Robert Gordon (MP)
Robert Gordon (1786–1864) was a British landowner and politician.
He was born the only son of William Gordon, a West Indies planter, of Auchendolly, Kirkcudbright and educated at Eton College (1799-1803), Lincoln's Inn (1803) and Christ Church, Oxford (1804). He succeeded his father in 1802, inheriting the West Indies plantation and estates in Sherborne, Dorset and Cricklade, Wiltshire.
He was a cornet (1805) and lieutenant (1808) in the Dorset yeomanry and a captain in the Wiltshire yeomanry (1816).
He died in 1864. He had married his cousin Elizabeth Anne, the daughter of Charles Westley Coxe of Kemble House, Gloucestershire.
- "GORDON, Robert (1786-1864), of Leweston House, nr. Sherborne, Dorset and Ashton Keynes, nr. Cricklade, Wilts". History of Parliament. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Robert Gordon