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Walter John Robinson

Walter John Robinson

Male 1897 - 1984  (Age: 86)    Has 28 ancestors and 13 descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name Walter John Robinson 
    Nickname Barrie 
    Born 18 Jan 1897  Bow, London, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address :  
    10, Weston Street 
    Christened 7 Feb 1897  Southwark, London, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Address :  
    All Hallows 
    Gender Male 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Bow, London, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Age: 4y 
    Address :  
    56 Whitethorn Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Witley, Surrey, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 14y 
    Address :  
    King Edward's School for Boys, Wormley Hill 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Witley, Surrey, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Scholar at Boarding School 
    Emigration 25 Apr 1925  Liverpool, Merseyside, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    • Walter and his wife of 7 months, Mary, sailed aboard the "SS Letitia" (on her maiden voyage) departing from the Port of Liverpool for a new life in Canada. The ship's destination port was Montreal. Walter describes himself as a "Silk Spinner" on the passenger manifest, but in fact, he was a manager at Courtaulds Rayon Mills in Coventry.
      Into Place: Montréal, Québec, Canada
    SS Letitia (1924-1960)
    SS Letitia (1924-1960)
     
    Died 13 Jan 1984  Whitby, Ontario, CanadaFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 2 siblings 
    Migrant Ships
    SS Letitia (1924-1960)
    SS Letitia (1924-1960)
    (Details of the ship and another photo can be found here.)
    Person ID I3869  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2014 

    Father Walter Louis Robinson (ID:I3868)
              b. 1 Apr 1864, Bow, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 7 Jan 1907, Chiddingfold, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42) 
    Mother Eliza Lavinia Tunkin (ID:I3306)
              b. 16 Jul 1866, Midhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Jan 1939, Forest Gate, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72) 
    Married 28 Sep 1890  Bow, London, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Record: ROBINSON, Walter and TUNKIN, Eliza Lavinia 18980928
    Marriage Record: ROBINSON, Walter and TUNKIN, Eliza Lavinia 18980928
    Children 3 children 
    Family ID F1035  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Jane Berry (ID:I19633)
              b. 18 Jan 1897, Coventry, West Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Apr 1972, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75) 
    Married 6 Sep 1924  Coventry, West Midlands, EnglandFind all individuals with events at this location 
    Address :  
    St Michael's Cathedral 
    • St Michael's Cathedral is now fondly known as "The Old Cathedral". Having stood in Coventry for nealy 700 years, all that remains today are the ruins following the most prolonged and devastating attack on any city in the history of warfare, to date. The Coventry Blitz, which lasted for nine hours, took place on 14 November 1940.

      Source, and further reading: Old Coventry Cathedral
    Children 3 children 
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2012 11:29:24 
    Family ID F4824  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - Address :  
    10, Weston Street - 18 Jan 1897 - Bow, London, England
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    Link to Google MapsChristened - Address :  
    All Hallows - 7 Feb 1897 - Southwark, London, England
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 4y - 31 Mar 1901 - Bow, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 14y - 2 Apr 1911 - Witley, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Scholar at Boarding School - 2 Apr 1911 - Witley, Surrey, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address :  
    St Michael's Cathedral - 6 Sep 1924 - Coventry, West Midlands, England
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    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 25 Apr 1925 - Liverpool, Merseyside, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Jan 1984 - Whitby, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Exact Location       : Area, Suburb, Parish or Registration District       : City, Town or Village       : County or Shire       : State or Province       : Country or Continent       : Site of (No longer exists)       : Not Defined

  • Sources 
    1. [S3316] Census 1901 Bow, London, England RG13/349 (Walter Robinson).

    2. [S7475] Census 1911 Witley, Surrey, England RG14/3156/9999 (Walter John Robinson)  (RG14/3156/9999).

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