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Abbott, Anthony John locked

CMG 2001; OBE 1997 (MBE 1986)

Born Ashton-under-Lyne 9 Sept. 1941; s of Walter Abbott and Mary Abbott (née Delaney); m 1962, Margaret Stuart Green; three s one d

HM Diplomatic Service, retired; Head, Pitcairn Logistics Team, New Zealand, 2001–04


All Souls’ Sch., Salford; De La Salle Coll., Pendleton


Joined HM Diplomatic Service, 1959: Vice-Consul, Khorramshahr, 1963–65; Helsinki, 1965–68; Press Officer, FCO, 1969–72; Passport Officer, Lusaka, 1972–75; Consul, Santiago, 1976–80; UK Presidency Secretariat to EC, 1981; on secondment to BOTB, 1981–82; Consul, Lisbon, 1983–87; First Sec., Calcutta, 1987–91; EC Monitor, Croatia and Bosnia Herzogovina, 1991; Dep. Head, Trng Dept, FCO, 1992–93; Consul-Gen., Perth, 1993–97; Governor, Montserrat, 1997–2001. Mem., Como Conf., St Vincent de Paul Soc., WA, 2009–. EC Monitoring Medal, 1994. Officer, Order of Enfante Dom Henrique (Portugal), 1985


travel, driving, golf, spectator (all sports)


6 James Street, Shenton Park, WA 6008



Royal Over-Seas League (Chm., WA Br., 2011–16)