Robert Renfrew

10 February 1763–
Abbey, Renfrew, Scotland

The Life of Robert

When Robert Renfrew was born on 10 February 1763, his father, John Renfrew, was 33 and his mother, Janet Auchencloss, was 31.

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John Renfrew
1730–
Janet Auchencloss
1731–
John Renfrew
1756–1819
Margaret Renfrew
1758–
Janet Renefrew
1760–1833
Robert Renfrew
1763–

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World Events (6)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 39

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1815

Age 52

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1830

Age 67

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Renfrew near Glasgow, named with a British term cognate with Welsh rhyn frwd ‘point of current’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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