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Matilda Butcher

#177, b. about 1831, d. 1861
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandmother of Janet Susan Greathead
     Matilda Butcher was born about 1831 in Framlingham, Suffolk, England.1 She was the daughter of John Butcher and Rebecca Crowfoot. She was baptised on 18 April 1831 in Framlingham, Suffolk, England.1 In the census of 7 June 1841 in New Street, Framlingham, Suffolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Butcher.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 she was listed as the servant in the household of Simon Smith, aged 66, a farmer with 96 acres and an employer of four labourers. She was a house servant.3 She married Samuel Banthorp, son of John Banthorpe and Mary Ann Cunningham, on 8 November 1853 in Dennington, Suffolk, England, Matilda was Samuel's first wife. The ceremony was witnessed by William Runnacles and Elizabeth Banthorp.4,5 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Dennington, Suffolk, England, she was listed as the wife of Samuel Banthorp.4,6 Matilda died in 1861 in Dennington, Suffolk, England.4,7,8 Matilda was buried on 30 August 1861.7

Children of Matilda Butcher and Samuel Banthorp

Sources of Information

  1. [S1340] E-mails between Dorothy Layzell and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004 Framlingham PR.
  2. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO107 Piece 1028/9 Folio 26 Page 10.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1802 Folio 100 Page 4.
  4. [S1340] E-mails between Dorothy Layzell and Jan Cooper from 6 January 2004.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1853/Q4 Hoxne Volume 4a Page 1141.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 154 Folio 52 Page 10.
  7. [S11209] Emails between Brian Banthorp and Jan Cooper from 7 March 2004.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q3 Hoxne Volume 4a Page 341.

Annie Maud Thompson

#180, b. 2 September 1877, d. 22 May 1969
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Annie Maud Hooker née Thompson
     Annie Maud Thompson was born on 2 September 1877 in Little Haywood, Staffordshire, England.1 When little Annie was born the family lived at Bow Street, Rugeley, Staffordshire and John was listed as a painter.2 She was the daughter of John Thompson and Mary Ann Bentley. In the census of 3 April 1881 in Abbey Road, Great Heywood, Staffordshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Thompson.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in The Warns Nest, Colwich, Staffordshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Thompson.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Blake Hall, Bobbingworth, Essex, England, she was listed as the servant of the Fielding household. She is described as a domestic nurse.5 She married Walter Hooker, son of Josephus Hooker and Mary ..., in 1908 in Faversham, Kent, England.6 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Park Farm, Throwley, Faversham, Kent, England, she was listed as the wife of Walter Hooker.7 Walter Annie and their daughters lived in Park Farm, Throwley which was leased from a local landowner, Earl Sondes.8 Her husband Walter died on 1939 in Maidstone, Kent, England, shortly before his daughter Kathleen's marriage.9,10 Annie died on 22 May 1969 in Cornerways, Bexhill on Sea, Sussex, England, aged 91 Myocardial degeneration and arteriosclerosis, her daughter Kathleen Mary Cooper with whom she lived registered her death.11

Children of Annie Maud Thompson and Walter Hooker

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1877/Q3 Lichfield Volume 6b Page 471.
  2. [S45001] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of daughter.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2691 Folio 57 Page 6.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2141 Folio 20 Pages 5 and 6.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1643 Folio 89 Page 1.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q2 Faversham Volume 2a Page 1881.
  7. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece Number 4389 RG78 Piece Number 178 Registration District 60 Sub Registration District 1 Enumeration Distict 10 Schedule Number 127.
  8. [S19579] Pamela Jean Heyman, Water under the Bridge (Part one: The Early Years),.
  9. [S2] Jan's thoughts, guesses and supositions.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q3 Maidestone Volume 2a Page 1348 age 72.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q2 Battle Volume 5h Page 69.

