Foster Robinson

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Foster G Robinson as Chairman of E. S. & A. Robinson 1944.

Sir Foster Gotch Robinson was born 19 September 1880 in Sneyd Park, Bristol, son of Edward Robinson and grandson of Elisha Smith Robinson. He died 31 October 1967 in Eastwood Manor, Somerset.


A first-class cricketer for Gloucestershire.[1] Captain of Gloucestershire 1919-1923.

President of The Grateful Society 1940.

Master of Clifton Rugby Football Club 1943-1944.

Master of The Society of Merchant Venturers.1943-1945.

Chairman of E. S. & A. Robinson 1944-

Knighted 15 July 1958.[2]

Breeder and owner of the winner of the 1964 Oaks, Homeward Bound, and Merchant Venturer, second to Relko in the 1963 Derby.


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