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Edwin Charles Beckwith (1869 - 1936)

Edwin Charles Beckwith
Born in Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
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Husband of — married 1898 in Yalgoo, Western Australia, Australiamap
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Died in Edinburgh, Scotlandmap
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PARENTS. Joseph Beckwith & Elizabeth Maria (Morris) Beckwith

BIRTH. 13 May 1869, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

BIRTH. SA BDM Birth Reg: #73/277: 1869
Family name BECKWITH
Given names Edwin Charles
Father Joseph BECKWITH
Mother Elizabeth Maria MORRIS
Place of birth District of Adelaide

MARRIAGE. 1898, Yalgoo, Western Australia, Australia

MARRIAGE. 1898, Emily Anne Usher, daughter of Thomas Gent Usher & Mary Jane (Grimley) Usher

MARRIAGE. WA BDM Marriage Reg: #1641/1898
Family name Beckwith
Given names Edwin Charles
Family name of Spouse Usher
Given names of Spouse Emily Ann
Place of marriage Yalgoo


(1) Arthur Edwin Beckwith, b. 1898, d. 1898
(2) Emily Alice Fortescue Beckwith, b. abt. 1899, d. 24 Feb 1988, m. 1924, Abraham James Smith, son of Alfred Charles Smith & Amelia (May) Smith
(3) Lionel Morris Beckwith, b. 1903, d. 1903
(4) Evelyn Myrtle Winifred Beckwith, b. abt. 1905, d. 25 Aug 1976, m. 1924, Frederick Carr Coles, son of York George Coles & Margaret (Linnertson) Coles
(5) Decima Angela Olive Beckwith, b. abt. 1914, d. 26 Oct 2006, m. 15 Jan 1936, John Henry Hilton, son of Frederick William Hilton & Mary (Blennerhassett) Hilton

(Mar 1936). HOBSONS BAY'S PASSENGER LIST. The following passengers have booked to join the steamer, Hobsons Bay, which is timed to sail from Fremantle for London at S p.m. today:— . . . E. C. Beckwith, . . .

DEATH. 8 Aug 1936, Edinburgh, Scotland

DEATH NOTICE. BECKWITH. — On August 8th, at Edinburgh (Scotland), Edwin Charles, beloved husband of Emily Ann, fond father of Alice (Mrs. Smith), Winifred (Mrs. Coles) and Decima (Mrs. Hilton), grandfather of Edwin, Valma and Glenly, brother of Annie (Mrs. Ralph), Jane (Mrs. Moore), James, Alice (Mrs. Trotman), Joseph and Sydney (deceased). "Thy will be done."

(Oct 1936). FUNERAL NOTICE. BECKWITH-The Friends of the late Mr. Edwin Charles Beckwith, late of 20 Westminster-street, Victoria Park, late dearly beloved husband of Mrs. Emily Ann Beckwith, loving father of Edwin (deceased), Alice (Mrs. Smith), Lionel (deceased), Winifred (Mrs. Coles), Decima (Mrs. Hilton), fond brother of Joseph (deceased), Sydney (deceased), James, Annie (Mrs. Ralph), Jane (Mrs. Moore), Alice (Mrs. Trotman), affectionate grandfather of Edwin, Valmai, Glenly and Joan, father-in-law of John and Frederick, are respectfully informed that his remains will be interred in the special Anglican portion of the Karrakatta Cemetery TOMORROW (Thursday) AFTERNOON, at 3.30 o'clock. The Funeral is appointed to leave the Private Mortuary of Messrs. Gibb and Co., Undertakers, 209 Albany-road, Victoria Park, at 3.0 o'clock. Friends wishing to attend the Funeral may proceed by the 3.0 o'lock train leaving Perth.

Age 67 years
Place of residence VICTORIA PARK
Date of Death 08/08/1936
Area or Denomination ANGLICAN
Section ZB
Gravesite 0608

Death of Spouse: 19 Jul 1958, Perth, Western Australia, Australia


  • Birth: SA BDM Birth Reg: #73/277: 1869
  • Marriage: WA BDM Marriage Reg: #1641/1898

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