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1809 Born the son of George Beecroft
1841 Living at Kirkstall Forge, Headingley, Leeds (age 30), Iron Manufacturer. With Sarah Bingley (age 30). 
1841 George Skirrow Beecroft, J.P. for Leeds, entered into partnership with his cousins John, Thomas and Ambrose at Kirkstall Forge, of which the Butler and Beecroft families had been proprietors since 1778.
1842 Ironmaster, widower, married Mary Isabella Beaumont
1844 Birth of son George Audas-Beaumont Beecroft
1858 Retired from Beecroft, Butler and Co
1861 M.P. for Leeds, living in London, with Mary E Beecroft 42, George A B Beecroft 16, Septima B Beecroft 23, and his mother in law, Alia Beecroft 67
1869 Died in London