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Thomas Greathead1

#17101, b. 20 June 1734, d. 7 January 1809
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
Relationship
Son of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was baptised on 20 June 1734 in Marrick, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of Francis Greathead.1 Thomas was trained in 1754 in Ulverstone to be an Exciseman. He was then appointed supernumerary in Sheffield Collection. In 1757 he was transferred to Worksop. On 6 October 1758 he failed to minute a recurring problem and keep accurate records. He was twice repremanded and once admonished within three years. It was then ordered that he be discharged from the service.2 He married Rebeccah Sidgwick on 18 November 1762 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, after the banns were read on 24 October, 7 and 14 November. The ceremony was witnessed by John Cansick and William Finbee.1,3,4 Thomas died on 7 January 1809 in Marrick, Yorkshire, England, aged 74.1 Thomas was buried on 7 January 1809 in St Andrew, Marrick, Yorkshire, England.5,1

Children of Thomas Greathead and Rebeccah Sidgwick

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) Excise Minute books.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N29F-VZD : accessed 24 October 2015), Thomas Greathead and Rebecca Sidgwick, 18 Nov 1762; citing Hipswell,York,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 894,247.
  4. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire Banns.
  5. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.

Rebeccah Sidgwick1

#17102, b. 1735, d. 24 March 1812
Last Edited=6 Aug 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Rebeccah Sidgwick was born in 1735.1 She married Thomas Greathead, son of Francis Greathead, on 18 November 1762 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, after the banns were read on 24 October, 7 and 14 November. The ceremony was witnessed by John Cansick and William Finbee.1,2,3 Her husband Thomas died on 7 January 1809 in Marrick, Yorkshire, England, aged 74.1 Rebeccah died on 24 March 1812 in Marrick, Yorkshire, England.1 She witnessed the will of Matthew Whitelock on 31 December 1813.4

Children of Rebeccah Sidgwick and Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N29F-VZD : accessed 24 October 2015), Thomas Greathead and Rebecca Sidgwick, 18 Nov 1762; citing Hipswell,York,England, reference ; FHL microfilm 894,247.
  3. [S47012] Find my past Yorkshire Banns.
  4. [S47011] Upper Dales FHG.

Francis Greathead1

#17103, d. 31 August 1749
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Francis died on 31 August 1749 in Marrick, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Francis Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Christopher Whitelock1

#17104, b. 27 May 1705, d. 1783
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Christopher Whitelock was baptised on 27 May 1705 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland.2 He married Catherine Ellerton, daughter of Richard Ellerton and Sarah ..., on 19 May 1729 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1,2 Christopher died in 1783 in Yorkshire, England.1 Christopher was buried on 17 September 1783 in Stainton, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Christopher Whitelock and Catherine Ellerton

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006 Parish Register.

Catherine Ellerton1

#17105, b. about 1707
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Catherine Ellerton was born about 1707.2 She was the daughter of Richard Ellerton and Sarah ... She married Christopher Whitelock, son of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland, on 19 May 1729 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1,2

Children of Catherine Ellerton and Christopher Whitelock

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006 Parish Register.

Matthew Whitelock1

#17106, b. 25 August 1711, d. 1769
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Matthew Whitelock was baptised on 25 August 1711 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2,1 He was the son of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland. He married Ruth Ellerton, daughter of Richard Ellerton and Sarah ..., in 1735 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1,2 Matthew left a will on 30 January 1765 saying he was being frail in body but of sound & perfect mind & memory. His two sons Christopher and Matthew were appointed Executors and his daughter Sarah and Ruth his wife was left bequests.1 Matthew died in 1769 in Yorkshire, England.1 Matthew was buried on 19 April 1769 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 The will of Matthew was proved on 29 April 1769 Matthew was described as a Yeoman, late of Ellerton in the Parish of Downholme.1

Children of Matthew Whitelock and Ruth Ellerton

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S399] E-mails between Bob Ellerton and Jan Cooper from 3 January 2014.

Ruth Ellerton1

#17107, b. 1708, d. 1792
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Ruth Ellerton was born in 1708 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of Richard Ellerton and Sarah ...2 She married Matthew Whitelock, son of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland, in 1735 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1,2 Her husband Matthew died on 1769 in Yorkshire, England.1 Ruth died in 1792.1 Ruth was buried on 16 March 1792 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1

Children of Ruth Ellerton and Matthew Whitelock

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S399] E-mails between Bob Ellerton and Jan Cooper from 3 January 2014.

