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Thomas Greathead1

#2326, b. 1880, d. 1935
Last Edited=24 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-grandson of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Thomas Greathead was born in 1880 in Burnhope, Durham, England.1,2,3 He was the son of William Thomas Greathead and Mary Isabella Anderson. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 25 Office Street, Brandon and Byshottles, Durham, England, he was listed as a boarder of Matthew Anderson Thomas and his parents are boarding with his grandparents.4 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Hedley Cottages, Kyo, Lanchester, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Thomas Greathead Thomas was a scholar.5 He married Mary Jane Gibson, daughter of William Gibson and Jane Lowson, on 15 September 1900 in Teesdale, Durham, England, Mary was Thomas first wife.6,7 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Headley Cottages, South Moor, Oxhill, Lanchester, Durham, England, he was listed as the son of William Thomas Greathead Thomas was a horsekeeper at the coal mine.8 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 39 Maple Street, South Moor, Stanley, Durham, England, Thomas was a coal miner working in stone living with his wife and children.9 Thomas signed up on 3 June 1915 giving his address as 39 Maple Steet, South Moor, his age as 35 and occupation as a miner. He was mentioned in dispatches and was discharged as Sergeant Greathead on 30 March 1919.7 His wife Mary died on 1920 in Lanchester, Durham, England.10 He married Elizabeth Armstrong in 1921 in Lanchester, Durham, England, Elizabeth was Thomas' second wife.11 Thomas died in 1935 in Lanchester, Durham, England.12

Children of Thomas Greathead and Mary Jane Gibson

Children of Thomas Greathead and Elizabeth Armstrong

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1880/Q4 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 295.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 6 months old.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 4952 Folio 81/2 Page 16/17.
  5. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4088 Folio 51 Page 40.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q3 Teesdale Volume 10a Page 461.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO 363 WW1 service records.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4666 Folio 15 Page 21.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 29920 RG78 Piece 1731Registration district 550 Sub district 3 enumeration district 21 schedulre number 332.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1920/Q3 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 223?
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1921/Q4 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 654.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1935/Q1 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 362.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1908/Q3 Lanchester Volume 10a Page 417.

Jane Elizabeth Greathead

#2327, b. 1864, d. 4 August 1937
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
5th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 2 - Lifeboat and 1820 settlers Greathead families
     Jane Elizabeth Greathead was born in 1864 in Romanby, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Greathead and Mary Thackeray. In the census of 2 April 1871 in East Road, Romanby, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Greathead Jane was a scholar.2 In the census of 3 April 1881 in Silverdale Road, Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, she was listed as the servant of John E and Sarah A North.3 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Romanby Village, Romanby, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as a domestic servant.4 In the census of 31 March 1901 in Romanby, Northallerton, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Greathead.5 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 31 Wenlock Road, Tyne Dock, South Shields, Durham, England, she was listed as a visitor of Charles and Mary Ellinor and their family who lived in a five roomed home. The household consisted also of Charles' mother in law Jane Thackeray who may well be the Jane's aunt.6 John died on 28 April 1929. The Probate of his estate was received in London on 10 September 1929 by his sisters Jane Elizabeth Greathead who was a spinster and Mary Hannah Gibson a widow.7 She died on 4 August 1937 in Church Cottage, Roxby, Saltburn, Staithes, Yorkshire, England, Jane did not marry.8,7 Jane was buried on 6 August 1937 in St Hilda, Hinderwell, Yorkshire, England.9 The will of Jane was proved on 1 October 1937 in London to her niece Winifred Porritt Welford who was the wife of Joseph Walford. Her effects were valued at £275 0s 2d.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 4864 Folio 85 Page 2.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2704 folio 89 page 6 FHL film 1341648.
  4. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4027 Page 6a.
  5. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 4597 Folio 9 Page 9.
  6. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 30331 RG78 Piece 1745B Registration district 556 sub district 1 enumeration district 172 schedule number 284.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1937/Q3 Whitby Volume 9d Page 424.
  9. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Heather Hicks.

Sarah Dillon

#2328, b. about 1810, d. 18 May 1886
Last Edited=22 Apr 2017
     Sarah Dillon was born about 1810 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.1 Sarah married Joseph Greathead, son of John Greathead and Elizabeth Brisband, on 20 August 1839 in St Peter and Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by two of Joseph's siblings Thomas Greathead and Harriot Eaves. Both Sarah and Joseph gave their address as Vauxhall Lane, Duddeston. Joseph was employed as a licensed victualler and declared himself a widower.2,3 In the census of 6 June 1841 in Sodom, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Joseph Greathead.4 Her husband Joseph died on 1846 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.5 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 37 Grosvenor Square, St George Hanover Square, London, England, she was listed a nurse with Catherine Pole and hre family. Recently widowed her son John was also in London working as a servant. Her other son Henry was at school in London and later joined the navy.6 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 36 Hyde Park Square, Paddington, London, England, she was listed as the servant of William Longman and his family working as a nurse, domestic servant.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 36 Hyde Park Square, Paddington, London, England, she was listed again as the servant of the Longman family working as a nurse. Emma Longman was listed as the head of the household and was declared as a widow. She probably did not know where Sarah was born, her husband probably completed the return in 1871. The 1881 enumeration sheet gives the place of birth as Streatham, Surrey.8 She died on 18 May 1886 in 20 Montefiore Street, Battersea, Wandsworth, London, England.9,10 Her death was registered on 19 May 1886 by her son Henry in the Wandsworth Register Office. The cause of her death was Carcinousa. Sarah was buried on 22 May 1886 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, she was buried in a private grave Q45.0x130.3 dug to an extra depth of 10 feet.11 Administration papers were issued with a will on 4 June 1886 at the Principal Registry by her son Henry Brisband Greathead # 2334 of 20 Montefiore Street. He was an Inspector of Fire Appliances and the sole executor. The personal estate was under £2696 13s. It was resworn in July 1886 and declared to be £2730 17s 4d.

