James Grover

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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James Grover
Sarah Butler
Marriage: 25 September 1853
Fred Grover
Harry Grover
Sarah Annie Grover
Lucy Grover
Miriam Elizabeth Grover
William James Grover
John Grover
Emily Grover

Spouse and Children

25 September 1853
Reading, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


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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