Robert Burns Clow

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Robert Burns Clow

Also Known As: "(illegitimate son)"
Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Burns and Janet "Jenny" Clow
Father of Robert Burns
Half brother of Elizabeth "Bess" (Paton-Burns) Bishop; Jean Burns; Robert Burns, Jr.; Infant Twin1 Burns; Infant Twin2 Burns and 7 others

Occupation: wealthy merchant in London
Managed by: Vl Beck
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About Robert Burns Clow

Robert Burns Clow

Born in Edinburgh in 1788, Robert Burns was willing to take the baby into his home, but his mother would not part with him.[8] He later became a wealthy merchant in London. Robert married and had a son, also Robert Burns Clow, who went to Borneo, married a chief's daughter and was killed by pirates.[5] He had been given his father's names, as this was the custom at the time.[12] Although he named his own son after Robert Burns, he never capitalised on the link with his famous poet father.

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Robert Burns Clow's Timeline

November 1788
Edinburgh, Scotland
Age 31