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Name: Jabez Abbott

Burial Number: 1098

Gender: Male

Occupation: Farmer

Born: 00/00/1845

Died: 19/09/1922

Buried: 23/09/1922


Jabez was born in East Ham, the son of Jabez and Ellen. he was baptised at St Mary Magdalene Church, East Ham on 30th December 1845. His father was a farmer. Jabez spent his young life helping his father and took over the farm when Jabez Snr died in 1876. In 1878, he married Mary Ann Adams (known as “Minnie”) at All Saints Church, Marylebone on 30th April.
The couple brought up their children on the farm at East Ham, but by 1901 the family had moved to Chigwell and Jabez had retired. In  May 1916, the family moved to Worthing, living at “Torrington” in Manor Road.
Jabez died on 19 Sep 1922. Probate was granted on 25 Nov to Mary Ann Abbott widow, Kenneth Donald Abbott wine merchant and Donald Nicoll Abbott retired wine merchant.
Effects £91212 12s (approx. £2.5million in 2020).

Researcher: Carol Sullivan

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Jabez Abbott

Location in Cemetery

Area: NB Row: 11 Plot: 3

Exact Location (what3words): feed.seated.often

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



No description of the headstone has been added.


"Jesu Mercy" In loving memory of Jabez Charles Abbott died September 19th 1922 aged 76 years. Also Mary Ann Abbott dearly beloved wife of above who passed way May 7th 1934 aged 86 years

Further Information


Name: Jabez Charles Abbott

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1845

Town: East Ham

County: Essex

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 30/04/1878

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Adams

Town of Marriage: Marylebone

County of Marriage: Middlesex

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 19/09/1922

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Torrington

Address line 3: Manor Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £91212 12 s 0 d

Current value of effects: £2650411.00

Census Information


Wall End, Barking Road, East Ham

Jabez aged 43, farmer 105 acres, employing 11 labourers. Ellen aged 27. Jabez aged 5. Louisa aged 3. Ellen aged 1. Plus 2 servants


Abbott’s Farm, East Ham

Jabez aged 53, farmer 130 acres, employing 22 labourers. Ellen aged 37. Ann aged 16. Jabez C aged 15. Louisa aged 13. Ellen aged 11. Dorothea aged 9. Donald aged 7. Harham aged 6. Stanley aged 2. Plus 2 servants


Abbot’s Farm, East Ham

Jabez aged 65, farmer 137 acres, employing 19 labourers. Ellen aged 47. John V aged 28, woollen drapers asst. Jabez C aged 25, assists father. Donald aged 17, clerk. Ellen aged 21. Dora (Dorothea) aged 19. Plus 2 servants


Abbotts Farm, Wall End, East Ham

Jabez C aged 34, farmer. Minnie (Mary) aged 33. Kenneth D aged 1month. Plus 1 visitor, 1 nurse and 2 servants


Wall End Farm, East Ham

Jabez C aged 43, farmer. Maria (Mary) aged 43. Violet aged 8. Gladys aged 6. Phyllis aged 3. Plus 2 servants


Oakwood, High Road, Chigwell, Essex

Jabez C aged 54, own means. Minnie aged 53. Kenneth D aged 20, commercial clerk. Violet aged 18. Plus 2 servants


Oakwood, Chigwell, Essex

Jabez C aged 64, private means. Mary Ann aged 63. Violet D aged 27. Gladys M aged 25. Plus 2 servants

Miscellaneous Information

No miscellaneous information is available for this burial record.