Sir Robert Milnes, 1st Baronet

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Sir Robert Milnes, Bt, by Joseph Wright of Derby.

Sir Robert Shore Milnes, 1st Baronet (1754 – 2 December 1837) was Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada from 1799 to 1805.

He married Charlotte Frances Bentinck, daughter of Captain John Bentinck and Renira van Tuyll van Serooskerken, on 12 November 1785. Milnes died at Tunbridge Wells, England, and was survived by his three sons and two daughters.


Government offices
Preceded by
Robert Prescott
Governor-General of The Canadas
Succeeded by
Thomas Dunn
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Gauley)
Succeeded by
John Bentinck Milnes