Robert Robinson (Australian politician)

For the Western Australian politician of the 1910s and 1920, see Robert Thomson Robinson.

Robert Robinson (c.1811 – 14 May 1852) was a hotel-keeper and politician in colonial Victoria (Australia).[1]

Robinson was licensee of Commercial Hotel, Corio, from 1841.[1] Mercer was elected to the district of Geelong in the inaugural Victorian Legislative Council in October 1851.[2]

Robinson died on 14 May 1852,[1] he was married to Elizabeth Mary, who survived him.[3]


  1. 1 2 3 "Robinson, Robert". re-member: a database of all Victorian MPs since 1851. Parliament of Victoria.
  2. Labilliere, Francis Peter. Early History of the Colony of Victoria. II.
  3. "Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 18 May 1852. p. 3. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
Victorian Legislative Council
New creation Member for Geelong
Oct 1851 – May 1852
With: James Strachan
Succeeded by
Alexander Thomson
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