Chamberlain, Robert an English Congregational minister, was born at Ravenstonedale, Westmoreland, Sept. 5, 1797. He was educated at a free grammar-school. After his conversion he commenced to study for the ministry, under Rev. M. McLean, of Kendal. In August, 1819, he was admitted to Hoxton Academy. He became pastor at South Shields in 1823, where he was ordained; at Petworth in 1828, and at Swanage in 1832. In 1852 he was at Falcon Cliff, Isle of Man. In December, 1855 he went to Oakham, and died there on the 30th of the same month. He was unaffected, upright, and conscientious in public as well as in private life. See (Lond.) Cong. Yearbook, 1857, p.170.