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