Robert Wilson of South Bantaskine.

1. Wilson Family
2. Unknown
Production date
Circa 1860
Robert Wilson with his pony Timothy. He is dressed in matching jacket, trousers and waistcoat, and is wearing a round hat. They are on a path in South Bantaskine estate, with trees behind them. Beyond the trees is the doocot.
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Production date
Circa 1860
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Robert Wilson was the only son of the Wilson family. He had eight sisters. He was born in 1851 and died c1873. Doocots were an important source of fresh meat in the winter time. As the doves fed on local farmers' grain, the numbers of doocots had to be limited.
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