Edward Harley

Edward Harley

After Cambridge University, where he read Land Economy, Edward joined Cazenove and Co. becoming a partner in 1993. His career at Cazenove involved much overseas travel including a two year spell living in New York. More recently he has worked as a Director of the fund management arm of the firm with responsibility for developing business with charities. Aside from his City connections, he is involved with a number of charities, particularly in the heritage and arts world. This includes chairmanship of the Cazenove Charitable Trust and the Heritage Conservation Trust. He is also a Governor of Burghley House Preservation Trust and is on the Council of Tate Britain. He recently stood down from the Samuel Courtauld Trust having been a trustee for 12 years. He is a trustee, and chairman of the finance committee, of the Royal Foundation of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry. He is also a Vice President of the National Churches Trust and a past President of the Historic Houses Association. For many years he was involved with Save the Children Fund and in 2009 he was awarded the ‘Save the Children Outstanding Contribution to Children’ award. In 2013 he was appointed chairman of the Acceptance in Lieu Panel which, amongst other things, advises the Government on which works of art are accepted for the nation either as a gift or in lieu of tax. Over the past decade this Panel has enabled works of art worth over £ 250 million to be distributed to museums and galleries around the United Kingdom. In Herefordshire he has been involved with the Cathedral for many years. He is currently deputy chairman of the Dean and Chapter Finance Committee and a trustee of the Mappa Mundi Trust. He is president of the friends of the Herefordshire Record Office, a vice president of the Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and a patron of the Victoria County History for Herefordshire. Edward and Victoria live at Brampton Bryan Hall with their four daughters, Brilliana, Mimo, Alice and Cressida.

Jeremy Wilding, Roger Sheldrake,Robert Juckes, Mike Catling,  Edward Harley, Victoria Harley, Anthony Winnington, Alexandra Winnington, Andrew Mc Farlane, Daniel Pearce-Higgins, Toby Hooper

Shrieval Service

The High Sheriff and his wife attended the Shrieval Service in Hereford Cathedral. This Choral Evensong was attended by several hundred, in particular the Judiciary of Herefordshire, those who administer law and those who render voluntary service. The Dean and High Sheriff welcomed all those attending. The Right Honourable Lord Justice McFarlane and Mrs Victoria […]

Historic Houses Association (HHA)

The High Sheriff and his wife attended the Heart of England Regional meeting of the Historic Houses Association at Chavenage. Speeches were given by members of the Board of the HAA and the guest speaker was Sir Roy Strong.

Autumn Fair at Hergest

The High Sheriff and his wife attended the Autumn Fair at Hergest at the kind invitation of the Banks family.

Harvest Festival

The High Sheriff and his wife attended the Harvest Festival and subsequent Harvest Supper at Brampton Bryan.

Royal National College for the Blind (RNC)

The High Sheriff and his wife were given a tour of the RNC by Sheila Tallon (Chief Executive). The facilities and the opportunities that the college can offer are the best in the Uk. – It is wonderful that Hereford is the ‘host city’ to this wonderful organisation. The High Sheriff also met the Principal, […]

Visit of HRH the Countess of Wessex

The High Sheriff and his wife were presented to HRH The Countess of Wessex at Sophie House, Hampton Bishop. There followed visits to: Breast Cancer Haven Guardians, 37 St Owen Street. Hereford Pastors at Emelia’s Place, Old Magistrate’s Court, Close House, St Peter’s Close

Guests attend High Sheriff David Stacey's Legal Service in Ludlow. Picture by Sam Bagnall

Declaration of Bill Jackson as High Sheriff of Herefordshire

The High Sheriff and his wife attended the Declaration of Bill Jackson as High Sheriff of Herefordshire in the Shire Hall. The presiding Judge, His Honour Daniel Pearce-Higgins gave an address. The High Sheriff gave a speech which reflected upon his Shrieval year. Following the Declaration Mr and Mrs Harley gave a party for the […]