- Born: 6 Apr 1889, Galleywood Common, Chelmsford
- Marriage: Ethel Maud Littlechild on 1 Jun 1919 in St Andrews, Romford
- Died: 29 Apr 1970, Romford aged 81
He was in Chelmsford with family in 1891, and showing as living at 26 Marks Road, Romford aged 11, in 1901
In 1911, Robert is aged 21, a bootmaker living at 61 Marks Road with his widowed mother, two brothers and two lodgers - Matilda Poole, and Charles Smith.
He marries at St Andrews, Romford when he is listed as a boot maker, aged 29
A boot & shoe repairer with his own business at 3 Mildmay Road, Romford (1929, 1933 & 1937 Kellys Directories). Mildmay Road is a junction leading from Marks Road.
In the Romford Directory for 1919, he was living at 61 Marks Road where his son Kenneth is born. he died in 1970, living at 25 Marks Road.
Robert married Ethel Maud Littlechild, daughter of William Littlechild and Esther Beard, on 1 Jun 1919 in St Andrews, Romford. (Ethel Maud Littlechild was born on 10 Jul 1895 in Dagenham, christened on 23 Aug 1895 and died on 5 Apr 1973 in Hornchurch.)
In presence of sister Ethel May Littlechild. A bootmaker living at 61 Marks Road and 26 Drummond Road respectively. Profession of both fathers is carman.