Grimshaw Entries in the Canadian 1881 Census

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The 1881 Canadian census identified 17 Grimshaw families and individuals – two families in Quebec and the remainder in Ontario. The census information is available on CDs and online at the LDS Family History Center in Salt Lake City.

Webpage Credit

Summary of Grimshaw Entries

Tabulation of Grimshaws in the 1881 Census

References

Webpage Credit

Thanks go to the LDS Family History Library for making its online information on the 1881 Canadian census available to the public.

Summary of Grimshaw Entries

The information on the Grimshaw families and individuals identified in the 1881 census is summarized in the following table.

 

Head, Spouse

 

Children

 

Location

 

Notes

 

Charles, Lucinda

 

4

 

Huntington, QZ

 

Town of Franklin

 

William, Mary

 

2

 

Huntington, QZ

 

Neighbor to and probable son of Charles & Lucinda

 

William, Marie

 

4

 


Frontenac,ON

 

Wolfe Island

 

William Mary

 

1

 


Frontenac,ON

 

Wolfe Island

Henery, Lucinda

 

2

 


Frontenac, ON

Kingston

 

Jerimiah, Phebe

 

8

 


Hastings North, ON

 

Town of Huntingdon

 

Robert

 

 

Northumberland East,ON

 

Living with Crawford family

 

Robt.

 

 

York,ON

 

Living in boarding house

 

Elizabeth

 

4

 

York North, ON

 

Widow with young children; living with mother-in-law?

 

William, Darah

 

3

 

Simcoe South,ON

 

 

Margaret

 

2

 

Peel, ON

 

Widow and children living with Snell family

 

Thomas, Rebecca

 

5

 

Peel, ON

 

 

George, Jane

 

4

 

Halton,ON

 

 

Lephaph, Mary

 

6

 

Grey South, ON

 

 

Abert

 

 

Grey South, ON

 

Neighbor to and probable son of Lephaph and Mary

 

Joseph, Mary Ann

 

7

 

Middlesex East,ON

 

 

Levi, Catherine

 

1

 

Kent,ON

 

 

Tabulation of Grimshaws in the 1881 Census

The total number of individuals in the 1881 census with the Grimshaw surname is 81. Additional detail on the 17 entries is provided below.

 

1. Census Place:

 


Franklin, HuntingdonQuebec, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375842 NAC C-13206 Dist 72 SubDist C Page 33 Family 158

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Charles GRIMSHAW

M

M

56

 

English

Q <Quebec>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

C. Methodist

Lucinda GRIMSHAW

F

M

59

 

U.S. <American>

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

Congregational

Chester GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

20

 

 

 

Q <Quebec>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

C. Methodist

Alberta GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

17

 

 

 

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Martha GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

15

 

 

 

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Euphema GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

13

 

 

 

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Census Place:

 

Franklin, HuntingdonQuebec, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375842 NAC C-13206 Dist 72 SubDist C Page 34 Family 159

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

William GRIMSHAW

M

M

30

 

English

Q <Quebec>

Occ:

Labourer

Religion:

C. Methodist

Mary GRIMSHAW

F

M

26

 

Irish

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Charley GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

3

 

 

 

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Joseph GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

<1

 

 

Q <Quebec>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Born:

Nov; 5/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Census Place:

 


Wolfe Island, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375871 NAC C-13235 Dist 115 SubDist D Div 3 Page 22 Family 98+

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

William GRIMSHAW

M

M

39

 

Ontarian

England

 

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Presbyterian C

Marie GRIMSHAW

F

M

39

 

Irish

 

Ireland

 

 

Religion:

Presbyterian C

Robert GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

11

 

Ontarian

Ontario

 

Occ:

Student

Religion:

Presbyterian C

Maud GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

7

 

Ontarian

Ontario

 

Occ:

Student

Religion:

Presbyterian C

Martha GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

1

 

Ontarian

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Presbyterian C

Russell
GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

6

 

Ontarian

Ontario

 

Occ:

Student

Religion:

Presbyterian C

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. Census Place:

