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Cranston, Robert (1815–1892), founder of temperance hotels

Perilla Kinchin

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/56585

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Cranston, Robert (1815–1892), founder of temperance hotels, was born on 9 August 1815, at East Calder, near Edinburgh, the son of James Cranston, mason and innkeeper, and his wife, Janet Garvie. His grandfather Robert had moved there from Jedburgh about 1778 to act as factor for the ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Ethical Issues and Debates ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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