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John Warburton Robinson

b. 1837/8

Clergyman. BA, Trinity College, Dublin, 1859; MA, 1863. Admitted comitatis causa, Oxford, 1864. Ordained deacon, 1864; priest, 1860. Appointed curate of St Mary’s, Haggerston, London, 1864. Curate of Down, 30 August 1868 to 4 February 1869. Appointed curate of Brasted, Kent, 1869. Curate of Lynsted near Sittingbourne, Kent, 1872–4. Appointed curate of Blisworth, Northants, 1876. Emigrated to Australia circa 1882.


Alum. Dublin.

Census returns of England and Wales 1871 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG10/924/6/4)

J. R. Moore 1985, p. 477


Alum. Dublin.: Alumni Dublinenses. A register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860). New edition with supplement. Edited by George Dames Burtchaell and Thomas Ulick Sadleir. Dublin: Alex. Thom & Co. 1935.

Moore, James Richard. 1985. Darwin of Down: the evolutionist as squarson-naturalist. In The Darwinian heritage, edited by David Kohn. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press in association with Nova Pacifica (Wellington, NZ).