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... Greathead1

#17751, b. 1 August 1797, d. 1 August 1797
Last Edited=4 Apr 2016
     ... died on 1 August 1797 in Edinburgh, Midloathian, Scotland.2,3 He was born on 1 August 1797 in Edinburgh, Midloathian, Scotland, It appears that the baby was registered with no forename.1 He was the son of John Greathead and Jean Hunter.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website GRO data 685/02/0063.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for St. Cuthbert's Church, Edinburgh, 1573-1855 Church of Scotland. St. Cuthbert's Church (Edinburgh) Film 1066761.


  3. [S40009] Scotlands People website.

Margaret Greathead

#17752, b. about 1831, d. 24 June 1900
Last Edited=3 Jan 2014
     Margaret Greathead was born about 1831 in Wigtownshire, Scotland.1,2 She was the daughter of Richard Greathead and Jane Stewart.1 Margaret was listed on the census of 7 June 1841 in Back Road, Wigtown, Wigtownshire, Scotland, with the Stewart family George aged 89, Margaret aged 75, Jane aged 40, Margaret aged 30 and Jane aged 8.3 She married David Graham on 10 August 1854 in St John's Chapel, Edinburgh, Midloathian, Scotland, David was a porter residing in 8 Romilly Place and Margaret was in Commercial Hotel. The bans were read three times in the Parish Church of St Cuthbert's Rev Charles I Simpson the Minister for York married the couple. Margaret was described as the daighter of the late Richard Greathead formerly of Killivinney in Ayrshire.4 Her husband David died on before 1900.1 Margaret died on 24 June 1900 in Wigtownshire Workhouse, Wigtown, Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland, from chronic ulcers of the left leg for 13 years.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 901 Book 11 Folio 4 Page 14.
  4. [S40009] Scotlands People website GRO data 685/02/0047.
  5. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate (www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk) Gro data 685/02/0047.

David Graham

#17753, d. before 1900
Last Edited=21 Oct 2013
     David Graham married Margaret Greathead, daughter of Richard Greathead and Jane Stewart, on 10 August 1854 in St John's Chapel, Edinburgh, Midloathian, Scotland, David was a porter residing in 8 Romilly Place and Margaret was in Commercial Hotel. The bans were read three times in the Parish Church of St Cuthbert's Rev Charles I Simpson the Minister for York married the couple. Margaret was described as the daighter of the late Richard Greathead formerly of Killivinney in Ayrshire.1 David died before 1900.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website GRO data 685/02/0047.
  2. [S40009] Scotlands People website.

Jane Stewart

#17755, d. before 1900
Last Edited=11 May 2010
     Jane Stewart married Richard Greathead, son of ... Greathead. Jane died before 1900.

Child of Jane Stewart and Richard Greathead

George Howlett1

#17756, b. 1873
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of Robert Featherstone Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 11 - Robert Featherstone Greathead
     George Howlett was born in 1873 in Shoreditch, London, England.1,2 He was the son of George Nelson Howlett and Caroline Harriot Greathead.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 143 St John's Road, Shoreditch, London, England, he was listed as the son of George Nelson Howlett.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Yorkshire Infantry Barracks, Fulford, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as a soldier he was a Private.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Regents Park Barracks, Regents Park, London, England, he was listed as he was a Corporal.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q2 Islington Volume 1b Page 333 George Alfred.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 399 Folio 7 Page 7.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3895 Folio 127 Page 28.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 135 Folio 119 Page 13 - George Frederick.

Richard Greathead

#17757
Last Edited=30 Nov 2006
     Richard Greathead married Isabella McCrackan.1 He married Mary McFarline on 11 November 1841 in Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland.1,2

Child of Richard Greathead and Isabella McCrackan

Child of Richard Greathead and Mary McFarline

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers, 1706-1855 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Wigtown Fiche no 1068042.



Mary McFarline

#17758
Last Edited=24 Feb 2010
     Mary McFarline married Richard Greathead on 11 November 1841 in Stranraer, Wigtownshire, Scotland.1,2

Child of Mary McFarline and Richard Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers, 1706-1855 Church of Scotland. Parish Church of Wigtown Fiche no 1068042.



