George Robinson

The Robinson family were Free Presbyterians, Rev William Proctor was a Free Presbyterian minister in Dubin and one assumes that is how George met his wife Ada Proctor

1886 Born Dublin

Educated at St Andrews, Trinity College Dublin, St Johns College, Oxford.

1901 census has George living with parents in Dublin.

1909 to 1911 Inspector of Forests to Sudan Government

1911 his parents are in Dublin, but his obit shows he was in Sudan

1911 Retuns to Ireland and works as Inspector of Forests in Ireland

His army record is in Kew Archives ref WO 372/17/47562. He was a Capt in Royal Irish Fusiliers. 3 times wounded and got MC

1916 Lands in France

1919 Oct 14 Silver War Badge issued

1920 Transfers to Scottish Forestry Service

1922 Professor of Estate Management at Cirencester Royal Agriculltural College

1938 Apr 10. George Robinson died at a Nursing Home in Cheltenham. I see my grandparents went to his funeral

 

 

Ada Proctor, his wife