Robin Evans was born on 25 Jul 1884, a son of Alexander Evans and his wife Elizabeth Grace Groom. His mother, brother Alexander and sister Nellie are also pictured in the Family Album. His paternal grandparents were Francis Evans, astute businessman, banker and member of Launceston's first Municipal Council and his wife Elizabeth Clayton. Robin was educated at the Launceston Church Grammar School and became an engineer.
Robin married Geddes Brumby on 18 Dec 1915 at The Church, Moorina. They had two children: Elizabeth Raymond, born 22 Dec 1916 in Forster Street, Invermay, and Jennifer. They later lived at 3 Lord Street, Sandy Bay in Hobart. Robin died aged 74 on 6 Sep 1958 and was cremated. Geddes died aged 75 and was cremated at Cornelian Bay on 27 Aug 1970. See The Examiner 23 Jun 2007, page 33 and 30 Jun 2007, page 43.