Robert Dundas

Mr Robert Adam Dundas

Rush ID: 5216

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1804
Died:
9 June 1877
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Philip Dundas and the sister of Sir D. Wedderburne, Bart
Notes:
Has two entries in Stenton, under his original surname Dundas and under Nisbet.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Cabinet minister
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5216
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q13530008
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. CHRISTOPHER, Robert (1804-1877) **
  2. DUNDAS, Robert (1804-1877)
  3. HAMILTON-NISBET, Robert (1804-1877) **

Alternative names

  1. Robert (Robert Adam Christopher) Hamilton-Nisbet (a.k.a.)

    1855 - 1877

    surname assumed on wife's succession to Belhaven and Dirleton estates

  2. Robert (Robert Adam) Christopher (a.k.a.)

    1855

    surname assumed between 1835 and 1837 in accordance with the will of George Manners

Constituencies

  1. Lincolnshire, parts of Lindsey

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: None
  2. Ipswich

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1835*
    Date of exit: c. 1835*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Area
    Notes: Exit in or before June 1835; unseated on petition. Also MP for Ipswich 1826-1830; and for Edinburgh 1831.

Ministerial offices

  1. Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1852

Marriages

  1. Bruce, Lady Mary

    Year: 1828

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Travellers' Club