The Grimshawe family

The Grimshawe family

Above: Unfortunately I haven’t been able to find any images of Samuel Grimshawe. His two daughters, Mary and Genevieve, are pictured above standing either side of the Queen of Spain. Mary (far right) was the last of the Grimshawes. She died in 1930. Much of the...
Errwood Hall auction sale

Errwood Hall auction sale

These two pages from the auction catalogue show the high Victorian style of the Hall’s interior. Click either image to enlarge. Mary Grimshawe-Gosselin of Errwood Hall died on 23rd February 1930. She was the last surviving descendant of the Grimshawe family....
Graves of the Grimshawes

Graves of the Grimshawes

The small mausoleum where the lead coffins were kept before burial has long since disappeared. It stood to the left of the graves. (Click to enlarge.) Samuel Grimshawe died in 1883, leaving the Errwood Estate to his wife, Jessie. It was later inherited by their two...
Errwood Hall auction sale

Goyt memories (1954)

Above: A fine view of Errwood Hall and its ornamental gardens, taken from the path up to the Grimshawe’s hill-top cemetery. This article is taken from a 1954 issue of the Peakland Magazine, and written by Crichton Porteus. It appears on the Whaley Bridge...