William was born on 9 August 1893 at Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, to parents Samuel Edwin Robinson, a stationary engine driver (1911), and Sarah Sanderson.
The 1911 census return records William working as a shorthand typist.
He married Annie Metcalf (1900-1988) in the spring of 1933 in the West Derby Registration District, Lancashire.
William died on 23 December 1946 at Christchurch, Hampshire.
Annie married Kenneth L .Smith in 1950.
- 1926 Portsmouth
- 1927 ceased
- 1927 Basingstoke – Congregational minister
- 1931 Bitterne Park, Hampshire
- 1938 Southampton, Winchester Rd
- 1946 Christchurch
Surman Index id: 23281
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers