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Margaret Francis1

#13076, b. about 1796, d. 1854
Last Edited=3 Jul 2015
     Margaret Francis was born about 1796 in Monmouthshire, Wales.1,2 She was the daughter of ... Francis.1 She married John Greathead on 5 July 1824 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London, England, after the banns had been read. Both of them signed their names. The ceremony was witnessed by George Greathead and Millicent Francis.3,4,5,6 Little Windmill Street later became Lexington Street.5 Her husband John died on 1847 in Little Windmill Street, St James, Westminster, London, England.7,8,5 Patrick Burke and Ann Osborne were accused of stealing anoil-painting and frame, value 6s; the goods of  Margaret Greathead: Osborne having been before convicted. Margaret stated she was a widow, and a publican of Westminster. On 27 April, about half-past six o'clock in the evening, she missed an oil painting and frame from the tap-room—she had seen it safe half an hour before and saw it again at seven, when the policeman brought the prisoner. Patrick aged 32 was found guilty and confined for four months. Ann aged 37 was also found guilty and transported for seven years.9 An unknown person was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at 12 Little Windmill Street, Westminster, London, England, Margaret was a licensed victualler and had her niece Millycent Battcock aged 14, a scholar living with her.10 She died in 1854 in Little Windmill Street, St James, Westminster, London, England, she died of cholera, a victim of the raging epidemic in the district, one of the hundred and twenty-seven people whose lives were taken on that same day. Her sister Elizabeth was visiting and also died.11,5 She was buried on 5 September 1854 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, with her sister Elizabeth Francis who died whilst staying with her at 12 Little Windmill Stree, Haymarket. Elizabeth was buried in a common grave whilst Margaret was buried in a private grave alongside her husband John who had died in 1847.12 The will of Margaret was proved on 3 October 1854 Margaret gave bequests to members of her staff and to her niece Millicent Battcock and her nephew Charles Battcock. They were the children of her sister Eunice.13

Sources of Information

  1. [S102] E-mails between Valda Shrimpton and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers, 1550-1926 Church of England. St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church (Westminster, Middlesex). Film 0561164.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate Westminster City Archives microfilm 56.
  5. [S102] E-mails between Valda Shrimpton and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005 Root and Branch - WSFHS March 2005 Pages 157-162.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1847/Q1 St James Volume 1 Page 90.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office states died in Haymarket.
  9. [S40000] Website Old Bailey.
  10. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1483 Folio 156 Page 69.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1854/Q3 St James Volume 1a Page 379.
  12. [S40000] Website Deceased on line.
  13. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

John Greathead1

#13077, b. about 1795, d. 1847
Last Edited=2 Sep 2015
     John Greathead was born about 1795.2 He married Margaret Francis, daughter of ... Francis, on 5 July 1824 in St Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London, England, after the banns had been read. Both of them signed their names. The ceremony was witnessed by George Greathead and Millicent Francis.3,4,5,6 John is described as of White Hart No 12 Windmill Street, Haymarket when on 24 September he took out an insurance policy with the Sun Fire Office. He described himself as a Victualler and spirit dealer. He insured his household goods, wearing apparel, printed book and plate for three hundred pounds. The policy also covered his stock and utensils insured for one hundred and twenty pounds. His house was made of brick and the premium was 11/6 and was due to be renewed midsummer 1835. The duty he paid was 12/7.7 The entry in the Robson's London Classification of Trades for 1835 states that Jno Greathead was one of the 1070 licensed victuallers listed. His address was White Hart, 12 Little Windmill Street, Golden Square.8 Little Windmill Street later became Lexington Street.5 He died in 1847 in Little Windmill Street, St James, Westminster, London, England.9,10,5 John was buried on 12 February 1847 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, at 3:45pm. The Private grave was dug to a extra depth of 10 feet and is listed as plot 11,6x165,0.2 The will of John was proved on 26 February 1847 John left all his personal estate to his wife Margaret.11

