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John Greathead1,2,3,4

#1951, b. 22 September 1865, d. 1938
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
John Greathead and his grandson Roy
     John Greathead was born on 22 September 1865 in 11 Coleman Street, Ardwick, Lancashire, England.4,5,6,7 He was the son of Edwin Greathead and Margaret Moran. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 83 Waterloo Street, Crumpsall, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead John was a scholar.8
In the census of 3 April 1881 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead.9,10 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead John was a postman.11 He married Margaret Connolly, daughter of James Connolly, in 1895 in Manchester, Lancashire, England, I am led to believe this may have been Johns third marriage although I can find no evidence. The suggestions were first wife called Veronica and the second having a surname of Ammeys.12,3,13 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 74 Chapman St, Manchester, Lancashire, England, John was a Postman.14 His wife Margaret died on 1910 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England.15 He married Frances Sarah Gavell in 1911 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, the Prestwich Registrar attended.16,17 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 6 Wallis Street, Prestwich, Lancashire, England, John was a stamper and porter at the Post Office living with his wife, children and step children in their six roomed home.18 His wife Frances died on 1933 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.19 John died in 1938 in Heywood, Lancashire, England.20

Children of John Greathead and Margaret Connolly

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901.
  3. [S4310] Letters between Ronald Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  4. [S4343] Letters between Roy and May Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  5. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1865/Q4 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 506.
  6. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  7. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - ARD/72/57.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4064 folio 11 page 15.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4030 folio 84 page 16 FHL film 1341963 and
    RG11 Piece 4958 folio 117 page 1 FHL film 1342192 - Roman Catholic Presbytery, Tudhoe, Durham born Pontefract, Yorkshire (I believe this place of birth is incorrect).
  10. [S4332] Emails between Anne Marie Morgan and Jan Cooper from 25 September 2007.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3269 Page 70.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q3 Manchester Volume 8d Page 431.
  13. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - MCR_RM/136/14.
  14. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3750 folio 145 page 3.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1910/Q3 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 180.
  16. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q1 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 446.
  17. [S40000] Website Lancashireukbmd - PRE_RM/66/55.
  18. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 24205 RG 78 Piece 1389 REgistration district 467 sub district 2 enumeration district 1 schedule number 108.
  19. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1933/Q4 Manchester Volume 8d Page 594 age 70.
  20. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q4 Heywood Volume 8c Page 534.
  21. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q1 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 421.

George Greathead1,2

#1952, b. 17 September 1869, d. 1948
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     George Greathead was born on 17 September 1869 in Crumpsall, Lancashire, England.3,4,5,6,7 He was the son of Edwin Greathead and Margaret Moran. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 83 Waterloo Street, Crumpsall, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead.8 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead George was a scholar and I believe at the Roman Catholic Presbytery in Tudhoe, so was listed twice.9,10 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead George was a shopman.11 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Wilson Street, Blackley, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead George was a clothing factory manager.12 He married Theresa Hoey in 1904 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, Theresa was George's first wife.13,14,15 His wife Theresa died on 27 February 1906 in 12 Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester, Lancashire, England, following the death of her daughter shortly after her birth.13,16 George received administration on his wife's estate in Manchester on 3 May 1906. He was a clothier.17,13 He married Helen Hulmes on 4 June 1906 in Church of the Holy Comm, Manchester, Lancashire, England, Helen was George's second wife. His first wife Theresa died on 27 February 1906 possibly following the birth of their daughter Theresa who died at birth.2,18,5,19 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 157 Henrietta St, Old Trafford, Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire, England, George, Helen and their son Herman were listed as visitors of John and Gertrude Pirbeck, living with them in their five roomed home. George was an assistant superintendant and Ellen was a maternity nurse.20 George enlisted on 13 February 1915 giving his address a 1 Sewell Gardens, Prescott, St Helens, Lancashire. He gave his date of birth as 19 September 1868 a year early than his actual birth. He had dark hair, blue eyes and a fresh complexion and was 5 foot 2 inches tall, weighing in at 138 lbs. He served in France 9 February 1917 to 9 December1917. George was a salesman and was discharged on 8 March 1919.5 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register George was listed as living at 36 Dunstan Street, Manchester, Lancashire, England with his wife Helen. And their son Francis. George was a retired Clothing Manager.7 George was bombed out in the war and lived for a while with his brother Thomas and his family.10 George died in 1948 in Manchester, Lancashire, England.21

Child of George Greathead and Theresa Hoey

Children of George Greathead and Helen Hulmes

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S4310] Letters between Ronald Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1869/Q4 Manchester Volume 8d Page 324.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO363 WW1 Service records.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CHE/34/13.
  7. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4517H/018.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4064 folio 11 page 15.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4030 folio 84 page 16 FHL film 1341963 and
    RG11 Piece 4958 folio 117 page 1 FHL film 1342192 - Roman Catholic Presbytery, Tudhoe, Durham born Pontefract, Yorkshire (I believe this place of birth is incorrect).
  10. [S4332] Emails between Anne Marie Morgan and Jan Cooper from 25 September 2007.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3269 Page 70.
  12. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3777 folio 44 page 20.
  13. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q1 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 493.
  15. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - PRE_RM/47/165.
  16. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q1 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 547.
  17. [S46002] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of son.
  18. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q2 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 1764.
  19. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CHO_RM/178/35.
  20. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 23645 RG78 Piece 1376 Registration District 463 Sub District 3 Enumeration Disrict 23 Schedule number 282.
  21. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1948/Q3 Manchester Volume 10E Page 402.
  22. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Chorlton Volume 8c Page 935.

