Robert Perks

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Robert Perks

Sir Robert William Perks, 1st Baronet (24 April 1849 – 30 November 1934) was a British Liberal politician.

Perks' grave in Brookwood Cemetery

He was educated at Kingswood School, and at King's College London (1867–71). He then qualified as a solicitor, and became a partner of Henry Fowler, 1st Viscount Wolverhampton.[1]

He was elected to Parliament at the 1892 general election as the Liberal Member of Parliament for Louth. He was made a baronet in 1908, and retired from Parliament at the 1910 general election.

He is buried in Brookwood Cemetery. His son succeeded him to the baronetcy. His daughter, Edith Mary, married Sir Bertram Allen in 1908.


  1. ^ "PERKS, Robert William". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 1386. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Raymond Heath
Member of Parliament for Louth
Succeeded by
Henry Langton Brackenbury