Elizabeth Whitelock1

#17108, b. 31 May 1736, d. 13 July 1788
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Whitelock was baptised on 31 May 1736 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Whitelock and Isabel Lodge. She married Christopher Whitelock, son of Matthew Whitelock and Ruth Ellerton, on 21 April 1767 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England, after a licence had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Sarah Whitelock and John Hagston.2 Elizabeth died on 13 July 1788 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England, aged 52.1 Elizabeth was buried on 15 July 1788 in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England, Christopher and Elizabeth were buried together their gravestone states Christopher was of Ellerton Abbey. Their daughter in law Elizabeth is with them.3,1,4

Children of Elizabeth Whitelock and Christopher Whitelock

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006 copy of MR.
  3. [S40000] Website www.dalesgenealogy.com/Downholme/adamblenkhorn.html.
  4. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.

Hannah Whitelock1

#17109, b. 1728, d. between 1781 and 1785
Last Edited=28 Sep 2015
     Hannah Whitelock was born in 1728 in Holborn, London, England.1 She was the daughter of Peter Whitelock and Hannah Harrison.1 She married Jeremiah Smith in 1765.1 Hannah died between 1781 and 1785.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S399] E-mails between Bob Ellerton and Jan Cooper from 3 January 2014.

Isabel Lodge1

#17110, b. 17 November 1696, d. 1777
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Isabel Lodge was baptised on 17 November 1696 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 She married George Whitelock, son of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland, on 29 April 1731 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2 Her husband George died on 1757 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 Isabel died in 1777 in Yorkshire, England.1 Isabel was buried on 3 May 1777 in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1,3

Children of Isabel Lodge and George Whitelock

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006 BTs.
  3. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.

Matthew Whitelock Greathead

#17111, b. 30 October 1832, d. 1834
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Matthew Whitelock Greathead was baptised on 30 October 1832 in St Mary, Lambeth, London, England, his father was listed as a cheesemonger.1,2 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Jane Whitelock. Matthew died in 1834 in Bridge Road, Lambeth, London, England.1,3 Matthew was buried on 20 June 1834 in St Mary, Lambeth, London, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary At Lambeth, Register of baptisms, P85/MRY1, Item 358.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary At Lambeth, Register of burials, P85/MRY1, Item 493.

Matthew Whitelock Bell1

#17112, b. about 1848
Last Edited=13 Feb 2009
     Matthew Whitelock Bell was born about 1848 in Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of James Bell and Ann Whitelock.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the nephew of Elizabeth Greathead.2 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Gilling, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Ann Bell He was a scholar.3 George, a brewers agent of 32 Percy Gardens, Tynemouth together with his brother Matthew of High Street, Wandsworth a Chemist and Druggust and their Uncle Matthew Whitelock of Cogden Hall described as a Gentleman were the executors of their Aunt Elizabeth Greathead née Whitelock's will which was proved in York on 10 December 1880.4

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 2381 Folio 416 Page 28.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3675 Folio 6 Page 5 - kindly sent by Christine Tate.
  4. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

George Bell1

#17113, b. about 1849
Last Edited=2 Oct 2006
     George Bell was born about 1849 in Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of James Bell and Ann Whitelock.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Ravensworth, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the nephew of Elizabeth Greathead.2 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Gilling, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Ann Bell He was a scholar.3 George, a brewers agent of 32 Percy Gardens, Tynemouth together with his brother Matthew of High Street, Wandsworth a Chemist and Druggust and their Uncle Matthew Whitelock of Cogden Hall described as a Gentleman were the executors of their Aunt Elizabeth Greathead née Whitelock's will which was proved in York on 10 December 1880.4

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 2381 Folio 416 Page 28.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3675 Folio 6 Page 5 - kindly sent by Christine Tate.
  4. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray1

