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Louisa (Lou) Grant

Louisa (Lou) Grant

I40   Female 1914 - 1999  (85 years)    Has 26 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Nickname Lou 
    Relationshipwith Arthur Thomas Chamberlain
    Born 29 Mar 1914  Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • At 11:00pm
    Christened 17 May 1914  Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Cook  [1
    • Lou worked as a cook in both private/domestic and business settings. After she left Dornoch she worked for a short time in London for people connected with those who had stayed with her mother during the game-shooting season in Scotland. One of these positions was in the household of Lady Violet Bonham Carter.
      In 1958, during her time as cook with Prince of Wales Orthopaedic Hospital, Rhydlafar, Cardiff, she was part of the team that won first prize in the Hospitals Cooking Competition at the Hotel and Catering Exibition at Olympia in London. In later life she worked as a cook with organizations such as British Steel and Marks & Spencer.
    Residence From Jul 1939 to 1999  Pentyrch, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 19 Jun 1999  Church Village, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Pentyrch, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 4 siblings 
    Branches Chamberlain, George (I-28), McDonald, Robert (I-1022), Murray, William (I-1058)

    Father AncestorsWilliam (Beal) Grant
              b. 7 Dec 1873, Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 20 Dec 1945, Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother AncestorsLouisa McDonald
              b. 27 Dec 1876, Traquair, Peeblesshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Aug 1953, Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1904  Melrose, Roxburghshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Address: George & Abbotsford Hotel 
    • Officiating Minister: Jardine Wallace of Traquair; Witnesses: Duncan Pope McLeod & Christina McDonald (sister of bride?). William recorded as living at Evelix Cottage, Dornoch & Louisa at Darnick, Melrose
    Family Census 3 Apr 1911  Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6    |  Family Chart

    Husband AncestorsArthur Thomas (Acko) Chamberlain
              b. 9 Aug 1910, Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 27 Jun 1991, Church Village, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 1 Jul 1939  Pentyrch, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address: St Catwg's Church 
    • winessed by Louisa's Brother, George and Arthur's Mother
    Children
    Married1. Living
     
    Photos
    Louisa Grant and Arthur Thomas Chamberlain
    Louisa Grant and Arthur Thomas Chamberlain
    Graham's Parents at Pentyrch, 1935
    'Acko' and Lou
    'Acko' and Lou
    Graham's parents, Newport 1990
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2006 16:22:24 
    Family ID F2    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Mar 1914 - Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 17 May 1914 - Dornoch, Sutherland, Scotland, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address: 28 Heol-y-Pentre - From Jul 1939 to 1999 - Pentyrch, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address: St Catwg's Church - 1 Jul 1939 - Pentyrch, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Septicaemia & Pneumonia - 19 Jun 1999 - Church Village, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address: St Catwg's Church - - Pentyrch, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Village or Hamlet       : Locality or Suburb       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Family Chamberlain-Grant
    Family Chamberlain-Grant
    Graham with his mother and her mother c.1948

    Graham's Photos
    Louisa Chamberlain (née Grant)
    Louisa Chamberlain (née Grant)
    Graham's Mother
    Adam and Lou
    Adam and Lou
    Thomas Adam Grant and sister Louisa Chamberlain (née Grant)
    at the New Theatre in Cardiff, 1950s
    Louisa Chamberlain (née Grant)
    Louisa Chamberlain (née Grant)
    Graham's Mother

    Albums
    Graham's Album
    Graham's Album (4)
    Chamberlains

  • Sources 
    1. [S21] Chamberlain and Grant Families, Graham Chamberlain, (Anecdotal).

    2. [S15] Birth Certificate, (Copy on file).

    3. [S17] Death Certificate, (Copy on file).

    4. [S15] Birth Certificate, (Copy on file), [of daughter Louisa].

    5. [S16] Marriage Certificate, (Copy on file).