Parents of
Robert DEAKIN:

(c1792, Taddington, Derbyshire - 1863, Buxton, Derbyshire)
(1795, Heaton Norris - 1855, Stockport, Cheshire)


Siblings of
Robert DEAKIN:

Harriett DEAKIN
(1824 - 1900)
Hannah DEAKIN[4]
(c1829, Halifax, Yorkshire)
(c1834, Stockport, Cheshire)








Robert DEAKIN (1816-1855)

Robert DEAKIN was the son of George DEAKIN (also spelt DAKIN), a baker from Derbyshire and Rachel GRIMSHAW. Robert was born in 1816 in Stockport, Cheshire and was baptised on 19th June 1816[1].

Robert married Martha POWNALL on 13th June 1836 at St Michael and All Angels Church, Mottram in Longdendale, Cheshire[2]. Robert and Martha had the following children:

  1. Alice DAKIN, b. 1837, Stockport, Cheshire (baptised 24 Dec 1837 @ St Mary's, Stockport)
  2. Samuel Pownall DEAKIN, b. 1839, Stockport, d. Wigan, Lancashire 1929
  3. Harriett DEAKIN, b. 20 Feb 1841, Stockport, d. 1900
  4. Sarah DEAKIN, b. 1843, Stockport, d. March 1931, Upholland, Lancashire
  5. Rachael DEAKIN, b. 1846, Ardwick, Lancashire, d. 1898, Pemberton, Lancashire
  6. Martha Pownall DEAKIN, b. 1848, Droylsden, Lancashire, d. 1908, Stockport
  7. Mary DEAKIN, b. 1850, Droylsden
  8. George DEAKIN, b. 1853, Stockport, d. 1932, Stockport

In the 1841 Census Robert is listed as aged 25, occupation: 'Overlooker Power Looms' living at New Bridge Lane, Stockport, with wife Martha (aged 25), son Samuel Pownall (aged 2) and daughter Harriet (aged 3 months).

In the 1851 Census Robert (aged 35 years, 'Loom Weaver') is listed as visiting with his parents George and Rachel DEAKIN at 60 Lancashire Hill, Heaton Norris. His wife, Martha, is recorded as living with John DEAKIN (Robert's brother) with 4 of her daughters[3].

Robert died in 1855 in Stockport.

Martha is recorded in the 1871 census as living at 4 Brinnington Rise, Brinnington (to the north east of Stockport in Cheshire), occupation 'Housekeeper'. Recorded with her are: Rachel, aged 25, 'Cotton Winder', Martha, aged 22, 'Milliner' and Mary, aged 20, 'Cotton Winder'.


[1]: Source: Microfilmed baptism records, Stockport Central Library, Cheshire.
[2]: Source: FamilySearch™ International Genealogical Index v5.0.
[3]: Source: Register of Deaths registered in July, August, September in 1855 in Stockport, Vol 8a.
[4]: Source: 1851 Census for England and Wales.