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Mrs Robinson [1598-1679]
Mr Robinson [18??-1???]
Abraham Robinson [18??-1???]
Abraham Robinson [1801-18??]
Abram Robinson [1860-1???]
Albert Robinson [1841-1898]
Albert Clifford Robinson [18??-19??]
Alfred Robinson [1839-1913]
Alfred Robinson [1884-1917]
Alfred H. Robinson [1???-19??]
Allen Robinson [18??-1???]
Amos Robinson [1816-1900]
Angus Robinson [1854-1930]
Angus Robinson [1899-1918]
Arthur Robinson [1???-19??]
Arthur Robinson [18??-19??]
Arthur Robinson [1852-1???]
Asa Robinson [18??-19??]
Benjamin Robinson [17??-17??]
Benjamin Robinson [1779218??]
Rev C. J. Robinson [18??-19??]
Charles Robinson [1798-18??]
Clifford Robinson [17??-1???]
Craven Robinson [1831-1910]
Dan Robinson [1???-18??]
Daniel Robinson [1857-1937]
Douglass Robinson [19??-19??]
E. Robinson [18??-19??]
Edmund Robinson [1???-16??]
Rev Edmund Robinson [16??-1691]
Edward Robinson [15??-16??]
Edward Robinson [1836-19??]
Edward Robinson [1866-1950]
Rev Edward J. Robinson [18??-18??]
Eli Robinson [18??-19??]
Elizabeth Robinson [1758-1834]
Elizabeth Robinson [1791-18??]
Ellen Mary (Nezzie) Robinson [1887-1971]
Enoch Robinson [1835-1926]
Enoch Robinson [1841-1???]
Enoch Holroyd Robinson [1885-1957]
Eric Leslie Robinson [1894-1917]
Esther Robinson [1739-1791]
Frank Robinson [1859-1???]
Frank Robinson [1880-1924]
Fred Robinson [1854-1910]
Frederick Robinson [1858-1887]
G. Robinson [1895-1916]
G. W. Robinson [18??-19??]
George Robinson [17??-1???]
George Robinson [17??-18??]
George Robinson [18??-1???]
George Robinson [18??-1???]
George Robinson [1810-1875]
George Robinson [1813-18??]
George Robinson [1894-1916]
George Robinson [1896-1915]
George Edward Robinson [1865-1933]
George Emmett Wright Robinson [1841-1???]
George Milner Robinson [18??-1918]
Rev George Walter Robinson [187?-18??]
George Wheelhouse Robinson [1857-1931]
George William Robinson [17??-18??]
Rev Gilbert William Robinson [18??-18??]
Giles Robinson [15??-16??]
Harry Robinson [1879-19??]
Harry Robinson [1915-1944]
Henry Robinson [18??-19??]
Rev Henry Robinson [1834-1906]
Canon Henry Tavener Robinson [18??-19??]
Herbert Robinson [18??-19??]
Herbert Robinson [1862-1909]
Herbert Robinson [1898-1917]
Irvin Robinson [18??-1???]
Rev J. Robinson [18??-19??]
Rev J. H. Robinson [18??-18??]
James Robinson [1???-1574]
James Robinson [15??-16??]
James Robinson [15??-16??]
James Robinson [1786-1859]
James Robinson [18??-18??]
James Robinson [1830-1???]
James Robinson [1838-1868]
James William Robinson [1865-19??]
Jane Robinson [1700-1770]
Jeptha Robinson [1835-1???]
Jesse Robinson [1825-1901]
Jesse Robinson [1867-1933]
John Robinson [1???-15??]
John Robinson [1641-1674]
John Robinson [17??-18??]
John Robinson [17??-18??]
John Robinson [1727-1802]
John Robinson [18??-1???]
John Robinson [18??-1894]
John Robinson [18??-19??]
John Robinson [18??-19??]
John Robinson [1807-1???]
John Robinson [1816-18??]
John Robinson [1816-1881]
John Robinson [1846-1???]
John Robinson [1893-1922]
John Alvaro Robinson [1861-1892]
John Arthur Robinson [1871-1928]
John Aspinall Robinson [1834-1902]
John Edward Robinson [1839-1???]
John Edward Robinson [1853-1???]
John G. Robinson [18??-18??]
John Higgin Robinson [1868-1945]
John William Robinson [1854-1934]
Jonas Robinson [1796-18??]
Joseph Robinson [18??-19??]
Joseph Robinson [1892-1917]
Joseph Robinson [1895-1918]
Kinninmont Robinson [1887-1917]
Miss Laura Robinson [18??-1???]
Mary Robinson [16??-1672]
Michael Robinson [18??-18??]
Nathan Robinson [1???-18??]
PC Robinson [18??-19??]
Philip Robinson [1922-1942]
Professor Kenneth Robinson [19??-]
R. Robinson [18??-18??]
R. H. Robinson [18??-1917]
R. S. P. Robinson [18??-1880]
Ramsden Robinson [18??-18??]
Richard Robinson [16??-1???]
Richard Robinson [16??-1690]
Richard Robinson [17??-1799]
Richard Robinson [1882-1914]
Robert Harold Robinson [1884-1917]
Miss Sarah A. Robinson [1844-1???]
Stephen Robinson [1817-18??]
T. Robinson [18??-191?]
Thomas Robinson [18??-19??]
Thomas Robinson [1825-1???]
Thomas Robinson [1826-1???]
Thomas Robinson [1842-1908]
Thomas Frederick Robinson [1827-1???]
Walter Robinson [18??-1???]
Walter Robinson [1875-1907]
Walter Robinson [1884-1???]
Major Walter Robinson [19??-19??]
William Robinson [1???-18??]
William Robinson [1541-16??]
William Robinson [16??-1???]
William Robinson [18??-18??]
William Robinson [1800-18??]
William Robinson [1806-1???]
William Robinson [1816-1882]
William Robinson [1858-19??]
William Robinson [1880-1915]
William Cornforth Robinson [1861-1931]
William Henry Robinson [1812-1917]
William Henry Robinson [1818-1867]
William Henry Robinson [1851-1???]
William Henry Robinson [1894-1917]
Wright Robinson [18??-18??] 


