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George Henry Parsons1

#19127, b. 31 March 1913, d. 9 May 2010
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 3 - George Greathead
     George Henry Parsons was born on 31 March 1913 in Kuridala, Queensland, Australia.1 He married Ruth Hollievene Johnston, daughter of James Henry Johnston and Ada Jane Greathead.1 His wife Ruth died on 23 June 2002 in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia, aged 82.1 George died on 9 May 2010 in New South Wales, Australia, aged 97.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S124] E-mails between Robyn Sanday and Jan Cooper from 27 September 2005.

Marion Gledhill1

#19129, d. 20 November 2013
Last Edited=20 Jan 2019
Appears on charts:
Chart 17 - Thomas Greathead
     Marion Gledhill married Bertram Greathead, son of Herbert Greathead and Gertrude Hemmings, in May 1985 in Blackpool, Lancashire, England.1 The will of Bertram was proved by Marion Greathead his widow on 17 February 2004.2 Marion died on 20 November 2013 in England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - May 1985 Blackpool/F Volume 40 Page 302 Reg 505.
  2. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  3. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.

Christopher Whitelock1

#19132, b. 1675, d. 1737
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Christopher Whitelock was born in 1675 in Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of George Whitelock.2 He married Ann Ellerton on 4 May 1697 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2 He married Elizabeth Harland on 28 May 1700 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 Christopher died in 1737 in Yorkshire, England.3 Christopher was buried on 21 September 1737 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.3 Administration papers were issued with a will on 12 November 1738 to his lawful and natural son George.2

Child of Christopher Whitelock and Ann Ellerton

Children of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland

Sources of Information

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

Elizabeth Harland1

#19133, d. 1750
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Harland married Christopher Whitelock, son of George Whitelock, on 28 May 1700 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 Her husband Christopher died on 1737 in Yorkshire, England.2 Elizabeth died in 1750 in Yorkshire, England.2 Elizabeth was buried on 24 June 1750 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2

Children of Elizabeth Harland and Christopher Whitelock

Sources of Information

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

Francis Whitelock1

#19134, b. March 1736, d. 25 August 1813
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Francis Whitelock was baptised in March 1736 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of Christopher Whitelock and Catherine Ellerton.1 He married Elizabeth Ellerton, daughter of Edward Ellerton and Ann Coupland, on 28 April 1761 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 Francis left a will on 31 May 1812 in which he left the largest bequest to his oldest son Peter and he was to be his sole Executor. He left other bequests to his grandson Francis Edward son of his deceased son Edward, hsi daughters Ann and Elizabeth Robinson and grandaughter Mary the daughter of his deceased daughter Catherine Armstrong.2 Francis died on 25 August 1813 in Bellerby, Yorkshire, England, aged 77.3,4 Francis was buried in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England, Francis and Elizabeth are buried under the same gravestone.3,2

Children of Francis Whitelock and Elizabeth Ellerton

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  2. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.
  3. [S40000] Website www.dalesgenealogy.com/Downholme/adamblenkhorn.html.
  4. [S399] E-mails between Bob Ellerton and Jan Cooper from 3 January 2014.

Elizabeth Ellerton1

#19135, b. 1742, d. 22 June 1821
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Ellerton was born in 1742 in Bolton Castle, Redmire, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Edward Ellerton and Ann Coupland. She married Francis Whitelock, son of Christopher Whitelock and Catherine Ellerton, on 28 April 1761 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 Her husband Francis died on 25 August 1813 in Bellerby, Yorkshire, England, aged 77.3,2 Elizabeth died on 22 June 1821 in Yorkshire, England.3,2 Elizabeth was buried in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England, Francis and Elizabeth are buried under the same gravestone.3,4

Children of Elizabeth Ellerton and Francis Whitelock

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  2. [S399] E-mails between Bob Ellerton and Jan Cooper from 3 January 2014.
  3. [S40000] Website www.dalesgenealogy.com/Downholme/adamblenkhorn.html.
  4. [S17118] Emails between Jennifer Oswald-Sealy née Gray and Jan Cooper from 2 August 2006.

