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Mark Heaton Robinson (1844-1923), engineer of Thames Ditton, later of Rugby. Chairman of Willans and Robinson.

1844 March 29th. Born on the Isle of Sheppey, the son of Edward Robinson, Royal Navy, and his wife Amelia

1851 Living at Crown Crescent, Twickenham: Edward Robinson (age 57 born Chigwell), Lieut. Royal Navy. With his wife Amelia Robinson (age 40 born Richmond) and their son Mark Heaton Robinson (age 7 born Sheppey). One servant.[1]

1880 Formed Willans and Robinson

1901 Living at Overslade, Rugby: Mark H. Robinson (age 57 born Isle of Sheppey), Civil Machine Electric Furnace and Employer. With his wife Emma L. Robinson (age 54 born Basingstoke) and their children; Eleanor Robinson (age 34 born Hampton Wick); Edith Robinson (age 30 born Hampton Wick); Thursa H. Robinson (age 27 born Hampton Wick); Alice C. Robinson (age 24 born Hampton Wick); Gerald H. Robinson (age 22 born Teddington), Engineer's Assistant; and Herbert W. Robinson (age 20 born Teddington), Pupil at Engineering. Seven servants.[2]

1923 February 2nd. Died

Buried at Teddington Cemetery

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. 1901 Census