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Nelson George  Robinson

Nelson George Robinson

Male 1808 - 1893  (84 years)


  • Name Nelson George Robinson  [1, 2
    Birth 15 Oct 1808  Sunderland Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    • son of George Robinson & Mary Clarke (or Clerke).
      brothers Thomas Temple Robinson bn 09 May 1807; James Septimus Robinson bn 16 Jul 1811. [3]
    • son of George Robinson of Hendon Lodge, Sunderland. [4]
    • son of George Robinson of Sunderland and grandson of Cap. Clarke of the Discovery and succeeded Cap Cooke after he was killed at Sandwich Islands leaving 9 children in Canada [sic]. [5]
    Baptism 16 Oct 1809  Sunderland Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Marriage Mar 1830  St George the Martyr, Queen Square, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6
    Caroline Christopher,   b. 07 Feb 1808, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1848, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Jun 1841  Manufacturer of hemp  [1
    Residence Jun 1841  East Bush, Inveresk Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation Jan 1861  Farmer & miller  [7
    Residence Jan 1861  Nepean, ON Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • with 2nd wife Grace, 37 b Scotland; Mary E, 29 b England; Henry D, 26 b Scotland; James S, 19 b Scotland; William T, 17 b Scotland; Edward, 13 b W Canada; Margaret, 9 b W Canada; Ellen, 7 b W Canada; John, 5 b W Canada, Charles, 3 b W Canada; Albert, 1 b W Canada.
    Occupation Apr 1881  Farmer  [8
    Residence Apr 1881  Nepean, ON Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    • with children Albert, Sarah & Grace.
    Death 1893  Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Notes 
    • The family came to Canada in about 1843 - Nelson George Robinson, his wife and a number of the children. They left Fisherrow, Scotland where Nelson manufactured herring nets. He arrived through Quebec City and settled in Ottawa (Brittania area). He was a prominent businessman, owning a mill, being involved in setting up part of the railway system as well as being Reeve of the City of Nepean (part of Ottawa) in the early 1860's. [10]
    • Remarried after death of Caroline Christopher in 1848, to Grace, b Scotland abt 1823. [1861 Canada Census]
    Person ID I2276  Tatham | Christopher branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2013 

    Family Caroline Christopher,   b. 07 Feb 1808, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1848, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Marriage Mar 1830  St George the Martyr, Queen Square, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6
    Children 
     1. Nelson George Robinson,   b. 04 Feb 1831, Bishopwearmouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary Elizabeth Robinson,   b. abt 1832, Bishopwearmouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. George Robinson,   b. 24 Apr 1833, Bishopwearmouth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1915, Quebec City Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. Christopher Clerke Robinson,   b. abt 1835, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1904, 33 Belmont Gardens, West Hartlepool Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Henry G Robinson,   b. abt 1837, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Frances Isabella Robinson,   b. 05 Jun 1838, Eastbush, Fisherrow, Musselburgh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1921, 10 Grange Park, Ealing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     7. James S Robinson,   b. abt 1840, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. William Thomas Robinson,   b. abt 1844, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Edward Robinson,   b. abt 1848, Canada West Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2013 
    Family ID F0544  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Oct 1808 - Sunderland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 16 Oct 1809 - Sunderland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - Mar 1830 - St George the Martyr, Queen Square, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Mar 1830 - St George the Martyr, Queen Square, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - East Bush, Inveresk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jan 1861 - Nepean, ON Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Nepean, ON Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1893 - Canada? Link to Google Earth
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    Nelson George Robinson (1808-1893)
    Nelson George Robinson (1808-1893)

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age abt 30

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, Sunderland and various other parishes in Durham and Northumberland (IGI), 15 Oct 1809.

    3. [S22] IGI / BVRI.

    4. [S03] Family Members, DS.

    5. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, George Christopher, 31 Dec 1853.

    6. [S53] Marriage Licence, London Diocese, 12 Mar 1830.

    7. [S01] Census, Canada, 1861.
      age 53 b England

    8. [S01] Census, Canada, 1881.
      age 72 b England

    9. [S03] Family Members, LN.

    10. [S03] Family Members, BB.