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Edward Dixon Abbott (1898- ) of E. D. Abbott
1898 January 13thy. Born at Eastbourne, the son of John Abbott, Civil Engineer, and his wife Henrietta Mary
1911 Living at 18 Granville Road, Eastbourne: John Abbott (age 64 born Linslade, Bucks.), Engineer - Retired. With his wife Henrietta Mary Abbott (age 49 born Madras, India - British subject) and their three children; Gladys Mary Abbott (age 18 born Blackheath); Thomas Dixon Abbott (age 16 born Eastbourne); and Edward Dixon Abbott (age 13 born Eastbourne). Three servants.
1920-23 Premium pupil with Wolseley
1923-24 Chassis design office with Wolseley
1925-26 Looking at business partnerships in motor business
1926-29 Employed by Page and Hunt
1929- Owner of E. D. Abbott
1932 Married at Bourne, Surrey, to Margaret Elizabeth the daughter of Erving Wrigley Grimshaw, Lt-Col. Indian Army.
1938 States regarding National service that he has had gunshot wounds, malaria and dysentry