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John Harvey 1755-1842
of Thorpe, Norwich, Norfolk

Born: 5 May 1755, Norwich and was Christened 11 May, St Michael Coslany, Norwich.  He died 9 February 1842.
Son of: Robert Harvey (1730-1816) and Judith Onley (1730-1810).
Brother of:
1. Robert Harvey (1753-1820) who married Anne Ives (1761-1801).
2. Judith Lydia Harvey (1754-1787).
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).
John married: Frances Kerrison (1765-1809) daughter of Sir Roger Kerrison (1740-1808) and Mary Ann Kerrision nee Davis (1738-1825) of Brooke, Norfolk.
John and Frances had issue:
1. Fanny Bellman nee Harvey (1784-1867) who married Rev Edmund Bellman (1773-1843).
2. Sir Robert John Harvey (1785-1860) who married Charlotte Mary Harvey (1793- 1869).
3. Marianne Day nee Harvey (1786-1812) who married the Rev Charles Day (1780-1856).
4. John Harvey (1787-1806).
5. Julia Harvey (1788-1808).
6. Emma Harvey (1790-1880).
7. Caroline Harvey (1792-1792).
8. George Harvey (1793-1831) who married Mary Ann Julia Beevor.
9. Louisa Harvey (1795-1810).
10. Caroline Mary Savill Onley nee Harvey (1797-1845) who married Onley Savill Onley (1795-1890).
11. Roger Kerrison Harvey (1802-1882) who married Eliza Beecroft.
12. Harriot Blakiston nee Harvey (1803-1886) who married Capt Thomas Blakiston RN (Thomas Blakeston, 1790-1861).
13. Rosa Ranking nee Harvey (1805-1865) who married John Ranking RN (1798-18??).
14. Augusta Trelawney nee Harvey (Augusta Lady Goring,1807-1875) who married 1st Sir Harry Dent Goring, 2nd John Trelawney (1793-18??).
15. Charlotte Blake-Humphrey nee Harvey (1809-1894) who married Robert Blake-Humphrey (1795-1886).

The information I have about John 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
3. Another portrait is 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 170.  Also page 351, Thorpe Hall.
4.  Portrait of John Harvey (1755–1842), Mayor of Norwich (1792), painted by John Opie (1761–1807).  Norwich Civic Portrait Collection, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery.
5. An engraved portrait of John Harvey by William Skelton, published by William Freeman, after Thomas Stewardson.  Copy in the National Portrait Gallery.



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