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Joseph Greathead Ord1

#23101, b. 1861, d. 1861
Last Edited=11 Nov 2016
     Joseph Greathead Ord was born in 1861 in Worthing, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Charles Ord and Hannah Collinson. Joseph died in 1861 in Worthing, Sussex, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q3 Worthing Volume 2b Page 281.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1861/Q4 Worthing Volume 2b Page 179.

Lizzie Greathead Carling

#23102, b. 1879, d. 1880
Last Edited=15 Jul 2009
     Lizzie Greathead Carling was born in 1879 in West Ham, London, England.1 She was the daughter of ... Greathead. Lizzie died in 1880 in Mile End Old Town, London, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1879/Q4 West Ham Volume 4a Page 149.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1880/Q3 Mile End Old Town Volume 1c Page 356.

Joseph Greathead Kilby

#23103, b. 7 May 1876
Last Edited=18 Nov 2016
     Joseph Greathead Kilby was born on 7 May 1876 in Workhouse, Mount Street, Grosvenor Square, St George Hanover Square, London, England.1 He was the son of Annie Kilby.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1876/Q2 St George Hanover Square Volme 1a Page 344.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate Birth certificate of son Joseph Greathead Kilby.

Fanny Spencer1

#23104, b. about 1801, d. 1839
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Fanny Spencer was born about 1801.2 She married Joseph Greathead, son of John Greathead and Elizabeth Brisband, on 28 December 1822 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The cermony was witnessed by George Spencer and Mary Stretton.3,4 Fanny died in 1839 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.5 Fanny was buried on 22 April 1839 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England.6

Children of Fanny Spencer and Joseph Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers and poor law records for Coleshill, 1538-1956 Church of England. Parish Church of Coleshill (Warwickshire) Film 0229158.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Burials, 1813-1910 Record age 38.
  3. [S10] Family Record Family Search - F#1903601.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1839/Q2 Meriden Volume XVI Page 283.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Burials, 1813-1910 Record.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906.

Joseph Greathead Spencer

#23105, b. 3 October 1822, d. 1900
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Joseph Greathead Spencer was baptised on 3 October 1822 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Greathead and Fanny Spencer. He married Elizabeth Bush in 1845 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.2 Joseph was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, Joseph was a tailor living with his wife Elizabeth, a dressmaker and their son George aged 4.3 Joseph was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 7 April 1861 in Wishaw Road, Curdshaw, Warwickshire, England, Joseph was now a grocer living with his wife, son and his wife's sister Maria.4 Joseph was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in Coventry Road, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire, England, Joseph was now a farmer of four acres living with his wife.5 Joseph was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in Rose Cottage, Coventry Road, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire, England, Joseph was a farmer living with his wife. The household had a visitor called Benjamin Thulson aged 53 and widower and a bank clerk.6 He married Mary Ann Hull, daughter of John Briggs, on 8 September 1899 in St Peter and St Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read on 20, 27 August and 3 September. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas and Sarah Jane Gilbert. Joseph was a farmer from Whiteacre. Mary gave her address as Tower Road, Aston.7,8,9 Joseph died in 1900 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.10

Child of Joseph Greathead Spencer and Elizabeth Bush

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers and poor law records for Coleshill, 1538-1956 Church of England. Parish Church of Coleshill (Warwickshire) Film 0229158.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845/Q3 Meriden Volume 16 Page 457.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2063 Folio 95 Page 30.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2187 Folio 138 Page 8.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3163 Folio 73 Page 13.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3053 Folio 54 Page 1.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q3 Aston Volume 6d Page 454.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910.
  9. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Aston Marriage Challenge.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q4 Meriden Volume 6d Page 537.
  11. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.

Elizabeth Bush1

#23106, b. about 1822
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Elizabeth Bush was born about 1822 in Shurstoke, Warwickshire, England.1 She married Joseph Greathead Spencer, son of Joseph Greathead and Fanny Spencer, in 1845 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Greathead Spencer Elizabeth was a dressmaker.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Wishaw Road, Curdshaw, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Greathead Spencer.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Coventry Road, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Greathead Spencer.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Rose Cottage, Coventry Road, Over Whitacre, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Greathead Spencer.6

Child of Elizabeth Bush and Joseph Greathead Spencer

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1845/Q3 Meriden Volume 16 Page 457.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2063 Folio 95 Page 30.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2187 Folio 138 Page 8.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3163 Folio 73 Page 13.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 3053 Folio 54 Page 1.