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

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

Robinson, Abraham
[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, Abram
[1860-1???] Son of Jeptha Robinson.

Born in Northowram.

He was a worsted spinner [1871] / a flag facer (stone) [1881] / a flag facer quarry [1891] / a stone hewer and inn keeper 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 brick maker Nathan Mitchell of Claremount.

She was a beer seller's assistant [1901]

 

Children:

  1. Asa [b 1884] who was a stone hewer [1901]

The family lived at

  • 15 Park Square, Northowram [1891]
  • 38a Damask Street, Halifax [1911]

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

Robinson, Albert
[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 [1921].

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

Robinson, Albert Clifford
[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, Alfred
[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, Alfred
[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 [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.
[1???-19??] Piano tuner at Brighouse [1939]

Robinson, Allen
[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, Amos
[1816-1900] Of Withinfields, Southowram.

He was an organ-builder.

For 50 years, he was organist at St Anne's in the Grove Church, Southowram

Robinson, Angus
[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, Angus
[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 [4], on Luddenden & Midgley War Memorial, and on Ebenezer United Methodist Memorial, Luddenden Dean.

His cousin Thomas Brown also died in the War

Robinson, Arthur
[1???-19??] Furnishers.

They were at 43 Briggate, Brighouse [1947]

Robinson, Arthur
[18??-19??] Cork merchant.

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

Robinson, Arthur
[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, Asa
[18??-19??] Player with Halifax RLFC [1908]. He won caps for England and for Great Britain while at Halifax

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

Robinson, Charles
[1798-18??] MRCS.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a general practitioner [1851].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Charlotte [b 1828] who married William Wrigley Widdop

Robinson, Clifford
[17??-1???] Brother of George William Robinson [??].

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

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

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

Robinson, Daniel
[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 80.