Jane Greathead1

#17759, b. 25 May 1842
Last Edited=21 Oct 2013
     Jane Greathead was born on 25 May 1842 in Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland.2 She was the daughter of Richard Greathead and Mary McFarline.1 She was baptised on 19 June 1842 in Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website.
  2. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD Film 1068041.
  3. [S40009] Scotlands People website GRO data 898/00/0002 Stoneykirk Frame FR456.

Isabella McCrackan

#17760
Last Edited=30 Nov 2006
     Isabella McCrackan married Richard Greathead.1

Child of Isabella McCrackan and Richard Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website.

Mary Greathead1

#17761, b. 5 July 1841
Last Edited=21 Oct 2013
     Mary Greathead was born on 5 July 1841 in Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland.2 She was the daughter of Richard Greathead and Isabella McCrackan.1 She was baptised on 12 September 1841 in Stoneykirk, Wigtownshire, Scotland.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S40009] Scotlands People website.
  2. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD Film 1068041.
  3. [S40009] Scotlands People website GRO data 898/00/0002 Stoneykirk Frame FR454.

Alice E Hill1,2

#17762, b. 1910
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Alice E Hill was born in 1910 in London, England.2 She married Benjamin Still.1

Child of Alice E Hill and Benjamin Still

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S8979] Emails between Valerie Cullen nee Still and Jan Cooper 28 October 2006.

Christine Joy Spring1

#17766, b. 24 June 1936, d. 26 March 2015
Last Edited=14 Apr 2019
Appears on charts:
Chart 23 - James Greethead
     Christine Joy Spring was born on 24 June 1936. She married Michael John Greethead, son of John Percival Greethead and Grace May Flook, on 15 June 1963 in Bournemouth, Dorset, England.1,2,3 In 2002 electoral list Christine was listed as living at 72 Lymington Avenue, Yateley, Hampshire, England with her husband Michael.4 In 2003 electoral list Christine was listed as living at 19 Firs Mobile Home Park, Petersfield, Hampshire, England with her husband Michael until 2008.4 Christine died on 26 March 2015 in Petersfield, Hampshire, England, aged 78.5

Child of Christine Joy Spring and Michael John Greethead

  • Clare Frances Greethead6

Sources of Information

  1. [S11] Electoral listings from many sources.
  2. [S13091] Emails between Brenda Brailsford and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2005.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1963/Q2 Bournemouth Volume 6b Page 255.
  4. [S40000] Website Find my past Electoral rolls.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q2 Surrey N W Volume 5g Page 630.

Jane Greathead

#17767, b. 1810, d. 1870
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
4th cousin 4 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Daughter of George Greathead
4th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Jane Greathead was born in 1810 in Hudswell, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of George Greathead and Jane Bellerby. She was baptised on 14 January 1810.1 She married William Ditchburn on 14 September 1829 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.1,2 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of William Ditchburn.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of William Ditchburn.4 Her husband William died on 1856 in Durham, England.1,5 She married Thomas Curley in 1860 in Penshaw, Durham, England.1,6,7 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Seven Stars, High Street, Sherburn, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Curley.8 Jane died in 1870 in Durham, England.9,10

Children of Jane Greathead and William Ditchburn

Children of Jane Greathead and Thomas Curley

Sources of Information

  1. [S170] E-mails between John Ditchburn and Jan Cooper from 7 December 2006.
  2. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - parish record collection, marriages.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 314/9 Folio 10 Page 13.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1856/Q2 Durham Volume 10a Page 136.
  6. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Chester-le-Street, county Durham, transcript of marriages, 1827 to 1831 (222 marr), and some extracts 1832 to 1837 Gardner, David Ensign Film 0962702.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1860/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 355.
  8. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3745 Folio 22 Page 2 and 3.
  9. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q3 Durham Volume 10a Page 242 - age 59.

William Ditchburn1

#17768, b. 6 September 1802, d. 1856
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William Ditchburn was born on 6 September 1802 in Chester le Street, Durham, England, William was the illigitimate son of Dinah Ditchburn, daughter of William and Martha nee Kingstone.2,3 He was baptised on 13 March 1803 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.3 He married Jane Greathead, daughter of George Greathead and Jane Bellerby, on 14 September 1829 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.1,4 William was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, William was a coalminer.5 William was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, William was a coal miner.6 William died in 1856 in Durham, England.1,7

Children of William Ditchburn and Jane Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S170] E-mails between John Ditchburn and Jan Cooper from 7 December 2006.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S18301] Emails between Dawn Crisp née Ditchburn and Jan Cooper from 22 March 2007 Parish Register Chester Le Street 1582-1811.
  4. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - parish record collection, marriages.
  5. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 314/9 Folio 10 Page 13.
  6. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1856/Q2 Durham Volume 10a Page 136.

