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Robinson, Sir William Cleaver Francislocked

  • Geoffrey Bolton


Robinson, Sir William Cleaver Francis (1834–1897), colonial governor and composer, born in Rosmead, co. Meath, Ireland, on 14 January 1834, was one of the six sons of Admiral Hercules Robinson (1789–1864) and his wife, Frances Elizabeth, née Wood, the daughter of Henry Widman Wood...

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