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Robert Glendining (1841-1917)

Robert Glendining with John Ross, founded a business empire which by 1906 included four sheep stations, worsted and woollen mills in Kaikorai Valley, a clothing factory in High St, a hat factory in Stafford St, not to mention warehouses throughout the country.

A savings bank, a benefit society and land for housing all contributed to making the workers ‘cheerful and contented with their lot.

Research by Jane Davidson

Robert Glendining
Image courtesy of:
Hocken Library, Uare Taoka o Hakena, University Otago, Dunedin 6647/33

Monumental Inscription

In Loving Memory of

Robert Glendining

Born 20th March 1841

Died 23rd June 1917

Mary Linson

Wife of the above

Born 14th March 1844

Died 19th March 1936

Jessie daughter of above

Born 31st Jan 1872

Died 17th Dec 1872

Also Margaret Linson

Daughter of above

Born 21st May 1882

Died 27th Aug 1926


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