Reference Entry

À Beckett, Arthur William (1844–1909), humorist and journalist

A. J. A. Morris

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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À Beckett, Arthur William (1844–1909), humorist and journalist, the third son of Gilbert Abbott À Beckett (1811–1856) and Mary Anne Glossop (1817–1863), was born at Portland House, North End, Fulham, on 25 October 1844. He was educated at Honiton, then at Felsted School...

Reference Entry.  867 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Literature ; Humour ; Journalism

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