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Robinson, MrsRef 71-523
[1598-1679] Of Bowood, Sowerby. Her second husband was Samuel Maude

Robinson, MrRef 71-31
[18??-1???] He married Alice

Children:

  1. William Henry

He died In [Q4] 1905, Alice married either James Thomas Highley or John Thomas Highley in Todmorden.

Alice was living at 9 Maitland Road, Walsden [1917]

Robinson, AbrahamRef 71-37
[18??-1???] Partner in Abraham Robinson & Sons, cotton manufacturer at Heptonstall

Robinson, AbrahamRef 71-1711
[1801-18??] Born in Burnley.

He was a partner in Horsfall & Robinson / a cotton spinner & manufacturer employing 289 persons [1861] / a farmer of 90 acres employing 3 labourers [1861] / a local Methodist preacher [1861].

He married Mary [1801-18??] from Wadsworth.

Children:

  1. John [b 1832]
  2. Maria [b 1833]
  3. Sarah [b 1837]
  4. Thomas [b 1839]
  5. James [b 1841]

The family lived at Bankfoot, Heptonstall [1841, 1851, 1861].

His business partner William Horsfall also lived at Bankfoot [1841, 1851, 1861]

Robinson, AbramRef 71-1662
[1860-1???] Son of Jeptha Robinson.

Born in Northowram.

He was a worsted spinner [1871] / a flag facer (stone) [1881] / a delver of Stump Cross [1883] / a flag facer at quarry [1891] / a stone hewer and inn keeper of the Bay Horse, Halifax [1901] / landlord of the Bay Horse, Halifax [1903, 1905] / a stone mason [1911].

In 1883, he married Ann Mitchell [1864-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ann was the daughter of Nathan Mitchell of Claremount.

She was a beerseller's assistant [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Asa

The family lived at

  • 15 Park Square, Northowram [1891]
  • 19 Lee Bridge, Halifax = the Bay Horse [1901]
  • 38A Damask Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] were Ann's brothers George Mitchell [aged 31] (brickmaker), Lewis Mitchell [aged 23] (labourer in brickworks), and Ernest Mitchell [aged 20] (labourer) 

Robinson, AlbertRef 71-8
[1841-1898] Son of George Robinson.

On 28th December 1863, he married (1) Emma Shaw [1843-1870] at St Matthew's Church, Rastrick.

Children:

  1. Louisa Ann [b 1865]
  2. Sarah [b 1867]

Emma died in 1870.

In [Q4] 1883, he married (2) Mary in Halifax


Mary was the widow of George Fearnley
 

They lived at 2 Back Victoria Road, Halifax.

Albert died in 1898.

Mary died in the Poor Law Hospital, Halifax in 1921.

George Fearnley, Mary & Albert were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount [1 4]

Robinson, Albert CliffordRef 71-688
[18??-19??] He lived at Slead Hall, Brighouse [1924] which he bought from Mrs Farquhar Forbes-Robertson. He was a Director of Richard Whitaker & Sons Limited [1935].

He married Francis Mary Whitaker of the Halifax brewing family.

Children:

  1. Frances Isabel Patricia who married [1933] Harry Fortescue from Rottingdean
  2. Susan
  3. Walter
  4. Hugh [b 1924]

Robinson, AlbinRef 71-83
[1858-1916] Son of William Robinson.

He was a cabinet maker [1881, 1891] / a partner in Haviour & Robinson [until 1891] / a cabinet maker [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1888, he married Mary Ann Briggs [1859-1???] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Willie S. [b 1890]
  2. Ethel M. [b 1892]
  3. Ruth Annie [b 1900]

The 1911 census shows that they had had 4 children of whom 2 were still alive at that time.

The family lived at

  • Bryan Street, Rastrick [1891]
  • 171 Lillands Lane, Rastrick [1901]
  • 107 West Lillands, Rastrick [1911]

Albin died in Huddersfield [Q4 1916] (aged 58) 

Robinson, AlfredRef 71-900
[1839-1913] Born in Rastrick.

He was a mechanic [1861, 1871] / a machine maker spinning [1881] / a millwright [1891] / a machine maker [1901] / an engineer millwright [1911].

On 10th December 1868, he set up in business as an engineer, millwright and machine maker at Victoria Iron Works, Brighouse. His son joined the business

On 3rd May 1863, he married Sarah Sykes [1843-1927] at St Martin's Church, Brighouse.

Children:

  1. Richard Frederick [1864-1908]
  2. Mary [b 1869]
  3. Annie [b 1873]
  4. Alfred Holden [1882-1961]
  5. Edith [b 1885]
  6. Elsie Maude [b 1886]

The family lived at

  • Bottom of Town, Rastrick [1861]
  • 4 Oxford Street, Brighouse [1871]
  • Aire Terrace, Rastrick [1881]
  • High Street, Brighouse [1891]
  • 9 Anvil Street, Brighouse [1901]
  • Rose Villa, Thornhill Road, Rastrick [1911]

He died at Rose Villa [8th December 1913].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,488 15/1d. Probate was granted to Herbert Gladstone Roberts (assistant town clerk) and Harry Girdler (cashier) 

Robinson, AlfredRef 71-28
[1884-1917] Born in Mytholmroyd.

He worked for Levi Harwood & Company Limited.

On 29th April 1907, he married Mary Louisa Bullett [1881-1943] at St John the Evangelist, West Vale.


Mary Louisa was born in Worcester
 

They had no children.

They lived at 10 Hobb Lane, Luddenden [1907].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/5th (T. F.) Battalion D Company York & Lancaster Regiment.

He was killed in action by a sniper [9th October 1917].

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 125-128], on a memorial in Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mytholmroyd and Scout Road Wesleyan Chapel, Mytholmroyd and in the book Royd Regeneration.

In [Q1] 1920, Mary Louisa married James A. Drake in Halifax.

They lived at 7 Mill Hill, Brearley, Luddendenfoot

Robinson, Alfred H.Ref 71-1350
[1???-19??] Piano tuner at Brighouse [1939]

Robinson, AllenRef 71-50
[18??-1???] A blacksmith of Brighouse.

Around 1882, he was involved in an affiliation case with a girl who lived at the house of Ainley Whiteley. The case broke down, and Whiteley began to harass Robinson.

In 1884, Whiteley was charged with assaulting Robinson who was looking in a shop window in Brighouse on 12th January 1884. Robinson was seized and dragged for 20 yards down the street

Robinson, AmosRef 71-631
[1816-1900] Born in Southowram.

He was an organ builder [1871] / organist at St Anne's Church, Southowram [for 50 years].

Around 1850, he married Hannah [1822-1913].


Hannah was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. John [b 1850] who was a cabinet maker [1871]
  2. Elizabeth [b 1852] who was a cork cutter [1871]
  3. Isaac [b 1854] who was a brass finisher [1871]
  4. Emma [b 1856] who was a cork cutter [1871]
  5. William
  6. Edward [b 1866]

The family lived at

  • Law Hill, Southowram [1871]
  • Withinfields, Southowram

Amos died 6th November 1900 (aged 84) 

Hannah died 23rd January 1913 (aged 91) 

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-E14]

Robinson, AngusRef 71-51
[1854-1930] Born in Hull.

He was a wool comber (worsted manufacturer) [1911].

In [Q4] 1884, he married Sarah Ann Marshall [1868-19??] at Sculcoates.

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. daughter who married Mr Stirk
  3. Ethel [b 1890] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  4. James [b 1892] who was a spinning under overlooker (worsted) [1911]
  5. Gertrude [b 1894] who was a worsted spinner[1911]
  6. Angus Robinson
  7. Lily [b 1902]

The family lived at 22 Thorney Lane, Midgley [1911]

Robinson, AngusRef 71-44
[1899-1918] Son of Angus Robinson.

Born in Hull.

He worked for J. Murgatroyd & Son at Oats Royd Mills, Luddenden.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) [August 1917], then served as a Private with the 11th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died 12th April 1918.

He is remembered on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 4], on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, and on Ebenezer United Methodist Memorial, Luddenden Dean.

His cousin Thomas Brown also died in the War

Robinson, ArthurRef 71-1649
[1???-19??] Furnishers.

They were at 43 Briggate, Brighouse [1947]

Robinson, ArthurRef 71-18
[18??-19??] Cork merchant.

Recorded in 1896, when he was involved in the probate of Mrs Charlotte Hannah Gaukroger's will

Robinson, ArthurRef 71-53
[1852-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a stationary engine tenter [1891].

In [Q1] 1884, he married Julia Ann Thompson [1860-1???] in Halifax.


Julia Ann was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. (possibly) E.
  2. Horace [b 1886]
  3. Lewis [b 1891]

The family lived at Bright Street, Halifax [1891]

Robinson, AsaRef 71-58
[1884-1924] MM.

Son of Abram Robinson.

He was a stone hewer [1901] / publican at the Malt Shovel, Halifax [1911] / a player with Halifax RLFC [for over 20 years] & won caps for England and for Great Britain while at Halifax / 6 ft 2 in tall / known as The Octopus on account of his long reach.

On 7th August 1909, he married Ann Isabel Goldthorpe [1882-19??] at St Andrew's Church, Stainland.


Ann Isabel was born in Barnsley
 

Children:

  1. Harold [b 7th May 1914]

The family lived at 45 Sutcliffe Street, New Pellon, Halifax [1917].

Living with them [in 1911] was Ann's sister Ethel Goldthorp [b 1894] (public house servant).

