Grimsby Newspapers
Grout, George William Geddes (Died on Feb 7, 1917)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 21 Feb 1917, p. 5

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We print in full a clipping from the Kingston, Ont. British Whig of Feb. 11th, giving in detail the life history and death of the late Canon Grout of that city. Canon Grout was a brother of the late John H. Grout and Miss Alice Grout of Grimsby and an uncle of Mr. N.N. Grout.

A death which caused widespread regret occurred on Wednesday morning when Canon George William Geddes Grout, clerical secretary and registrar of the Diocese of Ontario, passed away at his residence on Wellington Street, following an illness extending over two weeks....Deceased was in his 80th year. He was born at Grimsby, Ont., and was the youngest son of the late Rev. George Grout, rector of Grimsby. He was a graduate of Trinity College, Toronto and was ordained in 1860 by the late Bishop Strachan, after which he held many charges in Eastern Ontario, including North Gower, Sydenham, Stirling, Carleton Place and Lyn. In 1901 he was appointed clerical secretary and registrar of the Diocese of Ontario, which position he held up till the time of his death. He was canon of St. George's cathedral. The late Canon Grout is survived by four sons, Frank Grout, order branch of the Civil Service, Ottawa; Rev. Geo. H.P. Grout, rector of Catskill, New York; Trevor H. Grout, Arnprior; James B.L. Grout, manager of the Bank of Toronto at Oakville. Miss Alice Grout of Grimsby is a sister...

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21 Feb 1917
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Feb 7, 1917
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Grout, George William Geddes (Died on Feb 7, 1917)