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John Boardman

#14213
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     John Boardman witnessed the marriage of Thomas Henry Greathead and Clara Rebecca Shuker on 20 March 1934 in St Mary's Church, Oldham Road, Failsworth, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2,3 He married Theresa Greathead, daughter of Thomas Henry Greathead and Edith Hull, in 1939 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England.4,3,5

Children of John Boardman and Theresa Greathead

  • John Boardman
  • Joseph Boardman3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q1 Manchester N Volume 8d Page 875.
  2. [S4310] Letters between Ronald Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  3. [S4332] Emails between Anne Marie Morgan and Jan Cooper from 25 September 2007.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q4 Ashton Volume 8d Page 2218.
  5. [S40000] Website www.cheshirebmd.org.uk - ASH_RM2/3/173.

William Critchley Shelmerdine1

#14214, b. about 1797
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     William Critchley Shelmerdine was born about 1797 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He was the son of William Shelmerdine.2 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 6 June 1841 in 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, William was living with Eliza as his wife, they did not marry for a few months and his children from previous marriages. He worked as a cotton dyer.3 He married Eliza Greathead, daughter of George Greathead and Mary Taylor, on 7 November 1841 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England, This was William's third marriage, he was described as a widower and a dyer, living at 5 Road Street, Hulme. Both he and Eliza signed with a X. The ceremony took place after the banns had been read and was witnessed by Jane Greathead and John Shelmerdine. John signed with a X.4,5,6,7 William was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, William was a dyer living with his wife and children.8 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in 6 Rae Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, William was a dyer in cotton living with his wife and children.9

Children of William Critchley Shelmerdine

Children of William Critchley Shelmerdine and Eliza Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1841/Q4 Manchester Volume 20 Page 431.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 583/4 Folio 20 Page 31.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1841/Q4 Manchester Volume 20 Page 431.
  5. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 Manchester Record Office Ref CATH/23/15.
  6. [S139] E-mails between Vivien England née Ryder and Jan Cooper 25 March 2006.
  7. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CATH/23/15.
  8. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2221 Folio 200 Page 28.
  9. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2897 Folio 117 Page 20.

William Shelmerdine1

#14215, b. 1850
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     William Shelmerdine was born in 1850 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of William Critchley Shelmerdine and Eliza Greathead.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of William Critchley Shelmerdine.2 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 6 Rae Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of William Critchley Shelmerdine William was a scholar and was living with his parents and sister.3

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 2221 Folio 200 Page 28.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2897 Folio 117 Page 20.

Mary Jane Shelmerdine1

#14216, b. 2 March 1845
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Granddaughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Mary Jane Shelmerdine was born on 2 March 1845 in 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of William Critchley Shelmerdine and Eliza Greathead.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Critchley Shelmerdine.4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 6 Rae Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Critchley Shelmerdine Mary was a weaver in the cotton mill and was living with her parents and brother.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S139] E-mails between Vivien England née Ryder and Jan Cooper 25 March 2006.
  3. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1845/Q1 Chorlton Volume XX Page 299.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2221 Folio 200 Page 28.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2897 Folio 117 Page 20.

Jack Isaacs

#14217, b. 26 July 1905
Last Edited=12 Feb 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 19 - John Greathead
     Jack Isaacs was born on 26 July 1905.1 He married Kathleen Greathead, daughter of John Turner Greathead and Mary Ann Wilford, in 1935 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England.2 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Jack was listed as living at 130 Wicklow Drive, Leicester, Leicestershire, England with his wife Kathleen. Jack was a taxi driver living with his wife and daughter.3

Children of Jack Isaacs and Kathleen Greathead

  • Margaret Ann Isaacs4
  • Jill Mary Isaacs
  • Carolyn Joyce Isaacs
  • Christine Vera Isaacs
  • Beryl June Isaacs4

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q2 Leicester Volume 7a Page 927.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/6011D/018.
  4. [S8] Copy of will held by Jan, some kindly provided my contacts.

George Greathead

#14218, b. about 1771, d. 1841
Last Edited=22 Feb 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     George Greathead was born about 1771 in Deane by Bolton, Lancashire, England.1 He married Mary Taylor on 12 June 1796 in St Mary, Deane by Bolton, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Prylan and William Nuttall.1,2,3 George died in 1841 in Manchester, Lancashire, England, George was described in 1843 as a turner on the marriage certificate of his daughter Jane, but a farrier on that of Eliza two years previous in 1841. I wonder whether Jane's certificate should read tanner!! On neither certificate does it say he is deceased.4,5

Children of George Greathead and Mary Taylor

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Sealing sheets for the dead, couples and children (includes some living spouses and children, 1944-1970; heir index, 1944-1957 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Alberta Temple Film 455845.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Lancashire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1841/Q1 Manchester Volume 20 Page 338.
  5. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - LRD/9/6 age 72.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  7. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2879 Folio 18 Page 29.

