Robert Palmer (MP)

Robert Palmer, JP (31 January 1793 – 24 November 1872) was an English gentleman from Berkshire and Tory/Conservative Member of Parliament.[1]

The son of Robert Palmer Senior and Jane Bowles, he lived at Holme Park in Sonning. Active in county politics, he was a magistrate in 1815 and High Sheriff of Berkshire in 1818. In his will, he endowed 'Robert Palmer's Almshouse Charity,' which remains active today.

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  1. ^ "Palmer, Robert (1793-1872), of Holme Park, Sonning, nr. Reading, Berks. and 6 Charles Street, Berkeley Square, Mdx., History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 10 January 2015.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Dundas
Richard Griffin
Member of Parliament for Berkshire
1825–1831
With: Charles Dundas
Succeeded by
Charles Dundas
Robert George Throckmorton
Preceded by
Charles Dundas
Robert George Throckmorton
Member of Parliament for Berkshire
1832–1859
With: Robert George Throckmorton 1832–1835
John Walter 1832–1837
Philip Pusey 1835–1852
William Keppel Barrington 1837–1857
George Henry Vansittart 1852–1859
Philip Pleydell-Bouverie 1857–1859
Succeeded by
Philip Pleydell-Bouverie
Leicester Viney Vernon
John Walter
Honorary titles
Preceded by
William Stone
High Sheriff of Berkshire
1818
Succeeded by
John Sawyer