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Robert Bennie

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Robert Bennie (c1829- ), Iron founder

c1829 Born at Glasgow the son of James Bennie (1803-1877) and his wife Lilias Wilson

1851 Living at Duke street, Dunoon: James Bennie (age 48 born Rathmell, Lanarkshire), Iron Founder. With his wife Lilias Bennie (age 45 born Shotts, Lanarkshire) ad their four children; Robert Bennie (age 22 born Glasgow), Iron Founder; Thomas N. Bennie (age 11 born Glasgow); Jane Bennie (age 11 born Glasgow); and Eliza Bennie (age 6 born Glasgow). One servant.[1]

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  1. 1851 Census