JOHN HENRY GRIMWADE

 

 

Mayor 1904 – 1905.

 

Member of the Liberal Party.

A Nonconformist – Protestant Dissenter – Tacket Street Chapel.

John was elected to the Council in 1887 as one of the representatives of the Westgate Ward.

 

Born: 1848, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1851   Providence Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 2 years old and living with his parents and siblings.

Richard, 35, a Woollen Draper and Hatter.

Elizabeth, 29.

Charlotte, 4.

Charles, 5 months.

2 female general servants.

 

1861   Westegate Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 12 years old and living with his parents, siblings and widowed maternal grandmother.

Richard, 43, a Woollen Draper and Tailor.

Elizabeth, 35.

Elizabeth, 14.

Charles, 10.

Lucy, 8.

Sidney, 7.

Anna, 4.

Emma, 2.

Amy Langdon (nee Wood), 70, born Harwich, Essex.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

The domestic servants were sisters.

 

1871   39, Westgate Street, St. Matthew, Ipswich.

 

John was 22 years old, a Tailor and was head of the household.

mother – Elizabeth, 49.

Emma, 12.

Edward, 8.

Leonard, 6.

 

1881   2, Cornhill and 1, Westgate Street, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 32 years old, a Merchant Tailor. He was married and head of the household.

Mary, 32.

Mary, 5.

Sidney, 3.

Edith, 9 months.

brother – Edward Grimwade, 18, an Assistant Tailor.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1891   Richmond House, Handford Road, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 42 years old, a Tailor and Woollen Draper – employer. He was married and head of the household.

Mary, 42.

Mary, 15.

Sydney, 13.

Edith, 10.

Daisy, 8.

Elizabeth, 6.

Winifred, 4.

Olive, 1.

1 mother’s help.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1901   Bacton House, 63, Fonnereau Road, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 52 years old, a Merchant Tailor – employer. He was married and head of the household.

Mary, 52.

Mary, 25.

Sydney, 23.

Elizabeth, 16.

Winifred, 14.

Olive, 11.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

 

1911   61, Fonnereau Road, St. Margaret’s, Ipswich.

 

John was 62 years old, a Merchant Tailor and Outfitter – employer. He was married and head of the household.

Mary, 62.

Olive, 21.

1 cook.

1 parlourmaid.

1 general maid.

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