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Offline hamram64

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What does "Grand" mean?
« on: Sunday 24 August 14 16:07 BST (UK) »
I'm doing some research into my wife's family.  I have found her ggggrandfather's death record and says he died of grand.  Any ideas what this would mean?

Offline JenB

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Re: What does "Grand" mean?
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 24 August 14 16:11 BST (UK) »
It says he died of 'Gravel' which is an old term for Kidney Stones
http://www.thornber.net/medicine/html/medgloss.html
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Re: What does "Grand" mean?
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 24 August 14 16:16 BST (UK) »
Yes I agree with Jen, definitely Gravel.

Another useful site for you
http://www.antiquusmorbus.com/english/englishg.htm

Jan ;)
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bedfordshire - farr, carver,handley, godfrey, newell, bird, emmerton, underwood,ancell
buckinghamshire- pain
cambridgeshire- bird, carver
hertfordshire- conisbee, bean, saunders, quick,godfrey
derbyshire- allsop, noon
devon - griffin, love, rapsey
dorset- rendall, gale
somerset- rendall, churchill
surrey/middlesex - douglas, conisbee, childs, lyon groombridge

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Re: What does "Grand" mean?
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 24 August 14 16:34 BST (UK) »
Thank you, gravel makes much more sense than grand.