The couple are remembered at Mount Zion Methodist Chapel, Ogden

Robinson, Douglass
[19??-19??] He was Mayor of Halifax [1960-1961]

Robinson, E.
[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, Edmund
[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 Edmund
[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, Edward
[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, Edward
[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, Edward
[1866-1950] Born in Southowram.

On 10th December 1892, he married Emily Bateman [1865-1920] at St Mary's Church, Gomersal.


Emily was born in Scholes
 

Children:

  1. Eric Leslie

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

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

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

Robinson, Elizabeth
[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, Elizabeth
[1791-18??] Grocer at Woolshops, Halifax [1841]

Robinson, Ellen Mary (Nezzie)
[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, Enoch
[1835-1926] JP.

Son of Jonas Robinson.

He was a master worsted spinner [1871]. Worsted manufacturer with a business at Lee Mills, which were owned by John Crossley. He had to move when Crossley needed the premises for his own expansion. He had business at Blackwood Mill, Halifax. He was partner in Ingham & Robinson.

He was Alderman for Halifax Pellon Ward [1894]. He was Mayor of Halifax [1904-1905].

He gave West View Park to the town

He married Ellen [1841-1???].

Children:

  1. George E [b 1866]
  2. Jesse [b 1868]
  3. Alice [b 1869]
  4. John [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • 3 & 5 Queens Road, Halifax [1871]
  • West Royd, King Cross [1905]

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

Robinson, Enoch
[1841-1???] He married Ellen [1841-1881].

Children:

  1. George Edward
  2. John [1870-1954] who married Minnie A. [1868-1958]
  3. Ellen [1881-1885]

The family lived at Clay Pits, Halifax.

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

Robinson, Enoch Holroyd
[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, Eric Leslie
[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 the Railway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) [A 6], on the Memorial at 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, Esther
[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, Frank
[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, Frank
[1880-1924] He married Ada.

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

Robinson, Fred
[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, Frederick
[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.
[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 the Adanac Military Cemetery, Miraumont [II H 16]

Robinson, G. W.
[18??-19??] Medical practitioner in Elland [1895]

Robinson, George
[17??-1???] Assistant Curate at Lightcliffe [1780]

Robinson, George
[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, George
[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, George
[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, George
[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, George
[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, George
[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 on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Robinson, George
[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 the Talana Farm Cemetery [IV H 10].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial

Robinson, George Edward
[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 Wright
[1841-1???] Born in Halifax. 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 Milner
[18??-1918] Elder son of George Wheelhouse Robinson

Robinson, George, Viscount Goderich

Robinson, Rev George Walter
[187?-18??] Curate at Elland [187?]

Robinson, George Wheelhouse
[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 William
[17??-18??] He married Mary Chadwick.

Children:

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

Robinson, Rev Gilbert William
[18??-18??] MA.

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

Robinson, Giles
[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, Harry
[1879-19??] He was licensed victualler at the Bowling Green, Halifax [1911].

In 1903, he married Ada Marshall, (possibly) daughter of Abraham Marshall, in Halifax.

Children:

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

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

Robinson, Harry
[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 the Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery [VI A 2].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

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

Robinson, Rev Henry
[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 Tavener
[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, Herbert
[18??-19??] Of Robinson Brothers Cork Growers Limited.

He lived at 26 The Crescent, Hipperholme [1905]

Robinson, Herbert
[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, Herbert
[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 the Merville Communal Cemetery Extension [II A 49].

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

Robinson, Irvin
[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.
[18??-19??] Minister at Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Elland [1867]

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

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

He married Mary.

Children:

  1. Mary Grace who married Thomas Rawden from York

Robinson, James
[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, James
[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 ~1859

Robinson, James
[18??-18??] He was landlord of the Red Lion, Halifax [1861]

Robinson, James
[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, James
[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 [] (aged 1917); James [] (aged 1915) 

Robinson, James William
[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, Jane
[1700-1770] Of Hudhey, Haslingden.

She married Samuel Fielden.

She died at Knowltop

Robinson, Jeptha
[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].

