Listed as mason in 1851, monumental mason in 1891. Grandson is Robert W. Palmer b c. 1874 in Fulham and is a masons apprentice (1891).
Noted events in his life were:
1. He appeared on the census in 1841 in Boddicott, Oxfordshire.
2. He appeared on the census in 1851 in Hanwell, Middlesex.
3. Census UK 1871: 1871, Boston Lane, Hanwell, Middlesex.
4. Census UK 1881: 1881, 6 Boston Road, Hanwell, Middlesex.
5. Census UK 1891: 1891, 14 Nashville Place, Hanwell, Middlesex.
Robert married Mary Barnes, daughter of Thomas Barnes and Mary Clement, in 1847 in Headington, Oxfordshire. (Mary Barnes was born in 1825 in Marcham, Berkshire.)