Amelia Maxsted

19 July 1863–1942 (Age 78)
Victoria, Australia

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Maxsted was born on 19 July 1863, in Victoria, Australia, her father, Charles Henry Maxsted, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Snelling, was 26. She married Robert Humphrey Grigg in 1885, in Victoria, Australia. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1942, in Geelong, Victoria, Australia, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Robert Humphrey Grigg
1858–1930
Amelia Maxsted
1863–1942
Marriage: 1885
Rosy May Grigg
1885–1958
Robert William Humphery Grigg
1887–1965
Philip George Frederick Grigg
1890–1916
Arthur James Grigg
1893–1917
Dorice Amelia Jane Grigg
1896–1964
Geoffrey Thomas Morley Grigg
1898–1989
Eunice Marjorie Grigg
1902–1954

Spouse and Children

    Robert Humphrey Grigg

    Male1858–1930Male

    Female1863–1942Female

MARRIAGE
1885
Victoria, Australia
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Henry Maxsted

    Male1822–1882Male

    Sarah Snelling

    Female1837–1911Female

siblings

(6)

    Mary Ann Maxsted

    Female1859–1940Female

    George Henry Maxsted

    Male1861–1927Male

    Female1863–1942Female

    Rosalia Jane Maxsted

    Female1866–1940Female

    Charlotte Maria Maxsted

    Female1868–1871Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1867

Age 4

End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870

Age 7

British troops withdraw from Australia.
1892

Age 29

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

English (Kent): habitational name from Maxted Street in Kent.

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

Story Highlight

Amelia Maxsted

AMELIA MAXSTED 1863-1942 9VQ8-DYK Amelia was born in Geelong in 1863 long before women were able to vote so it is difficult to discover what her occupation was in th …

Sources (3)

  • Amelia in entry for Robert H. Grigg, "Australia Deaths and Burials, 1816-1980"
  • Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922 - Amelia Maxtead, born 1863
  • Australia, Death Index, 1787-1985 - Amelia Grigg, deceased 1942

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