File GTN 5/9/90 - Letters to Lord Suffield

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GTN 5/9/90


Letters to Lord Suffield


  • 1834 (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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Born 2 August 1788. Brother of Elizabeth Fry. Anti-slavery and prison reform. Theological writings. From 1805, a partner at Gurney's Bank. Died 4 January 1847. Buried at Gildencroft, Norwich.

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Anne De Blanchy, Bath, following death of her husband; Lord Grey seeking Lord Suffield's attendance because of important parliamentary business; Thomas Pendleton, Islington, seeking nomination as a student at the new school of medicine in the new London University; Lord Braybrooke acknowledging receipt of horned owl for his son's collection; John Tennant re petition from Wells, Norfolk, dessenters; J.G. Wigg Junior enclosing copy petition of King's Lynn Dissenters requiring civil registration and against church rates, and W.F. Poile, a King's Lynn minister, re same; John Richardson re petition from Hundred of South Erpingham for repeal of the malt tax and re the Poor Law Bill; Henry Aggs, Norwich, re affairs of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, enclosing prospectus; Henry Sandford, Cromer, re life boat; the Revd John Thomas Becker, Southwell, enclosing prospectus of his pamphlet 'The Antipaper System'; Berkley Westropp, Secretary of the Royal Humane Society; George Stephen enclosing scheme for formation of a Masters' Union; W. Simpson, town clerk of Norwich, enclosing report on Flint's Charity land at Antingham; John T. Barry enclosing outline of proposed criminal law reforms; W.J. Byam of the North West London Self Supporting Dispensary asking Suffield to be a vice-persident; John Baker, Mundesley, seeking appointment as a tithe valuer; Mr Robertson sending key to Park Square and Crescent Gardens; Thomas Pringle, seeking recommendation of his book; Robert Stokes seeking appointment to office under the Poor Law Bill; Robert Grund, Bury, Lancashire, on Beer Sale Bill; Henry B. Burlowe, on Lady Suffield's health and seeking letters of introduction for journey to France and Italy; Thomas Brutton seeking governorship of the New Westminster Prinson; Robert Orris, Hindringham, seeking appointment as Assistant Poor Law Commissioner; T.W. Coke; J. Weyland, Wood Rising, repair of Norwich Castle; Edmunds re placing Mr. Harbord on the Commission of the Peace; Lord Gurney, tenancy of Lord Suffield's (town) house; Robert Capeman, Aylsham; J.J. Gurney, Edward Harbord's speech, J.H. Copper, Whitehall, re correspondence of George Brackenberry; J. Brotherton, Salford, seeking Suffield's interest for G.W. Wood in the South Lancashire Division and re Cobbett's party at Manchester; the Duke of Grafton re his son's candidacy at Bury.

Marked 'No 18 Examined and scheduled R.M. Bacon'

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Possibly arranged by Richard Mackenzie Bacon

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Created 12/04/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.


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