Robson, Charles Hepburn Orlando

Production date
1872-1903
Description
Copies of two diaries, one describing the life of lighthouse keeper C.H.O. Robson; the other describing a trip gifted to Mr Robson on his retirement.

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Production date
1872-1903
Classification
Item list

  Part 1

1) A diary, 1872 - 1903, describing the life of a lighthouse keeper. Charles Hepburn Orlando Robson was a lighthouse keeper at Taiaroa Heads, Farewell Spit and Portland Island. 30 pages

2) The diary of Amy Isabella Robson, 1903 describing a free trip given to C H O Robson and his family on his retirement from the Government Light Service. They sailed on the SS Hinemoa from Taiaroa Head to Wellington. 6 pages.

Accession number
ARC2003-790
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Charles H.O Robson was my great great grandfathers brother, (John Baylee Robson) in which country do you guys live now?

- Kane Robson on 19-01-2022 03:15:59

Charles hepburn Robson was my great grand father.

- Ian David Robson on 17-08-2019 05:10:58

Amy was my Great aunt - I have transcribed copies of both these documents and an original light house keepers diary.

- Annie Coster on 29-08-2018 06:40:34

These are my great great grandparents

- Melissa Curnow on 02-10-2017 08:32:41

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