Robb

George Robb was probably born in the parish of Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, in about 1730. He married Jean Syme, daughter of James Syme of Methlick, in 1762. George Robb died in Fisherford, Auchterless.

Charles Edward Stuart Robb, son of George and Jean Robb, was born in the parish of Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, in 1779. He married Margaret Ricketts Monteith, daughter of John Monteith and Matilda Murray, at Glasgow in 1802. Charles Robb was an accountant, engraver and solicitor’s clerk. He died in Lambeth, Surrey, in 1851.

William Robb, son of Charles and Margaret Robb, was born in Richmond, Yorkshire, in 1814. He married firstly Fanny Sarah Seager, daughter of Samuel Hurst Seager and Fanny Sarah Fowle, in London in 1836, and secondly Marianne Mansfield Palmer, daughter of Enoch Palmer and Lydia Tunstall, in 1854. William Robb was a law stationer’s clerk. He died in Whitechapel, London, in 1888.

Charles Edward Robb, son of William and Fanny Robb, was born in Soho, Westminster, in 1851. He married Louisa Bowman, daughter of John Bowman and Elizabeth Jane Larke, in 1877. Charles Edward Robb was a caretaker at the Wesleyan Mission and a clerk in the London docks. He died in Leytonstone, Essex, in 1934.

Arthur Ernest Robb, son of Charles and Louisa Robb, was born in Whitechapel in 1897. He married Mary Emily Elizabeth (‘Polly’) Webb in 1920. Arthur Robb died in East Ham, London, in 1979.

Peter Robb, son of Arthur and Mary Robb, was born in East Ham in 1933. He married Joyce Londors, daughter of George and Minnie Londors, in 1955.