Canon of Windsor. Brother of Charles Long, 1st Baron Farnborough (q.v.).
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
According to LBS, ‘Will of Rev. William Long of Sternfield proved 10/08/1835. In the will he left monetary legacies of £12,000 and the residue of his estate to his brother Charles Baron Farnborough. In a codicil of 1824 he left his real estate in Suffolk to his nephew William Long of Weymouth Street. In further codicil of 1835 he left a further £6000 to each of his nephews Samuel Long and Charles Maitland Long and left to his nephew William Long of Hurts Hall the mortgage for £6000 he held secured on the Hurts Hall estate’. (UCL Department of History, ‘Rev. William Long’, in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership [online], London 2020, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146650901> accessed 5 August 2021.)
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Donor: presented in 1826: NG107 (now at Tate, N00107).
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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UCL Department of History, 'Rev. William Long', in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership, London 2020, https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/2146650901
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