Henry however died on 8 April 1889 so on 17 June 1889 the estate (with the will) was left unadministered. It was granted at the Principal Registry to his widow Eliza Greathead # 2335 of 28 Grandison Road, Clapham in the said County. The personal estate was now declared to be under £485 9s 3d A further grant was given in May 1896.12

Children of Sarah Dillon and Joseph Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1839/Q3 Aston Volume 16 Page 254.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  4. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO 107 Piece 998/11 Volume 40 Page 28.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1846/Q2 Meriden Volume 16 Page 276.
  6. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1475 Folio 568 Page 37.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 19 Folio 19 Page 29.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0015 folio 13 page 20 FHL film 1341003.
  9. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate 1886/Q2 Wandsworth Volume1d Page 337.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  11. [S40000] Website Deceased on Line.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office LDS film 1866978.

Joseph Greathead

#2329, b. 18 June 1803, d. 1846
Last Edited=22 Apr 2017
Relationship
Grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Joseph Greathead was baptised on 18 June 1803 in Solihull, Warwickshire, England.1 He was the son of John Greathead and Elizabeth Brisband. He married Fanny Spencer on 28 December 1822 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The cermony was witnessed by George Spencer and Mary Stretton.2,3 His wife Fanny died on 1839 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.4 Joseph married Sarah Dillon on 20 August 1839 in St Peter and Paul, Aston, Warwickshire, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by two of Joseph's siblings Thomas Greathead and Harriot Eaves. Both Sarah and Joseph gave their address as Vauxhall Lane, Duddeston. Joseph was employed as a licensed victualler and declared himself a widower.5,6 Joseph was listed as the head of the family on the census of 6 June 1841 in Sodom, Sedgley, Staffordshire, England, Joseph was a caul master living with his wife and young son.7 He was a Licensed Victualer. Joseph died in 1846 in Meriden, Warwickshire, England.8 Joseph was buried on 7 May 1846 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England.9

Children of Joseph Greathead and Fanny Spencer

Children of Joseph Greathead and Sarah Dillon

Sources of Information

  1. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Parish registers for Solihull, 1538-1921 Church of England. Parish Church of Solihull (Warwickshire) Film 0234505.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search - F#1903601.
  3. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Marriages and Banns, 1754-1910.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1839/Q2 Meriden Volume XVI Page 283.
  5. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1839/Q3 Aston Volume 16 Page 254.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - Birmingham, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1937.
  7. [S41841] UK Census 1841 (HO107) - 7 June 1841 HO 107 Piece 998/11 Volume 40 Page 28.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1846/Q2 Meriden Volume 16 Page 276.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire Burials, 1813-1910 Record age 40.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906.

Eliza Dent Greathead

#2330, b. 1857
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Eliza Dent Greathead was born in 1857 in Whitechapel, London, England.1 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Elizabeth Seaman. In the census of 2 April 1871 in 14 Langdale Street Court, St George in the East, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Elizabeth Greathead Elizabeth was a scholar.2 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Cogden Hall, Grinton, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, she was listed as the cousin of Ernest George Whitelock Elizabeth was living on her own means.3

Sources of Information

  1. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q4 Mile End Volume 1c Page 527?
  2. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 531 Folio 50 page 28.
  3. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4035 Folio 47 Page 1.

James Albert Faulkner

#2331, b. 1899
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     James Albert Faulkner was born in 1899 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 He was the son of George Faulkner and Ellen Greathead. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 11 Moorsom Street (1 Court 5), Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of George Faulkner.3 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 13 Court 5 Great Francis Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, he was listed as the son of George Faulkner James was a t school.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1899/Q1 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 115.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2843 Folio 100 Pages 5 and 6.
  4. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 18242 RG78 Piece 1101 Registration District 385 Sub District 3 Enumeration District 12 Schedule Number 137.

Florence Faulkner

#2332, b. 1900, d. 1901
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Florence Faulkner was born in 1900 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.1,2 She was the daughter of George Faulkner and Ellen Greathead. In the census of 31 March 1901 in 11 Moorsom Street (1 Court 5), Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of George Faulkner.3 Florence died in 1901 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.4

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1900/Q3 Aston Volume 6d Page 27.
  3. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 2843 Folio 100 Pages 5 and 6.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1901/Q3 Birmingham Volume 6d Page 86 age 0.

Sarah Margaret Greathead1

#2333, b. 20 August 1865
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
6th great-granddaughter of Thomas Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 14 - Thomas Greathead
     Sarah Margaret Greathead was born on 20 August 1865 in 3 Langdale Street, St George in the East, London, England, Twin of Thomas (Sarah born 10h5m) X mark of mother on birth certificate.2,3 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Elizabeth Seaman. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 43 Turner Street, Mile End Old Town, London, England, she was listed as the niece of George William Seaman.4 Sarah was admitted into the Raine Street workhouse on 19 January 1866 and listed as destitute and left by her own desire on 27 January 1886.5 She married James Walker, son of James Walker, on 26 January 1890 in St James, Ratcliff, Middlesex, England, after banns were read. The ceremony was witnessed by Agnes Seaman and Mary Piper. Both James and Sarah gave their address as 3 Narrow Street, and James was described as a labourer.6,7,8 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 7 Rivers Street Court, Bromley, London, England, she was listed as the wife of James Walker.9

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1865/Q3 St Geo E Volume 1c Page 407 (10h5m).
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 472 Folio 7 Page 7.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q1 Stepney Volume 1c Page 572 - Kindly supplied as part of the GOON Marriage challenge by Howard Benbrook.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Marriages -London Metropolitan Archives, Saint James, Ratcliffe, Register of marriages, P93/JS, Item 007.
  8. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  9. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 323 Folio 22 Page 37.

