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Portrait of Lydia Harvey nee Black (1699-1759)
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Lydia Harvey nee Black
of Catton, Norwich


Born: 1699 and died 6 February 1759 in Norwich, aged 60 and was buried 15 February in St Clement's Norwich.
Daughter of: Capt John Black (16??-1742) and Mary Black
Sister of: Not known.
Lydia married: Robert Harvey (1697-1773), 22 March 1722 in Norwich, son of John Harvey (1666-1742) and his first wife Ann Statham (1668?-1706?).
Lydia and Robert had issue:
1. John Harvey (1726-
2. Lydia Harvey (1727-1737).
3. Robert Harvey (1730-1816) who married Judith Onley (1730-1810).
4. Mary Harvey (1734-1735).


Lydia Harvey nee Black: An Overview

The information I have about Lydia Harvey 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. Her portrait is mentioned in the book 'Portraits in Norfolk Houses' by Prince Frederick Duleep Singh, Vol 2, undated but published around 1928.  Norwich, Holmwood, Thorpe, the property of Col J R Harvey, later moved to Windover, Burlesdon, Hants.  Page 105.  Also page 173,  Rainthorpe Hall, The Property of Sir Charles Harvey Bart, 6th August 1907.

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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