File GTN 5/9/51/15-31 - Letters, circulars and statistical accounts on various subjects

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GTN 5/9/51/15-31


Letters, circulars and statistical accounts on various subjects


  • 1821-1834 (Creation)

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Born on 10 November 1781, in Albemarle Street, London.
Second son of Harbord Harbord, first Baron Suffield, and his wife, Mary, daughter and coheir of Sir Ralph Assheton, bt, of Middleton, Lancashire. Edward Harbord was born on 10 November 1781. He married Georgiana, daughter and co-heiress of George, second Lord Vernon, on 19 September 1809. She died on 30 September 1824. On 12 September 1826, Edward Harbord married Emily Harriott, youngest daughter of Evelyn Shipley, of Ettington Park, Warwickshire, and Longh Fea Castle, county Monaghan.
Edward Harbord was MP for Great Yarmouth (1806-12) and Shaftesbury (1820-1). He campaigned for better conditions in prisons, the abolition of slavery and the relaxation of game laws. Established Norfolk County Cricket Club.
He died on 6 July 1835, as a result of a fall on a horse.

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Printed letter to Lord Suffield's tenants giving permission to course hares, 1821; resolution attested by labourers of Felmingham parish to strike for an increase of wages, 26 November 1830; oath of Special Constable for suppressing riots in Hundreds of Tunston and Happing, c. 1830; summary of returns for the parishes of Antingham, Southrepps, Colby, Felmingham, Suffield, Hanworth, Northrepps and Thorpe Market giving population analysis, employment statistics etc., c. 1831; populations totals in the Hundred of North Erpingham 1811-31 with note of increase especially in coastal villages 'accounted for by the salubriety of the sea air'; scale of charges at Norfolk Quarter Sessions, postmarked 1831; deposition of Emma Lines of Roughton re drunkeness of the Revd Fleetwood Churchill, the clergyman there, 1831; account of fencing required; epigram on electoral corruption at Norwich, 1832; prescriptions against cholera, inc. mode of treatment followed at the Middlesex House of Correction, 1832; note of conversations with Mr Windham re proposed exchange and highway division, 1833; extract from letter re land in Antingham belonging to Norwich Corporation leased by Lord Suffield, 1833; roll of money advanced to the Norfolk Shipwreck Society by the Cromer Committee, 1828-33; printed circular for emigration to Canada promoted by the Earl of Egremont, in Sussex, 1834.

Marked 'no 49', on the back of the visiting card of Lady Suffield.

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Possibly arranged by Richard Mackenzie Bacon

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Created 12/04/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.


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