Mary Robinson

7 April 1816–
Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Robinson was christened on 7 April 1816, in Greasley, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Robinson, was 49 and her mother, Ann, was 47.

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Joseph Robinson
Elizabeth Robinson
Edward Robinson
William Robinson
Soloman Robinson
Ann Robinson
Mary Robinson
Catherine Robinson

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+2 More Children

World Events (3)

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
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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Sources (2)

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

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