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Datafile 9A. Robinson Records

RECORDS OF THE PARISH OF DONAGHENRY

A list of parishioners confirmed in September 1837 includes Anne Robinson of Drumey aged 15 and Margaret Robinson of High Cross aged 30. A similar list for Aug.5, 1840, includes Eliza Robinson of Gortagammon aged 18. And a list for Sep.14, 1846, includes Margaret Robinson aged 16 and Abraham Robinson aged 20 both of Gortagammon. The list of those confirmed on Sep.22, 1852, includes Mary Anne Robinson of Drumey aged 15. Among those confirmed on Oct.29, 1859, is Rachel Robinson of Drumey aged 17.

George Robinson was a member of the Select Vestry during the 1870s and 80s.

RECORDS OF THE PARISH OF DERRYLORAN

A list of the Protestant householders in the parish of Derryloran in 1740 includes the names of Hen Robison, Allex Robeson and Robt Robeson.

Included in a list of those parishioners confirmed on Mar.28, 1828, are John Robinson of Gortalowry aged 19 and John Robinson, Jr., of Loy aged 18.

RECORDS OF THE PARISH OF ARBOE

Included in a list of those parishioners confirmed on Aug.5, 1840, is George Robinson of Gortnagaig(?).

RECORDS OF THE PARISH OF BRACKAVILLE

Joseph Robinson, aged 15, of Tullabeg was confirmed in Stewartstown on Sep.21, 1843. Sarah A. Robinson, aged 14, of Ballinakelly was confirmed in Killyman and Stewartstown on Sep.8, 1846.

William Robinson of Coalisland was a churchwarden in 1849 and an overseer in 1850.

GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS

Tamlaght Parish Church, Coagh, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. In loving memory of George Robinson died Apr.26, 1968.

Old Donaghcloney Graveyard near Tullyhogue, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. Sacred to the memory of Elenor wife of James Robinson, Stewartstown, died Aug.31, 1810, aged 38(?). Arminella Robinson, Coagh, died Nov.22, 1828, aged 21. [Part of a large WEIR enclosure and gravestone.]

Desertcreat Parish Church, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. Erected by Margaret Robinson in loving memory of her husband William Robinson who died Feb.25, 1913, aged 49.

St. Andrew's Parish Church, Ardtrea, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. In loving memory of Elizabeth Robinson died Jun.27, 1957, and her husband Matthew died Mar.22, 1965.

ROBINSON. In loving memory of Rachel Robinson died Jan.10, 1983, aged 81.

Parish Church of Tullanisken, Newmills, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. In loving memory of William Robinson, Whitetown, died Aug.7, 1957, aged 79 and his wife Mary died Nov.23, 1979, aged 88.

Carland Presbyterian Church, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. James Robinson of Kilnaslee died Sep.9, 1906, aged 65.

Brackaville Parish Church, Coalisland, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. In loving memory of John Robert died Nov.14, 1980. [In memory of a dear brother Willie, Ethel and Lottie.]

ROBINSON. In loving memory of Phoebe E. Robinson who died Aug.4, 1934, and her daughter Ursula P. Robinson who died Jan.8, 1908, and was interred in Coleraine and her husband Thomas Robinson, ex-sergeant R.I.C., died Dec.16, 1936. Also William T.H. Robinson died Aug.30, 1966.

Coolhill Cemetery, Dungannon, County Tyrone:

ROBINSON. In loving memory of John died Sep.11, 1968.

GRIFFITH VALUATION

This valuation of land holdings, dating from about 1860, contains the following references to Robinson families living in eastern County Tyrone. (a/r/p stands for acres/roods/perches and the values are in pounds. shillings. pence).