#17114, b. 22 May 1886, d. 6 August 1969
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Arthur only used two forenames during his lifetime. These were Arthur Whitelock. It was not until his birth certificate was bought when the third name was discovered. The name Edward was included after one of his uncles Edward John McGlead who was born in North Melbourne in 1859. He was the younger brother of Mary Ann McGlead, Thomas Nepean Gray's wife.1 Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray was born on 22 May 1886 in Port Albert, Victoria, Australia.1 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Mary Ann McGlead.1 He married Ida Evelyn Orr, daughter of Stannis Andrew Orr, on 8 May 1915 in Australia.1 Arthur died on 6 August 1969 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, aged 83.1

Children of Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray and Ida Evelyn Orr

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Ida Evelyn Orr1

#17115, b. 1 April 1886, d. 4 August 1976
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Ida Evelyn Orr was born on 1 April 1886 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1 She was the daughter of Stannis Andrew Orr.1 She married Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray, son of Thomas Greathead and Mary Ann McGlead, on 8 May 1915 in Australia.1 Her husband Arthur died on 6 August 1969 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, aged 83.1 Ida died on 4 August 1976 in Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia, aged 90.1

Children of Ida Evelyn Orr and Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Laurence Whitelock Gray1

#17116, b. 31 October 1915, d. 15 December 1987
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th great-grandson of Francis Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Laurence Whitelock Gray was born on 31 October 1915 in Coogee, New South Wales, Australia.1 He was the son of Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray and Ida Evelyn Orr.1 He married Ethel Marion Bairstow, daughter of Ramsden Bairstow and Florrie Edmondson, on 28 June 1941 in Australia.1 His wife Ethel died on 5 March 1984 in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, aged 67.1 Laurence died on 15 December 1987 in Umina, New South Wales, Australia, aged 72.1

Children of Laurence Whitelock Gray and Ethel Marion Bairstow

  • Jennifer Marion Gray1
  • Peter Laurence Gray1

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Ethel Marion Bairstow1

#17117, b. 12 December 1916, d. 5 March 1984
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 28 - Francis Greathead
     Ethel Marion Bairstow was born on 12 December 1916 in Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia.1 She was the daughter of Ramsden Bairstow and Florrie Edmondson.1 She married Laurence Whitelock Gray, son of Arthur Edward Whitelock Gray and Ida Evelyn Orr, on 28 June 1941 in Australia.1 Ethel died on 5 March 1984 in Westmead, New South Wales, Australia, aged 67.1

Children of Ethel Marion Bairstow and Laurence Whitelock Gray

  • Jennifer Marion Gray1
  • Peter Laurence Gray1

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Francis McGlead1

#17120
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Francis McGlead was born in Druminure, County Armagh, Ireland.1 He married Mary Ann Shanley on 18 August 1853 in St Francis, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, This was one of the earliest marriages in this church. Francis and Mary Ann went on to have nine children.1

Children of Francis McGlead and Mary Ann Shanley

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Mary Ann Shanley1

#17121
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Ann Shanley married Francis McGlead on 18 August 1853 in St Francis, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, This was one of the earliest marriages in this church. Francis and Mary Ann went on to have nine children.1

Children of Mary Ann Shanley and Francis McGlead

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Stannis Andrew Orr1

#17122, b. 28 August 1846, d. 6 February 1924
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Stannis Andrew Orr was born on 28 August 1846 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.1 He was the son of Thomas Orr and Matilda Callum.1 He married Martha Eleanor Knipe, daughter of John Knipe and Martha Ann Cummins, on 2 May 1874 in Australia.1 His wife Martha died on 29 July 1922 in Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia, aged 69.1 Stannis died on 6 February 1924 in Lewisham, New South Wales, Australia, aged 77.1

Child of Stannis Andrew Orr

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Martha Eleanor Knipe1

#17123, b. 26 November 1852, d. 29 July 1922
Last Edited=2 Oct 2006
     Martha Eleanor Knipe was born on 26 November 1852 in Deptford, Kent, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Knipe and Martha Ann Cummins.1 She married Stannis Andrew Orr, son of Thomas Orr and Matilda Callum, on 2 May 1874 in Australia.1 Martha died on 29 July 1922 in Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia, aged 69.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1853/Q1 Greenwich Volume 1d Page 484.

Thomas Orr1

#17124
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Thomas Orr married Matilda Callum.

Child of Thomas Orr and Matilda Callum

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Matilda Callum1

#17125
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Matilda Callum married Thomas Orr.

Child of Matilda Callum and Thomas Orr

Sources of Information

  1. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.