File GTN 5/5/1 - Letters to Colonel [John] Harbord

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GTN 5/5/1


Letters to Colonel [John] Harbord


  • 1695-1829 (Creation)

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(c 1642-1711)

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Son of William Harvord of Welton by his wife Dorothy, married Anne and Mary, father to Phillip of Stanninghall and Besthorpe, William Harbord, Sir Charles Harbord and John Harbord. Educated at Staple Inn, Consituency - Launceston, succeeded father in 1616, purchased Stanninghall in 1648. Knighted 29 May 1636, succeeded by William Harbord (son). Surveyor General 1631-1642 and 1660-death.

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Fourth son of Sir Charles Harbord. Purchaser of Gunton. Ranger of St James' Park until 1693.

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From, Anthony Mingay relating to the sale of rabbits by Harbord, report that Norwich would have a mint, 1695 and advising him against 'violent ?' and on his sickness, citing Sir Thomas Browne, nd.; Ben Eaton, a London attorney, relating to assize rent claimed from the manor of Stradbroke, Suffolk, with draft letter Harbord to cousin Shaw 1709; C. Shaw, Norwich, on his son's and Harbord's sickness and family matters 1711; John Benney, North Walsham, relating to a bill of exchange 1712. Letter to Harbord Cropley from A. Branthwayt on his assuming the name Harbord, nd.. Letters to Harbord Harbord from - 'brother' Robert Britiffe relating to Chancery Bill, purchase of Mrs Wentworth's estate, c. 1712; John Goshold, Norwich, relating to ? Crown rent paid by tenant Croygit 1730; Isaac Cape relating to trial of Harbord's mare at Doncaster and Manchester Races 1709?. Opinion of Sir William Rawlinson on Sir Charles Harbord's will and Sarah Harbord's legacy 1698; North Erpingham Hundreed land tax assessment 1707; account of personal estate of Sir William Rant that came to Robert Britiffe's hands c. 1711; account and vouchers between Britiffe and Harbord Harbord as John Harbord's executor including for purchase of Northrepps property from Charles Yallop, with letter from Britiffe 1709-1711; manor of Aylsham Wood, Erpingham and Ingworth quit rent receipts 1829.

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Created 30/11/2010 by Drojd. Modified 15/08/2019 by Droip.


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