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Harriet Baring (Herring)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Lambeth Palace, Lambeth, London, England
Death: Died in Bath, Somerset, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Herring and Montague Herring
Wife of Sir Francis Baring, 1st Baronet Baring of Larkbeer
Mother of Sir Thomas Baring, 2nd Baronet, MP; Dorothy Elizabeth Baring; Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton; Henry Baring; William Baring, MP and 3 others

Managed by: Günther Kipp
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About Harriet Baring

Over the years she contributed about £20,000 to the family coffers, received from her merchant father, William Herring of Croydon, and a cousin, Thomas Herring, Archbishop of Canterbury. Her other contributions were her frugality in managing a household accommodated above the business and, between 1768 and 1787, a capacity to bear 10 children who attained adulthood. Later she emerged as a glittering social hostess, and introduced her husband to valuable business contacts. Harriet's sister Mary in 1766 married one of London's leading private bankers, Richard Stone of Martin & Co., with whom Francis Baring's firm had opened an account in 1764.

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Harriet Baring's Timeline

1750
May 18, 1750
London, England
1767
May 12, 1767
Age 16
St. John Baptist, Croydon, Surrey, England
1771
February 3, 1771
Age 20
1772
1772
Age 21
1774
1774
Age 23
1776
January 18, 1776
Age 25
of Cromer Hall,Cromer,Norfolk,England
1779
December 8, 1779
Age 29
1781
September 23, 1781
Age 31
1787
December 4, 1787
Age 37
St Gabriel Fenchurch
1804
December 3, 1804
Age 54
Bath, Somerset, England