Robert Lowther (1681–1745)

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Robert Lowther (13 December 1681 – September 1745) was an English landowner, holding the estate of Maulds Meaburn, and colonial governor. He was the eldest son of Richard Lowther and Barbara Prickett.

From 1711 to 1714 and 1715 to 1720, he served as Governor of Barbados.

On 22 June 1731, he married his cousin Katherine Pennington, daughter of Sir Joseph Pennington, 2nd Baronet. They had five children:

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Henry Graham
William Fleming
Member of Parliament for Westmorland
1705–1707
With: Henry Graham
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Westmorland
1705–1708
With: Michael Fleming 1707–1708
Succeeded by
James Grahme
Daniel Wilson
Military offices
Preceded by
James Lowther
Storekeeper of the Ordnance
1708–1710
Succeeded by
Edward Ashe
Political offices
Preceded by
George Lillington
acting
Governor of Barbados
1711–1714
Succeeded by
William Sharpe
acting
Preceded by
governor
acting
Governor of Barbados
1715–1720
Succeeded by
John Frere
acting