- Born: 11 Oct 1767, Austerfield, Yorkshire 243,244
- Marriage: Sarah Ashmore 17 Jan 1795, Sheffield (St Peter's Cathedral) 242
- Died: 1838 at age 71 243
- Buried: Ecclesall, Yorkshire
Came to Sheffield at 18, eventually Estate Agent, 2 Change Alley
First apprenticed to Laycock's, curlers and upholsterers, but left to set up as an estate agent and valuer in Sheffield.
Also ran a lending library
Robert married Sarah Ashmore on 17 Jan 1795 in Sheffield (St Peter's Cathedral).242 (Sarah Ashmore was born circa 1773 in Sheffield 75 and was buried in Ecclesall, Yorkshire.)