Rev. William Long

1763 - 1835


Canon of Windsor, brother of Beeston Long jun., Charles Baron Farnborough and Samuel Long of Carshalton Park (each of whom q.v.).

  1. 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.

  2. The Gentleman's Magazine obituary for him said that the had bequeathed Sir Joshua Reynolds 'Banished Lord' to the National Gallery. The picture is now in the Tate Britain.


  1. PROB 11/1851/8. William Long of Weymouth Street and William Long of Hurts Hall appear to have been the same man.

  2. Gentleman's Magazine NS Vol. IV (July-December 1835) p. 552.

Further Information


Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

The Banished Lord, by Joshua Reynolds oil on canvas ['engraved in 1777'] 'Presented [to the National Gallery] by the Rev. William Long 1826.' Now in Tate... 
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Relationships (7)

Son → Father
First Cousins
Brother → Sister
Uncle → Nephew

Addresses (1)

Sternfield, Saxmundham, Suffolk, East Anglia, England