Christopher Robinson III (1705-1768)

Christopher Robinson III, of Hewick Plantation, Virginia

Associated Houses

Hewick Plantation


He grew up in Virginia and inherited the Manor of Hewick in Yorkshire, originally purchased by his distinguished great-uncle, John Robinson, Lord Privy Seal and Lord Bishop of London etc. As per his late father's will, he sold the 9000-acre Manor of Hewick for £17,000 to Sir Fletcher Norton and when he rebuilt his plantation in Virginia he named it "Hewick". 


Contributed by Mark Meredith on 19/11/2018 and last updated on 20/02/2021.