Sir Henry Harpur, 6th Baronet

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Portrait of Sir Henry Harpur, by Thomas Lawrence, 1784
Calke Abbey, Ticknall, Derbys

Sir Henry Harpur, 6th Baronet (1739 – 10 February 1789) was an English Tory politician who represented the constituency of Derbyshire.

Harpur was the son of Sir Henry Harpur, 5th Baronet and Lady Caroline Manners, daughter of John Manners, 2nd Duke of Rutland. He succeeded his father to the Baronetcy in 1748. He lived at Calke Abbey, Derbyshire and 35 Upper Grosvenor Street, London.[1]

He was returned as Member of Parliament for Derbyshire in 1761, but was replaced in a rare contested election in 1768. He served as High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1774.

Harpur married Frances Greville, second daughter of Francis Greville, 1st Earl of Warwick and 1st Earl Brooke. in 1762. He was succeeded by his son Sir Henry Crewe, 7th Baronet.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Nathaniel Curzon, 5th Baronet
Lord George Augustus Cavendish
Member of Parliament for Derbyshire
With: Lord George Augustus Cavendish
Succeeded by
Godfrey Bagnall Clarke
Lord George Augustus Cavendish
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Sir Henry Harpur, 5th Baronet
(of Calke Abbey)
Succeeded by
Sir Henry Harpur Crewe, 7th Baronet
Honorary titles
Preceded by
High Sheriff of Derbyshire Succeeded by