William and Rachel (Nelson) Grimsahw

Progenitors of a Family of Grimshaws in
Yorkshire

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William Grimshaw, an 8th generation descendant of Edward and Dorothy (Raner) Grimshaw, married Rachel Nelson and had five children – Mary Ellen, John Henry, William Thomas, George Arthur, and Josiah Grimshaw. This family and its descendants are not recorded in the descendant chart of Edward and Dorothy Grimshaw (see companion webpage); this additional information has been provided by Chris Sergeant.


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Summary Descendant Chart

Brief Biographies of William and Rachel Grimshaw and Selected Ancestors and Descendants

Doris, Elsie and Marjorie (Madge), Daughters of William and Kate (Tomlinson) Grimshaw

Elsie and Doris Grimshaw

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Thanks go to Chris Sergeant for providing the information and photos on this webpage.

Summary Descendant Chart

William and Rachel (Nelson) Grimshaw are shown in bold. Additional names and dates
from Chris Sergeant (beyond those included on the Edward
and Dorothy Raner Grimshaw webpage
) are indicated in italics.

 

 

 

Edward Grimshaw (About 1559 – 22 Jun 1635) & Dorotye Raner

|–Abraham Grimshaw (1603 – 1670) & Sarah ( – 21 Sep 1695)

|–|–JeremyJeremiah Grimshaw* (21 Jul 1653 – 12 Aug 1721) & Mary STOCKTON ( – 6 Jan 1692/1693)

|–|–|–Joshua GRIMSHAW (12 Apr 1687 – 8 Jan 1764) & Jane ODDY (1686 – 1771)

|–|–|–|–Mary GRIMSHAW (15 Aug 1711 – 20 Feb 1712/1713)

|–|–|–|–Joshua GRIMSHAW (24 Aug 1714 – 10 Jul 1718)

|–|–|–|–Jane GRIMSHAW (1715 – )

|–|–|–|–Sarah GRIMSHAW (25 Mar 1716 – )

|–|–|–|–Jeremiah GRIMSHAW (10 Oct 1717 – )

|–|–|–|–Joshua GRIMSHAW (22 Jun 1719 – )

|–|–|–|–William GRIMSHAW (17 Jun 1721 – )

|–|–|–|–John GRIMSHAW (5 Dec 1723 – ) & Hannah FIELDHOUSE or CALTHOUSE

|–|–|–|–|–John GRIMSHAW (20 Jan 1760 – )

|–|–|–|–|–Mary GRIMSHAW (27 Sep 1761 – 5 Jul 1784)

|–|–|–|–|–William GRIMSHAW * (1764 – 5 Sep 1829) & Ann GRAINGER (1768 – 1805)

|–|–|–|–|–|–Jonathan GRIMSHAW (20 Jul 1784 – c1844) & Sarah PICKERSGILL (c1781 – 1869)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–John GRIMSHAW (9 Dec 1808 – 14 Feb 1849) & Ann PEARSON (c1811 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Theodosia GRIMSHAW (30 Dec 1831 – ) & George WILKINSON

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–John WILKINSON ??

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–William GRIMSHAW (p3Aug 1833 – 7 Oct 1919) & Rachel Elizabeth NELSON (16 Apr 1830 – 5 Apr 1884)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Mary Ellen GRIMSHAW (c1856 -) & John WALTON (c1856 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elizabeth WALTON

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Ann WALTON

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Maurice WALTON

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–John Henry GRIMSHAW (1859 – 1946) & Florence Mary Ann Atkinson (c1861 – 1956)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–John GRIMSHAW (c1886 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–William GRIMSHAW (c1888 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–George GRIMSHAW (1891 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Henry GRIMSHAW

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Nelson GRIMSHAW (bp 26 Jan1896 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elizabeth ‘Cissy’ GRIMSHAW () & Maurice De GRAEVE ()

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–John H De GRAEVE

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Robert Ben GRIMSHAW (1900 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–William Thomas GRIMSHAW (1862 – 1945) & Kate TOMLINSON 1862 – 1935

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Percy GRIMSHAW (1883 – 1943)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Doris Elizabeth GRIMSHAW (1891 – c1960)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elsie Florence GRIMSHAW (1897 – 1955)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Marjorie GRIMSHAW ( )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–George Arthur GRIMSHAW (c1868 -)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Ethel GRIMSHAW

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Gladys GRIMSHAW & I PULFORD

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Sheila PULFORD

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Mary PULFORD

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Dorothy & Alf TAYLOR

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Michael TAYLOR

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Josiah GRIMSHAW (c1876) & Elana FISHER

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Alice GRIMSHAW

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Margaret GRIMSHAW

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Marjorie GRIMSHAW (d age 2)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Edna GRIMSHAW

