CFHS code : CL67

Parish : St Clement

Inscription : STTBMO WILLIAM WATERS ROBINSON Sep 14 1926 also WILLIAM GEORGE ROBINSON son of above d Mar 17 1935 in his 33rd year also AGNES ROBINSON beloved wife and mother of above d Nov 21 1946 aged 79

Monument : Headstone/Kerb stones

Above information from Cambridge Family History Society Survey

Lat Lon : 52.202348, 0.13839543 – click here for location

Robinson headstone October 2018



Sacred to the beloved memory of my dear husband

WILLIAM WATERS ROBINSON who died Sept. 14. 1926.
In his 61st year.

Also WILLIAM GEORGE ROBINSON son of above died March 17th 1935.

In his 33rd year.

Also  of AGNES ROBINSON beloved wife and mother of the above
Who died Nov 21st 1946 aged 79 years.

William Waters Robinson (1865 – 14 September 1926)

William was the eldest son of William (1838-1914) and Mary Ann (née Emmerson) (1841-1906) and was baptised on 25 January 1866 at St. Benet’s Church. His father was a butcher and landowner and he grew up at 13 Benet Street. In 1901 William was working with his father and brothers Percy and Cecil, and all three were butchers at Benet Street. He married Agnes Weston on 5 June 1901 in Sawston and they had three children: Constance Ellen Mary (1903-1959), William George (1903-1935) and Cyril Weston (1906-). In 1911 the family were living at 163 Victoria Road and later moved to 3 St. Clement’s Gardens, Thompsons Lane. He died at home aged 60 years old and his funeral was held on 17 September.

William George Robinson (c.1903 – 17 March 1935)

William was the eldest son of William and Agnes Robinson. He trained as an engineer and in 1934 was working and living in Croydon. William married Evelyn Doris Andrews (1907-1980) on 9 October 1934 at St. Augustine’s Church, Croydon. He died at Croydon General Hospital  less than six months after getting married and was buried in Cambridge on 21 March 1935.

His widow married for a second time in 1937 and moved to live in Norfolk, where she died in 1980.

Agnes Robinson (née Weston) (24 June 1867 – 21 November 1946)

Agnes was born in Bromham, Wiltshire, a village between Devizes and Melksham and was the daughter of agricultural labourer George and Lucy Weston. She was baptised in Bromham on 28 July 1867. In 1881, 14 year old Agnes was working as a nursemaid for William and Clara Bush in Devizes. In 1891 she was working as a cook in Bedford for Edward and Elizabeth Leggatt.  She then moved to work as  cook for widow Frances Rawson in Torquay (April 1901) before marrying William Robinson a few months later. After she was widowed Agnes lived at 158 Ditton Fields and died at the County Hospital, Cambridge.



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Agnes Robinson; William George Robinson; William Waters Robinson