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Eva Mildred Baker1

#1851, b. 21 March 1906, d. February 1999
Last Edited=19 Aug 2008
     Eva Mildred Baker was born on 21 March 1906 in Wangford, Suffolk, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Daniel Baker and Rosa Banthorpe.1 There is a wonderful photograph of Rosa and her children.4 She married Charles Sharman.1 Eva died in February 1999 in Diss, Norfolk, England, aged 92.1,5

Child of Eva Mildred Baker and Charles Sharman

Sources of Information

  1. [S18594] Emails between David Sharman and Jan Cooper through Genes Reunited.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q2 Wangford Volume 4a Page 1134.
  4. [S21163] Emails between Louise Willmott née Allen and Jan Cooper from 7 August 2008.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 1999 Norwich District No 6391e Reg No F22B Ent No 239 Dor 299.

Charles Sharman1

#1852, b. about 1909
Last Edited=3 Jul 2007
     Charles Sharman was born about 1909 in Suffolk, England.1 He married Eva Mildred Baker, daughter of Daniel Baker and Rosa Banthorpe.1

Child of Charles Sharman and Eva Mildred Baker

Sources of Information

  1. [S18594] Emails between David Sharman and Jan Cooper through Genes Reunited.

William Greathead1

#1857, b. 1893, d. 9 January 1964
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Great-grandson of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     William Greathead was born in 1893 in Albany Terrace, Grangetown, Sunderland, Durham, England.2,3 He was the son of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Albury Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Greathead.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 24 Spelter wks Road, New Hendon, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Elizabeth Mary Greathead he was an apprentice paper maker.5 William signed up for the duration of the war on 30 November 1914. He was 21 years 8 months old and working as a paper maker. He gave his address as 24 Spelter Road, Grangetown, Sunderland. His chet measurement was recorded as 35 inches and his height as 5 foot 7 inches. He received the 1914-15 star and Victory medal. He was demobbed on 14 February 1919 from the Royal Garrison Regiment.6 William was badly wounded in WW1. He decided not to join the Durham infantry with his football mates but as loved big engines he joined Royal Garrison Artillary. All his mates were killed within 48 hours of each other in one battle. William received a bullet from a sniper in his cheek which passed through his mouth. Medics poured iodine all over wound to disinfect the area, this nearly choking him. It was rather crude but very effective.

Later he played semi proffessional football.1
He played football for Grangetown and then as an amateur in the Football League for Durham City, his first amateur match was on 25 March 1922 at home to Rochdale.7 He married Mary Ellen Goddard in 1927 in Sunderland, Durham, England.8 He was a papermill worker. William died on 9 January 1964 in General Hospital, Ryhope, Durham, England, His usual address was 48 St Aidens Avenue, Sunderland.9,10 The will of William was proved on 28 February 1965 at Durham to Mary his widow. His effects were valued at £3250.10

Child of William Greathead and Mary Ellen Goddard

Sources of Information

  1. [S1704] Letters between William Brian (Brian) Greathead and Jan Cooper from 10 March 1997.
  2. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1893/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 664.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4715 Folio 99 Page 7.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30182 RG78 Piece 1741 Registration district 555 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 219.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO 363 WW1 service records.
  7. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Mike Davage, Norwich City FC official historian.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1927/Q1 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 1045.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1964/Q1 Durham E Volume 1a Page 368.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

William Greathead1

#1858, b. 1857, d. 1909
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
     William Greathead was born in 1857 in Ryhope Lane, Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, England.2,3,4 He was the son of John Greathead and Jane Bailes. In the census of 7 April 1861 in Cedars Farm, Stockton Road, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead he was a scholar.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 26 Ryhope Street, Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder of the Downing family.6 He married Elizabeth Mary Parker, daughter of Charley Henry Parker, on 20 November 1888 in Register Office, Sunderland, Durham, England, The ceremony was witnessed by James Christie. William gave his age as 28 and his address as seagoing donkey engineer living at 18 Bedford Street Sunderland. Elizabeth was 23 and living at 23 William Street, Sunderland and signed the register with an X.2,7 William was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Albany Terrace, Ryhope, Sunderland, Durham, England, William was a stoker.8 William was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 20 Albury Terrace, Sunderland, Durham, England, William was a sea going donkey engineer.9 William died in 1909 in Sunderland, Durham, England.2,10

