Robert Norton (politician)

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Robert Norton (11 October 1838 – 7 June 1926) was an English Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1885 to 1892.

Norton was the son of William Norton of Burcott House, Northamptonshire. He was educated privately and was called to the bar at Middle Temple in 1865. He was a Clerk in the War Office.[1]

Norton was elected Member of Parliament for Tunbridge in 1885.[2] He held the seat until he stood down in 1892[3]

Norton lived at Downs House, Yalding, Maidstone and died at the age of 87

Norton married Amelia Harriet Duncombe in 1867.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Mid Kent constituency
Member of Parliament for Tunbridge
New constituency
Succeeded by
Arthur Griffith-Boscawen