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 Robert Stevenson

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Robert Stevenson

Birth
Glasgow, Glasgow City, Scotland
Death 12 Jul 1850 (aged 78)
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Burial Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland
Memorial ID 130692666 View Source
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F.R.S.E., Civil Engineer. For 50 years he was Engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses. He designed and executed the Bell Rock Lighthouse and other public works in the UK.

Robert was the son of Allan Stevenson 1752-1774 (Partner in West India Trading House), who m.1771 Jean Lillie, Memorial #74712713. She was later the wife of Thomas Smith, Memorial #74712712 (1st Engineer to Northern Lighthouse Board)


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BACK: IMO ROBERT STEVENSON FRSE, Civil Engineer, born at Glasgow 8 Jun 1772; d at Edinburgh 12 Jul 1850, aged 78 yrs. During the long period of half a century he was engineer to the Board of Northern Lighthouses and designed and executed the Bell Rock Lighthouse and other public works in the United Kingdom. Also of JANE SMITH, his wife, who d 2 Mar 1846 aged 67 yrs.
RIGHT: IMO ALAN STEVENSON LLB FRSE M.INST.C.E. Engineer to the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses and engineer of the skerryvore Lighthouse, d 23 Dec 1865 aged 58. MARGARET SCOTT JONES his wife, da of Humphrey Herbert Jones lf Llynnon, Anglesea, d 5 Mar 1895 aged 83. ROBERT ALAN MOWBRAY STEVENSON, their only son d 18 Apr 1900 aged 53. KATHARINE DE MATTOS, dau of Alan Stevenson d 13 Apr 1939. RIP r de Mattos 1950.
LEFT: STTMO ADAM WARDEN MD FRCSE, Aurist to the Queen, d 25 May 1880, aged 46; JANE STEVENSON his wife d 5 Apr 1864 and their children EDWARD d 13 Nov 1835 aged 5, ADAM d 3 Dec 1836 aged 1 yr and 8 mths; ROBERT D 13 Sept 1858 aged 25, JESSIE d 25 Jun 1867 aged 36, THOMAS d at Southsea 10 Dec 1875 in his 38th yr.
Erected by their surviving children, JANE ELDERTON WATSON and MARY GREIG 1881.


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