Henry Brisband Greathead1,2

#2334, b. 7 February 1842, d. 8 April 1889
Last Edited=4 Nov 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Henry Brisband Greathead was born on 7 February 1842 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England.3,4 He was the son of Joseph Greathead and Sarah Dillon. He was baptised on 7 March 1842 in Coleshill, Warwickshire, England, his father was described as a victualler.5,6 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Christ Church School, Wandsworth, London, England, he was listed as a scholar at the Royal Asylum of St Anns Society.7 In the census of 7 April 1861 he was listed as a sailor on HMS Hornet, which was a Royal navy ship at sea or in port abroad.8 He married Eliza Lowing on 7 February 1867 in St Mark, Myddleton Square, Islington, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Greathead and Jane Roberts who signed with her mark. Henry was a fireman living at 27 Compton Street. Eliza lived at 7 Underwood Row.9,10 Henry was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in 5 Stanhope Street, St Clement Danes, London, England, Henry was a foreman at the theatre.11 Henry was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, Henry was a Metropolitan Municiple Fireman.12 Henry died on 8 April 1889 in 28 Grandison Road, Clapham Common, London, England, aged 47.13,14 Henry was buried on 13 April 1889 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, with his mother. His was the second interment in the private grave.15 Henry did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 11 May 1896 in London to his son John James Greathead who was a licensed conductor. His effects were valued at £56 17s 8d after a former grant in May 1889. Henry was listed as an inspector of fire applications.14

Children of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1842/Q1 Meriden Volume XVI Page 118.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Warwickshire, England, Baptisms, 1813-1906.
  6. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) ADM 139/364/36380.
  7. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1579 Folio 501a Page 8.
  8. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 4436 Folio 149 Page 14.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1867/Q1 Clerkenwell Volume 1b Page 715.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mark, Myddelton Square, Register of marriages, P76/MRK, Item 018.
  11. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 367 folio 29 page 7.
  12. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  13. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q2 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 319.
  14. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  15. [S40000] Website Deceased on Line.

Eliza Lowing1,2,3

#2335, b. about 1847, d. 3 November 1890
Last Edited=4 Nov 2016
     Eliza Lowing was born about 1847 in Laughton, Essex, England.1 She married Henry Brisband Greathead, son of Joseph Greathead and Sarah Dillon, on 7 February 1867 in St Mark, Myddleton Square, Islington, London, England, after the banns had been read. The ceremony was witnessed by John Greathead and Jane Roberts who signed with her mark. Henry was a fireman living at 27 Compton Street. Eliza lived at 7 Underwood Row.4,5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 5 Stanhope Street, St Clement Danes, London, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Brisband Greathead.6 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, she was listed as the wife of Henry Brisband Greathead.7 She died on 3 November 1890 in 28 Grandison Road, Clapham Common, London, England, Eliza's husband had died the previous year - 1889.8,9 Eliza was buried on 8 November 1890 in Brompton Cemetery, The Royal Parks, Chapel Office, Brompton Cemetery, Fulham Road, Kensington, London, England, she wa sthe third interment in the private grave. She was buried with her husband and his mother.10 The will of Eliza was proved on 3 December 1890 at the Principal Registry to Kate weeks who was widow of one of the Executors and living at the same address as Eliza. her effects were valued at under £162 1s 0d.9

Children of Eliza Lowing and Henry Brisband Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  3. [S40008] Www.rootsweb.com.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1867/Q1 Clerkenwell Volume 1b Page 715.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mark, Myddelton Square, Register of marriages, P76/MRK, Item 018.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 367 folio 29 page 7.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1890/Q4 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 422.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  10. [S40000] Website Deceased on Line.

Henry Percy Greathead1

#2336, b. 2 February 1868, d. 1940
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Henry Percy Greathead was born on 2 February 1868 in Cripplegate, London, England.2,3,4,5 He was the son of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing. He was baptised on 1 March 1868 in St Giles, Cripplegate, London, England, His address was Whitesop Street and his father was listed as a fiireman.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 5 Stanhope Street, St Clement Danes, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Brisband Greathead.6 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Brisband Greathead Henry was a scholar.7 Henry first set sail on 11 January 1883 and served on many ships. His service number was 121880 and he was described as five foot six inches tall, dark brown hair, light brown eyes, fresh complexion and had a rose in a flower pot tattooed on his left arm. He gave his occupation as a compositor. He sailed on many ships including Inpregnable, Northumberland, Alexandra, Cruiser, Dreadnought and Duke of Wellington.8 He married Eliza Hunt, daughter of Joseph Hunt and Jane Brown, on 3 March 1889 in Wandsworth, London, England.9,10,11 Henry aged 23 and Eliza aged 20 sailed on the Lusitania in April 1889 shortly after their marriage on an unassisted passage to Victoria.12 Henry and Eliza lived at 6 Chaplin Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales when their son Bert enlisted in 1915.13 His wife Eliza died on 23 December 1917 She was remembered in the memorial column of the Sydney Morning Herald of Saturday 23 December 1922.14 Sadly in 1917 Henry lost his wife, one son in infancy and three to the war. He and his wife had nine children.13 Henry died in 1940 in Liverpool, New South Wales, Australia, His mother was listed as Anne on the New South Wales death index. I think this was a transcription error.15

Children of Henry Percy Greathead and Eliza Hunt

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1868/Q1 E London Volume 1c Page 26.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S40044] Register of Seamen's Services at The National Archives.
  5. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - Guildhall, St Giles Cripplegate, Register of baptisms, 1851 - 1907, P69/GIS/A/01/Ms 6423/5.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 367 folio 29 page 7.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  8. [S40044] Register of Seamen's Services at The National ArchivesCatalogue reference ADM/188/158 Piece 121501-122000 Image 376/353.
  9. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 1613 (birth of Bertie Wm) Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  10. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1889/Q1 Wandsworth Volume 1d Page 762.
  11. [S18757] Emails between Mary-Anne and Jan Cooper from 9 August 2007.
  12. [S40000] Website http://www.prov.vic.gov.au/access/online.htm - Unassisted Immigration to Victoria - Inward passenger lists for British and Forign ports 1852-1911.
  13. [S40000] Website www.aif.adfa.edu.au.
  14. [S40045] Newspapers The Sydney Morning Herald - Saturday 23 December 1922.
  15. [S40000] Website http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/familyHistory/search.htm - Registration number 27411/1940.
  16. [S79] E-mails between Dianne Baker and Jan Cooper from 17 November 2004 and Digger Indexes of Victoria lookups in Victoria and South Australian BDM CD's and BISA Reg number 1649
    Digger - Pioneer Index. Victoria 1836-1888.
  17. [S40000] Website www.bdm.nsw.gov.au Registration number 112/1906.

