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Charles Henry Berridge1,2

#9527, b. 27 November 1897, d. 1975
Last Edited=18 Jan 2017
     Charles Henry Berridge was born on 27 November 1897 in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, England.3,4,5 Charles travelled first class leaving Dover on 11 November 1922 bound for the West Indies aboard the ship Oranje Nassau. He gave his last address in the UK as 55 Oak Village, GospelOak, NW5 and his permanent address as in British Guiana.3 He married Gwendoline Greathead, daughter of Thomas Henry Greathead and Alice Louisa Thalia Gainfort.1 Charles and Gwendoline arrived in London on 30 June 1927 having travelled first class aboard the ship Inanda from their home in British Giana.6 Charles and Gwendoline returned first class on the same ship Inanda, leaving London on 16 September 1927. Charles was described as a grocer. They gave their last UK address as 21 Mincing Lane, London EC.3 Charles, a grocer, his wife Gwen, two year old David and little Sybil aged 10 months travelled from Liverpool leaving on 26 April 1930 on board the ship Amakura bound for Demerara in British Guiana. They gave their last address in the UK as 13 Sitterton Bere Regis, Wareham in Dorset.3 Charles and Gwendoline travelled aboard the ship Ingria with their children David, Sybil and ten month old Michael. They travelled first class.7 Charles travelled on the ship Ingoma leaving London on 16 August 1934 bound for Demerara. He travelled first class, describing himself as a grocer, aparently working for Bookers, a big colonial company. His UK address as Kingsbere, Kings Road, Blandford in Dorset.3,8 Charles and Gwendoline arrived in Plymouth with their children David, Sybil and Michael aboard the ship Van Rensselaer on 27 April 1939 from their home in British Guiana.9 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Charles was listed as living at 4a Rushmere Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England with his wife Gwendoline. Charkes was a Grocery General Manager living with his wife and children.10 Charles died in 1975 in Felixstowe, Suffolk, England.11,8 Charles was buried in Felixstowe, Suffolk, England, with his wife.8

Children of Charles Henry Berridge and Gwendoline Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.
  2. [S16] E-mails between Tim Smellie and Jan Cooper from 27 Nov 2003 Information from Marylin McLean/Veecock daughter of Verna Greathead.
  3. [S40000] Website findmypast - migration lists.
  4. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1897/Q4 Kingston Volume 2a Page 340.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 - BT26 Piece 846 Item 76.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 - BT26 Piece 1044 Item 47.
  8. [S14492] Emails between Wendy Johnson née Berridge and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2015.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 - BT26 Piece 1181 Item 26.
  10. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2233D/022.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1975/Q2 Ipswich Volume 10 Page 2732 age 77.

Sybil May Berridge1

#9528, b. 27 May 1929
Last Edited=18 Jan 2017
Relationship
7th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
Sybil Burridge née Simpson
     Sybil May Berridge was born on 27 May 1929 in British Guiana.1,2 She was the daughter of Charles Henry Berridge and Gwendoline Greathead. Charles, a grocer, his wife Gwen, two year old David and little Sybil aged 10 months travelled from Liverpool leaving on 26 April 1930 on board the ship Amakura bound for Demerara in British Guiana. They gave their last address in the UK as 13 Sitterton Bere Regis, Wareham in Dorset.1 Charles and Gwendoline travelled aboard the ship Ingria with their children David, Sybil and ten month old Michael. They travelled first class.3 Charles and Gwendoline arrived in Plymouth with their children David, Sybil and Michael aboard the ship Van Rensselaer on 27 April 1939 from their home in British Guiana.4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Sybil May Berridge was listed as living at 4a Rushmere Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England with her parents.5 She married James M Simpson in 1954 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.6,7

Children of Sybil May Berridge and James M Simpson

  • Jane S M Simpson
  • Robert Simpson

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website findmypast - migration lists.
  2. [S14492] Emails between Wendy Johnson née Berridge and Jan Cooper from 5 March 2015.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 - BT26 Piece 1044 Item 47.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960 - BT26 Piece 1181 Item 26.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2233D/022.
  6. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1954/Q2 Cambridge Volume 4a Page 452.

James M Simpson1

#9529, d. 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     James M Simpson was born in New York City, USA.2 He married Sybil May Berridge, daughter of Charles Henry Berridge and Gwendoline Greathead, in 1954 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1,3 James died in 1995 in USA.4

Children of James M Simpson and Sybil May Berridge

  • Jane S M Simpson
  • Robert Simpson

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.
  2. [S9530] Emails between Jane Dreyfuss née Simpson and Jan Cooper from 1 August 2009.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1954/Q2 Cambridge Volume 4a Page 452.
  4. [S15664] Emails between Colin Johnson and Jan Cooper from 28 August 2005.

Clem Hinds1,2

#9532
Last Edited=1 Jun 2018
Clem Hines
     Clem Hinds married Thelma Zena Greathead, daughter of Thomas Henry Greathead and Alice Louisa Thalia Gainfort, This apparently was reported as a disastrous marriage.3

Child of Clem Hinds and Thelma Zena Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.
  2. [S16] E-mails between Tim Smellie and Jan Cooper from 27 Nov 2003 Information from Marylin McLean/Veecock daughter of Verna Greathead.
  3. [S16] E-mails between Tim Smellie and Jan Cooper from 27 Nov 2003.

Michael Hinds1

#9533
Last Edited=1 Jun 2018
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
Michael Hines
     Michael Hinds was the son of Clem Hinds and Thelma Zena Greathead. He married Elaine Forbs. Michael lived in Barbados in 2004 in the Caribean.2

Child of Michael Hinds and Elaine Forbs

  • Anthony Hinds

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.
  2. [S16] E-mails between Tim Smellie and Jan Cooper from 27 Nov 2003.

Robert Fossey1

#9547
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Robert Fossey married Sarah Smith.

Children of Robert Fossey and Sarah Smith

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.

Sarah Smith1

#9548
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Sarah Smith married Robert Fossey.

Children of Sarah Smith and Robert Fossey

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.

Doris Fossey1

#9549
Last Edited=27 Oct 2004
     Doris Fossey was the daughter of Robert Fossey and Sarah Smith.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.

Horace Fossey1

#9550, b. 12 July 1907, d. 14 March 1997
Last Edited=30 Sep 2004
     Horace Fossey was born on 12 July 1907.1 He was the son of Robert Fossey and Sarah Smith. Horace died on 14 March 1997 aged 89.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S3164] Emails between Henry Greathead and Jan Cooper from 13 December 1997.