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Allan Blackburn1

#17826, b. 1926
Last Edited=11 Dec 2006
     Allan Blackburn was born in 1926 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Henry Allan Blackburn and Ivy Harrison.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S177] E-mails between Bob Easby and Jan Cooper from 12 November 2006.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1926/Q1 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 1074.

Allan Huitson Blackburn1

#17827, b. 1896, d. before 1911
Last Edited=3 Aug 2010
     Allan Huitson Blackburn was born in 1896 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Albert Arthur Blackburn and Edith Gill Huitson.1 Allan died before 1911 In 1911 census Allan's father states one of his six children died before 1911. He names all four in the census and the fifth being Elizabeth who went on to marry John William Smales.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S177] E-mails between Bob Easby and Jan Cooper from 12 November 2006.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1896/Q4 Middlesbro Volume 9d pag 557.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Beatrice H Blackburn

#17828, b. 1914
Last Edited=11 Dec 2006
     Beatrice H Blackburn was born in 1914 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Albert Arthur Blackburn and Eva Sturgeon.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1914/Q1 Middlesborough Volume 9d Page 1251.

Jean Anderson Skinner

#17829, b. about 1864, d. 31 July 1947
Last Edited=18 Aug 2015
     Jean Anderson Skinner was born about 1864 in Coull, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of William Skinner and Margaret S Ross.1 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Tarland Migvie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, she was listed as the daughter of William Skinner.2 She married George Hubert Ede, son of Charles Ede and Emma Ede, on 29 September 1892 in The Village, Tarlande, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, after the banns had been read. George was aged 30 and a Doctor of Medicine from Bramley in Surrey. Jane was the Ministers daughter aged 28.1,3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Ardo, Station Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, she was listed as the wife of George Hubert Ede.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Ardo, Station Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, she was listed as the wife of George Hubert Ede.5 Her husband George died on 11 April 1917 in Ardo, Station Road, Bramley, Surrey, England.6,7 Jean died on 31 July 1947 in St Luke's Hospital, 10 Warren Road, Guildford, Surrey, England, her usual address was Edencroft, Bramley, Surrey.8,7 Jean was buried on 4 August 1947 in Holy Trinity, Bramley, Surrey, England.9 Administration papers were issued with a will on 17 December 1947 in London to a widow Bessie Watson Shepherd. Her estate was valued at £170 15s 1d.7 Administration papers were issued with a will on 27 April 1962 a second grant was issued in London to Harry Crawley Ross Skinner DSO MC Lt Col H M Army. Her estate was valued at £2173 19s 7d.7

Children of Jean Anderson Skinner and George Hubert Ede

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 Tarland Migvie; ED: 2; Page: 10; Line: 12; Roll: CSSCT1891_73.
  3. [S40000] Website Scotlands people MR.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 23 Page 12.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 3158 RG78 Piece 117 Registration District 35 Sub District 2 Enumeration District 2 Schedule Number 188.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q2 Hambledon Vlume 2a Page 266 age 54.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - September 1947 Surrey South Western Volume 5g Page 604 age 83.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.

Emma Dorothy Ede1

#17830, b. 17 September 1893, d. 16 August 1915
Last Edited=20 Oct 2018
Emma Dorothy Ede
     Emma Dorothy Ede was born on 17 September 1893 in Bramley, Surrey, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of George Hubert Ede and Jean Anderson Skinner.1 She was baptised on 25 October 1893 in Holy Trinity, Bramley, Surrey, England, her father was a Medical Practitioner.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Ardo, Station Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Hubert Ede.4 Dorothy attended St Catherine's School from September 1901 until Easter 1912. She was an excellent scholar winning many prizes.5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Ardo, Station Road, Bramley, Surrey, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Hubert Ede.6 Emma died on 16 August 1915 in Bramley, Surrey, England, aged 21.7 Emma was buried on 19 August 1915 in Holy Trinity, Bramley, Surrey, England.8 A report death of Emma Dorothy Ede, with list of mourners, floral tributes and an appreciation by Mrs Leonard Phillips, Commandant of Thorncombe Military Hospital. The initial report in the newspaper begins ‘A gloom is cast over the village’, and that Dorothy was universally beloved. She joined the nursing staff of Thorncombe on the outbreak of was ‘most intellectual and painstaking nurse and very anxious about her work’. The funeral was conducted by Rev D Green (vicar of Bramley) and Rev C Etty, and included two hymns. Among the wreaths was one from Mrs Russell Baker and old girls of the School. Mrs Phillips’ tribute reads: ‘A great power for good, and her example she always set of unselfish service, always eager to help both patients and fellow-workers, never grumbling, or wishing to have the best work given to her, but doing it all in a cheerful spirit which, without doubt did much to help in her patients’ recovery, and made her one of the most valued nurses and popular workers at Thorncombe Hospital’. She had not been at work since 1 August and all were looking forward to her return ‘when we heard that she was seriously ill, only a few hours before her death’.9,10 Dorothy's name appears on the Surrey V.A.D. Nurse Memorial in Farnham Road Hospital in Guildford.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q4 Hambledon Volume 2a Page 139.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 619 Folio 23 Page 12.
  5. [S17830] E-mails between Richard and Rosemary Christophers and Jan Cooper from 5 July 2015.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 3158 RG78 Piece 117 Registration District 35 Sub District 2 Enumeration District 2 Schedule Number 188.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q3 Hambeldon Volume 2a Page 197 age 21.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Surrey, England, Burials, 1813-1987.
  9. [S40045] Newspapers Surrey Advertiser, 21 Aug1915, p. 3.
  10. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Viv Bennett and Red Cross Museum & Archives. (Photo of Emma).

