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Robert Curle

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Robert Curle (c1814-1879), Shipbuilder, partner in Barclay, Curle and Co

c.1814 Born in St Quivox, Ayrshire

1851 "Of the Firm Of Barclay & Curle Ship Builders For number of men employed see Mr Barclay's return"; living in Barony with Divina Curle 23 and Isabella Curle 8 months[1]

1871 Robert Curle 58, Shipbuilder & Engineer Employed 1323 Man & 99 Boys; living in Partick, Govan with Jessie M Curle 46, Isabella Curle 20, Jane Curle 18, Adeline Curle 10[2]

1879 Died in Glasgow[3]

Buried in Glasgow Sighthill Cemetery

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. National Probate Calendar