Marjorie Jean Hooker

#181, b. 30 August 1911, d. November 1994
Last Edited=30 May 2012
     Marjorie Jean Hooker was born on 30 August 1911 in Park Farm, Throwley, Faversham, Kent, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Walter Hooker and Annie Maud Thompson. Walter Annie and their daughters lived in Park Farm, Throwley which was leased from a local landowner, Earl Sondes.3 Both Marjorie and Kathleen went to fee paying schools. Their mother having to scrimp to pay for the fees, sometimes selling eggs at the market to make ends meet.3 Kalla and Marjorie both attended Faversham Grammar School as fee paying pupils. Their mother scrimped to make this possible selling eggs and butter at Faversham Market.3 She married Ernest Cooper Heyman in 1930 in Faversham, Kent, England.4,5 Marjorie and Ernest's marriage broke uop soon after the birth of their second child Peter.3 She married Maurice Nealon in 1938 in Maidstone, Kent, England.4,6 Marjorie and Maurice were divorced in 1947.3 She married Albert George Raines on 14 February 1948 in Ashford Register Office, Ashford, Kent, England.4,7,3 Marjorie died in November 1994 in Ashford, Kent, England, aged 83.4,8

Children of Marjorie Jean Hooker and Ernest Cooper Heyman

Children of Marjorie Jean Hooker and Maurice Nealon

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q2 Faversham Volume 2a Page 1764.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S19579] Pamela Jean Heyman, Water under the Bridge (Part one: The Early Years),.
  4. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1930/Q1 Faversham Volume 2a Page 1693.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q3 Maidstone Volume 2a Page 3903.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1948/Q1 Ashford Volume 5b Page 68.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - November 1994 Ashford District 5581A Reg A29B Ent 186 DOR 1194.

Albert George Raines1

#182, b. 15 March 1914, d. March 1996
Last Edited=31 Jul 2011
     Albert George Raines was born on 15 March 1914.2 He married Marjorie Jean Hooker, daughter of Walter Hooker and Annie Maud Thompson, on 14 February 1948 in Ashford Register Office, Ashford, Kent, England.1,3,4 Albert died in March 1996 in Ashford, Kent, England.5

Sources of Information

  1. [S19464] Emails between William Francis Newman and Jan Cooper from 10 December 2007.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1948/Q1 Ashford Volume 5b Page 68.
  4. [S19579] Pamela Jean Heyman, Water under the Bridge (Part one: The Early Years),.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - March 1996 Ashford Reg A32B District 5581A Entry 265.

Henry Newbury

#183, b. 1848, d. 23 January 1879
Last Edited=16 Jul 2017
     Henry Newbury was born in 1848. He married Elizabeth Ann Blenkinsop, daughter of William Blenkinsop and Mary Ann Sanderson, in 1871 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 He was a domestic coachman and groom. Henry died on 23 January 1879 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England, from Pneumonia which he had for seven days. The informant was John Blenkinsop his brother in law. He died before his son Henry was born.2 Henry was buried in Holy Triniity Church, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, later his wife and son William were buried with him.3

Children of Henry Newbury and Elizabeth Ann Blenkinsop

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1871/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 296.
  2. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1879/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a page 68.
  3. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Family Search pilot Seaton Carew Parish registers 1833-1879 images (copy saved).

Augusta Elizabeth Storer

#184, b. 3 June 1877, d. 12 March 1966
Last Edited=13 Oct 2013
     Augusta Elizabeth Storer was born on 3 June 1877 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Taylorson Storer and Mary Good. She was baptised on 13 December 1877 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by John Lawson.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Taylorson Storer.3 She married Charles Newbury, son of Henry Newbury and Elizabeth Ann Blenkinsop, on 5 September 1905 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, Married by banns Charles aged 28 Augusta aged 28 by Charles Hunter witnessed by Henry Storer(father in law), Wilfred Alexander Robinson, J McKinnon(?sister in law) and L Fozzard.4 In the census of 2 April 1911 in Staith House, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Charles Newbury.5 Augusta died on 12 March 1966 in Brierton Hospital, West Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 88 Myocardial failure and bronchitis;informant J Harker son in law.6 Augusta was buried in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England.

Children of Augusta Elizabeth Storer and Charles Newbury

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1877/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 172.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Family Search pilot Seaton Carew Parish registers 1833-1879 images (copy saved).
  3. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1905/Q3 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 289.
  5. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29630 Registration District 545 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 30 Schedule Number 49.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1966/Q1 W Hartlepool Volume 1a Page 1346.

