The Robinson surname crops up a lot over the decades, however as yet we can rarely link the family relationships.

March 9th 1850: Sale of part of stock-in- trade of Mr John Robinson, who declines the wheelwright business

John Robinson is important to our history of Saxham Street. In 1869 he was the owner and occupier of a house & shops in Saxon (Saxham) Street, with a rateable value of £6 5s 0d. This is most likely Saxham Cottage – though we don’t know if it had a name.

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July 20th 1844: Sale of Property of John Stedman (Deceased) Freehold double cottage in the occupation of Edmund Robinson & George Alexander, & 3 pieces of arable land (9acres) in occupation of executors