ADAIR, Sir Frederick

1860 - 1915

Frederick Edward Shafto Adair was born in London on 26 December 1860, second son of Sir Hugh Edward Adair (26 December 1815–2 March 1902), 3rd Bart. Member of Parliament (MP) for Ipswich, and his wife Harriet Camilla née Adair, eldest daughter of Alexander Adair and Harriet Eliza née Atkinson of Heatherton Park, Somerset, Hugh and Harriet married at Bradford Parish Church on 10 July 1856. Frederick lived at Flixton Hall, Bungay, Suffolk and exhibited a watercolour at the Suffolk Art and Aid Association on 28 October 1908, which won a highly commended card, and he was a regular exhibitor at its exhibitions. He succeeded as the 4th Baronet [U.K., 1838] on 2 March 1902 and was High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1910 and held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.) for both Suffolk and Norfolk and was a captain in the Rifle Brigade. Sir Frederick Edward Shafto Adair died on 8 April 1915, aged 54, he was unmarried when the title was inherited by his brother, Robert Shafto (1862-1949). Frederick was the author of 'Sport in Ladakh: Five Letters from the Field' (1895).

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