Robert Anstruther (MP)

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Colonel Robert Anstruther (31 December 1757 – 1832) was a Scottish soldier in the British Army, and briefly a politician.

He was the son of Sir John Anstruther of that Ilk, 2nd Bt. and Janet Fall. He married Anne Nairne, daughter of Colonel Alexander Nairne and Preston née Balneavis on 9 May 1801.

He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Anstruther Burghs from 1793 to 1794. He gained the rank of Colonel in the service of the 68th Regiment.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir John Anstruther, 2nd Bt
Member of Parliament for Anstruther Burghs
1793–1794
Succeeded by
William Dundas