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Grindrod Early Origins



The surname Grindrod was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Grindrod Spelling Variations


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Grindrod Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Greenroyd, Greenrod, Grindrod, Grindroyd, Grinrod, Grenrod, Grenroyd and many more.

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Grindrod Early History


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Grindrod Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grindrod research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Grindrod History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grindrod Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grindrod Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grindrod 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:

Grindrod Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Grindrod, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1864

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grindrod (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grindrod (post 1700)



  • John M. Grindrod, American politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate 33rd District, 1946
  • Benjamin Grindrod, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 7th District, 1926; Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936, 1948, 1952
  • Nic Grindrod (b. 1975), English racing driver
  • Peter Grindrod CBE (b. 2013), British mathematician, Professor of Mathematics at the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford
  • Simon Grindrod, South African former National Deputy Leader of the Independent Democrats (2007-2008)
  • Phil Grindrod (b. 1963), British cinematographer, active for thirty years from 1933 to 1963
  • David Grindrod, British theatre and television casting director who has worked primarily with Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Sir John Grindrod (1980-1989), English-born, Australian Anglican Archbishop of Brisbane (1920-2009), Primate of Australia (1982-1989)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Grindrod Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grindrod 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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