Abbey (disambiguation)


Abbey (disambiguation)

Abbey in itself denotes the Christian monastic community and its buildings, that is presided over by an abbot. Abbeys are listed there, organized by Order.

Well-known fictional abbeys, not listed, include:
*Redwall Abbey
* Jane Austen's "Northanger Abbey"
* Rabelais' Abbey of Theleme.

Abbey may refer to:

;Locations and things
* Abbey (bank), a UK bank, part of the Spanish bank, Banco Santander Central Hispano S.A
* The Abbey Theatre of Dublin opened in 1904
* Abbey Road, north London is the site of Abbey Road Studios where The Beatles' "Abbey Road" was recorded
* Abbey Stadium is homeground for Cambridge United F.C.
* There is a town, Abbey, Saskatchewan in Canada
* The Devon, England village of Abbey
* The Abbey (Daytona Beach, Florida), a historic site in Florida
* The Abbey (Oakland, California)
* The Abbey (club), a gay bar and nightclub in West Hollywood, California
* Abbey (coachbuilder) was an English car body builder of the 1930s
* Abbey (1922 automobile), a short-lived British friction-drive car made by the defunct Abbey Auto Engineering Co. Ltd
* Among many English country houses named "Abbey", Neo-Gothic Fonthill Abbey was never an abbey
* Abbey, a British caravan manufacturer.
* "The Abbey (documentary)", a 1995 BBC TV documentary film on Westminster Abbey
* "The Abbey (TV series)", 2007 ITV drama
*Woburn Abbey, near Woburn, Bedfordshire, England, is the seat of the Duke of Bedford and the location of the Woburn Safari Park.
* Abbey Home Media, a British video distibutor
* Westminster Abbey (UK Parliament constituency), a former UK Parliament constituency sometimes known as Abbey
* The Abbey River in England

;PeoplePeople with the surname Abbey:
*Bert Abbey (1869–1962), American baseball player
*David Abbey (born 1941), English cricketer
*Edward Abbey (1927–1989), American author
*Edwin Austin Abbey (1852–1911), artist and illustrator
*George Abbey (born 1932), American National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) official
*George Abbey (footballer) (born 1978), Nigerian footballer
*Graham Abbey (born 1971), Canadian actor
*Henry Abbey (1842–1911), American American poet
*Henry Eugene Abbey (1846–1896), theatre manager and producer
*Joe Abbey (born 1925), American football player
*John Abbey (1785–1859), English organ builder
*John Roland Abbey (1894–1969), English book collector
*Leon Abbey (1900–1975), American jazz violinist and bandleader
*Lynn Abbey (born 1948), an American author
*Nathan Abbey (born 1978), an English football (soccer) player
*Ross Abbey (born 1953), Australian rules football player
*Zema Abbey (born 1977), an English football (soccer) player

The first name Abigail is shortened most usually to "Abby".

ee also

*Abby


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