During World War I, he enlisted at Halifax [December 1915], served as a Bombardier with the Royal Garrison Artillery.

He went to France [August 1916].

He was Appointed acting Bombardier [January 1917], promoted to Bombardier [July 1917], and appointed Corporal [April 1918].

He was awarded the Military Medal in France [November 1917] for


his bravery in attending to the wounded on the 4th of October 1917
 

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [24th November 1917].

He survived the War and was demobbed in September 1919.

In 1924, he underwent an operation for an internal complaint. He recovered and resumed his duties at Thrum Hall.

He died in Halifax [8th December 1924] (aged 40) 

Robinson, BenjaminRef 71-601
[17??-17??] Halifax cloth-dresser.

He was one of the trustees of the Chapel Fold Meeting House, Halifax, and a founder member of Square Independent Chapel, Halifax.

He was buried at Square Independent Chapel, Halifax

Robinson, BenjaminRef 71-1534
[1779218??] Born in Warley.

On 4th July 1813, he married Ann daughter of Abraham Patchett.

Children:

  1. John [b 1814]
  2. James [b 1816]
  3. Joseph [b 1818]
  4. Sally Patchett [b 1824]
  5. William [b 1829]
  6. Mary Ann [b 1837]

Robinson, BenjaminRef 71-69
[1816-1862] Son of Jeremiah Robinson.

He was a dyer.

He died 15th May 1862 (aged 46).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4182] with his parents

Robinson, Rev C. J.Ref 71-637
[18??-19??] Curate at Ripponden [1892]

Robinson, CaiaphasRef 71-59
[1837-1???] Illegitimate son of Elizabeth Robinson of Shelf.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [1st January 1837]

Robinson, Dr CharlesRef 71-48
[1798-18??] MRCS.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a general practitioner [1851].

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Mary Lees [b 6th June 1826]
  2. John Lees [b 20th April 1827]
  3. Charlotte [b 28th March 1828] who married William Wrigley Widdop
  4. Frances Wrigley [b 26th January 1830]

The family lived at South Edge House, Hipperholme [1826, 1830]

Robinson, CharlesRef 71-61
[18??-1???] He was a card maker [1850] / a publican in Hipperholme [1854].

In [Q1] 1849, he married Rhoda Hartley in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Fanny [bapt 13th February 1850]
  2. Emma Martha [bapt Coley 11th October 1854]

Robinson, Charles AllenRef 71-65
[1870-19??] Born in London.

He was a doctor in general practice.

In April 1901, he married Mary Ormerod at St Matthew's Church, Rastrick.

Hundreds of people turned out to watch the wedding, and the Brighouse Echo reported


never before has a similar event created such widespread interest and rejoicing in Rastrick
 


Mary was the daughter of Hanson Ormerod
 

Children:

  1. Michael Hanson [b 1906]
  2. Susan Mary [b 1908]

They lived at Leominster [1911]

Robinson, ChristopherRef 71-70
[1891-19??] MC.

Son of Enoch Robinson.

He was a bank clerk [1911].

During World War I, he served with the Royal Fusiliers, then with the King's Royal Rifle Corps.

He attained the rank of Captain.

He was awarded the Military Cross [1918]

His photograph appears with a report of his award in the Halifax Courier [12th January 1918].

He survived the War

Robinson, CliffordRef 71-1248
[17??-1???] Brother of George William Robinson [??].

In York, he taught the cork cutting trade to his nephew, John Robinson

Robinson, CravenRef 71-1502
[1831-1910] He established Craven Robinson & Sons in Halifax

Robinson, DanRef 71-7020
[1???-18??] Chymist & druggist at 31 Southgate, Halifax [1829]

Robinson, DanielRef 71-32
[1857-1937] Of Shay Fold Farm, Denholme Clough.

He married Elizabeth Smithies.


Elizabeth was the daughter of
Joseph Smithies
 

Elizabeth died 3rd March 1920 (aged 70).

Daniel died 30th January 1937 (aged 80).

The couple are remembered at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Robinson, DouglassRef 71-208
[19??-19??] He was Mayor of Halifax [1960-1961]

Robinson, E.Ref 71-52
[18??-19??] (Possibly) son of Arthur Robinson.

He was a reservist.

He lived at 30 Bright Street, Halifax.

During the South African Wars, he was called-up [December 1899], and served as a Private with the 1st Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died in the South African Wars.

He is remembered on the Halifax Parish Church South African War Memorial, and on West View Park War Memorial

Robinson, EdmundRef 71-355
[1???-16??] Son of Giles Robinson.

He gave evidence against several local people which led to their being tried for witchcraft. Both he and his father were later accused of perjury

Robinson, Rev EdmundRef 71-62
[16??-1691] He was curate at Haworth.

He was incumbent of Hepworth, Holmfirth for 11 years.

At that time, he forged licences and performed illegal marriage ceremonies.

In 1688, he and his son, Ben, were found to be coyning at Bank End, their house outside the town. After the trial, he was hanged at York on 31st March 1691, but Ben was acquitted and subsequently went to work at the Royal Mint

Robinson, EdwardRef 71-552
[15??-16??] Yeoman at The Lumme, Sowerby. Youngest son of James Robinson.

In his will, he left land to his cousin, Jeremy Brigg of Field House, Sowerby

Robinson, EdwardRef 71-64
[1832-1875] Of Poplar Villa, Bonegate.

He married Elizabeth [18??-1900].

Children:

  1. son
  2. Edward James [1863-1941]

Edward died 13th January 1875 (aged 42).

Elizabeth died 15th August 1900.

Son Edward James died 12th April 1941 (aged 78).

  • John Robinson [1831-25th May 1872]
  • Eleanor Young Robinson [3rd September 1844-10th January 1934]
  • William Robinson [1806-9th May 1865] of Rastrick, & his wife Hannah [18??-1st April 1865]

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Robinson, EdwardRef 71-16
[1836-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a thick wire drawer (unemployed) [1911].

In [Q4] 1892, he married Elizabeth in Halifax.


Elizabeth was the widow of
Abraham Knapton
 

They lived at

  • St Thomas Street, Rastrick [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] were Elizabeth's 2 children from her first marriage

Robinson, EdwardRef 71-36
[1866-1950] Born in Southowram.

On 10th December 1892, he married (1) Emily Bateman [1864-1920] at St Mary's Church, Gomersal.


Emily was born in Scholes
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy who died 24th September 1898 (aged 17 months) 
  2. Eric Leslie

The family lived at 20 Market Street, Halifax [1917]

Emily died 12th April 1920 (aged 56).

He married (2) Edith Gertrude [1874-1950].

Edward died 7th March 1950 (aged 84).

Edith Gertrude died 29th December 1950 (aged 76).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-E10]

Robinson, Rev Edward J.Ref 71-1175
[18??-18??] He lived at 85 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1874]

Robinson, EdwinRef 71-78
[1831-1???] Born in Leeds.

He was a master tailor [1871] / a tailor [1881].

He married Elizabeth [1831-1???].


Elizabeth was born in Birmingham
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1852] who was a cotton winder [1871]
  2. Mary Jane [b 1857] who was a worsted spinner [1871], a worsted winder [1881]
  3. William Henry
  4. Sam
  5. Arthur [b 1872]

The family lived at

  • 9 Siddal Lane, Southowram [1871]
  • 9 & 10 Siddal Lane, Southowram [1881]

Robinson, EliRef 71-920
[18??-19??] Quarry owner and stone merchant at Intake Quarry, Norland [1905]

Robinson, ElizabethRef 71-1272
[1758-1834] (Possibly) niece of Rev George Legh.

She married (1) Samuel Milne.

After Samuel's death, she married (2) Timothy Stansfeld.

In December 1829, she restored the Monument to Rev Dr George Legh in Halifax Parish Church.

She died at New Cross, Surrey / Kent

Robinson, ElizabethRef 71-524
[1791-18??] Grocer at Woolshops, Halifax [1841]

Robinson, Ellen Mary (Nezzie)Ref 71-1320
[1887-1971] Daughter of George Wheelhouse Robinson.

Born in Portugal.

She married William Henry Frazer [1875-1939] of Dunacleggan, Queen's County, Eire. He was born in Ireland.

Children:

  1. Fanny Elizabeth Mary [1916-2006]
  2. Letitia
  3. John Wheelhouse [1921-1942] who was killed in action over Holland, during World War II, and was buried in Holland
  4. Stephen Chadwick [1926-2007] who moved to Vancouver, Canada [1950] and died in Canada

All the children were born in Portugal.

Ellen Mary died in England. William Henry died in Portugal

Robinson, EnochRef 71-r217
[1835-1926] JP.

Son of Jonas Robinson.

He was a worsted factory boy [1851] / a worsted spinner of Denholme [1864] / a master worsted spinner manufacturer with a business at Lee Mills, which were owned by John Crossley [1871] / a worsted spinner employing 14 men, 80 women, 76 girls & 38 boys [1881] / an Alderman for Halifax Pellon Ward [1894] / Mayor of Halifax [1904-1905].

He had to leave Lee Mills when Crossley needed the premises for his own expansion.

He had business at Blackwood Mill, Halifax.

He was partner in Ingham & Robinson.

He gave West View Park to the town

In 1864, he married (1) Ellen Hooson [1841-1881] at St Peter's Church, Bradford (Bradford Cathedral).


