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Early Life :

Shelley Leopold Laurence Scarlett, 5th Baron Abinger, joined the Anglesey House of the Wellington College in 1885.

A Naval Reserve Officer he was attached to the Bedfordshires during the war between 1915-16. He is reported to have died on active service in May 1917, aged 46 whilst serving at the Admiralty. He is buried at Brookwood Cemetery.

Abinger was Honorary Attache to Stockholm between 1897 and 1899, an honorary Major in the Army, and a JP. He was the great grandson of Percy Bysshe Shelley (by adoption).

Military :

Unit :  Bedfordshire Regiment 

Action : No Data 

Action :

Probate record: ABINGER, Baron, The Honourable Shelley Leopold Laurence Scarlett of Abinger, Surrey and Rownhams House, Rownhams, Hampshire, died 23rd May 1917 at 22 George Street, Hanover Square, Middlesex. Probate, London 19 October to the Honourable Hugh Richard Scarlett, Major HM Army and John Edward Corbould esquire. Effects £73661 10s. 6d.

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Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Powney No. 3099 E.C.Hampshire & IOW
Joined : Malmesbury No. 3156 E.C. London
Joined : Old Wellingtonian No. 3404 E.C. London

17th January 1906
21st February 1906
21st March 1906

Abinger was an initiate of Powney Lodge No. 3099, Lymington on the 17th January 1906.

Shortly after he is seen as a petitioner and a founding member of The Malmesbury Lodge No 3156, joining at its consecration on 14th March 1906. He was living at Boscombe, Bournemouth at the time and listed as a Peer.

He also was a joining member Old Wellingtonian Lodge No 3404 on 10th February 1910.

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