Robert Robinson (Australian politician)

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Robert Robinson (c.1811 – 14 May 1852) was a hotel-keeper and politician in colonial Victoria (Australia).[1]

Robinson was licensee of Commercial Hotel, Corio, from 1841.[1] Mercer was elected to the district of Geelong in the inaugural Victorian Legislative Council in October 1851.[2]

Robinson died on 14 May 1852,[1] he was married to Elizabeth Mary, who survived him.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Robert Robinson". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria. Retrieved 27 August 2022.
  2. ^ Labilliere, Francis Peter. Early History of the Colony of Victoria. Vol. II.
  3. ^ "Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction". The Argus. Melbourne. 18 May 1852. p. 3. Retrieved 25 August 2014 – via Trove.


Victorian Legislative Council
New creation Member for Geelong
Oct 1851 – May 1852
With: James Strachan
Succeeded by