File GTN 5/9/15 - Papers collected by Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield

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GTN 5/9/15

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Papers collected by Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield

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  • 1816-1826 (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 16.
Certificate of service, 1779-81 of Francis William Wymes on H.M.S. Emerald, his address being 9 Chapel Path, Sommers Town; notes by Lord Suffield on the Game Laws, 1816; case and opinion re valuation of Worstead tithes, 1804; copy letter from Edward Harbord to the True Briton newspaper re the Cape of Good Hope as a suitable place for emigration, with a reply from Gibbons Merle of the True Briton, 1820; letter from James Merton Cooke, secretary to a company for building a fish market in West London, seekeing Lord Suffield's patronage, 1825; printed circular thith copies of testaments of Joseph flower Birt, applicant for the post of organist on the St Clement Danes, 1825, and certificate of same from the Central School, London, to the committee of the National School at Gunton, 1826; agreement by William Hase to acquit Lord Suffield of demands for work done on his premises in return for surrender of 'the Patent right of Mortons Slip purchased by Lord Suffield', following alleged violation by Hase of a contract re proposed port at Overstrand, 1825; statistics of vessels employed in the Yarmouth herring fishery in 1753; draft letter from Edward Harbord to Thomas Back, Norwich, giving his feelings on proposed revision of the criminal code, a petition from Norwich on this subject being mentioned, n.d.; bill for moving earth by gang labour, Yarmouth and Crenefield named, n.d.; duplicate form of letter from Apothecary's Hall requesting information following ac complaint of an unauthorized practitioner as an apothecary, after 1815.

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195bae2a-d9c1-433e-a16d-9f5b360596ac

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

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