Robert Arnold Newman

1517–1560 (Age 43)
Fifehead Neville, Dorset, England

The Life of Robert Arnold

When Robert Arnold Newman was born in 1517, in Fifehead Neville, Dorset, England, his father, Robert Newman, was 37 and his mother, Rebecca Newsome, was 37. He married Helen Alice Christine Metcalf in 1522, in Dorset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died in 1560, in Dorset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 43.

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Family Time Line

Robert Arnold Newman
Helen Alice Christine Metcalf
Marriage: 1522
Richard Newman
William Newman

Spouse & Children

  • Male1517–1560Male

  • Helen Alice Christine Metcalf


Dorset, England, United Kingdom


  • Male1525–1574Male

  • William Newman


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1480–1558Male

  • Rebecca Newsome




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World Events (2)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 32

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 41

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a newcomer to a place, from Middle English newe ‘new’ + man ‘man’. This form has also absorbed several European cognates with the same meaning, for example Neumann . (For other forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Robert Newman in entry for Elizabeth Newman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Robert Newman in entry for Elizabeth Newman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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