Ellen, of Denholme, was the daughter of Henry Hooson, mason
 

Children:

  1. George Edward
  2. Jesse
  3. Alice [b 1869]
  4. John [1870-1954] who was an assistant worsted spinner [1891], & married Minnie A. [1868-1958]
  5. Hannah [b 1873]
  6. Arthur [b 1875]
  7. Edith [b 1877]
  8. Ada [b 1879]
  9. Ellen [1881-1885]

Ellen died in Halifax [Q1 1881] (aged 39)  Living with them [in 1881] was Enoch's married sister Betty Carter [b 1827], and housekeeper Anne Watmore.

In 1882, he married (2) the housekeeper Annie Mary J. Watmore [1854-1???] in Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland.


Annie was born in Morpeth, Northumberland
 

Children:

  1. Willie [b 1885]
  2. Christopher

The family lived at

  • 3 & 5 Queens Road, Halifax [1871]
  • 9 Upper Clay Pits, Halifax [1881]
  • Upper Clay Pits House, Upper Clay Pits, Halifax [1891]
  • West Royd, King Cross Road, Halifax [1901, 1905, 1911]

Members of the family were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Robinson, Enoch HolroydRef 71-1419
[1885-1957] A worsted spinner at Halifax.

In [Q3] 1912, he (possibly) married Gertrude M. Field in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Marsina F. [b 1913]
  2. Thelma [b 1920]

In 1924, he was charged with the manslaughter of Alexander Brown Laidlaw, a tramp from Peebles, whom Robinson had knocked down and killed by his motor car.

See John Henry Stott

Robinson, EphraimRef 71-86
[1839-1???] Born in Shelf.

He was a stone miner [1891].

Around 1867, he married Martha A. [1838-1???].


Martha was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Nora [b 1867] who was a worsted weaver [1891]
  2. Flora [b 1869] who was a worsted weaver [1891]
  3. Norvil [b 1872] who was a french polisher [1891]
  4. Randolph Robinson

The family lived at

  • Brow Lane, Shelf [1891]

Robinson, Eric LeslieRef 71-29
[1894-1917] Son of Edward Robinson.

Born in Southowram.

Baptised at St Anne's Church, Southowram [25th March 1894].

He was educated at Heath Grammar School.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with B Battery 102nd Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He was killed in action [23rd May 1917] (aged 23).

He was buried at Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm), Belgium [Grave Ref A 6].

He is remembered on the family grave at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-E10], in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, on Southowram War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Robinson, EstherRef 71-563
[1739-1791] Daughter of Thomas Robinson of Salford.

She married William Prescott.

The couple died within 2 weeks of each other, and were buried in the Holdsworth Chapel

Robinson, F. H.Ref 71-82
[18??-19??] Recorded in 1901 when he performed interments at Lister Lane Cemetery

Robinson, FrancisRef 71-72
[1794-1849] He was a carpenter [1841].

He married Elizabeth (Betty) [1794-1860].

Children:

  1. Charles [b 1819]
  2. Mary [b 1822]
  3. Ramsden
  4. Joseph [b 1826] who was a woollen carder [1841]
  5. Harriet [b 1831]
  6. Delia [1832-10th October 1855] who was buried with her parents
  7. Allen [b 1835]
  8. Edward [b 1836]
  9. Caroline [b 1838]

The family lived at Lindwell, Halifax [1841].

Francis died 9th June 1849 (aged 60).

Elizabeth died 4th November 1860 (aged 66).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q2]

Robinson, FrankRef 71-1724
[1859-1???] Son of plasterer Thomas Robinson.

Born in Sowerby Bridge.

He was a half-time mill hand & scholar [1871] / a railway stoker [1881] / an engine driver [1891] / a locomotive driver [1893] / butcher and landlord of the Bowling Green, Halifax [1894] / motor man (tramway) and beerhouse keeper at 4 Ann Street, Halifax (possibly) the London Tavern, Halifax [1901] / a fireman [1911].

His wife Emily Charlotte was also shown as publican at 4 Ann Street, Halifax [1901].

In 1893, he married Emily Charlotte, widow of William Henry Rushworth, at Bradford Cathedral.

The family lived at

  • 4 Ann Street, Halifax [1901]
  • 221 Colne Road, Burnley [1911]

Robinson, FrankRef 71-9
[1880-1924] He married Ada.

The couple were buried at Bethesda Primitive Methodist Chapel, Bank Top

Robinson, FredRef 71-47
[1854-1910] Landlord of the New Inn, Skircoat Green [1910].

He married Sarah Maude Wilkinson [1858-1942].

Children:

  1. Robert Harold

Fred died at the pub [11th October 1910].

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [2 10/O]. Probate records show that he left effects valued at £57 14/6d.

Administration was granted to his widow Sarah Maude.

Sarah Maude took over at the New Inn, and was still there in 1915

Robinson, FrederickRef 71-15
[1858-1887] Born in Halifax.

He was a joiner [1882].

On 22nd January 1882, he married Sarah Jane Hollas in Halifax.


Sarah Jane was the daughter of
William Hollas
 

They had no children

Robinson, G.Ref 71-41
[1895-1916] Son of Alice & Fred Robinson of 32 Carr Street, Thornhill Briggs, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders.

He died 8th December 1916 (aged 21).

He was buried at Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont, France [Grave Ref II H 16]

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-2300
[17??-1???] Assistant Curate at Lightcliffe [1780]

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-33
[17??-18??] He and his wife, Mary were tenants of James Lister at Lower Brea, Shibden [1818].

In her journals [17th March 1818], Anne Lister records a visit to the property prior to the Robinsons moving into Lower Brea. She found it

in a sad, dirty, forlorn, pulled-to-pieces state. The roof must be taken off & £200 laid out – besides a new barn that will cost about £150. We were 2½ hours looking about in spite of the cold & boisterous wind & flying showers

He was making wire at a mill at Mytholm Mill [1819]

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-39
[18??-1???] He was a music teacher [1857].

In [Q2] 1857, he (possibly) married Ann Marchant in Halifax.


Ann was the daughter of
John Marchant
 

Children:

  1. Kate [b 1857]

Infant daughter Kate died 9th December 1857 (aged 4 months).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3303] with her Marchant grandparents

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-r1690
[18??-1???] From Brighouse.

He emigrated to America and settle in Johnstown, Pennsylvania.

He was a witness to the Johnstown Flood of 31st May 1889, and on 12th June 1889, he wrote a letter to his family in Brighouse


Question: Does anyone know anything about his family and/or his life?

 

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-6
[1810-1875] Born in Rastrick.

He was a woollen fancy weaver [1841] / a fancy manufacturer employing 20 men 3 women 5 boys and 2 girls [1851] / a fancy woollen manufacturer employing 81 hands [1861] / landlord of the Queen Hotel, Ripponden [1871, 1874].

On 14th August 1834, he married Edna Diggles [1813-1873] at Elland Parish Church.


Edna came from Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Annice [1835-1881] who had a son Frederic [b 1855]
  2. Ellen [1838-1920] who was a barmaid at the Hotel [1871], and who married Henry Standeven
  3. Albert
  4. Frank [1843-1873] who was a waiter at the Hotel [1871]

The family lived at

  • Oaks Green, Rastrick [1841, 1851]
  • Dewsbury Road, Rastrick [1861]

He died at the Queen Hotel [2nd July 1875].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £200. Probate was granted to his daughter Ellen and Charles Webster Shaw of Inkerman House.

After his death, his son-in-law Henry Standeven took over at the Queen Hotel

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-1241
[1813-18??] Son of George William Robinson.

Born in Wakefield.

He and his brother, William, started working in a cork factory in London. In 1854, the brothers were in Morocco with William Milligan. They then went to Portalegre, Portugal.

He and his brothers, John, and William, established Robinson Brothers Cork Growers in Halifax. He and his family moved to Portugal.

He married Sarah Ann Wheelhouse at Barton-on-Irwell [1851].

Children:

  1. George Wheelhouse
  2. John Alvaro
  3. Mary Chadwick
  4. child
  5. child
  6. child
  7. child
Only 2 of the 7 children survived

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-54
[1894-1916] He was a dyer's labourer / employed by Baldwin's.

He lived at 3 Ovenden Terrace, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 21st September 1916 (aged 22).

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Robinson, GeorgeRef 71-46
[1896-1915] Born in Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died in Belgium [19th December 1915].

He was buried at Talana Farm Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref IV H 10].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial

Robinson, George EdwardRef 71-r57
[1865-1933] JP.

Son of Enoch Robinson.

Councillor for Halifax Pellon Ward [1894].

He lived at Ingfield, Baildon [1933].

He was buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Robinson, George Emmett WrightRef 71-835
[1841-1???] Son of John Robinson.

Born in Halifax.

Baptised in Halifax [29th July 1841].

He was landlord of the Pineapple Inn, Halifax [1874, 1887]. He was a Councillor for Halifax North Ward [1894].

He married Elizabeth [b 1839].

Children:

  1. Henry F
  2. John H
  3. Rhoda

Robinson, George MilnerRef 71-1244
[18??-1918] Elder son of George Wheelhouse Robinson

Robinson, George, Viscount GoderichRef 71-13

Robinson, Rev George WalterRef 71-867
[187?-18??] Curate at Elland [187?]

Robinson, George WheelhouseRef 71-r1240
[1857-1931] Known as GWR.

Son of George Robinson.

Born in Portugal [17th September 1857].

