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Robert Monckton

army officer , colonial governor

Robert Monckton, British army officer, colonial governor. Served with English Army at Flanders and Germany, 1742-1743; member Parliament from Pontefract, 1751-1752, 71.

Background

Monckton, Robert was born on June 24, 1726 in England. Son of John and Lady Elizabeth (Manners) Monckton.

Career

Captain, 1744; major general and commander.

Membership

Served with English Army at Flanders and Germany, 1742-1743. Member Parliament from Pontefract, 1751-1752, 71.

Connections

father:
John Monckton

mother:
Lady Elizabeth (Manners) Monckton