Robert James Chester

28 January 1890–1965 (Age 74)
Chatburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert James

When Robert James Chester was born on 28 January 1890, in Chatburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Chester, was 40 and his mother, Ann Veevers, was 32. He died in 1965, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

James Chester
1849–1930
Ann Veevers
1857–1922
Arthur Chester
1881–1886
Dorothy Veevers Chester
1897–1903
Maggie Chester
1882–
Mary Isabella Chester
1884–1928
Alice Beatrice Chester
1887–1892
Robert James Chester
1890–1965
John Edward Chester
1892–1958
William Henry Chester
1895–1895
Eleanor Francis Chester
1899–1903

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 11

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.
1908

Age 18

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 24

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Chester, the county seat of Cheshire, or from any of various smaller places named with this word (as for example Little Chester in Derbyshire or Chester le Street in County Durham), which is from Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert J Chester in household of James Chester, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Robert James Chester in household of James Chester, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Robert James Chester in household of James Chester, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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