277. Albert Neilson Hornby J. P.48,538 was born on 10 February 1847 at Raikes Hall in Blackburn, Lancashire, England.541 He died on 17 December 1925 at the age of 78 in Acton, Near Nantwich, England. He was buried after 17 December 1925 in Acton, Near Nantwich, England. Of Church Minshull, Cheshire, and subsequently of Parkfield, Nantwich. Educated at Harrow. Lancashire and England cricketer. Made first appearance for Lancs. C.C.C., 1867; last appearance, 1899. Captain of Lancashire, 1881-91; Joint-Captain, 1892 and 1893; Captain again, 1897 and 1898. Played in three Test Matches for England v. Australia, (Captain of England in 1882). Scorer of 10,294 runs for Lancashire, (15,798 in all 1st. class matches). Scored 18 centuries in all 1st. class matches, including one for England in Australia, one for England vs. Glos. and Yorks., two for Gentlemen v. Players, one for Gents. of North v. Gents. of South, and one for M.C. President of Lancs. C.C.C., 1894-1916. Also played Association Football for Blackburn Rovers F.C., and was a Rugby Football international (9 "caps"). J.P. (Cheshire), 1896.
Albert Neilson Hornby J. P. and Ada Sarah Ingram were married in 1876. Ada Sarah Ingram538, daughter of Herbert Ingram and Ann Little, was born on 30 March 1854 in Rickmansworth, Hertford, England.542 She was christened on 5 August 1860 in Rickmansworth, Hertford, England. She died on 27 November 1927 at the age of 73 in Acton, Near Nantwich, England.
Albert Neilson Hornby J. P. (KZ7D-XJ7) and Ada Sarah Ingram (KL7C-KBV) had the following children:
|Albert Henry Hornby (KL7W-6KK).|
|Walter Ingram Hornby543 was born on 30 July 1878. He died on 5 November 1918 at the age of 40. He was buried after 5 November 1918 in Acton, Near Nantwich, England. Educated at Harrow. Lieut., 4th. (Militia) Battn., Somerset Light Infantry. Served in Boer Watr and in Great War. Died unmarried of wounds received in Gt. War.|
|George Vernon Hornby543 was born in 1879. He died on 3 December 1905 at the age of 26 in B. M. H., Iserlohn, West Germany. B.M.H. -- British Military Hospital Educated at Harrow. Joined Cheshire Regt., 1900. Served in Boer War. Retired, 1903. Subsequently in South African Constabulary.|
|John Hornby M. C.544 was born on 21 September 1880 in Of Penang, Malaysia. He died on 16 April 1927 at the age of 46 in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England. Educated at Rev Vernon Royle's Preparatory School at Elstree and at Harrow. Left home for Canada, 7 Apr., 1904, and thereafter spent most of his life there, particularly in the Barren Lands of North-West Canada. Member of George M. Douglas's Expdn. to Hearne's Coppermine River, 1911. Served in Gt. War and awarded M.C. Travelled with Capt. J.C. Critchell-Bullock through the Barrens to the Chesterfield Inlet on Hudson Bay, 1924-25. Pioneered the creation of the Thelon Game Sanctuary by the Canadian Govt. Died in the Barren Lands of Canada during a three-man expedition in which his two colleagues, (including his cousin, Edgar Vernon Christian - see Mrs. Margaret Christian, dau. of Charles Herbert Hornby, Esq.) also died. Mr. John Hornby is the subject of "The Legend of John Hornby", by Mr. George Whalley, published by John Murray in 1962. See also "Unflinching, a Diary of Tragic Adventure" ) the diary of Edgar Vernon Christian), published by John Murray in 1937.|