File GTN 5/9/39 - Letters to and from Lord Suffield

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GTN 5/9/39


Letters to and from Lord Suffield


  • 1829-1830 (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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W. Cavendish re Cambridge election; J. Neville White re Church of England Societies' anniversary; W. Simpson re surrender of copyhold at Woodbastwick in Salhouse; Amos Ogden re desolving the Middleton Mechanics' Institute; Circular from Cross Keys Bridge and Embankment Company; T.W. Coke and Francis Blaikie re timber tithe; W.L. Hanbury re anti-slavery cause in Ireland; Col. J. Wodehouse; Mr Slater wishing to borrow back his drawings of Lord Suffield's childern for exhibition; G. Crofts, Wells re lifeboat there; C.G. De Blauchy, Bristol and Mr Dalrymple enclosing statement from R. Parker, ship agent, Wells, and draft reply by Gurney; Joseph Brotherton re Salford Improvement Bill ; Sir W.B. Cooke re his policy as landlord; Meadows Taylor, Diss, petition re tithe laws; William Tooke re Diffusion of Knowledge Society; Edward Bailie re employment of the poor; W.G. Mason re fox hounds; J.H. Capper re Robert Beavis' conviction of sheepstealing; William Allen, Lindfield, re model cottages and allotments for the poor and seperately re School of Agriculture, sent from Stoke Newington; F. Townsend, College of Arms, re Lord Suffield's arms for a ship flag; Alfred Mallalieu seeking letter of recommendation; F Wayland, Wood Rising, re Swanton Bridge Committee.

Marked 'No.14 examined and scheduled R.M. Bacon'.

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Created 10/12/2010 by Drojd. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.


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