Robert James Yeo, lighthouse keeper in Jamaica

Robert James Yeo and his wife Caroline lived at the lighthouse at Marant Point on the eastern tip of Jamaica from its opening in 1841.

Their only son George Edward Yeo married Helen Storey at Tortola in the British Virgin Islands in 1866.

Robert’s father Richard Yeo was originally from Clovelly. He married Elizabeth Hopton in Bristol in 1781.

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