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Harold Maurice Abrahams (1899–1978) by A. R. Coster, 1924 [after winning the 100 yards at the AAA championship at Stamford Bridge, London, on 21 June 1924] Getty Images – A. R. Coster


Abrahams, Harold Maurice (1899–1978), athlete and civil servant, was born at 30 Rutland Road, Bedford, on 15 December 1899, the youngest in the family of two daughters and four sons of Isaac Klonimus (1850–1921) of Vladislavovka in Russian-occupied Poland and his wife, Esther Isaacs...


Moore, Adolphus Warburton (1841–1887), civil servant and mountaineer, was born on 12 July 1841, the son of Major John Arthur Moore, a director of the East India Company. Educated at Harrow School, in August 1858 he became a junior clerk in the India Office...