William Robson

about 1813–
Rothbury, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

William Robson was born about 1813, in Rothbury, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. He married Sally Stone in 1842. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Robson
1813–
Sally Stone
1826–
Marriage: 1842
Elizabeth Robinson
1844–1906
Alice Tolbert Robinson
1857–1934

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1842
children

(2)

World Events (7)

1815

Age 2

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 20

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.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 41

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Rob, a short form of Robert .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • William Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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