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date: 02 March 2021

Abbey, John Rolandlocked

  • Anthony Hobson
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Abbey, John Roland (1894–1969), book collector, was born in Brighton on 23 November 1894, the eldest of three sons of William Henry Abbey, brewer, of Sedgwick Park, Horsham, and his wife, Florence, daughter of Henry Belcher, of Hove, Sussex. He was named John Rowland...

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British Library, London
private collection
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
Bodleian Library, Oxford
J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)