Robert Martin

Author: Anthony Pick
Date published: 04/09/2019
© Cllr. Anthony Pick




Robert Martin (1807-60). Saddle manufacturer, currier, and leather seller in the market place. Also made harness, twine, and sacks. Alderman. 

He was declared bankrupt 1839,* but appears to have recovered his reputation. 

* George Elwick, The Bankrupt Directory, from December 1820 to April 1843 (1843).
Note: Robert Martin was Mayor of Newbury 1845

Sources: from “The Mayors of Newbury” compiled by Clr. Anthony Pick and entered here with his consent.

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