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, Jesse
[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 [b 1850] who was a worsted singer [1871]
  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, Jesse
[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, John
[1???-15??] Curate at Luddenden [1526]

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

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

Robinson, John
[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, John
[1816-18??] Born in Huddersfield.

Cork cutter in Manchester.

He moved to Halifax in the 1850s.

Partner in Robinson Brothers.

He married Sarah Bradshaw [1827-1???].

Children:

  1. Samuel T [b 1844]
  2. Mary Agnes [1851-1???]
  3. John Edward
  4. Charlotte S [b 1868]
  5. Louisa T [b 1870]

The family lived at

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

Robinson, John
[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, John
[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, John
[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 Alvaro
[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 [1862]

Robinson, John Arthur
[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 Aspinall
[1834-1902] He was a stone merchant / 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 Edward
[1839-1???] Son of John Robinson.

Born in Manchester.

Partner in cork manufacturer Robinson Brothers. He lived at 35 North Parade, Halifax [1887]

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

Robinson, John Higgin
[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 William
[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, Jonas
[1796-18??] He was a weaver [1841].

He married Hannah [1806-18??].

Children:

  1. Jesse
  2. Betty [b 1827]
  3. Issachar [b 1829]
  4. John [b 1831]
  5. Hannah [b 1833]
  6. Enoch [b 1835]
  7. Samuel [b 1837]
  8. Catherine [b 1840]

The family lived at Ratten Clough [1841]

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

Robinson, Joseph
[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 [120-124, 162-162A & 163A].

Edith married Mr Greenwood.

They lived at 13 Kimberley Street, Bonegate Road, Brighouse

Robinson, Joseph
[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, Kinninmont
[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 [1889-1916] in Halifax.


Emily was born in Halifax
 

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 Laura
[18??-1???] Headmistress at Halifax High School for Girls [September 1877]

Robinson, Mary
[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, Michael
[18??-18??] Draper at Halifax.

In 1853, he was declared bankrupt

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

Robinson, PC
[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, Philip
[1922-1942] Son of Alice & Alfred Holden Robinson Robinson of Rastrick.

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

He died 12th March 1942 (aged 20).

He is remembered on the Runnymede Memorial [92]

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

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

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

In August 1863, he was declared bankrupt

Robinson, R. H.
[18??-1917]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/1st Battalion Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry (Queen's Own).

He died 3rd October 1917.

He was buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell [2 10/0]

Robinson, R. S. P.
[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, Ramsden
[18??-18??] Woollen manufacturer at Elland.

In January 1852, he was declared insolvent

Robinson, Richard
[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, Richard
[16??-1690] Curate at Cross Stone [1681-1690]

Robinson, Richard
[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, Richard
[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 the Trois Arbres Cemetery, Steenwerck [II I 31].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, Robert Harold
[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 in his father's grave there [2 10/O].

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

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

Robinson, Stephen
[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.
[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, Thomas
[18??-19??] Partner in Abraham Robinson & Sons, cotton manufacturer at Heptonstall

Robinson, Thomas
[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, Thomas
[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, Thomas
[1842-1908] Sweets manufacturer at Todmorden

Robinson, Thomas Frederick
[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, Walter
[18??-1???] A carpet printer from Ovenden.

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

Children:

  1. Walter

Robinson, Walter
[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, Walter
[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, daughter of James Sutcliffe at Halifax Parish Church

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

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

Robinson, William
[1???-18??]

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

Robinson, William
[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, William
[16??-1???] Of Halifax.

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

Robinson, William
[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, William
[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, William
[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, William
[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, William
[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, William
[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 [152-154], and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, William Cornforth
[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 Henry
[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 the Messines Ridge British Cemetery [V C 32].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Robinson, William Henry
[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 Henry
[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 Henry
[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 [6]

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

 

The Robinson family of Brighouse

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

The Robinson family of Halifax & Stansfield

The Robinson family of Sowerby
James Robinson was an early member of the family.

The family is discussed in the book Yorkshire Pedigrees

Robinson surname
The surname is patronymic and means the 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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