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Abrahams, Anthony Claud Walterlocked

Born 16 June 1923; s of late Rt Hon. Sir Sidney Abrahams, QC, and of Ruth Bowman; m 1st, 1950, Laila Myking (marr. diss.); two s one d; 2nd, 1982, Elizabeth, d of late Comdr A. E. Bryant, RN; died 22 April 2011

advocate and solicitor, Brunei Darussalam, 1987–2000

Education

Bedford Sch.; Emmanuel Coll., Cambridge (MA)

Career

Barrister-at-law. Served War: Wavell Cadet, Bangalore, 1942–43; commnd 3/12 Royal Bn, Frontier Force Regt, 1943–45; India, N Africa, Italy, Greece (despatches). Called to the Bar, Middle Temple, 1951; practised Midland Circuit, 1951–64. Gov., 1966–88, Chm., 1978–88, Harpur Trust (the Bedford Charity). Centre for British Teachers: Founder, 1964; Dir, 1973–82; Life Pres., 1982. Mem., Educn Cttee, British-Malaysian Soc., 1986–96. Liveryman, Glaziers’ Co., 1976. Kt, Order of Uggla (Norway), 1962

Recreations

Golf, watching cricket and Rugby, wine, travel

Club

Garrick

Address

Berry Cottage, Southey Green, Sible Hedingham, Halstead, Essex, CO9 3RN