Amhurst Road, E8

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The Amhurst or Amherst family, later Tyssen Amherst, were lords of the manor of Hackney, which they acquired through marriage to a descendant of William Daniel and Amelia Tyssen. They became barons of Hackney in 1892 with Conservative MP William Amhurst Tyssen-Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Hackney.

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