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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 (1858-9). His eldest brother was Gilbert Arthur ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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