Joseph Robinson

Joseph Robinson , Private 203113, Durham Light Infantry, 1/6th. He was killed in action May 30, 1918. Joseph is commemorated on the Soissons Memorial, east of Compiègne and on the War Memorial, St. Andrew's Church, Aycliffe.

He is the 4 year old son of Anthony and Sarah Elizabeth Robinson of the High Street, Aycliffe in the 1901 census Joseph was baptized December 5, 1897 in St. Andrew's Church, Aycliffe.

In the Absent Voters' List of October 1918 Joseph's address is given as High Row, Aycliffe and he was in the 5th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry.

Alan Pattison says that his grandfather, James Parker, married Elizabeth Robinson, sister of Joseph, in 1915. James and Elizabeth are both buried at St. Andrew's.

High Street Robinson Anthony Head M
Lime Burner Worker Durham Aycliffe
Born about 1865
Robinson Sarah Wife M
Durham Stanhope
Robinson Ada A Daughter S
School Durham Aycliffe
Robinson Charles Son S
School Durham Aycliffe
Robinson Emma Daughter S
School Durham Aycliffe
Robinson Elizabeth J Daughter S
School Durham Aycliffe
Robinson Joseph Son S
Durham Aycliffe


The family is still living in the High Street, Aycliffe, in 4 rooms in the 1911 census:

Anthony Robinson, age 46, Limestone Quarry Man, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Sarah E. Robinson, age 43, married 21 years, 10 children, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Charlie Robinson, age 19, Colliery Labourer (above ground), born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Elizebeth (sic) Jane Robinson, age 16, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Joseph Robinson, age 14, Colliery Labourer (above ground), born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Anthony Robinson, age 12, at school, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Robert Robinson, age 10, at school, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Violet Robinson, age 7, at school, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Alfred Robinson, age 4, born Great Aycliffe, Durham

Grace Robinson, age 1, born Great Aycliffe.

There were 2 visitors:

Ada Alice Lee, married, age 22, born Great Aycliffe

Gladys Lee, age 10 months, born Great Aycliffe, Durham.

From the 1901 census it is clear that Ada Alice Lee is their daughter.