Partner in cork manufacturer Robinson Brothers. He transformed the company's factory in Portugal into a thriving business. He introduced a trade union, the first in the cork industry, and other benefits for the workers, including a day-care centre for the workers' children. In 1899, he established a fire service in Portalegre, and in 1903, the Corps of Firemen.

He also had a woollen mill which was managed by Mr Kaye of Huddersfield.

He married Fanny Isabella Milner [1857-1945] at Doncaster [1881].

Children:

  1. George Milner
  2. Albert Clifford
  3. Ellen Mary
  4. Margaret Edith [b 1890] who never married

He and his wife both died in Portugal

Robinson, George WilliamRef 71-1245
[17??-18??] He married Mary Chadwick.

Children:

  1. George
  2. John
  3. William
  4. Frederick
  5. Marion
  6. Charlotte
  7. Caroline

Robinson, Dr George WilliamRef 71-27
[1854-1929] LRCP, LRCS.

Qualified at Edinburgh [1885].

He was a medical practitioner in Elland [1895]

In 1913, he married May Kilburn in Halifax.

They were at

  • Burleigh House, Elland [1890-1895]
  • 16 Savile Road, Elland [1900]
  • 16 Gog Hill, Elland [1911-1913]
  • 46 Huddersfield Road, Elland [1925]
  • Mayfield, Station Road, Elland [1926-1929]

In 1925, Dr William Bain took over his practice in Elland.

George William died 27th March 1929 (aged 74).

Robinson, Rev Gilbert WilliamRef 71-1299
[18??-18??] MA.

He was educated at St Peter's College before becoming Curate at Elland [1845, 1847]

Robinson, GilesRef 71-343
[15??-16??] He gave evidence that Loynd Wife was a local witch. At the Pendle Witches trial, his story was dismissed as untrue.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Edmund

Both he and his son were later accused of perjury

Robinson, GodfreyRef 71-60
[1785-1???] Illegitimate son of Martha Robinson of Hipperholme.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [10th July 1785]

Robinson, HarryRef 71-1726
[1879-1911] He was licensed victualler at the Bowling Green, Halifax [1905-1911].

In 1903, he married Ada Marshall in Halifax.


Ada was (possibly) daughter of Abraham Marshall, who ran the pub before Harry took over
 

Children:

  1. Winifred [b 1906]
  2. Ernest [b 1910]

Living with them [in 1911] was nurse maid Elsie May Walker [aged 14].

Harry died at the Bowling Green [26th November 1911].

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

After his death, Ada took over at the Bowling Green [1911-1913]

Robinson, HarryRef 71-26
[1915-1944] Son of Emily & William Robinson.

(Possibly) born in Todmorden.

He was employed at Robinwood Mill, Todmorden.

He married Annie.

They lived at Burnley. Children:

  1. child
  2. child

During World War II, he enlisted [1940], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Durham Light Infantry.

He was killed in action in Normandy [17th June 1944] (aged 29).

He was buried at Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery, France [Grave Ref VI A 2].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, HenryRef 71-352
[18??-19??] Of Clifton. Photographer and a member of the Brighouse Photographic Society. He was a postman

Robinson, Rev HenryRef 71-636
[1834-1906] MA.

Son of Elizabeth (née Bird) & Charles Robinson, builder.

Born in Wetherden, Suffolk [15th June 1834].

He was an Evangelical.

He never married.

He was educated at St John's College Cambridge [1860] / ordained (deacon) at Manchester [1864] / curate of St Paul's, Hulme, Lancashire [1864-1870] / curate of St Luke's, Millwall, London [1870-1872] / curate of Holy Trinity, Dover [1872-1876] / ordained (priest) at Dover [1874]. before becoming Curate at Halifax [1876-1879] / Perpetual Curate at Luddenden [1881-1899].

He left to become rector of Monksilver, Somerset [1899].

He died at Monksilver [3rd May 1906]

Robinson, Canon Henry TavenerRef 71-543
[18??-19??] BA.

He was educated at Oxford before becoming Senior Curate at Brighouse [1894-1901]. He left to become Vicar of St Paul's, Morley

Robinson, HerbertRef 71-925
[18??-19??] Of Robinson Brothers Cork Growers Limited.

He lived at 26 The Crescent, Hipperholme [1905]

Robinson, HerbertRef 71-35
[1862-1909] Born in Elland.

He was a tailor [1885] / a postman [1885].

In 1885, he married Mary Calvert [1864-19??] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Rishworth
 

Children:

  1. Unita [1885-1974]
  2. Kinninmont
  3. Gilbert [1893-1951]

The children were born in Elland.

The family lived at

  • 59 Quebec Street, Elland [1891]
  • 3 Siddal Grove, Halifax [1901]

Robinson, HerbertRef 71-23
[1898-1917] Son of Hannah & Alexander Robinson of 144 Hollins Road, Walsden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/6th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 14th March 1917 (aged 19).

He was buried at Merville Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref II A 49].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church

Robinson, IrvinRef 71-1573
[18??-1???] An item in a local paper announced

Clayton Heights. 25th April, 1868.

I, IRVIN ROBINSON, do hereby agree to leave my brother this 25th day of April, 1868, and take upon myself all responsibility, such as keep myself with food, clothing and other things. Whatever I do or contract for will be, after this date, on my own account, such as to pay and clear myself in all things without the help or assistance of Herbert Robinson, which before has been his duty previous to this day

Signed IRVIN ROBINSON


I, HERBERT ROBINSON, do hereby agree to the above and will not be responsible for any debts which my brother Irvin Robinson contracts.

Signed HERBERT ROBINSON

Witness Robert Hartley

Robinson, Rev J.Ref 71-1219
[18??-19??] Minister at Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Elland [1867]

Robinson, Rev J. H.Ref 71-1141
[18??-18??] First Pastor at Lee Mount Baptist Church [October 1893-August 1898]

Robinson, JamesRef 71-396
[1???-1574] Of Sowerby.

On 4th August 1544, he married Mrs Isabel Dobson.

Children:

  1. James
  2. George [1539-1540]
  3. John
  4. a daughter who married John Brigg
  5. William
  6. Edward

He was an early member of the Robinson family of Sowerby.

He was buried at Halifax Parish Church

Robinson, JamesRef 71-496
[15??-16??] Son of James Robinson.

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Mary Grace who married Thomas Rawden from York

Robinson, JamesRef 71-615
[15??-16??] A yeoman at Bowood, Sowerby.

Son of William Robinson.

He married (1) Unknown.

He married (2) a widow, Grace Greenwood.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Israel
  3. Joshua
  4. Josias
  5. Jeremy
  6. Mary who married Henry Milner
  7. Anne who married Joseph Hewitt

Robinson, JamesRef 71-120
[1786-1859] He was a potter [1806] / a pot manufacturer [1841] / a potter [1851] / a pot and fire brick maker / a partner with Jonathan Catherall at Soil Hill Pottery.

Around 1805, he left to start Small Clews Pottery in partnership with John Catherall.

He traded as James Robinson & Company.

He went into the partnership Robinson & Wade with W. Wade, who is almost certainly William Wade.

In 1806, he married Sarah Spencer [1786-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.

They lived at Harper Farm, Bradshaw Lane [1841] with neighbours William Wade & family [1841, 1851].

It has been recorded that James married (2) Rachael Catherall, and after his death, Rachel carried on as partner in Robinson & Wade, but this is unconfirmed.

James died around 1859

Robinson, JamesRef 71-49
[1824-1864] Son of Jeremiah Robinson.

He was landlord of the Red Lion, Halifax [1861].

He died 14th July 1864 (aged 40).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4182] buried with his parents

Robinson, JamesRef 71-2
[1830-1???] Son of Moses Robinson, weaver.

He was a weaver of Midgley [1853].

He married 15th April 1853.


Mary was the daughter of
John Baldwin
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1853]
  2. Selina [b 1857]
  3. John [b 1860]

The family lived at Spring Gardens [with Mary's parents 1861]

Robinson, JamesRef 71-57
[1838-1868] Born in Manchester.

He was a linen draper employing 5 assistants [1871].

On 17th October 1868, he married Sarah Topham in Hackney, Middlesex.


Sarah was born in Reading, Berkshire, the daughter of
Rev James Jerom Topham
 

The family lived at Norfolk House, Cheltenham [1871]

Living with them [in 1871] were his 5 assistants.

The couple were buried in Brookland, Sale, Cheshire: Sarah [1917]; James [1915]

Robinson, JamesRef 71-81
[1844-19??] Born in Southowram.

He was an organ tuner [1871] / an organ tuner & maker [1881, 1891] / an organ tuner [1901, 1911].

In [Q3] 1866, he married Harriet Green [1846-1910] in Halifax.


Harriet was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1868] who was a factory hand (worsted spinner) [1881], a Brussel winder [1891]
  2. Amos [1869-1878]
  3. Martha Ann [b 1872] who was a silk rover [1891]
  4. Edwin [b 1874] who was a delver's apprentice [1891]
  5. William [b 1876] who was an oiler (worsted) [1891]
  6. Isaac [b 1878] who was a labourer (stone quarry) [1901], a doffer (worsted) [1891]
  7. Frank [b 1880] who was a delver (stone quarry) [1901]
  8. Blanche [1883-1914] who was a woollen spinner (operative) [1901], & married Edward Farrar
  9. Mary A. [b 1885] who was a wool twister (operative) [1901]
  10. John T. [b 1887] who was an apprentice organ tuner [1901]

The family lived at

  • Marsh Lane, Southowram [1871]
  • Marsh Delves, Southowram [1881]
  • Law Hill, Southowram [1891]
  • Spring Hall, Law Lane, Southowram [1910]

Living with them [in 1891] was Harriet's brother [?] Edwin Green [b 1837] (flag facer).