Children of William Greathead and Elizabeth Mary Parker

Sources of Information

  1. [S4776] Letters between Elizabeth Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  2. [S1704] Letters between William Brian (Brian) Greathead and Jan Cooper from 10 March 1997.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 371.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3772 Folio 61 Page 24.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4998 folio 93 page 7 FHL film 1342202.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q4 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 939.
  8. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4136 page 30.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4715 Folio 99 Page 7.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q2 Sunderland Volume 10a Page 376.

John Poole

#1859, b. about 1845
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Poole was born about 1845 in Thirsk, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of John Poole and Elizabeth ... In the census of 30 March 1851 at Danby Wiske, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Poole.2 He married Margaret Graham Greathead, daughter of George Robert R Graham and Sarah Greathead, on 15 August 1877 in Holy Trinity, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, the marriage certificate states in the margin that Margaret was illegitimate.3 John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in 59 Ewbank Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, John was a joiner, living with his wife and daughter. Jannet Wilherd an unmarried lady of aged 46 was boarding with them.4 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 59 Ewbank Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, John was described as a joiner and builder.5 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 59 Ewbank Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, John was described as a joiner, builder and undertaker. Staying wih him was Phoebe Cruddas aged 70, William Herron an ironworker aged 46 and his niece Sarah Harrison aged 8 and nephew Robert Harrison aged 6.6

Children of John Poole and Margaret Graham Greathead

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 2371 Folio 150 Page 8.
  3. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1877/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 101.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4899 Folio 7 Page 10.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4048 Folio 92 Page 4.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4623 Folio 107 Page 7.

Margaret Graham Greathead

#1860, b. 1854
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
     Margaret Graham Greathead was born in 1854 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of George Robert R Graham and Sarah Greathead. In the census of 7 April 1861 in 7 Skinner Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Robert R Graham she was a scholar.2 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 7 Skinner Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Robert R Graham.3 She married John Poole, son of John Poole and Elizabeth ..., on 15 August 1877 in Holy Trinity, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, the marriage certificate states in the margin that Margaret was illegitimate.4 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 59 Ewbank Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Poole.5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 59 Ewbank Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Poole.6 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 59 Ewbank Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Poole.7

Children of Margaret Graham Greathead and John Poole

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1854/Q4 Stockton Volume 10a Page 39.
  2. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3693 Folio 5 Page 4.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4905 Folio 94 Page 27.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1877/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 101.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4899 Folio 7 Page 10.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4048 Folio 92 Page 4.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4623 Folio 107 Page 7.

John Poole1

#1861, b. about 1820
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     John Poole was born about 1820 in Danby Wiske, Yorkshire, England.2 He married Elizabeth ... John was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Danby Wiske, Yorkshire, England, John was a Master carpenter employing one man.3

Children of John Poole and Elizabeth ...

Sources of Information

  1. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2371 Folio 150 Page 8.

William Greathead

#1862, b. 1843, d. 1861
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
4th cousin 3 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 2 times removed of George Greathead
5th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     William Greathead was born in 1843 in Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of William Greathead and Margaret Hanley. In the census of 30 March 1851 at Bank Top, Hipswell, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of William Greathead William was a scholar.3 He married Catherine Hilton, daughter of Thomas Hilton, on 27 February 1860 in Parish Church of Trimdon, Trimdon, Sedgefield, Durham, England, The ceremony was performed after banns had been read and was witnessed by John Burrell and Margaret Curry. Both Catherine and William signed with their mark X and gave their address as Trimdon Colliery.4,5 William was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Trimdon Colliery, Trimdon, Darlington, Durham, England, William was an operator in the mines.1,6 William died in 1861 in Easington, Durham, England.7