John James Greathead1

#2337, b. 21 June 1870, d. 29 September 1944
Last Edited=28 May 2018
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
John James Greathead
     John James Greathead was born on 21 June 1870 in Lambeth, London, England.2,1,3,4 He was the son of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing. He was baptised on 14 August 1870 in St Clement Danes, Strand, London, England, John's father was a fireman, the family lived at 3 Clement Terrace, Paddington.3 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 5 Stanhope Street, St Clement Danes, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Brisband Greathead.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Brisband Greathead John was a scholar.6 In the census of 5 April 1891 in Albatross ship, Isle of Man, he was listed as a crewman.7 He married Emily Eliza Root, daughter of Richard Root, on 14 July 1891 in St Mary, Hornsey, London, England, after the banns had been read on 28 June, 5 and 12 July. The ceremony was witnessed by L Downs and James Foster after the banns had been read. John was described as a fireman living at 82 Umfreville Road. Emily gave her address as 10 Portland Road, Finsbury Park.8,9,10,11 John's father died on 8 April 1889. He received administration on 11 May 1896 in London. He was listed as a licensed conductor.12 John was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 27 Heath Street, Barking, Essex, England, John was a General Worker.13 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 78 Beaconsfield Road, Tottenham, London, England, John was a house painter living with his wife and four children. They have a boarder staying with them a married carman called William Mister. They are living in a five roomed home and record one child having died, I have assumed this to be Marjorie.14 John who gave his address as 78 Beaconsfield Road, South Tottenham on 20 March 1915 signed on for short service for the duration of the war. He was described as a married labourer, aged 44 years 9 months. His wife Eliza was given as his next of kin at the same address
He had previously signed on a year earlier on 10 November 1914 giving a false age, stating he was married, 37 years of age and a painter. He gave the same address.15 Private John (298074) had a private address in June 1920 as 116 Greyhound Road, South Tottenham, London. He was transferred to the Labour Corps in Nottingham in August 1921. He received the Victory Medal on 8 August 1921.9 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register John was listed as living at 14 Bernard Road, Tottenham, London, England he was listed as living alone, his wife was listed as living in Tendring in Essex. John was a retired decorator.4 John died on 29 September 1944 in 133 Balornock Road, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, aged 74 from myocardial degeneration, chronic bronchitis and arteric sclerosis at 8:30 am. His usual address was 64 Bernard Road, Tottenham, London. His daughter Ethel registered his death. John was described as formerly a house painter journeyman married to Emily Eliza Root.16

Children of John James Greathead and Emily Eliza Root

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1870/Q3 Lambeth Volume 1d Page 303.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - Parish records.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0921C/002/20.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 367 folio 29 page 7.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  7. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 4692.
  8. [S46000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of marriage certificate 1891/Q3 Edmonton Volume 3a page 445 - supplied very kindly by Kirsty Gray from the GOON Marriage Challenge.
  9. [S7] Ancestry.com - WO363 WW1 Service records.
  10. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary, Hornsey, Register of banns of marriage, DRO/020/A/03, Item 002 - John is written as Gratehead on the banns book.
  11. [S7] Ancestry.com - Historical London Parishes - London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Mary, Hornsey, Register of marriages, DRO/020/A/01, Item 021.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  13. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1653 folio 106 page 9.
  14. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 7338 RG 78 Piece number 356 Registration district 132 Sub district 4 Enumeration district 28 schedule number 55.
  15. [S7] Ancestry.com - British Army WW1 Pension Record 1914-20.
  16. [S47000] General Register Office, I hold a copy of death certificate Death page (www.scotlandspeoplegov.uk) GRP data 644/05/1290 Springburn, Glasgow Lanark.

Sarah Eliza Greathead1

#2338, b. 13 October 1872, d. 1 March 1966
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Sarah Eliza Greathead was born on 13 October 1872 in Strand, London, England.2,3,4,5 She was the daughter of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing. She was baptised on 8 December 1872 in St Clement Danes, Strand, London, England.6,3 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, she was listed as the daughter of Henry Brisband Greathead Sarah was a scholar.7 Sarah was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 in 6 Great Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, England, She was a dressmaker.8 An unknown person was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 6 Great Quebec Street, Marylebone, London, England, Sarah was a dress maker living in a one roomed home.9 Sarah's daughter Elsie Gladys Britton Greathead was born at 78 Beaconsfield Road, Tottenham on 28 March 1912. The name of her father was omitted from the marriage certificate. She gave her address as 6 Great Quebec Street, Marylebone and worked as a dressmaker.10 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Sarah was listed as living at 91 Sperling Road, Tottenham, London, England with her daughter Elsie who was a shorthand typist in the Ministry of food.5 Sarah died on 1 March 1966 in The Grove, Chase Road, Enfield, Middlesex, England, aged 93.11,12 The will of Sarah was proved on 19 April 1966 in London to Elsie her daughter who was described as a spinster. Sarah's effects were valued at £582.12

Child of Sarah Eliza Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1872/Q4 Strand Volume 1b Page 586.
  3. [S40000] Website Find my past - Parish records.
  4. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  5. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/0917G/012/38.
  6. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  8. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 111 Folio 140 Page 3.
  9. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 5444 RG78 Piece 19 Registration district 7 sub district 2 enumeration district 8 schedule number 117.
  10. [S45001] General Register Office, Information taken from Birth certificate of daughter.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1966/Q1 Enfield Volume 5b Page 276.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  13. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1912/Q2 Edmonton Volume 3a Page 1146.

Francis Dillon Greathead1

#2339, b. 9 November 1873
Last Edited=22 Feb 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Francis Dillon Greathead was born on 9 November 1873 in Covent Garden, London, England.2,3,4 He was the son of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Brisband Greathead Francis was a scholar.5 Francis and Joseph were admitted on 23 August 1886 to Belleville Road School in Wandsworth. They had both previously attended Tennyson Road. Francis left on 22 June 1888, while Joseph left on 4 June 1888.4 Francis and Frederick were destitute on 1 August 1892 and were admitted into Britten Street Workhouse in Kensington. They both said they were bricklayers and were discharged on 3 August after breakfast.6

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1873/Q4 Strand Volume 1b Page 590.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV09/BEL/AD/001.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  6. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.

