Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1891, Lested Lane, Chart Sutton, Maidstone, Kent.
• Occupation: Agricultural Labourer, 1891.
• Census, 1911, Lested Lane, Chart Sutton, Maidstone, Kent.
• Occupation: Farm Labourer, 1911.
Robert married Rose Ann GRIGSBY, daughter of John GRIGSBY and Harriet BROAD, on 27 Nov 1877 in Headcorn, Kent. (Rose Ann GRIGSBY was born circa 1859 in Marden, Kent and died Y.)