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Brum Report 16 Apr 2012 14:03

I am wishing to make contact if possible with any of the descendents of the children from James Grindrod & Ethel Bowden, married 17/6/1909 Bradninch, Devon.

The Bowdens are from Bradninch and Grindrod is from Lancashire.

Possible children.
Name Date of Birth
Robert P 1911
James 1913
Lola 1914
Betty 1919
Harry 1922
Joan 1924 Died Birmingham 1979 (this my mother)
Ken 1927

Many Thanks



brummiejan Report 16 Apr 2012 15:36

Have you tried checking other members' trees? Use 'search trees' in dark green bar above.
You can then send a message to anyone with a match.


Reggie Report 16 Apr 2012 17:27

There is a free site where you can look for info, and it's very easy to use


Reggie Report 16 Apr 2012 17:35

Name: Betty May Niespor
Birth Date: 21 Nov 1919
Date of Registration: Feb 1986
Age at Death: 66
Registration district: Bath
Inferred County: Somerset
Volume: 22
Page: 267

Name: Lola Doris M Bayley
Birth Date: 22 Jun 1914
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1982
Age at Death: 67
Registration district: Gloucester
Inferred County: Gloucestershire
Volume: 22
Page: 2328


Reggie Report 16 Apr 2012 17:36

Name: Lola D M Bayley
Birth Date: abt 1915
Age: 33
Port of Departure: Hong Kong, China
Arrival Date: 22 Apr 1948
Port of Arrival: Southampton, England
Ports of Voyage: Colombo
Ship Name: Strathnaver
Search Ship Database: View the 'Strathnaver' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: Peninsula and Orient Steam Navigation Company Ltd
Official Number: 132659

Also on board, Michael J aged 7 and Sandra M aged 3

Destination 20PTC, RAF


Reggie Report 16 Apr 2012 17:46

1911 census - household transcription
Person: GRINDROD, Ethel
Address: 21 Bickfords Lane Teignmouth

GRINDROD, James Henry Head Married M 25 1886 House Painter Cornwall Launceston VIEW
GRINDROD, Ethel Wife Married
1 years F 25 1886 Devon Bradninch VIEW
GRINDROD, Philip Son Single M 0 (3 MONTHS) 1911 Devon Teignmouth VIEW


RG number:
RG14 Piece:
12692 Reference:
RG14PN12692 RG78PN729 RD272 SD1 ED2 SN508

Registration District:
Newton Abbot Sub District:
Teignmouth Enumeration District:
2 Parish:


Reggie Report 16 Apr 2012 17:48

Name: Robert Philip H Grindrod
Birth Date: 28 Dec 1910
Date of Registration: Jul 1984
Age at Death: 73
Registration district: Plymouth
Inferred County: Devon
Volume: 21
Page: 1461


Brum Report 16 Apr 2012 19:08

Reggie & Brumiejan,

Many thanks for your help.

Best Regards



Joan Report 19 Mar 2013 21:15

Are you interested in knowing more about Robert Bowden and Jane Paw married in Bradninch in 1837


jax Report 19 Mar 2013 21:34

welcome to the boards Joan

I think Brum was interested in finding living relatives of the Grindrod this was posted almost a year ago Brum may not be checking for replies now, you could send a private message if you wish by clicking on his/her name


Marliene Report 25 Mar 2013 16:42

My mother, Hannah Whiteside (nee Bittles) born 2.11.1892 had relatives in Bury, one of whom was called Elsie? who married Ormrod Grindrod both of them worked in o ne of the local cotton mills. I would be interested to hear whether there is any connection here, Elsie an Ormrod Grindrod were living in Fairfield, Bury they had a daughter.


Reggie Report 25 Mar 2013 17:29


This is an old posting..........

If you wish to explore the possibility of a connection send a message to Brum by clicking on the name

Or you could research Ormerod's family , to see whether they connect with the man who married in 1909 in Devon.....and stayed there..........having been born in CORNWALL

Marriages Dec 1916 (>99%)
Grindrod Ormerod Millett Bury 8c 979
Marriages Dec 1916 (>99%)
Millett Elsie Grindrod Bury 8c 797

Someone hasn't transcribed the records very carefully