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Elizabeth Crosby1

#11919, b. 21 June 1870, d. 10 December 1957
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Elizabeth Crosby was born on 21 June 1870 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William Crosby.3 She married Ernest Greathead, son of Richard Methley Greathead and Anne Cantrill, on 4 September 1901 in St Agnes, Birch-in-Rusholme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Teddy Scott and Fanny Cantrill Greathead. Ernest was a book keeper and lived at 225 Princess Road, Moss side. Elizbathe lived at 11 Harman Street, Longsight.1,4,5,6,3 Her husband Ernest died on 2 October 1938 in Lytham St Annes, Blackpool, Lancashire, England, aged 74.1,7,8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elizabeth was listed as living at 4 Willow Way, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was living with Frank and Alice Crosby.9 She died on 10 December 1957 in Wittington Hospital, Manchester, Lancashire, England, aged 87 her usual address was Sandown Nursing Home, Wittington, nr Manchester.1,10 Elizabeth was buried in Lytham Park Cemetery and Crematorium, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England.11 Administration papers were issued with a will on 2 April 1958 to her son Frank Lawrence Greathead who was a chartered accountant. Her effects were valued at £1810 11s 6d.12

Child of Elizabeth Crosby and Ernest Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S11922] Emails between Heather Barker née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 22 September 2004.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4452i/002.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q3 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 1289.
  5. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 Manchester Record Office Ref 26/1/223.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 26/1/223.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q4 Fylde Volume 8e Page 784.
  8. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - LYSTA/2/10 age 74.
  9. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4452I/002/7.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1957/Q4 Manchester Volume 10e page 322.
  11. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Frank Lawrence Greathead1

#11920, b. 21 June 1907, d. 6 November 1988
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Frank Lawrence Greathead was born on 21 June 1907 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Ernest Greathead and Elizabeth Crosby.1 He married Margery Percival on 2 August 1939 in Emmanuel, Barlow Moor, Lancashire, England.1,4,5 Frank received probate on his fathers cousin Marianne Greathead's will on 22 September 1939 in Manchester. He was a chartered accountant.6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Frank was listed as living at 39 Leach Lane, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, with his wife Margery. Frank was a Chartered Accountant.3 Her mother Elizabeth died on 10 December 1957 aged 87.1,7 Frank received administration with a will on her effects on 2 April 1958 .6 Frank died on 6 November 1988 in 2 Belgrave Close, West Park, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, aged 81.1,8,9 The will of Frank was proved on 11 December 1988 in Liverpool. His effects were valued at £12,748.9

Child of Frank Lawrence Greathead and Margery Percival

  • Heather Margaret Greathead1

Sources of Information

  1. [S11922] Emails between Heather Barker née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 22 September 2004.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q3 Chorlton Volume 8c page 699.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4825G/006.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q3 Manchester Volume 8d Page 42.
  5. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 23/4/109.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1957/Q4 Manchester Volume 10e page 322.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - Blackpool/F November 1988 40-358-1188.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8880800279Y.

Margery Percival1

#11921, b. 15 May 1915, d. 25 July 1995
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Margery Percival was born on 15 May 1915 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2 She married Frank Lawrence Greathead, son of Ernest Greathead and Elizabeth Crosby, on 2 August 1939 in Emmanuel, Barlow Moor, Lancashire, England.1,3,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Margery was listed as living at 39 Leach Lane, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, with her husband Frank. Frank was a Chartered Accountant.2 Her husband Frank died on 6 November 1988 in 2 Belgrave Close, West Park, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, aged 81.1,5,6 Margery died on 25 July 1995 in 49 Oxford Court, Oxford Road, Ansdell, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, England, aged 80.1,7,8 The will of Margery was proved on 14 September 1995 in Manchester. Her effects were described as not exceedig £145,000.8

Child of Margery Percival and Frank Lawrence Greathead

  • Heather Margaret Greathead1

Sources of Information

  1. [S11922] Emails between Heather Barker née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 22 September 2004.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4825G/006.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q3 Manchester Volume 8d Page 42.
  4. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 23/4/109.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - Blackpool/F November 1988 40-358-1188.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 8880800279Y.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - Blackpool/F 1995 July 5811C-C40C - 83-795.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office 9551916631E.