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Thomas James Grigg

Thomas James Grigg

Male 1835 - 1902  (66 years)

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  • Name Thomas James Grigg 
    Born 6 Nov 1835  Beccles, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Tea Planter & Ships Capt. 
    Died 15th June 1902  Maskeliya,Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I38  griggfamilytree
    Last Modified 13 May 2014 

    Father Rev.Thomas Nattle Grigg,   b. 14 Feb 1811, Duloe,Cornwall, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Feb 1884, Theberton Estate,Maskelyia,Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Jemima Stokes Burt,   d. 1863, Clifton,Bristol,Gloustershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 5 Jul 1834  Damerell, Devon England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

    Family Lucy Sarah Malpas,   b. 2 10 1842, Kingston st Mary Somerset Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 11 1920, ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Children 
     1. Minnie May Grigg,   b. 28th October 1871, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17th March 1909, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Hubert Arthur Grigg,   b. 3 8 1873,   d. 26 Dec 1933, Paris France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     3. Harold Ernest Grigg,   b. 12th July 1875, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Stanley Hastings Grigg,   b. 1878,   d. 28 Jun 1940, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     5. Maxwell Gordon Grigg,   b. 1881, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1949, Nuwara Eliza, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     6. Godwin Wynstanley Grigg,   b. 1881, Theberton,Maskelyia,Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jul 1954, Adelaide Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Zoe Grigg,   b. Nov 1882, Theberton,Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Irene Freda Grigg,   b. Apr 1883, Theberton, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F32  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Thomas&Lucy Grigg
    Thomas&Lucy Grigg
    Thomas James Grigg
    Thomas James Grigg
    Theberton Estate 2017
    Theberton Estate 2017

  • Notes 
    • Fergusons Directory 1871
      Thomas James was an assistant on Hunuagalla Estate ,Dimboola,It was
      then a coffee estate.
      "[IT:THOMAS NATTLE GRIGG - THEBERTON ESTATE @ 1880
      A TOMBSTONE IN THE CHURCH YARD OF THE ALL SAINTS CHURCH, MASKELIYA
      BEARS THE FOLLOWING
      INSCRIPTION- QUOTE &. "FEB 29, 1884 - THE REVD: THOMAS NATTLE GRIGG,
      BA., CANTAB., LATE
      RECTOR OF LAMBLEY, NOTT. DIED AT THEBERTON, MASKELIYA, ON THE EVE OF
      HIS DEPARTURE FOR
      HOME. AGED 73". UNQUOTE.:IT]
      THEBERTON ESTATE (3000 FEET), SITUATED AT THE FOOT-HILLS OF THE
      "SEVEN-VIRGINS"
      MOUNTAINS IN MASKELIYA, TODAY IS A DIVISION OF HAPUGASTENNE ESTATE. OF
      THE ORIGINAL ESTATE
      HAPUGASTENNE OWNS ONLY A BLOCK OF 30 ACRES WITH THE BUNGALOW,
      THE REST HAVING BEING BOUGHT
      BY PRIVATE CONCERNS SOME TIME BACK ALONG WITH THE FACTORY. THIS AREA
      BRIEFLY CAME TO
      PUBLIC NOTICE WHEN AN AIRCRAFT CARRYING MUSLIM PILGRIMS TO MECCA
      CRASHED AGAINST THE
      MOUNTAINSIDE THE 1970'S .
      IN THE FERGUSONS DIRECTORY OF 1898 THE FOLLOWING RECORD IS FOUND:
      THEBERTON ESTATE
      TAMIL NAME- SANDANAM WATTS
      PROPRIETORS / LESSEES- HEIRS OF REV. T.N. GRIGG
      AGENTS / CORRESPONDENTS- COLOMBO COMMERCIAL CO. LTD
      RESIDENTS & MANAGERS- R.A. GALTON AND H.W. GEORGE
      ESTATE EXTENT 206 ACRES
      TEA EXTENT- 201 ACRES
      POST TOWN- WATAWALA
      IN THE FERGUSONOS DIRECTORY OF 1925 THE NAME H.A. GRIGG APPEARS AS
      FOLLOWS:
      PORTMORE & ALDOURIE ESTATE- 4700 FT
      TAMIL NAME- CORTMORE & PANCHAKAREN THOTTAM
      RESIDENT MANAGER- H.A. GRIGG
      ESTATE EXT 310 ACRES
      TEA EXTENT 172 ACRES
      PORTMORE ESTATE NOW IS OWNED BY AGRAPATANE PLANTATIONS LIMITED. THIS
      SAME FERGUSON
      DIRECTORY (1925) YEILDS A FURTHER REFERENCE TO H.A. GRIGG AS THE AGENT
      FOR NATBOURNE
      ESTATE (5500 FEET / 172 ACRES, THE OWNERSHIP OF WHICH WAS HELD BY A
      CERTAIN MRS SAYERS
      MARSHALL AND NATBOURNE NOW FORMS A DIVISION OF DIYAGAMA WEST ESTATE)"
      information supplied by Dilhan C. Fernando (Dilmah Tea,Colombo)
      E.T.Grigg planter Hemmingford,Avissawella (son of Edward Evan Grigg)
      HA Grigg planter and manager of Portmore, Agrapantana
      SH Grigg planter Theberton , Watawala,, Maskeliya
      MG Grigg planter Nutbourne , Ambawela.
      HA Grigg proprietor Lammermoor, Watawala
      Theberton appears to be the family home I think most of the children
      were born there.


      From: Jeremy Martin
      Date: 07/12/15 07:18:29
      To: dennisg@clubtelco.com
      Subject: Comments

      Comments: An excerpt from my Great Grandmother's reminiscences of 1888 (written in 1949) about my Great Grandfather who was the superintendent at Luccombe estate near Maskeliya, and is buried in the church near there; I thought you might be interested!

      '..About a mile from us lived Mr and Mrs Grigg (another Tea estate). She was my dearest friend. She had 8 children and was the best of mothers. She was truly good. She was one of "the Brethren", but too far off ever to attend "the Meetings". She lent me books about babies and was always the first to come to see mine on each occasion. '