Master 1974 - Robert George Chandler Horton, F.C.A., had been associated with the Art and Mystery of Gold and Silver Wyre Drawing for many years as a Director of Stephen-Simpson Ltd., one of the biggest makers of our product in the Country at that time. His interest in H.M.S. Olympus had been particularly stimulated by his own Naval connections and that of his famous Uncle, Admiral Sir Max Horton.
Robert married in 1939 and with his wife Roberta (whose home was in Lerwick, Shetlands) had lived in Mid Sussex for many years before moving to a new house in West Sussex, not far from Chichester where they could be nearer their daughter and grandchildren.
The whole family were very musical with their daughter, Roberta, singing regularly with an opera group.
Robert died on 25th January 2000 at the age of 85.