Dorothy Violet Robinson

Newstead, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Dorothy Violet

When Dorothy Violet Robinson was born in 1885, in Newstead, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ernest Spence Robinson, was 29 and her mother, Julia Jones, was 24. She married Reginald Herbert Terry on 18 June 1907, in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Dunston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Reginald Herbert Terry
Dorothy Violet Robinson
Marriage: 18 June 1907
Reginald Ernest Terry
Dorothy Joyce Terry

Spouse and Children

18 June 1907
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


    Reginald Ernest Terry


    Dorothy Joyce Terry


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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 33

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dorothy Violet Robinson in household of Ernest S Robinson, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Dorothy Violet Robinson, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Dorothy Violet in entry for Dorothy Joyce Terry, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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