File GTN 5/9/93 - Letters to Lord Suffield

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GTN 5/9/93


Letters to Lord Suffield


  • Jul-Dec 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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From: Lord Denman (Lord Chief Justice of England-Russell Square) re legislation on criminal law reform, bills and question of his support, does not wish to execute law with which in disagreement, agrees with repeal of death penalty and return of prisoners from transportation. 2 July: Lord Dacre re [Capital Punishment Bill], Lords withdrawal, Tory lords' support unlikely this session, writer's health problems. 21 July: sub-bundle:- 1) T.W. Coke (Holkham) re E. Norfolk representation, Lord Walpole and Edmund Wodehouse, possibility of Harbord's candidacy, 4 Dec; re election, rejection of compromise between [W.H.] Windham and Wodehouse. 17 Dec; re Gurney's support for Windham. 17 Dec: W. Brotherton (Salford) re interview with Duke of Wellington, forthcoming election and candidates in S. Lancs and Manchester, mentions Peel. 22 Dec: also including:- Biblical text.

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Created 07/07/2009 by Droip. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.


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