Leslie Horace Adams

#47561, b. 6 March 1890, d. March 1971

Individual's Timeline

Birth6 March 1890Leslie Horace Adams
Marriage29 April 1920Leslie Horace Adams1
Probate3 December 1929Horace George Adams
Death of Mother1945Kate Adams2
Probate18 March 1959Rupert Blake Adams
Death RegMarch 1963Dorothy Isabel Cobbett3
Death RegMarch 1971Leslie Horace Adams4

Primary events

  • Birth: Leslie Horace Adams was born on 6 March 1890 in Portsea, Hampshire, England.
  • Marriage: He married Dorothy Isabel Cobbett on Thursday, 29 April 1920 in All Saints' Church, Marylebone, Greater London, England, when they were 27 years ~&~ 30 years, 1 month and 23 days old. D/O George Talbot Burrows COBBETT.1
  • (Admin_beneficiary_2) Probate: In 1929 Leslie Horace Adams became one of the administrators named in the probate documents of Horace George Adams; The Estate was valued at £11,429.
  • Death of Mother: His mother Kate Adams died in 1945 in Registration District of, Gosport, Hampshire, England.2
  • (Admin_beneficiary) Probate: In 1959 Leslie Horace Adams became the administrator and/or the beneficiary named in the probate documents of Rupert Blake Adams; The other executor was Jonathan Frederick BLAIR, also a solicitor. The Estate was valued at £18,175.
  • (Widow) Death Reg: By the death of Dorothy Isabel Cobbett, Leslie Horace became a widower in the quarter ended March 1963. He was 72 years and 11 months at the time.3
  • Death Reg: Leslie's death was registered in the quarter ended in March 1971 in the Gosport registration district. (His age calculates to 80 years and 11 months).4

Secondary circumstances

  • Occupation: Leslie was a law student in 1911, and a solicitor in 1929.

Census details

Military Career

Records show that Leslie Horace Adams served in the armed forces. He was admitted as a solicitor Aug. 1912. With Blake, Reed, & Lapthorn, of Portsmouth. Then was mobilised Aug. 4, 1914, A.D.C. to G.O.C. Wessex Divisional Artillery, Aug. 1914 to Dec. In 1914, he was promoted A/Major Dec. 1915. Commandant R.A. Depot, Bagdad, Nov. 1918 to March 1919.
He Served at Home, India, and Mesopotamia. His medal card has him as OBE.5

Family of Leslie Horace Adams and Dorothy Isabel Cobbett

Citations

  1. Website Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com) "London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 about Leslie Horace Adams
    Name:      Leslie Horace Adams
    Estimated Birth Year:      abt 1890
    Age:      30
    Spouse Name:      Dorothy Isabel Cobbett
    Spouse Age:      27
    Record Type:      Marriage
    Event Date:      29 Apr 1920
    Parish:      Langham
    Borough:      Westminster
    Father Name:      Horace George Adams
    Spouse Father Name:      George Talbot Burrows Cobbett
    Register Type:      Parish Register."
  2. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Civil Registration event: Death
    Name:      ADAMS, Kate
    Registration district:      Gosport
    County:      Hampshire
    Year of registration:      1945
    Quarter of registration:      Oct-Nov-Dec
    Age at death:      89
    Volume no:      2B
    Page no:      787.
  3. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Civil Registration event: Death
    Name:      ADAMS, Dorothy I
    Registration district:      Gosport
    County:      Hampshire
    Year of registration:      1963
    Quarter of registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Age at death:      70
    Volume no:      6B
    Page no:      549.
  4. Find my past web sites, online http://www.findmypast.com or http://www.findmypast.com.au, Civil Registration event: Death
    Name:      ADAMS, Leslie Horace
    Registration district:      Gosport
    County:      Hampshire
    Year of registration:      1971
    Quarter of registration:      Jan-Feb-Mar
    Date of birth:      6 March 1890
    Volume no:      6B
    Page no:      1134.
  5. Misc web sites, online see Citation Detail, From a digitised book RECORD 0/ SERVICE OF SOLICITORS AND
    ARTICLED CLERKS WITH HIS MAJESTY'S FORCES
    1914— 1919.