John Grainger

1851–1891 (Age 39)
Kepwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Grainger was born on 2 September 1851, in Kepwick, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Grainger, was 32 and his mother, Ann Dalby, was 30. He married Annie Hill about 1875, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Kepwick, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 11 March 1891, at the age of 39.

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John Grainger
Annie Hill
Marriage: about 1875
Robert Hill Grainger
Edith Annie Grainger
Jane Grainger
Elizabeth Grainger
Lillie Grainger
Lottie Grainger

Spouse and Children

about 1875
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 3

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.
1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

Age 12

The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 29

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

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Granger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John Grainger in household of George Grainger, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John Grainger in household of George Grainger, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • John Grainger in entry for George Dyke and Elizth A Grainger, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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