Thomas Curley1

#17769, b. about 1814
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Thomas Curley was born about 1814 in New Penshaw, Durham, England.2 He married Jane Ditchburn, daughter of George Greathead and Jane Bellerby, in 1860 in Penshaw, Durham, England.1,3,4 Thomas was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Seven Stars, High Street, Sherburn, Durham, England, Thomas was a coal miner publican.5 His wife Jane died on 1870 in Durham, England.2,6 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in High Street, Sherburn, Durham, England, Thomas was a coal miner publican.7

Children of Thomas Curley and Jane Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S170] E-mails between John Ditchburn and Jan Cooper from 7 December 2006.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Chester-le-Street, county Durham, transcript of marriages, 1827 to 1831 (222 marr), and some extracts 1832 to 1837 Gardner, David Ensign Film 0962702.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1860/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 355.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3745 Folio 22 Page 2 and 3.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q3 Durham Volume 10a Page 242 - age 59.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4969 Folio 77 Page 3.

Jane Greathead

#17770, b. 22 October 1842, d. 1844
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
1st cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 2 times removed of George Greathead
5th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Jane Greathead was born on 22 October 1842 in Thompson Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Ann Orton. Jane died in 1844 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.2 Jane was buried on 19 February 1844 in Holy Trinity, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, aged sixteen months.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1842/Q4 Stockton Volume XXIV Page 226.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1844/Q1 Stockton Volume 24 Page 151.
  3. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.

John Ditchburn1

#17771, b. about 1832
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Grandson of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     John Ditchburn was born about 1832 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.1 He was the son of William Ditchburn and Jane Greathead.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Ditchburn.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Ditchburn John was a miner.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 314/9 Folio 10 Page 13.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.

Jane Ditchburn1

#17772, b. 1838
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Granddaughter of George Greathead
5th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Jane Ditchburn was born in 1838 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.1,2 She was the daughter of William Ditchburn and Jane Greathead.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Ditchburn.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of William Ditchburn.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1838/Q3 Durham and c Volume 24 Page 61.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 314/9 Folio 10 Page 13.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.

George William Ditchburn1

#17773, b. 1840
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Grandson of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     George William Ditchburn was born in 1840 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Ditchburn and Jane Greathead.1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Ditchburn.3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Ditchburn.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1840/Q3 Durham Volume 24 Page 86.
  3. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 314/9 Folio 10 Page 13.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.

Isaac Ditchburn1

#17774, b. 1843, d. 8 September 1880
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Grandson of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Isaac Ditchburn was born in 1843 in Chester le Street, Durham, England.1,2,3 He was the son of William Ditchburn and Jane Greathead.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Ditchburn.4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Seven Stars, High Street, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Curley Isaac was a coal miner.5 He married Sarah Bainbridge, daughter of Robert Bainbridge, on 10 December 1864 in Register Office, Durham, England, Robert Bainbridge and Thomas Sarsfield witnessed the marriage. Both Isaac and Sarah gave their addresses as Brandon. Isaac was described as a caol miner and signed the register with a X.3,6 Isaac was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Sunniside, Crook, Durham, England, Isaac was a miner.7 Isaac died on 8 September 1880 in Seaham Colliery, Easington, Durham, England, in the Seaham Colliery Disaster. Upwards of 160 lives were lost in the explosion which occurred about 2.20 a.m.8,3

Children of Isaac Ditchburn and Sarah Bainbridge

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1843/Q1 Durham and c Volume 24 Page 83.
  3. [S327] E-mails between Denise Smith and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2007.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3745 Folio 22 Page 2 and 3.
  6. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1864/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 472.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4939 Folio 45 Page 32.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1880/Q3 Easington Volume 10a Page 287 age 39.

James Ditchburn1

#17775, b. 1845
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Grandson of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     James Ditchburn was born in 1845 in Sherburn, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Ditchburn and Jane Greathead.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 91 Middle Row, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Ditchburn.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Seven Stars, High Street, Sherburn, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Thomas Curley James was a coal miner.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845/Q3 Durham Volume 24 Page 86.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2391 Folio 356 Page 24.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3745 Folio 22 Page 2 and 3.