Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,484 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Curle

From Graces Guide

Robert Curle (c1814-1879), Shipbuilder, partner in Barclay, Curle and Co

c.1814 Born in St Quivox, Ayrshire

1851 "Of the Firm Of Barclay & Curle Ship Builders For number of men employed see Mr Barclay's return"; living in Barony with Divina Curle 23 and Isabella Curle 8 months[1]

1871 Robert Curle 58, Shipbuilder & Engineer Employed 1323 Man & 99 Boys; living in Partick, Govan with Jessie M Curle 46, Isabella Curle 20, Jane Curle 18, Adeline Curle 10[2]

1879 Died in Glasgow[3]

Buried in Glasgow Sighthill Cemetery


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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. National Probate Calendar