Child of William Greathead and Catherine Hilton

Sources of Information

  1. [S40024] Www.durhamrecordsonline.com/search.php.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1843/Q2 Auckland Volume XXIV Page 11.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2381 Folio 178 Page 10.
  4. [S70] E-mails between Linda Price and Jan Cooper from 29 November 2002.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1860/Q1 Stockton Volume 23 Page 413.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3698 Folio 60 Page 53.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q2 Easington Volume 10a Page 200.

Catherine Hilton1

#1863, b. about 1841
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Catherine Hilton was born about 1841 in Wigan, Lancashire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Thomas Hilton. She married William Greathead, son of William Greathead and Margaret Hanley, on 27 February 1860 in Parish Church of Trimdon, Trimdon, Sedgefield, Durham, England, The ceremony was performed after banns had been read and was witnessed by John Burrell and Margaret Curry. Both Catherine and William signed with their mark X and gave their address as Trimdon Colliery.3,4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Trimdon Colliery, Trimdon, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of William Greathead William was an operator in the mines.2,5 Her husband William died on 1861 in Easington, Durham, England.6 She married William Smith in 1864 in Durham, England.7 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 104 Athol Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of William Smith.8

Child of Catherine Hilton and William Greathead

Children of Catherine Hilton and William Smith

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  2. [S40024] Www.durhamrecordsonline.com/search.php.
  3. [S70] E-mails between Linda Price and Jan Cooper from 29 November 2002.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1860/Q1 Stockton Volume 23 Page 413.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3698 Folio 60 Page 53.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q2 Easington Volume 10a Page 200.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1864/Q1 Durham Volume 10a Page 368.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3762 Folio 99 Page 2.
  9. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Thomas Hilton1

#1864
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Thomas Hilton was a pitman.

Child of Thomas Hilton

Sources of Information

  1. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.

Arthur Edward Gubbins

#1867, b. 1900
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 12 - Timothy Greated
     Arthur Edward Gubbins was born in 1900 in London, England, in West Ham or 1906 in Pancras.1 He married Lilian Mabel Greated, daughter of Albert French Greated and Isabel Rose Mulcare, in 1924 in Woolwich, London, England.2

Children of Arthur Edward Gubbins and Lilian Mabel Greated

  • Margaret L Gubbins
  • John A Gubbins
  • Evelyn J Gubbins

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - Either 1900/Q4 West Ham Volume 4a Page 213 or 1906/4 Pancras Woolwich Voume 1b Page 100.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1924/Q4 Woolwich Volume 1d Page 2158 - GRO index as Mabel L Greated.

Henry Herbert Proven

#1870, b. 22 December 1870, d. 1952
Last Edited=16 Jul 2017
     Henry Herbert Proven was born on 22 December 1870 in West Derby, Lancashire, England.1,2 He was the son of David Proven and Sarah Ann Glover. In the census of 2 April 1871 in M2 M Y Court, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of David Proven.3 He married Annie Elizabeth Foster on 10 September 1895 in Guisborough, Yorkshire, England, after a certificate had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by J T Foster and F M Foster. Henry was a clerk in a factory, his father (erroneously in my belief) was listed as John Proven a deceased ships steward. I think his father was David Proven. Annie's father was John Foster a boiler smith. Henry stated he lived in 16 South Street, Accrington Road in Burnley and Annie lived in 68 Westgate in Guiisborough.4 His wife Annie died on 1900 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.5 Henry was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 41 Garbutt Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, This was a furniture store and he was a dealer living with his two children and a servant.6 He married Mary Elizabeth Greathead, daughter of John Greathead and Jane Ann Hogg, on 13 January 1902 in Weslyan Chapel, Mill Lane, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, this was Henry's second marriage. The wedding took place after a certificate was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by J W Hind and F J Anniss Henry was a furniture dealer and his father David Proven deceased but had worked as a foreman ship carpenter. Henry gave his address as 41 Garbutt Street, Stockton on Tees. Mary gave her address as 36 Garbutt street, Stockton on Tees and her father John was a railway plate layer.7,8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Henry was listed as living at 1 Granville Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England with his wife Mary. Henry was an upholsterer living with his wife.9 Henry died in 1952 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.10

