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1787 Born in Burton, Westmoreland
In partnership with his brother, William, as timber merchants, joiners and carpenters.
1838 After William's death Thomas continued the business as Thomas Robinson and Son in partnership with his son, Thomas junior; the firm became well known for woodworking and flour mill machinery.
1851 Timber merchant, widower, living in Rochdale with his daughter Maria, 31
1859 Died in Rochdale