Jane Greathead

#17831, b. 1843, d. 17 November 1846
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
3rd 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 in 1843 in Easington, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Martha Fishburn. Jane died on 17 November 1846 in Ox Close, Coxhoe, Durham, England, from scarlatina. Her mother registered Jane's death with her mark and described her father John as an agricultural labourer.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1843/Q2 Easington Volume XXIV Page 133.
  2. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1846/Q4 Durham Volume 24 Page 80.

Louis Albert Greathead1

#17832, b. 5 June 1923, d. 27 September 2006
Last Edited=22 Jul 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Louis Albert Greathead was born on 5 June 1923.1,2 He was the son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd. He married Thelma K Powell. His wife Thelma died on 1962.1,3 Louis died on 27 September 2006 in Grey Bruce Health Services, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada, aged 83.1,2,4 A celebration of Louis' life was held in Saturday 30 September 2006 at 2pm at the Cameron Funeral Home, Chelsley memorial and donations were requested to be sent to the Salvation Army.1

Children of Louis Albert Greathead and Thelma K Powell

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.
  3. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers Owen Sound Sun Times - Friday, September 29, 2006 • Obituary.

Thelma K Powell1

#17833, b. 1923, d. 1962
Last Edited=22 Jul 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Thelma was buried in Terrace Lower Level Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.2 She was born in 1923.3 She married Louis Albert Greathead, son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd. Thelma died in 1962.4,3 Thelma was buried in Grove Cemetery, Dundas, Ontario, Canada.3

Children of Thelma K Powell and Louis Albert Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.
  2. [S40000] Website www.canadianheadstones.com.
  3. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.

Edward Greathead1

#17834
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Edward Greathead was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.1 He was the son of Louis Albert Greathead and Thelma K Powell.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.

Joseph Robert Greathead1

#17841, b. 12 December 1935, d. 14 March 2016
Last Edited=11 Apr 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
Joseph Robert Greathead Ka John
     Joseph Robert Greathead was born on 12 December 1935 in Canada Joseph was the twin of Mary.2 He was the son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd.1 He married Bettye Ann Bottoms in Canada.1,2 His wife Bettye died on 1966 when her daughter Jennifer was very young.2,3 He married Mary Barbara Jean Brown on 10 December 1966.2 There is a lovely picture of the family.4 In 2006 at the time of John's brother Louis' death John and Barbara were living in Grimsby, Ontario, Canada.1 Joseph died on 14 March 2016 in Canada aged 80.2

Child of Joseph Robert Greathead and Bettye Ann Bottoms

  • Jennifer Ann Greathead

Children of Joseph Robert Greathead and Mary Barbara Jean Brown

  • William Thomas Greathead2
  • Joan Louise Greathead2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.
  3. [S40000] Website www.canadianheadstones.com.
  4. [S40000] Website Facebook.

Bettye Ann Bottoms1

#17842, b. 1938, d. 1966
Last Edited=22 Jul 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Bettye Ann Bottoms was born in 1938.2 She married John Greathead, son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd, in Canada.1,3 Bettye was buried in 1966 in Oakview Cemetery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada,
o.2 Bettye died in 1966 when her daughter Jennifer was very young.3,2

Child of Bettye Ann Bottoms and Joseph Robert Greathead

  • Jennifer Ann Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S40000] Website www.canadianheadstones.com.
  3. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.

Michael Billy1

#17846, b. 1927, d. 2 February 1985
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Michael Billy was born in 1927 in Burgis, Saskatchewan, Canada, His mother was called Nathashia and came from Austria.2 He married Margaret Eileen Greathead, daughter of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd, on 15 November 1949.1,2 Michael died on 2 February 1985.2

Children of Michael Billy and Margaret Eileen Greathead

  • Kenneth Michael Billy2
  • Christopher Guy Billy2
  • Susan Kathleen Billy2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.

Gordon Frederick Greathead1

#17848, b. 14 February 1928, d. 8 January 2000
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Gordon Frederick Greathead was born on 14 February 1928.2 He was the son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd.1 He married Isabel Ellen Floyd on 24 May 1947.2 His wife Isabel died on 6 July 1975 aged 48.2 Gordon died on 8 January 2000 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, aged 71 his death appeared in the Hamilton Spectator newspaper of 10 January 2000.1,2,3

Children of Gordon Frederick Greathead and Isabel Ellen Floyd

  • Gail Ellen Greathead2 b. 11 Apr 1949, d. 8 Aug 1993
  • Darlene Rouge Greathead2
  • Denene Rita Greathead2
  • Bonnie Joy Greathead2
  • Margaret Rose Greathead2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.
  3. [S40000] Website Rootsweb obits.

Clifford Raymond Greathead1,2

#17849, b. 11 February 1927, d. 13 February 1992
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Clifford Raymond Greathead was born on 11 February 1927 in Hamilton General Hospital, Derby Street, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.2 He was the son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd.1 Clifford died on 13 February 1992 aged 65 Clifford did not marry.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.

William Thomas Greathead1,2

#17850, b. 1925, d. 6 July 1979
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     William Thomas Greathead was also known by the name of Bill.1 He was born in 1925.2 He was the son of Alfred Louis Greathead and Rose Emma Hurd.1 He married Vera Mildred Foster, daughter of Harry Foster and Bella ..., There were no children from this marriage.2 William died on 6 July 1979.1,2

Sources of Information

  1. [S40045] Newspapers Kingston Whig Standard of 30 September 2006, Daily Press of Timmins of 30 September 2006 and The Expositor of Brantford of 2 October 2006.
  2. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.