Holden Family Web
The Grunnill family (I use the later spelling as there are several earlier alternatives) originated in Lincolnshire. The earliest ancestor I have found is John GRUNNILL, the son of Thomas GRUNNILL and Mary PICKERING, who was christened on 10 December 1786 in Winthorpe, Lincolnshire. He married Susanah, born Winthorpe about 1796.
Children of John and Susanah Grunnill
Joseph GRUNNILL married Susanah HANDSLEY, born Winthorpe in 1818, in March 1840.
Joseph Grunnill has not been traced on the 1841 Census, but Susanna appears living at Bank and is described as a 'Charwoman'.
Children of Joseph and Susanna GRUNNILL
Joseph, Susanna and Sarah appear on the 1851 Census as living in Winthorpe, Joseph is described as a 'Mariner'
Joseph, Susanah and Sarah appear on the 1861 Census as living at Roman Bank, Winthorpe, Joseph is described as a 'Fisherman'
Sarah GRUNNILL gave birth to an illegitimate son, Arthur, on 22 May 1870. No father in given on the Birth Certificate.
Joseph, Susanah and Arthur appear on the 1871 Census as living at Roman Bank, Winthorpe, Joseph is described as a 'Labourer'
Sarah Grunnill appears on the 1871 census at Leake, Lincolnshire and is described as a 'Serv .out of place - visitor'
Sarah GRUNNILL married Jabez GRUNNILL, son of William GRUNNILL on 7 October 1878 at the Parish Church Winthorpe.
Sarah and Jabez GRUNNILL appear on the 1881 Census as living at Sea View Terrace, Skegness, Jabez is described as a 'Fisherman'.
Arthur GRUNNILL appears on the 1881 Census living with his Grandparents, Joseph, Susanah at Roman Bank, Winthorpe.
Sarah and Jabez GRUNNILL appear on the 1891 Census as living at Roman Bank, Winthorpe, Jabez is described as a 'Fisherman'.
Joseph and Susan GRUNNILL appear on the 1891 Census as living at Roman Bank, Winthorpe, Joseph is described as a 'Farm Labourer'.
Arthur GRUNNILL has not been traced on the 1891 Census, family legend has it that he went to Canada to work on the Railway.
Arthur GRUNNILL married Emma SCHORAH on December 18 1898 at St Ambrose Church, Walton on the Hill Liverpool.
Children of Arthur and Emma GRUNNILL
Susan Grunnill died in Winthorpe and was buried on 21 May 1899 age 81.
Joseph GRUNNILL appear on the 1901 Census as living at Roman Bank, Winthorpe, Joseph is described as 'Living on parish'.
Arthur and Emma GRUNNILL appear on the 1901 Census as living at Roden Street, Everton, Liverpool, Arthur is described 'Yardman for Callor Park Milk Co (Groom)'. Note: should be 'Callow Park Dairy'
Sarah GRUNNILL died in 1906 age 56.
Joseph GRUNNILL died in 1910 age 93.
Jabez GRUNNILL died in 1921 age 76.
Arthur GRUNNILL died in Liverpool 1953, age 83.
Emma GRUNNILL died 1960 in Liverpool, age 87.
Idris May GRUNNILL married George HOLDEN on 16 April 1924 at St Chads Parish Church, Everton Liverpool.
Idris May HOLDEN died October 1991 in Liverpool age 87.
27 August 2006