Theresa Greathead1,2

#1953, b. 24 July 1871, d. 24 March 1960
Last Edited=1 May 2017
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Theresa Greathead was born on 24 July 1871 in Blakely, Manchester, Lancashire, England.3,4,5,6 She was the daughter of Edwin Greathead and Margaret Moran.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Edwin Greathead Theresa was a scholar, she went on to study at Bury Convent Grammar School.8,9 In the census of 5 April 1891 in St Wilfred’s Convent and school, North Chelsea, London, England, she was listed as a religious Nun.10 In the census of 31 March 1901 in St Johns Seminary, Wonersh, Surrey, England, she was listed as the Lay Sister She worked as a needlewoman.11 Theresa was listed as a domestic Sister in the hospital service on 2 April 1911 in St Catherine's Hospital, Ramsgate, Kent, England.12 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Theresa was listed as living at Convent of the Holy Cross, High Street, Ramsgate, Kent, England She was a member of a religious community and worked as a seastress in the sewing room.13 Theresa died on 24 March 1960 in Carshalton, Surrey, England, aged 88.2,14,15,16

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S4310] Letters between Ronald Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q3 Manchester Volume 8d Page 349.
  4. [S1953] Letters between Anselm Nye - archivist Daughters of the Cross about Theresa Greathead (Sister Bonaventure) and Jan Cooper from 22 July 2004 Records at the Convent state dob 1972 and mothers maiden name was Margaret Moran.
  5. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  6. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CHE/37/8.
  7. [S1953] Letters between Anselm Nye - archivist Daughters of the Cross about Theresa Greathead (Sister Bonaventure) and Jan Cooper from 22 July 2004 State maiden name of mother was Moran.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4030 folio 84 page 16 FHL film 1341963 and
    RG11 Piece 4958 folio 117 page 1 FHL film 1342192 - Roman Catholic Presbytery, Tudhoe, Durham born Pontefract, Yorkshire (I believe this place of birth is incorrect).
  9. [S4332] Emails between Anne Marie Morgan and Jan Cooper from 25 September 2007.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 62 folio 96 page 2.
  11. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 620 Folio 127 Page 5.
  12. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 4512 RG78 Piece 187 Registraton district 63 Sub district 4 enumeration district 2 schedule number 376.
  13. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/1768I/002/12.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1960/Q1 Surrey N E Volume 5G Page 643.
  15. [S1953] Letters between Anselm Nye - archivist Daughters of the Cross about Theresa Greathead (Sister Bonaventure) and Jan Cooper from 22 July 2004.
  16. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Index of Catholic nuns 1598-1914.

Johannes Ludwig Jopling1

#1954, b. 22 February 1874
Last Edited=16 Apr 2010
     Johannes Ludwig Jopling was baptised on 22 February 1874 in Herne, Germany.1 He was the son of John Jopling and Lisette Sophie Amalie Wundsch.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S243] Emails between Ruth Jopling and Jan Cooper from 13 November 2008.

Agnes Greathead1

#1955, b. 1875, d. 1973
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Agnes Greathead was born in 1875 in Crumpsall, Lancashire, England.2,3 She was the daughter of Edwin Greathead and Margaret Moran. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Edwin Greathead Agnes was a scholar.4,5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Edwin Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Mary Street, Harpurkey, Lancashire, England, she was listed as the sister of Thomas Henry Greathead Agnes was a tailoress finnisher.7 She married George Edward Williams in 1920 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, Agnes and George lived just off Moston Lane in Moston. They kept pigs. The Prestwich Registrar attended the wedding.8,5,9 Agnes died in 1973.10

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q4 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 397.
  3. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CHE/44/61.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4030 folio 84 page 16 FHL film 1341963 and
    RG11 Piece 4958 folio 117 page 1 FHL film 1342192 - Roman Catholic Presbytery, Tudhoe, Durham born Pontefract, Yorkshire (I believe this place of birth is incorrect).
  5. [S4332] Emails between Anne Marie Morgan and Jan Cooper from 25 September 2007.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3269 Page 70.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 24215 RG78 Piece 1390 Registration district 467 sub district 3 enumeration district 2 schedule number 189.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q3 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 1015.
  9. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - PRE_RM/95/182.
  10. [S4310] Letters between Ronald Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.

