Robert Joseph Marples

19 August 1854–1925 (Age 70)
Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert Joseph

When Robert Joseph Marples was born on 19 August 1854, in Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Marple, was 60 and his mother, Mary Anne Marples, was 19. He married Elizabeth Oakley on 26 April 1888, in Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rudgwick, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Farnham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died in 1925, in England, United Kingdom, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Robert Joseph Marples
Elizabeth Oakley
Marriage: 26 April 1888
Emily Mary Marples
Daisy Marples
Frank Marples
Ernest Robert Marples
Maggie Marples

Spouse and Children

26 April 1888
Baslow, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    John Marple


    Mary Anne Marples




World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 26

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

Age 30

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 50

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘boundary ((ge)mǣre) stream (pyll)’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert J Marples, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Robert Joseph Marples in entry for Emily Mary, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Robert Joseph Marples, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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