John Robinson1,2

(say 1760 - before 1863)
Relationship4th great-grandfather of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     John Robinson was estimated to have been born say 1760 probably in ?ENG place assumed from birthplace of dtr Agnes.3 He and Ann UnknownSurname were estimated to have married say 1780 probably in ?ENG FMP has a Jn (John) ROBINSON marrying an An(ne) ROBSON at Berwick on Tweed in 1781, which may bear further scrutiny.3,4
     John Robinson died bef. 1863 probably in ?ENG or ?SCT.3

Census/Where lived/Occupations

     John Robinson was given as a cooper on his dtr's dth cert in 1863 probably in ?ENG.3


     In 1863 his surname was recorded as John Robertson (as per dtr's dth cert.)3

All the other info

     John Robinson father of Agnes, a cooper and John Robison another cooper, buried in Roxburgh, ROX were possibly related but that's probably a stretch in time, given John Snr was born abt 1710.5


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Last Edited10 Apr 2011


  1. (the version inferred from dtr's marriage.)
  2. OPR Baptisms Marriages: Morebattle, ROX, SCT, Mar. 1806/8 FAIRBAIRN/ROBINSON, trans. L McIntosh Sep/Oct 1994.
  3. Agnes FAIRBAIRN nee ROBERTSON (11278), FAIRBAIRN, Agnes (ROBERTSON) DC 1863, p/copy held.
  4. Findmypast online at, Marr. 1781 Jn ROBINSON & An ROBSON, Berwick on Tweed, NBL, from Boyd's Marriage Index 1538-1840, extracted Apr 2011.
  5. Elspeth Ewan, MIs: ROX Roxburgh, Entry #263, extracted Aug 2003.

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