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Charles Robinson Robinson

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Charles Robinson Robinson (1833-1888) of Robinson Brothers

1833 September 27th. Born at Dalston near Hackney the son of James Wickenden Robinson

1851 At school at Hign Street, Amersham: Charles R. Robinson (age 17 born Dalston).[1]

1862 Marries Sarah Nutter

1869 William Leckie Robinson with his brothers James Henry Robinson and Charles R. Robinson formed the company Robinson Brothers at Ryder's Green as a tar and ammonia distilling business. W. T. Bushell was manager.

1871 Living at Coventry: Charles R. Robinson (age 37 born Dalston), Manager of Gas Works. With his wife Sarah Robinson (age 46 born Cambridge) and their children Charles A. Robinson (age 8 born Bewdley); Ernest L. Robinson (age 5 born Coventry); and Ethel S. Robinson (age 2 born Coventry). Three servants.[2]

1888 March 23rd. Died age 54

1888 September 3rd. Probate. Charles Robinson Robinson, Gas Engineer, to James Nutter of Cambridge and Sarah Robinson of Coventry, his widow.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1871 Census