Thomas William Robinson
Frances Emma Eastcott
Thomas Henry Lawford Robinson


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Deborah Smart

Thomas Henry Lawford Robinson

  • Born: 1834, Haverhill, Suffolk, England
  • Christened: 16 Mar 1834, Haverhill, Suffolk, England
  • Married: 22 Mar 1864, Tumut, New South Wales, Australia 1
  • Died: 2 Jul 1914, Kincaid St., Wagga Wagga, N.S.W., Australia 2

  Research Notes:



At a late hour last night, Mr. Thomas Henry Lawford Robinson died, at his residence in Kincaid-street, after an illness extending over a couple of months. The deceased who was 81 years of age, suffered for some time from an internal complaint,
which was the primary cause of death. He was a resident of Wagga for a number of years, and was up till lately employed at the municipal saleyards. He is survived by his widow and a family of five sons and seven daughters. The funeral will move from his late residence at 3 o'clock this afternoon."



The death took place on Thursday night last of Mr. Thomas Henry Lawson [sic] Robinson, of Kincaid Street at the age of 80 years, after six weeks illness, from an internal complaint. The Deceased leaves a wife, five sons and seven daughters, viz., Henry and George, of Wagga, William of Gobbagumbalin, Thomas and Frederick, of Western Australia, and Mrs. E. Wunsch and Mary, Alice and Eileen of Wagga, Jean, Alice, Mrs. C. W. Maher of Sydney. The deceased was born in Essex, England, and arrived in Australia 61 years ago and settled at Hawkesbury, later at Tumut and Gundagai and for the last 38 years of his life in the Wagga district, where he and his family were very highly respected. The funeral took place yesterday afternoon, leaving his late residence, the cortege being a very representative one of the town and district, and included a number of relatives and friends of deceased. The interment took place in the Church of England portion of the Wagga cemetery and there were a number of beautiful floral tributes sent by relatives and friends. The pall-bearers were Messrs. William and George Robinson (sons of deceased), E. Wunsch (son-in-law), H. Robinson, C. Wunsch, and R. Wunsch (grand-sons of deceased). The Rev. F. Ingle officiated at the graveside..." 3 4

  Marriage Information:

Thomas married Deborah Smart, daughter of William Smart and Mary Jones, on 22 Mar 1864 in Tumut, New South Wales, Australia 1. (Deborah Smart was born on 9 Apr 1847 in Gunning, New South Wales, Australia 5 and died on 23 Jun 1934 in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia 6.)


1 NSW Registry BDM (marriages), 3201/1864.

2 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 11522/1914 (called son of Thomas H. and Emma J. in the index).

3 Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga), Friday 3 July 1914.

4 Wagga Wagga Express, Saturday 4 July 1914.

5 NSW Registry BDM (births), 1650/1847 V18471650 32A.

6 NSW Registry BDM (deaths), 9532/1934.

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