Mary Good

#185, b. 18 September 1853, d. 21 February 1938
Last Edited=18 Jan 2010
     Mary Good was born on 18 September 1853 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England.1,2 She was the daughter of George Good and Elizabeth Hayes Corner. She was baptised on 22 September 1853 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by John Lawson.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Good Mary was a scholar.4 She married Henry Taylorson Storer, son of William Henry Storer and Augusta Sophia Adams, in 1875 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Taylorson Storer.6 In the census of 31 March 1901 in West View, Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Taylorson Storer.1 Her husband Henry died on 27 October 1919 in Trout Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, aged 72 he died suddenly in the street by 4 Carlisle Street from syncape due to heart disease, an inquest was held on 28 October 1919.7,8 Mary died on 21 February 1938 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England, aged 84 Gangrene of foot and senility; son G Storer present at death.9 Mary was buried on 24 February 1938 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by James Booth.

Children of Mary Good and Henry Taylorson Storer

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4635 Folio 32 Page 17.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1853/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 68.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Family Search pilot Seaton Carew Parish registers 1833-1879 images (copy saved).
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 3701 Folio 90 Page 24.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q1 Stockton Volume 10a Page 116.
  6. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1919/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a page 136.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Morthern Daily Mail - Wednesday 29 October 1919.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1938/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 171.

Henry Adams Storer

#186, b. 22 May 1888
Last Edited=16 Jan 2005
     Henry Adams Storer was born on 22 May 1888 in 18 Adelaide Street, Hartlepool, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Henry Taylorson Storer and Mary Good. He was baptised on 7 October 1888 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by J W Pattison. In the census of 31 March 1901 in West View, Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Taylorson Storer.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4635 Folio 32 Page 17.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 165.

George Good Storer

#187, b. 9 January 1880, d. 23 March 1937
Last Edited=16 Jul 2017
     George Good Storer was born on 9 January 1880 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of Henry Taylorson Storer and Mary Good. He was baptised on 14 October 1880 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by John Lawson. In the census of 3 April 1881 in Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Taylorson Storer.3 In the census of 31 March 1901 in West View, Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Taylorson Storer George was an apprentice pilot.1 He married Jessie McKinnon in 1906 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.4 His wife Jessie died on 3 December 1936 in Rosedale House, Glentower Grove, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, from Myocarditis and Exopathalmis goitre. Her death was registered by her son Leslie.5,3 George died on 23 March 1937 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England, aged 57 from Valvular cardiac disease. His death was registered by hs son Leslie.6,7 George was buried on 27 March 1937 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by James Booth. He was buried with his wife.7,3

Children of George Good Storer and Jessie McKinnon

Sources of Information

  1. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4635 Folio 32 Page 17.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1880/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 111.
  3. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 170.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 145.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 206.
  7. [S16578] Emails between Linda Hopper and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2006.

Ethel Mary Storer

#188, b. 21 January 1876
Last Edited=18 Jan 2010
     Ethel Mary Storer was born on 21 January 1876 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Taylorson Storer and Mary Good. She was baptised on 6 April 1876 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by John Lawson.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Front Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Taylorson Storer.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 187/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 145.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Family Search pilot Seaton Carew Parish registers 1833-1879 images (copy saved).
  3. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.

Jessie McKinnon

#189, b. 1882, d. 3 December 1936
Last Edited=16 Jul 2017
     Jessie McKinnon was born in 1882. She married George Good Storer, son of Henry Taylorson Storer and Mary Good, in 1906 in Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 Jessie died on 3 December 1936 in Rosedale House, Glentower Grove, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, from Myocarditis and Exopathalmis goitre. Her death was registered by her son Leslie.2,3 Jessie was buried in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, her husband was buried with her a year later.3,4 Jessie was buried on 27 March 1937 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, by James Booth. He was buried with his wife.4,3

Children of Jessie McKinnon and George Good Storer

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1906/Q1 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 170.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1936/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 145.
  3. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.
  4. [S16578] Emails between Linda Hopper and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2006.

