James Grove

Brief Life History of James

When James Grove was born in 1856, in Halesowen, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Grove, was 29 and his mother, Matilda Tromans, was 27. He married Charlotte Ray in 1878, in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Dudley, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Rowley Regis, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died in 1923, in Dudley, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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James Grove
Charlotte Ray
Marriage: 1878
James Grove
John Thomas Grove
Edith Grove
Florence Matilda Grove
Ethel Grove

Sources (12)

  • James Grove, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • James Grove, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • James Grove, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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World Events (5)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

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


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove or thicket, from Middle English grove, Old English grāf, or a habitational name from any of various places so named.

English (of French Huguenot origin): Anglicized form of French Le Groux (see Groux ) or Le Greux.

German: northern variant of Grob .

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

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