Robert Martin gained a BA from Queens College Cambridge. He was ordained Deacon at the Parish Church of Buckden on the 2nd June 1833. He was appointed a Stipendiary Curate at Ratby on the 2nd June 1833 and Vicar of Breedon on the Hill on the 22nd December 22nd December 1828.
Notes from the CCCEd database: Adm. pens. at QUEENS', Nov. 12, 1827. [2nd s. of William, of Anstey Pastures, Leics. (and Ann Wood, dau. of John Richards, of Normanton-on-Soar, Notts.). B. Nov. 19, 1809.] ' Matric. Michs. 1828; B.A. 1832; M.A. 1835. Ord. deacon and priest (Lincoln) 1833. V. of Ratby with Groby, Leics., 1833-71; V. of Breedon, 1833-71, and V. of Newtown Linford, 1834-71. Chaplain to the Earl of Stamford and Warrington, 1838. Of Anstey Pastures, Leics., J.P. Married (1) Mar. 14, 1839, Selina, dau. of the Rev. John Frewen Turner, of Cold Overton Hall Oakham, and had issue; (2) Sept. 20, 1860, Marian Cecil, dau. of Richard Warner Wood of Stoneygate, Leics, and had further issue. Died July 11, 1871. Father of Robert F. (1859), John (1865) and Cecil (1884). (Burke, L.G.)