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Who is my grandfather?? Posted 20/2/13 GRAINGER

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Abbigail

Abbigail Report 20 Feb 2013 22:09

Hi all,
Im looking for the correct info for my great great grandfather.
His name was Robert Grainger born around im unsure when he was born but.....
His wife was called Frances A Hackett, they were married in 1916 in Northamptonshire and they had a daughter called Priscilla who was born in stourbridge.
I believe Frances may have called herself Alice too.

Would be brilliant if anyone could help out :-D

Thanks Abbi x

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 20 Feb 2013 22:13

If you buy their marriage certificate it should give you an approximate age for Robert and also name his father if he knew him. This will make it easier to find the right Robert Grainger in the 1911 census. This is the reference for the certificate:-


Name: HACKETT, Frances A
Registration district: Northampton
County: Northamptonshire
Year of registration: 1916
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Spouse's last name: Grainger
Volume no: 3B
Page no: 118

Name: GRAINGER, Robert
Registration district: Northampton
County: Northamptonshire
Year of registration: 1916
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Spouse's last name: Hackett
Volume no: 3B
Page no: 118

Kath. x

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Feb 2013 22:15

The marriage cert will cost you £9.25..................worth every penny to get accurate info

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 20 Feb 2013 22:15

This is the only Robert Grainger that comes up in Northamptonshire on the 1911 census on Findmypast website:-

1911 census transcription details for: West Haddon Rugby

National Archive Reference:
RG14PN8479 RG78PN438 RD164 SD3 ED8 SN32
Reg. District: Daventry
Sub District: Long Buckby
Parish: West Waddon
Enum. District: 8

Address: West Haddon Rugby
County: Northamptonshire

Name Relation Condition/
Yrs married Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born

COLLINS, Clara Head Married F 50 1861 Wenwick Northampton
GRAINGER, Robert Son Single M 18 1893 Farm Labourer Acton London<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
GRAINGER, Edna Daughter F 13 1898 School Daventry Northampton

Since his mother's name is different to his it looks as though she may have remarried.

Kath. x

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Feb 2013 22:16

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Frances Alice Grainger
Birth Date: 3 Mar 1894
Date of Registration: Feb 1988
Age at Death: 93
Registration district: Northampton
Inferred County: Northamptonshire
Volume: 7
Page: 2971

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Feb 2013 22:18

1911 England Census
Name: Alice Hackett
Age in 1911: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Northampton
Civil parish: Northampton
County/Island: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Street Address: 42 Harding Terrace Northampton
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Boot Closer
Registration district: Northampton
Registration District Number: 163
Sub-registration district: St Giles
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Household schedule number: 254
Piece: 8390
Household Members:
Name Age
Frederick Daniel Hackett 62
Rhoda Hackett 56
Henry Elizabeth Hackett 21
Alice Hackett 17
David Hackett 14

KathleenBell

KathleenBell Report 20 Feb 2013 22:19

This is probably Frances's birth:-

Name: HACKETT, Frances Alice
Registration district: Northampton
County: Northamptonshire
Year of registration: 1894
Quarter of registration: Apr-May-Jun
Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume no: 3B
Page no: 43

Kath. x

Reggie

Reggie Report 20 Feb 2013 22:19

England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2006
Name: Robert Grainger
Birth Date: 26 Dec 1892
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1980
Age at Death: 88
Registration district: Northampton
Inferred County: Northamptonshire
Volume: 7
Page: 2688

Abbigail

Abbigail Report 26 Feb 2013 16:02

Thanks Kath and Reggie. That looks like the right ones. Ive ordered a marriage cert for the marriage and hopefully it will be that Grainger because theres loads of info on him :) :-D