JOHN ROBINSON & Rachel BROWN
JOHN and Rachel
were married in a religious & civil ceremony in December 1859 in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England
. They had three sons and seven daughters, named Harry
JOHN was born on September 25th, 1832 in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England
and his baptism took place on July 27th, 1836 in St. Mary's Parish
- Birth Notes
- www.familysearch.org entry #98 Occup+ Master Vessel=Rachel Lotinga census place= Lowestoft, Suffolk Eng
LISTED AS MASTER MARINER ON SHIP: "RACHEL LOTINGA"
Master Mariners # C.21255
Rachel Lotinga ships number 23726 Built in Sunderland; MNL, 1857
As recorded in the book: "The Ancient Port of Whitby and its Shipping" 1908 Richard Weatherill.
Rachel Lotinga brig 242 tonnes built sunderland 1855 registered
Ships in Port Lowestoft 1881 - Bob Sanders website
Vessel: "Rachel Lotinga"
John ROBINSON M 45 M Whitby, York, England Master
Andrew STORM U 40 M Robin Hoods Bay, York, England Mate
Hakon HENDRICKSEN U 22 M Norway Ab Seaman
George JOHNSON U 30 M Norway Ab Seaman
Charles ADGREN U 22 M Norway Ab Seaman
David STEWART U 20 M Leith, Edinburgh, Scotland O Seaman
Isaiah TOSE U 19 M Whitby, York, England Apprentice
Whitby Oct 1874 owner John Brown, a hulk foundered 1.5 miles S.E of Eyemouth aug 1889
Source: Tabulated information from Maritime Enhancement Project (conducted 1995-2001 with sponsorship from Historic Scotland), records 1001-2500.
Ian Oxley (Scottish Institute of Maritime Studies, St Andrews University), April 2001.
[Information derived from Lloyd's List (to end 1884), parliamentary papers and related sources: for further details of this project, see Final Report MS/829/166].
7 August 1889. RACHEL LOTINGA. 34 years of Whitby. Wood schooner. 242 ton. 4 men. Master J. Lucas. Owner E. Derwent, Middlesbro'. Middlesbro' to Granton. Pig iron. Wind NNW4. About 3 miles SE by S of Burnmouth, Berwickshire.
Source: PP Abstracts of Shipping Casualties on Coasts, or in Rivers and Harbours of the UK July 1889-90 (1890-91 [C.6468] LXXVI.485).
NMRS, MS/829/68 (no. 1491).
(Classified as wooden schooner, with cargo of pig iron: name cited as Rachel Lottinga and date of loss as 7 August 1889). This vessel foundered 3 miles SExS of Burnmouth.
I G Whittaker 1998.
The map sheet allocated to this wreck is arbitrary, and it may fall within English waters.
Information from RCAHMS (RJCM), 17 October 2001.
R and B Larn 1998.
He died at the age of 89 on July 22nd, 1922 in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, UK
- Death Notes
- Lloyd's of London: Seaman ratings:
An ONLY MATE must be nineteen years of age, and have been five years at sea.
In Navigation.–In addition to the qualifications required for a Second Mate, an Only Mate must be able to observe and calculate the amplitude of the sun, and deduce the variation of the compass therefrom, and be able to find the longitude by chronometer by the usual methods. He must know how to lay off the place of the ship on the chart, both by bearings of known objects, and by latitude and longitude. He must be able to determine the error of a sextant, and to adjust it, also to find the time of high water from the known time at full and change.
In Seamanship.–In addition to what is required for a Second Mate, he must know how to moor and unmoor, and to keep a clear anchor; to carry out an anchor; to stew a hold; and to make the requisite entries in the ship’s log. He will also be questioned as to his knowledge of the use and management of the mortar and rocket lines in the case of the stranding of a vessel, as explained in the official log-book.
Rachel was born in 1839 in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England
- Birth Notes
- Lived at 1 Routh Walk, Ruswarp, York, England 1881 Census
Source Information: LDS
Dwelling 1 Routh Walk
Census Place Ruswarp, York, England
Family History Library Film 1342165
Public Records Office Reference RG11
Piece / Folio 4835 / 13
Page Number 20
She died at the age of 79 in 1918 in Stockton-on-Tees, Durham, UK