This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
Summary of activity
The family were absentee landlords in Ireland. The ODNB entry for his wife says: ‘In 1845 the potato disease seriously affected her jointure; after rapidly dwindling, it disappeared in 1848’. (William H. Scheuerlein, ‘Gardiner [née Power; other married name Farmer], Marguerite [Margaret], countess of (1789–1849)’, in C. Matthew et al. (eds), Oxford Dictionary of National Biography [online], Oxford 1992 -, <https://doi-org.lonlib.idm.oclc.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/2640> accessed 6 August 2021.)
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: bequeathed in 1837: NG79 (now at Tate, N00079).
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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