Rev. 30 March 2010, Gen. 495







‑‑‑‑‑‑ Greaves (1) married Elizabeth ‑‑‑‑‑‑.  She was born about 1811 in Durham, England.  She was in the 1841 census for Sunderland, Durham, with 4 children, all born in Durham, but her husband was not with them.  She has not yet been found in later censuses.

Children - Greaves

  2. Thomas Greaves, b.c. 1827.

+3. William Greaves, b.c. 1831, m. Christiana Robertson, June qtr. 1849.

+4. John Greaves, b.c. 1834, m. Mary Twentyman, Sept. qtr. 1857.

  5. Robert Greaves, b.c. 1840.






William Greaves (3) was born about 1831 in Gateshead (next to Newcastle Upon Tyne), Durham, England.  He married Christiana (or Christianna or Christina) Robertson in the June quarter 1849[1] in Newcastle upon Tyne.  She was born about 1832 in Sunderland, Durham.  They were in the 1861, 1871, and 1881 censuses for Bedlington, Northumberland.  He was a coal miner.  He has not yet been found in the 1851 census.

Children - Greaves

+6. Ann Dewer Greaves, b.c. 1850, m. Robert Lackenby, March qtr. 1881.

  7. Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1852 (Seaham, Durham).

  8. Eleanor Greaves, b.c. 1853 (Pittington, Durham).

+9. Christina Greaves, b.c. 1855, m. Alfred George Hunter, Sept. qtr. 1874.

  10.  Mary J. Greaves, b.c. 1858 (Pittington, Durham).

  11.  Dorothy Greaves, b.c. 1860 (Bedlington, Northumberland).

  12.  Caroline Greaves, b.c. 1868 (Stella, Durham).

  13.  William Greaves, b.c. 1870 (Stella, Durham).


John Greaves (4) was born about 1834 in Gateshead, Durham.  He married Mary Twentyman in the Sept. quarter 1857[2] in Newcastle upon Tyne.  She was born about 1841 in Seghill, Northumberland.  They were in the 1861 and 1871 censuses for Bedlington, Northumberland.  They were in the 1881 and 1891 censuses for Middlestone, Durham.  He was a coal miner.  Their first child was born in Horton, the next 2 in Bedlington, and last 6 children were born in West Sleekburn, Bedlington, all in Northumberland.

Children - Greaves

  14.  Isabella Greaves, b.c. 1858.

  15.  Elizabeth Greaves, b.c. 1860.

  16.  Mary J. Greaves, b.c. 1862.

  17.  Ann (ŇAnnieÓ) Greaves, b.c. 1869, m. Frederick Craggs.  He was b.c. 1869 in Shildon, Durham.  They were living with her parents in 1891.

  18.  Sarah Greaves, b.c. 1870.

  19.  Rachael Greaves, b.c. 1873.

  20.  Christiana Greaves, b.c. 1875.

  21.  Hannah Greaves, b.c. 1878.

  22.  John Greaves, b. 1881.






Ann Dewer Greaves (6) was born about 1850 in Jarrow, Durham.  She married Robert Lackenby (or Lackinby) in the March quarter 1881[3] in Newcastle upon Tyne.  He was born about 1855 in Monkwearmouth, Durham.  They were in the 1891 census for Monkwearmouth.  He was a coal miner.

Children - Lackenby

  23.  Lena Lackenby, b.c. 1887 (Monkwearmouth, Durham).


Christina (or Christianna) Greaves (9) was born about 1855[4] in Seghill, Northumberland.  She married Alfred George Hunter in the Sept. quarter 1874[5] in Morpeth, Northumberland.  He was born about 1854 in Seaton Burn, Northumberland.  They were in the 1881, 1891, and 1901 censuses for Bedlington, Northumberland.  He was a coal miner.  All their children were born in Northumberland.

Children - Hunter

  24.  Alfred Hunter, b.c. 1876 Bedlington or Sleekburn), m. Jane ‑‑‑‑‑‑, c. 1900.  They were in the 1901 census for Bedlington, Northumberland.

  25.  Elizabeth A. Hunter, b.c. 1878 (West Sleekburn).

  26.  David R. Hunter, b.c. 1880 (Guide Post).

  27.  William Hunter, b.c. 1882 (Guide Post).

  28.  Robert Hunter, b.c. 1884 (Guide Post).

  29.  Norman Hunter, b.c. 1886 (Guide Post).

  30.  James A. Hunter, b.c.  1888 (West Sleekburn).

  31.  John H. Hunter, b.c. 1890 (West Sleekburn).

  32.  Charles S. Hunter, b. 1891 (West Sleekburn).

  33.  Caroline Hunter, b.c. 1893 (West Sleekburn).

+34.  Emily Carr Hunter, b.c. 1895, m. Peter Kilner, d. 1969.

  35.  Christianna Hunter, b.c. 1898 (West Sleekburn).






Emily Carr Hunter (34) was born about 1895 in West Sleekburn, Bedlington, Northumberland, and died in 1969.  She married Peter Kilner.  He was born about 1897.  He is probably the one in the 1901 census of Hirst, Northumberland, born in Swinton, Lancashire, son of William and Emma Jane Kilner.  They emigrated to Canada in May 1929 on board the ship Andiania, along with their two children.

Children - Kilner

  36.  Leslie Kilner (son), b. 1922.

  37.  Christina Joyce Kilner, b. 1925.


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[1] Free BMD, vol. 25, p. 434, Newcastle upon Tyne.

[2] Free BMD, vol. 10b, p. 137, Newcastle upon Tyne.

[3] Free BMD, vol. 10b, p. 33, Newcastle upon Tyne.

[4] The 1861 census listed her as born about 1860, with her sister Mary b.c. 1858, and sister Dorothy b.c. 1860, but the 1871 census gives the dates shown here..

[5] Free BMD, vol. 10b, p. 490, Morpeth, Northumberland.