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Robinson, John

Male 1581 - 18.01.1673/74


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  • Christened  13 Aug 1581  St Mary Le Bow, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Buried  18.01.1673/74  Gravesend, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I05419  My Genealogy
    Last Modified  13 Jun 2015 

    Father  Robinson, John,   b. Abt 1545, Of St Mary Le Bow, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 13 Dec 1609, St Olave Hart Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Cruxston, Martha,   b. Abt. 1552, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1592 and 1593, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  13 Feb 1570  St Mary Le Bow, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F01624  Group Sheet

    Family  Jenkinson, Bridget,   c. 25 Jun 1592, St Bride Fleet Street, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 17 May 1675, Gravesend, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Apr 1612  Fulham, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
    >1. Robinson, Catherine,   b. Abt 1613, Of London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 20 Jul 1687, Holborn, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Robinson, Mary,   b. Abt 1615, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 23 Mar 1634, Denston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Robinson, Bridget,   b. Abt 1616, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 19 Dec 1650, Gravesend, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Robinson, Martha,   b. Abt 1620, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Robinson, John,   c. 15 Jan 1626/27, Denston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1659, Denston, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Robinson, Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1630, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1712-1714, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F01629  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Will of John Robinson Esquire Gravesend, Kent 28 July 1670 Proved 6 February 1673


      London: - Marriage Licences, 1611-1828
      Burials.
      Marriage Licences Granted by the Bishop of London.
      1612.
      County: London
      25 Apr 1612 John Robinson, Esq., of St Mary Aldermanbury, Bachr, 29, parents dead, & Bridget Jenkinson, of St Dunstan West, Maiden, 19; consent of father Robert Jenkinson, of same, Merchant Taylor; at Fulham, Middlesex.


      London: - Marriage Licences, 1611-1828
      Burials.
      Marriage Licences Granted by the Bishop of London.
      1633.
      County: London
      30 Jul 1633 Thomas Lord, Esq., of St Martin's in Fields, Widower, 32, & Mary Robinson, of Gravesend, Kent, Spinster, 18, dau. of John Robinson, Esq., of same, who consents; at St Swithin's, London.


      ....manor of Denston to William Burd without licence to alienate from the crown. Estate was therefore forfeited in 1565 but later returned. William Burd died in 1591, and by 1602 the estate had passed to his son, but was again seized by the crown, for debt and leased to Sir John Robinson. In 1617 it was bought by William Robinson, in whose family it stayed until the early part of the C19.



      Addenda from Thorpe’s Regm Roffense, p.748, 9 & 50.
      Denton Church Memorials:

      229. [1]. Chancel. On South side of East window, on a mural mont these arms, viz: Vert, on a chevron between three bucks tripping Or, as many trefoils slip’d gules, impaling azure, a fesse wavy argent in chief, three stars of eight points Or: Crest: a buck of pellety;
      Inscription:
      "Memoriae sacrum John ROBINSON, Esqr. lies buried under the marble beneath, which tells you when he died, and his great age. He had issue by Bridgett his only and lovying Wife, Daughter of Robert JENKINSON of London, Esqr. One son and five daughters, viz: John, Katherine, Mary, Bridgett, Martha & Elizabeth. He was in his conversation truly pious, exactly just, and very charitable; a loving husband, a tender father and a faithful friend. He lived with Jacob’s blessing, and died with Simeon’s prayer. Hoc posuit amoris ergo Brigetta, charissima conjux 1674."

      Marble gravestones:

      230. [2]. Marble gravestone: "Here lyeth the body of John ROBINSON, Esqr. late of Gravesend, who departed this life the 18th day of January Anno domini 1673 in the 96th Year of his Age."

      231. [3]. Marble gravestone: "Here lyeth the body of Bridget ROBINSON, Widdow, late Wife of John Robinson of Gravesend Esqr. deceased. She departed this life the 6th day of ……./1675 in the 90th Year of her Age."

      232. [4]. Marble gravestone: "Here lyeth the body of John ROBINSON, Gent. the Son of John Robinson, Esqr. He was born at Denston Hall in Suffolk, died the 21st of November 1659 being of the age of 34 years, and buried the 1st of December following. He had issue three sons and one daughter: whereof two, viz: Edmund & Bridgett, lye buried by him."

      233. [5]. Gravestone: "Here lies Bridgett, one of the daughters of John ROBINSN, Esqr. and wife of John PARKER, Esqr. To whose precious memory he placed this with the oval monument."

      234. [6]. North wall of Chancel. Mont. of black & white marble with these arms: Ermin, a buck’s head cabosed gules, attired Or, impaling the ROBINSN arms:
      "P.M.S. Sub marmore infra, mortalitatis suae exuvias deposuit Bridgetta, uxor Johannis PARKER, Armigeri, charissime mater Bregettae, Elizabethae, Johannis et Katherinae, filia Johannis Robinson, Armigeri. Obiit decimo 5to die Decembris, anno salutis 1650. Aetatis tricesimo 3tio, et conjugij decimo 4to. Satis dixisse Bridgett Parker. "All lost their shares in her sad ende,/The Church a flower, the poor a friende"."

      235. [7.] On a brass fixed to a gravestone these arms: I. ROBINSON, II on a fesse between three cinuefoils, a hind between two pheons, impaling Robinspon: "Sacred to the Memorie of Mrs Mary LORD, second daughter of John Robinson, Esqr. and wife to Thomas Lord, Esqr. Captain of His Majesties Fort at Gravesend. She departed this life in the flower of her youth, at the Age of 19 Years, upon the 23rd of March 1633. "Kind gentle friend, who here appears/Stand off, if not let fall some tears,/For fair virtue in this cold bed/Is here, oh! here, deposited./’Twould kill thee quite for to conceive/The jewells merits in this grave".

      February. 1643: John Robinson and Christopher Dighton, searchers at Gravesend, seized a large sum of money; and the Parliament, upon the report of the seizure, ordered six hundred pounds, being part of it, to be paid to Sir Gilbert Gerrard, "Treasurer at War"....

  • Sources 
    1. [S00022] London Marriage Licences.
      Text: 25 Apr 1612 John Robinson, Esq., of St Mary Aldermanbury, Bachr, 29, parents dead, & Bridget Jenkinson, of St Dunstan West, Maiden, 19; consent of father Robert Jenkinson, of same, Merchant Taylor; at Fulham, Middlesex.