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Abbot, Charles Henry Philip, 1832-1878

  • GB-2014-WSA-01884
  • Person
  • 1832-1878

ABBOT, CHARLES HENRY PHILIP, only son of Hon. Philip Henry Abbot (qv); b. 21 Mar 1832; adm. 7 Feb 1842 (Benthall's); 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, Baron Colchester, 1757-1829

  • GB-2014-WSA-00184
  • 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.

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 (James'); 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.

Abrahams, Arthur Charles Lionel, 1898-1918

  • GB-2014-WSA-01903
  • Person
  • 1898-1918

Abrahams, Arthur Charles Lionel, only son of Sir Lionel Abrahams, K.C. B., of Bayswater, sometime Assistant Under-Secretary of State, India Office, by Lucy, daughter of Nathan Solomon Joseph, of Bayswater, architect; b. Jan. 22, 1898; adm. as a non-resident K.S. Sept. 28, 1911 (G); elected to Ch. Ch. Oxon. July 1916; 2nd Lieut. Coldstream Guards Aug. 24, 1916; went out to the western front in Feb. 1917, and joined the 3rd Batt. of his regiment there; Lieut. Dec. 1, 1917; killed in action at Merville April 13, 1918; unm.

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 (James'); 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, 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 (Best's); 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, William Frederick, 1851-?

  • GB-2014-WSA-01938
  • Person
  • 1851-?

ADAMS, WILLIAM FREDERICK, son of William Adams FRCS, Henrietta Street, Cavendish Square, London, orthopaedic surgeon, and Mary Anne, dau. of John Mills; b. 27 Aug 1851; adm. from King’s Coll. Sch. 26 Jan 1867 (James'); left 1868; adm. member London Stock Exchange 1875, still 1917.

Adams, William Pitt, 1804-1852

  • GB-2014-WSA-01939
  • Person
  • 1804-1852

ADAMS, WILLIAM PITT, eldest son of William Dacres Adams, Bowdon, Devon, Commissioner of Woods and Forests, previously private secretary to William Pitt the younger and to Duke of Portland when Prime Ministers, and Elizabeth, second dau. of Mayow Wynell-Mayow, Sydenham, Kent; b. 11 Dec 1804; adm. 16 Apr 1817 (Best's); KS 1819; left 1820; Oriel Coll. Oxford, matr. 21 Feb 1823; Assistant Junior Clerk, Foreign Office Apr 1826- Jul 1830, Junior Clerk Jul 1830 - Nov 1834; Secretary of Legation, Bogota, 31 Dec 1834, Mexico 31 Jul 1841; Chargé d’Affaires and Consul-General, Peru, 30 Nov 1842; m. 16 Sep 1847 Georgiana Emily, dau. of Robert Lukin, Felbrigg, Norfolk; d. at Lima, Peru, 6 Sep 1852.

Addis, Thomas Henry Liddon, 1897-1918

  • GB-2014-WSA-01950
  • Person
  • 1897-1918

Addis, Thomas Henry Liddon, son of the Rev. William Edward Addis, Vicar of All Saints, with Holy Trinity, Knightsbridge, by Mary Rachel, daughter of Robert Flood, of Sydenham, Kent; b. Aug. 24, 1897; adm. Sept. 28, 1911 (H); left July 1915; 2nd Lieut. 4th Batt. (extra Reserve) Royal Dublin Fusiliers July 9, 1915; Lieut. July 1, 1917; was wounded in the Dublin insurrection April 27, 1916; went out to the western front July 12, 1916, and was wounded at Lelonguet July 24; killed in action near Peronne March 21, 1918; unm.

Addison, Robert Brydges, 1854-1920

  • GB-2014-WSA-01954
  • Person
  • 1854-1920

ADDISON, ROBERT BRYDGES, brother of William Grylls Addison (qv); b. 16 Aug 1854; adm. 6 Feb 1868 (James'), BB; left Dec 1868; Professor of Harmony and Composition, Royal Academy of Music; Professor of Music, Trinity Coll. London; a composer; d. unm. 8 Jul 1920.

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