She married Charles Greathead, son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp, 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.1,2 Susannah died in 1920 in Whitechapel, London, England, Susannah died in childbirth.3

Child of Susannah Insole and Charles Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q4 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 810.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Peter, London Docks, Register of marriages, P93/PET2, Item 012.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 266.

unnamed Greathead

#8806, b. 1920, d. 1920
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
8th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     unnamed Greathead was born in 1920 in St George in the East, London, England, This wee little Greathead boy seems to have been born and died unnamed.1 He was the son of Charles Greathead and Susannah Insole. Unnamed died in 1920 in St George in the East, London, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 500.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 318.

Thomas Paul Greathead1

#8807, b. 10 December 1857, d. 1931
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Thomas Paul Greathead was born on 10 December 1857 in Whitechapel, London, England.2,3,4 He was the son of Thomas Paul Greathead and Emma Seaman. In the census of 7 April 1861 in 9 Well Street, Whitechapel, London, England, he was listed as the grand son of Hannah Seaman Thomas was a scholar, interestingly he was listed as Thomas Stocker but was later known as Thomas Paul Greathead.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 9 Well Street, Whitechapel, London, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Paul Greathead Thomas was a scholar.6 He married Jeanie Leigh Smith, daughter of William Smith, on 30 September 1884 in St Philip, Stepney, London, England, after banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by Sarah Cuitto and Charles ?. Thomas gave his occupation as a seaman, both Jeannie and Thomas gave their address as 10 Oxford Street E.7,8,9 Thomas was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 5 Leslie Road, West Ham, London, England, Thomas was a sailor of the seas.10 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 12 Prestage Buildings, Poplar, London, England, he was listed as the son of Emma Seaman Thomas was a labourer and married - Jeannie was running a boarding house at 1 Leslie Road, West Ham.11 Thomas was a single man whose occupation was listed as a Stevadore labourer when he was admitted into the Poplar Workhouse on 14 September 1906 and discharged four days later on 19 September at his own request leaving after Breakfast.12 Thomas was readmitted into Poplar workhouse on 29 April 1908 being described as a widower and stevadore. He and his wife seemed to have lived apart for much of their married life, she did not however die until 1912. Thomas seems to have been given supper and then discharged himself from the workhouse the following day although declared ill.12 His wife Jeanie died on 1912 in West Ham, London, England.13 He was engaged as a member of the crew for the Cunard Steam Ship Company Limited, the American consular crew list on 18 April 1918 in Plymouth and sailed on the ship "Briton". His passport number was 741956.

Thomas arrived on 9 May 1918 in New York from Plymouth, he had been employed as a Fireman's steward. He was described as British, five foot ten inches tall, weighing 165lbs with face and nose disfigured with scars. He arrived next in New York on 1 July 1918 from Liverpool and worked as a Trimmer. His weight had gained to 175lbs. The next trip to New York arrived 6 August 1918 from Glasgow. He had a bracelet on his left wrist during this trip, and was back to being a Fireman's steward. The last trip I am aware of arrived on 19 September in New York from Liverpool. He had lost a couple of pounds in weight and his scars were now described as smallpox scars on his face.

The "Briton" was built by Harlan & Wolff Limited, Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1897. She was 10,248 gross tons; 549 (bp) feet long; 60 feet wide. Steam triple expansion engines, twin screw. Service speed 16 knots. 938 passengers (260 first class, 192 second class, 486 third class). She was built for Union Line, in 1897 and named Briton. Southampton-Capetown service. Scrapped in 1926.3 Thomas was awarded the Mercantile Marine Ribbon and British Medal Ribbon on 25 October 1919. The Medals were issued on 12 July 1921.14 Thomas died in 1931 in Stepney, London, England.15

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1858/Q1 Whitechapel Volume 1c Page 416.
  3. [S40018] Ellis Island records website.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 274 Folio 188 Page 3.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 526 folio 6 page 8.
  7. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1884/Q3 Mile End Volume 1c Page 920 - - Kindly supplied as part of the GOON Marriage challenge by Howard Benbrook.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Marriages -London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Philip, Stepney, Register of marriages, P93/PHI, Item 016.
  9. [S40000] Website Cardinal point on Guild of One-Name Studies.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 1Piece 1317 Folio 91 Page 35.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 355 Folio 119 Page 44.
  12. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q2 West Ham Volume 4a Page 295.
  14. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) BT 351-1 WW1 Merchant Seaman Medal Cards.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1931/Q1 Stepney Volume 1c Page 251.

