Robertson Gladstone (1805 - 1875)

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Death: Died in Court Hey, UK
Occupation: East India Merchant in Liverpool, Calcutta, and London
Managed by: Michael Reid Delahunt, art teacher & lexicographer
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About Robertson Gladstone


is the second son and third child of Sir John Gladstone (1784-1851) and his wife Anne Robertson. He is the elder brother of William Ewart Gladsone (1809-98), who was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on four occassions. For a short biography see


ROBERTUS GLADSTONE Filius natu maximus Joannis Armigeri apud Liverpool. Otherwise Robertson Gladstone [Matriculated 1821 A.D.]. Born 15th November, 1805. Of Court Hey, near Liverpool. East India Merchant in Liverpool, Calcutta, and London, with estates in Jamaica and Demerara. Died at Court Hey, 23rd September, 1875. Nephew of wife of 5477 [Mary Gladstone, wife of Doctor John Nimmo]; elder brother of the Right Hon. William Ewart Gladstone; cousin of 9995 [Thomas Steuart Gladstone], 11174 [William Gladstone, 1809 - 1873]. Source: W. Innes Addison, The Matriculation Albums of the University of Glasgow From 1728 to 1858 (James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow, 1913), entry number 10695 on page 322. Information supplied by Neil Reid Ford].