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James Henry Robinson

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James Henry Robinson (c1830-1875) of Robinson Brothers

1830 April 2nd. Born the son of James Wickenden Robinson. His maternal grandfather was William Leckie.[1]

1851 Living at Charlotte Street, Leamington Priors: James Warkerden Robinson (age 57 born South Lambeth), Gas Contractor. With his wife Ann Robinson (age 48 born Paramarito, Surinam) and their son James Henry Robinson (age 20 born West Bromwich). Three servants and one other.[2]

1858 Married Susannah 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 Charlotte Street, Leamington: James Henry Robinson (age 41 born Hillsop, Staffs.), (No occupation listed). With his wife Susannah Robinson (age 44 born Cambridge) and their children Joe Henry Robinson (age 9 born Leamington); Amy Robinson (age 7 born Leamington); Frank Robinson (age 6 born Leamington); Chas Burt Robinson (age 4 born Leamington); Cathe Mary Robinson (age 3 born Leamington); and Edith Susana Robinson (age 1 born Leamington). Four servants.[3]

1875 August 2nd. Died.

1875 November 2nd. Probate granted. JHR formerly of Leamington and lately of Coventry, Gas Engineer. To his widow Susanna Robinson and his brothers William Leckie Robinson and Charles Robinson Robinson and to Nathaniel Nutter of Streatham.

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Sources of Information

  1. England and Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1871 Census