Matthew Robinson

Male24 February 1833–

Brief Life History of Matthew

When Matthew Robinson was born before 24 February 1833, in Dalton in Furness, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Matthew Robinson, was 34 and his mother, Jane Gaskell, was 28. He lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Frizington, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Matthew Robinson
Jane Gaskell
George Robinson
Matthew Robinson

Sources (9)

  • Mathew Robinson in household of Andrew Atkinson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Matthew Robinson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Matthew Robinson, "England, Cumbria Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)

1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842

Age 9

The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.


Age 10

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 45

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

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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