Frances "Fanny" Robinson

31 October 1867–1954 (Age 86)
Nenthead, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frances "Fanny"

When Frances "Fanny" Robinson was born on 31 October 1867, in Nenthead, Cumbria, England, United Kingdom, her father, Anthony Robinson, was 44 and her mother, Esther Robinson, was 38. She married George Childs on 6 March 1889, in Eden Grove, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Greenock, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada in 1881 and Bruce Township, Bruce, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1954, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

George Childs
Frances "Fanny" Robinson
Marriage: 6 March 1889
Wellington Owen Childs
Ruth Childs
Harry Oscar Childs
Arthur John Childs
Russell Childs
Florence Melvina Childs

Spouse and Children

6 March 1889
Eden Grove, Brockton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Anthony Robinson


    Esther Robinson




    Joseph Robinson


    Thomas H. Robinson


    Elisabeth Robinson


    Isabella Robinson


    Tinswood Robinson


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 2

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 13

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 37

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

Northern English: patronymic from the personal name Robin .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frances Robinson in household of Anthony Robinson, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Francis Childs, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Fanny Robinson in entry for Wellington Owen Childs, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"

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