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Frederick Lister Beck

SuzanneW

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Hi to all at FHUK

Would someone be kind enough to do a look up for me please on:

Frederick Lister Beck
Born:1848
Place: New South Wales, Dapto, Australia
Occ in 1881 - Marine Surveyor
Res:21 Thornton Street, Stranton,Durham,England in 1881

Married to Edith Beck
Born:1853
Place:Hartlepool, England
Marr Date: unknown
Marr Place:Unknown


x1 Daughter -

Bessie Beck
Born:1879
Place:Hartlepool

Fredericks father:

Charles Beck
Born: 1806
Place:Dover,Kent,England

I know I have got quite a lot of info, but curious as to how,why and when his family went to Australia (where he was born), what they did there, any other relatives etc,etc....................................................................

Would really appreciate any help and info from anyone who has the time.

Thanks millions:D
 

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Re: Frederick Lister Beck :D

Suzanne,

There is a submitted entry on familysearch for a Charles Beck. Submitted entries should be treated with caution, though the marriage matches the one on the NSW site.

Birth 4 Sept 1806 Dover Kent
Death 3 Jun 1887

Father Thomas Barton Beck
Mother Elizabeth Lister

Spouse Sarah Andrews
Marriage 1839


http://www.familysearch.org/eng/default.asp

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Charles Beck widow is on the 1861 census lodging in Folkstone, Kent occ looks like retired storekeeper, so he must have returned between his wifes death in 185? and 1861.
 
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Hi Suzanne,

Here is one bit of information, frederick's mother-in-law was Elizabeth Blumer, found her with them in the 1891 census, so I looked for edith blumer and this is what i came up with hope this helps.

1861
Edith Blumer
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Father's Name: George
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Gender: Female
Where born: Hartlepool, Durham, England

Civil Parish: Hartlepool
Town: Hartlepool
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Registration district: Hartlepool
Sub registration district: Hartlepool

Household Members: Name Age
George Blumer 43 (ship builder)
Elizabeth Blumer 41
John G Blumer 16
Lepie Blumer 10
William F Blumer 9
Edith Blumer 8
Margaret H Blumer 2

hope this will helps O0

Joyce
 

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Hi Julie and Joyce

Thought I was the only nutcase still up at this unearthly time?

Just wanted to say a huge thanks to both of you for the info you have found tonite - it's brill!!!!

'Joyce' - the Elizabeth Blumer bit of info is brill - just found god knows how many relies from that (somewhere in refion of 90!!!!) dotted all over the place!! from America to Australia - just need to try and track down some living ones which would make a change!!!! But seriously thank you so much.

'Julie' as always fab info - will treat that entry with caution!!! Thanks, and will look into the other bits of info - can't say thank you enough to you - you have helped me so much in the last week - really appreciate your time and patience with me.:D :D

Thanks again you two xx
 
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the marriage at st hilda's church, hartlepool, on 20 june 1878:

frederick lister beck, aged 31, single and a naval architect.
son of charles beck, a gentleman.
address: stranton, west hartlepool.

edith blumer, aged 25 and a spinster.
daughter of george blumer (deceased).
address: albion terrace, hartlepool.

witnesses were henry withy and madge blumer.
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withy's and blumer's were shipbuilding families.
note that prior to amalgamation in 1967 the towns of hartlepool and west hartlepool were two separate entities.
 

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