Sources of Information

  1. [S102] E-mails between Valda Shrimpton and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  2. [S40000] Website deceased on line.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers, 1550-1926 Church of England. St. Martin-in-the-Fields Church (Westminster, Middlesex). Film 0561164.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate Westminster City Archives microfilm 56.
  5. [S102] E-mails between Valda Shrimpton and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005 Root and Branch - WSFHS March 2005 Pages 157-162.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  7. [S40038] Guildhall Library Sun Fire Office records MS 11936/544/1184054.
  8. [S4908] Letters between Ronald Greathead, Tim Ely and Jan Cooper.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1847/Q1 St James Volume 1 Page 90.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office states died in Haymarket.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

John Francis Greathead

#13078, b. 8 May 1886, d. 3 March 1949
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     John Francis Greathead was born on 8 May 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, to a father who was born in England and a mother who was born in Pennsylvania.1,2 He was the son of Edwin Francis Greathead and Catherine Elizabeth Beam.2 In the census of 25 April 1910 in N Washington, Oneida, New York, New Jersey, USA, he was listed as a roomer with Alice M Cummings. John was a civil engineer on the Barge Canal.3 He married Edna Madison Ackerman, daughter of George E Ackerman and Euginia Van Wormer, on 28 June 1911 in Gaylord, Otsego, Michigan, USA.2,4 John Greathead was a painter who settled in Vallejo, California in 1918, although he spent several years in San Francisco in the 1930s.

For several years, he worked as a field engineer at the Mare Island Naval Shipyard.

He exhibited at the California State Fair in 1930 and the San Francisco Art Centre in 1935.1 John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 January 1920 in Virginia Street, Vallejo, Solano, California, USA, John was an engineer in the US Navy Yard.5 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 2 April 1930 in 13 Street, Vallejo, Solano, California, USA, John was an civiil engineer at the shipyard.6 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in 231 B, Vallejo, Solano, California, USA, John was living with his wife and daughter. John was a civil engineer in the US Navy yard and Edna a YWCA girl reserve secretary.7 On 27 April 1942 John signed up for service in WW2. He was described as being white and five foot eight inches tall, weighing 145 pounds. He had hazel eyes, brown hair and a light complexion with a scar on his left cheek. His next of kin was his wife Edna who was living at 231B St Vallego, California. His employer was stated as being US Government, Mare Island, California.8 John died on 3 March 1949 in Solano, California, USA, aged 62.1,9,10 John was buried in Arlington Cemetery, Drexel Hill, Delaware, Pennsylvania, USA.10 An antiquarian bookseller was invited to make an offer on a collection of books.the remains of the literary estate of John F. and Edna Ackerman Greathead. They were in a shack outside Falls City, Oregon, in good condition, about 1200 books, he bought them all. John had accumulated many books on art and/or water-colours starting around 1920, and brought home catalogues from various art exhibits, filled with detailed notes on the artists displayed, in his handwriting- including the Chicago Art Institute 1930, 31, and 33. He became a watercolourist of note. The book "Universal Indian Sign Language / of the Plains Indians" by William Tomkins, 1927, was inscribed by the author "to my good friend, John Greathead". Edna was known as Phi Beta Kappa at Syracuse U. Sheleft a copy of her father's poetry book, a number of early small textbooks dating back as far as 1800, and two copies of her book "Southern Opinion on the Negro Question" published by Syracuse U in 1910. .11

Children of John Francis Greathead and Edna Madison Ackerman

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website http://www.askart.com/biography.asp?ID=120285
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 Roll T624_1051 page 11a Enumeration District 90 Image 1025.
  4. [S40000] Website LDS - Michigan marriages 1868-1925 Film number 2342694 Digital GS number 4001632 Image 341 Reference number v4 p244 m30.
  5. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 153 Page 8B Enumeration District 163 Image 858.
  6. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 221 Page 9A Enumeration District 40 Image 445.
  7. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-348 Page 12b Enumeration District 48-27A.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - WW2 US Registration cards.
  9. [S40000] Website www.familytreelegends.com.
  10. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  11. [S321] Emails between Truman Price and Jan Cooper from 1 November 2010.

