Robinson, Thomas

Birth Name Robinson, Thomas
Gramps ID I0582
Gender male
Age at Death 75 years, 9 months, 9 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth [E0952] 1788 London  
Death [E0953] 10 October 1863 Tonge House, Norwood  
Occupation [E0954]   Silk and Cotton Merchant


    Family of Robinson, Thomas and Harriot, Mary [F0217]
Unknown Partner Harriot, Mary [I0583]
  1. Robinson, Sarah Harriot [I0573]
    Family of Robinson, Thomas and Dawson, Mary Bennett Lever [F0223]
Married Wife Dawson, Mary Bennett Lever [I0617]
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage [E5229] 1813 Shoreditch, Hackney, Middlesex  


may or may not be relevant:

...[ The job of designing the ribbon was given to the School of Art in Coventry. This institution had been set up in 1843 to teach the art of design to young people and in particular to improve standards of design in the ribbon industry. The designer of the ribbon was Thomas Clack, a 20 year old student at the school. The design was then drafted, that is it was reproduced as a large diagram for a weaver to follow. This job was done by Robert Barton. Finally it was woven on a specially made jacquard loom under the supervision of Thomas Robinson. A jacquard loom used a series of punched cards to automatically control the weaving of the pattern, rather like an early computer. This complex ribbon required 10,000 cards! The total cost of producing the ribbon was Đ150 ]...


Type Value Notes Sources
RFN 633483473


    1. Robinson, Thomas
      1. Harriot, Mary [I0583]
        1. Robinson, Sarah Harriot [I0573]
      2. Dawson, Mary Bennett Lever [I0617]