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TAUNTON MISSIONARY ALUMNI 
SOUTHWEST BRITISH MISSION----------ENGLAND BRISTOL MISSION.............ENGLAND LONDON SOUTH MISSION 

 
 
1986 Elder Robert Robey 
 
Elder Robert Robey (England), arrived Taunton 1 May 1986, companion Elder Eric Grover 
(Idaho) We lived in The Flat, 26 Upper High Street, Taunton. Visited with the Branch Mission 
Leader Haydn Welch at 9pm after visiting President Forrest. 
 
26 June 1986 Elder Grover leaves. 27 June 1986, New Companion, Elder Gregory Dumbrell 
(Brisbane) Arrives. 
 
26 July 1986 we move to 60 Cheddon Road Taunton. 
 
16 – 23 August 1986 Brother Turvey (Trowbridge) joins Elder Dumbrell and myself as a mini missionary. 
 
3 September 1986, 4 Elders go hiking in the Quantock Hills. 
 
12 September 1986 Elder Peter Gerulat (Germany) joins Elder ChamberlaIn, it is Elder Gerulats’ 
First area. 
 
9 October 1986 Elder Robey leaves Elder Dumbrell in Taunton and moves to his last area in 
Chepstow. 
 
After his mission Elder Robey studied at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, where he gained 
A degree in Metallurgy and a wife, Eileen Duffy. After working a short while he returned to 
Newcastle University and gained a Ph. D and two boys. Dr Robey now has three boys and lives in 
Warrington in the Liverpool Stake. Robert works for a company that designs and builds Metallurgical plant to treat molten iron and steel in batches of up To 350 tonnes. His work training commissioning and advising on Plant takes him to steel plants arounf the UK and also overseas, Including India, Finland,Germany and soon Australia. Earlier in His career, Robert has been involved in the introduction of several new aluminium alloys and in aerospace and defence projects on alloy development. 
Elder Dumbrell, Elder Robey, Elder Bickmore, Elder Chamberlain on the Quantocks 
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