 


Wolfe Island, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375871 NAC C-13235 Dist 115 SubDist D Div 3 Page 25 Family 108+

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

William GRIMSHAW

M

M

72

 

Irish

Quebec

 

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Church of England

Mary GRIMSHAW

F

M

65

 

Irish

Ireland

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Mary GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

21

 

Irish

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Census Place:

 


Cataraqui Ward, Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375871 NAC C-13235 Dist 116 SubDist G Page 60 Family 304+

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Henery GRIMSHAW

M

M

35

 

German

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Hotel Keeper

Religion:

Church of England

Lucinda GRIMSHAW

F

M

28

 

Irish

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Robert GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

4

 

German

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Aloruse GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

2

 

German

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Census Place:

 


Huntingdon, Hastings North, Ontario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375874 NAC C-13238 Dist 122 SubDist A Div 2 Page 7 Family 29

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Jerimiah GRIMSHAW

M

M

53

 

English

Ontario

 

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

E. Methodist

Phebe GRIMSHAW

F

M

54

 

German

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Hariott E GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

27

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Lester GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

25

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Wellington GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

23

 

English

Ontario

 

Occ:

Farm Labourer

Religion:

E. Methodist

Almira GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

21

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Willett GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

19

 

English

Ontario

 

Occ:

Farm Labourer

Religion:

E. Methodist

Helena GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

17

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Alfred GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

15

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Jane Ann GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

12

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

Fredrick BONE

M

W

79

 

German

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

E. Methodist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Census Place:

 


Percy, Northumberland EastOntario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375875 NAC C-13239 Dist 123 SubDist F Div 2 Page 7 Family 28

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Thomas HOWARD

M

W

68

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

C. Methodist

Jane HOWARD

F

 

 

35

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

William HOWARD

M

 

 

13

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Anna HOWARD

F

 

 

10

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

Alvena HOWARD

F

 

 

5

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Methodist

John CRAWFORD

M

 

 

64

 

Irish

Ireland

 

Occ:

Shoemaker

Religion:

Church of England

Robt. GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

68

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Shoemaker

Religion:

Church of England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Census Place:

 


St David’s Ward, Toronto, York,Ontario,Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375881 NAC C-13245 Dist 134 SubDist B Div 1 Page 111 Family 606

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Elizabeth SPINKS

F

W

40

 

Scottish

Scotland

 

Occ:

Bording House

Religion:

Presbyterian

Andrew MOREY

M

M

22

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Blacksmith

Religion:

Catholic

Thomas CLARK

M

M

27

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Crains Man

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Robt. GRIMSHAW

M

M

32

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Blacksmith

Religion:

Church of England

Daniel MCGEVINGAN

M

M

48

 

Irish

Ireland

 

Occ:

Carpenter

Religion:

Catholic

Robt. RALLANTYNE

M

 

 

34

 

Scottish

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Carpenter

Religion:

Presbyterian

Alfred JARER

M

 

 

32

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Baker

Religion:

Church of England

James SPINK

M

 

 

12

 

Scottish

Quebec

 

 

 

Religion:

Presbyterian

Mary SPINK

F

 

 

9

 

Scottish

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Presbyterian

William SPINK

M

 

 

6

 

Scottish

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Presbyterian

Joseph HARPER

M

 

 

19

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Tailor

Religion:

Church of England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Census Place:

 


Aurora, York North,OntarioCanada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375885 NAC C-13249 Dist 137 SubDist D Page 1 Family 2

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Elizabeth GRIMSHAW

F

W

34

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

P Methodist

Thomas GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

12

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

P Methodist

B. Ester GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

6

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

P Methodist

T. Herbert GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

4

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

P Methodist

B. Lewis GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

2

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

P Methodist

Sarah GRIMSHAW

F

W

67

 

English

England

 

 

 

Religion:

Quaker

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Census Place:

 


Tecumseth,Simcoe South, Ontario, Canada


 

Source:

