Robert Rawle

Lynton, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Rawle was born in 1838, in Lynton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, David Rawle, was 45 and his mother, Mary Laramy, was 40. He married Sarah Helleker about April 1870, in Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Ilfracombe, Devon, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Robert Rawle
Sarah Helleker
Marriage: about April 1870
Alice Edith Rawle
Ernest Rawle
Ellen Louisa Rawle

Spouse and Children

about April 1870
Bedminster, Somerset, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 5

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 16

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.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 42

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Ralph .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Rawle in household of David Rawle, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Robert Rawle, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robert Rawle, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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