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date: 07 August 2020

Robertson, Sir William Robert, first baronetlocked

(1860–1933)
  • David R. Woodward

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Robertson, Sir William Robert, first baronet (1860–1933), army officer, was the son of Thomas Charles Robertson, village postmaster and tailor, and his wife, Ann Dexter Beet (d. 1893). Born on 29 January 1860 at Welbourn, Lincolnshire, in very humble circumstances (both of his parents were illegitimate), ...

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