Kathleen Mary Storer

#190, b. 30 May 1913, d. 3 November 1923
Last Edited=21 Sep 2006
     Kathleen Mary Storer was born on 30 May 1913 in 6 Carlisle Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of George Good Storer and Jessie McKinnon. She died from diptheria and scarlet fever on 3 November 1923 in Fever Hospital, Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 10.2,3 Kathleen was buried in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England.3 She was buried in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, under the same stone as her parents.3,4

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1913/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 337.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1923/Q4 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 636.
  3. [S16578] Emails between Linda Hopper and Jan Cooper from 1 March 2006.
  4. [S40015] Cleveland Family History Society.

William Thomas Dwerryhouse

#191, b. 25 November 1912, d. 9 September 2002
Last Edited=2 Mar 2018
     William Thomas Dwerryhouse was born on 25 November 1912 in 58 Southgate Road, Derby, Derbyshire, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Dwerryhouse and Sarah Victoria Tickle. He was Corporal Sapper 2039844 in the Royal Engineers and trained as a house plumber. On his death certificate he was recorded as a retired hotelier in 1941. He married Elizabeth Agnes Storer, daughter of Ambrose Storer and Elizabeth Agnes Hindson, on 15 January 1941 in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Ambrose Storer, A Storer, Edna Dwerryhouse and S Dwerryhouse - 8 NB Copy of Marriage certificate and records misread give Agnes and some witnesses surnames as Stern.2 His wife Elizabeth died on 2 February 1984 in 35 The Front, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, aged 69 of cardiac failure, hypertension and acute bronchitis.3 He died on 9 September 2002 in Hartlepool, Durham, England, aged 89 He erected a gravestone to his wife in the Holy Trinity graveyard his name was added later.4 William was buried in Holy Trinity, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, William and Agnes were buried under the same gravestone, together with their babies Julie and Jill.5

Children of William Thomas Dwerryhouse and Elizabeth Agnes Storer

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1913/Q1 W Derby Volume 8b Page 1180.
  2. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1941/Q1 West Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 281.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - February 1984 N Cleveland Volume 3 Page 2905 Reg 284.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - September 2002 Hartlepool District 351B Reg K62 Ent 223 DOR 0902.
  5. [S1] Jan's knowledge.

Jill Dwerryhouse

#192, b. 29 December 1941, d. 3 January 1942
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd cousin of Janet Susan Greathead
     Jill Dwerryhouse was born on 29 December 1941 in 31 The Front, Seaton Carew, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Thomas Dwerryhouse and Elizabeth Agnes Storer. She died from intracranial haemorrahage and a difficult labour aged 3 days on 3 January 1942 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England.2 William and Agnes were buried under the same gravestone, together with their babies Julie and Jill.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1942/Q1 W Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 304.
  2. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1942/Q1 W Hartlepool Volume 10a page 249.
  3. [S1] Jan's knowledge.

Elizabeth Julie Dwerryhouse

#193, b. 21 May 1943, d. 30 August 1944
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd cousin of Janet Susan Greathead
     Elizabeth Julie Dwerryhouse was born on 21 May 1943 in Cameron Hospital, West Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Thomas Dwerryhouse and Elizabeth Agnes Storer. She died from tubercular meningitis aged 15 months on 30 August 1944 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England, aged 1.2 William and Agnes were buried under the same gravestone, together with their babies Julie and Jill.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1943/Q2 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 255.
  2. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1944/Q3 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 166.
  3. [S1] Jan's knowledge.

Thomas Dwerryhouse

#194, b. 1887, d. 1926
Last Edited=21 Mar 2005
     Thomas Dwerryhouse was born in 1887 in Derby, Derbyshire, England.1 He married Sarah Victoria Tickle in 1910.1 He was a fellmonger. Thomas died in 1926 in Ripon, Yorkshire, England.1

Child of Thomas Dwerryhouse and Sarah Victoria Tickle

Sources of Information

  1. [S107] E-mails between Paul Dwerryhouse and Jan Cooper from 8 March 2005.

