|Curragh Post Office, where Reginald was the Postmaster.|
Reginald was the only 'son' from his parents marriage, he had three sisters; Ada, Lily and Mildred. Reginald however, did have a half brother, Stanley from his Father's second marriage to Emily Barton.
In 1907, Reginald joined the Grand Lodge of Freemasons of Ireland at Newbridge. His occupation was listed as a Postmaster and his lodge number 215. 
Details from his marriage entry reveal that Reginald was the Postmaster at Curragh Camp, in the County of Kildare, Ireland. The birth of their first child, Dermot Charles Hyatt Abbot was registered at Naas, Ireland in 1909.
According to the 1911 Ireland Census, a 50-year-old Reginald Abbot was still residing at Curragh Military Camp on 2 Apr 1911. He was the head of the household, his wife Sarah was present as well as his two children, Dermot Charles Hyatt Abbot aged 2 and Reginald Herbert Anderson Abbot  aged 1.
In 1912, another son Lawrence was born and in 1913, their family was completed when a daughter Molly arrived.
On 1 September 1920, Reginald was initiated into the Dieu-la-Cresse Lodge, at Leek Stafford, the United Grand Lodge of England Freemasonry. The Lodge Number was 4169.
The 1939 Register found Reginald and his family living at Southend-on-Sea in the County of Essex. By this time, Reginald had retired. His occupation was recorded as,"Civil Servant Retired". His wife Sarah was present as were all of his children. His sons, Dermot C H Abbot, Reginald H A Abbot and Lawrence J I Abbot. Also his daughter, now Mrs Molly Ada Brame Caton, and her husband, William A. Caton.
In the later part of his life, Reginald lived at Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Reginald passed away on 2 September 1951 at the Rochfort General Hospital, Essex. He was 91 years old.
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