Thomas Henry Greathead1,2

#1956, b. 6 May 1878, d. 6 January 1955
Last Edited=21 Nov 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of George Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 18 - George Greathead
     Thomas Henry Greathead was born on 6 May 1878 in Crumpsall, Lancashire, England.3,4,5,6 He was the son of Edwin Greathead and Margaret Moran. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead.7,8 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 7 Gibson Street, Harpurhey, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead.9 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Wilson Street, Blackley, Lancashire, England, he was listed as the son of Edwin Greathead Henry was an electric worker.10 He married Edith Hull in 1906 in Prestwich, Lancashire, England, Edith was Thomas' first wife.2,11,8,12 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 40 Mary Street, Harpurkey, Lancashire, England, Thomas was an insurance agent living with his wife, daughter, sister and mother in his five roomed home.13 His wife Edith died on 1933 in Manchester, Lancashire, England, Henry remarried 25 March 1934 describing himself as a widower.14,2 He married Clara Rebecca Shuker, daughter of George Shuker and Clara Lawton, on 20 March 1934 in St Mary's Church, Oldham Road, Failsworth, Manchester, Lancashire, England, Clara was Thomas' second wife. Their marriage certificate says Thomas a widower. The ceremony was witnessed by John S Boardman and Teresa Greathead. Henry gave his address as 280 Oldham Road, Failsworth while Clara gave 385 Oldham Road, Newton Heath, they moved to Mostan.15,2,8 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Thomas was listed as living at 169 Lightbourne Road, Manchester, Lancashire, England with his wife Clara. Their daughter Edith and her future husband, daughter Clara and one other. Thomas was a registered dentist.6 Thomas became a dentist and was registered on 11 December 1922. In 1950 his practice was at 169 Lightbourne Road, Mostan, Manchester10.16,17 Thomas died on 6 January 1955 in 169 Lightbourne Road, Moston, Manchester, Lancashire, England, aged 76 from Cerebral Thrombosis. He was a dentist and his daughter Clara registered his death.18 Thomas was buried Thomas is buried with his parents and first wife in Moston cemetery in Manchester.8

Children of Thomas Henry Greathead and Edith Hull

Child of Thomas Henry Greathead and Clara Rebecca Shuker

  • Clara Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S4310] Letters between Ronald Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2003.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1878/Q2 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 446.
  4. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - CHE/49/36.
  5. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  6. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/4513A/014.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4030 folio 84 page 16 FHL film 1341963 and
    RG11 Piece 4958 folio 117 page 1 FHL film 1342192 - Roman Catholic Presbytery, Tudhoe, Durham born Pontefract, Yorkshire (I believe this place of birth is incorrect).
  8. [S4332] Emails between Anne Marie Morgan and Jan Cooper from 25 September 2007.
  9. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 3269 Page 70.
  10. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 3777 folio 44 page 20.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q4 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 716.
  12. [S40000] Website www.lancashirebmd.org.uk - PRE_RM/55/77.
  13. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 24215 RG78 Piece 1390 Registration district 467 sub district 3 enumeration district 2 schedule number 189.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1933/Q2 Manchester N Volume 8d Page 579.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q1 Manchester N Volume 8d Page 875.
  16. [S45001] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of daughter.
  17. [S40050] The Original Records website and Originaldatabases websiteBritish Dentists (1950).
  18. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1955/Q1 Manchester Volume 10e Page 505.
  19. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1909/Q1 Prestwich Volume 8d Page 350.

Sarah Baines1,2

#1958, b. about 1836, d. 2 May 1900
Last Edited=15 Mar 2016
     Sarah Baines was born about 1836 in Burniston, Yorkshire, England.3 She was the daughter of George Baines. In the census of 30 March 1851 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Baines Sarah was a scholar living with her parents and five siblings.4 She married Joseph Geldart in 1858 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Maison Dieu, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Geldart.6 She married John Greathead, son of Bartholemew Greathead and Margaret Walker, on 22 February 1867 in Parish Church, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, the ceremony took place after the banns had been read and was witnessed by George M P Ayre and Mary Ann Coates. Both John and his father Bartholomew were labourers.7 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.8 In the census of 3 April 1881 in High Row, 9 Mechanics Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.9 Sarah was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Palace Yard, Darlington, Durham, England.10 She died on 2 May 1900 in Punch bowlyard, Skinnergate, Darlington, Durham, England, Sarah complained of being ill on 30 April 1900 and went to bed. About midnight two days later she grew worse and her daughter Margaret Godfrey went for the doctor about 1:30 am but when she returned with Dr R T Manson her mother had died.11,12

Children of Sarah Baines and Joseph Geldart

Children of Sarah Baines and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes -.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2381 Folio 37 Page 2.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1858/Q2 Richmond Y Volume 9d Page 781.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3674 Folio 38 Page 25.
  7. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1867/Q1 Richmond Volume 9d Page 741.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4881 Folio 22 Page 38.
  9. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4887 Folio 58 Page 35.
  10. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4043 page 28.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 8.
  12. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - 4 May 1900.

Elenor Garthwaite1,2

#1959, b. 1861, d. 1952
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Elenor Garthwaite was born in 1861 in Hurst, Yorkshire, England.3,4 She married Thomas Greathead, son of John Greathead and Jane Day, in 1880 in Auckland, Durham, England.5,6 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Toadpool, West Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.7 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Square, West Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.8 In the census of 31 March 1901 in St Helens, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas Greathead.9 Her husband Thomas died on 21 October 1923 in St Helens, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, aged 64.10,11 The Probate on his estate was received by Ellen in Durham on 9 January 1925.11 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Elenor was listed as living at 4 Cross Row, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.12 Elenor died in 1952 in Durham, England.13

Children of Elenor Garthwaite and Thomas Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 Ellen.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Garthwaite.
  3. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my past.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1880/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 217.
  6. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4926 folio 19 page 32 FHL film 1342184.
  8. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4075 Page 71.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4645 Folio 110.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 213.
  11. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  12. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/2746H/012/27.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1952/Q4 Durham W Volume 1a Page 702.

