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A Beckett, Thomas Turner, 1808-1892
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A BECKETT, THOMAS TURNER, brother of Sir William à Beckett (qv); b. 13 Sep 1808; adm. 10 Jul 1818; articled to his father 1824-9; adm. solicitor 1829, practising in Golden Square, London 1829-50; emigrated to Australia 1850; practised as a solicitor in Melbourne from Jan 1851; Registrar, Diocese of Melbourne 1854-87; nominated member, legislative council, Victoria 14 Jul 1852-6; elected member for Central Province 1858-78; Minister without Portfolio, Victoria Nov 1860- Nov 1861; member, Executive Council, sworn 7 Jan 1861; Commissioner for Trade and Customs, Victoria Apr 1870- Jan 1871; author, Remarks on the present state of the law of debtor and creditor, 1844, and other works; m. Eliza Stuckey; d. at Brighton, near Melbourne, Australia 1 Jul 1892.
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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition
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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.
The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.