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Samuel Stephenson Greatheed1

#12355, b. 22 February 1813, d. 19 January 1887
Last Edited=7 Nov 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     Samuel Stephenson Greatheed was born on 22 February 1813 in Lympsham, Somerset, England.2 He was the son of Rev Samuel Greatheed and Jane Dorothea Stephenson.3
Samuel was admitted to Trinity College Cambridge and was awarded his BA in 1835 and his MA in 1838. He was ordained as a Deacon in Ely on 27 May 1838. He then became a Priest in London on 14 June 1840 and then as Church of England Rector at Drayton in Middlesex in 1840-41. No further appointments were recorded until he became the Rector at Corringham, Essex from 1862-1887.
He was one of the original editors of the Cambridge Mathematical Journal; composer of The Sequential Book of Church Music; Enoch's Prophecy (an oratario); The English Gradual, and other works of sacred music.2 He married Margaret Stephenson, daughter of Rev William Robert Stephenson, on 18 July 1838 in St Michael, Fobbing, Essex, England, after a licence was issued on 17 July 1838. The ceremony was witnessed by Elizabeth Stephenson and Rev W R Stephenson who was the Rector of Corringham and Margaret's father. Samuel was a Clerk Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.1,4,5,6 It would appear that Rev Samuel rented a house with garden and orchard in West Drayton from J H Jaquet for at least three years the rateable value was £25. When he died his widowtook over the property.7 Samuel was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in China Terrace, Lambeth, London, England, Samuel was a clergyman. His wife and young children were staying in Westminster with Will Stephenson aged 35 a stationer and Hester Stephenson age 40. These are probably her siblings or brother and sister in law.8 Rev Samuel Greatheed and his family occupied Switzerland Cottage, Drayton Green, West Drayton until the lease was transferred to Mrs Maria Jaquet a widow from West Drayton and Hamilton Jennings a surgeon also from West Drayton on 25 October 1845. The rent was declared to be £40 per year and the lease was to run for 21 years.

The house was described in the lease as having a Drawing room with register stove and blind roller, Dining room with register stove, two cupboards with mahogony tops and blind roller. Breakfast parlour with stove and roller, Store room with stove dreser with cupboards, two glass cupboards and roller. Kitchen withange, two dressers, ironing boar and hat pegs. Wash house with a grate, two coppers and pump and ironing board. Celler with bottle rack and large iron wine safe and bells and wires to two parlours and four bedrooms. Passage with blind roller and hat pegs. Water closet with pan and stoves to four bedrooms and rollers for blinds in five bedrooms. Locks and keys to all the doors.

The garden was described as having an orchard, coach house, stables and outhouses.9,7 Samuel was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, He is described as a clergyman without cure of Souls.10 Samuel was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Eton House, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, England, Samuel was a clergyman.11 Samuel was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, Samuel was a Rector of Corringham.12 Samuel was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Corringham, Essex, England, Samuel was the Rector of Corringham.13 Samuel died on 19 January 1887 in Corringham Rectory, Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex, England, aged 73.2,14 Samuel was buried on 24 January 1887 in St Mary the Virgin, Corringham, Essex, England.15 The will of Samuel was proved on 15 February 1887 at the Principal Registry to his widow Margaret and his sons William and Francis. William was living at 174 Euston Road, Middlesex and Francis at Corryham. His personal estate was valued at £33,644 3s 7d and then resworn as £34,394 3s 7d.16

Children of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed and Margaret Stephenson

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S40030] Ancestry - www.family search.org - Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900, Venn, J. A., comp. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954.
  3. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1838/Q3 Orsett Volume 12 Page 245.
  5. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Origins marriage licence allegations - Faculty Office 1701-1850.
  6. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Faculty Office marriage licence allegations 1701-1850 Brides index.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - London Selected Rate Books, 1684-1907.
  8. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1057/2 Folio 6 Page 5.
  9. [S40043] Record OfficeCopy of Lease on house found at LMA ACC/0448/111.
  10. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 Ho107 Piece 1613 Folio 205 Page 30.
  11. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 494 Folio 24 Page 41.
  12. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1655 Folio 7 Page 6.
  13. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1755 Folio 8 Page 9.
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Margaret Stephenson1

