Harry (Calvert) Verney 2nd Bt.

Harry (Calvert) Verney 2nd Bt. (1801 - 1894)

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Sir Harry Verney, 2nd Baronet PC, DL, JP (8 December 1801 – 12 February 1894) was an English soldier and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons variously between 1832 and 1885.

He was born on 8 December 1801, the son of General Sir Harry Calvert, 1st Bt. and Caroline Hammersley.

He was given the name of Harry Calvert at birth. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Baronet Calvert, of Claydon House, co. Bucks [U.K., 1818] on 3 September 1826. On 9 February 1827 his name was legally changed to Harry Verney by Royal Licence. He was then able to inherit the Verney family estates of his cousin, Mary Verney, 1st Baroness Fermanagh.[1]

He married, firstly, Eliza Hope-Vere, daughter of Admiral Sir George Hope-Vere and Hon. Georgiana Mary Anne Kinnaird, on 30 June 1835.

Children of Sir Harry Verney, 2nd Bt. and Eliza Hope-Vere include:

Catherine Eliza Verney (1837-1856)
Sir Edmund Hope Verney, 3rd Bt. (1838-1910)
Harry Calvert Verney (1840-1851)
George Hope Lloyd-Verney (1842-1896)
Frederick William Verney (1846-1913)

He married, secondly, Frances Parthenope Nightingale, daughter of William Edward Nightingale, on 24 June 1858.

He died on 12 February 1894 at age 92.


  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Verney_family

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"Bucks" Verney as caricatured by Spy (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair), July 1882


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