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Abbott, James Alexander, 1909-1944

  • GB-2014-WSA-01894
  • Person
  • 1909-1944

Abbott, James Alexander, son of Albert Abbott CBE, Chief Inspector Technological branch, Board of Education, and Nancy, d. of Edwin Hargreaves of Chorley, Lancs; b. 25 April, 1909; adm. Sept. 1922 (R); left July 1927; Ch. Ch. Oxf., matric. 1927, BA 1931; adm. a solicitor Dec. 1934; practised in London and Burton-on-Trent; RAFVR (FO Oct. J 942), invalided Nov. 1943; m. 15 Sept. 1939 Eleanor Dorothy, d. of Ernest Hastings Nicolls of Stevenage, Hens; d. 20 May 1944 of illness contracted on active service in North Africa.

Abdela, Andrew David Russell, 1946-1976

  • GB-2014-WSA-01895
  • Person
  • 1946-1976

Abdela, Andrew David Russell, son of His Hon. Jack Samuel Ronald Abdela QC TD, Judge Central Criminal Court, and Enid Hope, d. of Edgar Dodd Russell of Richmond, Surrey; b. 24 Sept. 1946; adm. Jan. 1960 (G) left Dec. 1964; Trin. Coll. Camb., matric. 1965, BA 1968, MA 1975; called to the Bar, Gray’s Inn, July 1969; Sir Malcolm Hilbery Schol. 1969; d. 2 Jan. 1976.

Abercromby, Alexander, 1736-1756

  • GB-2014-WSA-01896
  • Person
  • 1736-1756

ABERCROMBY, ALEXANDER, eldest son of Gen. James Abercromby MP, Glassaugh, Banffshire, and Mary, widow of Capt. George Morison, Haddo, and dau. of William Duff, Dipple, Morayshire; bapt. Fordyce, Banffshire (IGI) 5 Jul 1736; adm. (aged 10) Jan 1747/8 (as Abercrombie); in school list 1752 (surname mostly given as Abercromby in school lists); Capt., 52nd Foot 29 Dec 1755; d. 6 May 1756. [Not the individual of this name apprenticed to John Syme, Writer to the Signet, 18 Jun 1755, as suggested by Russell Barker and Stenning]

Abercromby, James, 1708-1775

  • GB-2014-WSA-01897
  • Person
  • 1708-1775

ABERCROMBY, JAMES, third son of Alexander Abercromby MP, Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, and Mary, dau. of Alexander Duff, Braco, Banffshire; bapt. Alloa, Clackmannanshire 24 Aug 1708; adm. (aged 13) Jan 1719/20; in under school list 1721; Leyden Univ. 1724-5; adm. Lincoln’s Inn 29 Jan 1725/6, called to bar 2 May 1738; resident in South Carolina 1730-44; Attorney-General, South Carolina 30 Nov 1730-45; agent, North Carolina 1748-57; agent, North Carolina Assembly 1758-60; agent, Virginia 1745-61; agent, Virginia government and council 1761-74; deputy auditor-general for plantations 1757-65; purchased Brucefield estate, Clackmannan, c. 1758-9; MP Clackmannanshire 1761-8; dead by Nov. 1775 (will proved PCC 20 Dec 1775). [Perhaps kin to William Duff, adm. Jan. 1719/20 (qv), same month]

Abernethy, Harold William, 1858-1895

  • GB-2014-WSA-01898
  • Person
  • 1858-1895

ABERNETHY, HAROLD WILLIAM, third son of James Abernethy FRS (Ed), Delahay Street, Westminster, President Institute of Civil Engineers, and Ann, eldest dau. of John Neill, Wakefield, Yorks.; b. 22 Oct 1858; adm. 26 Jan 1872; left Dec 1877; civil engineer; MICE; resident engineer on Runcorn section of Manchester Ship Canal 1885-94; d. 9 Jul 1895 on board the Union S. S. Scot, during his voyage home from the Cape of Good Hope.

Abernethy, John Scott, 1860-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01899
  • Person
  • 1860-?

ABERNETHY, JOHN SCOTT, brother of Harold William Abernethy (qv); b. 31 May 1860; adm. 26 Jan 1872; left Aug 1878; Worcester Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Oct 1880; BA 1886; MA 1888; adm. Middle Temple 26 Jan 1883, called to bar 26 Jan 1887; author, The life and works of James Abernethy, C. E., 1897; m. 1st, 20 Apr 1899 Mary Helen, second dau. of Rev. John Richardson, Rector of Sandy, Beds.; m. 2nd, 8 Jun 1915 Madeleine Philippa, widow of Alexander Edmund Coutts Trotter, The Bush and Dryden, Midlothian, and dau. of Richard William Selby-Lowndes, Elmers, Bletchley, Bucks.; still in Law List 1936 (without address), not 1941.

Abernethy, John, ca. 1708-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01900
  • Person
  • ca. 1708-?

ABERNETHY, JOHN, son of John Abernethy; b.; adm. (aged 12) May 1720; Christ’s Coll. Cambridge (adm. pens. 1 Jul 1725, scholar 4 May 1727), matr. 1726; LLB 1730.

Ablett, Charles Antony, 1881-1955

  • GB-2014-WSA-01901
  • Person
  • 1881-1955

Ablett, Charles Antony, only son of Thomas Robert Ablett, of Westminster, by Janet, daughter of Robert Crump, of Beverley, Yorks; b. April 30, 1881; adm. Sept. 27, 1894 (A); left July 1896; at Oundle School 1896-9; gained the Clothworkers' Scholarship at the City and Guilds Central Technical College 1900; B.Sc. (London) 1906; joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served in France 1916; Director of Munitions, Ireland, with the rank of Capt. R.E. 1917-8; O.B.E. June 3, 1919; chartered civil engineer; M.Inst.C.E.; chairman and managing director of the Cooper Roller Bearings Co. Ltd.; hon. vice-president of the Iron and Steel Institute 1949; m. Dec. 20, 1915, Mary Louise, elder daughter of George Bean, of Melmerby, Yorks; d. July 18, 1955.

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