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Abady, Harold Temple, 1903-?

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  • 1903-?

Abady, Harold Temple, son of Jacques Abady, of Hampstead, barrister-at-law; b. June 16, 1903; adm. Jan. 18, 1917 (H); migrated up Grant's; left Easter 1921; Ch. Ch. Oxon. matric. Michaelmas 1922; m. 1st Dec. 19, 1929, Jean Lee, daughter of Richard Lee-Roberts, of Doddington Lodge, Salop; 2nd Oct. 27, 1944, Anna Duse.

Abbot, Charles Henry Philip, 1832-1878

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  • 1832-1878

ABBOT, CHARLES HENRY PHILIP, only son of Hon. Philip Henry Abbot (qv); b. 21 Mar 1832; adm. 7 Feb 1842; QS 1846; left 1846; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 31 May 1849, Canoneer Student 1850-65; BA 1853; MA 1856; ordained deacon 1866, priest 1867 (both Bath & Wells); Rector of Withington, Herefs., from 1868; m. 3 Aug 1865 Maria Lear, younger dau. of Rev. John Comyns, Vicar of Bishopsteignton, Devon; d. 28 Dec 1878.

Abbot, Charles, 1798-1867

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  • 1798-1867

ABBOT, CHARLES, 2ND BARON COLCHESTER, elder son of Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester (qv); b. 12 Mar 1798; adm 16 Sep 1806; left 1811; entered Royal Navy as 1st class volunteer on board HMS Revenge 8 Apr 1811; Lieut. 15 Sep 1817; Cdr. 27 Jan 1821; Capt. 26 Jan 1826; half pay Jan 1833; Rear-Adm. 1 Apr 1854; Vice-Adm. 2 May 1860; Adm. 11 Jan 1864; succ. as 2nd Baron Colchester 8 May 1829; took Conservative whip in House of Lords; Vice-Pres. Board of Trade and Paymaster-General Feb-Dec 1852; Privy Councillor 27 Feb 1852; Postmaster-General Feb 1858-Jun 1859; DCL Oxford 7 Jun 1853; a Busby Trustee from 23 May 1840; editor of The Diary and Correspondence of Charles Abbot, Lord Colchester, 1861; m. 3 Feb 1836 Hon. Elizabeth Susan Law, second dau. of Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough PC, Lord Chief Justice of the King’s Bench; d. 18 Oct 1867.

Abbot, Charles, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829

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  • Person
  • 1757-1829

ABBOT, CHARLES, 1ST BARON COLCHESTER, younger brother of John Farr Abbot (qv); b. 14 Oct 1757; adm. Mar 1763; KS (Capt) 1770; both “acted and looked Thais extremely well in the Eunuchus” of 1772 (Random Recollections of George Colman the Younger, 1830, i, 74); Captain of the School 1774; elected head to Christ Church, Oxford 1775, matr. 14 June 1775, Westminster Student 22 Dec 1775 - 20 Oct 1783, Faculty Student 20 Oct 1783 - res 17 Dec 1796; Chancellor’s Prize for Latin Verse 1777; Vinerian Scholar 1781, Fellow 1786-92; BCL 1783; DCL 1793; Geneva Univ. 1778-9; adm. Middle Temple 14 Oct 1768, called to bar 9 May 1783, Bencher 12 Feb 1802; in brother’s chambers at 11 Kings Bench Walk, Temple, Nov 1779; adm. Inner Temple 25 Nov 1784 and 29 Apr 1785, tenant of chambers there Nov 1784 - May 1788; adm Lincoln’s Inn 26 May 1785; FSA 13 Dec 1792; FRS 14 Feb 1793; Clerk of the Rules, Court of King’s Bench 1794-1801; MP Helston 19 Jun 1795-1802, Woodstock 1802-6, Oxford University 1806-Jun 1817; made his parliamentary reputation as chairman, Select Committee on Finance 1797-8; introduced first Census Act into House of Commons Dec 1800; Chief Secretary for Ireland Feb 1801-Feb 1802, also Secretary of State for Ireland Jun 1801 - Feb 1802; Privy Councillor 21 May 1801; Recorder of Oxford May 1801-Oct 1806; Keeper of Privy Seal (I) from May 1801; hon. LLD Trinity Coll. Dublin 6 Jun 1801; elected Speaker of the House of Commons 10 Feb 1802; resigned on account of ill-health 28 May 1817; cr. Baron Colchester 3 Jun 1817; travelled on European Continent 1819-22; on return took active part in politics until death; a Busby Trustee from 18 May 1802; his Diary and Correspondence were published by his son Charles Abbot, 2nd Baron Colchester (qv), in 1861; m. 29 Dec 1796 Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Sir Philip Gibbes, Bart., Spring Head, Barbados, West Indies; d. 8 May 1829; buried in North Transept, Westminster Abbey. Arms up School. DNB.

