Funny old world, in the sixties I lived in Shirebrook which is up your neck of the woods.
No , Robert was born in Moulton September 1850 he is buried in Filby Cemetery. His wife Sarah died in my nan's front room, she is buried in Gorleston cemetery.
Roberts parents, Robert 1826 b. Moulton his wife Caroline Grimson has on her birth certificate that her father was reputedly "William Sparrow" a farmer from Acle, robert and Sarah were married on June 4th 1845 at Moulton St Mary.
Roberts father James b. 1796 at Moulton married Ann Waters of Freethorpe on October 12th 1818 at Moulton by Cantley.
Pretty local Huh !
Does Eddie remember "Crabbie" Hudson, he had a fishing drifter called the " A Rose " ?
Relations in Canada have been in touch, they are the Hudson line, a sister I think still lives in Caister although she is getting on. regards, Keith.