Edward Vernon Harcourt
Harcourt was born in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, the son of the Rev. William Vernon Harcourt who was a scientist, and grandson of Edward Harcourt, Archbishop of York. He was educated at Christ Church, Oxford.
Harcourt was a J.P. for Berkshire and Sussex, and a J.P. and Deputy Lieutenant for Oxfordshire and High Sheriff of Oxfordshire in 1875. He was Commanding Officer and later Honorary Colonel of the 1st Cinque Ports Artillery Volunteers of the Royal Artillery. He was a member of Royal Commission for organizing the Volunteer Force in 1862, and was 15 years President of National Artillery Association.
He was the author of Sketch of Madeira (1851) and Sporting in Algeria (1859).
- Army List.
- Debretts Guide to the House of Commons 1886
- Lobel, Mary D, ed. (1957). A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 5: Bullingdon Hundred. Victoria County History. pp. 234–249.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 2)
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Edward Vernon Harcourt
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