Abbot, George, ca. 1736-?

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  • ca. 1736-?

ABBOT, GEORGE; b.; adm. (aged 11) June 1747; left 1747. [Perhaps George Abbot (t), son of George Abbot (t), bapt. St. Luke, Chelsea 20 Dec 1734 (IGI), an elder brother of Mordecai Abbot (qv) ?]

Abbot, John Farr, 1756-1794

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  • 1756-1794

ABBOT, JOHN FARR, eldest son of Rev. John Abbot DD, Rector of All Saints, Colchester, Essex, and Sarah, dau. of Jonathan Farr, Moorfields, London, citizen and draper; b. 24 Jan 1756; adm. Mar 1763; in sch. list Feb 1770; left 1770; adm. Inner Temple 8 May 1778; tenant of chambers there May 1778-Nov 1784; a Clerk, Court of King’s Bench, by 4 May 1780; Clerk of the Rules in the Court of King’s Bench; FSA 9 May 1793; FRS 20 Jun 1793; travelling in Italy 1793-4; m. 13 Jul 1786 Mary, dau. of Thomas Pearce, and great-niece of Zachary Pearce (qv); d. 22 Sep 1794.

Abbot, John, ca. 1705-?

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  • ca. 1705-?

ABBOT, JOHN, son of Thomas Abbot, London; b.; adm. (aged 10) Aug 1715 (“paid no fees”); KS (aged 14) 1721; left 1723. [Perhaps John Abbot, son of Thomas Abbot, and Mary (Lewis?, bapt. Christ Church, Newgate Street, London 4 Apr 1708 (IGI)]

Abbot, Mordecai, ca. 1738-?

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  • ca. 1738-?

ABBOT, MORDECAI; b.; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1747/8; left 1748; 2nd Lieut., 9th Co. of Marines 12 Feb 1755; 1st Lieut., 97th [check] Co. 23 Jun 1756; Capt. 29 Jul 1762; Brevet Maj. 29 Aug 1777; retd. 1780. [Supplement describes him as probably a son of Maj. Mordecai Abbot, 20th Foot, Town Major of Gibraltar, but IGI gives a Mordecai Abbot, son of George Abbot, bapt. St. Luke, Chelsea 18 Jun 1737].

Abbot, Philip Henry, 1802-1835

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  • 1802-1835

ABBOT, HON. PHILIP HENRY, second son of Charles Abbot, 1st Baron Colchester (qv); b. 10 Jun 1802; adm 5 Feb 1817; left 12 Jul 1817; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 22 Dec 1818, Canoneer Student [check], Faculty Student 1827-9; Vinerian Scholar 17 Feb 1821, Fellow 1828; 1st cl. Classics and 1st cl. Mathematics 1822; BA 1822; MA 1825; BCL 1828; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 5 Jun 1822, called to bar 2 May 1826; Recorder of Monmouth; m. 31 Dec 1829 Frances Cecil, third dau. of Very Rev. Charles Talbot DD, Dean of Salisbury; d. 8 Jan 1835.

Abbot, Sloper, 1709-?

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  • Person
  • 1709-?

ABBOT, SLOPER, son of Gilbert Abbot, and Elizabeth --- (IGI); bapt. St. Martin in the Fields, London 28 Jul 1709 (IGI); adm. (aged 8) Jan 1717/8; left 1719.

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