Name: Clarence Beckford
Burial Number: 1101
Clarence was born on the 25th May 1857 in Fleet Street London to George Henry Beckford and Anne Beckford. In 1841 Clarence’s father George was working as a Law Stationer, by 1851 he is employing 3 men. He must have done well for himself as by 1861 he is a Gentleman receiving a living from interest in Water Works, Gas works, Bank & insurance companies and other private means.
Clarence was attending and boarding at Streatham School in 1871. By 1881 he has moved back home and is working as a solicitor. His Father died in 1888 and Clarence is living on his own at Shawbury Hill Road Twickenham, and he is still working as a solicitor.
He married late in life to a widow called Fanny Aspinall in Kensington in 1919. They moved to Worthing and lived in Shelley road in Worthing Sussex.
Clarence died on 21st October 1922 and left an estate of £36343 12s 4d (approx. £1,000,000 in 2020) to Fanny his wife. He also left an annuity of £150 to his late housekeeper Alice Cuthery, and to the Inn-holders company he left £500 to provide a single piece of English silver in the form of a centre piece, cup or ornament, to be displayed on all festive occasions. Also Mrs. F.S. Gingold of 14 Warwick Gardens he left £3054
Researcher: Jackie Rooney
Location in Cemetery
Area: NB Row: 12 Plot: 2
Exact Location (what3words): feed.seated.often
Ashes or Urn: Unknown
No description of the headstone has been added.
In fond memory of Clarence Beckford died October 21st 1922
Name: Clarence George Beckford
Maiden Name: Not applicable
Marriage Date: //1919
Spouse First Name: Fanny
Spouse Last Name: Aspinall
Town of Marriage: Kensington
County of Marriage: London
Country of Marriage: England
Information at Death
Date of Death: 21/10/1922
Cause of death: Unknown
Address line 3: Shelley Road
No obituary has been entered.
Money left to others: £36343 12 s 4 d
Value of effects in 2020: £1000000
1 Springfield villas, Hampstead
George Beckford (Head) age 45, Ann Beckford (Wife) age 46, Clarence Beckford (Son) age 3, plus 1 servant.
Clarence is boarding at Streatham School
James Hill Wandsworth
George Henry Beckford (Head) age 65, Clarence (Son) age 23, plus 2 servants
14 Shawbery hill Road Twickenham
Clarence Beckford (Head) age 53, plus 1 servant