Sir Robert Newman, 1st Baronet
Sir Robert William Newman, 1st Baronet (18 August 1776 – 24 January 1848) was a British Whig politician. He was elected as one of the two Members of Parliament (MPs) for Bletchingley at a by-election in December 1812. He held that seat until the 1818 general election, when he was returned for Exeter, and held the seat until the 1826 general election, which he did not contest.
He was created a baronet of Stokeley and of Mamhead in the County of Devon in 1836. He died aged 71 and was succeeded by Sir Robert Lydston Newman, 2nd Baronet killed in action at the battle of Inkerman.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 2)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "B" (part 3)
- Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844–1850]. Craig, F. W. S., ed. The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-13-2.
- Stooks Smith, page 70
- "No. 19359". The London Gazette. 23 February 1836. p. 358.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Robert Newman
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
Sir Charles Talbot, Bt
|Member of Parliament for Bletchingley
1812 – 1818
With: William Kenrick to 1814
John Bolland from 1814
|Member of Parliament for Exeter
1818 – 1826
With: William Courtenay to Feb 1826
Samuel Trehawke Kekewich from Feb 1826
Lewis William Buck
Samuel Trehawke Kekewich
|Baronetage of the United Kingdom|
(of Stokeley & Mamhead)
Robert Lydston Newman
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