JENKINSON, Sir Robert, 3rd Bt. (1685-1717), of Walcot, Oxon. and Hawkesbury, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1710 - 29 Oct. 1717

Family and Education

bap. 23 Nov. 1685, 1st s. of Sir Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Bt., M.P., by Sarah, da. and h. of Thomas Tomlins of Bromley, Mdx.; bro. of Sir Robert Bankes Jenkinson. educ. Trinity, Oxf. 1703; L. Inn 1705. m. (lic. 4 Feb. 1712) Henrietta Maria, da. of Charles Scarborough, clerk of the Green Cloth, s.p. suc. fa. 30 Jan. 1710.

Offices Held


A Tory and a member of the October Club, Jenkinson succeeded his father as knight of the shire, voting against the septennial bill in 1716. He died 29 Oct. 1717, ‘much lamented, being a very honest, worthy gentleman’.1 His widow subsequently married Charles Eversfield and his younger brother, Colonel Charles Jenkinson, was the father of Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks


  • 1. Hearne, Colls. (Oxf. Hist. Soc.) vi. 102.