Ann Grimshaw

4 December 1757–
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ann

When Ann Grimshaw was born on 4 December 1757, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Edmund Grimshaw, was 42 and her mother, Margaret Peel, was 38.

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Family Time Line

Edmund Grimshaw
1715–
Margaret Peel
1719–1793
William Grimshaw
1735–
Thomas Grimshaw
1749–
Henry Grimshaw
1750–
Mary "Molly" Grimshaw
1755–
Alice Grimshaw
1737–
Mary Grimshaw
1740–
Benjamin Grimshaw
1743–
Edmund Grimshaw
1746–
Margaret Grimshaw
1747–
William Grimshaw
1748–
John Grimshaw
1750–1750
Alice Grimshaw
1750–
Nanny Grimshaw
1751–
Nicholas Grimshaw
1755–
Wensley Grimshaw
1755–
Ann Grimshaw
1757–

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World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 44

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 58

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

Age 66

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

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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Sources (1)

  • Ann Grimshaw, "England, Lancashire, Parish Registers 1538-1910"

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