Robert Harvey
1753-1820

Of Catton and Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk

 

 

Portrait of Robert Harvey 1753-1820 Of Catton and Stoke Holy Cross, Norfolk

Born: 8 February 1753 and died 13 January1820 in Norwich aged 67. Buried in Norwich.
Son of: Robert Harvey (1730-1816) and Judith Onley (1730-1810).
Brother of:
1. Judith Lydia Harvey (1754-1787).
2. John Harvey (1755-1842) and Frances Kerrison (1765-1809).
3. Charles Harvey (Savill Onley, 1756-1843) who married 1st, Sarah Haynes (1760-1805), 2nd Charlotte Haynes (1765-1847).).
4. Elizabeth Harvey (1758-1759).
5. William Harvey (1761-18??).
6. Samuel Harvey (1762-1827).
7. Sarah Morrison nee Harvey (1767-1828) who married Archibald Morrison (1765-1842).
Robert married: Anne Ives (1761-1801), 30 August 1871, daughter of Jeremiah Ives and Elizabeth Ives nee Little.
Robert and Anne did not have children.

 

Robert Harvey: An Overview

The information I have about Robert comes from the following sources:

1. Information supplied to me by Carla Woodworth Lynas and based on the 'Original Genealogical Collections, by the late Lieut. Col. Robert John Harvey of Thorpe'.  This is mentioned in a publication called 'Walter Rye, Memoir Bibliography and Catalogue of of his Norfolk Manuscripts in the Norwich Public Libraries' by Geo. A. Stephen published in 1929? by the Public Libraries Committee, Norwich.  Original documents in the Norfolk Archives.
2. The Norwich Churches website www.norwichchurches.co.uk
3. His portrait recorded in the book 'Portraits in Norfolk Houses' by Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, Vol 2, undated but published around 1928.  Rainthorpe Hall, The Property of Sir Charles Harvey Bart, 6th August 1907.  Page 172.

Robert was Sherriff of Norwich in 1784  and Mayor in 1787.  He was very wealthy and when he died he left his money spread out among numerous relatives.

Mulitiple Portrait of the Harvey Family of Norwich Norfolk painted by the Artist George Clint ARA
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Multiple Portrait of the Harvey Family
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If anyone can add more information about Robert I would be very pleased to hear from you.

If you know any more please contact me jj@jjhc.info

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