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Robert Nichols Grant, b 1811

Leeds, Yorkshire

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Robert Nichols Grant was a toll collector at Roundhay Rd, Leeds. His daughter, Emily, married William Hampshire Buckroyd, and they are great grandparents of my wife.

Descendants of John Grant
1.  JOHN1 GRANT
       
Child of JOHN GRANT is:
2.                i.    ROBERT NICHOLS2 GRANT, b. 24 Nov 1811, Leeds, York; d. Aft. 1881.
 
Generation No. 2 
2.  ROBERT NICHOLS2 GRANT (JOHN1) was born 24 Nov 1811 in Leeds, York, and died Aft. 1881.  He married ELIZA.  She was born Abt. 1812 in Leeds, York, and died Aft. 1881.
       
Children of ROBERT GRANT and ELIZA are:
                   i.    JOHN3 GRANT, b. Abt. 1839; m. ELIZABETH; b. Abt. 1837.
                  ii.    ROBERT GRANT, b. Abt. 1840.
                 iii.    GEORGE GRANT, b. Bef. 15 May 1842, Holy Trinity Micklegate, York.
3.              iv.    JOE GRANT, b. Abt. 1845.
                  v.    WILLIAM GRANT, b. Abt. 1847.
                 vi.    SIPON GRANT, b. Abt. 1850.
                vii.    ELIZA GRANT, b. Abt. 1853.
               viii.    SARAH JANE GRANT, b. Abt. 1855.
4.              ix.    EMILY ANN GRANT, b. Abt. 1858; d. 1905, Bradford, Yorkshire.
 
Generation No. 3
3.  JOE3 GRANT (ROBERT NICHOLS2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1845.
       
Child of JOE GRANT is:
                   i.    CHARLES HERBERT4 GRANT.
 
 
4.  EMILY ANN3 GRANT (ROBERT NICHOLS2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1858, and died 1905 in Bradford, Yorkshire.  She married WILLIAM HAMPSHIRE BUCKROYD 01 Feb 1879 in Westgate Chapel, Bradford, son of WILLIAM HAMPSHIRE and MARY BUCKROYD.  He was born 05 Nov 1854 in 22 Spring St. West Leeds, Yorkshire, and died 08 Apr 1892 in 137 Chassum St., Manningham, Bradford.
       
Children of EMILY GRANT and WILLIAM BUCKROYD are:
                   i.    JACK4 BUCKROYD.
                  ii.    ELIZA MARY HAMPSHIRE BUCKROYD, b. Abt. 1880, Possible GRO 1881q1 9c164 Barnsby.
                 iii.    ALICE HAMPSHIRE BUCKROYD, b. 11 Apr 1881, Bradford, Yorkshire; d. 27 Feb 1929, Bradford; m. JOHN WILLIAM MOWBRAY, 04 Mar 1905, Baptist Chapel, Birch St., Girlington, Bradford; b. 22 Dec 1878, Bradford, York, England; d. 26 Oct 1939, Bradford, Yorkshire.
                 iv.    ALBERT HAMPSHIRE BUCKROYD, b. Abt. 1885.
                  v.    LILY HAMPSHIRE BUCKROYD, b. Abt. 1887.
                 vi.    CHARLES BUCKROYD, b. Abt. 1889.
                vii.    ROSIE BUCKROYD, b. Abt. 1891.


NOTES for ROBERT NICHOLS GRANT:
NAME
The marriage certificate of daughter Emily states that the marriage occured at Westgate Chapel, Bradford on Feb. 1, 1879. William Hampshire Buckroyd, 24, Bachelor, Mechanic and living at 24 Seal St., Manningham married Emily Ann Grant, 21, Spinster, living at 17 Bavaria Place, Manningham. William's father is not listed. Emily's father is Robert Nichols Grant, Cloth. Witnesses were Sarah Jane Grant and John Stafford.

TOLL HOUSE
In the 1851 census Robert is a "toll bar keeper" and in the 1871 census he was a "toll collector" living in Snaygil which is near where the Toll house on Roundhay Rd in Leeds used to be. Perhaps that is where he worked.
Source: email Fiona Grant, Feb 2009
 
BIRTH
ROBERT NICHOLS GRANT 
Birth:  24 NOV 1811   
Christening:  29 DEC 1811   Saint Peter, Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father:  JOHN GRANT  Family
Messages: Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date. 
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                C151052  1809 - 1811  0918377   Film  6900088   Film 
 
1851 CENSUS
Robert N Grant, Hd, Mar, 39, Toll bar keeper, collector, b. Leeds
Eliza, wife, 39
John, 12, butcher
Robert, 11, scholar
George, 8, scholar
Joe, 6, scholar
William, 4
Sipon, 10 months
Source: Ancestry.com, Leeds, H0107/2320
 