#12356, b. about 1812, d. 10 January 1900
Last Edited=6 Feb 2016
     Margaret Stephenson was born about 1812 in London, England.1 She was the daughter of Rev William Robert Stephenson.2 She married Samuel Stephenson Greatheed, son of Rev Samuel Greatheed and Jane Dorothea Stephenson, on 18 July 1838 in St Michael, Fobbing, Essex, England, after a licence was issued on 17 July 1838. The ceremony was witnessed by Elizabeth Stephenson and Rev W R Stephenson who was the Rector of Corringham and Margaret's father. Samuel was a Clerk Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.1,3,4,5 Margaret was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Parliament Street, Westminster, London, England, Margaret was with her two young children Stephenson and Dorothy. She appears to be staying with Will Stephenson aged 35 a stationer and Hester Stephenson age 40. These are probably her siblings or brother and sister in law. They are enumerated as Greathead. Her husband was living in China Terrace, Lambeth which may have been their normal home.6 Rev Samuel Greatheed and his family occupied Switzerland Cottage, Drayton Green, West Drayton until the lease was transferred to Mrs Maria Jaquet a widow from West Drayton and Hamilton Jennings a surgeon also from West Drayton on 25 October 1845. The rent was declared to be £40 per year and the lease was to run for 21 years.

The house was described in the lease as having a Drawing room with register stove and blind roller, Dining room with register stove, two cupboards with mahogony tops and blind roller. Breakfast parlour with stove and roller, Store room with stove dreser with cupboards, two glass cupboards and roller. Kitchen withange, two dressers, ironing boar and hat pegs. Wash house with a grate, two coppers and pump and ironing board. Celler with bottle rack and large iron wine safe and bells and wires to two parlours and four bedrooms. Passage with blind roller and hat pegs. Water closet with pan and stoves to four bedrooms and rollers for blinds in five bedrooms. Locks and keys to all the doors.

The garden was described as having an orchard, coach house, stables and outhouses.7,8 In the census of 30 March 1851 at High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, she was listed as the wife of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.9 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Eton House, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, England, she was listed as the wife of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.101 In the census of 2 April 1871 she was listed as the lodger and was the wife of the Rector of Corringham.11 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the wife of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.12 Margaret's husband Samuel died on 19 January 1887. She received probate with her sons William and Francis.13 In the census of 5 April 1891 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the mother of John Greatheed Margaret was living by her own means.14 Margaret died on 10 January 1900 in Corringham Rectory, Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex, England.15,13 Margaret was buried on 13 January 1900 in St Mary the Virgin, Corringham, Essex, England.16 The will of Margaret was proved on 10 February 1900 in London to her sons William and Francis both listed as gentlemen and Christopher a retired deputy conservator in the Imperial service of India. Her effects were valued at £14 499 18s 9d. Her husband had died earlier in 1887.13

Children of Margaret Stephenson and Samuel Stephenson Greatheed

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1838/Q3 Orsett Volume 12 Page 245.
  4. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Origins marriage licence allegations - Faculty Office 1701-1850.
  5. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Faculty Office marriage licence allegations 1701-1850 Brides index.
  6. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 H107 Piece 738/1 Folio 7 Pages 5 and 6.
  7. [S40043] Record OfficeCopy of Lease on house found at LMA ACC/0448/111.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - London Selected Rate Books, 1684-1907.
  9. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 Ho107 Piece 1613 Folio 205 Page 30.
  10. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 494 Folio 24 Page 41.
  11. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 339 Folio 44 Page 32.
  12. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1755 Folio 8 Page 9.
  13. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  14. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1380 Folio 25 Page 1.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q1 Orsett Volume 4a Page 342a/3.
  16. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Heather Hicks.
  17. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
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Rev William Robert Stephenson1,2

#12357
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Rev William Robert Stephenson married Elizabeth ...3 He was a clergyman.3 He witnessed the marriage of Margaret Stephenson and Samuel Stephenson Greatheed on 18 July 1838 in St Michael, Fobbing, Essex, England.3,4,5,6

Child of Rev William Robert Stephenson and Elizabeth ...

