Robertson, Patrick Francis

Education

Student United College 1820-1821 Gk. Jun.; Lat. Jun. 1821-1822 Gk. Prov.; Lat. Prov.; Math. Jun. (Secondar).

Birth/childhood

Born 24.8.1807 son of Daniel Robertson, Professor of Hebrew, St Andrews University and Isabel Small. [University professor]

Career

Merchant in Canton then in London. Deputy chairman of the bank of Egypt. Sub governor London Assurance Corporation. Liberal Conservative Member of Parliament [M.P.] for Hastings 1852-1859, 1865-1868. (Fought seat unsuccessfully 1847, 1859, 1864, 1869, and 1874). [Politician]

Death

Died in London 20.1.1885.

Sources

  • F. Boase, Modern English Biography...1851-1900. 6v. (Truro, 1892-1921)