Joseph Frederick Greathead1

#2340, b. 3 February 1875, d. 2 March 1950
Last Edited=13 Jul 2017
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
Joseph Frederick Greathead
     Joseph Frederick Greathead was also known by the name of Frederick.2 He was born on 3 February 1875 in Covent Garden, London, England.3,4,5 He was the son of Henry Brisband Greathead and Eliza Lowing. In the census of 3 April 1881 in 19B Block Peabody Buildings, Lambeth, London, England, he was listed as the son of Henry Brisband Greathead Joseph was a scholar.6 Francis and Joseph were admitted on 23 August 1886 to Belleville Road School in Wandsworth. They had both previously attended Tennyson Road. Francis left on 22 June 1888, while Joseph left on 4 June 1888.7 Frederick had spell in the workhouse in Stepney from 21 November 1891 through to 8 December 1891.8 Frederick was admitted on 11 January 1892 into Britten Street Workhouse stating he was a porter. He discharged himself on 18 January 1892 but was readmitted on 19 January through to 22 January 1892.8 Frederick discharged himself from Britten Street Workhouse on 1 June 1892.8 Frederick was admitted into Edmonton Workhouse on 25 June 1892 and discharged on 19 June 1892. Francis and Frederick were destitute on 1 August 1892 and were admitted into Britten Street Workhouse in Kensington. They both said they were bricklayers and were discharged on 3 August after breakfast.8 Joseph enlisted on 3 August 1892 into the Royal Marine Light Infantry Chatham division. He was 5 foot six inches tall, fresh complexion, dark brown hair and blue eyes, and was declared underage but stayed on to serve. It was hardly surprising he took this action after spending much of his teenage years in and out of the workhouse.9 His Social Security Number was 563-12-8614 in USA.4,10 He married Alice Harvey on 9 August 1905 in Essex, Ontario, Canada.2 Joseph was listed as the head of the family on the census of 20 April 1910 in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA, Joseph was a cook, he and Alice had two children but only one was still surviving in 1910.11 Joseph attestation papers were signed on 22 August 1917 giving his wife Alice as his next of kin living at 370 Patesky Avenue, Detroit. He was described as a cook and agreed to serve in the Canadian Overseas Expeditionary Force.12 Joseph gave on his attestation papers for the Canadian Over Seas Expeditionary Force. his wife Alice as his next of kin, she lived at 370 Petosky Avenue, Detroit, Michigan. He was listed as a cook. He signed the form on 22 August 1917. He was described as being five foot nine inches tall, his chest was 37 inches with an expansion of two inches. His complexion was dark, his eyes blue and his hair dark. He also gave his religion as Church of England. His hearing was described as normal and the vision in his right eye 20/80 and his left eye 20/20. He was declared fit on 22 August 1917 in Windsor, Ontario.13,14 According to his WW1 registration card dated 9 December 1918, Joseph signed up in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan. He was tall and slender with blue eyes.15 Joseph and Alice crossed from US to Canada on 23 April 1919.16 Joseph was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 June 1921 in 1512 Giles, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Joseph was a steam fitter living with his wife and two children.17 Joseph and Alice applied for admission into Detroit, Michigan, US on 24 January 1924. They were both described as being aged 37. Joseph was a steam fitter. Their last address was listed as Windsor. They gave Jack Dallas of 361 Lincoln Road, Walkerville, brother to Alice, and brother in law to Joseph as being their closest relative living from whence they came. Their destination was listed as Los Angeles in California.18 Frederick was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 2 April 1930 in 5589 Marlborough, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, USA, Frederick as he was enumerated was a steam fitter in the plumbing shop.19 Joseph was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 1 April 1940 in 1055 North St Andrews Place, Los Angeles, California, USA, Joseph was working in building maintenance living with his wife.20 His wife Alice died on 13 June 1941 in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA, aged 55 Her death was announced in the Los Angeles Times of 14 June 1941. Forest Lawn Mortuary were in charge of her funeral arrangements.21,22,23,24 Frederick died on 2 March 1950 in South Gate, Los Angeles, California, USA, aged 75 from Cancer. He died whilst convalescing and living with his son Phillip and his family in their home.4,25,23 He was buried with her husband in Forest Lawn Mortuary, 1712 S. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, Los Angeles, California, USA, Interment Space 9 & 10 Lot 1164 Section - Whispering Pines.26,23,24

Children of Joseph Frederick Greathead and Alice Harvey

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1875/Q1 Strand Volume 1b Page 641.
  4. [S40008] Www.rootsweb.com.
  5. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) ADM 159/46/6930.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 0585 folio 104 page 7 FHL film 1341133.
  7. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, School Admissions and Discharges, 1840-1911 - Ref LCC/EO/DIV09/BEL/AD/001.
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - London, England, Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930.
  9. [S40002] The National Archives, Kew (TNA) Admiralty: Royal Marines: Registers of Service ADM 159/46 Register 6930.
  10. [S40000] Website www.familytree legends.com.
  11. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 Roll 685 Page 29B Enumeration District 159 Part 1 Line 33.
  12. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian soldiers of WW1 1914-1918.
  13. [S40000] Website http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361955a.gif and http://data2.archives.ca/cef/gpc005/361955b.gif
  14. [S40000] Website www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases - RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 3766 - 30.
  15. [S40000] Website www.ancestry.com World War 1 Draft Registration cards 1917-18.
  16. [S7] Ancestry.com - Border Crossings: From U.S. to Canada, 1908-1935.
  17. [S41921] Canada Census 1921 - 1 June 1921RG31 District 77 Sub District 54 Folder 57 Page 11.
  18. [S7] Ancestry.com - Border Crossings from Canada to US 1895-1956.
  19. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 1064 Image 941 Page 10A Enumeration District 821.
  20. [S41940] US Census 1940 (T627) - 1 April 1940 T627-400 Page 4b Enumeration District 60-165.
  21. [S40045] Newspapers Los Angeles Times 14 June 1941 - Ancestry.
  22. [S40000] Website www.familytreelegends.com - California deaths.
  23. [S40000] Website Find a grave.
  24. [S40000] Website Proquest.
  25. [S18247] Emails between Denice Paxton née Burns and Jan Cooper from 2 March 2007.
  26. [S18235] E-mails between Doris Ann Edey née Greathead and Jan Cooper from 7 July 2009.