Name: Property (No.): Area: Land House
(a/r/p)value: value:
UNION OF DUNGANNON:
Parish of Tamlaght, Townland of Urbal, from Robert Cowan:
John Robinson House 1.0.0
Parish of Arboe, Townland of Lower Eary, from Earl of Castlestuart:
Hugh Robinson Hs.,off.+ land 4/2/30 5.5.0 4.15.0
Parish of Ballyclog, Townland of Brigh, from Reps Robert Brien:
Alexander RobinsonHs.,off.+ land 15/3/1012.10.0 1.15.0
17/1/1516.10.0
Parish of Ballyclog, Townland of Curglassan, from John McMaster:
Hugh Robinson Land 25/2/10 28.0.0
Parish of Ballyclog, Townland of Killoon, from S.D. Crommelin:
Hugh Robinson Caretkrs hs.,ld. 11/0/2812.10.0 1.0.0
Parish of Ballinderry, Townland of Lanaglug, from Joseph Humphreys:
William Robinson House 0.10.0
Parish of Derryloran, Townland of Killymam, from J. Gunning + J. Moore:
Mary Robinson House + office 0.10.0
Robert Robinson Hs.,off.+ land 1/3/0 1.15.0 0.15.0
Land 2/2/35 2.0.0
from Samuel McGillLand 4/0/35 5.0.0
Parish of Derryloran, Cookstown, Church St. (Gortalowry), from John Kane:
Joseph Robinson House 1.0.0
Parish of Derryloran, Cookstown, James St. (Loy), from Robert Hamilton:
Eliza Robinson House 1.5.0
Parish of Derryloran, Townland of Strifehill, from Charles K. Colhoun:
John Robinson Hs.,off.+ land 12/0/10 9.10.0 1.10.0
Parish of Desertcreat, Townland of Annahavil, from Robert Graham:
George Robinson Hs.,off.+ land 13/1/1510.10.0 1.10.0
Alexander RobinsonHs.,off.+ land 1/0/0 0.15.0 0.10.0
Parish of Desertcreat, Townland of Lammy, from Robert Graham:
William Robinson Hs.,off.+ land 5/1/15 3.5.0
9/0/10 7.10.0 1.5.0
Parish of Desertcreat, Townland of Annaghquin, from Bernard O`Neill:
Ellen Robinson House 0.10.0
Parish of Desertcreat, Townland of Oughterard, from Charles Boyle:
Bariah Robinson Hs.,off., mill, 2/2/30 2.15.0
kiln and land 18/1/20 13.0.0 17.0.0
From Bariah Robinson:
Samuel Moore House 0.15.0
Parish of Desertcreat, Townland of Lowcross, from James L. Jones:
Henry Robinson House 0.15.0
Parish of Desertcreat, Townland of Grange, from Charles K. Colhoun:
Catherine RobinsonHs.,off.+ land 4/1/15 3.5.0 1.0.0

REGISTERED DEATHS

The first part of this section is a listing of some of the Robinson entries in the index of the registered deaths and in various church records. Also shown are the year with the volume and page number of the registration. An asterisk indicates a case in which the full record has been consulted; details of some of these are included in the second part of this section.

1st Name [Age]   Surname Area Year   Ref. Ch.
 
John [50] Robinson Derryloran 1830 [c] *
David [9d] Robinson Derryloran 1831 [c] *
Thomas [80] Robinson     Cookstown   1864   16/303
William [0] Robinson Cookstown 1864   1/397
Eliza [4] Robinson Cookstown 1865 1/385
James [45] Robinson Cookstown 1865 6/350
Margret [0] Robinson Cookstown 1865 16/322  
Robert J. [0] Robinson Cookstown 1865 6/360
Sarah Ann [0] Robinson Cookstown 1865 1/387
Eliza [16] Robinson Cookstown 1866 1/423
George [79] Robinson Cookstown 1866 1/417
William [30] Robinson Cookstown 1866 1/420
William [80] Robinson Cookstown 1866 11/293
William [25] Robinson Cookstown 1867 16/303
Elizabeth [93] Robinson Cookstown 1868 11/295
Margret [66] Robinson Cookstown 1869 1/425
Mary Ann [1] Robinson Cookstown 1869 1/425
Robert [78] Robinson Cookstown 1869 1/421
William [72] Robinson Cookstown 1869 1/419
William [82] Robinson Ardtrea 1869 [a] *
John [67] Robinson Cookstown 1870 16/330
Mary [86] Robinson Cookstown 1870 16/331
Thomas [92] Robinson Cookstown 1870 6/382
William [83?] Robinson Cookstown 1870 6/382
William J. [1]   Robinson Cookstown 1870 6/373
William [24] Robinson Cookstown 1871 11/313
William [40] Robinson Cookstown 1874 11/358
Robert [22] Robinson Cookstown 1875 16/376
(male) [0] Robinson Cookstown 1875 11/335
Robert [0] Robinson Cookstown 1876 16/337
Alice [58] Robinson Cookstown 1877 1/456
James [62] Robinson Cookstown 1877 16/348
James [11] Robinson Cookstown 1877 6/410
Ann J. [50] Robinson Cookstown 1905 [b] *
Nancy [86] Robinson Cookstown 1919 [b] *
Elizabeth [60] Robinson Cookstown 1923 [b] *
Robert [60] Robinson Cookstown 1925 [b] *
Annie E. [25] Robinson Cookstown 1940 [b] *
Susan [56] Robinson Cookstown 1942 [b] *
George [79] Robinson Cookstown 1950 [b] *
or Elliott
Robert [63] Robinson Cookstown 1959 [b] *
Christina [87] Robinson Cookstown 1961 [b] *
Andrew [58] Robinson Cookstown 1964 [b] *
Nancy [61] Robinson Cookstown 1965 [b] *
Samuel [73] Robinson Cookstown 1974 [b] *
Matilda [76] Robinson Cookstown 1984 [b] *
Christina [83] Robinson Cookstown 1988 [b] *