Harriet died in Halifax [Q2 1910] (aged 64).

In 1911, the widowed James was living at Law Lane, Southowram with his daughter & her husband

Robinson, James WilliamRef 71-12
[1865-19??] Son of John Aspinall Robinson.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a manager of stone saw mill [1911].

In [Q3] 1887, he married Kate Greenall [1864-19??] from Spalding, Lincolnshire.

Children:

  1. Kate Greenall [b 1888]
  2. Evelyn Mary [b 1890]
  3. Florence Charlotte [1894-1898]
  4. William Aspinall [b 1900]

The family lived at 12 Thornhill Road, Rastrick [1911].

Daughter Florence Charlotte was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with her aunt Clara Robinson

Robinson, JaneRef 71-811
[1700-1770] Of Hudhey, Haslingden.

She married Samuel Fielden.

She died at Knowltop

Robinson, JepthaRef 71-1663
[1835-1???] Son of John Robinson.

Born in Southowram.

He was a stone delver [1851, 1856] / a mason [1861] / a quarry man (stone) [1871] / a flag facer (stone) [1881] / a delver [1883].

On 24th December 1856 he married Elizabeth (Betty) Sykes [1835-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, of Northowram, was the daughter of delver Samuel Sykes
 

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1859] who was a color mixer at carpet works [1871] a factory operative (worsted) [1881]
  2. Abram
  3. Sarah A [b 1863] who was a worsted spinner [1871] a worsted weaver [1881]
  4. Ernest [b 1865] who was a factory operative [1881]
  5. Ezra [b 1867] who was a factory operative (worsted) [1881]
  6. Tom [b 1873]

The family lived at

  • Mount Pleasant, Northowram [1861]
  • Quarry House Gate, Northowram [1871, 1881]

Robinson, JeremiahRef 71-68
[1781-1853] Born in Thornton.

He was a shopkeeper [1851].

He married Grace [1781-1862].


Grace was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin
  2. James

Jeremiah died 6th December 1853 (aged 72).

Grace died 30th January 1862 (aged 81).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4182]

Robinson, JesseRef 71-712
[1825-1901] Son of Jonas Robinson.

Born in Ovenden.

He was a weaver [1841] / a worsted singer [1851, 1871] / a worsted spinner (employer) [1901].

He established Jesse Robinson & Son Limited.

In 1847, he married Ann Fielding [1827-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Thomas Henry [b 1848]
  2. Hannah Maria [b 1849]
  3. William Enoch
  4. John Edward
  5. Emma J. [b 1856] who married Mr Hawkswell
  6. Sarah A. [b 1858]
  7. Mary A. [b 1861]
  8. Clara Ellen [1868-1916] who married John Henry Stott

The family lived at

  • Fold, Halifax [1851]
  • Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]
  • 34 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 34 Rhodes Street, Halifax [where he died 1901]

He died 14th April 1901

Robinson, JesseRef 71-695
[1867-1933] Worsted spinner of Sowerby Bridge.

Son of Enoch Robinson.

In 1890, he married Maria Emmett [1867-1937] in Halifax.

They lived at

  • Lyndene Mount, Long Lover Lane, Halifax [1905]
  • Longfield, Sowerby Bridge [1933]

Probate records show effects valued at £67,273. In his will, he left £1,000 for the renovation of the organ at Park Congregational Church, Halifax.

The couple were buried at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Robinson, JohnRef 71-597
[1???-15??] Curate at Luddenden [1526]

Robinson, JohnRef 71-655
[1641-1674] Curate at Rastrick [1661]. He was ejected from the living [1662]. Minister of Rastrick [1674].

In 1671, he married Martha Hanson.

Children:

  1. Thomas [bapt 1671]
  2. son
  3. Emetta [bapt 1674]
  4. Sara [bapt 1674]

Heywood comments


An old man, inclined to Anti-nomianism, accounted an honest man, turned out upon Non-conformity in 1662. He died there not long ago, having taught school there, breeding 2 sons, scholars
 

He was buried at Elland Parish Church

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1452
[17??-18??] Cotton and wool card maker at Hipperholme, Halifax [1809]

Robinson, JohnRef 71-606
[17??-18??] Of Sowerby Street, Sowerby Bridge.

In 1821, a Primitive Methodist society was formed in Norland with the arrival of Rev Thomas Holliday. In 1826, Methodist services were held at his home.

A small chapel – Norland Primitive Methodist Chapel – was built here in 1839.

The group moved to Norland after the construction of Mount Zion Primitive Methodist Chapel, Norland [1863]

In 1870, the Sowerby Bridge Chapel was superseded by Sowerby New Road Primitive Methodist Chapel

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1356
[1727-1802] Of Sion Hill, Essex. He was MP for Harwich [1774-1802].

In his will, he provided for Catechisms and Bibles to be distributed each year to poor children in Yorkshire. 40 of these were to be given to Halifax. On the day of delivery, sermons were to be preached

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1246
[18??-1???] Son of George William Robinson.

He learned his trade as a cork cutter with his uncle Clifford Robinson at York.

He and his brothers, George and William, established Robinson Brothers Cork Growers in Halifax

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1613
[18??-1894] Congregational minister.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. (possibly) Frederick who became a schoolmaster
  2. (possibly) John Robert who became a draper

He lived at Athol Mount, Ovenden.

Members of the family are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1366
[18??-19??] He was blind. He had a music shop at Bridge End, Rastrick.

He lived at Rose Cottage / Villa, 25 Thornhill Road – at the top of Scotty Bank

Robinson, JohnRef 71-921
[18??-19??] Quarry owner and stone merchant at Lane Top Quarry, Norland [1905]

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1664
[1807-1???] Born in Southowram.

He was a flag facer [1833] / a stone delver [1841, 1851].

In 1833, he married Hannah Denton [1811-1???] of Northowram at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Jeptha
  2. daughter Milison [b 1838] who was a spinner worsted yarn [1851]
  3. Friend [b 1840] who was a spinner worsted yarn [1851]
  4. Jubal [b 1841] who was a wool sorter [1851]
  5. John [b 1843]
  6. Anna M [b 1849]

The family lived at

  • Back Clough, Northowram [1841]
  • Bunny Green, Halifax [1851]

Robinson, JohnRef 71-848
[1815-1888] Born in Huddersfield.

He moved to Halifax in the 1850s.

He was a farmer of 20 acres & cork cutter [1871] / a cork cutter in Manchester / a cork merchant [1891] / partner in Robinson Brothers.

He married Sarah Bradshaw Taylor [1827-1884].


Sarah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Samuel Taylor [1849-1859] who was buried with his parents
  2. Mary Agnes [b 1851]
  3. John Edward
  4. Charlotte Sarah [b 1868] who married Henry Chapman Blakey
  5. Louisa Taylor [1871-29th May 1951] who never married & was buried with her brother John Edward

The family lived at

  • 22 Albert Street, St Mary's, Manchester [1851]
  • Mann's Buildings, Pollard Street, Halifax [1861]
  • Lower Place, Southowram [1871]
  • 53 Rhodes Street, Halifax [1881, 1887]

John died 21st December 1888 (aged 73).

Sarah died 24th May 1884 (aged 57).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1055]

Robinson, Dr JohnRef 71-557
[1816-1881] He was Medical Officer for Ripponden [1845] / surgeon in Ripponden [1859] / Medical Officer for Barkisland, Soyland and Rishworth [1865].

On 31st October 1849, he married Anne Hoyle Wheelwright at Halifax Parish Church.


Anne was the daughter of
John Wheelwright
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Hoyle [1851-1867]
  2. Catherine [1852-1937]
  3. Anne [1854-1888]
  4. Mary Wright [1855-1888] who never married

The family lived at Cliff Cottage [1859, 1861].

John died at Bradfield House, Southport [5th July 1881] (aged 66).

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £6,890 13/6d.

His will was proved by his widow and his 3 daughters.

Anne died 14th October 1888 (aged 71).

Members of the family were buried at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.

See Roger Peel

Robinson, JohnRef 71-63
[1818-1865] Landlord of the Pine Apple, Halifax [1864].

He married Elizabeth [1818-1864] Children:

  1. George Emmett Wright
  2. Anna Elizabeth who died [15th April 1849] aged 9 weeks
  3. James Fletcher [1861-5th March 1863]

Elizabeth died 3rd February 1864 (aged 46).

John died 8th December 1865 (aged 47).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4175] with John Henry Robinson

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1653
[1846-1???] He was a farmer of 8 acres [1881].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. child
  2. child
  3. child

The family lived at Skylark Farm, Ovenden [1881]

Robinson, JohnRef 71-1521
[1893-1922] Son of John Edward Robinson.

A Director of Jesse Robinson & Son Limited.

He served with the army during World War I. He was a member of Halifax Golf Club.

He never married.

He lived at Rhodes Street, Halifax [with his sister 1922].

He and Joseph Donald Sagar were killed when the Strasbourg to Paris air express crashed into the Gorge de Saverne as they were returning from motor races in Strasbourg [16th July 1922].