Eliza Cox1

#2341, b. about 1874
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 26 - William Greathead
     Eliza Cox was born about 1874 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. She was the daughter of Isaac Greathead and Jane Cox. In the census of 5 April 1891 in No 6 Court 3 Railway Terrace, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Isaac Greathead Eliza was a varnisher.2

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 2417 Folio 49 Page 4.

Miriam Waterfield

#2342, b. 14 May 1901, d. 26 February 1968
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Miriam Waterfield was born on 14 May 1901.1,2 She was the daughter of ... Waterfield. On 29 September 1939 in the National Register William was listed as living at 29a Gate Street, Coseley, Staffordshire, England with her sister Violet and her husband, her brother in law. Miriam was a Haulage Contractors Clerk.3 She married William Louis Greathead, son of Walter Greathead and Mary Ball, in 1959 in United Reformed and Methodist Church, Bilston Street, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England, I wondered whether Miriam was the sister of William's previous wife Violet.4,5 Miriam died on 26 February 1968 in 28 Gate Street, Sedgeley, Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 66.6,7,8 Miriam did not leave a will. Administration papers were issued on 17 May 1968 in London. Her effects were valued at £680.7

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5389E/003.
  3. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5389E/003/7.
  4. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1959/Q4 Rowley R Volume 9b Page 767.
  5. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 027/004/28.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1968/Q1 Dudley Volume 9b Page 278.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - SEG/03C/412.

Thomas William Greathead1

#2343, b. 1818, d. 22 July 1884
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Thomas William Greathead was born in 1818 in Reading, Berkshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Thomas Greathead and Martha Milner. He was baptised on 20 March 1818 in St Mary, Reading, Berkshire, England.4,2,5 In the census of 30 March 1851 at 2 Dyers Road, Holborn, London, England, he was listed as a lodger staying with Henry and Jane Gilliat. He was working as a lithographer.6 He married Harriet Ann Banham, daughter of Daniel Banham and Harriot Bull, on 1 June 1851 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.7,8 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 28 Silver Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, he was listed as the visitor of Brooks and Ann French, and with his wife and their son Thomas. He was a lithographer.9 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 in 18 Kings Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Thomas was listed as a fancy warehouseman. He had his niece Harriet Banham aged 7 staying with them.10 Thomas was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in 18 Kings Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Thomas was a fancy warehouseman, a writer and draughtsman.11 He died on 22 July 1884 in Clifton Villa, Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, THis was the house f his parents-in-law. His usual address was given as 18 Kings Parade, Cambridge.12,13 Thomas was buried on 25 July 1884 in St Andrew the Great, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.14 The will of Thomas was proved on 26 August 1884 at Peterborogh to Harriett his widow. His effects were valued at under £237 15s 0d. He was listed as a Lithographer and stationer.13

Child of Thomas William Greathead and Harriet Ann Banham

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S7692] E-mails between Ann Shuttleworth and Jan Cooper from 11 November 2000.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S4176] Emails between Audrey Summerill and Jan Cooper from 30 September 2002 Sadly Audrey died in 2007.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search.
  6. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1527 Folio 75 Page 29.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1851/Q2 Cambridge Volume XIV Page 3.
  8. [S25928] E-mails between George Banham and Jan Cooper from 5 July 2006.
  9. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 991 Folio 70 Page 30.
  10. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1588 Flio 97 Page 29.
  11. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1686 folio 83 page 2 FHL film 1341399.
  12. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q3 Cambridge Volume 3b Page 302.
  13. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  14. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Heather Hicks.

Harriet Ann Banham1,2

#2344, b. about 1828, d. 7 September 1913
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Harriet Ann Banham was born about 1828 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.3 She was the daughter of Daniel Banham and Harriot Bull.2 In the census of 30 March 1851 at Regent Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, she was listed as the daughter of Daniel Banham.4 She married Thomas William Greathead, son of Thomas Greathead and Martha Milner, on 1 June 1851 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.5,2 In the census of 7 April 1861 in 28 Silver Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, she was listed as the niece of Brooks and Ann French, and with her husband and their son Thomas.6 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 18 Kings Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas William Greathead.7 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 18 Kings Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, she was listed as the wife of Thomas William Greathead.8 Her husband Thomas died on 22 July 1884 in Clifton Villa, Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, THis was the house f his parents-in-law. His usual address was given as 18 Kings Parade, Cambridge.9,10 Harriett's husband died on 22 July 1884. She received probate at Peterborough on 26 August 1884. He was listed as a Lithographer and stationer.10 Harriet was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in 31 Devonshire Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Harriet was living on own means.11 Harriet was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 59 Devonshire Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Harriet was living on her own means.12 Harriet was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 59 Devonshire Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Harriet had a visitor Lilian Ruth Looker staying with her on census night and a housemaid called Elizabeth Moss living in her seven roomed home.13 She died on 7 September 1913 in 59 Devonshire Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Her husband Thomas had died in 1884.14,10 Harriet was buried on 11 September 1913 in St Paul, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.15 The will of Harriet was proved on 25 September 1913 in London by her brothers Rev Daniel Beales Redfarn Banham and Rev John Hill Branham who were both clerks. Her effects totalled £689 11s 3d.10

Child of Harriet Ann Banham and Thomas William Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 Hannah A.
  2. [S25928] E-mails between George Banham and Jan Cooper from 5 July 2006.
  3. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  4. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1760 Folio 591 Pages 30 and 31.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1851/Q2 Cambridge Volume XIV Page 3.
  6. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 991 Folio 70 Page 30.
  7. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1588 Flio 97 Page 29.
  8. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1686 folio 83 page 2 FHL film 1341399.
  9. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1884/Q3 Cambridge Volume 3b Page 302.
  10. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1285 Folio 62 Page 13.
  12. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1530 folio 40 page 20.
  13. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 9114 RG78 Piece 483 Registration district 181 sub district 1 enumeration district 14 schedule number 150.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1918/Q3 Cambridge Volume 3b Page 442.
  15. [S40013] Family History Resource File - National Burial Index - CD.

