File GTN 5/9/26 - Verse and letters to Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield (1781-1835)

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GTN 5/9/26

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Verse and letters to Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield (1781-1835)

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  • 1816-1825 (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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(1813-1853)

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Son of Edward Harbord, 3rd Baron Suffield and Georgiana Vernon.

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Verse including valentine sent to Revd J. Hepworth by Mary Petre, 1819; letter from E.V. Harbord as a child to his father, 1825, including a copy of 'Ode to Gunton';'The Mistake', 1816; inscription on tablet in the old dining room, Gunton, by Miss Aufiere; Great Yarmouth election squib by J. Hepworth, n.d.; 'Provincial Polities, or, a Tale told in Lancashire'; 'Irish Avatar'

Marked 'no.[9]'.

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b4b70bf9-0723-4616-89cc-1270d16a54e3

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

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