Robinson Jimmieson

Maleabout 1843–1926

Brief Life History of Robinson

When Robinson Jimmieson was born about 1843, in North Burton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Jemmeson, was 38 and his mother, Ann Hopper, was 36. He married Ellen Jane McPherson in 1867. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in North Burton, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died in 1926, in Burton Fleming, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 84.

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Robinson Jimmieson
Ellen Jane McPherson
Marriage: 1867
John Thomas Jimmieson
Mary Ellen Jimmison
Elizabeth Ann Jimmison
Jane Jimmieson
Edwin Jimmeson
Henry Jimmeson
Annie Pinder Jimmieson
Ada Jimmeson
Elizabeth Ann Jimmeson

Sources (13)

  • Robinson Jemmerson, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Robinson Jemmison, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Robinson Jimmeson, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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    World Events (7)


    Age 0

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened

    Age 20

    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 37

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

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): patronymic from the Middle English personal name Robin , a pet form of Robert , + -son. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

    French: from a pet form of the personal name Robin .

    West Indian (including Haiti) and Guyanese: most likely not (only) of English or French origin as in 1 above and 2 above, but also, if not mostly, from the related name of the famous Daniel Defoe's literary character Robinson Crusoe (from a novel first published in 1719).

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

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