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Robert Beacock

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MI in Holbeck parish church (St. Matthews) to Sarah the wife of Robert Beacock, machine maker. She died 15th May 1842 aged 42 years.

Robert Beacock (c1803-1869) of Smith, Beacock and Tannett

1861 Living at 105 Beeston Road, Holbeck, Leeds: Robert Beacock (age 58 born Barton on Humber, Lincolnshire), Firm Smith Beacock and Tannett employs 422 men and 172 boys. Engineers (Tool Makers). With his wife Elizabeth Beacock (age 45 born Gateshead) and their five children Elizabeth A. Beacock (age 16 born Holbeck); Robert Beacock (age 14 born Holbeck); Berlinah Beacock (age 11 born Holbeck); Mathew W. Beacock (age 10 born Holbeck); and Catherine Beacock (age 2 born Holbeck). Two servants.[1]

1869 September 20th. Died.[2]

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