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Livingston & Co.

Details about Livingston & Co.

Robert Livingston and George Steel traded as managers and shipbrokers under the title of G. Steel & Co. The partnership was dissolved in April 1889 with George continuing to trade under G. Steel & Co. In the same year Robert went into partnership with Leonard Richard Conner under the title of Livingston, Conner & Co. Both partners set up their own companies in 1899 and the partnership of Livingston, Conner & Co. was officially dissolved in July 1900.

R. Livingston & Co. ceased trading in 1916 when Robert retired.

Family History:

Robert Livingston was born in 1858 at West Hartlepool. He married Bessie Robinson in 1890. By 1891 to at least 1901 he lived at Glencairn Villa, Hutton Avenue.  By 1911 the family had moved to The Gables, Eaglescliffe, Preston-on-Tees.

Robert died aged 81 at Eaglescliffe in January 1939 leaving effects of £120,120. He was interred at Eaglescliffe.


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