File GTN 5/9/13 - Letters to Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield from Lords Bridgwater and Hardwicke

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GTN 5/9/13

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Letters to Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield from Lords Bridgwater and Hardwicke

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  • 1810-1817 (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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Numbered six and marked 'used'.
Letters relating to the Great Snoring Inclosure Bill, 1811; William Stokes junior, of Fakenham, re opposition to the Hindolveston, Swanton Novers and Wood Dalling Inclosure Bill, 1811; Arthur Hincley, Stafford, announcing that Edward Harbord hard been appointed Clerk of the Peace, 1812; Richard Goodridge, Richard Bows junior, Joseph Foss Desion, G. Vernon and William Curtis junior re Harbord's yacht the 'Georgiana' and its eventual sale, 1814-6; Robert Buxton, dinner to celebrate Wodehouse's election 1817. Also notes re Yarmouth deep sea fishery and opposition to the British Herring Company. With schedule
Letters addressed to Edward Harbord at various locations, including Uddings House, Ringwood, Hampshire; 57 Davies Street, Berkley Square, London; Albion House, Ramsgate; Park Place, St James's London

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31124648-0c38-4159-b6c0-3739d2047b1b

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Created 30/03/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.

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