Children of Rev William Robert Stephenson

Sources of Information

  1. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.
  2. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteDeaths, Marriages, News and Promotions (1838).
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1838/Q3 Orsett Volume 12 Page 245.
  5. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Origins marriage licence allegations - Faculty Office 1701-1850.
  6. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Faculty Office marriage licence allegations 1701-1850 Brides index.

Elizabeth Stephenson1

#12358, b. about 1801
Last Edited=20 Dec 2004
     Elizabeth Stephenson was born about 1801 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Rev William Robert Stephenson.1 In the census of 2 April 1871 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the sister in law of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the sister in law of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1655 Folio 7 Page 6.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1755 Folio 8 Page 9.

Bert Simkin

#12359
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 27 - Joseph Greathead
     Bert Simkin married Constance Rosehannah Greathead, daughter of John Greathead and Anna Hanson, in 1940.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S89] E-mails between Thereza Newton and Jan Cooper from 8 December 2004.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1940/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 24.

Rev Samuel Greatheed1

#12360, b. 9 March 1759, d. 15 February 1823
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     Rev Samuel Greatheed was baptised on 9 March 1759 in St Clement Danes, Strand, London, England.2 He was the son of Samuel Greatheed and Anna Rhodes.2 Samuel was in the Army during the American War.3 Samuel was Assistant Tutor in the Newport Pagnell Academy from 1786-89, then Supply in Woburn, Bedfordshire from 1789-91. He then became Pastor in Woburn 1791-97 and Rector in Bishops Hull, Somerset until his death.3 He married Ann Hamilton on 3 September 1788 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England.2,4 Rev Samuel Greathead, was resident in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire in 1804 when he proved and executor of the will of his brother John who was a seaman on board H.M.S. "Niger", but died Plymouth Hospital.5 His wife Ann died on 1807 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, England, she had received a considerable fortune following the death of her only brother Thomas Abbot Hamilton who had died intestate and Letters of Administration were granted to her.2,6,7,8 He married Jane Dorothea Stephenson on 22 August 1809 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, after a licence being issued.9 Samuel died on 15 February 1823 in Bishops Hull, Taunton, Somerset, England, aged 63.10,2,3 The will of Samuel was proved on 2 June 1823.11

Children of Rev Samuel Greatheed and Jane Dorothea Stephenson

Sources of Information

  1. [S40030] Ancestry - www.family search.org - Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900, Venn, J. A., comp. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954.
  2. [S21577] Letters between Joan Bygrave and Jan Cooper from 8 January 2006.
  3. [S40000] Website www.surman.english.qmul.ac.uk.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Buckinghamshire parish registers, marriages Phillimore, W. P. W. (William Phillimore Watts), 1853-1913 and Groom's Name: Samuel Greatheed, Bride's Name: Ann Hamilton,
    Marriage Date: 03 Sep 1788, Marriage Place: Newport Pagnell,Buckingham,England,
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01522-2, System Origin: England-ODM, Source Film Number: 496706, Collection: England Marriages, 1538–1973.
  5. [S40000] Website Find my past - Devon Wills Index, 1163-1999 Transcription.
  6. [S9051] Emails between Claud Worville Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 April 2007.
  7. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteDeaths marriages news and promotoions - 1807.
  8. [S40000] Website http://apps.bedscc.gov.uk/bedsccis3/detail.aspx - Bedfordshire & Luton Archives.
  9. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for Olney, 1665-1932 Church of England. Parish Church of Olney (Buckinghamshire).
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office PRO Prob: 11/1672.
  12. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.

