NameWilliam GRAINGER , 1C3R
Birthabt 1856, East Rigton, Yorkshire
FatherJohn GRAINGER (~1827-1903)
MotherCharlotte Louise NUNNS (1823-1903)
Birthabt 1863
ChildrenGeorge Harold (~1887-)
 Fanny Beatrice (~1889-)
 Ethel M. (1891-)
 Reginald (~1894-)
Notes for William GRAINGER
In the 1861 census Bardsey Cum Rigton civil parish, Wetherby district. John Grainger, head, married, age 33, Ag. Lab. born Ulleskelf, Yorkshire. Wife Louisa Grainger, age 37, born Horsforth. Daughter Sarah Grainger, age 7, born East Rigton. Son William Grainger, age 5, born East Rigton.

In the 1871 census, Bardsey and Rigton civil parish, East Rigton, Whetherby district, Boston sub district, Rigton Bank. John Grainger, head, married, age 43, farmer of 75 acres, employing 1 boy, born East Rigton. [this must be a mistake] Wife Louisa Grainger, age 46, born Horsforth. Daughter Sarah Grainger, age 17, born East Rigton. Son William Grainger, age 15, born East Rigton. Daughter Mary Grainger, age 3, born East Rigton.

In the 1881 census Wetherby registration district, Boston sub district, civil parish Bardsey Cum Rigton, Yorkshire. John Grainger, head, married, age 53, Farmer of 68 acres, born Ulleskelf, Yorkshire. Wife Charlotte L. Grainger, age 57, Farmer’s Wife, born Horsforth. Son William Grainger, unmarried, age 25, Farmer’s son, born E. Rigton. son Richard Grainger, age 17, farmer’s son born E. Rigton. Daughter Mary Grainger age 13, born E. Rigton. Daughter Annie L. Grainger, age 8 born Rigton. Albert E. Lowe, nephew, unmarried, age 20, clerk (Disengaged), born East Keswick, Yorkshire. [Thus it would seem Charlotte is Albert’s mother’s sister]

Parish Records All Hallows, Bardsey, Yorkshire
July 26, 1886 William Grainger, age 30, bachelor, farmer, residence East Rigton, father John Grainger, farmer and Sarah Ellen Mitchell, age 25, spinster, residence Stamford, father William Mitchell, engineer. In the presence of Thomas Thiel? and Elizabeth Scott her mark.

In the 1891 census 4 Forres? Street, Northwest Leeds, Leeds, Yorkshire. Head William Grainger, age 35, Oyer’s Carrier, born East Rigton, Yorkshire. Wife Sarah E. Grainger, age 30, born Stamford, Lincolnshire. Son George H. Grainger, age 4, born Leeds. Daughter Fanny B. Grainger, age 2, born Leeds. Daughter Ethel M. Grainger, age 2 months, born Leeds.

In the 1901 census 13 Heddon St., Headingley cum Burley, Yorkshire. Head William Granger, married, age 44, [can’t decipher the occupation], worker, born Rigton, Yorkshire. Wife Nellie Grainger, age 39, born Stamford, Lincolnshire. Son Harold Grainger, age 14, cloth? warehouse, born Leeds. Daughter Beatrice Grainger, age 12, born Leeds. Son Reginald Grainger, age 7, born Leeds.

There is a William Granger listed in the October to December 1908 death index, age 53, Leeds district Yorkshire West Riding, volume 9b, page 337
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