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BEVERTON ONE-NAME STUDY
Beverton Miscellaneous Records
 
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)
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.
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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   
Reginald James Beverton,  J69612, Wandsworth London, 26 September 1901, ADM 188/786
Joseph Henry Beverton, 219395, Hammersmith Middlesex, 09 March 1885, ADM 188/385
Thomas John Beverton, 163147, Peckham Surrey, 18 March 1876, ADM 188/241
George Henry Joseph Beverton, 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 cards :
Name,Corps, Regiment, No, Rank, Date, Cat Ref

Wallis J Beverton, Hampshire Regiment, 8/902, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Beverton W H Beverton, 10th Hussars Regiment No, 12230, Corporal, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
William F Beverton, Royal Field Artillery, L/33535, Gunner, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Joseph J Beverton, The Queen's Regiment, T/241798, Corporal, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
J J Beverton, Royal West Surrey Regiment, 241798, Corporal, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Joseph H Beverton, Army Service Corps, M2/101179, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Harold G Beverton,  Hampshire Regiment, 8/1089, Sergeant, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
George S Beverton, The Queen's Regiment, 45016, Private, 1914-1920 WO 372/2
Ernest Beverton, Army Service Corps, M2/104052, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Charles Beverton, Seaforth Highlanders, S/9983, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Benjamin Beverton, Army Service Corps, T4/039892, Driver, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Arthur J Beverton, East Surrey Regiment, 30102, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Aubrey T Beverton,   8th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, 16309, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
A E Beverton, East African Pioneer Corps, 3108, Pioneer; 1914-1920, WO 372/2
Arthur Beverton, South Wales Borderers 3rd Battalion, 40248, Private, 1914-1920, WO 372/2
 
WW2 Merchant Seamen's Medals - Source National Archives
World War II medals issued to merchant seamen
Name Discharge Number, Date, Cat Ref

Herbert Davey Beverton, R71618, 04 March 1902, BT 395/1
Alec Humphries Beverton, 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.           
 
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 ( 1922-1995), 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; he died in 2003. LINK