Abbott Hamilton Greatheed1

#12361, b. 19 March 1815, d. 26 April 1842
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     Abbott Hamilton Greatheed was born on 19 March 1815 in Bishops Hull, Somerset, England.1,2,3,4 He was the son of Rev Samuel Greatheed and Jane Dorothea Stephenson.1 He was baptised on 18 April 1815 in Independent, Bishops Hull, Taunton, Somerset, England, by Robert Winton.2,3,4 Abbott was admitted to Trinity College, Cambridge on 29 April 1833. He was the youngest son of Samuel [Merton College, Oxford], clerk, of Bishop's Hull, near Taunton, Somerset. He migrated to Christ's, on 13 January 1834 gaining his B.A. in 1837; he appears in the Middle Temple Admission Register on 17 July 1839; and his M.A. in 1841.1,5 He died on 26 April 1842 in 92 Piccadilly, London, England, aged 27 of fever.1 Abbott was buried on 29 April 1842 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, in the West Catacomb Vault no 75 space 11.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S40030] Ancestry - www.family search.org - Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900, Venn, J. A., comp. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Films 0825376 - Baptisms and burials, 1734-1837 Independent Church (Bishops-Hull).
  3. [S40029] The Genealogist websiteRG4 Piece 1542 Folio 9 - Register of Births and Baptisms at the Independent Dissenting Chapel in the parish of Bishops Hull, Somerset from 1804 to 1836.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 - RG4 Piece 1542.
  5. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Bob Alexander Guild member 2819.
  6. [S40000] Website deceased on line.

John Greatheed1

#12362, b. 8 June 1842, d. 17 October 1923
Last Edited=27 Jan 2017
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     John Greatheed was born on 8 June 1842 in West Drayton, London, England.1,2 He was the son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed and Margaret Stephenson.1 Rev Samuel Greatheed and his family occupied Switzerland Cottage, Drayton Green, West Drayton until the lease was transferred to Mrs Maria Jaquet a widow from West Drayton and Hamilton Jennings a surgeon also from West Drayton on 25 October 1845. The rent was declared to be £40 per year and the lease was to run for 21 years.

The house was described in the lease as having a Drawing room with register stove and blind roller, Dining room with register stove, two cupboards with mahogony tops and blind roller. Breakfast parlour with stove and roller, Store room with stove dreser with cupboards, two glass cupboards and roller. Kitchen withange, two dressers, ironing boar and hat pegs. Wash house with a grate, two coppers and pump and ironing board. Celler with bottle rack and large iron wine safe and bells and wires to two parlours and four bedrooms. Passage with blind roller and hat pegs. Water closet with pan and stoves to four bedrooms and rollers for blinds in five bedrooms. Locks and keys to all the doors.

The garden was described as having an orchard, coach house, stables and outhouses.3,4 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Corringham, Essex, England, he was listed as the nephew of John H Stephenson John was staying with his Uncle and Aunt. Uncle John was the Rector of Corringham.5 John entered Tonbridge School in 1852 staying on to spend time, 1857-60 in the sixth form. He was Head Boy.6 John was admitted into Trinity College, Cambridge on 12 April 1860. He was the second son of the Rev. Samuel Stephenson He gained his B.A. in 1864; and his M.A. in 1882. He was ordained Deacon in Ripon in 1865; Priest in 1867; Church of Penistone, Yorkshire., 1865-9. Curate of the Church of the Advent, Boston, U.S.A., 1872-4. Curate of St Peter's, Mazagon, Bombay, India, 1875-81. C. of St Olave's, Spitalfields, London, 1881-3. C. of St Augustine's, Kilburn, 1883-4. Chaplain to the Little Sisters of St Peter's (Kilburn), at Littlehampton, Sussex, 1884-6. Succeeded his father as Rector of Corringham, Essex, 1887-1923.1,6
In the census of 7 April 1861 in Eton House, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, England, he was listed as the son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed John was a Church Scholar.7 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Mission House, St Clements, Cowley, Headington, Oxfordshire, England, he was listed as a novice John was a Mission Priest.8 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, John was the Rector of Corringham.9 He married Bertha Mildred Antoinette Gauntlett, daughter of Henry John Gauntlett and Henrietta Gipps Mount, in 1894 in Kensington, London, England.2,10 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, John was a Church of England clergyman. Staying with them was their sister in law Henrietta Gauntlett, cousin Lydia A Costard, nephews David D and John M A Gauntlett and niece Henrietta S J D Gauntlett.11 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, John was an Anglican Priest living with his wife, sister in law who was their housekeeper, nephew who was at school and niece and three servants in an eighteen roomed home.12 John died on 17 October 1923 in Corringham Rectory, Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex, England, aged 81.1,13,14 John was buried on 22 October 1923 in St Mary the Virgin, Corringham, Essex, England.15,16 The will of John was proved on 31 January 1924 in London to Bertha Mildred Antoinette Greatheed his widow. His effects were valued at £2223 4s 2d.14