At the time of his death, a house was being built for him at the junction of Dryclough Lane and Skircoat Green Road.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Robinson, John AlvaroRef 71-1242
[1861-1892] Son of George Robinson.

Born in Portalegre, Portugal.

He was a student of Theology lodging at Manningham [1881] / at Edinburgh University [1886] / at Oxford University [1886].

In August 1888, he married Agnes Edith Brooke [1862-1952] in Cheltenham.


Agnes Edith was born in Cheltenham
 

He died in Portalegre, Portugal [April 1892].

Agnes Edith died in Cheltenham in 1862

Robinson, John ArthurRef 71-19
[1871-1928] Born in Halifax.

He was a wool warehouse manager [1897].

In 1897, he married Hannah Hepworth in Halifax.


Hannah was the daughter of
Jonathan Hepworth
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy [b 1899]
  2. Thomas Hepworth [b 1904]

The children were born in Boothtown.

John Arthur died in Boothtown [24th May 1928].

He was buried at All Souls' Church, Halifax

Hannah died 2nd January 1933

Robinson, John AspinallRef 71-891
[1834-1902] He was a stone merchant / (probably) at Nab End Quarry, Lightcliffe [1876] / elected Councillor in the Brighouse Municipal Elections of 1893.

In [Q1] 1855, he married Mary Kaye in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Clara [1856-1862] who died aged 6 years
  2. James William

The family lived at Wood Villa, Brighouse.

Daughter Clara was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse with James William's daughter Florence Charlotte

Robinson, John EdwardRef 71-1522
[1853-1???] Of Halifax.

Son of Jesse Robinson.

He was a butcher [1871].

Associated with Jesse Robinson & Son Limited.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. daughter
  2. John

The family lived at Rhodes Street, Halifax

Robinson, John EdwardRef 71-847
[1855-1889] Son of John Robinson.

Born in Manchester.

Partner in cork manufacturer Robinson Brothers.

He lived at 35 North Parade, Halifax [1887].

He died 21st December 1889 (aged 34).

Members of the family were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1054] with his sister Louisa Taylor Robinson

Robinson, John G.Ref 71-1182
[18??-18??] Earthenware manufacturer at The Ainleys Fireclay Works [1874]

Robinson, John HenryRef 71-67
[1843-1877] He was an inn keeper in Northowram.

John Henry died 12th August 1877 (aged 34).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 4175] with John Robinson

Robinson, John HigginRef 71-20
[1868-1945] Born in Halifax

He was a civil engineer [1898].

On 20th February 1898, he married Selina Maud Woodhead at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax.


Selina Maud was the daughter of
Rufus Woodhead
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy Blanche [1898-1971]
  2. George Harry [1901-1981]
  3. John Francis [1907-1984]
  4. Eric Higgin [1909-1949]

The couple died in Halifax: John [7th June 1945]; Selina Maud [28th January 1955]

Robinson, John WilliamRef 71-270
[1854-1934] Partner in Wood, Robinson & Company.

He was a member of the Brighouse Local Board and a member of the Brighouse School Board

See Thomas Normanton

Robinson, JonasRef 71-1607
[1796-18??] He was a weaver [1841].

Born in Ovenden.

He married Hannah [1806-18??].


Hannah was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Jesse
  2. Betty [b 1828] who was a worsted factory worker [1851]
  3. Isachar [b 1830] who was a worsted overlooker [1851]
  4. John [b 1831] who was a tailor [1851]
  5. Hannah [b 1833] who was a worsted factory girl [1851]
  6. Enoch
  7. Samuel [b 1837]
  8. Catherine [b 1840]
  9. Annis [b 1842]
  10. Christopher [b 1845]

The children were born in Ovenden.

The family lived at Ratten Clough, Ovenden [1841, 1851]

Robinson, JosephRef 71-1741
[18??-19??] Around 1897, he acquired New Mill, Wainstalls from George Tyson

Robinson, Dr JosephRef 71-76
[1866-19??] LRCP, LM, LRFPS.

Born in Ireland.

He qualified at the Universities of Edinburgh, Durham, & Dublin [1885].

He was a surgeon & general practitioner [1891] / Medical Officer for No.1 District, Kidderminster Union [1900] / a medical practitioner [1901].

In [Q4] 1895, he married Lily Jane Crowther [1870-19??] in Halifax.


Lily was born in Luddenden
 

They lived at

Robinson, JosephRef 71-42
[1892-1917]

In [Q1] 1914, he married Edith A. Scott in Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 21st Battalion Manchester Regiment.

He died 4th October 1917 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium [Grave Ref 120-124, 162-162A & 163A].

Edith married Mr Greenwood.

They lived at 13 Kimberley Street, Bonegate Road, Brighouse

Robinson, JosephRef 71-55
[1895-1918] Son on Sarah & John Robinson of Gainsborough.

Born in Gainsborough.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 10th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action in Italy [21st June 1918] (aged 23).

He was buried at Barenthal Military Cemetery [3 B 6].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Illingworth Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Robinson, KinninmontRef 71-34
[1887-1917] Son of Herbert Robinson.

Born in Elland.

He was a member of Halifax Parish Church / a saw mill engineer [1911] / employed by Sagar's.

On 16th May 1908, he married Emily Louisa Oldfield in Halifax.


Emily was born in Halifax, the daughter of Sam Oldfield
 

Children:

  1. Nellie [b 1912]

The family lived at 21 Holden Street, Halifax [1910] / 21 Pulmans Yard, Halifax [1911].

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1916], and served as a Private with the 21st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

Emily died Q3 1916.

Kinninmont died of wounds in a Field Dressing Station [21st June 1917].

Robinson, Miss LauraRef 71-10
[18??-1???] Headmistress at Halifax High School for Girls [September 1877]

Robinson, MaryRef 71-193
[16??-1672] In 1626, she married Edward Firth.

On the death of her son, Edward, the Manor of Marsden passed to Mary.

She went to live with her daughter, Mary, and son-in-law, Daniel Greenwood, in Steeple Ashton, Oxfordshire.

She died in Steeple Ashton.

On her death, the Manor of Marsden passed to her son-in-law, Daniel Greenwood

Robinson, MichaelRef 71-962
[18??-18??] Draper at Halifax.

In 1853, he was declared bankrupt

Robinson, MosesRef 71-73
[1791-1856] Born in Greetland.

He was a woollen weaver [1841] / a woollen hand loom weaver [1851].

Around 1822, he married Nancy [1788-1873].


Nancy was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. William [b 1822] who was a power loom cotton weaver [1841]
  2. Moses [b 1822] who was a power loom cotton weaver [1841]
  3. Hannah [b 1826] who was a power loom cotton weaver [1841], & married James Schofield
  4. James [b 1828] who was a power loom cotton weaver [1841], a carpet weaver [1851]
  5. Elizabeth [b 1830] who was a power loom cotton weaver [1841, 1851], & married James Normanton
  6. Aaron [1832-12th February 1846] who was a power loom cotton weaver [1841], & who was buried with his parents

The family lived at Spring Gardens, Warley [1841, 1851].

Moses died 27th August 1856 (aged 65).

In 1861, the widowed Nancy was living as house-keeper with daughter Elizabeth and her family.

Nancy died 3rd March 1873 (aged 85).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: E3]

Robinson, NathanRef 71-110
[1???-18??] In 1844, he brought Primitive Methodism to Brighouse and held early meetings at his home in Thornhill Briggs

Robinson, NathanielRef 71-66
[1841-1892] Born in Norland.

He was a stone delver [1865] / a beer house keeper & quarryman [1891] / landlord of the West Bottom Tavern, Norland [1892].

On 23rd April 1865, he married Amelia Holroyd [1843-1907] in Halifax.


Amelia was born in Norland
 

Children:

  1. Janet [b 1868]
  2. Mary [b 1869]
  3. Emily [b 1871]
  4. Annie [b 1873]
  5. Lily [1874-1881] who was buried with her parents
  6. Nat [1876-1877] who was buried with his parents
  7. Kate [b 1878] who married Samuel Turner

The family lived at

  • The Tavern, Hard End – (possibly) the West Bottom Tavern, Norland – [1881]
  • Hollin Well Cottages [1891]

Nathaniel died at the West Bottom Tavern [5th August 1892].

After his death, Amelia took over at the West Bottom Tavern [1901].

Amelia died at the West Bottom Tavern [17th February 1907].

Members of the family were buried at Christ Church, Barkisland [Grave Ref: 93].

After Amelia's death, son-in-law Samuel Turner took over at the West Bottom Tavern

Robinson, PCRef 71-1683
[18??-19??] Sowerby constable [1884].

Recorded on 12th July 1884, when he was involved in the case of William Culpan who was charged with serving PC Taylor with intoxicating liquor at the Travellers' Rest, Sowerby

Robinson, PhilipRef 71-45
[1922-1942] Son of Alice & Alfred Holden Robinson Robinson of Rastrick.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant with the 500th Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 12th March 1942 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey [Grave Ref 92]

Robinson, Professor KennethRef 71-40
[19??-] He was educated at Hipperholme Grammar School.

He is/was a psychoanalyst in private practice in Newcastle / lectures on the subject

Robinson, R.Ref 71-963
[18??-18??] Sail yarn maker at Elland.

In August 1863, he was declared bankrupt

Robinson, R. S. P.Ref 71-1256
[18??-1880] He served as a Lieutenant with the 33rd Duke of Wellington's Own Regiment.

He and Lieutenant J. B. H. Carmichael died in a landslip at Naina Tal India on 18th September 1880.