Margaret Greathead

#8808, b. 1892, d. 1893
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Margaret Greathead was born in 1892 in St George in the East, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. Margaret died in 1893 in St George in the East, London, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1892/Q1 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 400.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 278.

John Greathead1

#8809, b. about 1788, d. 1869
Last Edited=4 Nov 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     John Greathead was born about 1788 in Scotton, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Paul Greathead and Ann Dent. He married Sarah Hyenday on 31 July 1821 in East Wickham, Kent, England.3 John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Erith, Kent, England, John was a tailor living with his wife and children.4 John was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at 2 Lesnes Cottages, High Street, Erith, Kent, England, John was a tailor.5 His wife Sarah died on 1860 in Dartford, Kent, England.6 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in High Street, Dartford, Kent, England, John was a tailor and living with his daughter Caroline and grandaughter Gertrude.7 John was admitted into Raine Street Workhouse on 26 August 1864 and declared destitute, he was discharged by being passsed to Erith workhouse on 4 November 1864.8 John died in 1869 in Dartford, Kent, England.9

Children of John Greathead and Sarah Hyenday

Sources of Information

  1. [S8780] Emails between Marissa Tomkins and Jan Cooper from 3 October 2003.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Batch I029067.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 482/11 Folio 24 Page 40.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1607 Folio 204 Page 65.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1860/Q1 Dartford Volume 2a page 1185.
  7. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 466 Folio 28 Page 50.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1869/Q2 Dartford Volume 2a Page 202/3.
  10. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD FHL Film 1469340.

Elizabeth ...1

#8810, b. about 1808
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth ... was born about 1808 in Scotton, Yorkshire, England.1 She married John Woodward. In the census of 7 April 1861 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Woodward John was working as an agricultural labourer, he was living with his wife Elizabeth, two unmarried daughters and three grandchildren, Elizabeth aged six, Esther aged three and William aged two.2 Her husband John died on before 1871.1 Elizabeth was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in 41 Hilda Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Elizabeth was working as a staymaker, she also had her grandson Thomas aged three, her married daughter Isabella Greathead, Hellena Woodward aged 14, William Woodward aged 12 and Alfred Woodward a labourer in the ironworks aged 20 . Also her grandaughter Elizabeth was living with the family.3 Elizabeth was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in 41 Hilda Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Elizabeth had her son Thomas and a niece listed as H Woodward aged 14 living with her.4 Elizabeth was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 32 Charlotte Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, Elizabeth was a dressmaker with her son Thomas who was a general labourer living with her.5

Children of Elizabeth ... and John Woodward

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3675 Folio 57 Page 9.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Pice 4921 Folio 70 Page 25 and 26.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4911 Folio 113 Page 26.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4064 Folio 116 Page 47.

Louise Hannah Greathead

#8811, b. 1897, d. 1898
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Louise Hannah Greathead was born in 1897 in St George in the East, London, England.1 She was the daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel. She was baptised on 9 June 1897 in St Augustine, Stepney, London, England, Her home address was 15 Prospect Place, Cable Street.2 Louise died in 1898 in St George in the East, London, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1897/Q3 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 354.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Augustine, Stepney, Register of baptisms, P93/AUG, Item 003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1898/Q3 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 254.

Francis Greathead

#8812, b. 11 March 1897
Last Edited=28 Nov 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Francis Greathead was born on 11 March 1897 in St George in the East, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. He was baptised on 31 March 1897 in St Anne, Underwood Road, Westminster, London, England, the family lived in 27 Queen Ann Street.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1897/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 340.
  2. [S47012] Find my past England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms.

Emma Greathead

#8813, b. 7 April 1893, d. 1893
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Emma Greathead was born on 7 April 1893 in St George in the East, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of George Christopher Greathead and Louisa M Steel. She was baptised on 16 June 1893 in St Augustine, Stepney, London, England, she lived in 28 Denmark Street, her father was a labourer.2 Emma died in 1893 in St George in the East, London, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 369.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint John Of Wapping, Register of marriages, P93/JN2, Item 017.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 278.