Sources of Information

  1. [S40030] Ancestry - www.family search.org - Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900, Venn, J. A., comp. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S40043] Record OfficeCopy of Lease on house found at LMA ACC/0448/111.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - London Selected Rate Books, 1684-1907.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1773 Folio 270 Page 10.
  6. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteTonbridge School entrants.
  7. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 494 Folio 24 Page 41.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1435 Folio 34 page 13.
  9. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1380 Folio 25 Page 1.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q2 Kensington Volume 1a Page 243.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1662 Folio 82 Page 12.
  12. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 9993 RG78 Piece 525 Registration district 192 Sub district 2 enumeration district 14 schedule number 16.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Orsett Volume 4a Page 538.
  14. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  15. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Heather Hicks.
  16. [S263] Emails between Charles Sale and Jan Cooper from 29 April 2009.

Francis Greatheed1

#12363, b. 1850, d. 27 December 1904
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     Francis Greatheed was born in 1850 in Norwood, London, England.1 He was baptised on 1 January 1850 in All Saints with St Margarets, Upper Norwood, London, England, his father was a clerk.2 He was the son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed and Margaret Stephenson.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 39 King William Street, St Margaret in the Martyrs, London, England, Francis and William were listed as visitors of Alexander McCaul and his family.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Eton House, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, England, he was listed as the son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed Francis was a scholar.4 Francis and his sister Dorothea together with a Miss Stephenson were the guests at the Kulm Hotel in St Moritz in Switzerland between October 1868 and March 1869.5 Francis's father Samuel died on 19 January 1887. He received probate with his mother Margaret and brother William.6 In the census of 5 April 1891 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, he was listed as the brother of John Greatheed Francis was living by his own means.7 Francis's mother died on 10 January 1900. He, together with his brothers William and Christopher received probate in London on 10 February 1900. Francis was listed as a gentleman.6 Francis was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in "Hollycroft", Wellington Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England, Francis was living by his own means.8 Francis died on 27 December 1904 in "Hollycroft", Wellington Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, England.9,6 Francis did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 16 March 1905 in London to his brothers Christopher who was retired from the Indian forest service and William a retired solicitor. His effects were valued at £14462 14s 11d.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO 107 Piece 1531 Folio 29 Pages 11 and 12.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 494 Folio 24 Page 41.
  5. [S273] E-mails between Diane Conrad and Jan Cooper from 6 July 2010.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1380 Folio 25 Page 1.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1041 Folio 107 Page 44.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q4 Christchurch Volume 2b Page 445.

