Robert Redford Stone was the third child of James Henry Stone & Alice Redford born June 29th, 1882 at Pendleton, Salford, Lancs.
In 1891 Robert & his parents & 2 brothers & 3 sisters were living at 8 Cleggs Square, Pendleton.
By 1901 the family had moved to 10 Dumville St, Pendleton. Robert was still living at home & now working as a warehouse assistant. Living with them was Robert’s grandmother, widowed Mary Ann Stone.
Robert married Annie Lizzie Chapman in April-June 1907 at Salford. Annie Lizzie was christened September 7th, 1884 at the parish church Prestwick, Lancashire, the daughter of Sarah Ann & Charles Chapman, a coachman.
Their first child, Hilda, was born in Jan-March, 1908 at Salford. Later that year in August Robert, listed as a warehouseman on the manifest, emigrated to Canada. Annie was to follow him with daughter Hilda within the next few years.
The 1911 census of Manitoba, Canada shows Robert & Annie with their 3 year old daughter Hilda.
In 1912 a son James was born, followed by a daughter Dora 3 years later.
By 1916 the family had moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba. Another son Robert was born in 1920.
It is known that Annie & the 4 children returned from Canada to Liverpool, England arriving on December 20th, 1925. Their address was given as 69 Fitzwarren St, Sedley, Salford, & their intended future residence was England. Daughter Hilda was described as a waitress.
On June 1st, 1932 daughter Hilda married William Phillips at Paddington, Lancashire.
Robert, aged 68, died on June 7th, 1951 at Mt St Joseph Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia & was buried June 13th, 1951 at Mount View Cemetery, Vancouver. He died of heart failure & his occupation before death was given as gardener & his address was Powell St, Vancouver. He had become a Canadian citizen & it was noted on the death certificate that he was divorced.
Annie, aged 67, also died in 1951, in July-September, her death being registered in Salford.
The children of Robert Redford Stone & Annie Lizzie Chapman were:
st.126.96.36.199.1 Hilda Stone born Jan-March 1908 in Salford, Lancs
st.188.8.131.52.2 James Stone born c1912 in Manitoba, Canada
st.184.108.40.206.3 Dora Stone born c1915 in Manitoba, Canada
st.220.127.116.11.4 Robert Stone born c1920 in Manitoba, Canada