Emily Sarah Greathed1

#13084, b. about 1820, d. 8 April 1868
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathed
Appears on charts:
Chart 20 - Edward Greathead
     Emily Sarah Greathed was born about 1820 in France.2 She was the daughter of Edward Harris and Mary Elizabeth Glyn.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Hampton Court Green, Hampton Court, Surrey, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Greathed.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 112 Park Place, Westminster, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Glyn.4 Emily applied for a passport on 26 January 1856. The number when issued was 32831.5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 20a Hill Street, Hanover Square, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Elizabeth Glyn.6 She died on 8 April 1868 in Uddens, Wimborne, Dorset, England, her usual address was 10 Portugal Street, Grosvenor Square.1,7,8 Emily was buried on 14 April 1868 in Hampreston, Dorset, England.9 The will of Emily was proved on 14 May 1868 at Probate Register by her brother Sir Edward Harris Greathed of Uddens. Her effects were valued at £14,000 then resworn at the Stamp Office in June 1869 to be under £19,000.10

Sources of Information

  1. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 718/5 Folio 42 Page 12.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1475 Folio 603 Page 26.
  5. [S40017] Www.findmypast.com - Passport application.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 46 Folio 63 Page 8.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1868/Q2 Wimborne Volume 5a Page 173 age 48.
  8. [S147] E-mails between Nick Deacon and Jan Cooper from 13 April 2006 Burkes 1937 Great Britain page 965 and 1952 Burke Great Britain Oldfield.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - Dorset Parish records.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office LDS film 1850439.

John Percival Greethead

#13085, b. 2 April 1910, d. 10 September 1997
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of James Greethead
Appears on charts:
Chart 23 - James Greethead
     John Percival Greethead was born on 2 April 1910 in Bristol, Somerset, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Percival Gladstone Greethead and Julia Florence Knight. In the census of 2 April 1911 in 75 Monk Road, Bishopston, Bristol, Somerset, England, he was listed as the son of Percival Gladstone Greethead.4 John's parents divorced in 1928, his custody was granted to his mother. His father remarried shortly afterwards.5 He married Grace May Flook, daughter of Alfred Ernest Flook and Edith Jessie Hill, on 13 October 1934 in Parish Church of Clifton, Bristol, Somerset, England. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register John was listed as living at 59 Park Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England with his wife Grace. With their children Michael and Brenda. John was a Police Constable.3 At 11.10 a.m. on Thursday 1 January, 1953, information was received at
Studley Police Station, to the effect that an aircraft had made a forced landing in the Parish of Spernal, near Middle Spernal Farm. Police Sergeant Thomas and John P. Greethead, Police Constable 242 investigated the accident.6 He died on 10 September 1997 in Woodlands House, Middle Warberry Road, Torquay, Devon, England, aged 87 He died of Bronchopaemoala and senile demencia and was a retired policeman.7,6

Children of John Percival Greethead and Grace May Flook

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q2 Bristol Volume 6a Page 204.
  2. [S13091] Emails between Brenda Brailsford and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5713J/004.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 15082 RG78 Piece 908 Registration District 319 Sub district 8 Enumeration District 24 Schedule number 208.
  5. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) J77/2390/4709 - Divorce hearings.
  6. [S40000] Website http://www.tommyhanleyirishaviator.com/intro.pdf
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1997 September Torbay District No 4221A Reg No A75A Ent No 254 Dor 997.

Florence Birtwistle1

#13086, b. 14 September 1893, d. 1979
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 23 - James Greethead
     Florence Birtwistle was born on 14 September 1893.2,3 She married Percival Gladstone Greethead, son of Francis Robert Edward Greethead and Rosina Marion Joll, in 1928 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,4 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Florence was listed as living at 70 Harcourt Road, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England with her husband Percival. Percival was a seed trade Manager.3 Her husband Percival died on 24 July 1956 in 5 Branksome Road, Redland, Bristol, Somerset, England, aged 72.5,6 Florence died in 1979 in Bristol, Somerset, England.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S13091] Emails between Brenda Brailsford and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5026i/005.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1928/Q1 Birmingham S Volume 6d Page 295.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1956/Q3 Bristol Volume 7b Page 34.
  6. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1979/Q2 Bristol Volume 22 Page 1085.

