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date: 11 August 2020

Grimston, Robertlocked

(1816–1884)
  • Gerald M. D. Howat

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Grimston, Robert (1816–1884), cricketer and promoter of telegraphy, fourth son of James Walter Grimston, first earl of Verulam (1775–1845), and his wife, Charlotte (1783–1863), second daughter of Charles Jenkinson, first earl of Liverpool, was born at 42 Grosvenor Square, London, on 18 September 1816. He was a descendant of ...

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