BARBOR, Robert (d.1761), of Somerford, Staffs.
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Family and Education
educ. I. Temple 1725. m. bef. 1730, Anne, 1s.
Clerk of the privy seal and clerk of the court of requests 1754-d.
A practising lawyer,1 and chief agent of Brownlow Cecil, Earl of Exeter, Barbor bought the manor of Somerford in 1734 for £5,400.2 He was returned for Stamford in 1747 on Lord Exeter’s interest, but is described by the 2nd Lord Egmont in his electoral survey c.1749-50 as one of ‘Lord Gower’s creatures’. He died 22 July 1761.