William Greathead1

#13087, b. 9 September 1897, d. 8 November 1953
Last Edited=14 Oct 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     William Greathead was born on 9 September 1897 in Saugeen, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, The name of the physician at the birth was Dr P.J.Scott. William's mother registered his birth and there is a great exampe of her signature on the certificate. She gave farming as her husband's occupation.1,2,3,4 He was the son of William Greathead and Amanda Schatz.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, he was listed as the son of William Greathead.6 In the census of 1 June 1911 in Saugeen, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, he was listed as the son of William Greathead.7 William signed his attestation papers on 26 February 1916 for the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force. He gave his mother Amanda as his next of kin and she was living in Southampton, Ontario. He was described as an unmarried farmer, who was five foot six and a half inches tall. His chest was thirty five and a half inches with an expansion of three inches. His complexion was dark, his eyes brown and his hair dark. His religion was described as Methodist.5,8 In the census of 1 June 1921 in Lot 67 L R, Saugeen, Ontario, Canada, he was listed as the son of William Greathead.9 He married Annie Elizabeth Shular, daughter of Joseph H Shular and Rachel Rutherford, on 22 February 1922 in Saugeen, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, The Baptist ceremony was witnessed by James and Emma Cook from Southampton. William's occupation was described as a farmer and Annie as housework.10 William age 25 crossed the border from Canada to Detroit, Michigan in US on 24 April 1923 as listed on the Michigan Manifest. His wife joined him in August of the same year. He gave her address as being in Southampton, Ontario.11 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in 11356 Yosemite, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA, William was a mill nite foreman in the construction industry living with his wife and son.12 William died on 8 November 1953 aged 56.13

Child of William Greathead and Annie Elizabeth Shular

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361957a.gif and http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361957b.gif
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1909 - MS933_24.
  4. [S47012] Find my past Ontario Birth Index 1860-1920.
  5. [S40000] Website ttp://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361957a.gif and http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361957b.gif
  6. [S41902] Canada Census - 1901 - 31 March 1901T6462 Bruce (West/Quest), Saugeen Sub district h-1 Page 7 Lines 4-10.
  7. [S41913] Canada Census 1911 - 1 June 1911Ontario District 59 Saugeen, Bruce North Sub District 40 Page 7 Family no 27.
  8. [S40000] Website www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases - RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3766.
  9. [S41921] Canada Census 1921 - 1 June 1921RG31 District 69 Sub district 35 folder 51 Page 2.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian Marriages.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - Border crossing from Canada to US 1895-1956.
  12. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-1864 Page 6a Enumeration District 84-822.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  14. [S10633] Emails between Linda Ransome née Shallhorn and Jan Cooper from 7 August 2006.

Archibald Channing Greethead1

#13088, b. 1 May 1885, d. 7 November 1951
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of James Greethead
Appears on charts:
Chart 23 - James Greethead
     Archibald Channing Greethead was born on 1 May 1885 in Bristol, Somerset, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Francis Robert Edward Greethead and Rosina Marion Joll.1 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 11 Belgrave Terrace, Bristol, Somerset, England, he was listed as the son of Francis Robert Edward Greethead Percival was a scholar.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 468 Gloster Road, Bristol, Somerset, England, he was listed as the son of Francis Robert Edward Greethead Archibald was a stock brokers clerk.5 He married Gertrude Amy Jones in 1909 in Bristol, Somerset, England.6 Archibald was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 151 Somerset Road, Knowle, Bristol, Somerset, England, Archibald was a ledger clerk to a wholesale clothier living with his wife and young three month old son Philip in a five roomed home.7 His father Francis died on 9 September 1921 aged 68.8,9 He received probate on 5 November 1921 in Bristol. He was a printer.8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Archibald was listed as living at 6 Oakmount Avenue, New Forest, Hampshire, England with his wife Gertrude. Archibald was the Manager and Secretary of a Fertilizer Factory. Both he and Gertrude were car drivers and first aiders.3 His wife Gertrude died on 1949 in New Forest, Hampshire, England.10 Archibald died on 7 November 1951 in 6 Oakmount Avenue, Tothan, Hampshire, England, aged 66.8,11 Archibald did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 16 January 1952 in Winchester to Lloyds Bank Ltd. His effects were valued at £1349 12s 3d.8

