Rev. 3 Sept. 2015, Gen. 543

 

DESCENDANTS OF THOMAS GREAVES AND SARAH CLARKE OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE AND NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, ENGLAND

 

 

GENERATION 1

 

Thomas Greaves (1) was born 30 June 1790 in Hillesden, Buckinghamshire, England, and died in Dec. 1837 in Buckinghamshire.  Although he married Mary White on 26 Sept. 1807 in Buckinghamshire, he is believed to have had an illegitimate son by Sarah Clarke about 1812.

This Thomas Greaves is the one shown as a son of James Greaves and Rebecca Flowers in genealogy 47 (on the Graves Family Association website at www.gravesfa.org/gen047.htm).  The reason this genealogy has not been added to the other is that there is not yet enough proof that this lineage is correct.  (R‑1)

Sarah Clarake was born about 1776 in Hartwell, Buckinghamshire, and died in June 1845 or 1852 in Buckinghamshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

+2.   James Greaves, b.c. 1812, m. Susanna Herbert, 29 Oct. 1832, d. Dec. 1855.

 

 

GENERATION 2

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GREAVES (1) AND SARAH CLARKE

James Greaves (2) was born about 1812 or 1814 in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, and died in Dec. 1855 in Buckinghamshire.  He married Susanna Herbert on 29 Oct. 1832 in Hartwell.  (Some people have given her surname as Clark.)  She was born about 1807 in Hanslope, and died in March 1876, both in Buckinghamshire.  They were in the 1851 census for Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, with their last 4 children, with James listed as general dealer and Susanna as lacemaker.  All their children were born in Hartwell, Northamptonshire except the last one born in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

    3.  Robert Greaves, b. 1834.

    4.  Elizabeth Mary Greaves, b. 1836.  She was living in Cosgrove, Northamptonshire in 1861 as a servant.

+5.   Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1837, m. Mary Lane, 1863, d. 1909.

    6.  Mary Greaves, b.c. 1838.

+7.   Joseph Greaves, b. 1842, m. Jane Margaret Foster, d. March 1918.

    8.  Martha Greaves, b.c. 1845.

 

 

GENERATION 3

 

CHILDREN OF JAMES GREAVES (2) AND SUSANNA HERBERT

Thomas Greaves (5) was born about 1837 (or July 1838) in Hartwell, Northamptonshire (although later censuses gave his place of birth as Hanslope, Bucks.), and died in July 1909 in Buckinghamshire.  He married Mary Lane, daughter of George Lane and Frances Grant, in 1863 in Buckinghamshire.  She was born about 1843 or 1844 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, and died in Jan. 1902 in Buckinghamshire.  They were in the 1871, 1881, 1891, and 1901 censuses for Hanslope.  Thomas was a bricklayer, and was listed as a mason in later censuses.  All their children were born in Hanslope.  (R‑3)

Children - Greaves

+9.   James Greaves, b. 25 May 1863, m. Sarah Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1890.

+10.   William Thomas Greaves, b. 21 Dec. 1864, m. Kate Amelia Lane, c. 1899, d. Sept. 1936.

+11.   Rosa Marie Greaves, b. 23 Dec. 1867, m. George Kingston.

+12.   Minnie Greaves, b. 9 Feb. 1870, m. John Herbert Hill, 1890.

    13.   Angelina Greaves, b. 13 Feb. 1870, d. July 1882 (Buckinghamshire).  Either this birth date or that of her sister Minnie is probably wrong, since they are too close together

    14.   Kate Greaves, b. April 1872, d. 16 Sept. 1905 (Buckinghamshire).

+15.   Arthur Greaves, b.c. 1874, m. Julia ‑‑‑‑‑‑, m. Julia Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1902, d. 25 April 1950.

+16.   Jane Greaves, b. 5 Oct. 1874, m. Sidney Charles Molcher, 1903, d. March 1945.

    17.   Ada Charlotte Greaves, b. 9 April 1877.

+18.   Henry Robert Greaves, b. 2 March 1879, m. Frances Gregory, Oct. 1904, d. June 1947.

+19.   Harriet Emily Greaves, b. 12 June 1880, m. Sidney Hanson Roach Richdale, Jan. 1901, d. 1953..

