Christopher Robinson III (1705-1768)

Christopher Robinson III, of Hewick Plantation, Virginia

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Hewick Plantation

Urbanna

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". 

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