Robert Inkster

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Robert Inkster (b. 12 October 1852, South Shields, d. 9 May 1919, Scalloway) was a commercial clerk and a County Councillor, first for Burra between 1909 to 1913, then for Tingwall from 1913 until his death in 1919.

He unsuccessfully contested the Tingwall seat at the inaugural Zetland County Council election in 1890.

Political Career

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Zetland County Council
Preceded by
Charles Lennie
Member for
Burra

1909-1913
Succeeded by
Adam Jamieson
Preceded by
Lewis James Garriock
Member for
Tingwall

1913-1919
Succeeded by
James Mouat
Burra County Councillors
Councillors David Gray (1890-1898) • Henry Henderson (1898-1898) • Charles Lennie (1898-1909) • Robert Inkster (1909-1913) • Adam Jamieson (1913-1919) • George Anderson (1920-1922) • John Henderson (1922-1938) • James Pottinger (1938-1955) • Robert Strachan (1955-1959) • Alexander Bennet (1959-1964) • George Nelson (1964-1970) • Barbara Anderson (1970-1972) • William Cumming (1972-1975)
Tingwall County Councillors
Councillors Arthur Hay (1890-1897) • Alexander Hay (1897-1901) • William Duncan (1901-1909) • Lewis Garriock (1909-1913) • Robert Inkster (1913-1919) • James Mouat (1919-1935) • Selina Garriock (1935-1938) • Westwood Hay (1938-1945) • George Ross (1945-1950) • George Spence (1950-1964) • Andrew Irvine (1964-1975)