Category Archives: Palmer

Seagers (and Palmers) in Holborn

In my last post I wrote about law stationer and clerk William Seager, who I believe may have been related to my own Seager ancestors. One of my reasons for thinking this is that William’s homes in Little James Street … Continue reading

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The Palmer family in the Non-Conformist records and elsewhere

Finding my great grandfather’s christening in the London Non-Conformist records set me off looking for other ancestors in the same records. In my last post, I mentioned that Great Queen Street Wesleyan Chapel, where Charles Edward Robb was baptised in … Continue reading

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The deaths of William Robb and Marianne Mansfield Palmer

I’ve obtained copies of the death certificates for my great great grandfather, William Robb, and his second wife, Marianne Mansfield Palmer. Mary Anne (that’s the way her name is written, as on their marriage certificate) died on 7th July 1883 … Continue reading

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The marriage of William Robb and Marianne Mansfield Palmer

I’ve obtained a copy of the certificate for my great great grandfather William Robb’s second marriage, to Marianne Mansfield Palmer, on 5th June 1854. The ceremony took place in the parish church of St. Clement Danes. William, age 40, is … Continue reading

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The children of William Robb and Marianne Mansfield Palmer

In this post I attempt to summarise what I’ve discovered about the children of my great great grandfather, William Monteith Robb (1813 – 1888), from his second marriage. The information is based on my own researches, supplemented by information from … Continue reading

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