Charles Greenhough

Sapper

Royal Engineers 99526  

Photo courtesy Simon Johnson

Charles Greenhough

1918 Crich voters
Charles Greenhough, Whatstandwell; absent on military service

Notes
Born at Crich Carr in 1886, Charles was a gritstone mason before becoming a steam labourer. After the war he was actively involved with and supported the Whatstandwell football team.

Derbyshire Courier 2 August 1919
CRICH, LEA, AND HOLLOWAY
Sapper Charles Greenhough of Whatstandwell, who has been serving with the RFA for about four years mostly in Palestine and Egypt arrived home a few day ago. It is over three years and a half sincehe was on leave. Pte Walter Bunting of Robin Hood, Whatstandwell, has also arrived home

With thanks to Simon Johnson.

Whatstanswell football team 1923

Medal Roll Index Cards
He was awarded the Victory and British War Medals.

 

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Crich Carr

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Wiliam Greenhough Head 43 Quarryman Crich Carr
Sarah Ellen Greenhough wife 41   Whatstandwell
Elizabeth Greenhough daughter 16 Factory hand Crich Carr
Emma Greenhough daughter 13 Scholar Crich Carr
James Greenhough son 11 Scholar Crich Carr
Lydia Greenhough daughter 8 Scholar Crich Carr
Charles Greenhough son 5   Crich Carr
Sarah Ann Greenhough daughter 1   Crich Carr
Phoebe Greenhough daughter 3 month   Crich Carr

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1901: Whatstandwell

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Sarah E Greenhough Head (wdw) 50   Wirksworth
Emma Greenhough daughter 22 Hosiery seamstress Crich Carr
James Greenhough son 20 Gritstone mason Whatstandwell
Lydia M Greenhough daughter 18 Hosiery seamstress Crich Carr
Charles Greenhough brother 14 Gritstone mason Crich Carr
Phoebe Greenhough g.daughter 12   Crich Carr
Sara Ann Greenhough daughter 10   Crich Carr

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1911: Whatstandwell

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Emma Greenhough Head (single) 32 House keeper Crich Carr
James Greenhough brother 29 Stone mason Crich Carr
Charles Greenhough brother 23 Steam labourer Crich Carr
Phoebe Greenhough neice 22 Factory machinist seamstress Crich Carr
Sara Ann Greenhough sister 21 Factory machinist seamstress Crich Carr
William Greenhough nephew 3   Crich Carr

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Charles Greenhough's brother James Greenhough is also on the Roll of Honour.