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Robert William Robbins (1890 - 1965)

Robert William Robbins
Born in Streatham, Surrey, Englandmap
Husband of — married 1928 in Hove, Sussexmap
[children unknown]
Died at about age 75 in Hove, Sussex, Englandmap
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Robert William Robbins was born 21st May 1890, in Streatham, Surrey. He was the son of Robert Henry Robbins and Harriet Richardson. [1]

Robert's father sadly died a few months after his birth, and he and his mother Harriet returned to her family home in Hove, Sussex. They can be found living with Harriet's widowed father William and some of her siblings in 1891, at Shirley Street, Hove. [2]

  • William Richardson head wid age 51 labourer born Stopham
  • Alice Richardson daughter age 26 born Hove
  • William Richardson son age 21 labourer born Hove
  • John Richardson son age 14 labourer born Hove
  • James Richardson grandson age 9 born Hove
  • Harriet Robbins daughter widow age 25 cook domestic servant born Hove
  • Robert Robbins grandson age 10 months born Streatham, Surrey

His mother married for a second time later that year, to Daniel Butchers, and although he is absent at census time, by 1901 the remainder of the family have relocated to Aldrington village, where they are living at 12, Arthur Street, Aldrington [3]

  • Harriet Butchers wife married age 35 laundress born Hove
  • Robert Robbins son age 10 born Streatham, Surrey
  • George Butchers son age 1 born Hove

Robert married Florence E Andrews in Hove in 1928 [4]

When the 1939 register was taken, the family were living at 62, Tamworth Road, Hove, Sussex [5]

  • Harriett Butchers born 16 Mar 1866 laundry hand widowed
  • Robert W Robbins born 21 May 1890 builders general labourer married
  • Florence E Robbins born 17 Aug 1897 domestic duties married

NOTE Between the years 1951/1962 - he lived at Tamworth Road, Hove.


  1. GRO index Q2 1890 Wandsworth ref 1d 741
  2. RG12 piece 819 folio 39 page 11
  3. RG13, piece 939, folio 35, page 10
  4. GRO index Q4 1928 Steyning ref 2b 682
  5. Findmypast 1939 register ref RG101/2518B/002/41 Letter Code: EJGT

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