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Of all the Anglo-Saxon names to come from Britain, Grindell is one of the most ancient. The name is a result of the original family having lived at the chapelry of Grindall in the parish of Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Grindell Early Origins



The surname Grindell was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Grindell Spelling Variations


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Grindell Spelling Variations



The first dictionaries that appeared in the last few hundred years did much to standardize the English language. Before that time, spelling variations in names were a common occurrence. The language was changing, incorporating pieces of other languages, and the spelling of names changed with it. Grindell has been spelled many different ways, including Grindall, Grindal, Grindle, Grindell, Grindel and others.

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Grindell Early History


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Grindell Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grindell research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1519 and 1583 are included under the topic Early Grindell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grindell Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grindell Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Grindell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Grindell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • William Richard Grindell, English convict from London, who was transported aboard the "Adelaide" on April 16, 1855, settling in Western Australia [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

Grindell Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • James Grindell landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840 aboard the ship Look-in

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grindell (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grindell (post 1700)



  • Thomas F. Grindell, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1900

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Grindell Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2014, November 17) Adelaide voyage to Western Australia, Australia in 1855 with 261 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/adelaide/1855

Other References

  1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
  4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
  5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  9. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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The Grindell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grindell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 22 July 2016 at 13:23.

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