ROBINSON, George Gilmour

1894 - 1985

George Gilmour Robinson, was born at Lambeth, London on 4 August 1894, son of George Thomas Robinson and his wife Ada Violet née Gallier. Educated at Repton and Trinity College, Oxford, graduating M.A. On 2 August 1935, he was appointed resident magistrate at Nakura, an Eritrean island in the Dahlak Archipelago situated west of Dahlak Kebir. He married in 1942, Murial Alice Fry. A High Court Judge who sailed for Zanzibar in 1952 and was Chief Justice of that country being knighted in 1955. President of the Beccles Art Circle who died at The Old House, Southwold, Suffolk on 19 October 1985, and in 1987 his widow gave 500 to the Art Club which was placed into a special fund.