Thomas Greathead1

#2345, b. 1857, d. 24 September 1917
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-grandson of Joseph Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 21 - Joseph Greathead
     Thomas Greathead was born in 1857 in Stickney, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.1,2 He was the son of Samuel Greathead and Ann Saint Paul. He was baptised on 1 March 1857 in St Luke, Stickney, Lincolnshire, England.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in East Fenside, Stickney, Lincolnshire, England, he was listed as the grand son of William H and Ann Paull. William was a farrier famer with nine acres.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in Stickney, Lincolnshire, England, she was listed as the grandson of William H and Ann Paull.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 14 Northampton Street, St Giles, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, he was listed as a boarder with Jane and Mary Jane Filby.6 He married Sarah Petchey Simpkin in 1882 in Newmarket, Cambridgeshire, England.7 Tom was listed as the head of the family on the census of 5 April 1891 in Granby Cottage, Oxford Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, Thomas was a carpenter.8 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at Granby Cottage, Oxford Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, Thomas was a carpenter.9 Thomas was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 69 Oxford Road, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England, Tom was a carpenter living with his wife and four of their children in a six roomed cottage.10 He died on 24 September 1917 in Granby Cottage, Oxford Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, Tom was a carpenter.11,12 The will of Thomas was proved on 30 November 1917 in Peterborough to his widow Sarah Petchey Greathead # 9334. His effects were valued at £1628 16s 0d.12

Children of Thomas Greathead and Sarah Petchey Simpkin

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1857/Q1 Spilsby Volume 7a Page 495.
  3. [S40000] Website www.freereg.org.uk.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 2372 Folio 18 Page 2.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 3387 Folio 7 Page 7.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1670 folio 60 page 22.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1882/Q2 Newmarket Volume 3b Page 905.
  8. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1280 Folio 139 Page 40.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1525 Folio 10 Page 11.
  10. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 9058 RG78 Piece 481 Registration district 180 sub district 1 enumeration distridt 8 schedule number 52.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1917/Q3 Chesterton Volume 3b Page 380.
  12. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.

John Greathead1

#2346, b. 24 October 1814, d. 13 April 1888
Last Edited=4 Nov 2016
Relationship
Great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     John Greathead was born on 24 October 1814 in Kent, England.2 He was the son of Samuel Greathead and Ann Sole. He was baptised on 6 December 1814 in Wesleyan Chapel (White Chapel), Rochester, Kent, England.2 He married Mary Ann Harcourt. John was listed as head of household in the census of 30 March 1851 at Front Row, 3 Hall Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, England, John was a bookseller journeyman.3 John was listed as the head of the family on the census of 7 April 1861 in Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, John was a bookseller living with his wife and daughter.4 Sometimes their address is listed as Paragon Hill other times Paragon Street. My guess is it is the same address as it is always a house and always No 15.5 John was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1871 at 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, John was a booksellers assistant.6 John was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 3 April 1881 in 5 Paragon Hill, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, John was a shopman bookseller.7 John died on 13 April 1888 in 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, aged 73.8,9,10 The will of John was proved on 23 May 1888 in Norwich to his widow Mary and daughter Ellen. His effects were valued at under £335 9s 10d.9

Children of John Greathead and Mary Ann Harcourt

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S9051] Emails between Claud Worville Greathead and Jan Cooper from 2 April 2007.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1815 Folio 38 page 11 FHL film 0207468.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1219 Folio 139 Page 2.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Norwich Electoral rolls.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1820 Folio 90 Page 10.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1951 folio 49 page 11 FHL film 1341470.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 Norwich Volume 4b Page 97.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  10. [S40045] Newspapers Ipswich Journal - 16 April 1888.

Mary Ann Harcourt1,2

#2347, b. 23 September 1823, d. 1915
Last Edited=4 Nov 2016
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Mary Ann Harcourt was born on 23 September 1823 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.1,2 She married John Greathead, son of Samuel Greathead and Ann Sole. In the census of 30 March 1851 she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.4 Sometimes their address is listed as Paragon Hill other times Paragon Street. My guess is it is the same address as it is always a house and always No 15.5 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.6 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 5 Paragon Hill, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the wife of John Greathead.7 Her husband John died on 13 April 1888 in 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, aged 73.8,9,10 John Greathead died 13 April 1888. His spinster daughter Ellen and wife Mary received probate on 23 May 1888 at Norwich. Both lived at 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norfolk. John was listed as a bookseller.9 Mary was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Paragon Hill, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, Mary was living within independant means.11 Mary was listed as head of household in the census of 31 March 1901 at 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England.12 Mary was listed as head of household in the census of 2 April 1911 in 15 Paragon Street, Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, England, Mary was living with her daughter in her six roomed home living under private means.13 Mary died in 1915 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.14

Children of Mary Ann Harcourt and John Greathead

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S7] Ancestry.com - Harcourt Family Tree.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1815 Folio 38 page 11 FHL film 0207468.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1219 Folio 139 Page 2.
  5. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Norwich Electoral rolls.
  6. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1820 Folio 90 Page 10.
  7. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1951 folio 49 page 11 FHL film 1341470.
  8. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1888/Q2 Norwich Volume 4b Page 97.
  9. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  10. [S40045] Newspapers Ipswich Journal - 16 April 1888.
  11. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1530 Folio 29 Page 11.
  12. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1843 folio 192 page 32.
  13. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 11295 RG78 Piece 614 Registration district 225 sub district 2 enumeration district 6 schedule number 160.
  14. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1915/Q1 Norwich Volume 4b Page 294.

