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Adams, Adrian Vivanti, 1920-1991

  • GB-2014-WSA-01923
  • Person
  • 1920-1991

Adams, Adrian Vivanti, son of William Naseby Adams FRIBA and Violet Vivanti, sister of Walter Vivanti Dewar Mathews (qv); b. 11 Nov. 1920; adm. Sept. 1934 (KS); left July 1939; Trin. Coll. Camb., matric. 1939, BA 1942, MA 1946; MB BChir 1946; Burney Yeo Schol. King's Coll. Hosp.; asst lecturer Univ. of Liverpool 1947; surgeon P&O Co. 1949; med. registrar Royal Masonic Hosp. 1952; asst master at the school 1954-5; at Shrewsbury Sch. 1956, at Stowe Sch. 1959, at Brigfiton Coll. 1960, at KCS Wimbledon 1962, at Downside Sch. 1966; d. 5 Jan. 1991.

Adams, Arthur John, 1853-ca. 1932

  • GB-2014-WSA-01924
  • Person
  • 1853-ca. 1932

ADAMS, ARTHUR JOHN, brother of William Frederick Adams (qv); b. 9 Jul 1853; adm. from King’s Coll. Sch. 1 Oct 1866; left Dec 1869; Gonville and Caius Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 9 Oct 1871, matr. Mich. 1871, but resided only five terms; entered army from militia as Lieut., Royal West Surrey Regt. 20 Nov 1875; Capt. 15 Feb 1886; half-pay 24 Dec 1890; retd. 24 Dec 1895; still in Army retired list 1929 (not 1933).

Adams, Bernard Paul Fornaro, 1915-2002

  • GB-2014-WSA-01925
  • Person
  • 1915-2002

Adams, Bernard Paul Fornaro, son of Stanley Alfred Adams, solicitor, and Laurette Cecile Berthe, d. of Charles René Fornaro of Zurich; b. 26 June 1915; adm. Jan. 1929 (H); left Dec. 1931; asst librarian Camb. Univ. Library 1942-6; home librarian Brit. Council 1946-76; ALA 1950, FLA 1953; MBE 1975; author of London Illustrated 1604-1851 1983; d. 10 Dec. 2002.

Adams, Charles Wllirid, 1883-1954

  • GB-2014-WSA-01926
  • Person
  • 1883-1954

Adams, Charles Wilfrid, son of Arthur Adams, of Putney, by Louisa Georgina, daughter of Robert Cream, of Putney; b. Jan. 12, 1883; adm. as Q.S. Sept. 27, 1895; elected head to Trin. Coll. Camb. (with Senior Samwaies and Triplett) July 1901, matric. Michaelmas 1901; exhibitioner (Mathematics) 1901; sizar (Mathematics) 1902; scholar 1903; 25th Wrangler, Math. Trip., part 1, 1904; 2nd class Nat. Sci. Tripos, part 1, 1905; B.A. 1904; M.A. 1908; an assistant master Royal Naval College, Osborne, 1905; at Haileybury from 1910, housemaster there 1914-5 and from 1918; 2nd Lieut. Dorset R.G.A. Oct. 15, 1915; Lieut. June 1, 1916; served in France 1916-8, 123rd and 353rd Siege Batteries; d. Dec. 20, 1954.

Adams, Dacres, 1806-1871

  • GB-2014-WSA-01927
  • Person
  • 1806-1871

ADAMS, DACRES, brother of William Pitt Adams (qv); b. 26 Jul 1806; adm. 14 Apr 1819; KS 1820; left Christmas 1820; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 30 Mar 1824; BA 1827; MA 1832; ordained deacon 1829, priest 1830; Vicar of Pinhoe, Devon, 20 Jul 1832-7; Vicar of Bampton, Oxfordshire (second portion), from 12 May 1837; JP Oxfordshire; m. 15 Aug 1832 his cousin Anna Maria, eldest dau. of Baldwin Fulford, Fulford, Devon; d. 8 Dec 1871.

Adams, Frank Geoffrey, 1921-1988

  • GB-2014-WSA-01928
  • Person
  • 1921-1988

Adams, Frank Geoffrey, son of George Bradford Adams of Winchmore Hill and Sybil, d. of John Bradwell of Hawksworth, Notts; b. 21 Dec. 1921; adm. Sept. 1928 (KS); left July 1933; Intelli­gence Corps 1939-45 (Capt.); FCO 1946-69; OBE 1963; subsequently Govt Hospitality Fund officer and professional translator; m. 1st 18 Nov. 1939 Joanna Horatia, d. of Capt. Vivian Ronald Brandon CBE RN; 2nd 2 May 1959 Margaret Elizabeth, d. of Gerald H. Beloe, sugar merchant, of Bristol; d. 27 Oct. 1988.

Adams, Frank Percival, 1877-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01929
  • Person
  • 1877-?

Adams, Frank Percival, son of John Adams, of Greenwich; b. July 23, 1877; adm. Sept. 25, 1890 (A); left Dec. 1893; served in Great War I; Staff-Sergeant Field Ambulance, R.A.M.C.

Adams, Henry Cadwallader, 1817-1899

  • GB-2014-WSA-01930
  • Person
  • 1817-1899

ADAMS, HENRY CADWALLADER, only son of John Adams, Serjeant-at-law and Assistant Judge of Middlesex Quarter Sessions, and his second wife Jane, dau. of Thomas Martin, Nottingham; b. 4 Nov 1817; adm. 16 Jun 1830; left 1831; went to Winchester Coll.; Balliol Coll. Oxford, matr. 30 Nov 1835; migrated to Magdalen Coll., demy 1836-43, fellow 1843-52; BA 1840; MA 1842; Master of Magdalen Coll. School Mar-May 1844; assistant master, Winchester Coll., 1844-51; ordained deacon 20 Dec 1846, priest 7 Mar 1852 (both Oxford); Curate, Greinton, Somerset 1853-4; Chaplain, Bromley Coll., Kent 25 Jun 1855-67; Vicar of Dry Sandford, with Cothill, Berks., 21 Sep 1867-78; Vicar of Old Shoreham, Sussex 15 Jul 1878-96; author, Wykehamica, 1878, and of numerous books for boys; m. 6 Jul 1852 Esther Pell, second dau. of Rev. Richard Edmonds, Rector of Woodleigh, Devon; d. 17 Oct 1899.

Adams, Henry Powys, 1862-1938

  • GB-2014-WSA-01931
  • Person
  • 1862-1938

ADAMS, HENRY POWYS, eldest son of Richard Leonard Adams (qv); b. 10 Jun 1862; adm. 5 Apr 1877; left Aug 1880; Clare Coll. Cambridge, adm. pens. 6 Oct 1880, matr. Mich. 1882, resided to 1882; spent many years abroad; re-enlisted in 1st batt. Honourable Artillery Company, which he had previously joined in 1893; served on western front Sep 1914 - Jul 1915, invalided home; m. 1st, 5 Oct 1893 Edith Anne Jackson, third dau. of Robert Turner Bywater LRCP MRCS LSA, Coniston, Lancs.; m. 2nd, 29 Sep 1915 Nellie, dau. of Richmond Keele, Imber Cross, Thames Ditton, Surrey, “manager Colonial Meal [Meat ?] Co. ” (1881 Census); d. 30 Oct 1938.

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