Thomas Grant

1826–1892 (Age 66)
Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Grant was born about 1826, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Grant, was 32 and his mother, Mary Hall, was 29. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Eliza Ann Thomas. He lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. He died in January 1892, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66.

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Thomas Grant
Eliza Ann Thomas
William Thomas Grant
Elizabeth Alice Grant

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  • Eliza Ann Thomas




  • William Thomas Grant


  • Elizabeth Alice Grant


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World Events (5)


Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

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 28

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

1 English and (especially) Scottish (of Norman origin), and French: nickname from Anglo-Norman French graund, graunt ‘tall’, ‘large’ (Old French grand, grant, from Latin grandis), given either to a person of remarkable size, or else in a relative way to distinguish two bearers of the same personal name, often representatives of different generations within the same family.2 English and Scottish: from a medieval personal name, probably a survival into Middle English of the Old English byname Granta ( see Grantham ).3 Probably a respelling of German Grandt or Grand .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Thomas Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Thomas Grant, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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