George Geldart

#1960, b. about 1862
Last Edited=18 Dec 2004
     George Geldart was born about 1862 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Geldart and Sarah Baines. In the census of 2 April 1871 in Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead George was a scholar.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in High Row, 9 Mechanics Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead George was a tallow chandler.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4881 Folio 22 Page 38.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4887 Folio 58 Page 35.

Joseph Geldart1

#1961, b. about 1835, d. before 1867
Last Edited=15 Nov 2010
     Joseph Geldart was born about 1835 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1 He married Sarah Baines, daughter of George Baines, in 1858 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.2 Joseph was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in Maison Dieu, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, Joseph was a stone mason living with his wife and young daughter.3 He died before 1867 as when Sarah married John Greathead in 1867 she was described as a widow.

Children of Joseph Geldart and Sarah Baines

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1858/Q2 Richmond Y Volume 9d Page 781.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3674 Folio 38 Page 25.

Margaret Greathead1

#1962, b. 1867
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
     Margaret Greathead was born in 1867 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Sarah Baines. In the census of 2 April 1871 in Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Margaret was a scholar.3 In the census of 3 April 1881 in High Row, 9 Mechanics Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Margaret was a scholar.4 She married James Godfrey in 1885 in Darlington, Durham, England.5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 12 Back Station Street, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of James Godfrey.6 Her mother Sarah Greathead died on 2 May 1900 Margaret's mother became ill on 30 April 1900 and went to bed. Her mother became worse a couple of days later and so Margaret went for the doctor about 1:30 am but when she returned with Dr R T Manson her mother had died.7,8 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 5 Victoria Street, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of James Godfrey.9

Children of Margaret Greathead and James Godfrey

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1867/Q3 Richmond Yks, Volume 9d Page 515.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4881 Folio 22 Page 38.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4887 Folio 58 Page 35.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q4 Darlington Volume 10a Page 55.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4071 Folio 50 Page 22.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 8.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - 4 May 1900.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4618 Folio 72 Page 9.
  10. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

John Henry Greathead1

#1963, b. 1869, d. 1917
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationships
3rd 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
     John Henry Greathead was born in 1869 in Richmond, Yorkshire, England.2,1 He was the son of John Greathead and Sarah Baines. In the census of 2 April 1871 in Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead John was a scholar.3 In the census of 3 April 1881 in High Row, 9 Mechanics Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead John was a scholar.4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Palace Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Sarah Greathead John was a cartman.5 He married Emily Brown in 1894 in Darlington, Durham, England.6 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 16 Silvert Street, Darlington, Durham, England, John was a general labourer.7 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 14 Beaumont Street, Darlington, Durham, England, John was a cartman at mineral water manufactory living with his wife and son in their three roomed home.8 John died in 1917 in Sedgefield, Durham, England.9

Children of John Henry Greathead and Emily Brown

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1869/Q2 Richmond, Yks Volume 9d Page 500.
  3. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4881 Folio 22 Page 38.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4887 Folio 58 Page 35.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4043 page 28.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1894/Q4 Darlington Volume 10a Page 53.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4618 Folio 45 Page 4.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29533 RG78 Piece 1715 registration district 543 sub district 2 enumeration district 30 schedule number 263.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q2 Sedgefield Volume 10a Page 198.

Robert Albert Greathead

#1964, b. about 1873, d. 1938
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-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Robert Albert Greathead was born about 1873 in Darlington, Durham, England.1 He was the son of John Greathead and Sarah Baines. In the census of 3 April 1881 in High Row, 9 Mechanics Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead Robert was a scholar.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Palace Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Sarah Greathead Robert was a slateman.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 4 Belgrave Street, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as the boarder of John and Mary Young. He was a fitters labourer.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 5 Corporate Road, Darlington, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder of Thomas and Harriet Bell and their family. There were two other boarders in the household living in the seven roomed home. Robert was a crane driver at the Forgeworks.5 He married Harriett Bell in 1921 in Darlington, Durham, England.6 Robert died in 1938 in Darlington, Durham, England.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4887 Folio 58 Page 35.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4043 page 28.
  4. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4618 Folio 107 Page 31.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG148 Piece 29571 RG78 Piece 1715 Registration district 543 sub district 2 enumeration district 8 schedule number 353.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 35.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 45.

