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Robert Robertson (1813-1885)

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Captain Robert Robertson, R. N.

c.1813 Born in Woolwich[1], son of Thomas Robertson, Royal Naval surgeon[2]

1851 Lieutenant, Royal Navy, living in Charlton, Kent, with Ann Robertson 36, Anne Robertson 4, Ellen Robertson 3, Thomas Robertson 2, Elizabeth Robertson 1[3]

1855 Appointed Surveyor General of steam vessels under the Board of Trade (c.1855-1871+)

1861 Captain, Royal Navy, Half Pay Board of Trade, living in Charlton with Ann Robertson 44, Anne Robertson 14, Ellen Robertson 13, Elizabeth Robertson 11, Maryon Robertson 8, Alice Robertson 7, Edith Robertson 6. Constance Robertson 4, Robert Robertson 3[4]

1881 Vice-Admiral retired; J. P. in Kent; living in Woolwich with Ann Robertson 64, Marion Robertson 28, Edith Robertson 26, Constance Robertson 24[5]

1885 Died in Woolwich[6]

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