DIGBY, Robert (1732-1815).
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Family and Education
b. 20 Dec. 1732, 3rd s. of Edward Digby, M.P., and bro. of Edward and Henry. m. 19 Aug. 1784, Eleanor, da. of Andrew Elliot, collector of customs at New York and lt.-gov. 1779-83, wid. of James Jauncey of N.Y., s.p.
Lt. R.N. 29 Oct. 1752; capt. 1755; r.-adm. 1779; v.-adm. 1787; adm. 1794.
Digby was returned at the by-election of 1757 presumably to hold the seat for his brother Henry, then representing Ludgershall. He does not appear to have made any other attempt to enter Parliament.
He died 25 Feb. 1815.