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CodeNA4600
Dates1791-1840
Person NameForbes-Robertson of Hazlehead; William (1791-1840)
SurnameForbes-Robertson of Hazlehead
ForenamesWilliam
ActivityWilliam Forbes Robertson (1791 - 1840) was born William Forbes, a son of William Forbes of Echt and Springhill. Before succeeding to the estate of Hazlehead, William Forbes (younger) had a financial interest in the Bon Accord Whale Fishing Company. He succeeded Dr Alexander Robertson to the Hazlehead Estate in 1816, and took the additional name of Robertson. In 1824, William Forbes Robertson married Helen Hadden, a daughter of James Hadden, former Provost of Aberdeen. William Forbes Robertson died in 1840. His Trustees sold the estate in 1851.
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