May 1842, Roy­ton, Lan­ca­shire, Eng­land.

Ju­ly 12, 1914, Old­ham, Lan­ca­shire, Eng­land.


Jackson’s fa­ther played the or­gan at St. Pe­ter’s Church in Old­ham.

Robert at­tend­ed the Roy­al Acad­e­my of Mu­sic, and served as or­gan­ist at St. Mark’s Church at Gros­ve­nor Square in Lon­don. He al­so played in the Birm­ing­ham Sym­pho­ny Or­ches­tra.

In 1868, he took ov­er his fa­ther’s du­ties at St. Pe­ter’s in Old­ham, and played the or­gan there 46 years (to­ge­ther they served al­most an en­tire cen­tu­ry). He al­so served as head of the Old­ham Mu­sic­al So­ci­e­ty, 1891–1906.

  1. Lymington
  2. Niagara
  3. Trentham
  4. Waverton

Jack­son’s bur­i­al place