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date: 28 February 2021

Chambers, Robertlocked

  • Sondra Miley Cooney


Chambers, Robert (1802–1871), publisher and writer, was born on 10 July 1802 at Peebles, the second child and son of six children born to James Chambers (1778–1824), cotton manufacturer and merchant, and Jean Gibson (c.1781–1843).

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