Robinson, Thomas William Usherwood (1826 -1888)
Thomas William Usherwood Robinson, of Houghton Le Spring, co. Durham, was born on 26th January 1826, the son of George and Elizabeth Robinson. George Robinson was the Maltster at the Brewery in Houghton Le Spring, a role his mother Elizabeth would take over after his death. The brewery was eventually inherited by Thomas. He was married twice, firstly in 1854 to Margaret Webster, who died in 1865. They had three children. He married secondly, Isabella Widowfield in 1869, with whom he had a further five children. He died on 25th August 1888.