    20.   Mary E. Greaves, b.c. 1882 or 1883, d. 14 Feb. 1963 (Buckinghamshire).

    21.   Horace Greaves, b. Jan. 1884, d. 1959 (Australia).

    22.   Alfred Greaves, b. April 1885.

    23.   Ernest Greaves, b. Jan. 1889.

 

Joseph Greaves (7) was born about 1842 or 1845 in Hartwell, Northamptonshire, and died in March 1918 in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire.  He married Jane Margaret Foster.  She was born about 1844 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  All their children were born in Hanslope.  They were in the 1881 and 1891 censuses for Haversham, Bucks.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

+24.   Ellen Greaves, b.c. 1864, m. George Borton.

    25.   Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1867.

    26.   Sarah Ann Greaves, b.c. 1869.

    27.   Mary Jane Greaves, b.c. 1871, d. 1936.

    28.   Walter Greaves, b.c. 1873, m. Emma Smith.  They were in the 1901 census for Wilby, Northamptonshire, living with her brother and his family.

    29.   Ann (“Annie”) Greaves, b.c. 1877.

+30.   Joseph Frances Greaves, b.c. 1878, m. Hilda J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, 1899.

 

 

GENERATION 4

 

CHILDREN OF THOMAS GREAVES (5) AND MARY LANE

James Greaves (9) was born 25 May 1863 in Hanslope Buckinghamshire.  He married Sarah E. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1890.  She was born about 1862 in North Crawley, Buckinghamshire.  They were in the 1901 census for Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, when he was a coal merchant.  They were in the 1911 census for Newport Pagnell, when he was a worker in the coal trade.   All their children were born in Newport Pagnell.

Children - Greaves

    31.   Frederick Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1891.

    32.   Annie A. Greaves, b.c. 1893.  Not in 1911 census.

    33.   William Robert Greaves, b.c. 1896.

    34.   Arthur James Greaves, b. 25 April 1898, m. Gladys Vaughan, d. 7 Nov. 1979 (Northampton).  1 daughter and 1 son.

 

William T. Greaves (10) was born 21 Dec. 1864 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, and died in Sept. 1936 in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  He married Kate Amelia Lane, daughter of James Lane and Caroline Maddocks (?), about 1899.  She was born about 1864 (or Dec. 1861) and died in Sept. 1943, both in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  William was in the 1891 census for St. Andrew, Northamptonshire, single.  They were in the 1901 census for St. Giles, Northamptonshire.  They were in the 1911 census for Northampton, Northamptonshire.  He was a boiler stoker at a brewery.  Because the 1911 census states that William and Kate had been married 12 years and that 3 of their 3 children were still living, it seems likely that daughter Alice was by a previous marriage of William.  All children were born in Northampton.  (R‑7)

Children - Greaves

    35.   Alice E. Greaves, b.c. 1894.

    36.   Doris G. Greaves, b.c. 1900.

    37.   Thomas Cecil Greaves, b.c. 1902.

+38.   Horace William Greaves, b. 22 Dec. 1903, m. Nellie Towers, 6 April 1929, d. 1959.

 

Rosa (“Rosie”) Maria (or Rose Marie) Greaves (11) was born 23 Dec. 1867 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  She married George Kingston.  He was born about 1872 in Hanslope, Bucks.  She was in the 1881 census but wasn’t with the family in 1891.  Both their children were born in Hanslope.  (R‑5)

Children - Kingston

    39.   Ada Minnie Kingston, b. 12 Sept. 1899, d. Sept. 1982 (Northampton, Northamptonshire).

    40.   Arthur George Kingston, b. 1 March 1908, d. Oct. 1986 (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire).

 

Minnie Greaves (12) was born about 1870 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  She married John Herbert Hill, son of Daniel Hill and Sarah Marriott, in 1890 in Buckinghamshire.  He was born in Jan. 1868 in Castlethorpe, Buckinghamshire, and died in Dec. 1943 in Oswestry, Shropshire.  (R‑3)

Children - Hill

    41.   William Herbert Hill, b. 1890 (York, Yorkshire).

    42.   Ruby Lillian Hill, b. 1908 (Owestry, Shropshire).

 

Arthur Greaves (15) was born about 1874 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, and died 25 April 1950 in Buckinghamshire.  He married Julia Sarah ‑‑‑‑‑‑ about 1902.  She was born about 1864 in East Haddon, Northamptonshire.  They were in the 1911 census for Hanslope, Bucks.