Elizabeth Blanche Curchin1

#195, b. 9 March 1881, d. 1960
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Elizabeth Blanche Moore née Curchin
     Elizabeth Blanche Curchin was born on 9 March 1881 in 20 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of John Curchin and Elizabeth Lamb. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 20 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Curchin.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 29 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Curchin.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Seaton Terrace, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Curchin Elizabeth was a school teacher.5 She married John Moore in 1907 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.6 I am priviledged to have I have five original Curchin paintings in my grandfathers album, Two by Hilda, two by Henry and one by Blanche.7 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 4 Windsor Terrace, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, England, she was listed as the wife of John Moore.8 Her husband John died on 1939 in Northumberland, England.9 Elizabeth died in 1960 in Northumberland, England.10

Children of Elizabeth Blanche Curchin and John Moore

Sources of Information

  1. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1881/Q2 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 546.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4857 Folio 4 Page 2 and 3.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4014 Folio 5 Page 3.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4581 Folio 103 Page 43.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1907/Q3 Middlesborough Volume 9d Page 982.
  7. [S1] Jan's knowledge.
  8. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30868 RG78 Piece 1764 Registration District 560 Sub Distrtict 2 Enumeration District 10 Schedule Number 58.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1939/Q3 Northumberland South Volume 10b Page 321 age 57.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1960/Q1 Northumberland South Volume 1b Page 401 age 78.
  11. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Henry Wallace Curchin

#196, b. 11 December 1875, d. 28 September 1934
Last Edited=25 Mar 2017
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Henry Wallace Curchin
     Henry Wallace Curchin was born on 11 December 1875 in 18 Church Street, Hartlepool, Durham, England.1 He was the son of John Curchin and Elizabeth Lamb. He was baptised on 26 January 1876 in Seaton Carew, Durham, England.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Ashburn Street, Seaton Carew, Durham, England, he was listed as the grandson of Matthew Lamb.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 29 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, he was listed as the son of John Curchin Henry was a rate collectors clerk.4 The Northern Echo of Thursday 28 July 1892 reported that Henry was successful in the fine art department at 11th Annual Show of the North Ormesby Floral, Industrial and Poultry Society. The Wednesday afternoon had fine weather and was extensively patronised.5 The family were clearly a talented bunch as both Hilda and Henry regularly won prizes for their art. The Northern Echo of Tuesday 8 August 1893 reported about the Hartlepool Floral, Horticultural and Industrial Society's annual show held in Friarage Field, the weather was exceptionally fine. Henry was equal first with his oil painting of fruit or flowers with W Cairns from Holbeck. Hilda gained a first under the heading of any oil painting.6 In July 1895 at the Middlesborough Flower show Hilda again won a 3rd for her painting on terra cotta and 1st on monochrome, 3rd for a coloured photo and Henry won 1st and 3rd for his pen and ink drawings.7 In the Guisborough Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition in February 1896 Hilda again won prizes for her watercolour friut and flowers and other subject, her watercolour and her pen and ink drawings. Henry beat her to first prize in the penand ink drawing section.8 In December 1899 Cleveland Sketching club once more gave an exhibition. The Northern Echo wrote Miss H M Curchin has been most successful in "Roses" the treatment being good, although a freer arrangement, or perhaps disarranging of the emodel would have exhibited her powers in a still more striking degree. Henry W Curchin has one or two life studies of promise.9 Hilda won 2nd prize with her oil paintng of fruit and flowers and Henry 3rd with his sketch from nature at the Guisborough Fine Art and Industrial society exhibition in the Temperence Hall in February 1900.10 He married Susannah Verrill, daughter of Thomas Verrill and Sarah Ann Crispin, on 30 June 1900 in Parish Church of South Bank, York, Yorkshire, England, by banns Henry was aged 24 and Susannah aged 21. The ceremony was by performed by Richard Roberts and witnessed by William Edgar Bryan and Sarah Ann Verrill. Henry lived at 93 Nelson Street, South Bank, York.11 Henry was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 100 Granville Road, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, Henry was an assistant ship yard manager.12 I am priviledged to have I have five original Curchin paintings in my grandfathers album, Two by Hilda, two by Henry and one by Blanche.13 Henry travelled over from Liverpool to New York several times. Henry left Liverpool aboard SS Campania, a Cunard ship on 16 April 1910 for New York, USA. The Master of the ship was R C Warr and she was carrying 754 passengers. On 13 September 1913 he arrived on SS Campania. He went again from Liverpool on 9 May 1914 on the SS Lusitania, another Cunard ship, Henry was described as an Agent. The Master of the ship was D Dow and she was carrying 1498 passengers. Another journey starting on 15 December 1914 again on SS Lusitania from Liverpool with the same Master but the passenger total was 915. He also arrived on 22 November 1915 on the St Paul. On this last occassion he stayed with James W Isherwood a friend who lived at 17 Battery Place, New York. Henry was described on the ships manifest as being five foot eight inches tall and dark haired.

