John Roberts (Denbigh MP)

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John Roberts (after 1672 – 4 September 1731) was a Welsh politician in Great Britain.

He was the eldest son of Hugh Roberts of Havod-y-Bwch, Denbighshire.

He was appointed High Sheriff of Denbighshire for 1705–06. He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Denbigh Boroughs from 1710 to 1713, and from 1715 to 1722.

He married twice:firstly Susannah, the daughter and later heiress of William Parry of Llwyn Ynn, Denbighshire, with whom he had 3 sons who predeceased him and a daughter and secondly Jane, the daughter of Sir Walter Bagot, 3rd Baronet, MP, of Blithfield, Staffordshire and the widow of Morris Jones of Llanrhyadr, Denbighshire. He left his estate to his daughter.

References[edit]

"ROBERTS, John (d.1731), of Plas Newydd, Denb.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 17 July 2013. 

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir William Williams, Bt.
Member of Parliament for Denbigh Boroughs
1710–1713
Succeeded by
John Wynne
Preceded by
John Wynne
Member of Parliament for Denbigh Boroughs
1715–1722
Succeeded by
Robert Myddelton