Children of Henry Herbert Proven and Annie Elizabeth Foster

Children of Henry Herbert Proven and Mary Elizabeth Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q1 West Derby Volume 8b Page 250.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3796 Folio 126 Page 56.
  4. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1895/Q2 Guisbro Volume 9d Page 808.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q4 Stockton Volume 10a Page 47 age 34.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4625 Folio 145 Page 25.
  7. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1902/Q1 Stockton Volume 10a Page 118.
  8. [S32212] E-mails between Susanne Proven and Jan Cooper from 9 August 2016.
  9. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4466B/007.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q2 Manchester Volume 10e Page 18 age 81.
  11. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Mary Elizabeth Greathead

#1871, b. 7 February 1874, d. 1952
Last Edited=16 Jul 2017
Relationships
2nd cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Mary Elizabeth Greathead was born on 7 February 1874 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Jane Ann Hogg. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 10 Alberta Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Jane Ann Hogg Mary was a scholar.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 2 Florence Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 56 Garbutt Street, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Mary was a dressmaker.4 She married Henry Herbert Proven, son of David Proven and Sarah Ann Glover, on 13 January 1902 in Weslyan Chapel, Mill Lane, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, this was Henry's second marriage. The wedding took place after a certificate was issued. The ceremony was witnessed by J W Hind and F J Anniss Henry was a furniture dealer and his father David Proven deceased but had worked as a foreman ship carpenter. Henry gave his address as 41 Garbutt Street, Stockton on Tees. Mary gave her address as 36 Garbutt street, Stockton on Tees and her father John was a railway plate layer.5,6 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Mary was listed as living at 1 Granville Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England with her husband Henry. Henry was an upholsterer living with his wife.7 Her husband Henry died on 1952 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.8 Mary died in 1952 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.9

Children of Mary Elizabeth Greathead and Henry Herbert Proven

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1874/Q1 Stockton Volume 10a Page 163.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4897 Folio 87 page 32 FHL film 1342178.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4051 Folio 59 page 30.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4626 Folio 119 Page 24.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1902/Q1 Stockton Volume 10a Page 118.
  6. [S32212] E-mails between Susanne Proven and Jan Cooper from 9 August 2016.
  7. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4466B/007.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q2 Manchester Volume 10e Page 18 age 81.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q2 Manchester Volume 10e Page 255 age 79.

David Proven1

#1872, b. about 1825, d. 1894
Last Edited=10 Aug 2016
     David Proven was born about 1825 in Scotland.2 He married Sarah Ann Glover on 2 October 1851 in St Nicholas, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, after the banns have been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Richard Addison and Hannah Banningham. David was a hipwright and his father John was a rope maker. Sarah's father James Glover was also a rope maker. Both David and Sarah gave Blundell Close as their address.3 His wife Sarah died on 1871 in West Derby, Lancashire, England.4 David was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in M2 M Y Court, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, England, David was a shipwright living with his two sons. Little Henry was only four month old.5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in West Derby Union Workhouse, West Derby, Lancashire, England, he was listed as an inmate of.6 David died in 1894 in West Derby, Lancashire, England.1,7

Children of David Proven and Sarah Ann Glover

Sources of Information

  1. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Liverpool, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q1 West Derby Volume 8b Page 332 age 42.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3796 Folio 126 Page 56.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2981 Folio 86 Page 30.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q3 West Derby Volume 8b Page 317 age 68.