James W Isherwood from Middlesborough had arrived in New York from Liverpool on 21 May 1909 on the Mauretania. He was described as married aged 38 years.14,15 He attended the launching of HMS Warrengo in 1911 and was in charge of the refit of HMS Hood.16 Henry and his mother Elizabeth appear in a wonderful photograph.17 Henry was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 39 Lothian Road, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, Henry was a naval architect living with his family in their seven roomed home. They had one servant.18 Henry and his family left Liverpool on 31 October 1917 aboard SS St Louis arriving in New York on 10 November 1917 where they stayed for 10 days before travelling onto Australia arriving one month before their last child John's birth in January 1918 to be CEO for the Commonwealth Shipbuilding in Australia to reorganise the Australian Merchant Navy for five years. Their passage was paid for by the Commonwealth Government of Australia. The Master of the ship was J H Hartley and there were 223 passengers.

Henry returned home in 1925 settling in Middlesex, where he set up company Watson and Curchin. Henry also won many cups for shooting at Bisley.17,14,19

Henry's business H.W. Curchin and Partner, Naval Architects is listed in the London Telephone directories with as at Norfolk Street WC2 telephone number Central 7440. By 1926 the company was called Curchin and Watson, Naval Architects and Engineers 59 Mark Lane EC3 telephone number ROYal 5822.20 Henry and Susannah lived at 97 Old Park Ridings, Winchmore Hill, N2 telephone number LABurnum 1946 during the time that their sons Ivan and John were at the Merchants Taylor School. They stayed there from 1927 until Henry's death.21,20 The will of Elizabeth was proved by Henry Wallace Curchin her son on 17 May 1934 together with John Moore, both were naval architects.22 Henry died on 28 September 1934 in Prince of Wales General Hospital, Tottenham, London, England, aged 58 from Prostate cancer.16,17,23,22 The will of Henry was proved on 8 November 1934 in London to Harold Cecil Tennant company director and George Ernest Root solicitor.22 Henry was buried in Edmonton Cemetery, Grave 1680 in zone M, Edmonton, London, England.16

Children of Henry Wallace Curchin and Susannah Verrill

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1875/Q4 Hartlepool Volume 10a Page 152.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Family Search pilot Seaton Carew Parish registers 1833-1879 images (copy saved).
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4905 Folio 75 Page 7 FHL film 1342179.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4014 Folio 5 Page 3.
  5. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Thursday 28 July 1892.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Tuesday 8 August 1893.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Thursday 25 July 1895.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Wednesday 5 February 1896.
  9. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Saturday 9 December 1899.
  10. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Wednesday 7 February 1900.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q2 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 1040.
  12. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4581 Folio 98 Page 34.
  13. [S1] Jan's knowledge.
  14. [S40018] Ellis Island records website.
  15. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - passengers lists.
  16. [S11255] Emails between Richard Curchin and Jan Cooper from 16 March 2004.
  17. [S11256] Emails between Christa Curchin and Jan Cooper from 17 March 2004.
  18. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29256 RG78 Piece 1695 Registration District 535 Sub District 2 Enumeration District 18 Schedule Number 206.
  19. [S40000] Website www.findmypast.com - passenger lists.
  20. [S7] Ancestry.com - London Telephone Directories.
  21. [S6] Society of Genealogists - Merchant Taylors School Register 1561-1934 Vol 1 SCH/MER.
  22. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  23. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q4 Edmonton Volume 3a Page 673 age 58.

