Greenhough Family Tree

John Richard (Jack) Greenhough (1900 - 1968)

 
Benjamin
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Mary
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Grace
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Pamela
Greenhough
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Diana
Greenhough
 


John Richard (Jack) Greenhough was the son of Benjamin (Ben) Greenhough and Mary Ann (Polly) Halford.

Jack was born on Tuesday 8 May 1900 in 222, Prince Street, Walsall, Staffordshire.

He was christened on Sunday 16 September 1900 at St James Church, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.

Jack married Grace Vera Cottrell on Monday 5 June 1933 in St Johns Church, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.
The witnesses at the marriage were Connie Cottrell, Leslie Whitehouse and Benjamin Greenhough (Jack's father).
Jack was 33 years old and Grace was 27 years old when they married.

He had the following children from his marriage to Grace Vera Cottrell:

- Pamela Greenhough

born on 14 March 1942 at Walsall, Staffordshire.

- Diana Greenhough

born in 1943 (date suppressed).

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1900    222, Prince Street, Walsall, Staffordshire.  Note 2. 
1933    45, Holyhead Road, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.  Note 1. 
1962    Jesmond Dene, 26, Wharfedale Street, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.  Note 2. 

Jack was a Baker.

Jack died when he was 68 years old, on Saturday 1 June 1968.  

From 1917 to 1924, he worked in Bookkeeping and Engineering at Samuel Platts in Darlaston.  During 1917 and 1918, whilst he was at Platts, he attended a one year Engineering course at the County Metallurgical and Engineering Institute, Wednesbury and obtained a First in Calculations and Drawing, and also in Engineering Science and Elementary Metal Work.   He also served in World War I, but was discharged on medical grounds.

Notes - Sources of information:
1. Marriage Certificate.
2. Letter from his daughter, Diana.

Census Data:

Year Address
1901 45, Holyhead Road, Wednesbury, Staffordshire.