Person:George Robinson (40)

George Washington Robinson
m. 7 Jul 1823
  1. James William Robinson1824 - 1906
  2. Sarah Ann Robinson1825 -
  3. Elizabeth Henrietta Robinson1825 - 1894
  4. Stella Ann Robinson1827 - 1904
  5. Emma Robinson1829 - 1852
  6. Matilda Robinson1831 - 1918
  7. George Robinson1834 - 1836
  8. George Washington Robinson1837 - 1882
m. 26 Dec 1855
  1. Jane Robinson1857 - 1863
  2. Margaret Robinson1859 - 1866
  3. Georgina Robinson1860 - 1891
  4. Arthur William Robinson1862 - 1938
  5. Charles George Robinson1864 - 1950
  6. Margaret Jane Robinson1867 - 1946
  7. Andrew Phillip Robinson1869 - 1946
  8. Elsie Robinson1872 - 1892
  9. Emmeline Robinson1874 - 1972
Facts and Events
Name George Washington Robinson
Gender Male
Birth? 6 Feb 1837 Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
Christening? 8 Mar 1837 Hobart, Tasmania, AustraliaSt David's Church of England
Marriage 26 Dec 1855 Ballarat, Victoria, Australiato Margaret Mary McAlister Third
Death? 23 Jun 1882 Gould's Country, Tasmania, Australia

George was manager of the Cambria Mine at Gould's Country, Tasmania, owned by Robinson Brothers. He died in a dynamite explosion at a blacksmith's shop at the mine. This is reported in "The Tasmanian Mail" 8 July 1882, p20.

The following is copied from the coroner's report on George's death: George WASHINGTON ROBINSON: Inquest 8514: An Inquisition indented taken for our Sovereign Lady the Queen at the House of Clar**** T****** Esq known by the sign Travellers Rest in the County of Dorset within the Island of Tasmania this 26th day of June in the 46th year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Victoria by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom and Ireland Queens Defender of the Faith, before me Henry Dawson Esquire one of the Coroners of our said Lady the Queen for the said Island and its Dependencies on view of the body of GEORGE WASHINGTON ROBINSON, MINING MANAGER upon the Oaths of A Hutchinson, John Johnston, Henry Gaylon, Isaac Chapple, C.A.Chapman; W Fitzgerald and R Apted good and lawful men of the said Island and duly chosen and who being then and there duly sworn and charged to enquire for our said Lady the Queen where how and after what manner the said GEORGE WASHINGTON ROBINSON came to his death do upon their Oath say THAT The deceased GEORGE WASHINGTON ROBINSON age 45 years came to his death at the Cambia Tin Mine near Goulds Country in the County of Dorset in Tasmania on the 23rd day of June 1882 by the accidental explosion of Dynamite while in the discharge of his duties as Manager of the said mine. IN WITNESS whereof as well the said Coroner as the Jurors aforesaid to this Inquisition set their Hands and Seals the day and year and place above mentioned. Henry Dawson Coroner. A Johnston; John Johnson; Henry Gaylon; Isaac Chapple; CA Chapman; W Fitzgerald; RK Apted.