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c1867 Born the son of William Leckie Robinson
1871 Living at 25 St. Nicholas Street, Coventry: William L. Robinson (age 42 born Peckham), Gas Engineer. with his wife Harriett E. Robinson (age 30 born Birmingham) and their children Alice E. Robinson (age 8 born Coventry); Ada H. Robinson (age 7 born Coventry); Herbert W. Robinson (age 4 born Coventry); Sherley H. Robinson (age 3 born Coventry); and Leonard Robinson (age 1 born Coventry). One servant.
1881 Living at 25 St. Nicholas Street, Coventry: William L. Robinson (age 52 born Peckham), Manager and Lessee of Gas Works, Gas Fitter and tar Distiller. With his wife Harriett E. Robinson (age 40 born Birmingham) and their children Herbert W. Robinson (age 14 born Coventry); Shirley H. Robinson (age 13 born Coventry); Leonard Robinson (age 11 born Coventry); Vaughan W. Robinson (age 5 born Coventry); and Carey B. Robinson (age 10 months born Coventry). Four servants.
1897 Marriage to Lily Holehan Hackett.
1911 Living at Turls Hill House, Sedgley, Dudley: Herbert W. Robinson (age 44 born Coventry), Chemical Manufacturer and Employer. With his wife Lily H. Robinson (age 41 born Dublin) and their children Stanley John Robinson (age 10 born Tettenhall, Staffs.); Evelyn M. H. Robinson (age 9 born Tettenhall, Staffs.); Muriel T. M. P. Robinson (age 7 born Tettenhall, Staffs.); Brendan E. W. Robinson (age 5 born Sedgley, Staffs.); and Isobel S. M. J. Robinson (age 2 born Sedgley, Staffs.). Four servants.