Bertha Mildred Antoinette Gauntlett1

#12364, b. 1848, d. 11 July 1929
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Bertha Mildred Antoinette Gauntlett was born in 1848 in Kensington, London, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Henry John Gauntlett and Henrietta Gipps Mount.11 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 14 Russell Road, Kensington, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henrietta Gipps Gauntlett.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 29 Addison Gardens, Kensington, London, England, she was listed as the sister of Henry Chrysostom Deane Gauntlett.4 Henrietta did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 2 May 1892 to her daughter Bertha in London her efffects were valued at £170.5 She married John Greatheed, son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed and Margaret Stephenson, in 1894 in Kensington, London, England.1,6 In the census of 31 March 1901 at The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greatheed John was a Church of England clergyman. Staying with them was their sister in law Henrietta Gauntlett, cousin Lydia A Costard, nephews David D and John M A Gauntlett and niece Henrietta S J D Gauntlett.7 In the census of 2 April 1911 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greatheed.8 Her husband John died on 17 October 1923 in Corringham Rectory, Corringham, Stanford le Hope, Essex, England, aged 81.9,10,5 The will of John was proved by Bertha Mildred Antoinette Greatheed his widow on 31 January 1924 in London, his effects were valued at £2223 4s 2d.5 Bertha died on 11 July 1929 in 32 St Johns Road, Putney, London, England.5,11 The will of Bertha was proved on 19 September 1929 in London to Henrietta St John Gauntlett a spinster, her sister. Her effects were valued at £631 7s 10d.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1848/Q3 St Luke Volume 2 Page 255.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 27 Folio 141 Page 24.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 39 Folio 152 Pages 31 and 32.
  5. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q2 Kensington Volume 1a Page 243.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1662 Folio 82 Page 12.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 9993 RG78 Piece 525 Registration district 192 Sub district 2 enumeration district 14 schedule number 16.
  9. [S40030] Ancestry - www.family search.org - Cambridge University Alumni 1261-1900, Venn, J. A., comp. Alumni Cantabrigienses. London: Cambridge University Press, 1922-1954.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Orsett Volume 4a Page 538.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1929/Q3 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 523.

Jane Dorothea Stephenson1

#12365, b. 1811
Last Edited=21 Dec 2004
     Jane Dorothea Stephenson was born in 1811 in London, England.1 She was the daughter of Rev William Robert Stephenson.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, England, she was listed as the sister in law of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed Jane is living with her sister Margaret and her husband.2 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Eton House, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, England, she was listed as the sister in law of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.3 In the census of 2 April 1871 in The Rectory, Corringham, Essex, England, she was listed as the sister in law of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 Ho107 Piece 1613 Folio 205 Page 30.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 494 Folio 24 Page 41.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1655 Folio 7 Page 6.

William Greatheed1

#12366, b. 1847, d. 20 May 1930
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     William Greatheed was born in 1847 in Norwood, London, England, although his birth was registered in Abergavenny.1,2 He was the son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed and Margaret Stephenson.1 He was baptised on 24 February 1848 in All Saints with St Margarets, Upper Norwood, London, England, His father was a clerk.31 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 39 King William Street, St Margaret in the Martyrs, London, England, Francis and William were listed as visitors of Alexander McCaul and his family.4 William entered Tonbridge School in 1858, leaving in 1864. He then went onto Blackheath Propriety School.5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Eton House, London Road, Tonbridge, Kent, England, he was listed as the son of Samuel Stephenson Greatheed William was a scholar.6 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 58 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London, England, he was listed as the lodger along with his mother. He was an articled clerk at law.7 In 1872 William had an illigitimate son with a lady called Elizabeth Tennent. His son was born under the name of Walter George Gaston.8 He passed his Matric in London University and was admitted a Solicitor in 1873. After being a managing clerk for seven years, he gave up the Law, in order to study at Mason's Science College Bimingham. He wrote various articles in magazines and was a Naval Artillery Volunteer.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 33 St Julians Friars, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, he was listed as a boarder William was a solictor.9 William's father Samuel died on 19 January 1887. He received probate with his mother Margaret and brother Francis.10 William was listed as a photographic journalist 1888 - 1893 and civil engineer 1892 - 1909 at 67-69 Chancery Lane.11,12 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 69 and 67 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London, England, he was listed as a boarder William was a retired solicitor living by his own means.13 William's mother died on 10 January 1900. He, together with his brothers Francis and Christopher received probate in London on 10 February 1900. William was listed as a gentleman.10 William was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 65-66 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London, England, William was living by his own means.14 William and Christopher received administration on their brother Francis effects on 16 March 1905 in London. Christopher was retired from the Indian forest service and William was a retired solicitor.10 Dorothea's administration was issued to her brothers Christopher of the Indian Civil Service retired and William listed as a gentleman. Her effects were valued at £15.523 12s 11d and the resworn as £13,737 15s 2d.15 William was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 67 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London, England, William was a gentleman of private means who stated in early life for a few years he had been a solictor. He was living alone in a two roomed home.16 He died on 20 May 1930 in 4 Kings Road, St Pancras, London, England, His usual address was 67 Chancery Lane, Holborn, Middlesex.10,17,8 William was buried on 20 May 1930 in West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium, West Norwood, London, England, plot 37025. The inscription on the gravestone read: In loving memory of William Greatheed son of the late Rev. Samuel Greatheed of Corringham Rectory, Stanford-le-Hope, who passed away 20th May 1930 aged 82 years. Until the day break and the shadows flee away. Thy will be done. Also Doris May beloved daughter of Walter and Mary Tennant, William's grandaughter.18 The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser of 19 January 1931, Page 6 reported his death and that The Treasury Solicitor was advertising for claimants to his estate. William was described as someone who rarely spoke to anyone and according to the caretaker of the flats where he lived he never had any friends or visitors. Apparently William was extremely particular about his food and would give instructions on how it should be cooked. He never spoke about his past life, although he once mentioned that in his early days he was articled to a firm of solicitors in Lincoln's Inn. Every morning he would leave his flat, returning in the evening, but no one knew where he went. He became seriously ill in early 1930 and was removed to hospital, where he died.19 William did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 28 May 1931 in London to H M Treasury Solicitor. His effects were valued at £9,559 3s 1d.10

