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Robert Chambers, Junior

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Chambers and Anne Kirkwood
Husband of Laura Chambers
Father of Charles E S Chambers; Violet Chambers; Albert Murray Chambers; Nina G Chambers; Arthur Chambers and 1 other
Brother of Amelia Chambers; Jane Gibson Nina Chambers; Nina Lehmann; Mary Chambers; Anne Chambers and 6 others

Managed by: Brian Arthur Hill
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About Robert Chambers, Junior

Biographical Summary

CHAMBERS, ROBERT. ?-23/03/1888. Ref: 1705. Male.

  • Place of Birth: Edinburgh.
  • Place of Death: Claremont Crescent, Edinburgh.
  • Profession: Publisher.
  • Appointments Held: Partner 1853-88, W & R Chambers Ltd. Publisher, Edinburgh; Editor 1874 Chambers' Journal, 1859-68 active in the production of Chambers' Encyclopaedia.
  • Schools and Tutors: Circus Place School, Edinburgh.
  • Marital Status: Married (1856) Miss Anderson.
  • Father: Robert Chambers FRSE 1802-71.
  • Other Family: Nephew of William Chambers FRSE 1800-83.
  • References: DNB Supplement 1, 1901, 409-10.
  • Date of Election: 01/12/1884.
  • Proposers: Thomas Brumby Johnston, Robert Gray, Alexander Crum Brown, Alexander Buchan (Billet 2/6, 16/6, 7/7, 21/7/1884).
  • Notes: Born March 1832.
  • Fellow Type: OF.

SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 174

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1832
March 1832
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
April 1832
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1857
August 21, 1857
Age 25
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1860
1860
Age 27
1861
August 15, 1861
Age 29
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1861
Age 28
1864
1864
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1867
1867
Age 34
1868
1868
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1870
1870
Age 37