Robert Biddulph (MP)

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Robert Biddulph (3 March 1801 – 28 February 1864) was a British Whig Member of Parliament.

Family[edit]

Biddulph was the son of John Biddulph, of Ledbury, Herefordshire, and his wife Augusta (née Roberts). He married Elizabeth, daughter of George Palmer, of Nazeing Park, Essex, in 1830.

On 3 October 1883 George married his second cousin, Lady Sarah Wilfreda Palmer, daughter of Earl Selbourne and they lived at Douglas House, Petersham.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Robert Biddulph sat as Member of Parliament for Hereford between 1832 and 1837 and also served as a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant of Herefordshire.

Later life[edit]

Robert Biddulph died in February 1864, aged 62. His wife survived him by 35 years died in January 1899.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles, ed. (1905). Armorial families a directory of gentlemen of coat-armour (5 ed.). Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack. pp. 116–117. OCLC 2225898. OL 7244662M. LCC CR1619 .F7. 
  2. ^ Palmer, Roundell (1898). Memorials, Part II. Personal and Political II. New York: Macmillan. p. 88. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Eastnor
Edward Bolton Clive
Member of Parliament for Hereford
1832–1837
With: Edward Bolton Clive
Succeeded by
Edward Bolton Clive
Daniel Higford Davall Burr