Grandison is both a given name and a surname. Notable people with the name include:

Given name:

  • Charles Grandison Finney (1792–1875), American Christian minister
  • Grandison Delaney Royston (1809–1889), American politician
  • Grandison Fairchild (1792–1890), American reformer


  • Anthony Grandison (21st century), American drug dealer
  • Ronnie Grandison (born 1964), American basketball player

Fictional characters:

  • Sir Charles Grandison, title character of a 1753 novel by Samuel Richardson

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Grandison - See Also
... Baron Grandison, extinct barony Viscount Grandison, Irish viscountcy This page or section lists people that share the same given name or the same family name ...
Anthony Grandison
... Anthony Grandison is an American drug dealer and murderer who is currently awaiting execution in Maryland ... In 1982, Grandison was on parole after having served several years in prison for assaulting a DEA agent, carrying a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a ... noticed a substantial amount of cash in Grandison's luggage ...
The History Of Sir Charles Grandison - Background
... Fielding's The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling and Richardson's The History of Sir Charles Grandison cannot be known, but the character Charles Grandison was designed as a morally "better" hero than the. 1753, Richardson discovered that printers in Dublin had copies of The History of Sir Charles Grandison and began printing the novel before the English edition was to be published ... printers to speed up the production of Grandison ...
The History Of Sir Charles Grandison - Themes
... literary critic Carol Flynn characterizes Sir Charles Grandison as a "man of feeling who truly cannot be said to feel" ... Flynn claims that Grandison is filled with sexual passions that never come to light, and he represents a perfect moral character in regards to respecting others ... As such, Grandison stresses characters acting in the socially accepted ways instead of following their emotional impulses ...
Clement Clerke - Lead Smelting
... Lord Grandison had financed a certain Samuel Hutchinson, who had a patent for smelting lead with pitcoal, but failed ... Grandison then approached Sir Clement ... Grandison and Robert Thorowgood (a King's Lynn merchant) provided the capital in 1678 for Sir Clement and Francis Nicholson (Grandison's dependent) to set up lead works ...