Hilda Mary Curchin1

#197, b. 8 October 1878, d. 1972
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
1st cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
Hilda Mary Curchin
     Hilda Mary Curchin was born on 8 October 1878 in 18 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England.2 She was the daughter of John Curchin and Elizabeth Lamb. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 20 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Curchin.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 29 Church Street, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Curchin.4 The Northern Echo of Thursday 20 July 1893 reported on the annual show of the Middlesborough Floral, Horticultural and Livestock Society held on Lindthorpe Road Football Ground.The weather that Wednesday threatened but did not rain and there was a good attendance. Hilda gained 3rd place with her crayon and pencil drawing and 2nd with her oil painting.5 The family were clearly a talented bunch as both Hilda and Henry regularly won prizes for their art. The Northern Echo of Tuesday 8 August 1893 reported about the Hartlepool Floral, Horticultural and Industrial Society's annual show held in Friarage Field, the weather was exceptionally fine. Henry was equal first with his oil painting of fruit or flowers with W Cairns from Holbeck. Hilda gained a first under the heading of any oil painting.6 In Northern Echo of Tuesday 19 July 1894 it reported the annual exhibition of the Middlesborough Floral, Horticultural, Industrial and Livestock Society show held in a field at Lindthorpe on Wednesday and the weather was less than precipitous. Hilda gained a 3rd for an oil painting of any subject, a 1st and 3rd for painting on terra cotta and a 1st and 2nd for a pen and ink drawing.7 In Northern Echo of Monday 30 July 1894 Hilda was listed among the Lady prize winners at the Skelton Annual Show, no details were given.8 The annual exhibition held at Wingate Hilda was reported to have won prizes for her freehand drawing with crayons or pencil from nature.9 In July 1895 at the Middlesborough Flower show Hilda again won a 3rd for her painting on terra cotta and 1st on monochrome, 3rd for a coloured photo and Henry won 1st and 3rd for his pen and ink drawings.10 Later in August in Tudhoe she won a first for her water colour picture of a figure.11 Hilda and other members of the Cleveland Sketching Club exhibited their paintings in the Crypt of the Town Hall for the Middlesborough Trade Exhibtion in October 1895.12 In the Guisborough Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition in February 1896 Hilda again won prizes for her watercolour friut and flowers and other subject, her watercolour and her pen and ink drawings. Henry beat her to first prize in the penand ink drawing section.13 Hilda was listed as among the main prize winners in July at the North Ormesby and Dstrict Floral, Hoticultural, Industrial, Hose and Foal Society exhibition.14 She was still gaining prizes in February 1899 for her fruit and flower oil painting. This time at the Guisborogh Fine Art and Industrial Society exhibition held in the Temperence Hall.15 In December 1899 Cleveland Sketching club once more gave an exhibition. The Northern Echo wrote Miss H M Curchin has been most successful in "Roses" the treatment being good, although a freer arrangement, or perhaps disarranging of the emodel would have exhibited her powers in a still more striking degree. Henry W Curchin has one or two life studies of promise.16 Hilda won 2nd prize with her oil paintng of fruit and flowers and Henry 3rd with his sketch from nature at the Guisborough Fine Art and Industrial society exhibition in the Temperence Hall in February 1900.17 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Seaton Terrace, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Curchin.18 I am priviledged to have I have five original Curchin paintings in my grandfathers album, Two by Hilda, two by Henry and one by Blanche.19 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 4 Windsor Terrace, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Durham, England, she was listed as the sister in law of John Moore.20 Hilda died in 1972 in Teeside, Durham, England.21