Child of Archibald Channing Greethead and Gertrude Amy Jones

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q2 Bristol Volume 6a Page 28.
  2. [S13091] Emails between Brenda Brailsford and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2389D/017.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1962 Folio 15 Page 22.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2399 Folio 115 Page 15.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q2 Bristol Volume 6a Page 68.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 14934 RG78 Piece 904 Registration District 319 Sub district 4 Enumeration district 7 Schedule number 20.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - Age 68 1921/Q3 Bristol Volume 6a Page 96.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1949/Q2 New Forest Volume 6b Page 319 age 64.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1951/Q4 New Forest Volume 6b Page 334.
  12. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Robert Elesmere Greethead1

#13089, b. 14 December 1891, d. 1960
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of James Greethead
Appears on charts:
Chart 23 - James Greethead
     Robert Elesmere Greethead was born on 14 December 1891 in Bristol, Somerset, England.1,2,3 He was the son of Francis Robert Edward Greethead and Rosina Marion Joll.1 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 468 Gloster Road, Bristol, Somerset, England, he was listed as the son of Francis Robert Edward Greethead.4 Robert held the rank of Private with the Service number 3219 in 1/6 Battalion of Gloucestershire Regiment and was listed amongst the wounded on 4 September 1916 in the Times newspaper of that day.5,6 He was wounded again on 8 August 1918 while serving in Cheshire Regiment as a Second Lieutenant.6 He married Grace L Bampton in 1927 in Register Office, Monmouth, Monmouthshire, Wales.7,8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Robert was listed as living at 1 Claude Place, Cardiff, Glamorganshire, Wales with his wife Grace. Robert was a Tax Officer in the Inland Revenue living with several servants.3 Robert died in 1960 in Wells, Somerset, England.9

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1892/Q1 Bristol Volume 6a Page 18.
  2. [S13091] Emails between Brenda Brailsford and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/7243A/008.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2399 Folio 115 Page 15.
  5. [S40000] Website www.glosters.org.uk.
  6. [S40029] The Genealogist websiteWounded soldiers WW1.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1927/Q1 Monmouthshire Volume 11a page 59.
  8. [S40000] Website Gloucester BMD Indexes Register 30 Entry 7.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1960/Q4 Wells Volume 7c Page 259 age 68.

Michael John Greethead1

#13090, b. 29 May 1937, d. 2010
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of James Greethead
Appears on charts:
Chart 23 - James Greethead
     Michael John Greethead was born on 29 May 1937 in Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England.1,2,3 He was the son of John Percival Greethead and Grace May Flook.1 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Michael John Greethead was listed as living at 59 Park Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire, England with his parents.4 He married Christine Joy Spring on 15 June 1963 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.5,1,6 In 2002 electoral list Michael was listed as living at 72 Lymington Avenue, Yateley, Hampshire, England with his wife Christine.7 In 2003 electoral list Michael was listed as living at 19 Firs Mobile Home Park, Petersfield, Hampshire, England with his wife Christine until 2008.7 In 2009 electoral lists Michael was listed as living at Heath Mount Retirement Home, London Road, Liss, Hampshire, England his wife Christine was not listed. had she died?7 Michael died in 2010 in Hampshire, England.8

Child of Michael John Greethead and Christine Joy Spring

  • Clare Frances Greethead9

Sources of Information

  1. [S13091] Emails between Brenda Brailsford and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q1 Sutton Coldfield Volume 6d Page 969.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5713J/004.
  5. [S11] Electoral listings from many sources.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q2 Bournemouth Volume 6b Page 255.
  7. [S40000] Website Find my past Electoral rolls.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 2010 Hampshire District 5041J Reg 1J008 Ent 128 DOR 110.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q2 Surrey N W Volume 5g Page 630.

