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Maj. John Owden MacGregor Greer (Thomas) J.P., D.L.
16 April 1869 in Sea Park, Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim, Ireland, United Kingdom
9 June 1941 in Tullylaghan House, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Born 20 May 1837 - Died 20 September 1905
Born 19d 2mo 1842 - Died 7d 5mo 1917
 Spouse 1
Born 16 December 1864 - Died 16 February 1930
1 March 1892 in Clutton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom [ s3933 ]
 Child 1
Born 10 July 1896 -
 Child 2
Born 22 October 1897 - Died 5 October 1953
 Spouse 2
Born 30 November 1905 -
9 March 1931 in Paddington, Londow, England, United Kingdom [ s4673 ]
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Birth Certificate of John Owden MacGregor Greer - 16 April 1869Birth Certificate of John Owden MacGregor Greer - 16 April 1869
[RFSS Mar 2020]

Some time before his going to Eton College John must have had the name by which he was know changed from John to Thomas.

Ireland Births and Baptisms
Name: John Owden MacGregor Greer
Event Type: Christening
Event Place: Carrickfergus
Event Place (Original): Carrickfergus
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 16 Apr 1869
Birthplace: Carrickfergus
Father's Name: Thomas Greer
Mother's Name: Margaret O.
Reference ID: - 2:1THK9NB
GS Film Number: 571399
Digital Folder Number: 005412707
[RFSS Mar 2020]

Ireland Civil Registration Birth Indexes
Name: John Owden MacGregor Greer
Registration District: Larne
Registration Year: 1869
Volume Number: 6
Page Number: 705
Index Number: 227
[RFSS Mar 2020]

Baptised at Templecorran, Co. Antrim, Ireland.
Sold Sea Park and leased Tullylagan from his cousin Frederick.
Educated at Eton and Trinity Hall Cambridge.
County Councillor and Deputy Lieutenant.

1901 Census record taken on Sunday, 31 March.
Residents of a house 5 in Tullylaghan (The Sandholes, Co. Tyrone)
 SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
1GreerThomas MacGregor31MaleHead of FamilyChurch of Ireland
2GreerDorinda Florence36FemaleWifeChurch of Ireland
3GreerGladys Sylvia MacGregor4FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
4GreerMargaret Elizabeth MacGregor3FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
5BusheFrances Elizabeth44FemaleSister in LawChurch of Ireland
6ThompsonMargery Rea45FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
7HaugheyMaria49FemaleServantRoman Catholic
8MahonEleanor Jane28FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
9RossFanny Evelyn26FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
 BirthplaceOccupationLiteracyMarital StatusSpecified Illnesses
1Co. AntrimMagistrateRead and writeMarried-
2Co. Tyrone-Read and write Married-
3London--Not Married-
4Co. Tyrone--Not Married-
5Co. Tyrone-Read and writeNot Married-
6Co. TyroneCookRead and writeWidow-
7Co. TyroneParlour MaidRead and writeNot Married-
8Kings CountyNurseRead and writeNot Married-
9RosscommonDomesticRead and writeNot Married-
[RFSS Feb 2011]

1911 Census record taken on Sunday, 2 April.
Residents of a house 8 in Tullylaghan (The Sandholes, Co. Tyrone)
 SurnameForenameAgeSexRelation to headReligion
1GreerThomas MacGregor41MaleHead of FamilyChurch of Ireland
2GreerGladys Sylvia MacGregor14FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
3Greer Margaret Elizabeth MacGregor13FemaleDaughterChurch of Ireland
4BusheFrances Elizabeth54FemaleSister in LawChurch of Ireland
5BranderMargaret Elizabeth44FemaleServantChurch of Scotland
6HaugheyMaria59FemaleServantRoman Catholic
7SteeleMary32FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
8St. JohnLilian Harriet27FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
9HusseyMary Jane Louisa26FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
10BennisonMary Jane20FemaleServantChurch of Ireland
 BirthplaceOccupationLiteracyMarital StatusYears MarriedChildren BornChildren Living
1Co. AntrimJustice of the PeaceRead and writeMarried---
2LondonScholarRead and writeSingle---
3Co. TyroneScholarRead and writeSingle---
4Co. WestmeathPrivate IncomeRead and writeSingle---
5ScotlandGovernessRead and writeSingle---
6Co. TyroneLady's MaidRead and writeSingle---
7Co. FermanaghCookRead and writeSingle---
8Co. LongfordParlour MaidRead and writeSingle---
9Co. MeathHouse MaidRead and writeSingle---
10Co. TyroneKitchen MaidRead and writeSingle---
[RFSS Feb 2011]

To view an Obituary for Thomas see Obituary
[RFSS Jun 2011]
England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index
Name: Thomas MacGregor Greer
Spouse's Name: Dorinda Florence Lowry
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration Year: 1892
Registration District: Clutton
County: Somerset
Event Place: Clutton, Somerset, England
Volume: 5C
Page: 855
Line Number: 296
[RFSS Feb 2015]
England and Wales Marriage Registration Index
Name: Thomas MacGregor Greer
Spouse's Name: Leonie Caroline Esther Handcock
Registration District: Paddington
County: London
Registration Year: 1931
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Page: 131
Line Number: 5
Volume: 1A
[RFSS Mar 2020]
[ s3933 ] Marriage Registration - England and Wales, Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005 - Marriage of Thomas MacGregor Greer and Dorinda Florence Lowry registered 1st Quarter 1892 in Clutton Registration District, Somerset, England, United Kingdom - Volume: 5C, Page: 855, Line Number: 296 - MR1892-01-03-TMG-DFL
[ s4673 ] Marriage Registration - Marriage of Thomas MacGregor Greer and Leonie Caroline Esther Handcock registered 1st Quarter 1931 in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdom - Registration District: Paddington, County: London, Registration Year: 1931, Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar, Page: 131, Line Number: 5, Volume: 1A - MR1931-09-03-TMG-LCEH
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