File GTN 5/9/60/7-15 - Papers relating to Hostead Hall and the Great Hautbois estate

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GTN 5/9/60/7-15

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Papers relating to Hostead Hall and the Great Hautbois estate

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  • 1826-1835 (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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Includes particulars of sale and letter from T.H. Batcheler, the vendor, 1826-9 and n.d.; letters from Robert William Jearrad, West Hall, Cheltenham, architect concerning the rebuilding of Horstead Hall and defining an architect's relations with contractor and client, 1835.

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Possibly arranged by Richard Mackenzie Bacon

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522aa3d2-3367-4933-be38-dc021e96f083

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Created 12/04/2012 by Dropm. Modified 08/08/2019 by Droip.

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