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Robinson, Sir William Cleaver Francis (1834–1897), colonial governor and composer

Geoffrey Bolton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23890

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Robinson, Sir William Cleaver Francis (1834–1897), colonial governor and composer, born in Rosmead, co. Meath, Ireland, on 14 January 1834, was one of the six sons of Admiral Hercules Robinson (1789–1864) and his wife, Frances Elizabeth, née Wood, the daughter of Henry Widman Wood...

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Subjects: Composition ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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