James Owen of Penrhos

and his descendants

William and Susan’s son William Greengrass (1902 - 1904) [b Croydon 1902, 1st qt] was christened at St. Augustines South Croydon on 26 October 1902. He died at the age of 2 [Croydon 1904, 2nd qt].

Their daughter Margaret Ellen Greengrass (1904 - 1988), born on 13 July 1904 [Croydon 1904, 3rd qt], was christened at St. Augustines on 1 October 1904. Margaret married Ernest J Potter very late in life [Croydon 1967, 4th qt]; she died in 1988 [Croydon, Jan 1988].

Another daughter Vera Greengrass (1906 - 1907), born on 24 December 1906 [Croydon 1907, 1st qt], was christened at St. Augustines on 22 May 1907. She was the twin of Enid (below) and survived only a few months [d Croydon, 1907, 2nd qt]. Her grandmother, Maria R. Greengrass, who either lived with the family or next door, died at about the same time, aged 54 [Croydon, 1907, 2nd qt]; their deaths might have been related.

Vera's twin Enid Greengrass (1906-1993) married Albert Maurice Baldwin (b 22 Feb 1907, [Barnet 1907, 2nd qt]) on 7 June 1930 at St Augustine’s, Croydon [Croydon 1930 2nd qt]. In 1931 they had a son Gerald Maurice Baldwin [Croydon 1931 3rd qt]. Gerald married Gwendoline F Chenery [Croydon 1958, 3rd qt] and they had a son and a daughter before going to live in New Zealand; on 25 June 1965, when Gerald was 34, the family arrived in Auckland from Melbourne aboard SS Orlama. Gerald visited England but sadly he died of cancer on 23 December 1997, within about six months of his return to New Zealand. He was buried at North Shore Memorial Park, Auckland.

Albert died in the winter of 1978/9 [Croydon 1979, 1st qt] and Enid died in 1993, aged 86 [Worthing, Apr 1993]. There are living descendants.

William and Susan’s youngest child Gwladys Greengrass was born on 3 March 1909 [Croydon 1909, 2nd qt]. She married Sidney P Glover in 1940 [Surrey Mid E 1940, 1st qt]. They had two sons. Gwladys died in 2002 [Croydon Oct 2002]. There are living descendants.