Abel Grindrod

December 1850–
Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Abel

When Abel Grindrod was born in December 1850, in Rochdale, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Grindrod, was 39 and his mother, Martha Heap, was 38. He lived in Castleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Grindrod
1811–
Martha Heap
1812–
Ann Grindrod
1832–
Abraham Grindrod
1837–
Martha Grindrod
1839–
Edmund Grindrod
1845–
James Grindrod
1834–1890
Sarah Ann Grindrod
1840–
John Grindrod
1842–
Alice Grindrod
1847–
Abel Grindrod
1850–

Parents and Siblings

    John Grindrod

    Male1811–Male

    Martha Heap

    Female1812–Female

siblings

(9)

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 4

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 9

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1884

Age 34

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Rochdale, Lancashire, so named from Old English grēne ‘green’ + rod ‘clearing’ ( see Rhodes ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Abel Grindrod in household of John Grindrod, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Abel Grindrod in household of John Grindrod, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Abel Grindrod in household of John Grindrod, "United States Census, 1870"

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