Born: October 19, 1854, Sudbury, Suffolk, England.
Died: January 23, 1939, Letchworth, Hertfordshire, England.
Cremated: Golders Green Crematorium, London, England.
Edward was the son of Jonathan Grubb and Elizabeth Burlingham, and husband of Emma Maria Horsnaill.
He attended a Friends (Quaker) school, Leeds University, and the University of London.
He edited The British Friend (1901–13), and was secretary of the Howard Association.