Edward Harold S. Grant

21 June 1896–March 1977 (Age 80)
Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Edward Harold S.

When Edward Harold S. Grant was born on 21 June 1896, in Heanor, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Grant, was 36 and his mother, Rosa Ann Tredwell, was 36. He married Amy Florence Dawson on 2 February 1918. He lived in Banbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Bournemouth, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in March 1977, in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Edward Harold S. Grant
Amy Florence Dawson
Marriage: 2 February 1918

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2 February 1918
St Peter, Dartmouth Park Hill, England

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 22

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall’, ‘large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harold Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Harold E S Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Harold Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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