William Greathead1

#13093, b. 4 August 1865, d. 5 July 1927
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     William Greathead was born on 4 August 1865 in Rockford, Ontario, Canada.2,3 He was the son of Joseph Greathead and Elizabeth Baker.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Townsend, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada, he was listed as the son of Joseph Greathead.5,6 He married Amanda Schatz, daughter of John Schatz and Barbara ..., on 22 January 1890 in Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada, The Methodist ceremony was witnessed by Ceri Schatz and Mary Barrie from Maryborough. William was described as a farmer.7 In the census of 7 April 1891 in Saugeen, Ontario, Canada, he was listed as the son of Joseph Greathead.8 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 31 March 1901 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, William was living with his wife and five young children.9 William was listed in the birth registers of his son Howard in 1892, daughter Laura in 1894 and son Joseph in 1907 as a farmer.10 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1911 in Saugeen, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, William was a farmer living with his wife, widowed father and children.11 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1921 in Lot 67 L R, Saugeen, Ontario, Canada, William was a farmer living with his wife and children.12 William died on 5 July 1927 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, aged 61 from heart disease. The informant was his sister Mrs C R Hopkins and she described him as a farmer.13 William was buried on 8 July 1927 in Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada.14

Children of William Greathead and Amanda Schatz

Sources of Information

  1. [S45002] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of son.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S10633] Emails between Linda Ransome née Shallhorn and Jan Cooper from 7 August 2006.
  4. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  5. [S40000] Website www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/1871-ontario - RG31 District Norfolk (012) Sub district Townsend (C) Division 3 Page 3 Microfilm C-9909.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - 1871 Census of Canada, Ontario, Norfolk North, Townsend.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian Marriages.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian 1891 census RG31 T6329 District Bruce West District Number 53 pages 28 and 30.
  9. [S41902] Canada Census - 1901 - 31 March 1901T6462 Bruce (West/Quest), Saugeen Sub district h-1 Page 7 Lines 4-10.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Ontario, Canada Births, 1869-1909 - MS929_120 and MS929_185 and MS929_109.
  11. [S41913] Canada Census 1911 - 1 June 1911Ontario District 59 Saugeen, Bruce North Sub District 40 Page 7 Family no 27.
  12. [S41921] Canada Census 1921 - 1 June 1921RG31 District 69 Sub district 35 folder 51 Page 2.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian death records MS935_346.
  14. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate.
  15. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate.

Alfred Edwin Greatheed

#13094, b. 1842, d. 21 May 1866
Last Edited=22 Aug 2017
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of ... Greatheed
Appears on charts:
Chart 24 - Brothers John and Samuel Greatheed
     Alfred Edwin Greatheed was born in 1842 in Steyning, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Greatheed and Margaret Elizabeth Crooke.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 20 Buckingham Square, Southwark Street, St George the Martyr, London, England, he was listed as the nephew Alfred was staying with his Aunt Sophia Young and is listed as a scholar.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 13 Langham Street, Marylebone, London, England, he was listed as the son of Margaret Elizabeth Crooke Alfred was a Clerk in the War Office.4 He married Emma Levy on 14 June 1865 in New York, New Jersey, USA.5 Alfred died on 21 May 1866 in New York, New Jersey, USA.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1842/Q3 Steyning Volume V11 Page 426.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1563 Folio 531 Page 30.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 68 Folio 123 Page 30.
  5. [S40000] Website World Vital Records - Index to Marriages and Deaths in the New York Herald, Volume 3, 1864 - 1870.

