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WW1 Campaign Medals
WW2 Seamen's Medals
War Records from the CWGC
Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills
Notable People and Other Links 

Freemen of Canterbury
(The Roll of the Freemen of the City of Canterbury - By Joseph Meadows Cowper)
Simon Beverton, clothworker, son of Simon Beverton, Shearman, 1634
Thomas Beverton, clothworker son of Simon Beverton, clothworker, 1643
Squier Beverton, son of Squier Beverton, now Mayor, 1660
Joseph Beverton, son of Squier Beverton, 1671
John Beverton, tinman, son of Squier Beverton, Alderman, 1678
Squier Beverton, gent, son of Squier Beverton, Alderman, 1695
John Beverton, brewer, son Squier Beverton, Alderman, 1700
Simon Beverton, gent, son Squier Beverton, 1702
Thomas Beverton, brewer, son Squier Beverton, 1703
William Beverton, silkweaver, son of John Beverton, 1740
Squier Beverton, bricklayer, son of Thomas Beverton, maltster, 1741
William Beverton of Chatham, husbandman, son of Thomas Beverton, Canterbury maltster, 1741
Trade Directories (With Acknowledgement to the University of Leicester Project - LINK)
Post Office London Directory, 1841
Samuel Beverton, 23 Lambeth Walk, gas-fitter and locksmith
Post Office London Directory (Small Edition), 1852
Beverton & Janeway, 18 Princes Street Lambeth, brown Stone potter Thomas Janeway
James Beverton, 36 Devonshire Street, Kennington, tin plate work
Mrs Sarah Beverton 28 Lambeth Walk, gas fitter and locksmith
William Beverton 4 Marah Place, Old Kent Road, tinplate worker
Post Office Directory of Surrey, 1878
William Beverton, 414 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, gas-fitter
Post Office London Directory, 1882
Benjamin Beverton, brazier, 177 Camberwell Road {Born 1809)
Joseph H. Beverton, Corn merchant, 57 Blackfriars Road {Born c1839)
Business Directory of London, 1884,
Benjamin Beverton, tinplate worker, 177 Camberwell Road {Born 1809)
Joseph H. Beverton, Corn merchant, 57 Blackfriars Road {Born c1839)
Kelly's, Surrey, 1887
Benjamin Beverton, 'The Fox', Bisley,publican
Kelly's Directory of Kent, Surrey & Sussex, 1891,
John Edward Beverton , 3 Harlesden Terrace, Dunstan's Road, East Dulwich, Surrey
Joseph Beverton, Station Road, Epsom, Surrey
Benjamin Beverton, High Street, Knaphill, Woking, Surrey, fishmonger.
Post Office London Trades Directory, 1891
Joseph Henry Beverton, Corn merchant, 57 Blackfriars Road
Post Office London Directory, 1895
Joseph Henry Beverton, Corn merchant, 57 Blackfriars Road
Kelly's London Suburban Directory, 1896
George Beverton, 43 Ferndale Road, Clapham
Mrs Sarah Ann Beverton, 2 Grosvenor Cottages, Goodrich Road, East Dulwich,
teacher of music
George Beverton, 10 Drakefell Road, Peckham
Mrs Beverton, 58 Montpelier Road, Peckham
Joseph Henry Beverton, 7 Princess Road (now Prince's Rd, Queens Road, South Wimbledon
William Beverton Jnr, 57 Barnwell Road, Brixton, SW, plumber
Kelly's Directory of Hampshire & Isle of Wight, 1898
William John Beverton, Liberal Association, hon sec, 54 High Street, Newport, IOW
{Is this James William?}
Kelly's London Suburban Directory, 1901.
Miss Julia Beverton, Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, Camberwell, mistress, {b1862}
Mrs Sarah Ann Beverton, 175 Goodrich Road, East Dulwich, teacher of music
Mrs Beverton, 18 Montpelier Road, Peckham {Confirmed No 58 in 1896 and No 18 here}
William Beverton Jnr, 57 Barnwell Road, Brixton, SW, plumber
George William Beverton, 41 Ferndale Road, Clapham
George Beverton, 10 Drakefell Road, Peckham
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1904
George Beverton, 10 Drakefell Road, Peckham
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1905
Miss Julia Beverton, Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, Camberwell, mistress
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1906
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1907
Miss Julia Beverton, Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, Camberwell, mistress
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1908
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Miss Julia Beverton, Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, Camberwell, mistress
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1911
Thomas John Beverton, 37 Bonneville Gardens, Bonneville Road, Clapham
Kelly's, Surrey, 1913,
Benjamin Beverton, High Street, Knaphill, Woking, fishmonger.
Kelly's Directory of Kent, 1913
A.E. Beverton, 74 Babbacombe Road, Bromley, Kent
Post Office London Location Suburbs Directory, 1914. 
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Thomas John Beverton 37 Bonneville Gardens, Bonneville Road, Clapham
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1916
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Thomas John Beverton 37 Bonneville Gardens, Bonneville Road, Clapham
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1917
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1918
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
Post Office London County Suburbs Directory, 1919 
Miss Beverton 116 Earlanger Road, New Cross, Deptford
George Frederick Beverton, 7 Kellerton Road, Lee, SE13
Miss Julia Beverton, Oliver Goldsmith School, Peckham Road, Camberwell, mistress 
Newspapers
The Derby Mercury (Derby, England), Wednesday, April 22, 1846; Issue 5937
Enoch Beverton with three others were killed by an explosion in a mine accident at
Messrs Benton and Pemberton's coal and ironstone pit, Bilston, Staffordshire.
Enoch was probably not married as the wives of other deceased are mentiond.

