- Jan 1829-Dec 1830 (Creation)
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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 Edward Groves (Committee Secretary-Dublin) re adoption of enclosed printed resolution (20 Jan) on Catholic Emancipation, need for support (5 Jan) and enclosing same: J.P. Jones (North Bovey Rectory, Exeter) re benefits of 'open court', Norfolk attempt, mentions Coke (26 Jan) and enclosing petition to magistrates re [exclusion of freeholders and occupiers of land in Devon from discussions on County business, Quarter Sessions, need for 'open court' (not incumbent): James Fletcher (Church Warden-Middleton) to Suffield (Vernon House) enclosing Address (not encl.) on Revd [James] Archer's appointment as Middleton Rector [30 Jan 1829]. Feb [Bacon p. 279]: Suffield (Vernon House) to [Middleton Inhabitants] re their Address on Archer's appointment. 12 Feb: R.M. Bacon (Costessey) re religious vows, Catholic Emancipation Bill and writer's support, mutual agreement between Suffield and himself - 'the accord of our thoughts', mentions William Husenbeth. 22 March: sub-bundle:- 1) Dr T. Hay (Christ Church, Oxford) re admission of Harbord (Edward V.) as gentleman commoner, Eton report, mentions [Revd Dr Richard] Durnford; 2) re Harbord's Oxford admission and rank. April-May: 1829: Duke of Richmond [5th Duke] re committee, the Revd[?] Wells to give evidence, Kent farm. 10 Jan; (9 Cavendish Square) re enclosure (not encl.). 19 Dec: John Richardson (Aylsham) re Poor Laws. 17 Oct 1830 [Bacon p. 315]: H.F. Smith (Gunton Park) to Suffield (Vernon House) re local breaking of threshing machines, threat to saw mills, mentions Buxton, Southrepps mob who want tithe reduction, Archdeacon Glover [Private Chaplain to Duke of Sussex/friend of T.W. Coke]. 25 Nov 1830 [Bacon p. 327]: George Pellew (Dean of Norwich-Shire Hall) re cases of arms and ammunition received from Harwich, mentions Col. Somerset, Col. Sir John Wodehouse, Lord Melbourne, danger in sending them on to Gunton due to 'disturbed state of the country'. 1 Dec 1830 [Bacon p.330]: 1830: also including:- Bacon's notes marked '1829-1830 no. 12 schedule'.