Robert Palmer (MP)

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Robert Palmer, JP (31 January 1793 – 24 November 1872) was an English gentleman from Berkshire and Tory/Conservative Member of Parliament.[1]

The son of Robert Palmer Senior and Jane Bowles, he lived at Holme Park in Sonning. Active in county politics, he was a magistrate in 1815 and High Sheriff of Berkshire in 1818. In his will, he endowed 'Robert Palmer's Almshouse Charity,' which remains active today.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Dundas
Richard Griffin
Member of Parliament for Berkshire
1825–1831
With: Charles Dundas
Succeeded by
Charles Dundas
Robert George Throckmorton
Preceded by
Charles Dundas
Robert George Throckmorton
Member of Parliament for Berkshire
1832–1859
With: Robert George Throckmorton 1832–1835
John Walter 1832–1837
Philip Pusey 1835–1852
William Keppel Barrington 1837–1857
George Henry Vansittart 1852–1859
Philip Pleydell-Bouverie 1857–1859
Succeeded by
Philip Pleydell-Bouverie
Leicester Viney Vernon
John Walter
Honorary titles
Preceded by
William Stone
High Sheriff of Berkshire
1818
Succeeded by
John Sawyer