James Grover

1826–
Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Grover was born in 1826, in Burghfield, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Grover, was 37 and his mother, Maria Chamberlain, was 31. He married Sarah Butler on 25 September 1853, in Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Reading St Giles, Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901.

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Family Time Line

James Grover
1826–
Sarah Butler
1834–
Marriage: 25 September 1853
Fred Grover
1855–1902
Harry Grover
1864–
Sarah Annie Grover
1867–
Lucy Grover
1869–
Miriam Elizabeth Grover
1874–
William James Grover
1857–1952
John Grover
1858–
Emily Grover
1860–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 September 1853
Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1830

Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 54

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 North German: occupational name for a ditch or grave digger, from Middle Low German grove ‘hollow’, ‘grave’.2 Americanized form of German and Swiss Gruber .3 Southern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove, a variant of Grove 1 + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James Grover, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • James Grover, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Grover, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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