Robert Angus

Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Robert

When Robert Angus was born in 1823, in Darlington, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Angus, was 29 and his mother, Eleanor Thompson, was 24. He married Susanna Storey on 4 September 1854, in Leeds St George, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Pendleton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. He died in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Robert Angus
Susanna Storey
Marriage: 4 September 1854
Joseph Angus
Elizabeth Angus
Samuel Angus
Emily Angus
Samuel Angus
John William Angus

Spouse and Children

4 September 1854
Leeds St George, Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 0

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1850 · Belle Vue Gaol Opens

Age 27

Belle Vue Gaol was a Victorian prison in Gorton, Manchester. The living conditions for the prisoners were horrible. It was intended to be a prison for both males and females and also became a military prison.  In 1892, the prison was demolished.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 31

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

Scottish and (less frequently) Irish: from the Gaelic personal name Aonghus, said to be composed of Celtic aon ‘one’ + gus ‘choice’. This was borne by an Irish god and a famous 8th-century Pictish king. It is also the name of a county on Tayside (named after him); in some cases the surname may be a regional name from this county.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Angus, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Robert Angus, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Robert Angus, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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