Rosa Ellen Greathead1

#1965, b. 1875, d. 1945
Last Edited=28 Feb 2017
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
     Rosa Ellen Greathead was born in 1875 in Darlington, Durham, England.2,1 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Sarah Baines. In the census of 3 April 1881 in High Row, 9 Mechanics Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Ellen was a scholar.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 4 Palace Yard, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Sarah Greathead Rosa was a domestic servant.4 She married John Thomas Jubb in 1899 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.5 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 37 Horam Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the wife of John Thomas Jubb.6 Her husband John died on 1938 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.7 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Rosa was listed as living at 21 Thoresby Road, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.8 Rosa died in 1945 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England.9

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 180.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4887 Folio 58 Page 35.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4043 page 28.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q1 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 671.
  6. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4338 Folio 109 Page 20.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 400.
  8. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/3521E/006.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1945/Q2 Sheffield Volume 9c Page 339 age 70.

Middleton Greathead1

#1966, b. 15 October 1819, d. 30 January 1899
Last Edited=2 Dec 2017
Relationship
Grandson of John Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 6 - John Greathead
     Middleton Greathead was born on 15 October 1819 in Littleburn Farm, New Brancepath, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of John Greathead and Mary ...3,1 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Back Lane, Stokesley, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Greathead Middleton was a printer.4 Middleton was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Archer Street, Darlington, Durham, England, Middleton was a printer.5 Middleton was apprenticed to the printing business with Mr Pratt, of Stokesley. On the termination of his apprenticeship he came to Darlington as foreman to Messrs Coats and Fannar stationers, Highrow. He was with the firm for eight years, leaving there to take up a position as manager in connection with the Darlington and Stockton Times. Here he remained for 13 years, the proprieters, Messrs Wm and Robert Thompson, giving him a responsibility which his efficient discharge of his duties fully merited. When the paper was sold to Mr Henry King Spark. Middleton gave up his managership, and for a short time took a holiday, much needed owing to his unremitting attention to duties that had made large demands on his physical powers. He then went into business himself as a management stationer etc in the Horse market, the shop being in the position and the one later occupied by Messrs Mack and Miln. He carried out business and was a respected by his fellow townsmen until his retirement.

Middleton was a great draught player, very clever in the composition and solution of problems. He did much to popularise the game in Darlington He was a valued member of the Stokesley band in his youthful days. He took an enthusiastic interest in cricket. He was also a member of the Loyal North Briton Lodge of Oddfellows No 1,061.2 He married Margaretta Tate, daughter of Thomas Tate and Mary Martin, on 23 November 1852 in Darlington, Durham, England.6,7 Middleton was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in Upper Archer Street, Darlington, Durham, England, He was a letter press printer and the only occupant, his wife and daughter were staying with her parents in Stokesby, Yorkshire.8,9 Middleton was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in 4 Upper Archer Street, Darlington, Durham, England, Middleton was a newsagent.10 Middleton was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in 10 Woodlands Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England, Middleton was an overseer at the Darlington and Stockton Times Office. He had retired by 1881. On ending his connection with the newspaper he took over the railway parcels office, together with a newsagency. He was a musician of considerable skill and an enthusiastic draught player.11,3 His wife Margaretta died on 26 May 1888 in Darlington, Durham, England.12,1,13 Middleton died on 30 January 1899 in 1 Woodlands Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England, aged 79 Middleton had been bedridden for the last three months, owing to a serious fall which happened to him in Bondgate, when he broke his thigh. He had been attended by Dr Raine and devotedly nursed by his daughter. Middleton bore this illness with exempary patience and Christian resignation.14,15,2 Middleton was buried on 2 February 1899 in West Cemetery, Stokesley, Durham, England, his grave stone found in Section B Row 1 Headstone number 2 reads: In Affectionate Remembrance of MIDDLETON GREATHEAD of Darlington who died 30 Jan 1899 in his 80th year. An honest man here lies at rest. Also of MARGARETTA his beloved wife who died 26 May 1888 aged 69 years and is interred at Stokesley Blessed are the pure in heart. Also MARY MARGARETTA ALLISON wife of JOHN ALLISON and only child of the above who died 21 May 1921 Aged 67 years. Careful and troubled about many things.2,13,16 The will of Middleton was proved on 30 May 1899 in Durham to William Harding a sharebroker, George Rolph Raine M D, his daughter Mary Margaretta Greathead and George Newby Watson a solictor. His effects were valued at £5369 12s 7d . His wife had died earlier in 1888 and he was listed as a retired journeyman printer.15

Child of Middleton Greathead and Margaretta Tate

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - 31 January 1899.
  3. [S1789] Letters between Joyce Mirfin née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 March 1996.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1259/10 Folio 10 Page 14.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2382 Folio 487 Page 35.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q4 Darlington Volume 10a Page 15.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers 26 November 1852 - The Newcastle Courant.
  8. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3681 Folio 117 Page 38.
  9. [S5984] Emails between Kathleen Lopez and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2001 Information from Toronto Library.
  10. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4883 Folio 97 Page 24.
  11. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4888 folio 74 page 7 FHL film 1342176.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 13.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - Darlington, England, West Cemetery Index, 1770-2012.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q1 Darlington Volume 10a Page 6.
  15. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  16. [S47012] Find my past North Yorkshire MI.

