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Charles Robinson (of Kettering)

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Charles Robinson (c1881- ) of Kettering

1907 Produced an automobile with a 12hp four-cylinder of his own design.[1]

1911 Living at 72 St Peters Avenue, Kettering, Northamptonshire: Frederick Robinson (age 53 born Kettering), Iron Founder, Boot and Shoe Machinery - Employer. With his wife Harriet Robinson (age 38 born Kettering) and their five children; Charles Robinson (age 30 born Kettering), Iron Founder, Motors; Constance Robinson (age 26 born Kettering); Winifred Robinson (age 22 born Kettering); Christina Robinson (age 16 born Kettering), Clerk; and Doris Robinson (age 13 born Kettering), Clerk. Also his granddaughter Doris Robinson (age 3 born Transvaal, S. Africa).[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile
  2. 1911 Census