Edmund Beckett

Edmund Beckett may refer to:

*Edmund Beckett Denison
*Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe (1816 – 1905) lawyer
*Sir Edmund Beckett, 4th Baronet (1787 – 1874), Conservative MP


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  • Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe — Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe, Q.C. (12 May, 1816 – 29 April, 1905), known previously as Sir Edmund Beckett, 5th Baronet and Edmund Beckett Denison was a lawyer, amateur horologist, and architect. In 1851 he designed the mechanism for the… …   Wikipedia

  • Edmund Beckett Denison — may refer to: *Sir Edmund Beckett, 4th Baronet (1787 1874), who was known by this name 1816 1872 *Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe (1816 1905), son of the above, earlier known as Sir Edmund Beckett, 5th Baronet, lawyer and architect …   Wikipedia

  • Sir Edmund Beckett, 4th Baronet — (28 January 1787 – 24 May 1874), known until 1816 as Edmund Beckett and from 1816 until 1872 as Edmund Beckett Denison, was a younger son of Sir John Beckett, 1st Baronet and brother of Sir John Beckett, 2nd Baronet.He was twice Conservative… …   Wikipedia

  • Grimthorpe, Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron — ▪ British horologist in full  Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe of Grimthorpe , also called (until 1874)  Edmund Beckett Denison  or  Sir Edmund Beckett, 5th Baronet  born May 12, 1816, Carlton Hall, near Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire,… …   Universalium

  • Denison, Edmund Beckett — See: Grimthorpe, Edmund Beckett, Baron …   Biographical history of technology

  • Grimthorpe (of Grimthorpe), Edmund Beckett, Baron — SUBJECT AREA: Horology [br] b. 12 May 1816 Newark, Nottinghamshire, England d. 29 April 1905 St Albans, Hertfordshire, England [br] English lawyer and amateur horologist who was the first successfully to apply the gravity escapement to public… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Beckett — may refer to: NOTOC People * Arthur William à Beckett (1844–1909), English journalist and man of letters * Christopher Beckett, 4th Baron Grimthorpe (1915–2003) * Edmund Beckett, 1st Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905) * Sir Edmund Beckett, 4th Baronet… …   Wikipedia

  • Edmund Faber, 1st Baron Faber — Edmund Beckett Faber, 1st Baron Faber (9 February 1847 ndash; 17 September 1920) was a British politician.He was the eldest son of Charles Wilson Faber and Mary Beckett.Faber was the Conservative MP for Andover between a by election in 1901 and… …   Wikipedia

  • Beckett, Sir Edmund — See: Grimthorpe, Edmund Beckett, Baron …   Biographical history of technology

  • Edmund O'Toole — VC was a South African recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He is believed to have been born at Grahamstown in South …   Wikipedia


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