Frederick Brent Grotrian

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F. B. Grotrian
Born 1838 (1838)[1]
Died 8 April 1905(1905-04-08)[1]

Frederick Brent Grotrian (1838–1905) was an English Conservative Member of Parliament for Kingston upon Hull East constituency (1886–1892).[1]


F. B. Grotian married Elizabeth Hunter in 1862, having eight children Ethel, Hilda, Bessie, Gwendolen, Frederick, Herbert (later Sir Herbert Brent Grotrian), Harold, and Edgar.[2]

He was founder of the Hull Daily Mail (1889),[3] member of the Hull Chamber of Commerce,[4] and one of the founders of the Drypool and Marfleet Steam Tramways Company.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Papers of Frederick Brent Grotrian and Sir Herbert Brent Grotrian (U DX82)" (PDF). Hull History Centre. Retrieved 23 January 2017. 
  2. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "p. 42807 § 428066 - Person Page 42807". Frederick Brent Grotrian. [unreliable source]
  3. ^ Alan J. Lee (1976). "4 The Old Journalism and the New". The origins of the popular press in England, 1855-1914. Taylor & Francis. p. 103. 
  4. ^ Clement Edwards. "V The Killing of Canal Competition". Railway Nationalization. Taylor & Francis. p. 48. 
  5. ^ "5 The Drypool and Marfleet Steam Tramways Company". Hull Trams : The Early Years. Kingston upon Hull City Museum. 1977.