FHL Film 1375886 NAC C-13250 Dist 138 SubDist A Div 2 Page 69 Family 334

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

William GRIMSHAW

M

M

35

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Painter

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Darah GRIMSHAW

F

M

27

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Albert E. GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

4

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

George R. GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

2

 

English

O
<
Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Sarah A. GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

<1

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

 

 

Born:

Jan; 3/12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11. Census Place:

 


Chinguacousy, Peel,Ontario, Canada


 

Source:

FHL Film 1375888 NAC C-13252 Dist 140 SubDist B Div 1 Page 17 Family 75

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Joseph G. SNELL

M

 

 

35

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Mary A. SNELL

F

W

65

 

English

England

 

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Richard P. SNELL

M

 

 

30

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Emma SNELL

F

 

 

24

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Matilda SNELL

F

 

 

20

 

English

O
<

Ontario
>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Margaret GRIMSHAW

F

W

37

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Thomas GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

13

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

Kennith GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

9

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Methodist Canada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. Census Place:

 


Streetsville, PeelOntario,Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375888 NAC C-13252 Dist 140 SubDist D Page 28 Family 128

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Thomas GRIMSHAW

M

M

33

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Blacksmith

Religion:

Church of England

Rebecca GRIMSHAW

F

M

30

 

Irish

Ireland

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Laura GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

12

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Nellie GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

10

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Joseph GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

8

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

John GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

5

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Violet GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

2

 

English

Ontario

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Sarah HUGGARD

F

 

 

19

 

English

Ontario

 

Occ:

Seamstress

Religion:

Church of England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Census Place:

 


Trafalgar, Halton, Ontario,Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375893 NAC C-13257 Dist 150 SubDist C Div 2 Page 55 Family 253

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

George GRIMSHAW

M

M

31

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

C. Methodist

Jane GRIMSHAW

F

M

29

 

Irish

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Presbyterian

Ida May GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

6

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Going To School

Religion:

C. Presbyterian

Maud GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

3

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Presbyterian

Sarah GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

2

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

C. Presbyterian

George
E. GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

<1

English

O
<

Ontario
>

 

 

Religion:

C. Presbyterian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. Census Place:

 


Egremont, Grey South, Ontario, Canada


 

Source:

FHL Film 1375896 NAC C-13260 Dist 154 SubDist E Div 2 Page 17 Family 79

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Lephaph GRIMSHAW

M

M

45

 

English

Q <Quebec>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Mary GRIMSHAW

F

M

36

 

Scottish

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Joel GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

20

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer Son

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Bessie GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

19

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Edwin GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

18

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer Son

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Ester GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

15

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Ellen GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

14

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

Margeret GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

12

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Latter-Day Saints

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15. Census Place:

 


Egremont, Grey South,OntarioCanada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375896 NAC C-13260 Dist 154 SubDist E Div 2 Page 17 Family 80

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Abert GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

23

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Weslyan Methodist

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. Census Place:

 


Westminster, Middlesex East, Ontario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375904 NAC C-13268 Dist 167 SubDist A Div 2 Page 22 Family 104

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Joseph GRIMSHAW

M

M

40

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Carpenter

Religion:

Church of England

Mary Ann GRIMSHAW

F

M

38

 

English

England

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Joseph GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

15

 

English

England

 

Occ:

Carpenter

Religion:

Church of England

Leonard GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

11

 

English

England

 

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Francis GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

8

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Marion GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

6

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

George GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

5

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Frederick GRIMSHAW

M

 

 

3

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Celia Louise GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

1

 

English

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17. Census Place:

 


Wallaceburg,Kent, Ontario, Canada

 

Source:

FHL Film 1375916 NAC C-13280 Dist 180 SubDist H Page 18 Family 98

 

 

 

Sex

Marr

Age

Origin

BirthPlace:

Levi GRIMSHAW

M

M

39

 

English

O <Ontario>

Occ:

Farmer

Religion:

Church of England

Catherine GRIMSHAW

F

M

37

 

French

O <Ontario>

 

 

Religion:

Church of England

Mary GRIMSHAW

F

 

 

16

 

English

USA

 

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