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|Robinson, the Hon.|
Adm. Fell.-Com. at ST JOHN'S, June 1, 1799. [2nd] s. of Thomas [2nd] Baron Grantham (1755) (and Mary Jemima, 2nd dau. of Philip Yorke, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke). [B. Oct. 30, 1782, in London.] School, Harrow.
Browne medal (Latin Ode) 1801; matric.
Easter, 1802; M.A. 1802.
D.C.L., Oxford, 1839.
Adm. at Lincoln's Inn, May 10, 1802; not called to the Bar.
D.L. for the N. Riding of Yorkshire, 1801.
Capt., N. Yorks.
Regt., 1803-7. Private Secretary to his uncle, Lord Hardwicke, when Lord-Lieut. of Ireland, 1804-6. M.P. for Carlow borough, 1806-7; for Ripon, 1807-27.
Under-Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1809.
A Lord of the Admiralty, 1810-12.
Vice-President of the Board of Trade, 1812-13.
A Lord of the Treasury, 1812-13.
Joint Paymaster-General of Land Forces, 1813-17.
Treasurer of the Navy, 1818-23.
Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1823-7. Secretary of State for War and Colonies, 1827 and 1830-3. Created Viscount Goderich, 1827.
Prime Minister, 1827; resigned, 1828.
First Lord of the Treasury, 1827-8. Lord Privy Seal, 1833-4. Created Earl of Ripon, April 13, 1833.
President of the Board of Trade, 1841-3. President of the Board of Control for India, 1843-6. F.R.S., 1828. 'An amiable, upright, irresolute man of respectable abilities and businesslike habits.... He was probably the weakest Prime Minister who ever held office in this country, and was the only one who never faced Parliament in that capacity.' Married, Sept. 1, 1814, Lady Sarah Albinia Louisa Hobart, dau. of the 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire, and had issue.
Died Jan. 28, 1859, at Putney Heath.
Brother of Thomas P. (1798, sub Grantham).
(St John's Coll.
Adms., IV. 451; Inns of Court; G.E.C.; W. R. Williams MSS.; D.N.B.; The Times, Jan. 29, 1859.)
|Hon. Frederick John ROBINSON |
Approx. lifespan: 17821859
Fell.-Com. St John's College adm1799:06:01
2nd s. of Thomas ROBINSON [2nd] Baron Grantham (1755) (and Mary Jemima YORKE 2nd dau. of Philip YORKE, 2nd Earl of Hardwicke). [
b. London , 1782:10:30
Sch: Harrow School Harrow, [Middlesex],
Browne Medal (Latin Ode) 1801
Hon.DCL OX, [Oxfordshire], 1839
Adm. Lincoln's Inn: 1802:05:10
not called to the Bar.
D.L. for: : North Riding of Yorkshire , 1801
Captain: N. Yorks. Regiment 1803-07
Private Sec. to: : his uncle, Lord Hardwicke, when
Lord-Lieutenant of: Ireland , 1804-06
M.P. for: : Carlow borough [Co. Carlow], 1806-07
for Ripon, [West Riding of Yorkshire], 1807-27
Under-Sec. of State for: the Colonies 1809
Lord of Admiralty 1810-12
Vice-President of Board of Trade 1812-13
Lord of the Treasury: 1812-13
Joint Paymaster-General of Land: Forces 1813-17
Treasurer of: : Navy 1818-23
Chancellor of the Exchequer: 1823-27
Sec. of State: for War and Colonies 1827, and 1830-3
Created Viscount Goderich: 1827
Prime Minister: 1827 ; resigned1828
First Lord of the Treasury 1827-28
Lord Privy Seal: 1833-34
Created Earl of Ripon 1833:04:13
President of: : Board of Trade 1841-43
President of: : Board of Control for India , 1843-46
"An amiable, upright, irresolute man of respectable abilities and businesslike habits.... He was probably the weakest
Prime Minister: who ever held office in this country, and was the only one who never faced Parliament in that capacity."
m. 1814:09:01,Lady Sarah Albinia Louisa Hobart dau. of the 4th Earl of Buckingham.
d. Putney Heath, [London], 1859:01:28
brother of Thomas P. ( 1798 sub Grantham)
( St John's College Adms., IV. 451; Inns of Court; G.E.C. ; W. R. Williams MSS.; D.N.B.; The Times 1859:01:29)
[add:]Engraving by Jenkins from portrait by Lawrence: CAS: G.136[:add]