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Hon. and Rev. Edward Grimston

Hon. and Rev. Edward Grimston (1822-1865)

Hon. Edward Harbottle Grimston was born in Mayfair on 2 April 1812, the second son of James Bucknall Grimston, later 1st Earl of Verulam. On 15 June 1842 he married Frances Horatia Morier, daughter of John Philip Morier and his wife, Horatia Maria Francis Seymour. The couple had three children.

The Clergy List of 1866 lists Hon. Edward Harbottle Grimston M.A. as Rector of Pebmarsh and Great Henny in Essex.

He was also an English amateur cricketer. He was mainly associated with Cambridge University and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), making 30 known appearances in first-class matches from 1832 to 1849. He was a right-handed batsman (RHB) and an underarm medium pace bowler.

The Hon. and Rev. Edward Harbottle Grimston died at Pebmarsh on 4 May 1881, at the age of 69.

Photographed by Camille Silvy on 13 April 1861.

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