Albert V Abram was born in Leicester in 1891. The census for that year shows him aged less than one year old, at Great Holme Street, Leicester.
In 1901 the family can be found at 75, Lower Hester Street, Northampton, Kingsthorpe where Albert, aged ten, is living with eight brothers and sisters. In 1911, aged 20, Albert can be found living at Station Road, Earl’s Barton, working as a shoe machine operative.
Albert can still be found living in the UK in 1939, at 24 St Peters Avenue, Rusden where he lives with Kate Abram and Gwendoline Taylor (nee Abram). Albert’s occupation is given as a Heel Scourer Boot and Shoe Operative.
On 25 February 1952, aged 61, Albert travelled from London to Melbourne on the Strathnaver with wife Kate and daughter Josephine.