Robinson baronets

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Sir John Robinson, 1st Baronet, of Toronto

There have been eleven baronetcies created for persons with the surname Robinson, four in the Baronetage of England, one in the Baronetage of Great Britain and six in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. As of 2008 two of the creations are extant while one is dormant.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of London, was created in the Baronetage of England on 22 June 1660 for John Robinson, Lord Mayor of London and Member of Parliament for the City of London and Rye. He was the nephew of Archbishop William Laud. The fifth and sixth Baronets both represented Northampton in the House of Commons.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Newby in the County of York, was created in the Baronetage of England on 30 July 1660 for Metcalfe Robinson, Member of Parliament for York. The title became extinct on his death in 1689.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Long Melford in the County of Suffolk, was created in the Baronetage of England on 26 January 1682 for Thomas Robinson. The title became extinct on the death of the third Baronet in 1743.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Newby in the County of York, was created in the Baronetage of England on 13 February 1690. For more information on this creation, see Marquess of Ripon.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Rokeby Park in the County of York,[1] was created in the Baronetage of Great Britain on 10 March 1731. For more information on this creation, see Baron Rokeby.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Rokeby Hall in the County of Louth,[2] was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 14 October 1819 for the Reverend John Robinson, nephew of and heir of His Grace The Most Rev. The 1st Baron Rokeby, formerly Church of Ireland Lord Primate of All Ireland and Lord Archbishop of Armagh. The title became extinct on the death of the fifth Baronet in 1910.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Batts House in the County of Somerset, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 11 November 1823 for George Robinson, who had earlier represented Honiton in Parliament. The title became extinct on the death of the sixth Baronet in 1944.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Toronto in Canada, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 21 September 1854 for the Canadian lawyer and politician John Robinson. He was a descendant of Christopher Robinson, originally of Cleasby, Yorkshire, who emigrated to Virginia in 1670, and who was the elder brother of The Right Reverend John Robinson, Bishop of Bristol and Bishop of London. John Beverley Robinson, younger son of the first Baronet and father of the fourth Baronet, was Lieutenant Governor of Ontario. Another member of the family to gain distinction was Sir Charles Walker Robinson (1836–1924), fourth son of the first Baronet. He was a Major-General in the Canadian Army. As of 13 June 2007 the presumed eighth and present Baronet has not successfully proven his succession and is therefore not on the Official Roll of the Baronetage, with the baronetcy considered dormant since 1988. For more information, follow this link.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Rosmead in the County of Westmeath, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 6 February 1891. For more information on this creation, see Baron Rosmead.

The Robinson Baronetcy, of Hawthornden, Wynberg, in the Cape Province of South Africa, and Dudley House in the City of Westminster, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 27 July 1908 for the South African mining magnate Joseph Robinson. He was nominated for a peerage in 1922 but declined the honour. The second Baronet was a member of the Parliament of South Africa.

The Robinson, later Lynch-Robinson Baronetcy, of Foxrock in the County of Dublin, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 30 January 1920. For more information on this creation, see Lynch-Robinson Baronets.

Robinson baronets, of London (1660)[edit]

  • Sir John Robinson, 1st Baronet (1615–1680)
  • Sir John Robinson, 2nd Baronet (c. 1660c. 1693)
  • Sir James Robinson, 3rd Baronet (1669–1731)
  • Sir John Robinson, 4th Baronet (c. 1705–1765)
  • Sir George Robinson, 5th Baronet (1730–1815)
  • Sir George Robinson, 6th Baronet (1765–1833)
  • Sir George Stamp Robinson, 7th Baronet (1797–1873)
  • Sir John Blencowe Robinson, 8th Baronet (1830–1877)
  • Sir Frederick Laud Robinson, 9th Baronet (1843–1893)
  • Sir Frederick Villiers Laud Robinson, 10th Baronet (1880–1975)
  • Sir John James Michael Laud Robinson, 11th Baronet (born 1943)

The heir apparent to the baronetcy is Mark Christopher Michael Villiers Robinson (born 1972), eldest son of the 11th Baronet.

Robinson baronets, of Newby (1660)[edit]

Robinson baronets, of Long Melford (1682)[edit]

  • Sir Thomas Robinson, 1st Baronet (c. 1618–1683)
  • Sir Lumley Robinson, 2nd Baronet (c. 1649–1684)
  • Sir Thomas Robinson, 3rd Baronet (1681–1743)

Robinson baronets, of Newby (1690)[edit]

Robinson baronets, of Rokeby Park (1730)[edit]

Robinson baronets, of Rokeby Hall (1819)[edit]

  • Sir John Friend Robinson, 1st Baronet (1754–1832). Born John Friend, he was the son of Grace Robinson and the Very Reverend William Friend, Dean of Canterbury, and nephew and heir of Lord Primate The 1st Baron Rokeby. On 3 January 1774, he was appointed by his uncle, with his elder brother, the Reverend William Maximilian Friend, as a Registrar of the Prerogative Court. In 1821 he resigned and was immediately re-appointed to the same position which was then granted to him for his life by Archbishop William Stuart on 25 April 1821.[3] He assumed, by sign manual, the surname of Robinson in 1793 [4] and was created a baronet on 14 October 1819.[5]
  • Sir Richard Robinson, 2nd Baronet (1787–1847)
  • Sir John Stephen Robinson, 3rd Baronet (1816–1895)
  • Sir Gerald William Collingwood Robinson, 4th Baronet (1857–1903)
  • Sir Richard Harcourt Robinson, 5th Baronet (1828–1910)

Robinson baronets, of Batts House (1823)[edit]

Robinson baronets, of Toronto (1854)[edit]

  • Sir John Beverley Robinson, 1st Baronet (1791–1863)
  • Sir James Lukin Robinson, 2nd Baronet (1818–1894)
  • Sir Frederick Arnold Robinson, 3rd Baronet (1855–1901)
  • Sir John Beverley Beverley Robinson, 4th Baronet (1848–1933)
  • Sir John Beverley Robinson, 5th Baronet (1895–1948)
  • Sir John Beverley Robinson, 6th Baronet (1885–1954)
  • Sir John Beverley Robinson, 7th Baronet (1913–1988)
  • Christopher Philipse Robinson, presumed 8th Baronet (born 1938)

The presumed heir apparent to the baronetcy is Peter Duncan Robinson (born 1967), eldest surviving son of the presumed 8th baronet.

Robinson baronets, of Rosmead (1891)[edit]

Robinson baronets, of Hawthornden and Dudley House (1908)[edit]

Robinson, later Lynch-Robinson baronets, of Foxrock (1920)[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "no. 6966". The London Gazette. 2 March 1730. p. 1. Retrieved 8 May 2009. 
  2. ^ "no. 17525". The London Gazette. 16 October 1819. p. 1830. Retrieved 13 December 2011. 
  3. ^ Reports from Commissioners: 19th Report of the Commissioners, 27 April 1830: https://books.google.com/books?id=SDFbAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA79&dq=Primate+John+Friend+Robinson+Will&hl=en&sa=X&ei=mAPBT7XdEpOY8gOdy6z-Cg&ved=0CFIQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=Primate%20John%20Friend%20Robinson%20Will&f=false accessdate = 26 May 2012
  4. ^ The Peerage and Baronetage of Great Britain and Ireland, John Burke, London, 1839
  5. ^ "no. 17525". The London Gazette. 16 October 1819. p. 1. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 

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