Edward William BEAL John Hugh Bruce BEAL Winifred MORGAN Eardley Carew BEAL Hastings Evelyn John BEAL Louisa Amy EDLIN Mini tree diagram

Richard Edward Bruce BEAL O.B.E., M.C.

Richard Edward Bruce BEAL

16th Aug 18781,2,3 - 6th Apr 194213,14,15


Life History

16th Aug 1878

Born in Kensington, St Mary Paddington (Blomfield Road, 55).1,2,3

From the Birth Certificate :-
1) Father - Edward William Beal
2) Mother - Louisa Amy Beal formerly Edlin
3) Occupation of father - Solicitor
4) Description & residence of informant - Edw. Wm. Beal, father, 55 Blomfield Road
5) When registered - 19 September 1878

29th Oct 1878

Christened in Paddington, St Mary Magdalene, Woodchester Street.4

Father - Edward William Beal
Mother - Louisa Amy Beal
Father's occupation - Solicitor
Abode - 55 Blomfield Road

29th Oct 1878

Baptised in Paddington, St Mary Paddington, Paddington Green.4

Father - Edward William Beal
Mother - Louisa Amy Beal
Father's occupation - Solicitor
Abode - 55 Blomfield Road

3rd Apr 1881

Recorded in census in Kensington, St Mary Paddington (Portsdown Road, 182).5

31st Mar 1901

Occupation Articled Clerk.1

31st Mar 1901

Recorded in census in Kensington (Pitt Street, Bullingham Mansions, 29).1

22nd Jul 1903

Attended the funeral.6

Of Sir Peter Henry Edlin

16th Jul 1904

Married Winifred MORGAN in St George Hanover Square, Parish Church.18,19,20

From the Marriage Certificate :-
1) By Banns
2) Vicar - David Anderson
3) Witnesses - Edw. W Beal, John H Morgan & John C Morgan
4) Groom - Richard Edward Bruce Beal, 25, bachelor, solicitor, 10 Palace Gardens Terrace
5) Father of the groom - Edward William Beal - Solicitor
6) Bride - Winifred Morgan, 21, spinster, 68 Grosvenor Street
7) Father of the bride - John Hammond Morgan, Surgeon

27th Apr 1906

Birth of son John Hugh Bruce BEAL in Fulham.16,17

2nd Apr 1911

Occupation Solicitor.7

2nd Apr 1911

Recorded in census in Kensington (8 Camden House Road).7

Head of household
Rooms x 8
Staff x 3

21st May 1913


Of the Will of Louisa Harriet Beal (1854-1913)
Annotated as "solicitor"
Joint executor with Frances Maria Beal spinster

between 1914 and 1918

World War 1.9,10

1) Captain - Royal Army Service Corps
2) Major - Royal Army Service Corp

Addresses given :-
404a Kings Road, Chelsea
41 Finsbury Pavement, London

17th Jun 1916


Theatre of war first served in Palmia

9th Apr 1927


of the estate of Rev. Edward Jarratt Tyser, of 68 Ebury Street, Westminster, clerk
Joint Executors :-
Midland Bank Executor & Trustee Company Ltd.
Richard Edward Bruce Beal, solicitor
Effects - GBP 22,862. 12s. 5d.

21st Mar 1931

Mentioned in Will.12

Of Edward William Beal
Described as "my son Richard Edward Bruce Beal"

20th Aug 1934

Mentioned in Codicil to Will.12

Second codicil of Edward William Beal
Described as "Richard Edward Bruce Beal"

6th Apr 1942

Died in Paddington.13,14,15

From the Times :-
"On April 6, 1942, suddenly RICHARD EDWARD BRUCE BEAL, O.B.E., M.C., formerly Clerk to the Paddington and Tower Divisions. Funeral private, no flowers."

13th Jul 1942

Probate in Llandudno.15

of the estate of Richard Edward Bruce Beal, of Flat 5 Connaught-court, Connaught-street, Paddington
Executor - Winifred Beal, widow
Effects - GBP 7,127 19s. 8d.


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