Children - Graves

    43.   Elsie Lydia Greaves, b.c. 1905 (East Haddon, Northamptonshire).

 

Jane Greaves (16) was born 5 Oct. 1874 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, and died in March 1945 in Essex South Western, Essex.  She married Sidney Charles Molcher in 1903.  He was born 13 Nov. 1882 in Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, and died in June 1939 in Willesden, Middlesex.  All their children were born in London.  (R‑5)

Children - Molcher

+44.   Lydia Violet G. Molcher, b. 20 Aug. 1903, m. Charles Edward Frank Verrinder, 1925, d. 6 June 1979.

+45.   Mary Phillis M. Molcher, b. April 1905, m. John James George Vigus, 1 March 1925, d. 27 Aug. 1953.

    46.   Gladys Isabella D. Molcher, b. April 1907, m. Jack Gamse.  He was b. 29 July 1915, and d. March 2002 in Brent, Middlesex.

 

Henry Robert Greaves (18) was born 2 March 1879 and died in June 1947, both in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  He married Frances Gregory, daughter of Job Gregory and Mary Hakes (according to R‑3) or Mary Tebutt (according to R‑6), in Oct. 1904 in Northamptonshire.  She was born 24 Feb. 1882 in Hanslope, and died in Sept. 1957 in North Buckingham, both in Buckinghamshire.  All their children were born in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  (R‑3, R‑6)

Children - Greaves

+47.   Aubrey Thomas Greaves, b. 18 Feb. 1905, m. Beatrice May Mobley, 18 June 1938, d. 8 Oct. 1977.

    48.   Mary Ella Greaves, b. 15 Oct. 1906, m. Ronald Leonard George Tee, Dec. 1929 (Newport Pagnell, Bucks.), d. 23 July 1992 (Buckinghamshire).  He was b. 9 Dec. 1906 in Newport Pagnell, and d. 20 Nov. 1971 in North bucks.

    49.   Mildred Rose Greaves, b. 9 May 1911, m. Harry James Wells, Dec. 1952 (North Bucks., Buckinghamshire), d. 26 Aug. 1990 (Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire).  He was b. 13 Dec. 1903, and d. 19 Sept. 1973 in North Bucks, Buckinghamshire.

 

Harriet Emily Greaves (19) was born in July 1880 in Buckinghamshire, and died in 1953 in Derbyshire.  She married Sidney Hanson Roach Richdale, son of John Hanson Richdale and Lucy Roach, in Jan. 1901 in Derbyshire.  He was born in July 1878 in Greater London, London, Surrey, and died in 1921 in Derbyshire.  All their children were born in Derbyshire.  (R‑4)

Children - Richdale

+50.   Marjorie Lucy Richdale, b. 13 June 1901, m. William Edward C. Bexson, 1922, d. 5 Oct. 1983.

+51.   Sidney Arthur Richdale, b. Oct. 1903, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 1983.

    52.   Florence Doreen Richdale, b. Oct. 1912, m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ Campbell, d. 1985 (Staffordshire).

 

CHILDREN OF JOSEPH GREAVES (7) AND JANE M. FOSTER

Ellen Greaves (24) was born about 1864.  She married George Borton.  (R‑2)

Children - Borton

+53.   Evelyn Borton, b. 1888, m. Joseph Thomas Warren, d. 1968.

 

Joseph Frances Greaves (30) was born about 1878 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire.  He married Hilda J. ‑‑‑‑‑‑ in 1899.  She was born about 1883 in Tiffield, and died in June 1968 in Northampton, both in Northamptonshire.  They were in the 1901 and 1911 censuses for Kingsthorpe, Northamptonshire.  Their first 5 children were born in Kingsthorpe and the last in Northampton, all in Northamptonshire.  (R‑1)

Children - Greaves

    54.   Sidney G. Greaves, b. 1 Feb. 1900, d. March 1978 (Northampton).

    55.   William Greaves, b.c. 1902.

    56.   Bertie Greaves, b.c. 1904.  This son was mistakenly listed by R‑1 as Horace William Graves (who is actually #38).  The 1911 census clearly shows him as Bertie.

