Shead Family - Early 1900s

About the Shead Family

John Stewart

The Shead Family. l-r Arthur Shead, Elsie, Gertrude, Gertrude with Mildred, and Gladys in the centre
Photo. loaned by Elsie Pleasance.
This charming photo. shows the Family of Arthur Shead who sailed on some of the famous steam yachts. L-R Grace, Ellen, Gertrude and Gladys, they were all born in Wivenhoe.
Photo loaned by Elsie Pleasance

The Shead family lived in Manor Road  in what was known as the 24 Row.

Arthur Shead had no male heirs.  Arthur Shead’s father, William, had several children and at one stage the Shead family numbered 22.
To see about Arthur Shead’s career as a mariner working on several Steam yachts, click here


This page was added on 08/05/2015.

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  • Ahead family grandmother was Annie Alexander Shead . Lived down in a small cottage along side the railway track. Down a unmadeup road about opposite the old Park gates.

    By (14/10/2018)

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