John Grimstead

–5 May 1853
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John

John Grimstead was born as the son of William Grimstead and Harriet Mitchell. He died on 5 May 1853, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, and was buried in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Grimstead
1831–1872
Harriet Mitchell
1825–1893
Margaret Grimstead
1850–
Elizabeth Ann Grimstead
1853–1853
Hannah Grimstead
1869–
John Grimstead
–1853
Alexander Grimstead
1855–1902
William Grimstead
1858–1918
Mary Ann Grimstead
1860–1942
Elizabeth Jane Grimstead
1862–
Charlotte Grimstead
1864–
Harriet Grimstead
1864–
Mary Anne Grimstead
1865–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+6 More Children

World Events (3)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Grimstead in Wiltshire, probably so named from Old English grēne ‘green’ + hām-stede ‘homestead’. 2. variant of Grinstead .

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

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Sources (1)

  • John Grimsted, "England and Wales, Death Registration Index, 1837-1920"

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