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Starr, Robert W., b.1830

Robert W. Starr was the eldest son of Richard and Tamar (Troop) Starr and was born on 11 September 1830 at Starr’s Point, Nova Scotia. Robert was educated at local common and private schools and later at Sackville Academy, NS. In 1866 he attended Military School at Halifax, NS. On 7 March 1860 he married Sarah Elizabeth Belcher, the daughter of Clement Horton and Mary Jane (Starr) Belcher. They had five children. For most of his life Starr worked as a farmer and fruit grower and operated a nursery. Throughout his life he experimented with the growth and farming of apples. In his later years, Starr developed an interest in local history and wrote several papers and a book of the history of the Starr family. Robert’s death date cannot be determined.

Birth Date
1830

Affiliated Items

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: A short letter from Charles Downing to "Robt. W. Starr, Esq." in that Downing, "Knowing that you are interested in Horticulture and for favors received in that way", sent Starr a copy of the "last revised edition" of Downing Fruits & Fruit Trees.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: A short note from Charles Downing to Robert Starr concerning social invitations and agriculture; "Your favor received - and regret that you could not be with us at Richmond - It would give me pleasure to attend your exhibition at that time but I have an engagement at that time and being old I do not like to go so far - Will be glad to receive the specimen apples you speak of at the proper…
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY regarding apple tree cuttings. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: A short note from Charles Downing to Robert Starr which accompanied Downing's sending of volume one of his Encyclopaedia of Fruits which, according to Downing, is "the same as the second revised edition... except that this is in two vols. with an appendix." Downing requests that Starr let him know whether the first volume reached him safely so as to send him the second volume.…
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Correspondence to Robert Starr from Charles Downing

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Collection: Starr family (part 2)
Description: Correspondence received by Robert W. Starr of Starr's Point, Kings County, NS from Charles Downing, Newburgh, NY. Downing was a horticultural expert and publisher of Fruits and Fruit Trees, a horticultural magazine.
Accession Number: 1994.002-STA/001
Creator: Downing, Charles
Type: textual record

Starr family (part 2)

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Dates: 1762 to 1917
Collection: Starr family (part 2), Archival Catalogue
Description: Finding aid for the Starr family fonds (part 2).
Type: finding aid