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Name: William Grant

Burial Number: 0126

Gender: Male

Occupation: Boot and Shoemaker

Born: 00/00/1821

Died: 00/1/1887

Buried: 22/01/1887


William Job Grant was born in Ramsgate, Kent, c1821. His parents were, Stephen Hills Grant, 35yrs, Mariner, and Sarah Grant, 35yrs. William was baptised on 2nd January 1825, at St. Lawrence in Thanet. He had a brother, David, possibly a twin, and at the age of 15yrs, David was apprenticed to a carpenter, and William was apprenticed to a cordwainer (shoemaker).

On 23rd December 1849, William married Eliza Maxted Watson, at St. Mark, Myddleton Square, Islington. William was now a boot and shoemaker, in 1851 they lived in Clerkenwell, and their daughter, Mary Eliza, was born. They had 2 sons, William Job, born in 1855 in Thanet, and John, born in 1858 in Margate, Kent. By 1861 the family were living in Broadwater, Worthing, where William continued his trade as a boot and shoemaker until his death in January 1887, aged 66yrs.

Researcher: Maggi Martin

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Further Information


Name: William Job Grant

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1821

Town: Ramsgate

County: Kent

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 23/12/1849

Spouse First Name: Eliza

Spouse Second Name: Maxted

Spouse Last Name: Watson

Town of Marriage: Islington

County of Marriage: London

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 00/1/1887

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 2: 39

Address line 3: Market Street

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at Adelaide Place, Ramsgate, Kent. Stephen Grant, 50yrs, Mariner, wife, Sarah, 50yrs, sons, David, 15yrs, Apprentice Carpenter, and Job, 15yrs, Apprentice Cordwainer.


Living at 20, Weston Road, Clerkenwell, Middlesex. William Grant, 28yrs, Bootmaker, wife. Eliza, 26yrs, daughter, Mary Eliza, 4months.


Living at Alma Cottage, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex. William Grant, 38yrs, Bootmaker, wife, Eliza, 38yrs, daughter, Mary 10yrs, son, John, 3yrs, mother, Mary Packer, 72yrs, Greengrocer’s shopkeeper.


Living at 8, Market Street, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex. William Grant, 49yrs, Shoemaker, wife, Eliza, 49yrs, daughter, Mary E. 20yrs, servant, son, William J. 17yrs, Labourer.


Living at 39, Market Street, Broadwater, Worthing, Sussex. William Grant, 60yrs, Bootmaker, wife, Eliza, 60yrs, granddaughter, Eliza Wight, 3yrs, 3 lodgers, Richard Hacker, widower, General Labourer, Henry Hacker, 14yrs, Shop Boy, and Francis Hacker, 16yrs.

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