The generations and branches of the Chrimes family share a name that has its roots in the ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture of Britain. The name Chrimes comes from the baptismal name for the son of Grimme
Early Origins of the Chrimes family
The surname Chrimes was first found in East Cheshire
where they held a family seat
from very early times.
Early History of the Chrimes family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chrimes research.Another 379 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1279, 1329, 1400, 1605, 1657, 1628, 1701, 1614, 1690, 1646, 1660 and are included under the topic Early Chrimes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Chrimes Spelling Variations
Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon
surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations
. Changes in Anglo-Saxon
names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Chrimes include Grimes, Grimm, Grime, Grimme, Grimmes and others.
Early Notables of the Chrimes family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Sir George Grimes (1605-1657), an English politician, Member of Parliament for Haslemere (1628-29) supported the Royalist cause in the English Civil War; Robert Graham or... Another 32 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Chrimes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Chrimes family to Ireland
Some of the Chrimes family moved to Ireland
, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.Another 131 words (9 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Chrimes family to the New World and Oceana
Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Chrimes or a variant listed above:
Chrimes Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Samuel Chrimes, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States from Dudley, in 1905
- Charles Chrimes, aged 10, who emigrated to the United States from Dudley, England, in 1913
- Jane Chrimes, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Dudley, England, in 1913
- Mary Chrimes, aged 30, who settled in America from Liverpool, England, in 1914
- William B. Chrimes, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Liverpool, England, in 1914
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Chrimes Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century
- Harry Chrimes, aged 39, who emigrated to Vancouver, Canada, in 1919
Historic Events for the Chrimes family
- Mr. Norman Chrimes, British Able Bodied Seaman, who sailed into battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
HMS Prince of Wales Crew members. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.forcez-survivors.org.uk/biographies/listprincecrew.html