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Harriet Edgeworth (1801–1826)
Harriet Butler (1826–1889)


Daughter of Richard Lovell Edgeworth (1744–1817; ODNB) by his fourth wife, Frances Anne Beaufort (1769–1867). Half-sister of the novelist Maria Edgeworth (ODNB). Married Richard Butler (1794–1862), vicar of Trim, in 1826.


Burke’s landed gentry 1879

ODNB s.v. Edgeworth, Richard Lovell

UK and Ireland, Find a grave index, 1300s–current (, accessed 26 July 2017)


Burke’s landed gentry: A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great Britain and Ireland enjoying territorial possessions or high official rank but unvisited with heritable honours. Burke’s genealogical and heraldic history of the landed gentry. By John Burke et al. 1st–18th edition. London: Henry Colburn [and others]. 1833–1969.

ODNB: Oxford dictionary of national biography: from the earliest times to the year 2000. (Revised edition.) Edited by H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison. 60 vols. and index. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2004.