Reference Entry

Robinson, John (1727-1802), politician

John Cannon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Robinson, John (1727-1802), politician, was born in Appleby, Westmorland, on 15 July 1727, the eldest son of Charles Robinson (1703-1760), a prosperous merchant, and his wife, Hannah, the daughter of Richard Deane of Appleby. He went to the local grammar school, and when he was seventeen he was articled to ...

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