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John Abbott (1847-1916)

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John Abbott (1847-1916), civil engineer.

1847 Born at Linslade, Bucks, the son of John Abbott, coal merchant, and his wife Sarah Claridge

1873 July 9th. Married(1) at Linslade to Margaret Abbott

1885 Married(2) (probably in Madras, India) to Henrietta Mary Dixon

1891 Living at 55 Lee Park, Lee, London: Eliza S. Dixon (age 65 born London), Widow living on own means. With her daughter Margaret E. Dixon (age 36 born Midnapore, India); her son Francis Charles Dixon (age 31 born Madras, India), Civil Engineer; her daughter Emma R. Dixon (age 25 born Midnapore, India); her son-in-law John Abbott (age 44 born Linslade, Bucks.), Civil Engineer; her daughter Henrietta M. Abbott (age 29 born Madras, India); and her grandsons Francis D. Abbott (age 4 born Blackheath) and John D. Abbott (age 2 born Blackheath). Four servants.[1]

c1896 Moved from Blackheath to Eastbourne

1901 Living at Mirasol, Granville Road, Eastbourne: John Abbott (age 54 born Linslade), Retired Civil Engineer. With his wife Henrietta M. Abbott (age 39 born India) and their five children; Francis D. Abbott (age 13 born Blackheath); John D. Abbott (age 12 born Blackheath); Gladys M. Abbott (age 8 born Blackheath); Thomas D. Abbott (age 6 born Eastbourne); Edward D. Abbott (age 3 born Eastbourne). Four servants.[2]

1911 Living at 18 Granville Road, Eastbourne: John Abbott (age 64 born Linslade, Bucks.), Engineer - Retired. With his wife Henrietta Mary Abbott (age 49 born Madras, India - British subject) and their three children; Gladys Mary Abbott (age 18 born Blackheath); Thomas Dixon Abbott (age 16 born Eastbourne); and Edward Dixon Abbott (age 13 born Eastbourne). Three servants.[3]

1916 August 21st. Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1901 Census
  3. 1911 Census