Grant Family

Told by Don Grant to Judy Farmer and Lynn Wells.

INTRO

GEORGE GRANT

00.25   1853 George Grant arrives from Scotland

01.05   Marries Jessie Grant, children

01.30   1869 second marriage, more children

02.10   Began manufacturing Grant Ploughs & other agricultural implements – very                    successful

05.05   Sold business

05.50   Selected land in Simpson’s Rd, more land & established Glenfern

07.40   Involved in local affairs, despite short temper

10.45   Moved into Drouin, died 1892, properties dispersed

11.50   Description of Glenfern in South Gippsland Express 1884

19.00   Obituary Gippsland Independent 1892

 

DONALD DAVIDSON GRANT

21.40  Donald Davidson Grant 1870-1940

22.50  1899 purchased land in Hopetoun Rd, increased to 40 acres and established                  orchard, raised ducks and sold eggs.

25.05  Local activities

24.45  Personality

26.25  Golf course

27.20  Grant temper

 

KEITH GRANT

29.20  Education

30.10  Bought orchard – abandoned exportation of fruit

30.40  Disposition

33.05  Sharefarming arrangement

33.35  Community activities

 

DON GRANT

38.30   Don and Helen’s education. 1989 Sold farm in Hopetoun Rd and bought a farm              in Lardner’s Track

 40.20  Anecdotes from the past

Don Grant

George Grant

Pruning

Jessie Grant (Martin)

Donald and Rose Grant (Waddell)

Plough Advertisement

George Grant Plough

Keith and Alice Grant

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