Mary Taylor

#14219, b. about 1767, d. 1845
Last Edited=22 Feb 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Mary Taylor was born about 1767.1 She married George Greathead on 12 June 1796 in St Mary, Deane by Bolton, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Prylan and William Nuttall.2,3,4 Her husband George died on 1841 in Manchester, Lancashire, England, George was described in 1843 as a turner on the marriage certificate of his daughter Jane, but a farrier on that of Eliza two years previous in 1841. I wonder whether Jane's certificate should read tanner!! On neither certificate does it say he is deceased.5,6 Mary was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in 12 Hanover Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, Mary was of independent means, living with her daughters Mary and Jane and her grandson Edwin.7 Mary died in 1845 in Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, Lancashire, England.8 Mary was buried on 5 January 1845 in St Mark, Cheetham, Lancashire, England.9

Children of Mary Taylor and George Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Sealing sheets for the dead, couples and children (includes some living spouses and children, 1944-1970; heir index, 1944-1957 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Alberta Temple Film 455845.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Lancashire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1936.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1841/Q1 Manchester Volume 20 Page 338.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - LRD/9/6 age 72.
  7. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 573/5 Folio 37 Page 28.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845/Q1 Chorlton Volume 20 Page 252.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1985.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  11. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2879 Folio 18 Page 29.

Isabella Dunbar

#14220, b. 1 May 1868, d. 26 March 1937
Last Edited=14 Oct 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Isabella Dunbar was born on 1 May 1868 in Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Alexander Dunbar and Elizabeth Shand.1 It appears that Isabella entered Canada in 1872.2 She married Joseph George Greathead, son of Joseph Greathead and Elizabeth Baker, on 17 February 1892 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, Joseph was a mariner. The ceremony was itnessed by John McKay of Port Elgin and Jessie Dunbar of Southampton.3 Her husband Joseph died on 1 September 1892 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, aged 24 Sadly Joseph died before his son was born. He died from exposure on the beach near Southampton following the sinking of the Nettie Woodward in Lake Heron the night before. He was described as a mariner, strangely another mariner was drowned in the same lake on the same day. He was Nelson W Mahon aged 17 years 9 months.4,5,6,7,8 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Southampton, Ontario, Canada, she was listed as the daughter of Elizabeth Dunbar Eliz was living with her widowed daughter, Isabel who owned a grocery store and her grandson Joseph.9,4 Isabella was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1916 in 37 Edmonton West, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Canada, They were described as farmers.2,10 Isabella was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1921 in High Street, Southampton, Ontario, Canada, Isabella was living with her son, daughter in law and grandson.11 Isabella died on 26 March 1937 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, aged 68 from cerebral hemorrhage.8 Isabella was buried in Southampton Cemetery, Southampton, Ontario, Canada.12 Almeda was buried in Southampton, Ontario, Canada, Joseph George and his wife Isabella were buried under the same gravestone as their son Joseph and his wife Almeda.13

Child of Isabella Dunbar and Joseph George Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S40000] Website LDS Pilot site Canadian 1916 census.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate.
  4. [S10633] Emails between Linda Ransome née Shallhorn and Jan Cooper from 7 August 2006.
  5. [S17871] Emails between Peter S D Greathead and Jan Cooper from 27 December 2006.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian death records MS935_63.
  7. [S392] E-mails between Karen Scott-Michel and Jan Cooper from 27 May 2013.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Ontario, Canada, Deaths, 1869-1938 and Deaths Overseas, 1939-1947.
  9. [S41902] Canada Census - 1901 - 31 March 1901T6462 Bruce Southampton Village Sub district j1 Page 13.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - 1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, Alberta, Edmonton West - Year: 1916; Census Place: Alberta, Edmonton West, 21; Roll: T-21951; Page: 2; Family No: 34.
  11. [S41921] Canada Census 1921 - 1 June 1921RG31 District 69 sub district 43 folder no 51 page 14.
  12. [S40000] Website Billiongraves.
  13. [S40000] Website Billion Graves.

