Shortly thereafter, on 5 November 1894, Robert's mother, Margaret Buchanan
, died, shrinking HJ
's family to just herself and her adoptive father. Margaret repeated the request made years earlier by Mary Buchanan, namely that...
developed an unnamed illness, and following the death of his father the family (now composed of Buchanan, his mother Margaret
, his wife Mary
, and the child HJ
) moved north to...
After Mary's death, which left the family consisting of HJ
, Robert, and Robert's mother Margaret
, Robert at least took to roaming: he spent time in France, in London, in the...