Sir Robert Salusbury, 1st Baronet

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Sir Robert Salusbury, 1st Baronet (10 September 1756 – 17 November 1817) was a British Member of Parliament.

He was the eldest son of Robert Salusbury of Cotton Hall, Denbighshire and educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (1775) before studying law from 1776 at Lincoln's Inn, where he was called to the bar in 1785. [1]

He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Monmouthshire from 1792 to 1796 and for Brecon from 1796 to 1812. He was made a baronet on 4 May 1795 and was High Sheriff of Monmouthshire for 1786–87. [1]

In 1816 he was jailed in the King's Bench Prison for bankruptcy and died at Canterbury in 1817. In 1780 he had married Catherine, daughter and eventual heiress of Charles Van of Llanwern. They had 3 sons and 2 daughters.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "SALUSBURY, Robert (1756-1817), of Llanwern, Mon". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 24 December 2017.
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
James Rooke
John Morgan
Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
1792 – 1796
With: James Rooke
Succeeded by
James Rooke
Charles Gould Morgan
Preceded by
Charles Gould Morgan
Member of Parliament for Brecon
1796 – 1800
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Brecon
18011812
Succeeded by
George Gould Morgan
Baronetage of Great Britain
New creation Baronet
(of Llanwern)
1795 – 1817
Succeeded by
Thomas Robert Salusbury