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William Robertson (of Dingwall)

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1872 Born 7 October Chapelton of Redcastle, Ross-shire.

Educated at Killearnan Public School

Apprenticed as country blacksmith; then as General Engineer, Rose Street Eng. Co., Inverness.

11 years with Vickers in Barrow-in-Furness

Motor mechanic in Ambleside

Mechanic with McRae and Dicks, Inverness till April 1908

1908 started business Robertson and Porter, Dingwall, Scotland.

1922 Sole partner trading as Robertson and Porter, Dingwall, Scotland.

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