Fonds FX 257 - Copy of a Map of Blickling by James Corbridge

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Copy of a Map of Blickling by James Corbridge


  • 1729 (Creation)

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Earl of Buckinghamshire from 1746. John Hobart, the second Earl, ambassador to Russia and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, died in 1793 and the estate then passed to his daughter Caroline who married William Assheton, 2nd Lord Suffield (d 1821), and on her death in 1850 it came to her great-nephew William, 8th Marquess of Lothian, who died in 1870. The Blickling estate remained in the family until the death of Philip Henry, 11th Marquess of Lothian, in 1940 who left Blickling Hall and its contents to the National Trust.

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(fl 1723-1735)

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James Corbridge originated in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He worked subsequently in Devon and then in Norfolk, where he published a prospect of Great Yarmouth in 1726, a plan of Norwich in 1727 and a map pf Norfolk in 1730. He was patronized by the Hobarts and other Norfolk families.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 3 July 1984 (MS 34888).

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Created 27/06/2000 by Droip. Modified 30/10/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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