There is a memorial to him and other members of the regiment in Halifax Parish Church

Robinson, RamsdenRef 71-1022
[18??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland.


Question: Is he the same person as Ramsden Robinson?

 

In January 1852, he was declared insolvent

Robinson, RamsdenRef 71-71
[1824-1875] Son of Francis Robinson.

Born in Greetland.


Question: Is he the same person as Ramsden Robinson?

 

He was a wire drawer [1841] / a cloth manufacturer (woollen) master employing 1 man [1851] / a manufacturer & woollen weaver [1861] / a cloth finisher [1867] / a wool cloth finisher [1871].

In [Q4] 1845, he married Christina Whiteley [1826-1???] in Halifax.


Christina was born in Elland
 

Children:

  1. Zilpha [b 1847] who was a woollen hand loom weaver [1861], & married Samuel Taylor
  2. Samuel [1848-15th November 1853] who died aged 5 years
  3. Sam [b 1849]
  4. Harriet [b 1850]
  5. Jabez [1851-20th November 1853] who died aged 2 years
  6. infant who died April 27th 1853

The family lived at

  • Spaw Well, Halifax [1851]
  • 13 Quebec Street, Elland [1861]
  • Huddersfield Road, Elland [1871]

the children were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: Q1]

Ramsden died Q1 1875 (aged 51) 

Robinson, RandolphRef 71-84
[1876-1940] (Probably) son of Ephraim Robinson.

Born in Shelf.

He was a worsted spinner [1891] / a carpenter & joiner [1901] / a journeyman joiner & builder [1911].

In [Q2] 1899, he married Sarah Ellen Darwin [1877-19??] in Halifax.


Sarah Ellen was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Lillie [1899-1901]
  2. Ernest [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • Bramley Lane, Hipperholme [1901]
  • 6 Florence Street, Frances Street, Halifax [1911]

Randolph died 29th August 1940 (aged 64).

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 3152]

Robinson, RichardRef 71-4640
[16??-1???] Of Norwood Green.

He married (1) Mary.

Heywood records


A gracious woman, died in Christ, buried at Halifax AD 1672
 

He married (2) Mary Arundel.

Heywood records


Died of child-birth, was buried at Halifax Jan. 16 1678
 

Robinson, RichardRef 71-591
[16??-1690] Curate at Cross Stone [1681-1690]

Robinson, RichardRef 71-4
[17??-1799] of Colne.

In 1794, he married Sarah, daughter of William Greenwood.

Children:

  1. Hannah [b 1795]
  2. John [1797-1799]
  3. Jane [1798-1874] who married Alexander Fothergill
  4. William

Robinson, RichardRef 71-21
[1882-1914] Born in Ripon.

He was employed at Robinwood Mill, Todmorden / employed on the railway in Manchester / a reservist.

He married Ada.

In 1911, he was at Dover Castle serving with the 3rd Battalion Worcestershire Regiment.

He died of wounds [10th November 1914] (aged 32).

He was buried at Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck, France [Grave Ref II I 31].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, Robert HaroldRef 71-30
[1884-1917] Son of Fred Robinson.

On 18th August 1913, he married Edith Alice Wannan [1888-1971] at All Saints' Church, Dudwell.

He lived at 13 Glen Terrace. Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [3rd August 1914], and served as a Private with the 2nd/1st Battalion Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry (Queen's Own).

He was discharged with TB [24th November 1915].

He died after a long illness [3rd October 1917].

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell with his father [2 10/O].

He is remembered in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at All Saints' Church, Dudwell, and on the Memorial at Holy Trinity Church, Halifax

Robinson, SamRef 71-77
[1860-1934] Son of Edwin Robinson.

Born in Halifax.

He was a presser of cloth [1881] / a worsted stuff finisher [1901] / a stuff finisher [1911].

He married Lavinia [1863-1929].


Lavinia was (possibly) the daughter of Joseph Beaumont, and was the widow of Sam's brother William Henry Robinson.

She had a son by her first marriage: Thomas Highley [b 1887]

 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. Sam [b 1889] who was a half-timer / worsted spinning hand [1901], a packer & warehouseman [1911]
  3. Ada [b 1895] who was a worker in bookbinding [1911]
  4. William H who died 30th August 1898 (aged 1 year & 8 months) 

The family lived at 11 Bright Street, Halifax [1901, 1911].

Lavinia died 30th September 1929 (aged 66).

Sam died 20th November 1934 (aged 74).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-F17]

Robinson, SamuelRef 71-74
[18??-1???] Of Greetland.

In [Q2] 1868, he married Matilda Howe in Halifax


Matilda was the daughter of
Aaron Howe
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1869-19th May 1930] who was a cotton reeler [1881], a cotton winder [1891], a cotton reeler [1901], a machine knitter stockings [1911], & never married
  2. Ethel Ada [1870-10th February 1957] who was a cotton winder [1891], a knitter [1901], an invalid [1911], & never married

Matilda & her daughters lived with her parents and siblings at Lindwell, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901].

Matilda died 23rd August 1909 (aged 66).

Elizabeth & Ethel Ada lived at 11 Hoults Lane, Greetland [1911].

Matilda & her daughters were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A12]

Robinson, Miss Sarah A.Ref 71-1380
[1844-1???] In 1881, she was headmistress of the Girls' High School, Clare Road, Halifax

Robinson, StephenRef 71-11
[1817-18??] Son of Thomas Robinson, farmer.

Born in Keighley.

He was an overlooker [1865] / a grocer [1871].

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. Cecilia F. [b 1846]

He was a widower by 1865.

He married (2) Sarah Mitchell at Halifax Parish Church [1865].


Sarah was the daughter of
John Mitchell
 

In 1871, they were living at Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge, with Sarah's widowed father John Mitchell.

John died in 1872, and Stephen and Sarah continued to live at Wharf Street, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1881]; 14 Wharf Street, Sowerby Bridge [1891, 1901]

Living with them [in 1881, 1891] were nephew John William Lodge and his family.

Sarah was widowed by 1891.

She was a grocer [1881] / an earthenware dealer [1891] / a grocer [1901]

Living with her [in 1901] were sister Mary A. Atkinson, and nephew John William Lodge and family.

Sarah died in 1907 (aged 87) 

Robinson, T.Ref 71-25
[18??-191?] Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served with the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, ThomasRef 71-1300
[18??-19??] Partner in Abraham Robinson & Sons, cotton manufacturer at Heptonstall

Robinson, ThomasRef 71-1725
[1825-1???] Son of plasterer James Robinson.

Born in Warley.

He was plasterer of Midgley [1852] / a slater & plasterer [1861, 1871, 1881, 1891].

In 1852, he married (1) Hannah Lister [1832-1872] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Midgley, was the daughter of joiner Abraham Lister
 

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1854] who was a pupil-teacher [1871]
  2. Lister [b 1857] who was a slater & plasterer [1871]
  3. Frank
  4. Albert [b 1861]
  5. Frederick [b 1863]
  6. Mary [b 1867] who was a mill hand [1891]
  7. Ellen [b 1866]
  8. Arthur [b 1869] who was an assistant school master [1891]

In 1874, he married (2) Sarah Robinson in Halifax.

The family lived at

  • Naylor Lane, Midgley [1861]
  • Little Ellen Royd, Midgley [1871]
  • Hollins Terrace, Warley [1881]
  • 37 Hollings Mill Lane, Sowerby Bridge [1891]

Robinson, ThomasRef 71-1533
[1826-1???] In 1871, he was a widower and a cork cutter, living at 8 Broad Street, Halifax.

His widowed sister, Jane C. Denham [1821-1???], was visiting him [1871]

Robinson, ThomasRef 71-1489
[1842-1908] Sweets manufacturer at Todmorden

Robinson, ThomasRef 71-80
[1846-1895] Born in Southowram.

He was a butcher [1871, 1881, 1891].

In [Q4] 1869, he married Emily Haigh [1846-1901] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Southowram
 

Children:

  1. Lucy [b 1870] who was a dress maker [1891]
  2. Louisa [b 1872]
  3. Arthur [b 1874] who was a piano maker's apprentice [1891], a piano maker [1901]
  4. Herbert [b 1876] who was a butcher's apprentice [1891], a horse driver for coal merchant [1901]
  5. Emily [b 1879]
  6. Lewis Haigh [b 1880] who was a cartwright [1901]

The children were born in Northowram.

The family lived at 43 St Thomas Street, Northowram [1871, 1881, 1891, 1901].

Thomas died 11th January 1895 (aged 48) 

Emily died 4th August 1901 (aged 55).

The couple were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-B12]

Robinson, Thomas FrederickRef 71-1249
[1827-1???] Son of George William Robinson.

He was involved in Robinson Brothers Cork Growers Limited.

In 1851, he was a journey man / cork manufacturer, living with his brother William

Robinson, WalterRef 71-5010
[18??-1???] A carpet printer from Ovenden.

In 1873, he married Hannah Smith [18??-1???] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Walter

Robinson, WalterRef 71-r801
[1875-1907] He was the conductor of the tram which was involved in the Pye Nest Tram Disaster of 15th October 1907 and was killed as part of the tram fell on him

Robinson, WalterRef 71-1659
[1884-1???] Son of butcher Walter Robinson.

He was a hosier of Queen Street, West Vale [1915] / landlord of the Anchor Inn, Brighouse [1915, 1921].