[a] Records of the Parish of Ardtrea, County Tyrone.
[b] Records of the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown, County Tyrone.
[c] Records of the Parish of Derryloran, County Tyrone.


John Robinson aged 50 of Gortalowry died on Feb.21, 1830, and was buried at Derryloran Parish Church.

David Robinson aged 9 days of Cranfield died on Jul.20, 1831, and was buried at Derryloran Parish Church.

William Robinson aged 82 of Tullyweery, Parish of Ardtrea, died on Jan.9, 1869, and was buried at Ardtrea Parish Church.

Ann J. Robinson aged 50, an unmarried Episcopalian millworker of Blackhill, died on Jul.16, 1905. Her death was registered by Eliza Robinson. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Nancy Robinson aged 86, an unmarried Presbyterian weaver of Dungannon, died on Jul.1, 1919, of old age. Her death was registered by James D. Anderson. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Elizabeth Robinson aged 60, an unmarried Episcopalian factory worker of Kirktown, died on Dec.26, 1923, of pneumonia. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Robert Robinson aged 60, a married Presbyterian engine driver of Union St., Cookstown, died on Oct.2, 1925, of heart failure. His death was registered by Robert Robinson. He was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Annie E. Robinson aged 25, a married Episcopalian servant of Chapel Hill, Cookstown, died on Mar.22, 1940. Her death was registered by S. Robinson. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Susan Robinson aged 56, a married Episcopalian housekeeper of Chapel Hill, Cookstown, died on Dec.25, 1942. Her death was registered by Stewart Robinson. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

George Elliott (or Robinson) aged 79, a labourer of Cookstown, died on Dec.10, 1950. An inquest was held into his death. He was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Robert Robinson aged 63, a married Presbyterian boot merchant of Union Street, Cookstown, died on Aug.26, 1959, of heart failure. His death was registered by Robert J. Robinson. He was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Christina Robinson aged 87, a married Presbyterian housewife of James Street, Cookstown, died on Jan.20, 1961, of heart failure. Her death was registered by S. Robinson. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Andrew Robinson aged 58, a married Presbyterian civil servant of Belfast, died on Jan.5, 1964. He was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Nancy Robinson aged 61, a married Episcopalian housewife of 56 Rathbeg, Cookstown, died on Nov.6, 1965, of heart failure. Her death was registered by Stewart Robinson. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Samuel Robinson aged 73, an unmarried Presbyterian of 30 Union Street, Cookstown, died on May 26, 1974. His death was registered by J. Robinson. He was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Matilda Robinson aged 76, a widowed Episcopalian of Westland Home, died on Sep.10, 1984. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

Christina Robinson aged 83, an unmarried Presbyterian housewife of 30 Union St., Cookstown, died on Feb.8, 1988. She was buried in the Protestant Cemetery, Cookstown.

PREROGATIVE WILLS

1st Name Surname Address Year
Margaret Robinson Lisaclare, Tyrone 1842

CENSUS OF 1901

The 1901 Census contains the following references to Robinson families living in eastern County Tyrone. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = husband or head, WI =wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, CO = cousin, SL = son-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, ML = mother-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, VI = visitor, CoTyr = County Tyrone, CoDer = County Derry.

