William Robson

about 1813–
Rothbury, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of William

William Robson was born about 1813, in Rothbury, Northumberland, England, United Kingdom. He married Sally Stone in 1842.

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Family Time Line

William Robson
1813–
Thomas Robson
1852–
Margaret Robson
1855–
George Robson
1856–
Anthony Robson
1859–
William Robson
1860–
Jane A. Robinson
1863–
William Robson
1855–
Jacob Henderson Robson
1861–
Margaret Frances Robson
1863–

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Children

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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

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Rob(be) (see Robb ), a pet form of Robert , + -son.

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

Possible Related Names

Robison
Robb

Sources (6)

  • William Robson in entry for William Robson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • William Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • William Robson, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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