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Reverend MA Robert Young Whitton

Reverend MA Robert Young Whitton

Male 1874 - 1930  (56 years)

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  • Name Robert Young Whitton 
    Title Reverend MA 
    Born 8 Jan 1874  Nagpur, Madras, Central Provinces, India Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Aug 1930  The Manse, Darling, Cape Colony, RSA buried Western Cape, Darling Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I915  Whitton
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 

    Father David Whitton,   b. 22 Aug 1841, Barry, Angus Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1919, 9 Greenbank Terrace, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Helen Young,   b. 1841, Inverkeillour, Angus Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1920, 9 Greenbank Terrace, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 9 Jul 1869  Woodhill, Barry, Angus 274-7 Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F637  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Isabel Hurt,   b. Abt 1880,   d. 1950, RSA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 5 May 1910  YEAR AN ESTIMATE at St Johns, Presbeterian Church , Bloemfonten, South Africa. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 10 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F640  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • at 1881 census at "Freshfield Villa" , Rackmill Road, Dollar, Clackmanan
      boarders with Mrs Jane Dalziel aged 35 a widow of a Free Church of Scotland Minister and her mother Jane McEwan 76 a widow of a Merchant.

      in 1888 address given as Nagpore achieved 3rd Class English and Hon mention in Latin.
      1890 school captain, Edinburgh Institution (Rugby)
      At 1891 census at 14 Rillbank Terrace, Robertson Memorial District, (Marchmont) Edinburgh, a boarder scholar, born India, with other boarders and Jane Dalziel a widow aged 48 a Boarding House Keeper.

      MA Edinburgh 1898

      at 1901 census at 10 Montpellier, Newington, Edinburgh a Boarder, Divinity Student

      Name: Robert Y Whitton
      Arrival Date: 27 Apr 1908 Age: 34 Birth Date: abt 1874 Birth Country: India Gender: Male Race/Nationality: English Ship Name: Empress of India
      Port of Arrival: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

      Rev Robert Whitton MA from Howick, Natal at marriage 1910

      Minister in Penang then South Africa
      Naauwpoort, Howick, Harrington then Darling. Letters published in the South Africa Presbytarian Magazine "The Presbytarian Churchman"

      His obituary was in the University of Edinburgh Journal Vol4 1930-31 Page 82. He was referred to as Robert Young Whitton and just gave his death details.