Robert Shafto

Mr Robert Duncombe Shafto

Rush ID: 5713

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1806
Died:
2 May 1888
Birth place:
London, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Landowner
Election occupation:
Landowner
Parentage:
Robert Eden Duncombe Shafto, MP before 1832, and the daughter of Sir John Eden, Bart
Notes:
Stenton incorrectly gives his year of birth as 1896(!); another internet source gives year of death as 1898.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5713
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7343687
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. SHAFTO, Robert (1806-1888)

Constituencies

  1. Durham Northern

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Unsuccessful candidate in

  1. Durham Southern

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:

Marriages

  1. Baring, Charlotte Rosa

    Year: 1838

Relationships

  1. Son of (MP BEFORE 1832)

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club

  2. Boodle's Club