John Greathead

#8814, b. 19 August 1895, d. 1898
Last Edited=28 Nov 2017
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     John Greathead was born on 19 August 1895 in St George in the East, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. He was baptised on 4 September 1895 in St Francis de Sales, Westminster, London, England, as Joannes son of Henrici et Margaraite Greathead olim Skipp and their address was 146 Pennington Street.2 John died in 1898 in St George in the East, London, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q3 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 374.
  2. [S47012] Find my past England Roman Catholic Parish Baptisms.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1898/Q2 St Geo E Volume 1c page 204.

Henry Greathead

#8815, b. 1899, d. 1899
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Henry Greathead was born in 1899 in St George in the East, London, England.1 He was the son of Henry Greathead and Margaret Skipp. Henry died in 1899 in St George in the East, London, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q4 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 311.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q4 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 268.

Julie Alice White

#8816, b. 13 February 1886, d. 1981
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Julie Alice White was born on 13 February 1886.1,2 She was the daughter of Albert White.3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Julie was listed as living at 28 Cowley Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England Julie was a shopkeeper in the drapery and linen business.2 She married Claud Ernest Greathead, son of Eugene Charles Greathead C E and Elizabeth Sophia Worville, on 12 April 1947 in St Algate, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, The ceremony followed the reading of banns and was witnessed by A J Adams and A E White. Claud was described as a widower and Company Secretary and livig at 201 Harefield Road, Uxbridge. Julia was a spinster living at 48 Cowley Road, Oxford. It is understood that Julia was Claud's housekeeper prior to their wedding.4,5 Her husband Claud died on 31 October 1950 in 201 Herefield Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, aged 67.6,5,7 Julie died in 1981 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England.8

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2175a/004.
  3. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1947/Q2 Oxford Volume 6b Page 2152 - Copy of entry in Parish Marriage Register supplied very kindly by Sue Hedges as part of the Oxford RD Marriage Challenge.
  5. [S9057] Emails between Judith Lancefield and Jan Cooper from 24 March 2003.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1950/Q4 Uxbridge Volume 5f Page 112.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8552206287X.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1981/Q3 Hillingdon Volume 13 Page 909.

Donald W Nickerson1

#8817, b. 29 September 1931, d. 16 May 2002
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Donald W Nickerson was born on 29 September 1931.1 He married Glenna A Greathead, daughter of Frederick Kind Greathead and Thelma Chamberlain.2 Donald died on 16 May 2002 in Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, aged 70.1 Donald was buried in Tewksbury Crematorium, Tewksbury, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA, he was SFC US Army in Korea.1,3

Child of Donald W Nickerson and Glenna A Greathead

  • Jerrilee Nickerson4

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - Massachusetts Death Index, 1970-2003.
  2. [S40000] Website www.newspaperarchive.com - Lowell Sun Monday 27 July 1970.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006.
  4. [S40000] Website www.legacy.com/obituaries - Glenna Nickerson.

Esther Woodward1

#8818, b. about 1850
Last Edited=25 May 2006
     Esther Woodward was born about 1850 in Scotton, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of John Woodward and Elizabeth ...1 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Woodward Isabella was working as an agricultural labourer.2 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 41 Hilda Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Elizabeth Woodward.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3675 Folio 57 Page 9.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Pice 4921 Folio 70 Page 25 and 26.

John Freeman1

#8819
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Freeman was a painter in 1893.

Child of John Freeman

Sources of Information

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

Walter Greathead

#8820, b. 1912, d. 1912
Last Edited=22 Nov 2017
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Walter Greathead was born in 1912 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1 He was the son of Albert Greathead and Fanny Nutt. Walter died in 1912 in Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.2 Walter was buried in November 1912 in Witton Cemetery, Moor Lane, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 803.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1912/Q4 Aston Volume 6d Page 548.
  3. [S40000] Website Birmingham burials.

