Foy, Kate

Informant providing information on the Robinson family.  Lived in Lancaster.  Born about 1891 the daughter of Thomas Stainton and Margaret Robinson the latter being the daughter of Joseph William Robinson (Old Jos) and thus the sister of  Stainton Robinson and Alfed Threlfall Robinson.

She never learned to dance but gave much information about the Robinson family.  She did however remember a performance of the Sword Dance at one of her grandfather’s balls in Carnforth in about 1900.

Information derived from and interview by Tom Flett with Kate Foy, undated.

Links:

Flett, Tom, correspondence 1962