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Helen GRIMSHAW (27 Nov 1835 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–David GRIMSHAW (11 Apr 1811 ->1880) & Mary ATKINSON (c1811 – 19 Apr 1889)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–John Atkinson GRIMSHAW (6 Sep 1836 – 31 Oct 1893) & Francis Theodosia HUBBARDE **

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Clara Mary (c1862 – 29 Oct 1874)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Arthur Edmund GRIMSHAW (c1865 – 5 Aug 1913)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Lillian Josephine Theodosia GRIMSHAW (c1866 – 18 Oct 1868)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Enid Frances GRIMSHAW (c1866 – 16 Apr 1937)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Gertrude GRIMSHAW (c1868 – 6 Oct 1874)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Louis H GRIMSHAW (c1870 – >1912) & Marion

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Wilfred Atkinson GRIMSHAW (c1871 – 15 Dec 1937) & Clara Ellen (c1869 – 31 Aug 1957)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Hubert James GRIMSHAW (c1873 – 25 Sep 1874)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Hilda Emily GRIMSHAW (c1875 – 30 Sep 1882)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elaine C GRIMSHAW (1877 – >1912) & PHILLIPS ( – >1912)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Guy Ragland PHILLIPS

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Lancelot George GRIMSHAW (1877 – Dec 1927)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elsie Caroline GRIMSHAW (c1878 – 22 Sep 1882)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Jonathon GRIMSHAW (16 Feb 1841 – 6 Aug 1920) & Mary CLAYTON()

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Amy P GRIMSHAW (c1876 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Charles Edward Atkinson GRIMSHAW (1 Feb 1879 – 1 Nov 1948) & Clara Mary HAW (16 Jun 1883 -)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Frederick Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Joan Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Marjorie Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Patricia Amy Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Charles Edward GRIMSHAW (22 Mar 1902 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Harold William GRIMSHAW (5 Dec 1903 – ) & Annie STRONG

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Marjorie GRIMSHAW (11 Jul 1923 – ) & Ralph Arthur PICKWORTH

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Jessie Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Tom Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Jim Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Grace Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–David GRIMSHAW (24 Mar 1843 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Richard Atkinson GRIMSHAW (1846 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Josiah GRIMSHAW (23 Sep 1848 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Mary Priscilla GRIMSHAW (27 Nov 1851 – ) & Thomas William CRISP

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Theodosia GRIMSHAW (3 Jul 1814 – ) & James Dibden HUBBARDE (11 Apr 1811 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Alfred (29 Jan 1833 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Francis Theodosia HUBBARDE **(29 Jun 1835 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Sarah GRIMSHAW (31 Dec 1815 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Jonathan GRIMSHAW (24 Jan 1818 – 31 Aug 1897) & Eliza Maria TOPHAM (2 May 1818 – 26 Feb 1876)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elizabeth GRIMSHAW (23 Apr 1842 – ) & George Ludwig FAULHABER (6 Apr 1838 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Katherine Enid FAULHABER (2 Dec 1861 – ) & Edward H HAUX ( – 8 Sep 1889)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Ernest Shapheigh HAUX (7 Dec 1887 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–George Grimshaw FAULHABER (2 Dec 1861 – 15 Aug 1864)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Gertrude FAULHABER (6 Jul 1866 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Ernest Arthur FAULHABER (10 Jul 1868 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Eda Margurite FAULHABER (6 Dec 1874 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Blanche Lillian FAULHABER (29 Dec 1876 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Emma GRIMSHAW (24 Aug 1843 – ) & John Peter FROMME Jr.

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Jane Eliza GRIMSHAW (31 Jan 1845 – C 10 Sep 1845)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Eliza Lovesey GRIMSHAW (31 Jan 1845 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Maria GRIMSHAW (25 Jan 1847 – ) & Benton Hart (or Howard) INGRAM (24 Nov 1838 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Nellie Allan INGRAM (24 Jul 1866 – ) & Edmund George WALTON

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Audrey WALTON (1 Nov 1890 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Dorothy WALTON (18 Feb 1894 – ) & Carroll BINDER

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Caroll BINDER Jr (23 Jun 1921 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Mary Kelsey BINDER (17 Feb 1923 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–David BINDER (22 Feb 1931 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Deborah BINDER (22 Feb 1931 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Grace Sophia WALTON (16 Apr 1897 – ) & Philip Cyrus Gunion ( – 4 Nov 1935)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Martin Grimshaw INGRAM (19 Sep 1869 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Charles Howard INGRAM(16 Sep 1872 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Juliet Blance INGRAM(3 Apr 1875 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Bessie Hilda INGRAM(10 Jul 1879 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Caroline GRIMSHAW (4 Jan 1848 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Arthur PICKERSGILL GRIMSHAW (20 Jan 1849 – 25 Apr 1914) & Julia E Carter (C 1850 – 17 Jan 1926)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Kemp Goodlow GRIMSHAW (6 Sep 1871 – 1921)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Arthur Perry GRIMSHAW (17 Jun 1878 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Fanny Cummings GRIMSHAW (21 Sep 1850 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Jonathan Topham GRIMSHAW (28 Nov 1852 – ) & Nannie G Major (14 Sep 1856 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Thomas Topham GRIMSHAW (12 Apr 1879 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Lelia Fannie GRIMSHAW (15 Nov 1880 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Guy Vivion GRIMSHAW (16 Mar 1889 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Edwin Lewis GRIMSHAW (18 May 1893 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Sarah Livesey Annette GRIMSHAW (22 Nov 1855 – 15 Jul 1904) & Herman J RODMAN

