A circa 1650 portrait of Mabel Harlakenden Haynes by an unknown artist. Today in the collection of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Mabel was the wife of John Haynes, who purchased Copford Hall in 1626.
House & Family History: Copford Hall was purchased by John Haynes in 1626; he later went to America, where he served as a governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony and, later, as the first governor of the Connecticut colony. A contemporary portrait of Haynes's wife, Mabel Harlakenden Haynes, is today in the collection of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (see "Images" section).
Title: Burke's and Savills Guide to Country Houses, Volume III: East Anglia
Author: Kenworthy-Browne, John; Reid, Peter; Sayer, Michael; Watkin, David
Year Published: 1981
Publisher: London: Burke's Peerage
Book Type: Hardback
House Listed: Grade II
Park Listed: Not Listed
Past Seat / Home of: Mountjoy family, 17th century. John Haynes, 17th century; Major General Hezekiah Haynes, 17th century. Major John Haynes Harrison, 18th century; Alastair Brian Clarke Harrison, 20th century.
Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust
Primary Current Ownership Use: Private Home
House Open to Public: No
Historic Houses Member: No