Matthew Anderson1

#8821, b. about 1836
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Matthew Anderson was born about 1836 in Easington, Durham, England.2 He was the son of Robert Anderson and Deanne ...2 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Lythe, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Robert Anderson.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at South Hutton, Durham, England, he was listed as the nephew of Matthew, a coal miner aged 42 and his wife Mary Ann aged 20 and their son Matthew Henry aged 1.4 He married Mary ...2 Matthew was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Colliery Row, Thornaby Colliery, Thornaby on Tees, Yorkshire, England, Matthew was a coal miner.5 Matthew was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in South Hetton, Durham, England, Matthew was a coal miner.6 Matthew was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in 25 Office Street, Brandon and Byshottles, Durham, England, Matthew was a coal miner living with his family. His daughter Mary and her husband William and small son Thomas are boarding with her parents.7

Children of Matthew Anderson and Mary ...

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1256/6 folio 33 page 23.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piee 2392 Folio 377 Page 18.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3750 Folio 8 Page 17.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4970 Folio 71 Page 72.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4952 Folio 81/2 Page 16/17.

Ralph Greathead

#8822, b. 8 January 1884, d. 1885
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Ralph Greathead was born on 8 January 1884 in 17 Ropery Walk, Sunderland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of John Greathead and Dinah Montgomery Cummings. Ralph died in 1885 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1884/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 543.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q3 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 287.

Edward Charles Hallam1

#8823, b. about 1920, d. about 1998
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Edward Charles Hallam was born about 1920 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He married May Parker.2 He was described as a Motor Omnibus Conductor in 1968 in the marriage certificate of his daughter. Edward died about 1998.2

Child of Edward Charles Hallam and May Parker

  • Valerie May Hallam

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  2. [S8558] Emails between Karen Rollinson née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 20 September 2002.

John Greathead1

#8825, b. 1815, d. 1891
Last Edited=4 Nov 2016
Relationships
3rd great-uncle 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
     John Greathead was born in 1815 in Heighington, Darlington, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Greathead and Jane Cockfield. He was baptised on 14 January 1815 in Whorlton, Durham, England.3 John Greathead and William Brown (the husband of John's wife's sister) were both employed by the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In July 1837, they were paid £35 13s 5d,and £39 2s 5d, respectively a month which was to include fireman's wage, and coal and water for the engine. John drove the Shildon engine.4 He married Ann Orton, daughter of William Orton and Elizabeth Dodsworth, on 7 February 1842 in SS Peter and Paul, Stainton, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, the ceremony was witnessed by Joseph Stoker and Ann Allan. John was an engine driver.5 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 396 Bury Street, Wolverton, Buckinghamshire, England, he was listed as a lodger John was an engine driver, he was married and lodging with William Reece and his family. William Reece was an engine fitter. Lodging also with the family was William Brown another engine driver who was John's brother in law. Their wives were sisters. Ann and Little Jane are staying with Thomas, their uncle.6 His wife Ann died on 1859 in Auckland, Durham, England.7 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in 20 Main Street, East Thickly, Shildon, Durham, England, John was an engine fitter and was living with his daughter. His mother in law was also in the household but was enumerated as a Greathead. I believe this may be incorrect.8 On Tuesday 17 November 1868 the first Parliamentary Election was held in the Polling District 2 of Stockton. John gave his address as Bishop Street and voted Liberal for Joseph Dodds. The other candidate was the Conservative Lord Ernest Vane Tempest.9 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 10 Ann Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, he was listed as boarding with William Dover and his wife Mary. John was an engine driver, nothing was filled in on the census as to whether he was married or widowed.10 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 27 Donald Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder of George Allan who was a blacksmith. John was an engine driver.11 John died in 1891 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.12 John was buried on 25 February 1891 in Oxbridge Lane Cemetery, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.13

Children of John Greathead and Ann Orton

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - baptisms NDFHS.
  4. [S222] Emails between Geoffrey Royle and Jan Cooper from 6 April 2008 TNA Class Rail 667/1530.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1842/Q1 Stockton Volume 24 page 171.
  6. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1737 Folio 238 Page 13.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1859/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 68.
  8. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3708 Folio 115 Page 44.
  9. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Polling District 2 Stockton Page 24.
  10. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG 10 Piece 4903 Folio 96 Page 23.
  11. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4897 folio 53 page 28 FHL film 1342178.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q1 Stockton Volume 10a Page 54.
  13. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.
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