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a bit of help please

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Sidami Report 2 May 2013 14:03

I have Harry Robinson died 23rd May 1969 on the gravestone it said aged 61 so born either 1907 or 1908 ?? he was born Hull yorrkshire but I am not sure what year he would of been born as on the 1911 census there are a few Harry Robinsons born Hull within a couple of years what month was the 1911 census taken as this would help to find his year of birth
Thanks for working this one out


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 14:09

How do you relate to him?

You must have a reason for researching his grave................

How do you know that the grave is for the 'right' man?

Have you thought of getting the death cert, for the informant's details?


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 14:11

To find the dates on which censuses were taken.......... simply google for the complete list


Sidami Report 2 May 2013 14:28

Thankyou Reggie.....I am helping a friend, who said that on the gravestone it said when he died it is her grandfather so she knows it is the right one.


Maddie Report 2 May 2013 14:47

United Kingdom Census 1811 - Monday, 27 May
United Kingdom Census 1821 - Monday, 28 May
United Kingdom Census 1831 - Monday, 30 May
United Kingdom Census 1841 - Sunday, 6 June
United Kingdom Census 1851 - Sunday, 30 March
United Kingdom Census 1861 - Sunday, 7 April
United Kingdom Census 1871 - Sunday, 2 April
United Kingdom Census 1881 - Sunday, 3 April
United Kingdom Census 1891 - Sunday, 5 April
United Kingdom Census 1901 - Sunday, 31 March
United Kingdom Census 1911 - Sunday, 2 April


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 14:51

So she knows who he married. Advise your friend to buy the marriage cert, for info about the man's father which will enable an informed search in 1911


Maddie Report 2 May 2013 14:52

ROBINSON, Harry Head Married23 years M 43 1868 Labourer Gener Al Beverly Yorks VIEW
ROBINSON, Emma Wife Married23 years F 43 1868 Hull Yorks VIEW
ROBINSON, John William Son Single M 19 1892 Boiler Scaler Hull Yorks VIEW
ROBINSON, Sidney Son M 13 1898 School Hull Yorks VIEW
ROBINSON, Hilda Daughter F 10 1901 School Hull Yorks VIEW
ROBINSON, Harry Son M 4 1907 Hull Yorks VIEW
ROBINSON, Frederick Son M 1 1910 Hull Yorks VIEW

RG number: RG14

Piece: 28640

Reference: RG14PN28640 RG78PN1646 RD521 SD4 ED30 SN38

Registration District: Sculcoates

Sub District: Hessle

Enumeration District: 30

Parish: Sculcoates

Address: 9 Claremont Villa Liverpool St Hull

County: Yorkshire (East riding)

Name: ROBINSON, Harry

Registration district: [?] Hull

County: Yorkshire

Year of registration: 1907

Quarter of registration: Jul-Aug-Sep

Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3

Volume no:[?]9D

Page no:[?]290


ArgyllGran Report 2 May 2013 14:58

One of these?? No Harry Robinsons born in Hull in 1906, 1908 or 1909.

Births Mar 1907 (>99%)
Robinson Harry Hull 9d 310
Births Sep 1907 (>99%)
ROBINSON Harry Hull 9d 299


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 15:47

Mar qtr 1907 would have made him 62 at death

So the Sept qtr 1907 would seem the more likely.

BUT....the marriage cert would be the safe way to proceed.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 2 May 2013 19:41

Did he definitely die in 1969?

This looks a close match, but the year is wrong....

Name: Harry Robinson
Birth Date: abt 1907
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1968
Age at Death: 61
Registration district: Hull
Inferred County: Yorkshire East Riding
Volume: 2a
Page: 296


Reggie Report 2 May 2013 21:44

If we've been given incorrect death year info, everything else is out of kilter..................


MarieCeleste Report 2 May 2013 21:48

His registered first name could also have been Harold or Henry, either of which Harry could be a variation of.

His headstone may show the name he was known by but records could be in his "official" name.

Sidami - you do need to ask your friend for more info so we can follow this through.