Andrew Harris

Biography

I am a retired businessman, and live in Droitwich, Worcs, UK. I have been interested in local history for many years, and have completed a study of the Vernon family of Hanbury Hall, Worcs, also workhouses and the Andover Union scandal, as well as the Pakington family.
I can be contacted on andrewharris1@mac.com

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Books

The Vernons of Hanbury
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 178,440. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
An account of the Vernon family of Hanbury, Worcs, from 1577 to 1961. The first member of the family in Hanbury was the rector, Richard Vernon, and his descendants bought the manor, and in about 1706, built Hanbury Hall. They became the largest landowners in Hanbury, but in the C20th the estate went into decline, and the family story ended in tragedy in 1940.
John Somerset Pakington: his first 50 years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 166,440. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A biography of the Sir John Pakington of Westwood Park, Droitwich, born in 1799, who was MP for Droitwich, Worcestershire for 37 years. At Westminster he served on many select committees, including that investigating the Andover Union scandal. He was also much involved in Worcestershire affairs..

Andrew Harris’s tag cloud

andover    droitwich    hanbury    pakington    severn river    tory    vernon    worcestershire    workhouses