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Robert Cross, Flamborough, 1876 - 1964

Robert Cross, Lifeboatman

b. 1876; Flamborough
m. 1902; Sarah Elizabeth Hood
d. 1964; in Hull.

Robert was the fourth child and second son of Robert Cross and Elizabeth Colley.
See: Chart F574

1876: Robert was born in Flamborough.1
1902: Robert married Sarah Elizabeth Hood.
1902: Charles Hood Cross was born in Flamborough.
1903: Charles Hood Cross died in Patrington (district).

1911: UK census:
Robert and Sarah were living at Ravenspurr, North Marine Road, Flamborough. They reported 8 years of marriage and one child who had died in infancy. Robert was a self employed Fisherman, aged 35, whilst Sarah was aged 33.

1918: Vera Cross was born in Patrington (district).
1923: The City of Bradford Lifeboat Crew were visited by HRH The Prince of Wales, see photograph.
See also City of Bradford Lifeboat Crew - photograph.
1964: Robert died in Hull. An obituary was published in a Hull newspaper, click here to see a transcript.

See: Chart F578

1) FreeBMD:
GRO Bridlington Volume 9d Page 344, accessed 27th May, 2013.