Robert Abraham BLANCH , 18631936 (aged 73 years)

Name
Robert Abraham /BLANCH/
Given names
Robert Abraham
Surname
BLANCH
Also known as
Robert Abraham /BLANCHE/
Occupation

In 1881 Robert went to Fiji with a friend (Charles Hutchings). They opened a small shop, with Charles Hutchings eventually selling his share to Robert. The shop soon failed.

Occupation

Robert worked as a sugar boiler at the Penang Mill, Ra, Fiji. He also sought out workers for the mill and nearby banana plantations. Another failed business opportunity was a banana plantation at Tailevu. He also worked with his son William in his dairy at Tailevu.