Margaretta Tate1

#1967, b. 1819, d. 26 May 1888
Last Edited=2 Dec 2017
Appears on charts:
Chart 6 - John Greathead
     Margaretta Tate was born in 1819 in Borrowby, Yorkshire, England.2,1 She was the daughter of Thomas Tate and Mary Martin. She married Middleton Greathead, son of John Greathead and Mary ..., on 23 November 1852 in Darlington, Durham, England.3,4 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Back Lane, Stokesley, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Thomas Tate Margaretta was staying with her parents while Middleton stayed at home.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 4 Upper Archer Street, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Middleton Greathead.6 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 10 Woodlands Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Middleton Greathead.7,8 Margaretta died on 26 May 1888 in Darlington, Durham, England.9,1,10 Margaretta was buried in Stokesley, Yorkshire, England, She is remembered on the stone on her husbands grave which reads: In Affectionate Remembrance of MIDDLETON GREATHEAD of Darlington who died 30 Jan 1899 in his 80th year. An honest man here lies at rest. Also of MARGARETTA his beloved wife who died 26 May 1888 aged 69 years and is interred at Stokesley Blessed are the pure in heart. Also MARY MARGARETTA ALLISON wife of JOHN ALLISON and only child of the above who died 21 May 1921 Aged 67 years. Careful and troubled about many things.10,11

Child of Margaretta Tate and Middleton Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1852/Q4 Darlington Volume 10a Page 15.
  4. [S40045] Newspapers 26 November 1852 - The Newcastle Courant.
  5. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3657 Folio 105 Page 13 - Kindly sent by Christine Tate.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4883 Folio 97 Page 24.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4888 folio 74 page 7 FHL film 1342176.
  8. [S1789] Letters between Joyce Mirfin née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 March 1996.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 13.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Darlington, England, West Cemetery Index, 1770-2012.
  11. [S47012] Find my past North Yorkshire MI.

Mary Margaretta Greathead1

#1968, b. 1853, d. 21 May 1921
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-granddaughter of John Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 6 - John Greathead
     Mary Margaretta Greathead was born in 1853 in Darlington, Durham, England.1,2,3 She was the daughter of Middleton Greathead and Margaretta Tate. In the census of 7 April 1861 in Back Lane, Stokesley, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the grand daughter of Thomas Tate.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 4 Upper Archer Street, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Middleton Greathead.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 10 Woodlands Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Middleton Greathead.6,7 Mary's father died on 30 January 1899. She received probate in Durham on 30 May 1899.8 Mary was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 1 Woodlands Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England, Mary was living on her own means.9 She married John Allison in 1901 in Darlington, Durham, England.10 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 1 Woodlands Terrace, Darlington, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Allison.11 Mary died on 21 May 1921 in Darlington, Durham, England.12,13 Mary was buried in West Cemetery, Darlington, Durham, England, She shares a gravestone Section B Row 1 Headstone number 2 with her father which reads: In Affectionate Remembrance of MIDDLETON GREATHEAD of Darlington who died 30 Jan 1899 in his 80th year. An honest man here lies at rest. Also of MARGARETTA his beloved wife who died 26 May 1888 aged 69 years and is interred at Stokesley Blessed are the pure in heart. Also MARY MARGARETTA ALLISON wife of JOHN ALLISON and only child of the above who died 21 May 1921 Aged 67 years. Careful and troubled about many things.13 Her husband John died on 1941 in Darlington, Durham, England.14

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1853/Q4 Darl;ington Volume 10a Page 1.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3657 Folio 105 Page 13 - Kindly sent by Christine Tate.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4883 Folio 97 Page 24.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4888 folio 74 page 7 FHL film 1342176.
  7. [S1789] Letters between Joyce Mirfin née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 31 March 1996.
  8. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4615 Folio 88 Page 34.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q3 Darlington Volume 10a Page 22.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece Number 29506 RG78 Piece Number 1715 Registration Number 543 Sub Registration District 2 Enumeration District 3 Schedule Number 355.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q2 Darlington Volume 10a Page 31 age 67.
  13. [S7] Ancestry.com - Darlington, England, West Cemetery Index, 1770-2012.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1941/Q1 Darlington Volume 10a Page 40 age 73.

William Greathead1,2

#1969, b. 8 December 1823, d. 28 October 1888
Last Edited=9 Feb 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 4 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 1 time removed of George Greathead
4th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     William Greathead was baptised on 8 December 1823 in Hipswell, Yorkshire, England.3 He was the son of Edward Greathead and Thomasine Ridsdale. In the census of 6 June 1841 in Scotton, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of Edward Greathead.4 On 26 October 1841 William signed up as a Private in the 12th Foot in Leeds. He served 3 years in the Cape of Good Hope, a further 8 years in Mauritius and a final 7 years in the Cape of Good Hope before being discharged unfit for duties of a soldier on 29 August 1860. He had acute pleuritis and pulmonary disease. Private 1808 William Greathead was declared to have bad conduct having not achieved one good conduct badge. He was tried 5 times by Court Martial and entered 55 times in the Regimental deformers book.5 He married Isabel Woodward, daughter of John Woodward and Elizabeth ..., on 19 June 1861 in Register Office, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, the ceremony was witnessed by Margaret and Frances Woodward who both signed their names with a X. William was aged 34 and a labourer while Isabel was aged 28. Both gave their addresses as Sleegate in the township of Hipswell.6 William and Isabell witnessed after the banns had been read, the wedding ceremony of George Smith and Ann Woodward on 22 May 1864 at Christ Church in West Hartlepool.7 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Brown Jug, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder William was listed as married and a Chelsea Pensioner he was boarding with Thomas B Plews a beerhouse keeper and his wife Isabel. William's wife Isabel is staying with her parents.8 William and Isabell witnessed after the banns had been read, the wedding ceremony of Robert Porritt and Ann Smith on 19 September 1875 at Christ Church in West Hartlepool.9 William was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in 39 Charlotte Street, Stranton, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, William was a Chelsea pensioner. William and Jane (think this should have read Isabel) had a boarder called J Johnson who was a widower aged 84 born Morton, Durham.10 William died on 28 October 1888 in Workhouse, Throston, Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 64 from Phthisis. The death was certified by T G Ainsley. The informant was J Mason as Master of Throston Workhouse.11

