16: Robert Pool Saddler

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Robert Pool purchased land at Learmonth in 1857 at the land sales. Allotment 12 Section 24.

In 1860 Robert purchased a further 3 acres, Allotment 3 Section F. It was on this block that he built his house and shed and set up his business as a saddler and harness maker.

He was a pioneer of Learmonth and continued in business until his death on 28th March 1883 aged 66. His wife Eliza passed away on 13th May 1891 aged 89. Both are buried in the Learmonth Cemetery.

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