Author Results for Ian Beckwith withh John Collins

The Shipping Interests of the Beckwith Family of Colchester, 1816–1919

By Ian Beckwith withh John Collins

This article endeavours to construct the history of the Beckwith family and their various partners in a shipping business which, in various forms, operated out of the port of Colchester from 1816 to 1919. The family’s interests began with Joseph Beckwith, a master mariner on the coastal trade. Through his connections with shipowners, his sons […] Read More

Filed under: English Channel | North Sea | Other (Twentieth C) | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Biography | Merchant Marines