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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.