Robert Salter

1841–Male
Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Salter was born in 1841, in Hemyock, Devon, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Salter, was 43 and his mother, Edith Manfield, was 36.

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Family Time Line

John Salter
1798–1847
Edith Manfield
1805–1875
Charles Salter
1829–1897
John Salter
1831–
William Salter
1834–1879
James Salter
1836–
George Salter
1838–
Robert Salter
1841–
Sarah Salter
1841–
Mary Salter
1843–
Jane Salter
1846–

Parents and Siblings

    John Salter

    Male1798–1847Male

    Edith Manfield

    Female1805–1875Female

siblings

(9)

    Charles Salter

    Male1829–1897Male

    John Salter

    Male1831–Male

    Male1834–1879Male

    James Salter

    Male1836–Male

    George Salter

    Male1838–Male

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World Events (8)

1843

Age 2

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

Age 13

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 39

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

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt (a precious commodity in medieval times), from Middle English salt ‘salt’ + the agent suffix -er.2 English: occupational name for a player on the psaltery, a string instrument, Middle English, Old French saltere ‘psaltery’. (The Middle English word is derived from Latin psalterium, Greek psaltērion, from psallein ‘to sound’).3 North German form of Salzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Salter in household of Edith Salter, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robert Salter in household of William Cotrall (Cottrell), "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Robert Salter in household of William Cottrell, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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