James Grimmett

Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Grimmett was born in 1817, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Grimmett, was 26 and his mother, Ann Smallwood, was 25. He married Augusta Maria Cleveland on 19 July 1838, in Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

James Grimmett
Augusta Maria Cleveland
Marriage: 19 July 1838
Augusta Anne Rebecca Grimmett
Joseph William James Grimmett
Charles Frederick Grimmett

Spouse and Children

19 July 1838
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


    Augusta Anne Rebecca Grimmett


    Joseph William James Grimmett


    Charles Frederick Grimmett


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Grimmett


    Ann Smallwood




    Charles Monroe Grimmett


    George Grimmett



    John Grimmett


World Events (7)


Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 16

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 37

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.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of a short form of any of the Germanic personal names beginning with grīm ‘mask’, ‘helmet’ ( see Grime ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Grimmett, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • James Grimmett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Grimmett, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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