Robert Lee

1825–1893 (Age 68)
Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Lee was born in 1825, in Heywood, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Lee, was 43 and his mother, Betty Crossley, was 25. He married Elizabeth Chadwick on 6 July 1845, in Bury, Lancashire, England. They were the parents of at least 7 daughters. He lived in Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Monks Coppenhall, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom for about 30 years. He died in 1893, in Nantwich, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Robert Lee
1825–1893
Elizabeth Chadwick
1825–1909
Marriage: 6 July 1845
Harriet Lee
1845–1915
Elizabeth Lee
1848–1916
Ellen Lee
1853–1925
Hannah Lee
1856–
Sophia Lee
1858–1883
Sarah Jane Lee
1863–1895
Margaret Lee
1867–1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 July 1845
Bury, Lancashire, England
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Lee

    Male1782–Male

    Betty Crossley

    Female1800–1833Female

siblings

(5)

    Harriet Lee

    Female1819–Female

    Betty Lee

    Female1817–Female

    Robert Lee

    Male1821–Male

    Edmund Lee

    Male1822–Male

    Male1825–1893Male

World Events (6)

1825 · Museum of Lancashire

Age 0

The Museum of Lancashire is located in the former courthouse of Preston in Lancashire, England. The building was designed by Thomas Rickman. Some the exhibits include Lancashire through the years, at work, at play, goes to war, and law and order. All depict different times and events in Lancashire county. The museum closed in 2015 and is now only opened for scheduled appointments.
1830

Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1843

Age 18

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Robert Lee in household of Robert Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Robert Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Robert Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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