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Robert Chambers, Junior

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 Jane Gibson Nina Chambers; Amelia Lehmann; Mary Chambers; Anne Chambers; Janet Chambers and 5 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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March 1832
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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