File GTN 5/9/96 - Letters to Lord Suffield

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GTN 5/9/96

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Letters to Lord Suffield

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  • Jan-Jun 1835 (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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From: Richard Else (Bath, Somerset) re incendiarism and preventive measures proposed (18 Feb) and enclosing his circular re scheme to catch incendiaries. 21 Jan: Samuel Rees (North Walsham) to Suffield (Vernon House) re North Walsham Horticultural Society. 27 June: also including:- Suffield's speech and notes re Refuge for the Destitute. 20 April: Suffield's notes re Tower Hamlets petition. nd: also including:- Bacon's notes marked 'Schedule no.1 and Schedule no.2'.

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Arranged by Richard Mackenzie Bacon

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020e6c0c-61a3-4bea-a2cf-fbafdb262065

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

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