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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.

Abrahams, Austen Neville, 1904-1981

  • GB-2014-WSA-01904
  • Person
  • 1904-1981

Abrahams, Austen Neville, son of Neville A. Abrahams, of Bayswater; b. Jan. 30, 1904; adm. Jan, 17, 1918 (R); left Dec. 1919; called to the bar at Grays Inn June 12, 1929; equity draftsman and conveyancer; served in Israeli Army 1948-50; warden, Montefiore College, Ramsgate, 1956-62; warden, Hillel House, Birmingham, since 1962; m. Viola Margaret, daughter of David Aaron, actuary; d. 1981.

Aitken, John William Maxwell Bt, 1910-1985

  • GB-2014-WSA-02003
  • Person
  • 1910-1985

Aitken, Sir John William Maxwell Bt, son of William Maxwell Aitken, 1st Baron Beaverbrook PC, newspaper proprietor, and his first wife Gladys, d. of Brig.-Gen. Charles William Drury CB of Halifax, Nova Scotia; b. 15 Feb. 1910; adm. Jan. 1924 (R); left July 1928; Pemb. Coll. Camb., matric. 1928; played football for Cambridge 1930 and 1931; dir. Beaverbrook Newspapers Ltd, chairman 1964-77, pres. 1977; RAuxAF 1935, RAF 1939-45 (Group Capt.); DFC 1940, DSO 1942, Czech War Cross, despatches; fighter pilot during Battle of Britain, commanded night fighter squadron 1941-2, strike Mosquito wing Norwegian waters 1943; succ. father as 2nd Baronet 9 June 1964, but disclaimed succession to Barony; MP (C) Holborn 1945-50; dir. Assoc. TV Corpn and Price Bros Ltd; m. 1st 26 Aug. 1939 Cynthia, d. of Col. Hugh Glencairn Monteith OBE DSO RAMC; 2nd 15 Aug. 1946 Jane (formerly wife of Peter Lindsay), d. of Maj. Robert Orlando Rudolph Kenyon-Slaney, of Halton Grange, Shropshire; 3rd 1 Jan. 1951 Vio­let, d. of Sir Humphrey de Trafford, Bt; d. 30 Apr. 1985.

Aitken, Peter Rudyard, 1913-1947

  • GB-2014-WSA-02004
  • Person
  • 1913-1947

Aitken, Hon. Peter Rudyard, brother of Sir John William Maxwell Aitken (qv); b. 22 Mar. 1913; adm. Sept. 1925 (R); left Apr. 1930; Roy. Fusiliers 1940-2, Pioneer Corps 1942, Roy. Fusiliers Aug. 1942-5 (Capt.); m. 1st 25 Jan. 1934 Janet, d. of Murray Macneill, Prof. of Mathematics Dalhousie Univ., Halifax, NS; 2nd 1943 Marie Patricia, d. of Michael Maguire, of Melbourne, Australia; d. 3 Aug. 1947.

Albert, Aubrey John Fenwick (known at school as John Fenwick Albert), 1906-1972

  • GB-2014-WSA-02012
  • Person
  • 1906-1972

Albert, Aubrey John Fenwick (known at school as John Fenwick Albert), son of John Grosvenor Albert of Esher, and Winifred Evelyn, d. of Nicholas Percival Fenwick; b. 8 Sept. 1906; adm. Sept. 1919 (R); left Apr. 1924; called to the Bar (Lincoln's Inn) May 1928; adm. a solicitor 1938; practised at Wells, Somerset; Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's) 1939-46 (Maj.); emigrated to Canada 1947; m. 1st 16 Aug. 1930 Margaret Helen, d. of Edward James Bassingthwaite of Sunbury-on-Thames (div. 1948); m. 2nd 7 Dec. 1950 Madeline Joyce Davie; d. 6 Jan. 1972.

Albert, David Fenwick, 1915-1985

  • GB-2014-WSA-02013
  • Person
  • 1915-1985

Albert, David Fenwick, brother of Aubrey John Fenwick (qv); b. 20 June 1915; adm. Sept. 1928 (R); left Oct. 1931; Univ. Coll. Lond., BSc; FRGS; RNVR (Sub-Lieut. 1942); m. 20 June 1940 Muriel Rita, d. of G. Etheridge of St Leonard's-on-Sea; d. 19 Mar. 1985.

Alers-Hankey, Richard Lyons, 1906-1969

  • GB-2014-WSA-02023
  • Person
  • 1906-1969

Alers-Hankey, Richard Lyons, son of Sydney George Alers-Hankey of Zara, Dalmatia, and Theodosia Abdy; b. 7 Oct. 1906; adm. Sept. 1920 (R); left Apr. 1921; Trin. Hall Camb., matric. 1925, BA 1928, LLB 1929, MA 1932; called to the Bar (Middle Temple) Jan. 1929; Treasury Solicitor's Office 1939; Prin. Asst Solicitor Min. of Transport and Civi Aviation 1953-63; dep. Treas. Solicitor 1964-9; CB Jan. 1957; m. 30 July 1937 Margaret Lavender Reyne, née Barr; d. 14 Nov. 1969.

Alington, Julius, 1836-1905

  • GB-2014-WSA-02035
  • Person
  • 1836-1905

ALINGTON, JULIUS, fifth son of John Alington (qv); b. 6 Dec 1836; adm. (R) 18 Oct 1851; went out to Natal with Edward Lingen Burton (qv) and became a noted hunter (Markham, Recollections of a Town Boy, 37); of Little Barford House, Beds.; High Sheriff Bedfordshire 1883; JP Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire; m. 5 Jan 1871 Catherine Mary, second dau. of Edmund Wright, Halston Hall, Shropshire; d. 16 Nov 1905.

Allen, George Pemberton, 1872-1956

  • GB-2014-WSA-02057
  • Person
  • 1872-1956

Allen, George Pemberton, son of William Henry Allen, M.Inst.C.E., of Bramham, Beds, by Annie May, daughter of William Howell, of Glamorganshire; b. Sept. 17, 1872; adm. Jan. 22, 1885 (R); left Dec. 1888; Univ. Coll. London; F.R.I.B.A. 1919; an architect and surveyor at Bedford; m. July 5, 1911, Carol Perry, youngest daughter of William Annesley Owen, barrister-at-law of the Inner Temple, Recorder of Walsall; d. July 1956.

Allen, Harold Gwynne, 1874-1960

  • GB-2014-WSA-02058
  • Person
  • 1874-1960

Allen, Harold Gwynne, brother of George Pemberton Allen (q.v.); b. March 20, 1874; adm. Jan. 14, 1886 (R); left July 1892; Trin. Coll. Camb. (adm. pensr. June 18, 1892); B.A. 1895; M.A. 1911; A.M.I.C.E.; M.I. Mech.E.; managing director of W. H. Allen, Sons, and Co., Ltd., Queen's Engineering Works, Bedford; High Sheriff of Bedfordshire 1925; m. Oct. 20, 1903, Hilda Margaret Sophia, youngest daughter of George E. Langley, of Bedford; d. Jan. 26, 1960.

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