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 had at least 6 sons and 3 daughters.

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William Robson
Thomas Robson
Margaret Robson
George Robson
Anthony Robson
William Robson
Jane A. Robinson
William Robson
Jacob Henderson Robson
Margaret Frances Robson

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World Events (7)

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.

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Sources (6)

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

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