Amanda Schatz1,2

#13095, b. 28 April 1870, d. 1948
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Amanda Schatz was born on 28 April 1870 in Ontario, Canada.3 She was the daughter of John Schatz and Barbara ...4 She married William Greathead, son of Joseph Greathead and Elizabeth Baker, on 22 January 1890 in Port Elgin, Ontario, Canada, The Methodist ceremony was witnessed by Ceri Schatz and Mary Barrie from Maryborough. William was described as a farmer.5 In the census of 7 April 1891 in Saugeen, Ontario, Canada, she was listed as the daughter in law of Joseph Greathead.6 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead.7 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1911 in Saugeen, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, William was a farmer living with his wife, widowed father and children.8 In the census of 1 June 1921 in Lot 67 L R, Saugeen, Ontario, Canada, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead.9 Her husband William died on 5 July 1927 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, aged 61 from heart disease. The informant was his sister Mrs C R Hopkins and she described him as a farmer.10 Amanda was buried in 1948 in Sanctuary Park Cemetery, Saugeen Shores, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.11 Amanda died in 1948 in Saugeen Shores, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.11

Children of Amanda Schatz and William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website ttp://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361957a.gif and http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361957b.gif
  2. [S45002] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of son.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian Marriages.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian 1891 census RG31 T6329 District Bruce West District Number 53 pages 28 and 30.
  7. [S41902] Canada Census - 1901 - 31 March 1901T6462 Bruce (West/Quest), Saugeen Sub district h-1 Page 7 Lines 4-10.
  8. [S41913] Canada Census 1911 - 1 June 1911Ontario District 59 Saugeen, Bruce North Sub District 40 Page 7 Family no 27.
  9. [S41921] Canada Census 1921 - 1 June 1921RG31 District 69 Sub district 35 folder 51 Page 2.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian death records MS935_346.
  11. [S40000] Website Billion Graves.
  12. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate.
  13. [S10633] Emails between Linda Ransome née Shallhorn and Jan Cooper from 7 August 2006.
  14. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate.

John Crooke1

#13096
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016

Children of John Crooke

Sources of Information

  1. [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.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Louisa Crooke1

#13097, b. about 1811
Last Edited=3 Mar 2005
     Louisa Crooke was born about 1811 in London, England.1 She was the daughter of John Crooke.1 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 13 Langham Street, Marylebone, London, England, she was listed as the sister of Margaret Elizabeth Crooke Louise was listed as a Gentlewoman.2

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 68 Folio 123 Page 30.

Caroline Harriot Greathead1

#13098, b. 1852
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Granddaughter of Robert Featherstone Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 11 - Robert Featherstone Greathead
     Caroline Harriot Greathead was born in 1852 in Shoreditch, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Featherstone Greathead and Sophia Charlotte Swindon.1 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 219 City Road, Finsbury, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Featherstone Greathead Caroline was a scholar.2 She married George Nelson Howlett, son of John Smith Howlett, on 18 December 1870 in Saint James the Great, Bethnal Green, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Edwards and Emma Salmons. George was a porter.3,4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 30 De Bevoir Crescent, Shoreditch, London, England, she was listed as the wife of George Nelson Howlett.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 143 St John's Road, Shoreditch, London, England, she was listed as the wife of George Nelson Howlett.6 Her husband George died on 1884 in Islington, London, England.7

Children of Caroline Harriot Greathead and George Nelson Howlett

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q1 Shoreditch Volume 1c Page 182 and 1852/Q2 Shoreditch Volume 1c Page 166.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 202 Folio 13 Page 19.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q4 Bethnal Green Volume 1c Page 665.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint James The Great, Bethnal Green, Register of marriages, P72/JSG, Item 034.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 460 Folio 15 Page 23.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 399 Folio 7 Page 7.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q4 Islington Volume 1b Page 255 age 34.
  8. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

... Waghorn

#13099
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016

Children of ... Waghorn

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Edward Waghorn1

#13100, b. about 1826
Last Edited=4 Mar 2005
     Edward Waghorn was born about 1826 in Sheerness, Kent, England.1 He was the son of ... Waghorn.1 He married Jane ...1 Edward was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in 4 Chapel Street, Sheerness, Kent, England, Edward was a Grocer employing one man and two boys.2

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 531 Folio 138 Page 1 and RG9 Piece 4480 Folio 51 Page 3.