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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 (Packharness'); 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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  • 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.

Abbott, Charles Frederick, ca. 1757-1811

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  • ca. 1757-1811

ABBOTT, CHARLES FREDERICK, son of Capt. Charles Abbott, Royal Artillery, Dublin; b.; adm. 16 Jul 1770; KS (aged 13) 1772; elected to Trinity Coll. Cambridge 1777, adm. pens. 28 May 1777, scholar 15 May 1778, matr. Mich. 1777; Ensign 68th Foot 4 May 1785, Lieut. 11 Aug 1789; retd. 3 Aug 1793; m.; d. 6 Jan 1811.

Abbott, Henry Bethune, 1816-?

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  • 1816-?

ABBOTT, HENRY BETHUNE, eldest son of William Abbott, Parliament Street, Westminster, and Eliza --- (IGI); b. 5 Sep 1816; adm. 18 Jan 1830 (Stelfox's); adm. Gray’s Inn 12 Jun 1833.

Abbott, James Alexander, 1909-1944

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  • 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, Herts; d. 20 May 1944 of illness contracted on active service in North Africa.

James Alexander Abbott was born at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire on the 25th of April 1909 the only son of Albert Abbott CBE MA, Chief Inspector for the Technological Branch of the Board of Education, and Nancy (nee Hargreaves) Abbott of 130, Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, later of Catwell, Williton in Somerset. He was educated at Westminster School where he was up Rigaud’s from September 1922 to July 1927. He matriculated for Christ Church, Oxford in 1927 where he achieved a BA in 1931. He qualified as a solicitor in December 1934 and worked at Burton-on-Trent and in London, where he lived with his sister at 3, Templars Rise, Golders Green in Middlesex.
He was married at Hitchin, Hertfordshire on the 15th of September 1939 to Eleanor Dorothy (nee Nicolls) of Stevenage, Hertfordshire and the couple lived at Ivy House, Ickleton, Saffron Walden in Essex. They had a son, Roger, born on the 15th of June 1940.
He was commissioned as an Acting Pilot Officer on probation in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve on the 17th of October 1941 and was confirmed in his rank on the 17th of December 1941. He was promoted to Flying Officer on the 1st of October 1942.
He served in North Africa and later returned to England where he resigned his commission on the grounds of ill health on the 24th of November 1943.
He died at Cambridge from an illness he had contracted while on overseas service.
He is commemorated on the war memorial at Christ Church, Oxford.
He is buried at St George’s Church, Sampford Brett.

Abdela, Andrew David Russell, 1946-1976

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  • 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

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  • 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) (Hawkins'); 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

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  • 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

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  • 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 (James'); 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.

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