Child of William Greathead and Isabel Woodward

Sources of Information

  1. [S13] E-mails between Norma and Jan Cooper from 19 December 1999.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S5984] Emails between Kathleen Lopez and Jan Cooper from 20 January 2001 Bishop Transcripts of Hipswell 1680 - 1900 Film # 0207541.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1250/17 Folio 5 Page 4.
  5. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) WO97 / 1425 / 154.
  6. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1861/Q2 Richmond Volume 9d Page 803 Entry Number 150.
  7. [S38] E-mails between Bert Wilson and Jan Cooper from 24 September 2003 (John Walker - by Bert) Register of Marriages 1580-1837 page 98.
  8. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG 10 Piece 4919 Folio 69 Page 9.
  9. [S38] E-mails between Bert Wilson and Jan Cooper from 24 September 2003 (John Walker - by Bert) Register of Marriages 1580-1837 page 4.
  10. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4910 folio 119 page 72 FHL film 1342181.
  11. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1888/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 67.

Josceline Reginald Heber-Percy1

#1970, b. 2 August 1880
Last Edited=14 Dec 2014
     Josceline Reginald Heber-Percy was born on 2 August 1880.1 He married Katharine Louisa Victoria Percy, daughter of Algernon Malcolm Arthur Percy and Victoria Frederica Caroline Edgcumbe, on 15 September 1904.1

Children of Josceline Reginald Heber-Percy and Katharine Louisa Victoria Percy

Sources of Information

  1. [S1442] E-mails between Michael Heber-Percy and Jan Cooper from 3 November 2014.

John Greathead1,2

#1971, b. 28 April 1826, d. 1890
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     John Greathead was baptised on 28 April 1826 in St Mary, Staindrop, Durham, England, John's father was described as a labourer.3,4 He was born on 28 April 1826 in Ingleton, Teesdale, Durham, England.1,2,5 He was the son of John Greathead and Mary Bland. In the census of 6 June 1841 in Ingleton, Durham, England, he was listed as an apprentice blacksmith to Thomas Moses and was living with John Spencer a man of independent means.6 He married Jane Day in 1849 in St Helens, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.7,5 John was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Colly Home, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, John was a blacksmith.8 On 1 May 1856 there was a boiler explosion at West Auckland Colliery when one man died. John was a blacksmith and reported at the Inquest hearing that he had repaired the exploded boiler five years ago, by putting six plates into the bottom, over the fire, and had done no considerable repairs to it since that time.9 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Burnside, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, John was a blacksmith.10 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 at West Auckland Colliery, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, John was a blacksmith.11 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in West Auckland Colliery, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, John was a blacksmith.12 His wife Jane died on 7 October 1883 in Auckland, Durham, England, aged 58.4,13,2,14 John died in 1890 in Auckland, Durham, England.15

Children of John Greathead and Jane Day

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S7046] Letters between Patricia Greathead née McGregor and Jan Cooper from 27 March 1997.
  3. [S40000] Website www.freereg.org.uk.
  4. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  5. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.
  6. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 306/6 Folio 4 Page 2.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1849/Q2 Auckland Volume XXIV Page 7.
  8. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2385 Folio 407 Page 6.
  9. [S40000] Website http://www.dmm.org.uk/colliery/w050.htm
  10. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3707 Folio 66 Page 8.
  11. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4927 Folio 23 Page 1.
  12. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4916 folio 80 page 6 FHL film 1342182.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1883/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 98.
  14. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q1 Auckland Volume 10a Page 147.

Jane Day1,2

#1972, b. 7 October 1825, d. 7 October 1883
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Jane Day was born on 7 October 1825 in Stainton, Barnard Castle, Teesdale, Durham, England.1,2,3 She married John Greathead, son of John Greathead and Mary Bland, in 1849 in St Helens, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England.4,3 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Colly Home, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Burnside, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.6 In the census of 2 April 1871 in West Auckland Colliery, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in West Auckland Colliery, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.8 Jane died on 7 October 1883 in Auckland, Durham, England, aged 58.9,10,2,11 Jane was buried in St Helen's Churchyard, Auckland, Durham, England, in plot 72 with her children Mary, Jane and William.9,12,13,11

Children of Jane Day and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S7046] Letters between Patricia Greathead née McGregor and Jan Cooper from 27 March 1997.
  3. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1849/Q2 Auckland Volume XXIV Page 7.
  5. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2385 Folio 407 Page 6.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3707 Folio 66 Page 8.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4927 Folio 23 Page 1.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4916 folio 80 page 6 FHL film 1342182.
  9. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1883/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 98.
  11. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  12. [S40000] Website www.interment.net.
  13. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD Find a grave.

