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Charles Walker Robinson (1836 - 1924)

Charles Walker Robinson
Born in York, Ontario, Canadamap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 16 Oct 1884 in Hartley Wintney, Farnborough, Hampshire, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in London, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Jun 2011
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"Born 3rd April 1836. Being Easter Day - about 7pm" [1]

The youngest son, Charles Walker Robinson (1836-1924), joined the British army in the Prince Consort's Rifle Brigade. He retired with the rank of major-general after having seen action in the Crimean War, the Ashanti War, and the Zulu War. In addition to his active service, he held many staff appointments throughout a long and distinguished military career. Charles Robinson was responsible for collecting, sorting and preserving the mass of material that had been accumulated by various members of the Robinson family."[1]

At one time of Beverley House, Mitcham Common, Surrey[2]

Author of 'Wellington's Campaigns, Peninsula-Waterloo, 1808-15: Also Moore's Campaign of Corunna' (for Military Students)

Also authored a biography of his father.

In 1871 Charles lived in Aldershot, Surrey.


20 May 1924, London, London, England [2][3]


  1. Taken from the original, handwritten Family Record held in the family collection
  2. Source: #S2882417435 Note: Note: Data: Text: Death date: 1924Death place:
  3. Source: #S2286125187 Note: Note: Data: Text: Death date: 20 May 1924Death place: Middlesex, England
  • Source: S2286125187 Repository: #R2852704208 Title: England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations),1861-1941 Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2010.Original data - Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. Londo Note:
  • Source: S2852711167 Repository: #R2852704208 Title: Public Member Trees Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Family trees submitted by Ancestry members.Original data: Family trees submitted by Ancestry members. Note: This information comes from 1 or more individual Ancestry Family Tree files. This source citation points you to a current version of those files. Note: The owners of these tree files may have removed or changed information since this source citation was created. Page: Ancestry Family Trees Note: Data: Text:
  • Source: S2882417435 Repository: #R2852704208 Title: England & Wales, Death Index: 1984-2005 Author: Publication: Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.Original data - General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. © Crown copyright. Published by permission of the Cont Note:
  • WikiTree profile Robinson-2594 created through the import of The Sammons Family Tree.ged on Jun 9, 2011 by Steve Sammons. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Steve and others.

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