Robert Biddulph (MP)

For other MPs of this name, see Robert Biddulph (disambiguation).

Robert Biddulph (3 March 1801 – 28 February 1864) was a British Whig Member of Parliament.


Biddulph was the son of John Biddulph, of Ledbury, Herefordshire, and his wife Augusta (née Roberts). He married Elizabeth, daughter of George Palmer, of Nazeing Park, Essex, in 1830.

On 3 October 1883 George married his second cousin, Lady Sarah Wilfreda Palmer, daughter of Earl Selbourne and they lived at Douglas House, Petersham.[1][2]


Robert Biddulph sat as Member of Parliament for Hereford between 1832 and 1837 and also served as a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant of Herefordshire.

Later life

Robert Biddulph died in February 1864, aged 62. His wife survived him by 35 years died in January 1899.


  1. Fox-Davies, Arthur Charles, ed. (1905). Armorial families a directory of gentlemen of coat-armour (5 ed.). Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack. pp. 116–117. OCLC 2225898. OL 7244662M. LCC CR1619 .F7.
  2. Palmer, Roundell (1898). Memorials, Part II. Personal and Political. II. New York: Macmillan. p. 88.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Viscount Eastnor
Edward Bolton Clive
Member of Parliament for Hereford
With: Edward Bolton Clive
Succeeded by
Edward Bolton Clive
Daniel Higford Davall Burr
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