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Thomas Beeching Printer friendly version

Thomas Beeching was born on 24th May 1767 in the Kentish town of Smarden. At the age of 22, Thomas arrived in Tonbridge to set up a linen draper's shop in Church Lane. He speedily established himself locally as a trusted advisor and many a country shopkeeper brought his savings to Mr Beeching knowing that they would be safe - Thomas Beeching was at heart a Banker. By 1815 he was issuing his own notes and by 1824 the draper's shop had been reconstructed and was exclusively devoted to being a bank. Thomas's sons expanded the banking business to Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, St Leonards and Folkestone when it was sold to Lloyds Bank Ltd


See also The Beeching Family by Arthur H. Neve published in 1933.
Date Type Information Source
 
24th May 1767BornNeve's Tonbridge
 
12th Sep 1793MarriedElizabeth Blundell at St. Bartholomew's Church in the Parish of Burwash, SussexIGI - Family Search
Batch M14800-4
 
1796Birth of a sonThomas in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent1851 Census
 
1798Birth of a sonHoratio in the Parish of Tonbridge, KentNeve's Tonbridge
 
4th Jan 1800Birth of a sonStephen in the Parish of Tonbridge, KentIGI - Family Search
Batch C06873-1
 
May 1802Birth of a daughterAnna in the Parish of Tonbridge, KentIGI - Family Search
Batch C06873-1
 
7th Oct 1806Birth of a daughterElizabeth in the Parish of Tonbridge, KentIGI - Family Search
Batch C06873-1
 
8th Jul 1808Birth of a daughterMary in the Parish of Tonbridge, KentIGI - Family Search
Batch C06873-1
 
29th Jun 1812Birth of a sonAlfred John in the Parish of Tonbridge, KentIGI - Family Search
Batch C06873-1
 
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The ancestral pedigree of Thomas Beeching
 
  
 Thomas Beechingm: 12th Sep 1793 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, SussexElizabeth Blundell 
 b: 24th May 1767  b: c 1775
  
        
 Thomas Horatio Stephen Anna Elizabeth Mary Alfred John 
 b: 1796 Tonbridge, Kent b: 1798 Tonbridge, Kent
d: 1878
 b: 4th Jan 1800 Tonbridge, Kent
ch: 22nd Apr 1800 Independent Chapel
 b: May 1802 Tonbridge, Kent
ch: 18th Jun 1802 Independent Chapel
 b: 7th Oct 1806 Tonbridge, Kent
ch: 31st Oct 1806 Independent Chapel
 b: 8th Jul 1808 Tonbridge, Kent
ch: 10th Feb 1809 Independent Chapel
 b: 29th Jun 1812 Tonbridge, Kent
ch: 30th Aug 1812 Independent Chapel
 
                   
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