John Round (8 March 1783 – 28 April 1860) was an English banker and Conservative Party politician.

He was the eldest surviving son of barrister John Round, of Colchester and educated at Gray's Inn (1800) and Balliol College, Oxford (1801-5).

He was Member of Parliament (MP) for Ipswich from 1812 to 1818, and for Maldon from 1837 to 1847. he was High Steward of Colchester from 1818 to his death and appointed High Sheriff of Essex for 1834-5.

He married Susan Constantia, the daughter of George Caswall of Sacombe Park, Hertfordshire, with whom he had 3 sons and 2 daughters. His grandson John Horace Round was a historian and genealogist of medieval England.

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  • "ROUND, John (1783-1860), of Danbury Place, Essex". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 12 June 2013.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Home Riggs Popham and
Robert Crickett
Member of Parliament for Ipswich
18121818
With: Robert Crickett
Succeeded by
William Newton and
Robert Crickett
Preceded by
Quintin Dick and
Thomas Barrett-Lennard
Member of Parliament for Maldon
18371847
With: Quintin Dick
Succeeded by
David Waddington and
Thomas Barrett-Lennard