Henry Robert Richmond

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Henry Robert Richmond (1829–1890) was a 19th-century New Zealand politician and farmer, and brother of James Crowe Richmond and William Richmond. They were part of the Richmond-Atkinson family of Taranaki who were all related by marriage.

He was Superintendent of Taranaki Province from 1865 to 1869.

Richmond married Mary Blanche Hursthouse (1840–1864), then Emma Jane Parris (1845–1921). He had four children by Mary and two by Emma.


  • Born to New Zealand: A Biography of Jane Maria Atkinson by Frances Porter (1989, Allen & Unwin/Port Nicholson Press, Wellington) ISBN 0-04-614008-5
Political offices
Preceded by
Charles Brown
Superintendent of Taranaki Province
Succeeded by
Frederic Alonzo Carrington