File GTN 5/9/75 - Letters to and draft reply from Lord Suffield

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GTN 5/9/75

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Letters to and draft reply from Lord Suffield

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  • Aug-Dec 1832 (Creation)

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(1781-1835)

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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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From: Charles Richard Sumner (Bishop of Winchester-at Newport, Isle of Wight) re Suffield's letter and Revd Robert Shuckburgh. 9 Aug: Col. Sir John Wodehouse (Witton) re 'Norwich Mercury' article and journalists, relations between self and Suffield. 30 Oct [Bacon p. 408]: Suffield to Duke of Sussex [Augustus] re plan to honour T.W. Coke with a public dinner. 29 Dec: Lord Dacre re enclosed (not encl.), approves Harbord's speech to freeholders on his nomination to East Norfolk.1832.

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Created 07/07/2009 by Droip. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.

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