Christopher Whitelock1

#19136, b. 16 April 1779
Last Edited=28 Sep 2015
     Christopher Whitelock was baptised on 16 April 1779 in Bellerby, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Francis Whitelock and Elizabeth Ellerton.1

Sources of Information

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

Margaret Whitelock1

#19137, b. 11 July 1731
Last Edited=28 Oct 2007
     Margaret Whitelock was baptised on 11 July 1731 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Christopher Whitelock and Catherine Ellerton.1 She married John Fovil on 22 January 1759 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.

Jane Whitelock1

#19138, b. 11 March 1742
Last Edited=27 Sep 2015
     Jane Whitelock was baptised on 11 March 1742 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Christopher Whitelock and Catherine Ellerton.1 Jane possibly married Richard Ripley.2

Sources of Information

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

George Whitelock1

#19139, b. 8 April 1701, d. 1757
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     George Whitelock was baptised on 8 April 1701 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2 He was the son of Christopher Whitelock and Elizabeth Harland.1 He married Isabel Lodge on 29 April 1731 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.3 George left a will on 22 March 1756 it was witnessed by Isabel's brother Francis and George's brothers Matthew and Christopher. George requested his wife Isabel and daughter Elizabeth be joint Executors. He also stated he was 'being weak and infirm, but of sound and perfect memory.2' George died in 1757 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2 George was buried on 11 November 1757 in St Michael and All Angels, Downholme, Yorkshire, England.2

Children of George Whitelock and Isabel Lodge

Sources of Information

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

John Fovil1

#19140
Last Edited=28 Oct 2007
     John Fovil married Margaret Whitelock, daughter of Christopher Whitelock and Catherine Ellerton, on 22 January 1759 in Downholme, Yorkshire, England.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search.

Doreen ...

#19141
Last Edited=1 Nov 2007
     Doreen ... married Stanley Huitson, son of Richard Allan Huitson and Elizabeth Lancaster.1

Children of Doreen ... and Stanley Huitson

  • Stuart Huitson
  • Brian Huitson
  • Ian Huitson

Sources of Information

  1. [S19144] Emails between Ian Huitson and Jan Cooper from 1 November 2007.

Charles Rutt Hopkins1,2

#19145, b. 1857, d. before 14 September 1934
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Charles Rutt Hopkins was born in 1857 in Calne, Wiltshire, England.2,3 He was the son of William Rutt Hopkins and Maria Giddings.4 He married Frances Harriett Greathead, daughter of Joseph Greathead and Elizabeth Baker, on 20 December 1922 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, the baptist ceremony was witnessed by Isabella Greathead and David Helwig both from Southampton. Charles was a widower and a retired railway man.1,2 Charles died before 14 September 1934.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - Death certificate of Frances Harriott.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian Marriages.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q3 Calne Volume 5a Page 63.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Death certificate of wife.

Della May Wyley1

#19146, b. 24 August 1892
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Della May Wyley was born on 24 August 1892 in Grey, Ontario, Canada, her father Thomas was listed as a sawyer on her birth register.2 She was the daughter of Thomas Wyley and Frances Harriett Greathead.1 She married Charles Lancelot Stuart Palmer on 1 July 1914 in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada, the wedding was a Methodist ceremony. Charles was described as a farmer.3 Della signed her name as Mrs Della Palmer from 2 Elm Grove Avenue, Toronto when registering her mothers death on 17 September 1934. Her mother had died three days earlier.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - Death certificate of mother.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian births MS929_110.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Ontario Marriages.

Sarah Ballard1

#19147, b. 11 December 1888, d. 4 February 1933
Last Edited=21 Feb 2009
Sarah Ferris née Ballard
     Sarah Ballard was born on 11 December 1888 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Edward Ballard and Susanna Simpson.4,5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 21 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Edward Ballard.6 She married William Ferris, son of William Ferris and Sarah Jane Cosgrave, on 4 March 1908 in Register Office, Bolton, Lancashire, England, by certificate. The ceremony was witnessed by Henry Jones and Ellen Ballard. William gave his address as 2 Bradford Park, Bolton and was working as a machine minder in the Bleachworks. Sarah gave her address as 109 Leicester Street, Bolton and was working as a cotton reeler. Both of them were aged nineteen.1,7 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 3 Flear Bottom, Bolton, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of William, the son in law of Robert Greathead.8 William, Sarah and their two children Eugene and William travelled aboard SS Corsican of the Allan Line Steamship Co. Ltd leaving Liverpool on 27 June 1913 bound for Quebec in Canada. William was listed as GF Ferris but I am pretty sure it is William. He confirms this on his naturalization papers.9 Sarah died on 4 February 1933 in General Hospital, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, aged 44 from a lung infection. Her usual address was 133 Barons Avenue.2 Sarah was buried on 8 February 1933 in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, after a service at Holy Family Church.10