Jane Greathead

#14221, b. 1 January 1820
Last Edited=24 Dec 2017
Relationship
Daughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Jane Greathead was baptised on 1 January 1820 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Greathead and Mary Taylor. In the census of 6 June 1841 in 12 Hanover Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Greathead.2 She married William Thompson, son of John Thompson, on 23 February 1843 in St John's, Manchester, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by James Hayle and John Greathead. William was a book keeper, his father John was a sadler. Jane's father George Greathead was a turner.3,4,5,6,7 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Barley Street, Farnworth, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Thompson.8

Children of Jane Greathead and William Thompson

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for the Cathedral Church, Manchester, 1573-1946 Church of England. Cathedral Church (Manchester, Lancashire) Film 0438168.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 573/5 Folio 37 Page 28.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1843/Q1 Manchester Volume 20 Page 518.
  4. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 Manchester Record Office Ref ST J/4/198.
  5. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - STJ/4/198.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930.
  7. [S47012] Find my past England, Greater Manchester marriages 1570-1936.
  8. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2206 Folio 151 Page 22.
  9. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Eliza Greathead

#14222, b. 1 January 1812
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Daughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Eliza Greathead was born about 1805 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.1 She was baptised on 1 January 1812 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 She was the daughter of George Greathead and Mary Taylor. In the census of 6 June 1841 in 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Critchley Shelmerdine Eliza is living with William as his wife and his children by a previous marriage. They did not marry for a few months.3 She married William Critchley Shelmerdine, son of William Shelmerdine, on 7 November 1841 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England, This was William's third marriage, he was described as a widower and a dyer, living at 5 Road Street, Hulme. Both he and Eliza signed with a X. The ceremony took place after the banns had been read and was witnessed by Jane Greathead and John Shelmerdine. John signed with a X.4,5,6,7 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 6 Rae Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Critchley Shelmerdine.8 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 6 Rae Street, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Critchley Shelmerdine.9

Children of Eliza Greathead and William Critchley Shelmerdine

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for the Cathedral Church, Manchester, 1573-1946 Church of England. Cathedral Church (Manchester, Lancashire) Film 0443328/9.

  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 583/4 Folio 20 Page 31.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1841/Q4 Manchester Volume 20 Page 431.
  5. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 Manchester Record Office Ref CATH/23/15.
  6. [S139] E-mails between Vivien England née Ryder and Jan Cooper 25 March 2006.
  7. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CATH/23/15.
  8. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2221 Folio 200 Page 28.
  9. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2897 Folio 117 Page 20.

Elizabeth Greathead

#14223, b. about 1818
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Daughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Elizabeth Greathead was born about 1818.1 She was the daughter of George Greathead and Mary Taylor. She was baptised on 1 January 1820 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Barley Street, Farnworth, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the sister in law of William Thompson Elizabeth was described as a family servant.3 She married William Cooke on 22 June 1852 in St John the Evangelist, Farnworth, Lancashire, England, after the banns had been read. William was described as a widower working as a butcher. The ceremony was witnessed by Henry Fielding and Robert Holme. Strangely Williams father was described as Robert Lever a labourer.4,1,5,6 Her husband William died on before 1861.7 Elizabeth was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in 31 Eller Street, Salford, Lancashire, England, Elizabeth was living with her daughter Sarah.8

Child of Elizabeth Greathead and William Cooke

Sources of Information

  1. [S40000] Website Lancashire online parish clerk project - Marriages 1849 -1858 page 81 entry 162 LDS film 1538440.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for the Cathedral Church, Manchester, 1573-1946 Church of England. Cathedral Church (Manchester, Lancashire) Film 0443328/9.

  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2206 Folio 151 Page 22.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q2 Bolton Volume 8c Page 322.
  5. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - 27/2/162.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lan-opc.org.uk.
  7. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  8. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2903 Folio 61 Page 18.

George Greathead

#14224, b. 20 September 1807, d. 4 May 1809
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Son of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     George Greathead was born on 9 August 1807.1 He was baptised on 20 September 1807 in Manchester Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England.2 He was the son of George Greathead and Mary Taylor. George died on 4 May 1809 in 13 Travis Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England, aged 1 of smallpox.3 George was buried on 7 May 1809 in Christ Church, King Street, Salford, Lancashire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - Manchester, England, Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1573-1812 (Cathedral).
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for the Cathedral Church, Manchester, 1573-1946 Church of England. Cathedral Church (Manchester, Lancashire) Film 0443328/9.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 - RG4 Piece 1161.