Lloyd's Weekly London Newspaper (London), Sunday, August 30, 1846; Issue 197
Sarah Beverton, alias Judd, sentenced to 7 years at the Central Criminal Court,
Daily News (London)
, Friday, December 28, 1849; Issue 1121
William BEVERTON {amongst others} Law Intelligence: Notices This Day: Insolvent Court,
Portugal Street, Before Mr Commissioner Phillips, Final Orders
The Morning Chronicle (London), Friday, August 17, 1855; Issue 27657
Catherine Beverton, Awfully sudden death, in George Street, Camberwell, a female about,
forty years of age named Catherine Beverton was found dead in bed although she was
apparently in good health when she retired to rest. Also reported in:
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, August 19, 1855; Issue 665
The Morning Chronicle (London, England), Monday, May 11, 1857; Issue 28200

William Beverton, Insolvent Debtors Court before Mr Commissioner Phillips at 11 this day
Daily News (London, England), Saturday, September 12, 1874; Issue 8856
George
Frederick Beverton assaulted in the execution of his duty as a sheriff's officer
of Middlesex by Henry Charles Winston ENGLAND aged 24, accountant of 30 Polygon, Somers
Town and Cecilia ENGLAND, aged 60, a married woman of the same address were charged
before Mr COOKE, also of rescuing a prisoner from Frederick Beverton's custody at the
above address at Clerkenwell Police Court. More in:
Daily News (London, England), Saturday, September 19, 1874; Issue 8862
Daily News (London, England), Saturday, September 26, 1874; Issue 8868
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, September 27, 1874; Issue 1662
Daily News (London, England), Friday, October 2, 1874; Issue 8873
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, May 25, 1890; Issue 2479.
Committal of a Jockey - At the Croydon County Court on Tuesday, the case of "Beverton Vs
Barnes" was heard. The plaintiff was a corn merchant carrying on business in Blackfriars
Road, London and he sought to have the defendant, Mr Henry D. Barnes, a jockey and
trainer of racehorses, of Purley, Surrey, committed to prison for non-payment of an
amount for corn and forage supplied. He had plenty of means but only laughed at witness
when he asked for his money. There being no appearance for defendant his honour
committed him for 28 days.
Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle etc (Portsmouth), Saturday, July 22, 1893; Issue 5839 
Grosvenor Hotel, Mr & Mrs Beverton one of many on the Southsea visitors list
Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales), Wednesday, February 17, 1897; Issue 8655
G. Beverton, Able Seaman, 155,139, badly wounded on Benin River expedition, Lagos.
Advertiser, Adelaide, South Australia, 2 November, 1906
A Tutor of Burglary - Pupil Housebreaker Turns Kings Evidence. Harry Beverton (15) was one of
three charged with concerned in Burglary at 82, Balham High Road and cheque forgery. Beverton
was discharged and called as a witness for the prosecution. He had met the other two at
Brockwell Park where they planned the burglary. Arthur Cook and Percy Kemp were committed for
trial. {Note that this was an offence in London despite being reported in an Australian
newspaper. It must refer to Harry Edward Beverton born 1891, son of William Thomas Jarmain
Beverton and Mary Eva West.}
Sydney Morning Herald, 1 December. 1941
The complement of H.A.M.S. Sydney was missing presumed killed on 20 Nov 1941, a total of 645
men. One of them was John Troy Beverton, Stoker,
Registers of Seamen's Services - Source National Archives
Royal Navy Registers of Seamen's Services
Name Official No Place and date of Birth Cat Ref
Beverton, Reginald James   J69612    Wandsworth, London  26 September 1901 ADM 188/786
Beverton, Joseph Henry     219395    Hammersmith, Middlesex  09 March 1885 ADM 188/385
Beverton, Thomas John     163147    Peckham, Surrey  18 March 1876 ADM 188/241
Beverton, George Henry Joseph 155139    Camberwell, Surrey  21 May 1874 ADM 188/225
