Talk:William Robert Grove

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Expansion?[edit]

Anyone planning to expand this stub should definitely check out the German article: William Grove --Securiger 13:42, 16 Mar 2005 (UTC)

Nationality[edit]

I think he was Welsh, not English. He's on a list of Welsh heroes and the Britannica and a couple of other sources say he was from Swansea. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 82.46.32.224 (talk) 14:55, 23 February 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Dubious[edit]

wife's maiden name Powles or Towles[edit]

Was his wife's maiden name Powles or Towles - each is used once in the article - Can anyone check the Select marriages ref ? - Rod57 (talk) 09:50, 6 January 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography article gives the name as Powles, as did the Dictionary of Welsh Biography (text available here: https://biography.wales/article/s-GROV-ROB-1811 ). TowardsTheLight (talk) 08:43, 7 January 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]