File GTN 5/9/72/6-31 - Letters to Lord Suffield (with draft replies)

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GTN 5/9/72/6-31


Letters to Lord Suffield (with draft replies)


  • 1831-1832 (Creation)

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Civil lawyer. MP for Yarmouth; 1806-1808. All Souls, Oxford and Doctors Commons.

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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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John Skinner, a convict, asserting innocence of the crime for which he was convicted; Joseph Shaw re Literary Fund Society; Revd Edward Thomas, Briton Ferry; Lord Salisbury; Middleton Birch Chapel; ? Theophilus Smith and resolution re erection of building for a Sunday School at Middleton and unemployment among silk weavers; W. Tooke re plan for new colony in Australia; Thomas Pringle; F. Townsend, College of Arms, re heraldic paintings; Lieutenant Leigh, seeking promotion on strength of his excursions and sea rescues and from the Committee of the Shipwreck Institution re same; Zachary Macaulay warning Lord Suffield against Mr ?Beeston; W. Simpson re Bill for removing Thetford Assizes to Norwich; J. Pestle; Captain G.W. Manby urging East Greenland as a convict colony; W. James, settlement of poor on 'detached plots of waste land'; Lord Stafford re Irish Reform Bill; Petition from Charles Wodehouse re liturgy; Edward Lombe, canvass for Keppell and Wyndham; Thomas Coates re issue of shares by London University, enclosing printed regulations, also re proposed North London Hospital; Mr Spring rice and R.M. Rolfe re Beckett, a former butler of Lord Sufffield; Lord Lichfield re Staffordshire parliamentary candidates; declaration of the Southern Division of Lancashire in favour of George Wood as parliamentary candidate, with letter from E.J. Lloyd; H. Bellesdon Ker; T. Holt White re quarrel with MP for Essex, Collis Western; Colonel J. Wodehouse re Lord Suffield's retirement as chairman of Magistrates; Lord G. Seymour; printed election of Lord Suffield as Fellow of the Zoological Society of London; Charles Wood re the electoral influence of Mr. Russell in Aberdeenshire; Mr Mangin re the death of Mr De Blanchy; Dr S. Lushington re 'the West Indians' (?Anti-Slavery Bill), Norfolk and Norwich elections; T.S. Norgate, Hethersett, re Norfolk election; extracts from the Middleton Glebe coal base; extracts from Commons journals re peers not interfering in elections, 1799-1801.

Marked 'No 16 Examined and scheduled by 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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