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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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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.