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
Elizabeth Chadwick
Marriage: 6 July 1845
Harriet Lee
Elizabeth Lee
Ellen Lee
Hannah Lee
Sophia Lee
Sarah Jane Lee
Margaret Lee

Spouse and Children

6 July 1845
Bury, Lancashire, England


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Lee


    Betty Crossley




    Harriet Lee


    Betty Lee


    Robert Lee


    Edmund Lee



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.

Age 5

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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.

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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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