Amelia Long

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For the 20th century author, see Amelia Reynolds Long.

Amelia Long, Lady Farnborough (1762-1837), born in 1762, was elder daughter of Sir Abraham Hume of Wormleybury, Hertfordshire. She was married on 28 May 1793 to Charles Long, afterwards first Baron Farnborough. She was well known in her day as a judge of art and a skilled horticulturist, and largely assisted in laying out the gardens at Bromley Hill, Kent. She died without issue at Bromley Hill on 15 Jan. 1837, and was buried at Wormley, Hertfordshire, with an elaborate tomb by Richard Westmacott.

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 Hamilton, John Andrew (1893). "Long, Amelia". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography 34. London: Smith, Elder & Co.