About Robert Wallace
Wikipedia Biographical Summary
"Robert Wallace (1773 – 1855) was a Scottish politician. He was an electoral franchise reformer and agitator for postal service reform.
He was elected to the Westminster Parliament as the member for Greenock in 1832, sitting for that constituency until 1845.
Robert Wallace was the founder of the campaign for cheap postage. He appeared in 1835 before the commission of enquiry set up to consider postal service reform.
He was the second son of John Wallace (1712–1805) of Cessnock and Kelly in Ayrshire, by his third wife, Janet, third daughter of Robert Colquhoun of the island of St. Christopher...
...He died at Seafield on 1 April 1855.
He married Margaret, daughter of Sir William Forbes of Craigievar, but left no issue. His sister, Anne Wallace, died unmarried in 1873 in her hundred and second year."