George Spencer1

#23107, b. about 1847
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     George Spencer was born about 1847 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Greathead Spencer and Elizabeth Bush.1 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Greathead Spencer George was a scholar.2 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Wishaw Road, Curdshaw, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of Joseph Greathead Spencer George was a pupil teacher.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 2063 Folio 95 Page 30.
  3. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2187 Folio 138 Page 8.

Mary Ann Briggs

#23108, b. about 1850
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Mary Ann Briggs was born about 1850.1 She was the daughter of John Briggs.2 She married George Hull in 1879 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England.3 Her husband George died on before 1899. She married Joseph Greathead Spencer, son of Joseph Greathead and Fanny Spencer, on 8 September 1899 in St Peter and St Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read on 20, 27 August and 3 September. The ceremony was witnessed by Thomas and Sarah Jane Gilbert. Joseph was a farmer from Whiteacre. Mary gave her address as Tower Road, Aston.4,5,6

Sources of Information

  1. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate.
  2. [S46001] General Register Office, Information taken from Marriage certificate of daughter.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1879/Q2 Dudley Volume 6c Page 49.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q3 Aston Volume 6d Page 454.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910.
  6. [S1] Jan's knowledge,Aston Marriage Challenge.

Joseph Greathead Dillon

#23109, b. 1837, d. 1838
Last Edited=11 Nov 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Joseph Greathead Dillon was born in 1837 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, I am making an assumption that Joseph was the illigimate son of Sarah Dillon and possibly Joseph Greathead - no proof.1 He was the son of Joseph Greathead and Sarah Dillon. Joseph died in 1838 in Lambeth, London, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1837/Q3 Wolverhampton Volume 17 Page 202.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1838/Q4 Lambeth Volume 4 Page 242.

Joseph W Watson

#23110, b. 1926, d. 1946
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Joseph W Watson was born in 1926 in Auckland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of Joseph W Watson and Evelyn Greathead. Joseph died in 1946 in Darlington, Durham, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1926/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 330.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1946/Q4 Darlington Volume 1a Page 200 age 21.

Peter Heywood

#23111, b. 1915
Last Edited=8 Mar 2010
     Peter Heywood was born in 1915 in Irwell, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of ... Greathead.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q1 Irwell Volume 8c Page 1166.
  2. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.

... Greathead1

#23112
Last Edited=16 Jul 2009

Children of ... Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.

George Heywood

#23113, b. 1921
Last Edited=16 Jul 2009
     George Heywood was born in 1921 in Barton upon Irwell, Lancashire, England.1 He was the son of ... Greathead.

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q2 Barton I Volume 8c Page 1161.

Margaret Isabella Greathead

#23114, b. 1887, d. 1888
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationships
6th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Margaret Isabella Greathead was born in 1887 in Auckland, Durham, England.1 She was the daughter of William Henry Greathead and Isabella Atkinson. Margaret died in 1888 in Auckland, Durham, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1887/Q4 Auckland Volume 1a Page 181.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q4 Auckland Volume 10a Page 114 age 1.

Arthur Greathead

#23115, b. 1900, d. 1901
Last Edited=6 Nov 2016
Relationships
5th cousin 2 times removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 3 times removed of George Greathead
6th great-grandson of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Arthur Greathead was born in 1900 in Auckland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of James Greathead and Jane Ann Dowson. Arthur died in 1901 in Auckland, Durham, England.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q2 Auckland Volume 10a Page 201.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q1 Auckland Volume 10a Page 142.

Elizabeth Greathead Dent

#23116, b. about 1824, d. 1898
Last Edited=19 Sep 2015
     Elizabeth Greathead Dent was born about 1824.1 Elizabeth died in 1898 in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, Do not know whether she was a married lady or single.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1898/Q1 Gloucester Volume 6a Page 207 age 74.

