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Individual Summary for Robert Francis Innes

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The most complete account of Robert Francis Innes' life is given in Chapter 8 of What's in a Name: an Innes Family Story by Andrew John Stow Innes. To read this, click on this link [1] and then double-click the Adobe icon.


The facts of his life are given in the Individual Summary, obtained from the Innes Family Data Base maintained by Andrew John Stow Innes on Rootsmagic.

To view the Individual Summary, click on this link [2] and then double-click the Adobe icon. A Narrative Summary is given below.


Robert Francis INNES CBE, D.Sc was also known as Bobbie in 1914.

On 14 Jan 1914 he was born at the at Rhosgoch Hotel, Rhosgoch, near Rhosybol, in Anglesey Registration District, England, United Kingdom..

He was christened after Jan 1914 at Bodewryd Church in Anglesey, North Wales.

Educated in 1935 at University of Wales in Bangor, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

Educated Kings College, Cambridge University in 1939.

Educated Imperial College Of Tropical Agriculture in 1940 in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Robert died Oakville Trafalgar Hospital on 24 Sep 1999 at the age of 85 in Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada.

Obituary: The Globe & Mail,on 27 Sep 1999

He was buried on 29 Sep 1999 in Oakville, Halton, Ontario, Canada . Memorial Service and scattering of ashes St Jude's Anglican Church.

Obituary: The Toronto Star,on 1 Oct 1999

Obituary: King's College, Cambridge, 2008 Annual Report,in 2008

Index to Reference Materials for Robert Francis Innes

[1] Birth Certificate of Robert Francis Innes

[2] Marriage Certificate for Robert Francis Innes and Helen Jean Innes

[3] Obituary for Robert Francis Innes

[4] Death Notice for Robert Francis Innes, Globe and Mail

[5] Obituary for Robert Francis Innes, King's College, Cambridge, 2008 Annual Report

[6] Valedictory Remarks by Sir Robert Kirkwood on the Departure of R.F. Innes from Jamaica, March 22, 1967

[7] Report of Dr. G. A. Jones, Director of Agriculture, attributing the discovery of Bauxite in Jamaica to R. F. Innes

[8] Robert Francis Innes's last resume prepared in the early 1990's

[9] Excerpt from The journal Of the Geological society Of jamaica Bauxite /Alumina Symposium 1971

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