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James ROBINSON

James ROBINSON

Male Abt 1803 - 1884  (~ 81 years)    Has 10 ancestors and 177 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name James ROBINSON 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born Abt 1803  Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • 38 in 1841 census
    Baptised 9 Oct 1803  All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Miller 
    From 1829 to 1861  Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • "miller" (1829, 1831),
      "journeyman miller" (1833, 1836, 1838, 1842, 1843, 1845, 1851 PR entries)
      "labourer for corn merchant" (1851 census);
      "labourer for miller & merchant" (1861 census).

      In 1826 James was simply described as a labourer - whether for a miller or as an agricultural labourer is not clear.
      What is clear is that James' years as a mill work and as an agricultural labourer overlap, although there are more references to him working for a miller than as an ag lab; it may well be that he did seasonal work according to demand, labouring in the fields etc. when there wasn't work at the mill.
    Occupation Ag lab 
    From 1838 to 1877  Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From 1838 (child's birth cert), 1841 census, 1871 census, 1877 (wife's dth cert) and 1881 census
    Died Cause: Apoplexy 5 days asphyxia (from dth cert.); burial register shows paralysis. 
    14 Jul 1884  Ford Street, Thetford, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Having found James' burial this clearly seems to be the right death. The burial register shows his abode as Alms Houses (no. 5), Old Buckenham so it seems to be that he died away from home, either having been taken ill while in Thetford or being taken there to be looked after in his final illness. I tend to think he would have been unlikely to have been taken to Thetford after having a stroke, and that it may have occurred when he was in the town, unless it was not initially too severe and it looked like he might live (and need looking after) for a lot longer.

      The death was registered by Hannah Jarrold, present at the death, of Ford Street. It's possible Hannah was a grand-daughter of James' though I have found a Hannah Jarrold in the 1881 census in Thetford who clearly wasn't (born 1830).

      GRO ref: q3 1884 Thetford RD 4b 271
    Death certificate for James Robinson (b 1803)
    Death certificate for James Robinson (b 1803)
    Buried 18 Jul 1884  All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • PR image shows James Robinson, abode Alms Houses (No. 5) Old Buckenham, aged 80 years, ceremony performed by Rd. [Richard] Yorke Curate.
      (PR image on FamilySearch)

      Details of headstone on transcription on FamilySearch:
      "Double headstone. James Robinson who died July 14th 1884. aged 80 years.
      Sarah wife of James Robinson who died January [sic] 24th aged 73 years." (no. 134 - is there a plan? - doesn't appear to be on FS, but inclusion of stones simply recorded as 'illegible' implies there is somewhere)
    Notes 
    • 1841 (HO107/781/6) OB Green (with wife and oldest 8 children 'cept Ellis) 1851 & 1861: living at Church Green. In 1871 James and Sarah and in 1881 James were living at Church Green Almshouses, Old Buckenham (took photos, 8-7-2004 and 2009).
      George and John Burlingham were the corn & seed merchants and millers and also lived at Church Green (John at the Manor House)

      I guess this is the mill where James was a labourer: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/22813611

      Appears to have signed his wife's death cert.

      When James was living in one of the Almshouses they were occupied by 6 widowers, 3 widows and one couple. All of the men had been agricultural labourers, and although the plaque on the almshouses says they were for those born in the parish, 2 of the occupants had been born elsewhere (one at New Buckenham, one at Hinderclay in Suffolk).
    Person ID I991  All | Teresa's direct ancestors
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 

    Father James ROBINSON,   b. Abt 1779, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1851, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Amy KEMP,   b. Abt 1782, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1855, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1800  All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • PR entry shows "James Robinson of this Parish Bachelor and Amey Kemp of the same Spinster Married in this Church by Banns this Twenty fourth Day of Decemm. in the Year One Thousand eight Hundred by me J France(?) Minister" James and Amey both made their marks, witnesses were Thomas Howes (made his mark) and John Last (signed) 
      (PR image on FamilySearch)
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F1157    |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah LUDKIN,   b. 1804, Larling, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1877, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 7 Nov 1825  All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From FreeReg
      Witness William Turner presumably James' brother-in-law (sister Frances' husband); Mary Ludkin Sarah's sister.

      I have a number of DNA matches to descendants of James and Sarah, including with descendants of their son William and daughter Lois. Most if not all are a single segment; the segemnt(s) could be from James or Sarah or some from each. Certainly I have matches with descendants of Sarah's parents who don't descend from James. I haven't noticed matches with James' parents but with a common name like Robinson they would be harder to notice. (My Mum's cousin Bill has a lot more and larger matches with this part of the tree - as being a generation closer to them would be expected, though with the randomness of DNA is not always the case)  
    Children 10 children 
    Last Modified 19 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F765    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1803 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 9 Oct 1803 - All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1825 - All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Emma ROBINSON - 29 Nov 1826 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Miller - From 1829 to 1861 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - James ROBINSON - 31 Mar 1829 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Sarah Anne ROBINSON - 15 Sep 1831 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - William ROBINSON - 1833 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Lois ROBINSON - 21 Jul 1836 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ag lab - From 1838 to 1877 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Ellis ROBINSON - 23 Sep 1838 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Mary Ann ROBINSON - 18 Apr 1841 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Ellis ROBINSON - 22 Sep 1843 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Joseph ROBINSON - 4 Aug 1845 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Ruth ROBINSON - 16 Nov 1850 - Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Apoplexy 5 days asphyxia (from dth cert.); burial register shows paralysis. - 14 Jul 1884 - Ford Street, Thetford, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 Jul 1884 - All Saints’ Church, Old Buckenham, Norfolk, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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