James Grimmett

1817–
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
1817–
Augusta Maria Cleveland
1818–1898
Marriage: 19 July 1838
Augusta Anne Rebecca Grimmett
1839–
Joseph William James Grimmett
1843–
Charles Frederick Grimmett
1851–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 July 1838
Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

    Augusta Anne Rebecca Grimmett

    Female1839–Female

    Joseph William James Grimmett

    Male1843–Male

    Charles Frederick Grimmett

    Male1851–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Grimmett

    Male1791–Male

    Ann Smallwood

    Female1792–Female

siblings

(4)

    Charles Monroe Grimmett

    Male1814–Male

    George Grimmett

    Male1815–1903Male

    Male1817–Male

    John Grimmett

    Male1820–Male

World Events (7)

1823

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.

Possible Related Names

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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