Some Facts that have been found.

1. The Grimason Family at times have adopted the Grimshaw surname one particular family have even adopted the Harris surname.
The proof of this is by way of the Probate of John GRIMASON otherwise GRIMSHAW as per probate listing in the Will Index held in Dublin Ireland. " GRIMSHAW otherwise GRIMASON John { 142 } 1 May 1903 Probate of the will of John GRIMSHAW otherwise GRIMASON late of Kilmoiraty County Armagh Farmer who died 5 February 1903 granted at Armagh to William GRIMSHAW otherwise GRIMASON Farmer."

 

 

2. The Family of Zacharias Grimason and Elizabeth Grimason nee Fox;

Rebecca Grimason, Bapt, 05 February 1855, Balteagh."Seagoe Parish Records"

Elizabeth Grimason, Bapt, 28 June 1856, Kernan."Seagoe Parish Records"

Millicent Grimason, Bapt, 25 March 1859, Kernan."Seagoe Parish Records"

Cornilius Grimason, Born, 24 December 1860, Bapt, 10 March 1865, Portadown. " Portadown Parish Records"

Thomas Grimason, Born, 24 August 1862, Bapt, 10 March 1865, Portadown. " Portadown Parish Records"

David Grimason, Born 14 August 1864, Portadown, County Armagh. "IGI batch C701232"

Joseph Grimason, Born 18 March 1868, Portadown, County Armagh."IGI" "Irish Birth Index Vol 6 Page 841"

Shadrac Grimeson, Born 7 Jul. 1870, Portadown, County Armagh. "IGI" "Irish Birth Index Vol 11 Page 700"

1881 Census of Lanark, Scotland, the above Family was listed under the Grimshaw surname.

1891 Census of Lanark, Scotland, the above Family was listed under the Grimshaw surname.

 

 

3. Robert Henry Grimason ( Grimmason on Application of Crown Grant (see below)) ( Grimshaw in "GANGES" clipper ship manifest ( see index cards) below. The "GANGES" arrived at Auckland, New Zealand on 14th February 1865 ex Queenstown now known as Chob, County Cork, Ireland.
Note: Passenger index cards for the "Waikato Immigration Scheme" as below.

I Have since found evidence of Robert using the Grimason surname here in New Zealand as late as 1876 concerning a court case about a smoking pipe.

 

Waikato Immigration Scheme Index Cards

 

 

 

 

See also the Application for Grown Grant below.

Land Grant