Thomas Grimshaw

16 July 1797–
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Grimshaw was christened on 16 July 1797, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Grimshaw, was 24 and his mother, Ann Grimes, was 22.

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Family Time Line

John Grimshaw
1773–
Ann Grimes
1775–
Thomas Grimshaw
1797–
John Grimshaw
1800–
Peggy Grimshaw
1798–
Betty Grimshaw
1802–
Susanna Grimshaw
1807–1867
Catherine Grimshaw
1808–
Ann Grimshaw
1810–
Mary Grimshaw
1813–
Elizabeth Grimshaw
1813–
Richard Grimshaw
1815–
Peggy Grimshaw
1816–
Betty Grimshaw
1816–
Ellen Grimshaw
1818–

Parents and Siblings

    John Grimshaw

    Male1773–Male

    Female1775–Female

siblings

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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.
1825 · Museum of Lancashire

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in Lancashire, named Grimshaw, from the Old Norse personal name Grímr ( see Grime ) or Old English grīma ‘specter’, ‘goblin’ + Old English sceaga ‘copse’.

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

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