Robert Williams, of Bridehead

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Robert Williams, MP

Birthplace: Bridehead, Littlebredy, Dorset, UK
Death: June 07, 1890 (79)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Williams, MP and Frances Williams
Husband of Lady Emilia Maria Leslie and Mary Anne Williams
Father of John Arthur Williams; Sir Robert Williams 1st Bt.; Mary Frances Sophia Williams and Fanny Louisa Williams
Brother of Frances (Fanny) Troyte

Occupation: Politician and tractarian sympathiser
Managed by: Charlene Newport
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About Robert Williams, of Bridehead

Robert Williams (23 January 1811 – 7 June 1890) was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom. He was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Dorchester at the 1835 general election, and held the seat until he stepped down from the House of Commons at the 1841 general election. In 1855 he was appointed Sheriff of Dorset.

He died in 1890. He had married twice: firstly Mary Anne, the daughter of Rev. John William Cunningham, Vicar of Harrow, with whom he had two sons and three daughters and secondly Lady Emily Maria Leslie-Melville.

Williams, Robert (1811-1890), banker, was born on 23 January 1811 at 36 Grosvenor Square, London, the elder child of Robert Williams (1767-1847), banker, landowner, and MP for Dorchester, and his wife, Frances Turner (1774-1841) of Putney. He was educated privately, and in 1829 entered Oriel College, Oxford, graduating BA in ...

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Robert Williams, of Bridehead's Timeline

January 23, 1811
Littlebredy, Dorset, UK
June 15, 1848
London, England, United Kingdom
June 7, 1890
Age 79