She never did so before," at last said Bessie, turning to the Abigail
While the supper was preparing, Mrs Abigail began to lament she had not ordered a fire in the parlour; but, she said, that was now too late.
The supper being now on the table, Mrs Abigail eat very heartily for so delicate a person; and, while a second course of the same was by her order preparing, she said, "And so, madam, you tell me your house is frequented by people of great quality?
At that word, Abigail let drop the bacon which she was conveying to her mouth, and cried out, "You surprize me, sir
But, Abbey was only short for Abigail
, by which name Miss Potterson had been christened at Limehouse Church, some sixty and odd years before.
And she alleged the retired England and Wimbledon player was attacked at least six times during his four-year relationship with Abigail
- including with a glass and a sword.
She tragically passed away two months before Abigail
was to take to the stage in her third World Championships.
, of Dewsbury, known to her family as Abbs Fabbs, died instantly when she was struck by a car on the pavement as she walked with her family.
The Daily Sun described Abigail
, now 15, as composed and relaxed during the visit that also included her mother and a family friend.
, a solicitor from Birmingham, completed the run in just over 12 hours - a full hour and 10 minutes before the next female runner.
The inquest heard how Abigail
had been known to the local authority for more than a decade after behavioural problems at home and school.
When she was two, Abigail
had more heart surgery during which doctors realised she needed a life-saving heart transplant.