Children of Sarah Ballard and William Ferris

Sources of Information

  1. [S7] Ancestry.com - Attestation paper of husband William Ferris.
  2. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate Ancestry.com.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q1 Bolton Volume 8c Page 440.
  4. [S47001] General Register Office, Information taken from Death certificate of daughter.
  5. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3114 Folio 90 Pages 28 and 29.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q1 Bolton Volume 8c Page 625.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 23425 RG78 Piece 1366 Registration district 461 sub district 8 enumeration district 16 schedule number 349.
  9. [S40000] Website www.find my past - passengers lists.
  10. [S17904] Emails between Jennifer Fleming née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 5 December 2006.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q2 Bolton Volume 8c Page 523.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q1 Bolton Volume 8c Page 964.

Edward Ballard1

#19148, b. 1843, d. 1922
Last Edited=5 Nov 2008
     Edward Ballard was born in 1843 in Brighton, Sussex, England.2,3 He married Susanna Simpson in 1868 in Bury, Lancashire, England.4,5 Edward was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in 20 Earl Street, Bury, Lancashire, England, Edward was listed as a musician playing a tenor horn.6 Edward was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 21 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, Edward was a sewing machine agent.7 Edward was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 10 Chemial Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, Edward was a general labourer, little Albert Heys his grandson, son of his daughter Ada was staying with them, although he is also listed as being with his parents at home.8 Edward died in 1922 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.9

Children of Edward Ballard and Susanna Simpson

Sources of Information

  1. [S47001] General Register Office, Information taken from Death certificate of daughter.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1843/Q4 Brighton Volume 7 Page 259.
  4. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1868/Q1 Bury Volume 8c Page 490.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3945 Folio 64 Page 29.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3114 Folio 90 Pages 28 and 29.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3619 Folio 15 Page 21.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Bolton Volume 8c Page 443.

Susanna Simpson1

#19149, b. about 1850
Last Edited=5 Nov 2008
     Susanna Simpson was born about 1850 in Bury, Lancashire, England.2 She married Edward Ballard in 1868 in Bury, Lancashire, England.3,4 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 20 Earl Street, Bury, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of Edward Ballard.5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 21 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of Edward Ballard.6 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 10 Chemial Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the wife of Edward Ballard.7 Her husband Edward died on 1922 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.8

Children of Susanna Simpson and Edward Ballard

Sources of Information

  1. [S47001] General Register Office, Information taken from Death certificate of daughter.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1868/Q1 Bury Volume 8c Page 490.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3945 Folio 64 Page 29.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3114 Folio 90 Pages 28 and 29.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3619 Folio 15 Page 21.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1922/Q4 Bolton Volume 8c Page 443.

John Frederick Ballard1

#19150, b. 1872
Last Edited=5 Nov 2008
     John Frederick Ballard was born in 1872 in Portland, Dorset, England.1,2 He was the son of Edward Ballard and Susanna Simpson.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 20 Earl Street, Bury, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edward Ballard Ada , John and Thomas were scholars.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 21 Buxton Street, Bolton, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edward Ballard John was an iron moulders apprentice.4 He married Martha Fish in 1895 in Bolton, Lancashire, England.5 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 41 Bury Old Road, Bolton, Lancashire, England, John was a labourer in the iron foundry.6

Children of John Frederick Ballard and Martha Fish

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - Possibly 1872/Q2 Radford Volume 7b Page 224.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3945 Folio 64 Page 29.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3114 Folio 90 Pages 28 and 29.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q4 Bolton Volume 8c Page 413.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3629 Folio 166 Page 12.