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Sallie RODMAN ( – current)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Josiah GRIMSHAW (9 Dec 1819 – 14 Aug 1870) & Sarah CLARK (12 Mar 1825 – 15 Nov 1882)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Henry Clark (27 May 1850 – 24 Nov 1850)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–William Thomas GRIMSHAW (1854 – 13 Feb 1893) & Margaret KETTLEWELL (29 Apr 1857 – 20 Sep 1917)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Constance GRIMSHAW (1895 – 24 Jul 1895)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Dorothy Kettlewell GRIMSHAW ( – 31 Dec 1956)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Annie Jane GRIMSHAW (22 Nov 1855 – 20 Jan 1857)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Edmund Clark GRIMSHAW (23 Mar 1858 – 18 Oct 1859)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Albert Edward GRIMSHAW (62/3 – 25 Apr 1864)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Sarah Emily Grimshaw (c1850 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Alice Hannah Grimshaw

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Fanny Isabel GRIMSHAW (youngest)

|–|–|–|–|–|–|–Elizabeth (12 Dec 1822 – )

|–|–|–|–|–|–Hannah GRIMSHAW (8 Apr 1786 – ) & Joseph MARSHALL

Brief Biographies of William and Rachel Grimshaw and Selected Ancestors and Descendants

 

John Grimshaw 1808 – 1849. A weaver, married to Ann Pearson of Calverley, who was a woolsorter in 1851.

Theodosia GRIMSHAW 1831. In 1851 was working as a general servant at Leeds Infirmary,

William GRIMSHAW 1834 – 1919. Described variously as a cornmiller, railway guard and finally a grocer in Leeds.

Rachel Elizabeth NELSON 1830 – 1884. She was the daughter of William, who was a currier, born in Manchester, but moved to Leeds. Her mother was Sarah, the ninth daughter of Christopher CANBY.

John Henry GRIMSHAW 1859 – 1946. Leather dresser. Lived in Leeds, but seems to have retired to Morecambe.

Nelson GRIMSHAW 1896. Leather factor. In the Tank Corps during WWI.

Elizabeth ‘Cissy’ GRIMSHAW. Newspaper item describes her marriage to Maurice De GRAEVE of Ostend in 1920. In 1938 he was described as a leather manufacturer. They lived in Leeds.

Robert Ben GRIMSHAW 1900. Registered as Robert Baden A leather dresser in Leeds.

William Thomas GRIMSHAW 1863 – 1945 According to the census was born in Birmingham. Kept a grocers shop in Leeds.

Percival GRIMSHAW 1888 – 1943. Lived in Hartley Wintney in Hampshire keeping a chemist shop A member of the Masons.

Doris Elizabeth GRIMSHAW 1891. A teacher at Barwick School. Occasionally mentioned in the local history journal, The Barwicker.

David GRIMSHAW 1811. At various times was a policeman, worked for Pickfords in Norwich and then the railways in Leeds. Said to be a member of the Leeds Philosophical & Literary Society.

John Atkinson GRIMSHAW 1836 – 1893. 1858 married his cousin Frances Theodosia Hubbarde, daughter of James Dibdin Hubbarde. Several of their children died quite young and were buried in Woodhouse cemetery. Lancelot George and Elaine were twins born in Scarborough.

Arthur Edmund GRIMSHAW 1865 – 1913. In 1883 appointed as the first Organist and Master of the Choristers at St Ann’s Cathedral in Leeds. Also the principal conductor of the Leeds Symphony Society from 1896. For several weeks the Leeds newspapers carried several items regarding his disappearance, until his body was found on Hawksworth Moor.

Elaine GRIMSHAW 1877. Married PHILLIPS and had a son Guy Ragland Phillips. Note that a Guy Ragland Phillips wrote a biography of John Atkinson Grimshaw.

Theodosia GRIMSHAW 1814. Married James Dibden Hubbarde. A newspaper article implied he was related to the author Charles Dibden who wrote “Tom Bowling”. Their daughter Frances Theodosia Hubbarde married John Atkinson Grimshaw. Living in Southampton in 1870 on the death of her husband.

 

Doris, Elsie and Marjorie (Madge), Daughters of William and Kate (Tomlinson) Grimshaw

Elsie and Doris Grimshaw

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