On 26th May 1915, he married Florence Dorothy Sutcliffe at Halifax Parish Church.


Florence Dorothy was the daughter of James Sutcliffe
 

Robinson, Major WalterRef 71-689
[19??-19??] Elder son of Albert Clifford Robinson of Slead Hall, Brighouse.

In July 1946, he married Barbara Lloyd-Jones from Tasmania

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-17
[1???-18??]

Recorded in 1822, when he was an ironmonger at New Market Street, Halifax

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-498
[1541-16??] Son of James Robinson.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. James
  2. a daughter
  3. a daughter
  4. a daughter
  5. a daughter

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-7
[16??-1???] Of Halifax.

On 29th July 1692, Charles Dimmey was hanged for forging a will belonging to Robinson

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-14
[18??-18??] He was a blacksmith [1871].

On 7th May 1855, he married Hannah Sharps [1830-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.

They lived at Smithy Fold, Northowram [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] were boarders John and Ernest, sons of Jubal Riley, who were probably apprentice blacksmiths.

William was dead by 1879.

On 25th June 1879, Hannah married Joseph Brearley at Halifax Parish Church

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-3
[1800-18??] Son of Richard Robinson.

Born at Stones.

Recorded in 1838, when he was considered a proper person to be an Overseer of the Poor for Todmorden & Walsden.

In March 1839, he was charged with having refused to account to the auditor of the Todmorden Poor Law Union.

He married Mary Thompson of Rawdon.

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1825] who married Edwin Eastwood

The family lived at Stones [1832, 1841, 1851].

After 1851, he and his family moved to Rochdale where he owned Belfield Mill.

See Todmorden & Walsden Select Vestry

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-406
[1806-1???] Born in Bolton.

In 1852, he introduced calico printing to Brighouse. He established a business which passed to his sons, Edward and John. With their brother-in-law, Frederick Laxton, they established Robinson & Laxton.

He married Hannah [1805-19??].

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1829]
  2. John [b 1831]
  3. William [b 1835]
  4. Mary Ann [b 1841] who married Frederick Laxton
  5. Eleanor Young [b 1845]

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-85
[1810-18??] Born in Rastrick.

He was a farmer [1871] / a grocer [1881].

Around 1849, he married Ruth [1815-18??].


Ruth was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Jane [b 1849] who was a mill hand [1871]
  2. Leah [b 1851] who was a weaver [1871]
  3. Henry [b 1852] who was a plumber & gas fitter [1871], a plumber [1881]
  4. Edwin [b 1856] who was a butcher [1871]
  5. Albin

The family lived at

  • Toothill, Rastrick [1871]
  • New North Road, Rastrick [1881]

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-1637
[1816-1882] Born in Clifton. Landlord of the Anchor, Brighouse [1874, 1881].

On 7th August 1842, he married (1) Sarah Barraclough at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah was the daughter of Nathan Barraclough
 

Children:

  1. Mary [b 1843]

Sarah died in 1876.

On 28th April 1881, he married (2) Lydia, widow of James Barraclough, at Halifax Parish Church.

His nephew and stepson Arthur Barraclough succeeded him at the Anchor [1882].

William and Lydia died within a year of each other.

Members of the family were buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-1325
[1858-19??] Born in Huddersfield.

He was Managing Director of the Grand Theatre, Halifax [1905] / a theatrical director [1911]

In [Q4] 1880, he married Mary Eliza Marsden [1860-19??] in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Jessie [b 1884] who was a theatre clerk [1911]
  2. Mabel [b 1887]
  3. Doris [b 1893] who was a billposter's clerk [1911]

They lived at 28 Clare Road, Halifax [1911]

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-75
[1859-1942] Son of Amos Robinson.

Born in Southowram.

He was a brass finisher [1881, 1891].

He married Elizabeth [1857-1935].

Children:

  1. Albert Percy [1878-14th November 1918] who was a school teacher [1891], & married Jennie
  2. Annie [b 1880]
  3. Nellie [b 1883]
  4. Amos [1884-25th September 1908] who married Florence
  5. Emily [b 1890]
  6. James Edward who died in infancy
  7. George who died in infancy

The family lived at

  • 6 Mount Pleasant, Southowram [1881]
  • Withinfields, Southowram [1891]

Elizabeth died 18th August 1935 (aged 78).

William died 13th February 1942 (aged 83) 

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-E9]

Robinson, WilliamRef 71-24
[1880-1915] Born in Ashton under Lyne.

Of Todmorden.

His brother Joseph Robinson lived at Failsworth, Manchester.

William was a spinner at Mons Mill, Todmorden.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], and served as a Private with the 6th Battalion Loyal North Lancashire Regiment.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in the Dardanelles [9th August 1915].

He is remembered on the Helles Memorial, Gallipoli [Grave Ref 152-154], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, William CornforthRef 71-568
[1861-1931] Born in Carlton, Yorkshire. He began work at the age of 10 in a mill in Burnley. At the age of 17, he organised a Trade Union after experiencing a 20-week-long strike. He became the General Secretary of the Amalgamated Association of Beamers, Twisters and Drawers. He was MP for Elland in 1922, lost the seat in 1923 and won it again in 1924-1929

Robinson, William EnochRef 71-38
[1850-1903] Son of Jesse Robinson.

He was a worsted singer [1871].

He lived at Rhodes Street, Halifax [1893].

On 7th December 1893, he married Clara Rebecca Taylor at Christ Church, Blackpool.


Clara Rebecca was the daughter of Rebecca & George Taylor and stepdaughter of William Greenwood
 

William Enoch died in 1903 (aged 53)  The widowed Rebecca lived at 95 Waterloo Crescent, Halifax [1911].

Living with her [in was her widowed mother Rebecca

Robinson, William HenryRef 71-22
[1812-1917] Son of Mr Robinson.

Of Todmorden.

During World War I, he served with the 207th Battalion Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 11th July 1917 (aged 25).

He was buried at Messines Ridge British Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref V C 32].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, William HenryRef 71-1247
[1818-1867] Son of George William Robinson.

Born in Huddersfield.

He and his brother, George, started working in a cork factory in London. In 1854, the brothers were in Morocco with William Milligan. They then went to Portalegre, Portugal.

He and his brothers, George and John, established Robinson Brothers Cork Growers in Halifax.

In [Q4] 1847, he married Carolina Bayldon [1830-1???] in Huddersfield


Carolina was born in Huddersfield
 

Children:

  1. Herbert [b 1850]
  2. Emily [b 1850]

The family lived at 19 Broad Street, Halifax.

William Henry died in Halifax [Q3 1867] (aged 49) 

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 960]

Robinson, William HenryRef 71-56
[1851-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a wool warehouseman [1901] / a brass foundry labourer [1911].

In [Q2] 1872, he married Emily Eastwood [1853-1???].


Emily was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. John Holdsworth [b 1873] who was a plumber's apprentice [1891]
  5. David [b 1878] who was an oiler (worsted mill) [1891], a brass moulder [1901]
  6. Walter [b 1881] who was a doffer (worsted mill) [1891], a plumber [1901]
  7. Frederick [b 1883] who was a stone mason [1901]
  8. Sidney [b 1890]
  9. Ethel [b 1892] who was a printer's machine feeder [1911]
  10. William Henry

The family lived at

  • 13 Crampton Street, Halifax [1881]
  • Crampton Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 36 Highfield Place, Parkinson Lane, Halifax [1901, 1911]
  • Bowman Terrace, Halifax

Robinson, William HenryRef 71-79
[1859-1896] Son of Edwin Robinson.

He was a half-timer [[1871] / a tailor [1881, 1891].

In [Q1] 1886, he married Lavinia Beaumont in Halifax.


Lavinia was (possibly) the daughter of Joseph Beaumont
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Hiley [b 1887] who was a worsted spinning hand [1901], a piece scourer [1911]
  2. Nora who died 26th October 1892 (aged 1 year & 6 months) 

William Henry died 2nd May 1896 (aged 37).

Lavinia married (2) Sam Robinson


Sam was William Henry's brother
 

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-F17]

Robinson, William HenryRef 71-43
[1894-1917] Son of William Henry Robinson

He was apprentice (water works) [1911] / a plumber with Halifax Corporation Water Works.

In [Q3] 1915, he married Clara Hanson in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Maurice [b 1916]

They lived at 36 Penn Street, Pellon Lane, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted [1915], and served as a Sergeant with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was reported missing and assumed to have died at Bullecourt [3rd May 1917] (aged 23).

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [Grave Ref 6]

Robinson, WrightRef 71-5
[18??-18??] Manager of the Church Street Co-Op, Rastrick which opened in March 1857

 

The Robinson family of Halifax & StansfieldRef 71-911

The Robinson family of SowerbyRef 71-910
James Robinson was an early member of the family.

The family is discussed in the book Yorkshire Pedigrees

Robinson surnameRef 71-1
A patronymic surname meaning son of Robin.

It is found, and probably originates, in many parts of Britain.

George Redmonds writes that John Robynson is recorded at Sowerby in 1456, James Robynson is recorded at Sowerby in 1545 and John Robinson is recorded at Ovenden in 1591.

There are over 150 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Robinson, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Robinson:


Marriages 1805, 1808, 1811, 1835, 1858, 1861, 1864, 1872, 1876, 1878, 1883, 1885, 1888, 1889, 1896, 1899, 1902, 1906, 1907, 1915, 1923, 1927; Deaths 1898, 1907
 



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