Bertha Greathead

#23117, b. 1887, d. 1887
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationships
3rd cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
3rd cousin 4 times removed of George Greathead
7th great-granddaughter of Edward Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 1 My Direct Family - Edward Greathead
     Bertha Greathead was born in 1887 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England, I believe she was the daughter of William and Elizabeth but as yet have no proof.1 She was the daughter of William Greathead and Elizabeth Ann Hammond. Bertha died in 1887 in Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.2 Bertha was buried on 4 September 1887 in Oxbridge Lane Cemetery, Stockton on Tees, Durham, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1887/Q2 Stockton Volume 10a Page 68.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1887/Q3 Stockton Volume 10a Page 32.
  3. [S40000] Website www.stocktonroots.co.uk.

Julia Lewis Greathead

#23122, b. 16 August 1882, d. 1883
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Julia Lewis Greathead was born on 16 August 1882 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Edward Turley Greathead and Mary Jane Whitehouse. Julia died in 1883 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1882/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 129.
  2. [S21492] E-mails between Trevor David Phillips and Jan Cooper from 13 July 2010.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1883/Q3 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 103.

Julia Lewis Greathead

#23123, b. 18 November 1883, d. 1888
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Julia Lewis Greathead was born on 18 November 1883 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Edward Turley Greathead and Mary Jane Whitehouse. Julia died in 1888 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1883/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 167.
  2. [S21492] E-mails between Trevor David Phillips and Jan Cooper from 13 July 2010.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q4 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 99 age 5.

Nancy Emerson1

#23124
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
4th cousin 1 time removed of Janet Susan Greathead
     Nancy Emerson was the daughter of Frank Emerson and Helen Havanis.1 Lived in Nevada City, California in USA in 2010.1

Sources of Information

  1. [S23124] Emails between Nancy Emerson and Jan Cooper from 22 July 2010.

Josiah Greathead Strachan

#23125, b. 5 January 1813, d. 30 August 1892
Last Edited=19 Dec 2014
     Josiah Greathead Strachan was born on 5 January 1813 in Bristol, Somerset, England.1,2,3 He was the son of James Strachan and Ann Ellison.4 He was baptised on 29 May 1814 in Castle Green Independent, Bristol, Somerset, England.5,3 He married Ann Vickers on 1 July 1836 in St Mary, Newington, London, England, after a licence had been issued. The ceremony was witnessed by Jno Vickers and Elizabeth Vickers.6 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Epsom Road, Ewell, Surrey, England, he was listed as the son in law of Elizabeth Vickers an annuitant. The household consisted of his mother in law, his wife and her sister. Josiah was a factory owner.7 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 133-4 Holborn, Holborn, London, England, Josiah was a visitor, staying in a hotel in Holborn. He was listed as married and a manufacturer.8 Josiah Greathead Strachan who was an Ebley Mill partner with S S Marling took Farm Hill Park over from the Wyatt family.9,10 His wife Ann died on 1870 in Stroud, Gloucestershire, England.11 Josiah was listed as the head of the family on the census of 3 April 1881 in 17 Wessfield Place, Hastings, Sussex, England, Josiah had his sister Catherine and niece Susan living with him. Two visitors Mary and Wilfred Wickers and two domestic servants. Josiah was described as a widower and worked as a JP Woollen and Cloth Manufacturer.12 Josiah died on 30 August 1892 in Farm Hill Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire, England, aged 79.13,14 The will of Josiah was proved on 6 October 1892 in London to James Albert Causton Esq, J J Pearson Esq, Rowland Ticehurst solicitor. His effects were valued at £135,772 5s4d and resworn in 1893 to £135,247 8s2d.14

Children of Josiah Greathead Strachan and Ann Vickers

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Births and baptisms, 1784-1837 Castle Green Meeting House (Bristol : Independent) Film 0825381.



  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 - RG4 Piece 1792.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - England & Wales, Non-Conformist and Non-Parochial Registers, 1567-1970 - RG4 Piece 1792 - son baptism.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Births and baptisms, 1784-1837 Castle Green Meeting House (Bristol : Independent) Film 0825381.

  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921.
  7. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1592 Folio 225 Page 3.
  8. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 218 Folio 128 Page 4.
  9. [S40000] Website http://www.wells-genealogy.org.uk/paganhill/history.htm
  10. [S30882] E-mails between Pauline Mottram and Jan Cooper from 9 February 2014.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q4 Stroud Volume 6a Page 251 age 59.
  12. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1027 Folio 22 Pages 37 and 38.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1892/Q3 Stroud Volume 6a Page 185.
  14. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  15. [S10] Family Record Family Search.