Mary Robinson

Female7 April 1816–

Brief Life History of Mary

When Mary Robinson was christened on 7 April 1816, in Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Robinson, was 53 and her mother, Ann Kitching, was 52.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Robinson
1763–
Ann Kitching
1764–
Elizabeth Robinson
1794–
Elizabeth Robinson
1799–1875
Ann Robinson
1796–
John Robinson
1798–1874
Hannah Robinson
1800–1851
Edward Robinson
1802–
William Robinson
1803–
Soloman Robinson
1806–1807
Ann Robinson
1808–
Mary Robinson
1816–
Catherine Robinson
1821–

Sources (2)

  • Mary Robinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Greasley Parish, Notts., England, Bishops Transcripts

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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World Events (3)

1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

1830

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .

West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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