Ellen Marie Greathead1

#2348, b. 1849, d. 1911
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
2nd great-granddaughter of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Ellen Marie Greathead was born in 1849 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.2,1 She was the daughter of John Greathead and Mary Ann Harcourt. In the census of 30 March 1851 at Front Row, 3 Hall Lane, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead.3 In the census of 7 April 1861 in Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead.4 In the census of 2 April 1871 in 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Ellen was a school teacher.5 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 5 Paragon Hill, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of John Greathead Ellen was a governess.6 John Greathead died 13 April 1888. His spinster daughter Ellen and wife Mary received probate on 23 May 1888 at Norwich. Both lived at 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norfolk. John was listed as a bookseller.7 In the census of 5 April 1891 in 15 Paragon Hill, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, he was listed as the son of Mary Ann Harcourt Ellen was a school mistress.8 In the census of 31 March 1901 in 15 Paragon Street, Heigham, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Ann Harcourt Ellen was a schoolmistress.9 In the census of 2 April 1911 in 15 Paragon Street, Earlham Road, Norwich, Norfolk, England, she was listed as the daughter of Mary Ann Greathead Ellen was a school mistress.10 Ellen died in 1911 in Norwich, Norfolk, England.11

Sources of Information

  1. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  2. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1849/Q2 Norwich Volume XIII Page 282.
  3. [S41851] UK Census 1851 (HO107) - 30 March 1851 HO107 Piece 1815 Folio 38 page 11 FHL film 0207468.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 1219 Folio 139 Page 2.
  5. [S41871] UK Census 1871 (RG10) - 2 April 1871 RG10 Piece 1820 Folio 90 Page 10.
  6. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 1951 folio 49 page 11 FHL film 1341470.
  7. [S9] Wills Index in TNA and Probate Office.
  8. [S41891] UK Census 1891 (RG12) - 5 April 1891 RG12 Piece 1530 Folio 29 Page 11.
  9. [S41901] UK Census 1901 (RG13) - 31 March 1901 RG13 Piece 1843 folio 192 page 32.
  10. [S41911] UK Census 1911 (RG14) - 2 April 1911 RG14 Piece 11295 RG78 Piece 614 Registration district 225 sub district 2 enumeration district 6 schedule number 160.
  11. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1911/Q4 Norwich Volume 4b Page 195.

Samuel Christian Greathead1

#2349, b. 18 October 1854, d. 15 October 1932
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
Relationship
3rd great-grandson of William Greathead
Appears on charts:
Chart 9 - William Greathead
     Samuel Christian Greathead was born on 18 October 1854 in Bradwell, Bakewell, Derbyshire, England.2,3 He was the son of Samuel Treweek Greathead and Mary Allen Christian. In the census of 7 April 1861 in Shere Green Baston, Bistre, Flintshire, Wales, he was listed as the son of Samuel Treweek Greathead Samuel was a scholar.4 In the census of 3 April 1881 in 35 High Street, Weston Super Mare, Somerset, England, he was listed as a lodger of the Griffith family. He was an assistant chemist.5 He married Elizabeth Clark Mitchell, daughter of William Mitchell and Elizabeth Clark, in 1885 in Brighton, Sussex, England.6 Samuel his wife and their daughter Sylvia sailed on board the Corean which was part of the Allan Line leaving Liverpool on 13 June 1890 bound for Montreal.7 Samuel was listed as the head of the family of on the census of 8 April 1891 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Samuel and Elizabeth were living with their daughter Sylvia aged 10.8 Samuel was listed as the head of the family on the census of 1 June 1900 in Burlington, Lapeer, Michigan, USA, Samuel was a Methodist Minister.9 Samuel was listed as the head of the family on the census of 20 April 1910 in Calhoun, Michigan, USA, Samuel was working as a gardener. He was listed as married but I can see no wife with him.10 Samuel and Elizabeth were divorced.3 In the census of 5 January 1920 in Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan, USA, he was listed as an inmate and working at scrubbing.11 In the census of 2 April 1930 in Kalamazoo State Hospital, Michigan, USA, he was listed as a patient Samuel was listed as insane.12 Samuel died on 15 October 1932 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, aged 77 he was listed as a divorced person aged 77.13

Child of Samuel Christian Greathead and Elizabeth Clark Mitchell

Sources of Information

  1. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881.
  2. [S45000] General Records Office, I hold a copy of birth certificate 1854/Q4 Bakewell Volume 7b Page 480.
  3. [S4] Jan's thoughts based on information from census enumeration sheets.
  4. [S41861] UK Census 1861 (RG9) - 7 April 1861 RG9 Piece 4275 Folio 53 Page 15.
  5. [S41881] UK Census 1881 (RG11) - 3 April 1881 RG11 Piece 2420 folio 45 page 3 FHL film 1341582.
  6. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1885/Q2 Brighton Volume 2b Page 436.
  7. [S40010] Family History Resource File - Vital Records Index - British Isles/Australia CD BT27/14(3).
  8. [S7] Ancestry.com - Canadian 1891 census RG31 T6373 District Toronto City District Number 119.
  9. [S41900] US Census 1900 (T623) - 1 June 1900 T623 Roll 724 Page 3b Enumeration District 31.
  10. [S41910] US Census 1910 - 20 April 1910 T624 Roll 640 Page 303A Enumeration District 1.
  11. [S41920] US Census 1920 (T625) - 5 January 1920 T625 Roll 775 Page 13A Image 834 Enumeration District 162.
  12. [S41930] US Census 1930 (T626) - 2 April 1930 T626 Roll 997 Page 5a Image 723 Enumeration District 25.
  13. [S10] Family Record Family Search - Michigan death certificates 1921-1952 index GS Film no 1972763, Digital folder number 005237603 Image no 02395.

Lilian J Emms

#2350, b. 22 October 1909, d. December 1989
Last Edited=1 Jan 2016
     Lilian J Emms was born on 22 October 1909.1,2 She married Harold Guest in 1934 in Oldbury, Shropshire, England.2,3 On 29 September 1939 in the National Register Lilian was listed as living at Willow Drive, Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England with her husband Harold. And their son Derek. Harold was a roller brass strip viewer and an Air Raid Warden.4 Her husband Harold died on before 1969.2 She married William Louis Greathead, son of Walter Greathead and Mary Ball, in 1969 in St Peter, Upper Gornal, Dudley, Staffordshire, England.5,6 Lilian died in December 1989 in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, aged 80.7,8

Child of Lilian J Emms and Harold Guest

Sources of Information

  1. [S5] Jan's thoughts based on information from GRO or Parish record entries.
  2. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5413e/024.
  3. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1934/Q3 Oldbury Volume 6c Page 169.
  4. [S41939] National Register 1939 - Find my pastRG101/5413E/024/39.
  5. [S3] GRO Indexes - 1969/Q2 Dudley Volume 9b Page 4434.
  6. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - 217/005/250.
  7. [S3] GRO Indexes - December 1989 Dudley Vol 33 Page 662 Reg 1289.
  8. [S40000] Website www.westmidlandsbmd.org.uk - ROB/12F/188.