Thomas Greathead (1)
Martha Cooper

Thomas Greathead

 

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Ruth Whitelock

Thomas Greathead

  • Marriage: Ruth Whitelock on 9 Jun 1795 in Hudswell, Yorkshire, England 262
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bullet  General Notes:

Great, great, great grandfather of Richard Perry Radcliffe. It was said in the family that they came from Scotland earlier, changing their name to Greathead from the celtic Caenmore.

Note to self: There was a Thomas Greathead, age 55 in 8-1854 (b. 1799) who was written about in the London Express on 8-7-1854 (and the Morning Chronicle 8-9-1854) for having helped himself to $ belonging to a principal business creditor, Mr. Webb. He'd been a pillar of the community prior to having been caught -- he'd been church warden, overseer, guardian, surveyor of highways, and was registrar of deaths, births, and marriages for the Lambeth district when he was caught. He owned a cheese shop at 58 Mount Street, Lambeth. He was found guilty but because he had previously been a man of good character, they gave him a sentence of common jail for one month. The same Thomas G was given a bad check and it was written about in the Morning Chronicle 9-19-1851. The check was for some bacon and the check was passed to Thomas at his cheese shop, 58 Mount St., Lambeth.


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Thomas married Ruth Whitelock, daughter of Peter Whitelock and Sarah Whitelock, on 9 Jun 1795 in Hudswell, Yorkshire, England.262


bullet  Marriage Notes:

In the "England & Wales, FreeBMD Marriage Index: 1837-1915," there is a record of the marriage of Ruth Whitelock listed. The marriage was in the district of Devizes in Wiltshire parish in England. I don't know if this is she because it doesn't list who she married.



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