    57.   Arthur Greaves, b.c. 1907.

    58.   Gladys Greaves, b.c. 1908.

    59.   Arthur Joseph Greaves, b. 23 Oct. 1930, d. March 1986 (Northampton).

 

 

GENERATION 5

 

CHILDREN OF WILLIAM T. GREAVES (10) AND KATE A. LANE

Horace William Greaves (38) was born 22 Dec. 1903 and died in 1963 or 1959, both in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  He married Nellie Towers, daughter of William Frederick Towers and Kate Hanley, on 6 April 1929 in Northampton.  She was born 2 June 1904 and died in Sept. 1968, both in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  Both their children were born in Northampton.  (R‑1, R‑7)

Children - Greaves

    60.   David Brian Greaves, b. 31 Jan. 1932, m. Jean Mary Thompson, d. June 2000 (Northampton).  She was b. 4 April 1932 and d. 11 Aug. 1990, both in Northampton.  2 daughters and 2 sons.

    61.   daughter, m. Roy Smith.

 

CHILDREN OF JANE GREAVES (16) AND SIDNEY C. MOLCHER

Lydia Violet G. Molcher (44) was born 20 Aug. 1903 in St. Pancras, London, and died 6 June 1979 in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  She married Charles Edward Frank Verrinder in 1925 in Willesden, Middlesex.  He was born 13 Aug. 1905 in Hendon, London, and died in March 1979 in Kettering, Northamptonshire.  (R‑5)

Children - Verrinder

    62.   Joyce Agnes Verrinder, b. 19 March 1926 (Marylebone, Middlesex), m. Ronald Arthur May, 1947 (Willesden, Middlesex), d. 1998 (Hillingdon, Middlesex).  He was b. 13 Dec. 1925, and d. March 1980 in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  1 son and 1 daughter.

 

Mary Phillis M. Molcher (45) was born in April 1905 in Greater London, and died 27 Aug. 1953.  She married John James George Vigus on 1 March 1925.  He was born 21 Aug. 1903 in London, and died 29 Feb. 1964 in Willesden, Middlesex.  (R‑5)

Children - Vigus

    63.   John Sidney Vigus, b.c. 1925, d.c. 1925 (Southwark, London).

    64.   Phyllis Grave Vigus, b. 6 Nov. 1926 (Willesden, Middlesex), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 15 May 1957 (Eillesden, Middlesex).  1 daughter.

    65.   Eric Victor Vigus, b. 14 May 1932 (Stonebridge, London), m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 23 July 1995 (St. Bartholomew’s Hospital, London).

 

CHILDREN OF HENRY R. GREAVES (18) AND FRANCES GREGORY

Aubrey Thomas Greaves (47) was born 18 Feb. 1905 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, and died 8 Oct. 1977 in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  He married Beatrice May Mobley, daughter of William John Mobley and Annie Garratt, on 18 June 1938 in North Buckingham, Buckinghamshire.  She was born 14 May 1909 in Hanslope, Buckinghamshire, and died 9 March 1975 in Northampton, Northamptonshire.  (R‑6)

Children - Greaves

    66.   Brian Henry Greaves, b. 5 April 1939 (Hanslope, Buckinghamshire), m. Joan Lewis, March 1962 (North Buckingham, Buckinghamshire), d. 9 Jan. 2005 (Reading, Berkshire).

 

CHILDREN OF HARRIET E. GREAVES (19) AND SIDNEY H. R. RICHDALE

Marjorie Lucy Richdale (50) was born 13 June 1901 in Derbyshire, and died 5 Oct. 1983 in Stafford, Staffordshire.  She married William Edward C. Bexson, son of Joseph Bexson and Elizabeth Anne Heath, in 1922.  He was born 7 Oct. 1894 in Derby, Derbyshire, and died 12 May 1979 in Lloydminster, Saskatchewan, Canada.  (R‑4)

Children - Bexson

    67.   Kenny Bexson, b. Lloydminster, Sask., m. ‑‑‑‑‑‑, d. 5 Aug. 1969 (Lloydminster, Sask).

    68.   son

    69.   son

    70.   son

    71.   daughter

    72.   daughter

    73.   son

 

Sidney Arthur Richdale (51) was born in Oct. 1903 in Derbyshire, and died in 1983 in BC, Canada.  He married ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  (R‑4)

Children - Richdale

    74.   Della Richdale

    75.   Frank Richdale

    76.   Lois Richdale

 

CHILDREN OF ELLEN GREAVES (24) AND GEORGE BORTON

Evelyn Borton (53) was born in 1888 and died 1968.  She married Joseph Thomas Warren.  (R‑2)

Children - Warren

+77.   Albert George Warren, b. 1915, m. Hilda Irene Twidell, d. 2005.

 

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