Robert Abercromby

Mr Robert William Abercromby

Rush ID: 1517

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1835
Died:
18 March 1895
Birth place:
Banff, Banffshire, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Naval officer
Election occupation:
Naval officer
Parentage:
Arthur Duff (later known as Abercromby) and Elizabeth Innes
Notes:
None
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
2

References

Rush ID:
1517
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q3435000
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. ABERCROMBY, Robert (1835-1895)
  2. DUFF, Robert (1835-1895) **

Alternative names

  1. Robert (Robert William) Duff (a.k.a.)

    assumed surname Duff in late 1861 on succeeding to uncle's estate

Constituencies

  1. Banffshire

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: 1 May 1861
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1893*
    Date of exit: 8 March 1893
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Governor of New South Wales

Ministerial offices

  1. Lord of the Admiralty 1882-1885

  2. Civil Lord of Admiralty 1886

Schools

  1. Blackheath Proprietary School

    Notes: may have become HMC school1870

Marriages

  1. Scott, Louisa

    Year: 1871

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club