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Robert Clarkson

b. 28 December 1809, d. 9 October 1881

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Family surname

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Birth

Robert Clarkson was born on 28 December 1809 in Fernyhalgh.1,2,3,4 He was baptized on 29 December 1809 in Fernyhalgh, Lancashire.4

Parents

FatherThomas Clarkson (b. circa 1786)
MotherAnn Leeming (b. 1 May 1782)

Family life

Robert Clarkson and Alice Singleton were married on 18 July 1831 at St John's Church in Preston.2,5,6,7 He and Ann Poulton were married in June 1851 in Preston. His daughter Elizabeth would later marry his new wife's brother, John.8

Children with Alice Singleton (b. circa 1814, d. 9 July 1850)

DaughterEllen Clarkson+ (b. 1832)
DaughterAnn Clarkson+ (b. 6 January 1833)
DaughterElizabeth Clarkson+ (b. 1834, d. after 1883)
SonThomas Clarkson (b. 1837)
DaughterMary Clarkson (b. 1839)
DaughterJane Clarkson (b. 1842)
SonThomas Clarkson (b. 1845, d. December 1845)
DaughterAlice Clarkson (b. 1848, d. 19 January 1849)
SonRobert Clarkson (b. July 1850)

Children with Ann Poulton (b. 7 September 1818, d. before 1881)

DaughterIsabella Clarkson (b. 1852)
SonThomas Clarkson (b. 1854)
DaughterAlice Clarkson (b. 1855)
SonJohn Clarkson (b. 1857)
DaughterElizabeth Clarkson (b. 1858)
SonJames Clarkson (b. 1860, d. 1860)

Residence information

Robert Clarkson lived in Fulwood, Lancashire, on 6 June 1841, cotton weaver.2 He lived at 24 Fulwood Row in Fulwood, Lancashire, on 30 March 1851, weaver. It is noteworthy that the Clarkson family lived next door to the Poulton family. Robert Clarkson was soon to marry Ann Poulton and Elizabeth Clarkson was to marry John Poulton.1 He lived at 30 Fulwood Row in Fulwood, Lancashire, on 30 March 1861, cotton handloom weaver.9 He lived at Fulwood Row in Fulwood, Lancashire, on 30 March 1871, labourer. His daughters Ellen and Ann lived two doors up, along with two of his grandchildren10 He lived at Crab Tree Farm in Fulwood, Lancashire, on 30 March 1881, farm servant. Robert was a widower, lodger and farm servant on Crab Tree Farm for farmer, Oliver Hothersall. A Thomas Clarkson (widower aged 42 from Fulwood) also lived there. He was a joiner.3

Working life

  • On 10 July 1850 Robert Clarkson was a labourer in Fulwood Row.7

Death

Robert Clarkson died from chronic dysentry on 9 October 1881 at age 71 at a farmhouse near to Fulwood Barracks in Fulwood Row.11,12 He was buried on 10 October 1881 in Preston.12,12

Citations

  1. [S1207] Robert Clarkson, 30 Mar 1851 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p6.
  2. [S1208] Robert Clarkson, 6 Jun 1841 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p5.
  3. [S1213] Oliver Hothersall, 30 Mar 1881 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p27.
  4. [S1233] FamilySearch, Index to English Baptisms (FMP), (Find My Past), 29 Dec 1809 Fernyhalgh, Lancashire.
  5. [S1229] "RR: Poulton Clarkson Roadblock - by JM Fleming", 2020, James Michael Fleming (4 Currawang Street, Cammeray), to self; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  6. [S1239] Marriage Certificate, Robert Clarkson and Alice Singleton, 30 November 1850, General Register Office, England, London. St John's Preston Parish.
  7. [S1249] Death Certificate, Clarkson, Alice, General Register Office of England, London, 45 in 1850 at Broughton, Lancashire.
  8. [S1210] Lancashire BMD, Index to Lancashire Marriages, (Lancashire BMD), Preston/16/161.
  9. [S1211] Robert Clarkson, 30 Mar 1861 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p8.
  10. [S1212] Robert Clarkson, 30 Mar 1871 Census UK, London, Fulwood, Public Record Office, p13.
  11. [S1240] Death Certificate, Clarkson, Robert, General Register Office of England, London, 333 in 1881 at Broughton, Lancashire.
  12. [S1209] Lancashire BMD, Index to Lancashire Deaths, (Lancashire BMD), BRO/19/67.
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Last Edited23 June 2020