1861 CENSUS
Not found in census.

1871 CENSUS
Robert N Grant, Hd, mar, 59, Toll collector, residing at Snaygil, b. Leeds
Eliza, wife, 59, toll collector
Eliza, dau, 18, unm
Source: Ancestry.com, RG10/4268, folio 25, p 44
 
1881 CENSUS
John Grant, Hd, mar, 42, butcher, b. Leeds
Elizabeth, wife, 44, b. Ulleskelf, York
George, son, 17, Leeds
Robert N Grant, father, 69, "nil" occupation listed, Leeds
Eliza, wife, 69, Leeds
Living in North West Leeds, 9 Cambden Terrace
Source: Ancestry.com, RG11/4525, folio 102, p 25
 
1891 CENSUS ENGLAND
No record of Robert Nichols Grant (and variants of this name) was found in the Bradford area in a search on Ancestry Plus. If correct, he may be deceased.
       
Children of ROBERT GRANT and ELIZA are:
                   i.    JOHN3 GRANT, b. Abt. 1839; m. ELIZABETH; b. Abt. 1837.
 
Notes for JOHN GRANT:
1881 CENSUS
John Grant, Hd, mar, 42, butcher, b. Leeds
Elizabeth, wife, 44, b. Ulleskelf, York
George, son, 17, Leeds
Robert N Grant, father, 69, Leeds
Eliza, wife, 69, Leeds
Living in North West Leeds, 9 Cambden Terrace
Source: Ancestry.com, RG11/4525, folio 102, p 25
 
                  ii.    ROBERT GRANT, b. Abt. 1840.
                 iii.    GEORGE GRANT, b. Bef. May 15, 1842, Holy Trinity Micklegate, York.
 
Notes for GEORGE GRANT:
GEORGE GRANT 
Christening:  15 MAY 1842   Holy Trinity Micklegate, York, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father:  ROBERT GRANT, Mother:  ELIZA    
Messages:  Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date. 
Source Information: 
Batch No.:  Dates:  Source Call No.:  Type:  Printout Call No.:  Type: 
C011103  1813 - 1864  0990869   Film  6909816   Film 
 
                 iv.    JOE GRANT, b. Abt. 1845.
                  v.    WILLIAM GRANT, b. Abt. 1847.
                 vi.    SIPON GRANT, b. Abt. 1850.
                vii.    ELIZA GRANT, b. Abt. 1853.
 
Notes for ELIZA GRANT:
1871 CENSUS
Robert N Grant, Hd, mar, 59, Toll collector, residing at Snaygil, b. Leeds
Eliza, wife, 59, toll collector
Eliza, dau, 18, unm
Source: Ancestry.com, RG10/4268, folio 25, p 44
 
LATE CHRISTENING
Eliza Grant 
Christening:  16 MAR 1870   Manningham, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father:  Robert Nichols Grant, Mother:  Eliza    
Source Information: IGI
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 I008637          Film 
 
               viii.    SARAH JANE GRANT, b. Abt. 1855.
 
Notes for SARAH JANE GRANT:
Sarah is a sister of Emily as stated in the 1871 census. A Sarah Jane Grant was a witness at Emily's wedding so it is assumed that Sarah Jane is her sister. WRS
 
1871 CENSUS
The Bradford 1871 cenus, shows Emily, 13 and sister Sarah, 16, both silk drawers, both born in Leeds, living at 5 Silver St., Manningham, Bradford as nieces of their uncle James Williams, 55, mechanic fitter, born Hunslet, Leeds and aunt Sibyl, born Leeds.
Source: Ancestry.com, RG10/4485, folio 34, p 12
 
LATE CHRISTENING
Sarah Jane Grant 
Christening:  16 MAR 1870   Manningham, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father:  Robert Nichols Grant, Mother:  Eliza    
Source Information: IGI
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 I008637          Film 
 
                  ix.    EMILY ANN GRANT, b. Abt. 1858; d. 1905, Bradford, Yorkshire; m. WILLIAM HAMPSHIRE BUCKROYD, February 01, 1879, Westgate Chapel, Bradford; b. November 05, 1854, 22 Spring St. West Leeds, Yorkshire; d. April 08, 1892, 137 Chassum St., Manningham, Bradford.
 
LATE CHRISTENING
Emily Anne Grant 
Christening:  16 MAR 1870   Manningham, Yorkshire, England
Parents: Father:  Robert Nichols Grant, Mother:  Eliza    
Source Information: IGI
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 I008637          Film 
 
1871 CENSUS
James Williams, hd, mar, 55, mechanic fitter, b. Hunslet, Leeds
Sibyl, wife, 51, b. Leeds
Sarah Grant, niece, 16, silk drawer, b. Leeds
Emily Grant, niece, 13, silk drawer, b. Leeds
All living at 5 Silver St., Manningham, Bradford
Source: Ancestry.com, Bradford, RG10/4485, folio 34, p 12