File GTN 5/9/1 - Papers relating to Edward Harbord's admission to Lincoln's Inn and other subjects

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GTN 5/9/1

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Papers relating to Edward Harbord's admission to Lincoln's Inn and other subjects

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  • 1774-1802 (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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Bill to Sir Harbord Harbord from Justin Vulliamy watchmaker, 1770; papers relating to the admission of the Hon. Edward Harbord to Lincoln's Inn and the purchase and sale of his chambers, including assignment to him of books and furniture therein by Lord Suffield, 1799-1811; rent and land tax receipts and a note relaing to the terms of tenancy of Ann Robinson in a house in St Miles Parish, Norwich, belonging to Edward Harbord, endorsed 'Vote for Norwich, 1805-6; account of Edward Harbord at Kenison's Bank, 1806-9; undated bill at a French hotel.

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25aca533-b9aa-43b7-92bb-5b9faa998d12

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Created 29/03/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.

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