Town of Cookstown:
Mary Robinson HD  Pres  RW  30  Linen weaver UM  CoDer
 
Town of Cookstown:
Agnes Robinson HDPresRO60Linen weaver UMCoTyr
Jane Robinson SIPresRO55Linen weaver UMCoTyr
 
Townland of Drumcraw, Parish of Derryloran:
Robert Robinson HDPresRW75Farmer MACoTyr
Eliza J. Robinson WIPresRO65- MACoDer
 
Townland of Coolkeegan, Parish of Derryloran:
William McQuiston HDPresRW58Farmer, carpenterMACoTyr
Sarah McQuiston WIPresRW40Farm labourer MACoTyr
Margaret Robinson COPresRW60Interest of moneyWICoTyr
 
Townland of Mullaghtironey, near Coagh, Parish of Tamlaght:
Matthew Robinson HDCofERW23Agr. lab. MACoTyr
Sarah Robinson WICofERW25- MACoTyr
Emma J. Robinson DACofENR 2- UMCoTyr
Wm. John Robinson SOCofENR 1- UMCoTyr
 
Townland of Ballinagowan Upper, Parish of Ballyclog:
John Robinson HDCofERW53Farmer, stonemason   MACoTyr
Marria Robinson WICofERO50- MACoTyr
Thomas W. Robinson SOCofERW21Stonemason NMCoTyr
Etta Robinson DACofERW19Farmer's dau. NMCoTyr
 
Town of Killycolpy, Parish of Arboe:
William Torrens HDPresRW53Pres. minister NMDerry
Eliza Robinson SEPresRO64Servant WICoTyr

CENSUS OF 1911

The 1911 Census contains the following references to Robinson families living in the vicinity of Moneymore. Abbreviations: Pres = Presbyterian, Meth = Methodist, CofE = Church of Ireland, RoCa = Roman Catholic, SoFr = Society of Friends, RW = read and write, RO = read only, NR = neither read nor write, UM = unmarried, MA = married, WI = widow or widower, HD = husband or head, WI = wife, SO = son, DA = daughter, NE = nephew or neice, AU = aunt, UN = uncle, SI = sister, BR = brother, SL = son-in-law, DL = daughter-in-law, GS = grandson, GD = granddaughter, SE = servant, BO = boarder, VI = visitor, CoTyr = County Tyrone.

NameAgePos.  Relig. B-place Occupation  Lit.  Marr.  
 
House 18 in Ballymully (Moneymore, Londonderry)
Thomas Robinson41 HD CofE CoDer Farmer RW MA
Jessie Robinson 31 WI CofE Scotland   RW MA
[Married 10 years, children born 5, children living 4]
Flora Maggie Robinson 7 DA CofE Scotland Scholar NR UM
Mary Ann Robinson 6 DA CofE Scotland NR UM
Ewen Robinson 4 SO CofE Scotland NR UM
Robert Robinson 1 SO CofE Scotland NR UM
 
House 1 in Arbarren Lower (Clare, Tyrone):
Joseph Robinson 67 HD Pres CoTyr Farmer RO MA
Rebecca Robinson 43 WI Pres CoTyr RW MA
[Married 26 years, children born 12, children living 9]
Joseph Alex Robinson 22 SO Pres CoTyr Farmer Son RW UM
Andrew T Robinson 19 SO Pres CoTyr Farmer Son RW UM
Victor Robinson 13 SO Pres CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Fenwick Robinson 11 SO Pres CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Bertha Robinson 6 DA Pres CoTyr Scholar NR UM
 
House 8 in Mullaghtironey (Coagh, Tyrone):
Matthew Robinson 35 HD CofE CoTyr Farm Labourer RW MA
Sarah Robinson 36 WI CofE CoTyr House Keeper RW MA
[Married 14 years, children born 6, children living 6]
Emma Jane Robinson 12 DA CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Willie John Robinson 10 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Matthew Robinson 8 SO CofE CoTyr Scholar RW UM
Annie Robinson DA CofE CoTyr Scholar RO UM
Thomas James Robinson    4 SO CofE CoTyr NR UM
Samuel Robinson 2 SO CofE CoTyr NR UM
 
House 9 in Urbal (Coagh, Tyrone):
John Robinson 79 HD CofE CoDer General Labourer   RW MA
Ann Robinson 76 WI CofE CoTyr RO MA
[Married 54 years, children born 10, children living 7]
Ellen Robinson 47 DA CofE CoTyr NR UM
 

Last updated 9/9/99.


Christopher E. Brennen