- GTN 5/9/21
- Jan 1819-Mar 1820
Harbord - Catalogued of Wimborne SB rules. 1 January 1819: From : The Hon. Louisa Harbord (Richmond, Surrey) to Harbord (Henbury House) re her annuity, family affairs, fog, Harbord's children, informational content in Suffield's [2nd Lord] letter re annuity, latter's ill health [Harbord's sister]. 2 January 1819: correspondence between Henry Francis, Joseph John Gurney and Harbord enclosed together : sub-bundle: - 1) Francis (Norwich) to Harbord (Vernon House) re Norwich friends looking forward to seeing Harbord, Thomas Bach, [Jeremiah?] Ives, Robert Hawkes, imminent meetings, Harbord's wife and child [The Hon. Alfred Assheton Harbord] 'doing well'. 12 February 1819 [Bacon p.106]; 2) re[?], [? Johnson], calendar of Castle prisoners, Norwich Gaol list, Norwich Gaol building, Scilly Islands committee. 10 March 1819 [Bacon p. 106]: 3) Gurney (Earlham) inviting Harbord and Francis to dine at Earlham. 12 March 1819: 4) Harbord's reply declining, also re topics for mutual discussion between self, Francis and Gurney. n.d.: Francis to Harbord (Vernon House) re list of prisoners (obverse), offences, sentence from Bridewell keeper. 8 April 1819; re prisoner numbers in County and City gaols, Poor Laws, new County Gaol and [Phillip] Barnes's plans, committee's approval, Barnes help for Wodehouse's 'cause' in county, reciprocity called for, Barnes and Harbord to meet. 13 April 1819: re bankruptcy of committee member due to speculation, ' work on the Hill', Barnes. 24 April 1819: to Harbord (Mudeford) re possibility of setting up Mendicity Society branch in Norwich, quotes J.J. Gurney's letter: 28 July 1819: William Tooke (Bedford Row) re enclosed and distribution, Poor Laws (30 March 1819) and enclosing William Jones's circular- 'Society for superceding the necessity of climbing boys, by encouraging a new method of sweeping chimnies and for improving the condition of children and others employed by chimney-sweepers' (1816); sub-bundle:- 1) Robert Hawkes (Norwich) to Harbord (Vernon House) re letter enclosed (2) and its writer [James Fulcher], 'a staunch friend to our cause', Castle Chaplain's seeking help from Harbord for 2 prisoners, writer's opposition. 3 April 1819;2) James Fulcher (London) to Hawkes re need for Harbord's help in obtaining post for son at Somerset House, Treasury or a 'mercantile house': 28 March 1819: Edmund Wodehouse (Breccles, Norfolk) re Game Laws, spring guns, injury to woman on Gunton Estate. March 1819: William Simpson (St Giles Street, Norwich) to Harbord (Vernon House) re [County Gaol] Committee, impropriety of Barnes's conduct, plan, [William] Wilkins' prison plan, estimates. 1 April 1820; re Committee report. 15 April 1820; re Harbord's appointment to County Gaol Committee, Committee aims-gaol enlargement, 'classification' and inspection of prisoners, architects and submission of plans. 24 April 1819 [Bacon p.106]; re Committee and Harbord's suggestions. 9 May 1819 [Bacon pp.126-9]: Philip Barnes (All Saints, [Norwich?]) to Harbord (Vernon House) re County Gaol plans (not encl.), adapt castle or new site?. April 22 1819: 'Summary of proposition from Messrs. Thomas and Storey to Bowles' re Shaftesbury election, mentions Lord Rosebery's tenants and agent - [Charles] Bowles. 18 February 1820: [Abraham] Moore (Salisbury, Wilts.) to Harbord (Henbury) re election, need for Harbord to bring 'qualification' being the 'landlord's candidate'. 5 March 1820: J.E. Gordon (Duke St. [?]) re Harbord's letter, Bill [?], need for frank. March 1820: Revd Charles Heath (Bailie [House - Sturminster Marshall Parsonage], Wimborne) to Harbord (Vernon House) re new school house in [Corfe Mullen] 25 May 1820; re enlargement of [Corfe Mullen] Church, [William] Churchill (landlord) and [?] Willett, church attendance, conversion of meeting-house into a poor house, gratitude to Harbord. 17 June 1820 [Curate-Corfe Mullen, E. Dorset c. 1819-22 and later Rector-Gunton, Hanworth and Suffield, Norfolk 1828-1864]: William West ( Shaftesbury) to Harbord (London) re corn laws, suggests alleviation of rents burden, tax reduction on 'agriculturalists'. 30 May 1820: Revd James John Hornby (Rector-Winwick, Warrington) to Harbord (Vernon House) re brother [Revd E.T.S. Hornby?], Harbord's interest in 'refuge' in Lancs., writer's unintended offence to Lady Grosvenor due to necessity to invite Lord Wilton to be a vice-president [Rector-Northrepps, Norfolk 1806-1813]. 16 June 1820: Harbord (Vernon House) to Lady Anne Hamilton re willingness to present address to Queen Caroline on behalf of Shaftesbury inhabitants. 11 July 1820: 2 statements re Blandford Savings Bank. July 1820; D. Gillingham (Mayor-Shaftesbury) to Harbord (London) re presentation of petition to Queen Caroline. 5 October 1820: 4 documents (accounts and receipts) and covering letter from the Superintendent of Male Refuge (Hoxton, Middx.) to Harbord (Vernon House). 1820 : also including :- Thomas Starkie (Inner Temple) to [Edward Bootle] Wilbraham MP [later 1st Lord Skelmersdale] (Portland Place) re printed circular on Lancaster Castle Prison. 24 June 1820: 'Address delivered in the Exchange Room in Manchester to a general meeting convened by the Borough Reeve and Constables on Wednesday, December 11, 1811 for the purpose of taking into consideration the expediency of founding schools on the plan of Dr [Revd Andrew] Bell' by Revd C.W. Ethelstan (Rector-Worthenbury & Curate-St Mark's, Cheetham, nr. Manchester) re history of education, local situation, evaluation of systems.
Marked 'no.7 1819 and 1820 scheduled and examined by R.M. Bacon'.
Edward Harbord; 1781-1835; 3rd Baron Suffield, politician