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Arthur William à Beckett

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Son of Gilbert Abbott à Beckett and Mary Anne Glossop
Brother of Gilbert Arthur à Beckett

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Arthur William à Beckett (25 October 1844 Fulham - 14 January 1909 London) was an English journalist and intellectual.


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He was a younger son of Gilbert Abbott à Beckett, brother of Gilbert Arthur à Beckett and educated at Felsted School. Besides fulfilling other journalistic engagements, Beckett was on the staff of Punch from 1874 to 1902, edited the Sunday Times 1891-1895, and the Naval and Military Magazine in 1896.


He gave an account of his father and his own reminiscences in The à Becketts of Punch (1903). A childhood friend (and distant relative) of W. S. Gilbert, Beckett briefly feuded with Gilbert in 1869, but the two patched up the friendship, and Gilbert even later collaborated on projects with Beckett's brother.


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1844
1844
1909
1909
Age 65