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Frederick William Grove [g.6.4]

Frederick William Grove was the fourth child of Henry William Grove & Mary Ann Mays born 1857 at Croydon, Surrey.

In 1861 & 1871 he was at home with his parents in Croydon.

In the 1881 census there is a record for Frederick William Grove, 24, as a leading seaman on HMS Superb.

Frederick William (known as William) emigrated to Australia presumably to join his parents & siblings who had been living in Sydney since 1874.

In 1887 William married Sarah Ann Wallace in Sydney.  They were to have 7 children.

Sarah Ann died, aged 40, on November 16th, 1897 at Alexandria & was buried on November 18th  in the Naval Section of Rookwood Cemetery, Sydney.

Daughter Ettie married William C Langley in 1914 in Sydney.

William died on October 17th, 1945, aged 87, at Lewisham, NSW & was buried on October 18th in Rookwood Cemetery.

The children of Frederick William Grove & Sarah Ann Wallace were:

g.6.4.1  William Henry Grove born February 13th, 1888 in Wollongong, NSW; died September 1st, 1971 at Lewisham, NSW
g.6.4.2  Florence May Grove born 1889 at Waterloo, Sydney; died March 30th, 1890
g.6.4.3  Frederick Charles William Grove born 1892 at Waterloo, Sydney; died March 29th, 1942 & was buried March 31st at the Church of England Cemetery, Woronora
g.6.4.4  Harriet (Ettie) Louise Grove born May 13th, 1893 at Waterloo, Sydney; died July 7th, 1968 at Bankstown, NSW
g.6.4.5  George Albert Grove born 1894 at Waterloo, Sydney; died March 2nd, 1895 at Waterloo, NSW
g.6.4.6  Arthur James Grove born April 23rd, 1896 at Waterloo, Sydney; died May 20th, 1918 at Morlancourt, France
g.6.4.7  Sarah Ann Grove born 1897; died 1897 in Sydney


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