Sources of Information

  1. [S270] Letters between Dorothy Lamb née Hull and Jan Cooper from 13 March 1998.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1878/Q4 Middlesbro Volume 9d Page 568.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4857 Folio 4 Page 2 and 3.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4014 Folio 5 Page 3.
  5. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Thursday 20 July 1893.
  6. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Tuesday 8 August 1893.
  7. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Tuesday 19 July 1894.
  8. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Monday 30 July 1894.
  9. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Monday 27 August 1894.
  10. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Thursday 25 July 1895.
  11. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Thursday 15 August 1895.
  12. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Wednesday 23 October 1895.
  13. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Wednesday 5 February 1896.
  14. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Friday 24 July 1896.
  15. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Wednesday 8 February 1899.
  16. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Saturday 9 December 1899.
  17. [S40045] Newspapers Northern Echo - Wednesday 7 February 1900.
  18. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4581 Folio 103 Page 43.
  19. [S1] Jan's knowledge.
  20. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30868 RG78 Piece 1764 Registration District 560 Sub Distrtict 2 Enumeration District 10 Schedule Number 58.
  21. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1972/Q4 Teeside Volume 1b Page 2042.

Peter Brown

#198, b. about 1788, d. 15 August 1858
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandfather of Janet Susan Greathead
     Peter Brown was born about 1788 in Durham, England.1,2 He was baptised on 13 April 1788 in Lanchester, Durham, England.3 He married Isabella Baker on 5 December 1818 in Lanchester, Durham, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by Edward Gray Matthewson, Edward Gray Catherine Matthewson and Jane Porter. Peter was described as of Westerleigh and Isabella of Pontop.4,5 Peter was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Chapel Row, Shildon, Durham, England, Peter was a labourer living with his wife and children.6 Peter was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Shildon, Durham, England, Peter was a coal miner and lived with his wife and unmarried daughter Sarah.7 He died on 15 August 1858 in Chapel Row, Shildon, Durham, England, from gradual decay which was not certified. He was listed as a colliery Screewman His wife Isabella registered his death on 17 August.8

Children of Peter Brown and Isabella Baker

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. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish register transcripts, 1560-1848 Church of England. Parish Church of Lanchester (Durhamshire) Film 0091099.
  4. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish register transcripts, 1560-1848 Church of England. Parish Church of Lanchester (Durhamshire) Film 0091099 - copy of marriage register.
  5. [S40000] Website Family search - Durham Lanchester page 538.
  6. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO017 Piece 307/19 Folio 30 Page 17.
  7. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2385 Folio 587 Page 26.
  8. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1858/Q3 Auckland Volume 10a page 73.

Alexander Ford1

#199
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Alexander Ford was a bookbinder in 1952.

Child of Alexander Ford

  • Constance Ford

Sources of Information

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

William James Milburn

#200, b. 1870, d. 3 February 1945
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     William James Milburn was born in 1870 in Easington, Durham, England.1,2 He was the son of George Milburn and Mary Jane Hope.1 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 36 Front Row, Tudhoe Colliery, Tudhoe, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of George Milburn William was a scholar.3 He married Mary Oughton in 1891 in Durham, England.4,5 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 109 Tudhoe Colliery, Tudhoe, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of George Milburn William was a coal miner.6 William was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 120 Front Street, Tudhoe, Durham, England, William was a master shifter in the coal mine.7 His wife Mary died on 1903 in Durham, England.8 He married Margaret Jane Evans in 1904 in Durham, England.9 William was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 117 Front Street, Tudhoe Colliery, Spennymoor, Durham, England, William was a coal miner foreman below ground living with his second wife and children in their six roomed home.10 William died on 3 February 1945 in Durham, England.11 The will of William was proved on 12 April 1945 in Durham by Frederick Milburn a coal miner. The estate was valued at £483 1s 4d. William's address was listed as 14 Sycamore Terrace, Fishburn.12

Children of William James Milburn and Mary Oughton

Children of William James Milburn and Margaret Jane Evans

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q2 Easington Volume 10a Page 464.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4958 Folio 86 Page 9.
  4. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1891/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 559.
  6. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4101 Folio 127 Pages 20 and 21.
  7. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4681 Folio 15 Page 22.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1903/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 254.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1904/Q4 Durham Volume 10a Page 701.
  10. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29948 RG78 Piece 1732 Registration District 551 Sub District 1 Enumeration District 26 Schedule Number 113.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1945/Q1 Durham Western Volume 10a Page 294 age 74.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1903/Q1 Durham Volume 10a Page 416.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1905/Q2 Durham Volume 10a Page 419.
  15. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q1 Durham Volume 10a Page 432.