Child of William Greatheed and Elizabeth Tennant

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1847/Q2 Abergavnney Volume XXVI Page 23.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Baptisms, 1813-1912.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO 107 Piece 1531 Folio 29 Pages 11 and 12.
  5. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteTonbridge School entrants.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 494 Folio 24 Page 41.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 339 Folio 44 Page 32.
  8. [S21577] Letters between Joan Bygrave and Jan Cooper from 8 January 2006.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2651 Folio 17 Page 27/8.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  11. [S40038] Guildhall Library London Directories, 1892 and 1909.
  12. [S40000] Website www.museumoflondon.org.uk/photolondon/pages/details.
  13. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 219 Folio 137 Page 14.
  14. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 246 Folio 145 Page 11.
  15. [S178] E-mails between Agnes McCaul and Jan Cooper from 12 December 2006.
  16. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 1201 RG78 Piece 41 Registration district 14 sub district 1 enumeration district 5 schedule number 76.
  17. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1930/Q2 Pancras Volume 1b Page 85.
  18. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  19. [S40045] Newspapers The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser 19 January 1931, Page 6.

Samuel Greatheed1,2

#12367, b. about 1791, d. 17 April 1847
Last Edited=19 Sep 2018
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     Samuel Greatheed was born about 1791 in Wiltshire, England, War Office Registers dated 1811 suggest Samuel was aged 20 in 1811.3 He was the son of Samuel Greatheed and Mary Wilson. He married Margaret Elizabeth Crooke, daughter of John Crooke, on 3 April 1824 in St Mary, Southampton, Hampshire, England.1,4 Samuel inherited Landford Lodge when his father died in 1829 but leased it out until he put the estate up for sale in 1846. The family sold it to Countess Nelson of Landford in 1848 after Samuel had died.5 Samuel was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Bourne, Christchurch, Dorset, England, Samuel was of independent means and living with his wife and two daughters Matilda and Adelaide.6 Samuel died on 17 April 1847 in Stoneham, Hampshire, England.7,8 Samuel was buried in St Andrew, Landford, Wiltshire, England.9 The will of Samuel was proved on 17 May 1847.10

Children of Samuel Greatheed and Margaret Elizabeth Crooke

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M01692-8, Source Film Number: 1041727, Reference Number: p127 rn 381, Collection: England Marriages, 1538–1973.
  5. [S532] E-mails between John Martin and Jan Cooper from 19 September 2018.
  6. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 398/29 Folio 9 Page 12.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1847/Q2 S Stoneham Volume 7 Page 161 - age 55.
  8. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.
  9. [S223] Emails between Kirsty Gray and Jan Cooper from 14 April 2008.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Adelaide Olivia Greatheed1