Robert Beardmore was baptised at Alton on October 3rd 1685.

Robert had an older sister, Elizabeth (baptised June 10th 1680). Elizabeth married Samuel Slater whose parents were Jeremiah and Joyce Slater.

At Caverswall on April 26th 1707 Robert married Joyce Slater, Samuel’s sister. Robert and Joyce had six children: Thomas (baptised at Alton February 13th 1708, buried May 10th), Ellen (baptised at Alton June 25th 1713, died in 1800), Jeremiah (baptised at Alton May 2nd 1715), Robert (baptised at Alton August 23rd 1719), Samuel (baptised at Kingsley on March 9th 1726) and Joyce (baptised at Alton November 1st 1722, died in 1773).

Robert was buried at Alton on March 1st 1728.