Jane Greathead

#1973, b. 3 July 1857, d. 17 June 1878
Last Edited=7 Nov 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Jane Greathead was born on 3 July 1857 in Auckland, Durham, England.1,2 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Jane Day. In the census of 7 April 1861 in Burnside, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead she was a scholar.3 In the census of 2 April 1871 in West Auckland Colliery, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Jane was a scholar.4 Jane died on 17 June 1878 in West Auckland, Durham, England, aged 20.5,6,7 Jane was buried in St Helen's Churchyard, Auckland, Durham, England, in plot 72 with her mother and siblings Mary and William.5,8,9,7

Sources of Information

  1. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q3 Auckland Volume 10a Page 123.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3707 Folio 66 Page 8.
  4. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4927 Folio 23 Page 1.
  5. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1878/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 112.
  7. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  8. [S40000] Website www.interment.net.
  9. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD Find a grave.

Harry Greathead1

#1974, b. 1871, d. 22 December 1940
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
7th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Harry Greathead was born in 1871 in St Helens, Bishop Auckland, Durham, England, Harry was the illegitimate son of Margaret.2,1,3 He was the son of Margaret Greathead. In the census of 3 April 1881 in West Auckland Colliery, St Helens, Auckland, Durham, England, he was listed as the grandson of John Greathead Harry was a scholar.4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Square, West Auckland, Durham, England, he was listed as the lodger of Thomas Greathead Harry was a joiners apprentice.5 He married Eliza Appleyard, daughter of Thomas Appleyard, on 24 December 1895 in St Mary the Virgin, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas Greathead, his uncle and Mary Ann Nicholson who signed with her mark. Harry was a joiiner and stated his father was John a blacksmith, this was infact his grandfather. Harry and Eliza both gave their address as Sturdy Street.6,7,8,9 Harry was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 9 Lambton Street, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, Harry was a buildings joiner living with his wife.10 Harry was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 28 Darfield Crescent, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, Harry was a joiner living with his wife and daughter in their four roomed home.11 Harry left London aboard SS Osterley on 16 February 1912 for Brisbane, Australia. He was described as a machinist. His wife and two daughters followed him in October that year.12 Harry died on 22 December 1940 in Undercliffe, New South Wales, Australia, the anniversary of his death appeared in the The Sydney Morning Herald of 22 December 1941.13,14 Harry was buried in Woronora Cemetery, Woronora, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.14

Children of Harry Greathead and Eliza Appleyard

Sources of Information

  1. [S7046] Letters between Patricia Greathead née McGregor and Jan Cooper from 27 March 1997.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 227.
  3. [S8618] Emails between Peter Greathead and Jan Cooper from 21 May 1996.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4916 folio 80 page 6 FHL film 1342182.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4075 Page 71.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1895/Q4 Hunslet Volume 9b Page 458.
  7. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 Leeds Record Office Ref CE23/H/204.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921.
  9. [S40000] Website www.yorkshirebmd.org.uk - CE23/H/204.
  10. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4250 folio 63 page 22.
  11. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece Piece 27111 RG78 Piece 1550 Registration district 500 sub district 5 enumeration district 20 schedule number 63.
  12. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - passenger lists.
  13. [S40045] Newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald - Monday 22 December 1941.
  14. [S40000] Website austcemindex.com.

Elizabeth Hyde1,2

#1975, b. 1855, d. 1900
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
     Elizabeth Hyde was born in 1855 in Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England.3,4 She was the daughter of Henry Hyde.5 She married Samuel F Greathead, son of Peter Greathead and Frances Turley, on 29 March 1875 in St Paul, Tipton, Staffordshire, England, after the banns had been read. Samuel was a bellows maker. The ceremony was witnessed by John Cartwright Greathead Samuel's brother and Emily Hyde.6,5,7,8,9 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 98 Kent Street, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Samuel F Greathead.10 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 29 Walton Street, Bristol, Somerset, England, she was listed as the wife of Samuel F Greathead.11 Elizabeth died in 1900 in Bristol, Somerset, England.12

Children of Elizabeth Hyde and Samuel F Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S8592] Letters between Iris Campbell née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 26 September 2003.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1855/Q1 Dudley Volume 6c Page 90.
  5. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD FHL Film 1526191.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q1 Dudley Volume 6c Page 176 - marriage challenge.
  7. [S4500] Emails between Tony Goggins and Jan Cooper from 11 March 2003 St Paul, Tipton - Sandwell 40/2/159.
  8. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 40/2/159.
  9. [S40000] Website Find my past - Staffordshire marriages.
  10. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2868 folio 116 page 20 FHL film 1341688.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1947 Folio 32 Page 9.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q3 Bristol Volume 6a Page 3.