(Note: BMD Index shows as George Thomas J.)
WW1 Campaign Medals  - Source National Archives
Service Medal and Awards
Medal card of:
Name Corps Regiment No Rank Date Cat Ref
Beverton, Wallis J Hampshire Regiment 8/902      Private..1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, W H 10th Hussars Regiment No      12230       Corporal.1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, William F Royal Field Artillery L/33535    Gunner...1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Joseph J The Queen's Regiment T/241798   Corporal 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, J J Royal West Surrey Regiment 241798      Corporal 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Joseph H Army Service Corps    M2/101179   Private  1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Harold G Hampshire Regiment          8/1089   Sergeant.1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, George S The Queen's Regiment          45016   Private 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Ernest Army Service Corps          M2/104052   Private 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Charles  Seaforth Highlanders          S/9983     Private  1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Benjamin   Army Service Corps    T4/039892 Driver   1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Arthur J   East Surrey Regiment    30102    Private 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Aubrey T   8th Oxfordshire and    16309    Private 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 
Beverton, A E    East African Pioneer Corps    3108    Pioneer. 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Beverton, Arthur    South Wales Borderers    40248    Private 1914-1920 WO 372/2
3rd Battalion 
WW2 Seamen's Medals - Source National Archives
World War II medals issued to merchant seamen
Description Date Cat Ref
Medal listing of
Beverton, Herbert Davey    Discharge number: R71618  04 March 1902 BT 395/1
Beverton, Alec Humphries   Discharge number: R256300  25 November 1924 BT 395/1

War Records from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission:
1. In Memory of Flight Sergeant Harry Albert Beverton, 1880277, 15 Sqdn., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
who died on 12 September 1944.  He was the son of Arthur Jarmain Beverton and Edith Mary Beverton (nee Emblen); husband of Esther Beverton, of Croydon, Surrey. Remembered with honour at the Durnbach War Cemetery

2. In Memory of  Stoker John Troy Beverton, 23359, H.M.A.S. Sydney, Royal Australian Navy who died age 22 on 20 November 1941 Son of Percy Alfred and Delia Louisa Beverton, of Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. Remembered with honour at Plymouth Naval Memorial.            LINK to the story of the loss of the ship

Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills - Source National Archives
Will of Samuel Beverton, Brazier and Tinman of No 23 Lambeth Walk , Surrey , 04 March 1848
Cat Ref    PROB 11/2070 - Piece   Volume number: 4 Quire numbers: 151-200
(Note: Died Q4 1847)

Notable People and Other Links
1. Raymond John Heaphy Beverton, CBE, FRS ( 19221995), biologist and scientific administrator.
Born 22nd August 1922, only child of Edgar John BEVERTON, commercial artist, and Dorothy Sybil Mary HEAPHY Unfortunately, for the purposes of our research, Raymond and his father were not born as BEVERTON but as BAREHAM; Edgar changed their name in October 1935 by deed poll (London Gazette); intriguingly the declaration incorrectly gave their previous name as BARTRAM; see:
Birth of Edgar John BAREHAM Q3 1882
Marriage of Edgar John BAREHAM to Dorothy Sybil Mary HEAPHY Q3 1912
Birth of Raymond John Heaphy  BAREHAM Q4 1922

2. Mark Beverton Furniture designer and maker of bespoke furniture LINK

3. Hugh Beverton - Actor who appeared in Magnum PI in 1985 and Dr Who in 1986. LINK