ADAIR, Sir Frederick

1860 - 1915

Sir Frederick Edward Shafto Adair, 4th Bt. was born in London on 26 December 1860, second son of Sir Hugh Edward Adair (26 December 18152 March 1902), 3rd Bt. 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 was a regular exhibitor at it exhibitions. 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. He succeeded as the 4th Baronet [U.K., 1838] on 2 March 1902. 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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